Around The Resort

At the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, we celebrate the rich legacy of Arizona. Our hallways and grounds pay tribute to the people and landscape that have shaped the state’s cultural heritage.

As you explore the Resort, you will see descriptive plaques written by the state’s official historian Marshall Trimble that share the details of Arizona’s rich history and those who had an important role in shaping it. Discovery Hall, Expedition Hall and Visionaries Hall are named as such to honor those who created the Essence of Arizona, from river explorers like John Wesley Powell to Native American tribal chiefs and heads of state. With these efforts, we hope to carry on the spirit of those who came before us – visionaries who made Arizona what it is today.

Rare photographs, an ever-changing collection of paintings and commissioned artworks are prominently displayed throughout the elegant hallways and venues, capturing the wondrous essence of Arizona for all to enjoy. A self-guided walking tour is available to lead you through the areas of the Resort that showcase our state’s incredible history.

Experience one of the premier family resorts in Arizona, we invite you and your family to come and wander the grounds of the desert oasis destination that is The Westin Kierland Resort. Explore its hidden corners from tennis courts to courtyards. Discover the intimate treasures that The Westin Kierland has to offer as you experience personal renewal and rejuvenation during your stay.

View our Resort Map and plan to visit The Kierland Mining Co. upon your arrival for additional information on areas around the property to visit during your stay. To plan your activities prior to arrival, contact our Resort Ambassadors in the Kierland Mining Co. at (480) 624-1268.

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One of the Resort’s biggest attractions is its Adventure Water Park which offers a 900-foot lazy river ride and a 110-foot waterslide. Rent a family-friendly poolside cabana to relax in shaded luxury or soak in one of our two hot tubs. Open daily, hours vary seasonally.

AGUAMIEL POOL

Our heated “adult pool” is a quiet retreat for adults. Conveniently located near Agave, The Arizona Spa, the Aguamiel pool features lap lanes for fitness swimming, a hot tub and private cabanas. Open 24/7.

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KIERLAND FLOWRIDER

Bringing the California beach lifestyle to the Sonoran Desert of Scottsdale, the Kierland FlowRider is a boardsport simulator that lets even first-time flowboarders enjoy the fun-filled challenge of catching a wave. “Flowboarding” is not just a ride, it is a sport – a 21st Century alchemy with the look of surfing, the ride of snowboarding, the tricks of skateboarding and boards derived from wakeboarding.
Visit the FlowRider blog for more information.

THE OK CORRAL

Located adjacent to the Adventure Pool and shaded from the Arizona sun, the “OK Corral” provides hours of FUN with activities that include lawn chess, basketball, game tables and RC Car Race Tracks.

The OK Corral also offers a seating area with tables and open space that’s perfect for activities with the Westin Kierland FUN team such as water balloon games, hula hoop contests, limbo, relay races and more. In the evening, the area’s fit pit is the place to be for “Kierland Kampfires” and Arizona S’mores.

Scottish Bagpipes in ScottsdaleSpend your evening in Dreamweaver’s Canyon Courtyard enjoying the pleasant night air and aroma of piñon wood from the open fire pit. Dreamweaver’s Canyon offers a true Arizona experience with the seasonal flowerbed centerpiece patterned after a Navajo blanket.

Enjoy cocktails and appetizers from Waltz & Weiser Saloon served in the courtyard while watching the evening sunset and listening to the sounds of Master Bagpiper Michael McClanathan. In keeping with the resort’s “Essence of Arizona” theme, the Scottish Pipes at Sunset Series pays tribute to the contributions made by Scottish immigrants to the state’s railroads, mines and towns.