Experiences

Explore Scottsdale from our active hotel in the Sonoran Desert. See world-class shopping at Kierland Commons, conveniently located within walking distance of our hotel. Wander to Scottsdale Quarter and browse the palm-lined storefronts. Stimulate your children's sense of wonder at OdySea Aquarium, offering personal, undersea experiences such as SeaTrek Helmet Diving. From rolling golf courses to relaxing spas, our city has something for everyone. To learn more about resort activities and Kid’s Club email FUN@kierlandresort.com . To learn more about local area activities email concierge@westinkierlandconcierge.com .

On-Site Outlets
Agave, The Arizona Spa Whirlpool.

Agave, The Arizona Spa & Salon

Relax at Agave, The Arizona Spa & Salon at our resort in Scottsdale. Our day spa offers massages, facials and an array of rejuvenating treatments for body, hair, nails and skin. To book a reservation for Agave, The Arizona Spa please call 480-624-1525.

Kierland Golf Club Driving Range.

The Westin Kierland Golf Club

Play golf on the Acacia, Ironwood, and Mesquite courses, featuring multiple tees, generous fairways and greens. Take in beautiful scenery as you enjoy your game, and explore fun ways to play on our Segways, golf bikes, golfboards and TurfRiders and more.

Westin Workout.

WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio

Open 24 hours, the fitness studio features state-of-the-art cardio and strength-training equipment.

Swimming pool with lounge chairs.

Swimming

Adventure Water Park

Mon-Sun: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM

Outdoor

Towels provided

Heated

Lifeguard on Duty

Children's Pool

Adult Aguamiel Pool

Mon-Sun: 6:00 AM-10:00 PM

Outdoor

Towels provided

Heated

Whirlpool

Whirlpool open year round

Agave, The Arizona Spa

Golf Club Highlights

As one of the leading resort courses in Arizona, we are dedicated to providing our guests with a consistently first-rate golf experience by offering a well-maintained, service-oriented golf facility staffed with individuals who act on the values of integrity, passion and teamwork.

The Golf Shop

Peruse the finest in fashionable golf attire, swimwear, equipment, kids merchandise and gift items. The Golf Shop features top brands such as Greg Norman, Nike Golf, Adidas, Cutter and Buck and many more.

More Fitness Services

RunWestin Luxurious Amenities

Lace up your shoes and join our Running Concierge for a 5k run. Our Running Concierge will start you off with warm-up stretches, take you on a guided local run, and finish off your adventure with cool down exercises, water, and fresh towels. For more Running Concierge information please call 480-624-1000 or visit Agave, The Arizona Spa.

Yoga & Mindfulness Luxurious Amenities

You will build physical and mental strength by concentrating on the practice of postures and breath control. We offer a variety of yoga and mindfulness classes at different days and times to suit your schedule.

Resort Gift Shop

Don't forget to stop by our gift shop, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa one-stop-shop for amenities or unique gifts to remember your stay.

Pools & Water Park

One of the resort’s biggest attractions is the Adventure Water Park, which offers the iconic Kierland FlowRider flow-board simulator for surfing in the desert, a lazy river and a 110-foot-long waterslide and more! Rent a family-friendly poolside cabana to relax in shaded luxury or enjoy your very own Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef private "island". Come discover a true oasis in Scottsdale.

Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef.
Adventure Pool.
Adventure Pool

The perfect location for fun in the sun or rest and relaxation.

Aquamiel Pool.
Aquamiel Pool

Our heated “adult pool” is a quiet retreat for adults. Conveniently located near Agave, The Arizona Spa, the Aguamiel pool features lap lanes for fitness swimming, hot tub and private cabanas. Open 24 hours.

Kierland FlowRider

Part surfing, part snowboarding, part wakeboarding FUN experience. "Flowboarding" is not just a ride, it is a sport - a 21st century alchemy with the look of surfing, the ride of snowboarding, the tricks of skateboarding and boards derived from wakeboarding.

Kierland FlowRider™ is only accessible to guests of The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa and The Westin Kierland Villas.

Reservations required, only checked in registered guests will be able to register for a Kierland FlowRider™ session.

Riders must be at least 42″ tall to bodyboard (safety standard).

Riders must be at least 52″ tall to flowboard (safety standard).

All riders 17 and younger must have liability waiver form signed by a legal guardian.

All adult riders must sign a liability waiver form.

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to scheduled time for waiver review and to receive a wristband.

Limit one rider per lane at a time (Four riders minimum to run; Eight riders maximum per lane).

For hours of operation, please email FUN@kierlandresort.com.

Ride rates are subject to change seasonally.

Please note only checked in registered guests will be able to register for a Kierland FlowRider session.

All rides must be cancelled by 6 p.m. the day prior to scheduled ride time or the full amount will be charged to the guest’s folio at checkout.

For Kierland FlowRider™ session rates and more information, please email FUN@kierlandresort.com.

Book Your Cabana Experience

Elevate your poolside experience with a private cabana or daybed - your own personal space to relax, chill and enjoy summer in style.

Adventure Pool.

Private Island

Relax the day away on your very own private “island.” Perfect for the whole family, Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef is a one-of-a-kind island experience that features exclusive access to a private section of the lazy river, eight lounge chairs and plenty of fun!

Relax the day away on your very own private “island.” Perfect for the whole family, Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef is a one-of-a-kind island experience that features exclusive access to a private section of the lazy river, eight lounge chairs and plenty of fun!

