From Its Humble Beginnings As Housing for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Executives, To An Award-Winning Southwestern Oasis, the Arizona Resort Invites Travelers To Celebrate Like it’s 1929 with an Array of Unbeatable Offerings
February 04, 2019 (Litchfield Park, Arizona) – This year, The Wigwam, a 440-acre resort oasis, located in Phoenix’s West Valley, celebrates 90 years of welcoming guests to relax in a Southwestern oasis. In celebration of the milestone, the resort is inviting locals and travelers alike to enjoy one of the Phoenix’s landmark resort destinations with an array of specially curated 90-year packages for all to take advantage of. The historic resort will also mark the anniversary with a line-up of epicurean events, wellness journeys, and special promotions throughout the year.
Valid for stays through December 31, 2019, guests who book the 90th Anniversary Third Night 2019 Package will receive their third night at $19.29, in honor of The Wigwam’s opening year. Starting rates for the anniversary package start at $199 per night for spring, $149 per night for fall and include accommodations in the Adobe Traditional Room, as well complimentary resort charge for the third night. Guests looking for a summer escape this year will find it, and then some, with 90th Anniversary Summer Promotion. Valid for stays from June 1 – August 29, 2019, visitors will can take advantage of $90 room nights and an array of specific anniversary experiences.
90 Years and Counting…
Having opened to the public on Thanksgiving Day in 1929, The Wigwam quickly became a popular winter destination for travelers seeking temperate weather and warm hospitality. Today, The Wigwam continues to offer an entirely authentic Arizona experience where casual elegance meets historic charm. Travelers will enjoy a warm welcome and distinct sense of arrival as they weave through the resort’s meticulously manicured landscape featuring palm trees, rose gardens, citrus trees, and lush greenery. The Wigwam’s inviting lobby pays homage to the five pillars of Arizona: cattle, citrus, climate, copper and cotton. Guestroom and suites, a majority of which are housed in adobe style casitas, have been refreshed with comfortable, contemporary interiors accented by Southwestern décor.
The Wigwam creates a quintessentially southwestern experience for all – from a romantic escape for couples, groups looking to experience 54 holes of championship golf, ladies on a weekend getaway in need of relaxation and rejuvenation at the new LeMonds Aveda Salon – Spa, or a family looking to spend a weekend by the pool.
Those looking to celebrate 90 years with The Wigwam all year long, can also take advantage of an array of programs and offerings, including:
- Throwback Movie Series: The Wigwam is putting a modern spin on the traditional drive-in movie and inviting guests to dive into The Tower Pool every Friday and Saturday evenings this summer for special viewings of retro movies. Those participating will experience throwback cocktails and beverages for all to enjoy. Those looking to stay above water can enjoy a Screen on The Green ‘Drive-In’ movie night on the Front Lawn on Saturday, March 9 –or opt to visit the Wigwam Bar every Wednesday in March for a Hollywood classic.
- Speakeasy Saturdays: On March 23 and April 20, guests and locals are invited to dress in their ‘Great Gatsby’ best and transport back to the 1920’s to enjoy an array of signature ‘famous figures’ cocktails – such as the Ernest Hemingway, complete with Papa’s Pilar Rum, soda water, fresh lime juice and mint, and the Scott Fitzgerald Gin + Tonic – and an evening of 20’s elegance.
- Inspired by the 1920’s: Guests and locals can visit Red’s Bar & Grill or Litchfield’s and enjoy a classic Orange Cake, created from a recipe in 1929. Adults can head to Wigwam Bar and choose from a selection of cocktails from the new Famous Figures from the 1920’s Cocktail Menu. Highlights include The Babe Ruthe, which includes a Wigwam Ale and a shot of Bourbon, The Jack Kerouac, complete with Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime juice and prickly pear syrup, and more
- Turn Back The Clock, Facial: Those yearning for a little pampering can opt to enjoy the 1929 Facial at the new LeMonds Aveda Salon – Spa. Featuring an aromatic journey to discover the perfect aroma, spa goers will experience a 50-minute aromatic facial and Vitamin C treatment. Bookable through LeMonds Aveda Salon – Spa at available for $180.
As one of the most beautiful and popular properties in the West Valley, The Wigwam is a true oasis that caters to a new generation of business and leisure travelers with recently revitalized public areas, including refreshed meeting spaces. Guests of all ages can enjoy three expansive swimming pools, bocce ball and tennis courts, an expansive 26,000-square-foot LeMonds Aveda Salon – Spa, as well as an enhanced golf club. The resort’s signature restaurant Litchfield’s, offers a unique sense of place through a menu crafted from locally sourced produce.
For more information on The Wigwam and its 90th Anniversary promotions and offerings, call (833) 721-5047 or visit www.wigwamarizona.com.