Amidst the rugged red rock country of southern Utah lies the Red Mountain Resort.
by Lavanya Sunkura
Red Mountain Resort, a place for healing, recreation, and rejuvenation. Offering wellness packages to fit your needs, this luxurious sanctuary shines in providing top notch experiences. Enjoy spacious accommodations, nourishing meals, guided hikes, fitness programs, and much more. Located a short jaunt from Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport and just a quick drive from St. George and the incredible Zion National Park, Red Mountain Resort is the ideal base for those seeking an adventurous and enriching retreat.
This award winning resort features large villas, a sparkling pool, and the state-of-the-art Sagestone Spa & Salon, providing treatments including Himalayan Salt Stone therapy. The resort offers a multitude of programs and demonstrations, ranging from nutrition, acupuncture, anti-aging, and stress management. The Wellness Retreat package is optimized to enhance physical, emotional, and spiritual health.
There is no shortage of activities for adventure seekers. With Snow Canyon State Park a quarter of a mile down the road to the rigorous Angels Landing trail at Zion, you will have your pick of trails to enjoy the rugged scenic beauty of Utah. The Adventure Package includes hikes, personalized to your level of fitness, to the awe inspiring canyons and sandstone cliffs of the nearby National Park with an experienced guide.
Every Red Mountain Resort package includes three gourmet meals a day in the Canyon Breeze Restaurant, with indoor and outdoor seating. A delicious buffet spread indulges guests for breakfast and lunch, and a three course meal listing caloric/fat content for each item is served for dinner, where the portions are just right, making you feel satisfied after a day of exploration. The large dining room features individual and community tables, allowing guests to sit with new friends they’ve made on their daily activities.
Eighty-two rooms and twenty-four villa suites blend naturally into a landscape of burnt amber cliffs and canyons. Red Mountain Resort’s deluxe rooms, boasting 600 square feet of living space, come with a natural gas fireplace, balcony or deck, and a master bath with oversized shower and soaking tub. The Villa two-bedroom King Suite, at 1,700 square feet, includes all the above amenities along with a fully equipped kitchenette and a second bedroom, ideal for groups.
Dog lovers can bring their four-legged companions, or borrow a friendly pooch from the Ivins No-Kill Shelter, for a walk with the Pound Puppy Program. This popular Red Mountain resort activity has helped send 53 dogs to their forever homes.
If you are craving an escape with stunning beauty, satiating meals, and a rewarding retreat package to fit your needs, then Red MountainResort is your ultimate destination.
Did you know?
Red Mountain Resort in Utah is that it offers a unique experience called the “Outdoor Adventure Retreat.” This retreat is a multi-day adventure that includes activities such as canyoneering, rock climbing, and mountain biking in the beautiful red rock landscapes of southern Utah. It’s led by experienced guides who will take you off the beaten path to explore some of the area’s hidden gems, and a great way to challenge yourself physically, connect with nature, and create lasting memories.
A little history:
Red Mountain is a peak located in the Wasatch Range in Utah. It has a rich history dating back to the Native American tribes who lived in the area and used the mountain for hunting and gathering resources.
In the late 19th century, the mountain became a popular destination for miners, who were attracted by the iron deposits found on its slopes. The iron mines were eventually closed in the early 20th century due to declining demand, but the area around Red Mountain continued to be used for logging and recreation.
During World War II, the US government established a military base on the mountain, which was used for training exercises and as a lookout point. The base was eventually decommissioned after the war and the land was returned to the Forest Service.
Today, Red Mountain is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, with trails for hiking, camping, and scenic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
Despite its history of mining and military use, the mountain remains an important wildlife habitat, supporting a variety of plants and animals, including several species that are considered endangered or threatened.
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