Royal Palms Resort & Spa // (c) Royal Palms Resort & Spa
Royal Palms Resort & Spa // (c) Royal Palms Resort & Spa

The Royal Palms Resort and Spa, located in Phoenix, Ariz., has announced plans for a $1.2 million renovation of its bungalow-style Valencia Casitas this summer.

Managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the resort features 30 Valencia Casitas in its Valencia Gardens, with each offering dramatic views of Camelback Mountain or the surrounding gardens. Many feature fireplaces and all come with a wrought-iron four poster king or queen beds and elegant French doors that open onto beautiful patios.

The project, headed by Est Est Interior Design and Hayes Architecture/Design Inc, is expected to begin this July and be completed by early September 2012.

In an effort to maintain the casitas’ private-home feel, the renovation of the 30 rooms will include a larger bathroom with a custom vanity, custom shower, built-in coffee bars and privatized water closet. The room remodels will also include a new color and fabric palette, and new floor tile to emphasize the current Mediterranean design.

Royal Palms Resort & Spa // (c) Royal Palms Resort & Spa
Royal Palms Resort & Spa // (c) Royal Palms Resort & Spa

In addition, the renovation will include a $250,000 fitness center expansion, which will can you buy nexium over the counter feature new floors, new windows and updated workout equipment.

A member of Historic Hotels of America, Royal Palms Resort and Spa is a AAA Four Diamond resort located at the foot of majestic Camelback Mountain. Combining the graciousness and sophistication of a Mediterranean villa with the intimacy and privacy of a secluded retreat, Royal Palms offers: 119 custom-appointed guest rooms, intimate clusters of casitas and villas; regal Spanish Colonial architecture, antiques and stone fireplaces, and more than 20,000 square feet of estate-like meeting space on an oasis of regal luxury, boasting fragrant citrus trees, vibrant bougainvillea and colorfully tiered gardens.

Designed around the original historic private mansion, Royal Palms is home to the award-winning T. Cook’s restaurant, Forbes Four Star Alvadora Spa, a mother-of-pearl tiled swimming pool with private cabanas, and croquet lawn and has been heralded on the Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List since 2005. Just minutes from Scottsdale’s shopping, galleries, golf, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and the Camelback financial corridor, Royal Palms is an ideal retreat for business, pleasure and special occasions, offering luxury, privacy and convenience.