Experience North Pole Magic This Festive Season at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

Capture the spirit of the season this November and December
September 13, 2023,
Scottsdale, U.S.A.

This festive season, travel to the North Pole – with a Southwest twist – at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. The Sonoran Desert retreat will be decked out with all the holiday trimming, including saguaros aglow and whimsical décor, set against a backdrop of authentic adobe casitas and a nighttime blanket of sparkling stars.

“The Sonoran Desert is a special setting for a holiday season to remember,” says General Manager Kelley Moreton. “Guests can leave the snow behind, but find the magic among our towering saguaros and rugged mountain peaks. Children will delight in programming meant to capture the spirit of the season, while all ages will enjoy the sunny days and crisp evenings with chiminea fireplaces aglow.”


Talavera will offer a Thanksgiving brunch buffet on Thursday, November 23, 2023 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, featuring a celebratory feast. Highlights include a decadent seafood station, carving station, turkey will all the trimmings, churros made to order, a selection of festive desserts and a children’s buffet station. The cost for adults is USD 165 per person, and children ages 5 to 12 are USD 58; prices are exclusive of tax and service charge.

Head to Talavera Thanksgiving evening for a series of holiday-themed specials. Choices include baby kale and brussels sprouts salad, natural turkey roulade with pistachio and kale stuffing, and caramelized pear and cinnamon tarte tatin with almond truffle ice cream for a sweet finale.

Proof will offer dinner specials from Thursday, November 23, until Sunday, November 26, 2023. Options include roasted butternut squash and chipotle soup, turkey empanadas and smoked prime rib of beef. For dessert, enjoy a seasonal cheesecake trio including pumpkin, cranberry and classic homemade.

Reservations are required and can be made online for the Talavera brunch, and highly encouraged for Proof and Talavera dinner; or call 480 513 5085.

Breakfast with Santa

Create a new holiday tradition with Breakfast with Santa, offered on four consecutive Saturdays: December 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2023. Enjoy an array of breakfast favourites with a celebratory buffet and appearance by Santa himself. There will be two seatings each Saturday, at 8:30 and 10:30 am. The cost is USD 70 per adult, USD 30 for children ages 5 to 12; children ages 4 and under are complimentary. Prices are inclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations are required; call Restaurant Reservations at 480 513 5085.

Festive Offerings at The Spa

Capture the North Pole magic with the Cryotherapy Energizing Facial, using cooled, purified air for a revitalizing, energizing effect. This treatment increases microcirculation in the skin to reduce puffiness, detoxify and brighten, perfect for getting party-ready this season. The Salon will feature the Cryotherapy Pedicure, using cryotherapy balls and stretching techniques to knead tight calf muscles and ease stiffness. The service includes nail shaping, buffing, cuticle care, exfoliation, hand mask and hydration. To book an appointment, contact The Spa at 480 513 5145 or book online.

Welcome Winter Solstice at The Spa

Welcome Winter Solstice and commemorate the longest night of the year with meditation, sound healing and intention setting at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North on Thursday, December 21, 2023. The evening begins at 5:00 pm with guided meditation and sound healing. Following the class, guests are invited to set their intentions and release any negativity or energy that no longer serves. Complimentary wassail, a hot mulled cider drink perfect for toasting holiday cheer, will be served. Open to both Resort and local guests, the Winter Solstice experience is offered at USD 25 per person. Local guests are encouraged to bring their own yoga mats. All guests should check in at The Spa upon arrival. To reserve, contact The Spa at 480 513 5145.

Seasonal Programming

A weekly calendar of programming includes festive treats on the front drive, bourbon and chocolate pairings in Proof, live music, mulled wine demonstrations, and dessert wine and holiday cookies throughout the season. Guests also will enjoy a variety of wellness and fitness programming including yoga, guided hikes to Pinnacle Peak Park and weekly pickleball clinics.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

On December 24 and December 25, 2023, Talavera will feature festive dinner specials to help guests and local visitors get in the spirit. Choices include chilled Garrotza cheese tart bacalao and king crab cake, and herb-dusted New Zealand lamb rack. The showstopper “Wonderland at the Desert,” presented by Executive Pastry Chef Yudith Bustos, features texturas de chocolate, cake, mousse, meringue and cranberries. A condensed a la carte also menu will be available.

On Christmas Day, indulge in a festive Christmas brunch in Talavera, offered from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Indulge in a carving station, live pasta station, children’s buffet, “Sweet Santa Land” dessert display and hot chocolate station. The cost of the brunch is USD 165 for adults, and USD 58 for children ages 5 to 12.

From December 22 to 25, guests and locals can choose from holiday weekend specials in Proof, including lobster and sweet potato bisque and smoky beef Wellington with truffled mushroom and buttery pastry.

Reservations are required and can be made online for the Talavera brunch, and highly encouraged for Proof and Talavera dinner; or call 480 513 5085.

New Year’s Eve

Ring in 2024 in style with a four-course celebratory meal in Talavera. Seatings are available from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. The cost per person is USD 250, and includes a complimentary glass of Champagne. For a casual celebration, Proof will feature celebratory menu items, festive décor and live music from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, in a relaxed setting to greet the New Year. All guests are invited to join the festivities in Onyx, featuring a DJ spinning tunes and a Champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are required for Talavera and Proof dinners; call 480 513 5085 or book online.

Extend the celebration with a stay at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale this season. Book the Experience More package to enjoy a USD 100 credit with every two paid consecutive nights. For reservations, call 888 207 9696 or book online.