Festive Holidays in the Desert at Arizona Biltmore

The desert will be filled with good cheer and the festive spirit of the season – when you celebrate the holidays at the historic Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Many special holiday activities and events are planned in a beautiful ambiance of seasonal décor that includes a 54-foot Christmas tree decorated with thousands of lights.

With a special letter-writing station and red mailbox in the lobby, guests can send Santa their Christmas lists. Afternoon Tea, an 84-year tradition at the resort, will have a special holidays theme throughout December. Christmas and New Year’s dinners and brunches are being prepared. Indulge in holiday-themed spa treatments at special rates.  Holiday Crafts,  Sugar Cookie Decorating, Family Sunset Hikes, Spray Painting New Year’s Hats and T-shirts, and a Holiday Photo Scavenger Hunt are among the many seasonal activities.

A Holiday Season Package starts at just $179 per night with a $50 daily resort credit. 800-950-0086. www.arizonabiltmore.com