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Ideally situated at the crossroads of Phoenix, North Scottsdale, Cave Creek and Desert Ridge Marketplace, endless opportunities for entertainment, adventure, dining and relaxation come together at the newly transformed JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. From the tranquility of Revive Spa to an expansive aquatic wonderland, championship golf, world-class pickleball and more, every element needed for an unforgettable getaway awaits your arrival.

The lazy river and slide are currently closed as we make space for our brand new aquatic areas, opening Spring 2023.

Elevate Your Experience

From signature activities to not-to-be-missed happenings, make the most of your stay by exploring our events calendar.

Golf Lifestyle

AquaRidge WaterPark Opening This Year!

Our expansive pool complex has undergone major enhancements to its welcome center, cabanas, lounge seating, lazy river and this spring will introduce three new water slides for adventure seekers of all ages.

Digital rendering of three waterslides

Explore On-Property Recreation and Rejuvenation

On-Site Outlets
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Revive Spa

Retreat to the tranquility of Revive Spa and allow our nurturing therapists to elevate your wellbeing. Located within the resort, Revive Spa offers soothing treatments and salon services, as well as a sauna and fitness center.

Palmer Signature Course - Hole 1

Wildfire Golf Club

Offering two unique golf experiences, the Palmer Signature Course and Faldo Championship Course at Wildfire Golf Club allow golfers to indulge their passion for the game in a way no other destination can offer.

Fitness Center - Free Weights

Revive Spa Fitness Center (18+ years of age)

Located inside the beautiful Revive Spa facility and outfitted with ample equipment.

Outdoor swimming pool.


Mesa Outdoor Pool

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-10:00 PM


Towels provided


Wildfire Outdoor Pool

Mon-Sun: 7:00 AM-10:00 PM


Towels provided


Griffin Bay, Our Exclusive Pool Experience

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM


Towels provided



Revive Spa Pool


Rejuvenating Spa Amenities

Whether visiting for a girls’ weekend, special occasion or just as a reward for a life well-lived, our Phoenix day spa will ensure you leave feeling refreshed and fulfilled. From indulgent spa treatments to opportunities for heart-pumping fitness, our goal is to provide every element needed throughout your wellness journey.

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Lady receiving a spa treatment
The Luxury of a Private Cabana

Recline poolside in one of our private cabanas while enjoying the vibrancy of Phoenix's signature turquoise skies and endless sunshine.

Cuisine Curated for Your Well-Being

Our dedicated spa chef utilizes worldly flavors not often found in today's cuisine. Indulge your appetite for wellness with the delicious menu at Revive Spa Bistro.

Convenient Parking Available

Revive Spa will be honored to validate parking with the purchase of any spa or salon service, as well as dining at the Revive Spa Bistro.

Revive Spa Fitness Center

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Revive Spa Fitness Center

With two modern fitness centers on-property, keep your fitness goals on track throughout your getaway with inspired wellness classes, state-of-the-art exercise equipment and outdoor activities curated to awaken your best self.

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Fitness Center - Movement Studio
Fitness Classes

Whether you need help getting started, pushing beyond a plateau or finding a new challenge, Revive Spa Fitness Center offers various levels of instruction including personal training and group classes available in-room and at the fitness center.

Wellness Suite featuring in-room Peloton
In-Room Fitness

The Joffrey Ballet and JW Marriott present Behind the Barre, an inspiring and fitness-focused video series that celebrates a shared passion for well-being and exceptional training. Join Ashley Wheater, the Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, as he and two Joffrey dancers inspire wellbeing, balance, energy and renewal.

Fitness Center - Free Weights
Personal Training

Our experts will design a new program or modify your existing one, helping you make the most of the time you spend in the gym. 50 minutes: $75

Yoga and Mat Pilates

Expert-led programs are offered one-on-one or in a private group setting and are suitable for all levels. 50 minutes (yoga): $75

Pickleball Center Court

Five premier hard, lighted courts are available at the Tennis Center, which features a pro shop, seasonal daily clinics, group and private lessons, matching services, ball machine rentals and same-day racquet stringing.

Outdoor Fitness

Arizona offers the perfect climate for outdoor recreation; in the summer, be sure to get outside early before the temperature soars. The area around the resort offers natural beauty, which can be explored and experienced with a variety of activities.

Bicycle rentals

What better way to explore the beauty of our scenic Sonoran Desert setting than during an enjoyable bicycle ride. To rent a bike, visit the Tennis Center shop or call (480) 293-3663.

Fitness Center - Cardio Machines
Group Classes

Enjoy the community of wellness. The fitness center offers a daily schedule of group classes including yoga, spinning, Pilates and aquatics.

Desert Lifestyle
Walking and Jogging

Walking and jogging maps are available at the front desk and feature trails of various lengths and difficulties.


Our brand new, world-class Pickleball Center features 17 lighted courts next to a full service pro shop carrying a large selection of apparel and equipment. Our Pickleball Center offers hourly court time, group instruction, one-one-one instruction and a Certified Pickleball instructor.


Griffin Bay – Your Luxury Retreat

Griffin Bay, our newest exclusive pool experience, includes upgraded and enhanced food and beverage offerings, VIP seating and service for an incomparable day, poolside.

Cabana Cottages

The private Cabana Cottages at Griffin Bay feature cushioned chaise lounges and sectional seating, a cooling misting fan, complimentary bottled water, refrigerator, towel service, digital safe, TV with DirectTV, complimentary Wi-Fi and a dedicated attendant.

Daybeds and Chaise Lounge Chairs

Daybeds and chaise lounge chairs are reserved the day of rental by our Griffin Bay Concierge located just past the Welcome Center within the Griffin Bay pool area. Prices vary by season and can be confirmed the day of rental.

Family Escape

Whether your child is a budding foodie, an abstract finger painter or just loves to explore, discover enriching experiences designed to bring you and your kids together through fun-filled creative adventures thoughtfully curated to inspire and connect the whole family throughout your journey.

Contact Us

Reservations for our exclusive pool experience may be made through The Club at Desert Ridge, the resort front office or by contacting the recreation department up to six months in advance of arrival by emailing PHXDR_recreation@marriott.com.

An Unforgettable Family Escape

Plan the perfect staycation or vacation with all the signature amenities our luxury, family-friendly Arizona resort has to offer, including our Vacation Planning Department and kid-friendly attractions like the Kids Club and pool experiences that spark the imagination.

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Additional Area Activities
Desert Ridge Marketplace

Desert Ridge Marketplace offers great shopping, chef-driven restaurants and upgraded amenities. Immerse yourself in a collection of exclusive destinations.

High Street

Visit High Street, where you will discover everything needed for an amazing night out or a productive day of shopping and style, plus tasty treats and succulent eats.

Cave Creek

Cave Creek offers a genuine western lifestyle. Here you'll find many horse properties, saloons, rodeo events, shops, western jewelry and one-of-a-kind pottery.

Kierland Commons

Kierland Commons is a unique, upscale Main Street outdoor lifestyle center that artfully blends shopping, dining and entertainment.