Set among rolling mountains, overlooking the lush green Santa Cruz River Valley and amid centuries of history, you'll find Esplendor Resort and Rio Rico Country Club a one-of-a-kind resort destination in southern Arizona just south of Tucson. Indulge yourself in recreational amenities like world-class golf on the Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed 18-hole championship course; tennis on four lighted courts; or bask in the Arizona sun poolside.
Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico offers 179 culturally adorned guestrooms, including 15 one-bedroom suites. Each specialty suite is custom designed to offer a truly unique experience. Spacious guestrooms offer private patio or balcony overlooking the panoramic views of the mountains, valleys and spectacular Arizona sunsets. Enjoy the oversized outdoor 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 GrillÂ® dishes from the popular television series Primal GrillÂ® with Steven Raichlen. The Saloon just off the lobby offers tasty cocktails and many of the old traditional favorites.
Because of our location just south of Tucson and near Tubac, Esplendor Resort is a great hotel for company retreats, meetings, and special events. Have your event outside with the gorgeous views of the mountains or in one of the beautiful ballroom areas. Esplendor Resort. Uncomplicated, Unpretentious, Unforgettable.