VAI Attractions

VAI understands the necessity of balancing your wild with your mild. Party like a rockstar on Konos Island or get some retail therapy. Ingratiate yourself with me-time at VAI Spa, VAI Beach, or with a little luxury boutique shopping. Find the equity of playing and being at VAI Resort.

Naturally Cosmopolitan Swimming Oasis

The ultimate beach oasis in the midst of the Arizona desert is now made manifest. VAI has five acres of temperature-controlled, clear-blue waters and nearly one mile of white sand beaches lined with exotic green palm trees set in a vast Arizona desert. Private cabanas and beachside activities set a mood reminiscent of Caribbean and Mediterranean beaches. But look closely, you’re on VAI Beach.

Exotic. Epic. Konos Island

Exotic beaches of the world come together on Konos Island. Feel the aura of international destinations, Mykonos, Ibiza, Tulum, and the like, with the epicenter of your day on the largest man-made party island in the world. Luxury daybeds and cabanas tender VIP bottle service, and premium Mediterranean cuisine is here for the savoring. Go to new heights riding 130 feet in the air to Konos Sky Bar to sip cocktails and take in panoramic desert views. Double decker cabanas with dance floors, and only the hottest resort DJs make for day-play of epic proportions.

Retail. Rest. Repeat. Shopping

The A-typical is drawn to VAI Resort. And the mantra plays on in our luxury shops and boutiques. Here’s your corridor to stroll, window shop luxury brands, and declare “I’ve got to have this,” because it’s unlikely you’ll find it anywhere else. Shopping at VAI is a hunt for the uncommon, for the lovers of design, the upscale, and the unexpected. Feel the mantra. Retail. Rest. Repeat.

Look Good. Be Strong. Spa & Fitness

Get your glow on at the VAI spa and your strong on at VAI's fitness, health, and wellness center. Here, pure rejuvenation reaches beyond body to soul and back again. All the finest health club equipment is yours to pump up and slim down while taking in luxurious resort views. And there’s no better time or place to soothe your skin and your spirit with globally inspired spa treatments. Tune up your look and your spunk for the night at VAI.

Tethered Helium Balloon over vai resort in glendale


VAI Resort's landmark helium balloon flies for the inclusive. It floats for the flighty and the fabulous, and it’s grounded in large, lofty, luxury guest experiences. VAI balloon can take as many as thirty people up 400 ft. to soak in stunning views of the property and valley.

Be a Kid Again Mattel Adventure Park™

Guests can step into the action-packed World's first Mattel Adventure Park, the only place where you can get behind the wheel of a lightning-fast Hot Wheels go kart, join Thomas & Friends on a treasure hunt journey, and enjoy a signature pink beverage on the third story rooftop of the Barbie Beach House.

Endless Events State Farm Stadium

Find events galore, from concert tours to AMA Supercross championships and Monster Jam’s to classic music artists, at State Farm Stadium — a mere 1,000 feet from VAI. The stadium is home to Arizona’s football team and provides a continual flow of entertainment. And rounding out the mix are annual events like the Fiesta Bowl, motor sports events, and public grand opening tours. Take the short walk to the stadium from VAI Resort.

Play Ball Camelback Ranch

Legends live on at Camelback Ranch – Glendale, just 2.5 miles from VAI Resort, where spring training hits it every year for Los Angeles’ and Chicago’s major league baseball teams. Take it all in –League clubhouses, multiple fields, stadium seating for 13,000 and 12 luxury suites. Get your game on and get your game in, enjoying brews and views from the Budweiser® Legends Deck or Four Peaks Patio while you’re at it.