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Our Signature Touchpoints invite you to discover the many ways you can immerse yourself in our destination. As our guest, you’ll experience these authentic experiences — Destination Suitcase, Destination Discovery, and Destination Taste — to help you create and truly enjoy a memorable experience that is as unique as our location.

Destination Suitcase

Plan, pack and experience. From on-property activities, local culture and information, to tips on ways to explore the area, we want to immerse you in everything that our location offers. With Destination Suitcase, be inspired to explore our unique destination with a virtual suitcase of recommended items to help lead you on a path to individual discovery.

Hiking Shoes/Boots

Hiking Shoes/Boots

Be sure to pack your hiking shoes or boots to experience some of the hiking trails on Camelback Mountain featuring breathtaking views.

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Sunglasses

Sunglasses

With 360 day a year of sunshine, don't forget your sunglasses. Perfect for laying poolside, hiking, or visiting the Botanical Gardens.

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Fork & Knife

Fork & Knife

Make sure you come hungry. With the AAA Four Diamond T. Cook's on property eating is a must during your visit. Once you had a taste of Chef Todd Allison's Mediterranean cuisine you can wonder to downtown Scottsdale with 100s of dining options.

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Champagne Glass

Champagne Glass

If you are in the mood for some romance, be sure to pack a little something special. With customized romanitc experiences, make it a moment to remember. (Don't worry we will provide the champange glasses)

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Camera

Camera

With so much to see and experience, capture the moment and pack your camera. On property alone, take a tour and hear about the story of Delos Cooke and how we became Royal Palms Resort and Spa. Scottsdale is home to 100s of galleries and attracktions including Frank Lloyd Wright's Institution and the Desert Botanical Garden.

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Slippers

Slippers

Description: Take some time to relax during your journey and visit the Alvadora Spa. Bring your slippers (we provide these too) and enjoy your environment with anything from massage treatments to salon treatments.

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Destination Discovery

Explore, immerse and discover. With Destination Discovery, you’ll experience our unique destination from a local’s perspective. Whether you have an hour, an afternoon, or a day, Destination Discovery will provide you with insider recommendations for authentically-inspired local experiences, no matter how much or how little time you have available. Discover our Destination!

DRIVE

DRIVE

Grab your sunscreen, sunglasses and hats, then head to Phoenix Desert Botanical Garden, 140 acres showcasing more than 50,000 native plants in beautiful outdoor exhibits. For more family fun, visit the world's only global Musical Instrument Museum featuring more than 6,000 instruments from cultures throughout the world. Next, see why architect Frank Lloyd Wright called his winter home in the desert foothills the "top of the world" during your trip to Taliesin West (1). The dramatic Night Lights Tour is truly memorable. Hop back in the car and shoot on over to Cave Creek, an old gold mining town brimming with Wild West character, saloons-even a live rodeo. Or take a scenic drive to the mystical town of Sedona (2). Soar above the red rocks in a helicopter, explore more than 200 miles of trails or find your inner zen with a spiritual reading.

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SHOP

SHOP

Up for a marathon shopping spree just minutes from the resort? Scottsdale Fashion Square (1) is home to more than 250 retail stores, including unique Shop & Play or Shop & Spa packages. Next up, Biltmore Fashion Park features sophisticated fashion and adventurous dining options. If you're looking for some Southwest art & style, take a stroll around historic Old Town (2), featuring distinct galleries, Native American jewelry stores, and an old-time ice cream parlor. Head over to La Grand Orange American Grocery & Pizzeria and explore everything this funky organic grocery store has to offer. Create your own vegan or gluten-free pizza, enjoy hand-made baked goods, or sample small batch gelato. Mmmm.

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WALK

WALK

Looking to get some fresh air? Start your day with a challenging hike up Camelback Mountain. For a long excursion, check out Cholla Trail (1). Or climb your way up Echo Canyon Trail. Both trails offer unparalleled views of the city. If you're up for more, take a stroll along the Arizona Canal (2). Here you'll find paved walking paths, retail stores and delightful local restaurants. From the canal, make a stop at Granada Park and 51st, where you'll find giant eucalyptus shade trees and ample green space to lay out, relax, or play a sport. For something right in our backyard, stroll over to Alvadora Spa for our daily fitness class, Yoga on the Lawn. Finally, don't miss an enlightening tour of Royal Palms Resort & Spa. As you discover its romantic and storied history, create wonderful new stories of your own!

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Destination Taste

Authentic, simple and delicious. Destination Taste is our way of welcoming you upon your arrival with an invitation to savor a "bite" of our local cuisine. This small treat provides the perfect tasty introduction to the unique cuisine, famous dishes and culinary delights in our destination.

Citrus Snickerdoodle

Citrus Snickerdoodle

Sweet cinnamon sugar with a hint of Arizona citrus, these Citrus Snickerdoodles are our favorite treat this time of year. Baked in house by our T.Cook's bakeshop, these soft and pillowy pastries are baked to perfection.

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