The Amangiri, meaning “peaceful mountain”, is a luxury sandstone hideaway in the heart of Navajo country, Utah. With its dramatic location and show-stopping luxury, the Amangiri was voted by Condé Nast as the World’s Best Hotel in 2016. It’s where celebs and A-listers retreat to for some remote relaxation and what travelers looking for serious luxury wow-factor with a touch of adventure, seek as a holiday destination in the USA. The stunning views, stylish suites, glam swimming pool and serene spa, all have guests eager to return for another visit.

Location

Why is the Amangiri the perfect place to stay during my trip to Canyon Point, Utah?

Resting on 600 acres of protected land in Canyon Point, Utah, the Amangiri blends harmoniously into the natural hues of its magnificent surroundings. The destination is a magical mix of modern architecture nestled among unique rock formations and rolling hills. This remote hideaway, tucked within the dramatic canyons of the American Southwest, offers both adrenaline-filled adventures as well as a tranquil retreat. Whether you are climbing the mountaintops, rowing merrily along the lake, or taking in the picturesque views from any vantage point of the resort, the Amangiri is a destination that has guests wanting to return again and again.

Key Facts

  • the Amangiri lies among the greatest concentration of national parks in the United States
  • the resort neighbors the largest Native American reserve
  • a 25-minute drive from Page Airport

What is special?

  • walk through history as you explore the mesas (flat-topped mountains), canyons, and mountains of the desert with traces of human life dating back 10,000 years
  • enjoy riveting views of the alluring sandstone cliffs of the Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument
  • explore the area’s most popular attractions from the comforts of a complimentary BMW provided by the resort

What do the guests say?

  • guests can’t get enough of the ever-changing desert light and starry skies
  • travelers rave the Amangiri is the perfect location to spend a holiday with your significant other, but equally with your family
  • guests believe the Amangiri is arguably the most stunning, surreal and remote luxury property in the United States

Accommodation

What type of accommodations are available at the Amangiri? What amenities can I expect to find in my suite?

Step into your private quarters that serve as more than just somewhere to rest your bones at the end of the day; it’s more of a peaceful sanctuary where the views alone will have you singing its praises. Natural tones, replicating the desert hues, deep soaking tubs, and floor-to-ceiling windows all create a space where it’s easy to relax and take in the powerful panoramas. All suites are equipped with air-conditioning for those hot summer days and underfloor heating to keep you warm and toasty during the cooler months.

Key Facts

  • the Amangiri boasts 34 suites, each providing its own perspective of the desert
  • there are two accommodation wings; the North wing and South wing, where you will also find the Aman Spa
  • six of the suites feature a private plunge pool

What is special?

  • feel the warmth emanating from your outdoor fireplace as you relax and enjoy the cool crisp night air on your private patio
  • take full advantage of the breathtaking vistas from a lavishly comfortable king-size bed or a warm sumptuous bath
  • bring the outdoors in, when you slide back the glass wall that allows the living area to spill into the desert landscape

What do the guests say?

  • guests recommend the Mesa View Suite if you love beautiful sunsets
  • travelers love the huge Sky Lounge and the private pool in the Girijaala Suite
  • guests gush about feeling completely relaxed and enjoying an unhurried life at the Amangiri

Pools & Spa

What’s the best way to relax during my stay at the Amangiri?

The Amangiri Spa is a wonder in its own right. At an astonishing 25,000 square feet, this Native American-inspired spa features uninterrupted views of the mesas and offers an array of spa services, including spa journeys that will take you on a two and a half hour voyage of self care and relaxation. Using special recipes to reflect holistic principles and healing traditions, the Amangiri’s treatments are designed to enhance awareness of the body and reconnect with the environment. To continue with your relaxation experience, take a dip in the expansive swimming pool that beautifully winds around the natural contours of a mesa, or simply bask on a comfy daybed poolside.

