Destination guide

Resort-style living in The Boulders

Dreaming of lush golf courses, sunbaked desert scenery and endless sunshine? Set in the heart of Arizona, The Boulders is a purpose-built resort community in the foothills of the Sonoran Desert. Inside, you'll find a luxury spa, championship golf courses and a tightknit community of long-time vacationers, not to mention plenty of places to drink and dine while soaking up the desert scenery. Whether you're planning a romantic getaway or a family escape, The Boulders vacation rentals unlock exclusive access to this slice of Arizona.

Things to do

Tee off in The Boulders

The Boulders treats guests to a pair of 18-hole championship courses designed by the legendary golf architect Jay Morrish. They span an otherworldly desert landscape and are recognized as 2 of America's top places to tee off. You can also sign up for private lessons if you want to improve your par. Planning a golf getaway? The Boulders vacation rentals put you just steps from the fairways and you'll even enjoy access to private golf carts, which make it easy to zip to the club house, the tennis courts and beyond.

Activities

Desert adventures beyond The Boulders

Whether you want to work up a sweat or pamper yourself silly, The Boulders caters to every mood. There are plenty of on-site recreational activities to enjoy, with tennis courts, rock climbing walls and more. You can also venture beyond the resort and discover Arizona's ancient desert landscape. There's hot air ballooning over the Sonoran Desert, helicopter tours over the Grand Canyon, adrenalin-fueled Hummer safaris, horseback riding and more. If all that adventure leaves you feeling worn out, head to the spa at The Boulders, a luxe facility offering an indulgent menu of signature experiences.

Weather

Sunshine skies in The Boulders

A desert climate means you'll enjoy clear skies throughout the year. In fact, The Boulders is part of Arizona's "Valley of the Sun" and enjoys over 330 days of sunshine a year. The Boulders vacation rentals make it easy to cool off, with stunning properties featuring sparkling swimming pools and lush gardens. Remember, temperatures can drop at night so don't forget to pack layers. Crowds peak in spring, when The Boulders enjoys clear skies and mild temperatures. Summers are dry and hot, with winters bringing the occasional rainstorm.

Natural features

Boutique weddings in The Boulders

The Boulders is surrounded by ancient desert rock formations and sun-bronzed cactus gardens. In the distance are the craggy granite rock faces of Pinnacle Peak Park. The resort sits in the Sonoran Desert foothills and covers a sprawling 1300-acre footprint. Thanks to its dramatic landscape The Boulders has earned itself a top spot on the Arizona wedding circuit. Brides swoon over stunning reception venues, luxe on-site facilities and the resort's dedicated wedding consultant. Getting married? From intimate honeymoon suites to spacious wedding party villas, The Boulders vacation rentals promise a boutique setting for tying the knot.

What is the best area to stay near The Boulders?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend near The Boulders:

  • Paradise Valley Village: 3,583 vacation rentals
  • McCormick Ranch: 1,830 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Phoenix: 557 vacation rentals
  • Troon North: 433 vacation rentals
  • Desert Ridge: 704 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses near The Boulders?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses near The Boulders. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near The Boulders include:

    Can I find a vacation rental with pool near The Boulders?

    Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 rentals with pool available near The Boulders. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

      Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near The Boulders?

      Yes, HomeAway offers a selection of 22 vacation rentals to book directly online and 10 with instant booking available near The Boulders. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near The Boulders! 

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