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What We Love

  • A luxury resort near Scottsdale, with a food-and-beverage credit, waived resort fee and more
  • Playing B-I-N-G-O after a long day of lounging in the pool
  • Teeing off at the golf courses that GOLFWEEK voted among the best resort options
  • Savoring delicious Southwestern fare at Ahnala Mesquite Room
  • Using your food-and-beverage credit, plus all the resort-fee perks – without having to pay the resort fee

What To Know

  • Free WiFi
  • Featuring over 25,000 square feet of meeting space, the resort is popular with business travelers
  • Located 25 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
  • Fort McDowell Casino is a five-minute walk from the resort


  •  Bar
  •  Casino
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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A four-star Arizona hotel and casino, with scenic desert views, plus a food-and-drink credit and more

The Lowdown

A stylish desert retreat, We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Center is the perfect getaway for golfing and basking in the warm Arizona sun. Located near Scottsdale, about 30 minutes outside of Phoenix, this AAA Four Diamond hotel brushes up against the stunning Saguaro Lake and
McDowell Mountain Regional Park – think majestic views everywhere you look. Get your daily dose vitamin D lounging by the enormous pool, or perfect your game at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club, one of the main attractions here.
Numbering among GOLFWEEK magazine’s picks for Best Resort Courses, each of the club’s two offerings, Cholla and Saguaro, has a full 18 holes, and neither is too far from the 10,000-square-foot clubhouse or the golf shop (one of the 100 Best, according to Golf World Business). After a fun-filled day of
taking in the gorgeous scenery here or throughout the property, indulge in a treatment at Amethyst Spa, or treat yourself to a delicious meal at one of the seven restaurants on offer. And if you’re feeling lucky, end your night at the casino, which boasts No-Limit Poker,
Blackjack, 775 slot machines, and live bingo and Keno.


The resort’s comfortable rooms combine stylish, contemporary décor with top-


You certainly won’t have to worry about going hungry; the resort boasts seven restaurants offer a delectable range of cuisines from around the world. There’s a New York-style deli and an Asian noodle spot, but the highlight is Ahnala Mesquite Room, a
recipient of the Fest Culinary Award 2010 and Wine Spectator Award of
Excellence 2009, serving a variety of Mexican, Native American and
mesquite-grilled dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients. There’s also a lounge, poolside café and in-room dining.


Amethyst Spa features a range of treatments, from the Gentleman’s Facial
and Golfer’s Fitness Massage to a Marine Pedicure and Reflexology
treatment. The Herbal Infusion Poultice Ritual, a Native
American experience that uses a blend of desert herbs and cactus
elements to detoxify and relax the body, is especially divine.


The resort is located about
30 minutes from Phoenix, in the Scottsdale/Fountain Hills area, surrounded by Arizona’s majestic Four Peaks and spectacular Red Mountains, with the Verde River rushing nearby. If you want to make the most of this scenic setting, Fort McDowell Adventures is just minutes away, offering desert recreation like horseback riding, cattle drives and themed cookouts. Should you feel like venturing further afield, Camelback Mountain, Chase Field, Desert Botanical Garden, historic downtown Glendale, Phoenix Zoo, Saguaro Lake, Salt River tubing and Sun Devil Stadium are all less than 45 miles away.

How to Get There

Wekopa Resort and Conference Center
10438 N Fort Mcdowell Rd
Fort McDowell, AZ 85264 United States


Dance Competition trip

We had a great stay at We-Ko-Pa Resort this weekend for the Dupree Dance competition! We got room service and Eric who brought us up our food was so kind and professional. We forgot to order a few things and he ran back down and got it for us quickly. The service overall was great and they were so accommodating to this group!

Quick, Get-Away Trip for My Husband and I

One of the nicest resort hotels and properties we have ever had the opportunity of staying at. The hotel staff were very upbeat, friendly, and accommodating. Our king-bed accommodations were very well appointed, clean, and the bed, bedding/pillows very comfortable. The pool and outdoor lounging areas are fantastic. Our dinner / breakfast (the next morning) in the casino, was top-notch from start to finish including the service - amazing chefs! We’re looking forward to coming back again for another stay later this year! And, we can’t wait to see and enjoy their new Casio when it’s completed sometime in mid-2020! Kudos to the staff and owners, we thank you for a wonderful time!

Phoenix Gamble

We traveled to Arizona and vacation in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. The resort was under construction but still enjoyable to stay. An added treat was the fact that there was also a near by casino. Both the room and restaurant
were good.