14 Destination Hotspots in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Tempe
Phoenix is home to many five-star restaurants and deluxe resorts, making it a destination hotspot for out-of-town business travelers. If you plan fly in to the Phoenix area through Scottsdale Airpark, Mesa-Gateway or Phoenix International Sky Harbor, book ahead for our airport pickup service.
Why should a business trip just be for business? We encourage you to find some relaxation while in a brand new city. Here are some of our most recommended options for dining, great cocktails, premier resorts, and annual seasonal events!
Wine and Dine the Night Away
If you are meeting a business contact in the Phoenix or Scottsdale area, the dinner venue of choice matters. You need a classy, upscale environment that will allow you to make a great first impression, and we want to help you choose the best options! Request our special event limos or town cars to transport you and your guest to these great dining establishments.
- Casablanca Lounge – http://www.thecasablancalounge.com/
Find small bites with a huge punch. Casablanca Lounge partners with the Santa Fe Brewing Company to bring you Southwest, Lebanese and Italian favorite flavors unmatched in Arizona. It’s an open environment, so it might not be the best spot for deliberating a confidential business deal.
- Postino Wine Café – http://postinowinecafe.com/
Come here if you plan to have a business-casual meeting. This relaxed wine café has six locations throughout Phoenix, including one near the Biltmore, Central Phoenix, Gilbert, Tempe, and two locations in Scottsdale.
- Top of the Rock Restaurant – http://www.topoftherockbuttes.com/
Looking for a dynamic impression and dining experience? How does a 360-degree city and desert view sound? Try this restaurant for its rich food and cocktail menu options, too!
- Posh Improvisational Cuisine – http://www.poshscottsdale.com/
Looking for small bites that make a dynamite impression? Try this on-the-fly menu. Chef Hebert is an Arizona native, but his style is quite edgy and highly acclaimed. Don’t be afraid to ask him for wine pairings either. This chef is also a certified sommelier!
- Crudo – http://www.crudoaz.com/
How do you take something traditional like Italian cooking and make it modern? All you need to do is try Chef Campbell’s Crudo, Cotto, Mozza, and Griglia menu! This is an exquisite take on Italian food with great mixology pairings. The dining room is small and open, so leave the financial business details at the hotel.
- Mastro’s Ocean Club
You can’t mention fine dining selection without including Mastro’s. This five-star locale with private dining options features a rich menu including ahi tuna tartare, escargot, choice steak cuts, craft beer, and cocktail selections.
Deluxe Resorts to Lay Your Head
When business carries you to Phoenix or Scottsdale, don’t rely on unreliable transportation like Uber or Lyft. Instead opt for our airport transportation for resort destinations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area. You deserve a driver that is dedicated to serving only you to ensure timely arrival to and from the airport.
- Fairmont Scottsdale Princess – http://www.scottsdaleprincess.com/
Who said you can’t have fun on your business trip? At the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, you have your choice of five (yes five!) elite restaurants on campus. You also can golf on the same course that the PGA Tour features in the Waste Management Phoenix Open! Book for our town car service for incredible convenience tTo and from to and from Phoenix International Sky Harbor airport to the Princess resort.
- The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa – http://kierlandresort.com/
Westin resorts are well-known throughout the private transportation industry. What makes the Kierland location different, however, is the opportunity to get hands-on cocktail classes with the resort’s mixologist, Matt Allen. The resort also features great golfing greens to challenge every skill level of the game.
- Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa – http://www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com/
If you want more privacy to take in Arizona’s desert beauty, then choose to stay at the Sanctuary’s luxurious casitas. If you seek a night out on the town during your stay here, feel free to reserve your limo for a girl’s night out.
- Talking Stick Resort – http://www.talkingstickresort.com/
If you want to stay at a resort that has it all – top tier restaurant, beautiful views, water amenities, golf, and even a casino – then stay at Talking Stick. Located in East Scottsdale, it is mere minutes from both Scottsdale Airpark and Sky Harbor International. Arrive in style with your choice of our Phoenix limousine options, including the stretch Lincoln town car or stretch Escalade SUV.
Can’t Miss Annual Events
- Desert Botanical Garden – http://www.dbg.org/
Find beautiful illuminations of Arizona plant life and catch exhibit shows for nightly views. Some of the best architectural features include Chihuly, Bruce Munro and many more. Currently, Bruce Munro’s exhibit is running through May 8, 2016. See gorgeous representations of fiber optic lighting and garden inspired sculptures. Click here for event info.
- Fountain Hills Art Festivals
Fountain Hills is quickly becoming the destination art festival for exhibits and collections. Check out two annual festivals known as “The Great Fair” in February and “Fountain Festival” in November. The latter has been an iconic opportunity to get the best southwest arts and crafts since 1974!
- Waste Management Phoenix Open – https://wmphoenixopen.com/
If you want to see some of the best PGA golfers up close and personal, then you cannot miss the Phoenix Open in February each year. This Scottsdale destination spot for the PGA Tour has reached record breaking attendance, and for good reason! Request our convenient car service for Phoenix destinations like this one to fight the hassles of parking.
- Barrett Jackson – http://www.barrett-jackson.com/
Believe it or not, clients have requested our Phoenix airport car service just for a ride from the airport to the Barrett Jackson auctions in Scottsdale. The auctions come through the Phoenix area annually in late January and sometimes stretch into early February. Get a luxurious ride there and drive out with some of the most sought-after classic car restorations.
You won’t regret exploring the Phoenix area in style when you pass through this sixth largest metropolitan city. If you have questions about any of the destination hotspots or places to dine, rest or visit, feel free to ask our airport transportation drivers!
All Valley Transportation is the choice for luxury, private airport transportation from Mesa, Phoenix and Scottsdale airports. We know the best of the best Phoenix has to offer. Let us worry about traffic and parking while you relax, meet your business contacts, and take in Southwest culture. Book your town car or limousine service online today!