Thanks to our two championship golf courses, uniquely individual accommodations, an expansive spa and world-class meeting facilities, The Boulders has been recognized as one of the top resorts in the world. Check out some of our prestigious awards below, have a look at the full list.


SUNSET MAGAZINE                                                 TRAVEL + LEISURE MAGAZINE

“#1 Best Wellness Resort in Southwest”                    “Best Hotel in Arizona” 2017



“Platinum List” Reader’s Choice Award                      “Favorite Places to Stay”

“Top 10 U.S. Destinations”    



“Top Resorts in Southwest” Reader’s Choice             “Top 10 Relaxation Hotel Spas”

“Gold List” Top Resorts in the World                          “Certificate of Excellence” 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

“Top 50 Resort Spas” Reader’s Choice                       “Traveler Choice Award”


U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT                               READERS DIGEST/MSN.CA               

“Best Hotels in Arizona” 2019                                    “World Top 10 Most Luxurious Hotels”


LUXIST-LUXURY LIFESTYLES                                 LUXURY SPA FINDER

“Luxist Award” #1 World’s Best Spa”                         “TOP 10 Best Golf Spas”


ARIZONA FOOTHILLS                                               SPAS OF AMERICA

#1 Best Resort Spa                                                      #25 Best Spa in the World     

#1 Best Spa Cuisine                                                     #1 Arizona Spa

#1 Best Special Event Venue


ABOUT TRAVEL.COM                                               WINE SPECTATOR

“Top 5 Best Spa in Arizona” 2017                               Award of Excellence


ZAGAT HOTEL SURVEY                                           THRILLIST.Com

“#1 Resort in Southwest Region”                               “Top 21 Best Hotels in U.S.”



“#4 Top Golf Resort in the U.S.” 2017                        “Best 10 Golf Resorts in U.S.”


GOLF MAGAZINE                                                       GOLF DIGEST

Platinum Medal Award 2008                                       “Best Golf Resort in SW” 2018

Gold Medal Award 1988-2018                                    #2 “Women Friendly Course”

“Top 100 Teachers”2018                                            “Top Best Teachers List” 2017


A POSITION-Golf/Travel Website                             LUXURY GOLF

Top 10 “Best Golf Resorts in US”                                “Best of Class” Luxury Experience


LINKS MAGAZINE                                                     RANKING ARIZONA

“TOP 25 Best Golf Resort”                                         #1 Best Golf Course

“World Best Golf Resorts”                                          #1 Best Golf Shop in Arizona


COLORADO AVID GOLFER                                      GARY GALYEAN GOLF LETTER

“Caggy Award”2014-2018                                          “The Global Ten” Award        


ARIZONA FOOTHILLS “Best of Valley”                      GOLFWEEK

#1 Most Challenging Course                                       “Top 15 Best Courses in AZ” 2018

#1 Best Golf Instructor                                                “Top 100 Golf Resort in US”

#1 Best View Boulders South Course

#1 Best Pro Shop


GOTTAGOGOLF                                                        TENNIS ONLINE

“Top 10 Golf Resorts for Women”                              Gold Medal Winner 2017

                                                                                    “Top 25 Tennis Resorts”


ARIZONA BRIDE MAGAZINE                                   THE KNOT.COM

“Best Wedding Night Hotel”                                       “Best of Weddings”

“Best of” Awards                                                         “Local Brides Choice” Award


SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS                                      MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS

“Pinnacle Award” Golf Meeting Facility                     Gold Key Award 

“Ace Award” Outstanding Meeting Facility               Outstanding Meetings” 2001-2017

“Finest Golf Resort” Hall of Fame                               Gold Tee Award


MEETINGS TODAY                                                      CVENT 2015

“2018 Best of West Meetings” Award Winner           Most Popular Meeting Resort award



2017 “Greens of Distinction”                                     2018 “Best Executive Retreat”

Award of Excellence/Golf Resort Award                   Smart Stars Award    

Paragon Award-Top 20 U.S. Resorts


INCENTIVE MAGAZINE                                            MEETING NEWS

Platinum Partner Award                                             Planner's Choice Award


URBAN LAND INSTITUTE                                        VALLEY FORWARD

Environmental Award of Excellence                          Environmental Excellence Award