The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain



The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is located on 850 acres of High Sonoran Desert with the spectacular Tortolita Mountains as its backdrop. Located 40 minutes from Tucson, the hotel features a classic Southwestern aesthetic, blending in with the natural beauty of its setting. In this refined desert oasis, guest facilities reflect the local landscape and culture, with a taste of Southwestern flair. There are 253 rooms, suites and casitas beautifully appointed with a mix of modern comforts and authentic, handcrafted architectural and design details. All offer breathtaking views of nearby mountain ranges, the Tortolita Foothills and Wild Burro Canyon.
Hotel amenities include a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf course, 20 miles of biking and hiking trails, tennis, children's programs, and adventure programming, including jeep tours, star gazing, horseback riding, and rodeos. Guests can enjoy the 17,000-square-foot spa and wellness facility, enjoying invigorating treatments and unwind in the outdoor infinity pool, surrounded by ancient petroglyphs.

Hours of Operation

Monday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Reminiscent of a Native American Kiva, or pueblo ceremonial structure, The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Dove Mountain is a 17,000-square-foot complex with 14 indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, including two aesthetic rooms and dual treatment suites; additional spa amenities include a shower, boutique, and full-service salon with mountain views. Treatment rooms are wired with surround sound, allowing guests to use their personal iPods, and the over-sized spa suites come outfitted with private fireplaces; the Sky Stone suite is also appointed with two fireplaces, a private courtyard, experience shower, and hydrotherapy tub. Separate men's and women's lounges feature saunas and whirlpools, and the outdoor infinity-edge pool and relaxation area are lined by petroglyphs dating from 300 B.C. to 1500 A.D.

Eco-holistic services, including massage, facials, hydrotherapy, and body treatments, combined with organic desert botanicals, pay homage to the hotel's natural surroundings.






The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Rooms & Dining

Facilities & Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is designed to make good use of its 850-acre Sonoran Desert setting, providing guests with a plethora of year-round excursions. Approximately 20 miles of hiking and biking trails welcome guests to explore the mountainous terrain. Golfers have 27 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf to play near the expansive Tortolita Mountains.

Guests can refresh in not one but three swimming areas including an infinity-edge pool, an adventure pool with a 235-foot waterslide, and the serenity spa pool featuring a 10-foot "island" for sunbathing. Four lighted tennis courts are available for guest use, and the 1,800-square-foot fitness center features Precor equipment and a motions studio for high-low impact, mat Pilates, and yoga classes Full use of all spa facilities is included with the purchase of one spa treatment for that day. Guests can also experience the serenity pool, healing waters, locker areas, sauna, and steam without booking a spa service; an entrance fee applies.

Guests are able to take advantage of the resort's partnership with the nearby White Stallion Ranch, which offers horseback riding, cattle penning lessons, and mountain trail rides; a rodeo is held every Saturday. Adventures for the younger guests include the Ritz Kids Program and Kids Night Out.


  • Amenities

  • Concierge

  • Dry Cleaning

  • Meeting Facilities

  • Retail Shop

  • Robes Provided

  • Slippers Provided

  • Facilities

  • Bar/Cafe/Restaurant

  • Cardiovascular Equipment

  • Changing/Locker Rooms

  • Creche/Child Care

  • Hair and Beauty

  • Jacuzzi

  • Mobile Trainers

  • Nutritional/Dietical Expert

  • Physiotherapy/Sports Massage

  • Pool-Outdoor

  • Sauna

  • Showers

  • Steam Room

  • Tennis

  • Toiletries Available

  • Wedding/Event Space

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Facilities & Amenities

Rooms & Dining

Decorated in a Southwestern desert style, the hotel's 253 guest accommodations, including 44 suites, sport dark Mesquite woods, vibrant fabrics, and stone details. Most rooms provide scenic views. Those reserving The Ritz-Carlton Club(r) Level rooms have access to personal concierge service and a lounge offering a computer station, daily snacks and beverages. Guests may also opt for a stay in one of the private casitas, which feature dining and living areas, roomy patios and balconies, and stunning mountain vistas.

CORE Kitchen and Wine Bar, the hotel's signature restaurant, serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can sample classic "true American" dishes with Southwestern flavors blended in to complement the regional, organic ingredients. Gastro-pub fare and signature cocktails are listed on Ignites' menu; open for lunch and dinner, the lounge and bar also features a vast collection of international scotches and whiskeys. The poolside Turquesa Latin Grill offers a relaxed atmosphere, where guests can dine on Latin specialties with a hint of Tuscan-inspired flavors. Cayton's, located at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain, serves traditional American comfort foods for lunch and dinner, as well as a cocktail hour.


  • Food Options

  • Kosher

  • Organic

  • Serves Alcohol

  • Vegan

  • Vegetarian