A visit to Amangiri is everything you expect -— truly spectacular and serene. Set in the visually stunning region of Southern Utah, Amangiri is surrounded by epic views and vistas.
The long road leading to the resort is completely isolated. The property has a modern design, and is small and intimate. You won’t find a lot of action on the property and that’s the point. The vibe at Amangiri is a mix of Southwest and Asian influence. Every room looks out at the desert and they are built at different angles so each guest is afforded supreme privacy. Guests come from all over the world to experience Amangiri. The property draws celebrities, rock stars and New Yorkers. Despite the upscale clientele, guests are generally decked out in jeans and boots.
Must Do List:
Tour Slot Canyons with a Navajo Tour Guide: Your guide will share the history of the area, old Navajo tales and introduce you to majestic scenery.
Horses and History Dinner at Raven’s Nest: Raven’s Nest is a natural amphitheater located 45-minutes by horse from the resort. After riding over on horseback, guests meet Wally, a local Navajo elder, who shares traditional Navajo stories. A campfire dinner is served under the stars.
Via Ferrata: The “iron road” is assisted rock climbing for all levels. Using vertical steel rungs attached to sandstone walls, guest experience guided assents.
Private Cooking Class with Chef Anaya: Learn to make tamales with chef-led instructions on making masa and stuffing cornhusks.
The Spa at Amangiri is a huge draw. There is a marvelous steam room, cold plunge and a special water treatment designed to combat jet lag. Guests float on their back in a very dark, deep cavern for thirty minutes in complete darkness. It’s supposed to be the equivalent of getting three hours of REM sleep, and is perfect for international travelers looking to reset their internal clock.
Amangiri partners with German artist, Ulrike Arnold, who does an annual three-month residency at Amangiri. Arnold sets up her easel by the caves and uses pigment from the earth and rocks in her paintings -— she literally uses the pallet of the region.
From the nightly turndown gifts, to the superb level of privacy, to the magic-like service, Amangiri is a spectacular destination.
LAX to Phoenix to Page, AZ. Upon arrival in Page, Amangiri guests transfer the final 30 miles in a house BMW.
1 Kayenta Rd, Canyon Point, UT 84741
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