Set among rolling mountains, overlooking the lush green Santa Cruz River Valley and amid centuries of history, you’ll find Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico, a one-of-a-kind golf destination resort in southern Arizona just 40 minutes south of Tucson. Indulge yourself in recreational amenities such as world-class golf on the Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed 18-hole championship course; tennis on four lighted courts; bask in the Arizona sun poolside; or wander the walking trails under azure skies.
Culturally Distinct Resort Accommodations
Our upscale Rio Rico resort in southern Arizona offers 179 culturally adorned guestrooms, including 15 one-bedroom suites. Each Esplendor Resort guest room is custom designed to offer a truly unique experience, reflecting everything from the Old West in Arizona to a Spanish/Mexican homestead.
Spacious Rio Rico resort accommodations offer gourmet coffee and tea and a private patio or balcony overlooking the panoramic views of the mountains, valleys and spectacular Arizona sunsets. We promise if you stay with us a while, we’ll stay with you for a lifetime.
Our Resort Services & Amenities
The architecture, landscaping, design, music, cuisine and setting leads guests on an unforgettable journey during a stay at our luxury Tucson Arizona golf resort. When you stay at this Heritage Hotel and Resort property in southern Arizona, enjoy the oversized outdoor heated pool and Jacuzzi surrounded by beautiful palm trees and lush gardens.
Dine in style at the San Cayetano restaurant where you can enjoy a special selection of Primal Grill® dishes from the popular television series Primal Grill® with Steven Raichlen. The Saloon just off the lobby offers tasty cocktails and many of the old traditional favorites. Public areas in our Tucson golf resort in AZ are designed with historical authenticity reflecting a blend of Old West, Mexican, Spanish and Native American cultures.