Amangiri Luxury Resort Hotel is probably the best desert resort hotel out there. The hotel is placed in the region known as the Four Corners due to the fact that this is where Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah meet. The landscape around it seemed as an unlikely place for a luxury retreat, but the team of architects including Rick Joy, Wendell Burnette, and Marwan Al-Sayed managed to make it a real gem of the area.
Amangiri’s surrounding area is filled with deep canyons and large plateaus which Navajo and Hopi tribes consider home, but the entire area is not very populated, which means that the raw natural landscape is essentially left intact.
The architects chose to design the resort in a way that it seems like a part of the area, unifying with the scenery through its colors, materials, textures and size, but still providing high luxury. Even though the plateaus around the resort may seem open, the resort itself is sheltered and intimate.
Amangiri Hotel is comprised of 34 rooms altogether, 16 of them located in the Desert Wing, and 18 in the Mesa Wing. The central Pavilion is constructed surrounding the main swimming pool, which was built to include the spectacular stone escarpment, thus converging with the landscape. The Pavilion includes a living area, gallery, two dining rooms, one of which is private and a library. The Aman Spa is placed in the already mentioned Mesa Wing of the resort.
The interior is designed using stone and wood, as well as other high quality materials, and the ample use of warm lights provides an amazing visual effect in the evening. Large glazed surfaces in the rooms make them seem as a part of the surrounding area, but still sheltered and intimate.
However secluded, the hotel is close enough to some other features of the area, should you wish for a bit more action. It is about half an hour away from the town of Page, and half as much away from Lake Powell. This kind of relaxation comes for the price that ranges from $1,000 to $3,600 per night, depending on the suite of your choice. watch video below
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