Paradise Valley

Welcome to Paradise Valley

A desert oasis with a picturesque view

 

A beautiful town serving as Arizona’s desert oasis, Paradise Valley sits between Scottsdale and Phoenix. For over 50 years, Paradise Valley has thrived as a beautiful and desirable destination, home to many luxuries and upscale attractions.

 

The town is peaceful and sunny, with a view of Camelback Mountain, named after its uncanny resemblance to a kneeling camel. While primarily consisting of single-family luxurious homes, you can expect amenities such as excellent schools, a choice of nine resorts, and highly-rated golf courses.

 

What to Love

  • Quiet neighborhood
  • Relaxing and dedicated community
  • Award-winning amenities
  • Close to excellent businesses in Scottsdale and Phoenix
  • Attractions, landmarks, and memorials nearby and within the community
  • Many opportunities for activities in the sun 

Local Lifestyle

In the late 1950s, residents of Paradise Valley feared they would be swallowed up by the bustling cities of Phoenix or Scottsdale. They had come to love their rural small-town lifestyle and fought to keep the boundaries of Paradise Valley intact. They were successful in their efforts and the Valley remains peaceful and affluent with an emphasis on family and high-class amenities.

 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For a romantic culinary experience with rich tradition and breathtaking views, locals love El Chorro Lodge. The air of this restaurant is filled with the sweet scent of fresh baked sticky buns, which are famously served with every meal. It’s a breathtaking venue offering some of the Valley’s best food. El Chorro is so beautiful, it’s a popular venue to host special events such as showers and even weddings. 

 

The casual yet refined PV Pie & Wine is the area’s best place for oven-fired pizza, house-made pasta, signature salads, and expert wine pairings. It’s the go-to spot for a neighborhood craft kitchen.

 

When residents want a fun evening with local brews and great food, they go to O.H.S.O Brewery + Distillery. O.H.S.O has a dog-friendly patio lit with modern bistro lighting, cozy plush seating, and yard games. It’s a lively, trendy brewery and a gem in Paradise Valley. 

 

Another popular restaurant is Prado at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. In addition to the excellent fine dining destination, you may want to take some time at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa to experience their luxurious amenities.

 

Things to Do

Scottsdale Fashion Square near Paradise Valley is a mecca for luxury shopping. Here, residents stop to shop at Gucci, Dior, Louis Vuitton, and so much more. Scottsdale Fashion Square is a premium shopping experience with many other brands and shops to peruse. 

 

One of the nine luxury resorts in the Valley, The Hermosa Inn is lauded as one of the best resorts in Arizona. They offer a premium and intimate boutique hotel experience. With the perfect view of Camelback Mountain, rooms at The Hermosa Inn are sure to have breathtaking window vistas. The resort regularly features acclaimed artists’ works in rotating displays and exhibits, such as Monet. Other amenities include high-class dining and a beautiful pool. 

 

Locals enjoy tours, hiking trails, and a café at Arcosanti. Open year-round, you can count on Arcosanti for excellent activities such as live demonstrations, a gift shop, a gallery, guest rooms, workshops, and interesting lectures. Arcosanti is a highly recommended spot for a day trip.

 

If the opportunity to hike piques your interest, the Phoenix Hiking Tours by My Arizona Guide are an excellent choice for a safe trip up the Superstition Mountains just near the Phoenix-Scottsdale area.

 

Schools

The Paradise Valley Unified School District serves families in Paradise Valley, lauded for its sports selection, innovative STEAM programs, and career and technical education opportunities. Some schools you can’t go wrong with include:

 

 
 
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