Includes:

Private In-Water Cove Area

Dining Table for 4 in Reef

Shaded lounge seating for 4 on Island + day bed

1 Umbrella on the Island

Reserved Tubes (up to 10), to be stocked in Cove Area

Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef is limited to Resort guests and available during regular Adventure Pool hours only. Rental requires a minimum $250* food and beverage purchase in addition to the Relaxation Reef rental fee*. (Terms & Conditions may apply.)

Unwind and refresh on your very own piece of paradise located alongside the 900 foot winding lazy river. Great for multiple families or groups, Tommy Bahama Paradise Point is a unique area that features exclusive access to a private section of the lazy river, six deluxe lounge chairs, 2 dining tables, 4 umbrellas and more!

Includes:

Private In-Water Point Area

6 deluxe lounge chairs

2 Dining Tables for 8 total guests

4 umbrellas for additional sun coverage

Reserved Tubes (up to 10), to be stocked in Point Area

Cornhole boards and bags, coolers and storage units

Tommy Bahama Paradise Point is limited to Resort guests and available during regular Adventure Pool hours only. Rental price may vary based upon occupancy/season and requires a minimum $250* food and beverage minimum purchase in addition to the Paradise Point rental fee*. (Terms & Conditions may apply.)

Kids Compass Quest

The Compass program contains a scavenger hunt as a fun way for families to explore the resort and allow kids to discover all that the property has to offer. At each stop, children will receive a stamp in their Compass, similar to a passport. Once they have collected all 11 stamps, they will be rewarded with unique custom lapel pins from each of their stamp locations to take home.

Kierland Campfires & S'mores

Every Friday and Saturday evening, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa invites families to the Kierland Campfire to roast Arizona S’mores over an open fire pit – a fun activity the whole family can enjoy and a delicious treat to boot.

Fire pits surrounded by cushioned outdoor chairs.

FUN at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

From the Westin Family Kids Club to our award winning FUN Program, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa sets itself apart from all other Scottsdale Resorts. Enjoy endless Resort activities, adult recreation and Arizona adventures. Make your next getaway one full of memories that will last a lifetime.

To learn more about The Kierland Mining Company, call (480) 624-1268 or email FUN@kierlandresort.com!

Enjoy outdoor spaces with seating areas and hours of FUN with activities including lawn chess, basketball and game tables.

The Kierland Mining Company takes guests back to the days of mining in Arizona. Located just past the Front Desk on the Lobby level, the Kierland Mining Company is the place to find our award-winning FUN Team and Resort Ambassadors and all the information you need to plan FUN during your stay.

Lobby Wildlife Habitat

Join us every Friday at 11a.m. for Snake and Eggs (not really), but we do invite you to breakfast with our resident snakes and Gila Monster to observe their feeding. Learn about these fascinating Sonoran Desert creatures during this insightful demonstration.

Hotel lobby.

Kierland Commons Shopping

Located adjacent to the resort with more than 70 retailers including Banana Republic, Coach, Barnes & Noble and Crate & Barrel to name a few, Kierland Commons is shopping and dining at its finest.

Kierland Commons.

Discover Scottsdale

A visit to Scottsdale offers endless opportunities for exploration.

Aerial view of the pool and cabanas.
Hot Air Ballooning

Float over the Sonoran Desert, just above the stately saguaro cactus, in a hot air balloon! View limitless panoramas and finish your flight with a traditional champagne toast. Flights are available daily, weather permitting; sunrise flights year-round, sunset flights November through March.

Jeep, Hummer or ATV Tours

Cover wild desert terrain in powerful recreational vehicles, see stunning scenery and learn all about Arizona. Tours last 4 to 5 hours, and pick up from main lobby is available.

The Grand Canyon Experience

Take a trip to Northern Arizona for one of the most magnificent views in the world. Customize your journey to include a tour upon arrival or even helicopter ride!

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

The McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is not only full of activities and great recreational fun, but also a historical and educational experience for all ages. Enjoy train rides, an antique carousel, historical buildings and actual railroad cars.

Horseback Riding

Saddle up and see the West! Even novice riders will enjoy the views of the Sonoran Desert from a guided trail ride on horseback. Half-day and full-day rides are available.

Scottsdale Quarter Shopping

One of the area’s most unique shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. Inspired by quaint city districts, the Quarter offers a streetscape of cafes and stores ranging from high-tech to high-fashion including Apple, H&M, West Elm, Armani Exchange and Nike.

Arizona Casino

Have a little gambling fun and catch a Vegas-style show! Enjoy 1,500 slot machines including 80 high-limit slots, live Blackjack, 50 poker tables and live fast-action Keno.

Desert Botanical Gardens

The Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits.

Heard Museum

One of the Phoenix area’s first cultural attractions and the world’s finest destinations for learning about American Indian arts and cultures, the Heard Museum is a renowned for showcasing the history and art of the native tribes of the Southwest.

Taliesin West

Built in the late 1930s by legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this cluster of buildings is now a National Historic Landmark. Patterned after the flow and feeling of the desert surrounding it, this school was also the architect’s favorite building.

The Phoenix Zoo

Voted one of the nation’s “Top 5 Zoos for Kids,” The Phoenix Zoo offers everything from the “Arizona Trail” for a look at Arizona native species, a Safari Train, giraffe feeding, the “Wild about Animals Show,” Monkey Village and more!

Cracker Jax Family & Fun Sport Park

Kids of all ages can enjoy batting cages, Go-karts, bumper boats, miniature golf courses, double-tiered driving range, arcade and snack bar.