Key Facts

  • the water pavilion features a sauna, steam room, cold plunge pool and relaxation area
  • the spa offers five treatment rooms, in addition to two outdoor treatment rooms with beautiful views of the desert
  • all spa treatments begin with a Native American ritual known as smudging, to clear the negative energy and allow healing to take place

What is special?

  • work with a wellness coach who will help identify your inner values and transform your goals into reality while on holiday and to carry with you upon your departure
  • close your eyes and embark on the Desert Dream Spa Journey where water floatation therapy will expand your consciousness and leave you feeling like you are floating on cloud nine
  • round off your spa treatments with a mani and pedi at the Finishing Salon, as your hands and feet are pampered with a soothing Lavender Paraffin Wax
  • delve to a deeper state of relaxation with the complimentary Crystal Sound Bath given after each massage, which consists of a sage and lavender aromatherapy steam shower

What do the guests say?

  • guests love the water floatation therapy and highly recommend it
  • spa-goers boast it is one of the best spas they have been to in terms of amenities, service, and treatments
  • an evening at the spa is the perfect way to reward aching muscles at the end of a long day of explorations and hiking, according to guests

Culinary

What type of cuisines are served at the Amangiri? Will I have a variety of options?

Treat your taste buds in Amangiri’s Dining Room restaurant, where breakfast, lunch, and dinner is served. Inspired by the American Southwest, the Amangiri offers cuisines that are curated by a team of selected chefs and feature modern interpretations on Midwest traditions. The dining area boasts an open floor plan that creates a relaxed and friendly environment between chefs and guests. Don’t be shy to explore the menu and discuss it with your chef, it is Amangiri’s aim to create a casual environment for just that.

Key Facts

  • the resort is happy to accommodate special dining requests, and is available to assist prior to your arrival
  • methods of preparation include hot-stones and a traditional wood-fired oven
  • ingredients are carefully selected and primarily sourced locally

What is special?

  • enjoy a private dinner on the Chinle site, where hot dishes are served on hot stones, while ice cream is served on cold stones
  • admire the ever-changing colors of the desert from full-length windows as you enjoy an incredible dinner
  • add a touch of romance to your dining experience by cozying up for dinner by the fireside

What do the guests say?

  • guests love that they are able to put in special requests with the chef, such as requesting a  breakfast omelette not on the menu, and having that request met with a smile
  • the personable dining experience with the chef is highly favored among guests
  • beautiful sunset views accompanied with live music from a band have guests swooning

Activities

What type of on-site and off-site activities are available during my stay at the Amangiri?

The striking desert landscape offers a host of outdoor activities for guests to enjoy. Being in the grand circle, guests are able to explore iconic sites such as the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park and Monument Slot canyons, sculpted over millions of years by wind and water and providing some of the best scenery on the Colorado Plateau at Lake Powell. Whether you are zipping through the waters on a speedboat, or traversing the landscapes on a scenic hike or via horseback, you will have a unique vantage point no matter the journey you take. The Amangiri is a destination that will leave you with unforgettable memories for years to come.

Key Facts

  • personal trainers will help guests stay in shape during their stay
  • complimentary yoga and pilates classes are offered twice a day
  • the Amangiri will organize day trips to the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley and Zion National Park

What is special?

  • truly become one with nature as you climb the dramatic landscapes with ladder rungs and fixed cables
  • take flight at dawn and be amazed by a spectacular sunrise and surrealistic surroundings as you float through the skies in a hot air balloon
  • explore the extraordinary landscapes and formations of Lake Powell, while kayaking through its open waters
  • discover the cultural heritage of the Navajo, the Native Americans of the area, as you are taken on a journey through storytelling and ritualistic dances

What do the guests say?

  • a guest favorite is taking a helicopter ride to the top of Tower Butte, a very unique mountain formation, and enjoying a yoga session at the top afterwards
  • guests highly recommend hiking through Antelope Canyon
  • having a professional photographer as a guide was a great way for guests to have tangible memories of their experiences at the Amangiri