Known as "The most beautiful place in America..." - USA Today
Nestled at the mouth of spectacular Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona is a leading recreation, resort, and art center in Arizona, boasting plenty of exciting attractions and fun things to do for Amara resort guests. In fact, Sedona’s unsurpassed natural beauty attracts close to four million tourists from around the world every year.
Sedona earned its nickname "Red Rock Country" from the surrounding sandstone monoliths: Coffeepot, Cathedral, and Thunder. Sunrise and sunsets illuminate area in rich, fiery hues, making it easy to see why some view the place as a spiritual Mecca.
Almost the entire world knows that Sedona is an exceptionally beautiful place. Characterized by massive red-rock formations and Creek Canyon, the area is a four-season playground. Sedona is located in Arizona’s high desert, blessed with four mild seasons with abundant sunshine and clean air at 4,500 feet of elevation.
Outdoor Adventure: Your only limit is time. Explore the wildlife of farther regions right here in Sedona or get up close and personal with rock formations from another time. Challenge your buddies to a few rounds of golf, fish for trout in Oak Creek, or take a Sedona jeep tour.
Red Rock Hiking in Sedona: Don’t just see Sedona, but truly experience it. Red Rock Country has over 100 trails for one of the best hiking vacations in the country. Ranked Number One in “Ten of the Most Beautiful Places in America” by USA today, experience Sedona’s picturesque hiking destination.
Arts & Culture: Step back in time and admire petroglyphs, pictographs, and artifacts left behind by Sedona’s indigenous peoples. In the galleries, you’ll see their influence on Western art legends like Max Ernst. And partying is forever on the agenda with music, film, and art festivals.
Shopping: Get your fill of retail therapy in Sedona’s trendy Uptown area. Hunt for Native American crafts at Tlaquepaque, and then celebrate your finds with a latte or cocktail in one of Sedona’s hip cafes and bars.
Seasonal Events: From the Sedona Yoga Festival to the Annual St. Patricks Parade and Festival, there are a variety of seasonal events for Amara guests to experience.