Living the Airstream Dream

For those looking to live the Airstream dream hassle free, Silver Bullet Vacations of Indio, California functions as a one-stop shop for all your Airstream vacation needs.

Dave, owner of Silver Bullet Vacations can arrange a self-towing option or a full-service delivery and set-up of a 25 or 27 foot, 2016 Flying Cloud Series Airstream for up to six campers. While popular destinations include parks, beaches and music festivals around California, longer trips can also be arranged.

Silver Bullet Vacations Airstream at Pismo Beach

A combination of 18 tinted and regular windows and skylights contribute to the light – filled, contemporary looking space of blond wood, white window coverings and stainless steel appliances including a tall refrigerator, microwave, propane oven and stovetop.

All units are are completely out-fitted for the perfect glamping experience: outdoor furniture including a propane barbecue and retractable awning, quality cooking equipment, utensils and dishes, thick beach and bath towels and comfortable bedding.

Queen-size bed in Airstream

A private back bedroom features a queen-size memory foam-topped bed, night tables, closet space and reading lights. The spacious kitchen seating area converts to additional beds. The separate shower area complete with a retractable clothes line across the hall from the sink and toilet allow greater access to bathroom facilities.

For the chef, a pull out pantry, extra deep kitchen sink and granite counter tops make food and beverage prep a breeze. Entertainment options include a high-end sound system and two flat-screen televisions.

 

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa offers guests an oasis of relaxation  just minutes away from the shops and nightlife of Scottsdale. Located in aptly named Paradise Valley,  this AAA Four Diamond Luxury Resort is sculpted into the northern side of Camelback Mountain.

Casita at Sanctuary

The 105 casitas at Sanctuary feature scenic pedestrian-only walkways and discreet parking spaces, which contribute to the feeling of being the only guest at the resort. The colorful landscaping and  fragrant desert vegetation are a treat for the senses at Sanctuary.

Sanctuary’s Mountain casitas are located on Camelback Mountain and the Spa casitas surround the resort’s infinity pool and award-winning Sanctuary Spa.

Spa and Fitness Area at Sanctuary

The Coconut body scrub is Sanctuary’s signature spa treatment and Cheryl, the masseuse offered an additional balsamic oil hair treatment and had great skin care suggestions.

Oversized soaker tub at Sanctuary Resort & Spa

The smartly designed spa casitas have well – positioned privacy walls in their back patios so that guests can luxuriate in an oversized private tub under the stars.

The casitas contemporary interior design features polished concrete floors and a concrete sink vanity complemented by blond wood doors throughout. Walk through the sunken living room with a huge gas fireplace, out the floor to ceiling windows, to a front terrace, large enough to contain a dining table, a chaise lounge and a canopy daybed sofa.

Sunset over Infinity Pool at Sanctuary Resort & Spa

Swimmers will love the beautiful infinity pool (adults only on weekends) as well as the secluded 25-yard outdoor lap pool in the fitness area at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa.

The Lap Pool at Sanctuary Resort & Spa

One of the best sports for a total body workout with minimal impact on your joints is swimming. Olympic gold medalist Misty Hyman offers tips for stroke improvement. For those looking to up their tennis game, Sanctuary continues a legacy of championship courts and professional coaches, making it the ultimate Scottsdale tennis retreat.

Sanctuary’s terraced main lawn is a gathering point for groups to socialize and watch the Arizona sunsets. For sunset dinner and drinks, try elements (reservations recommended). Chef Beau MacMillan has a creative seasonal  menu that combines Asian influences with locally sourced ingredients.

For four days this spring, April 27-30, 2017, Scottsdale will be heaven for fine food aficionados with the debut of Nirvana, a culinary festival hosted by Sanctuary.  Sanctuary’s own star Executive Chef Beau MacMillan will share the spotlight with Robert Irvine, Todd English, Scott Conant and renowned chefs and mixologists from Scottsdale’s most exciting restaurants. Nirvana will come to a rousing finale with a N’Awlins-style jazz brunch complete with live music and a Bourbon twist, serving up everything from étouffée to feather-light beignets.

As well, a celebrity golf tournament played at Mountain Shadows, pairs each foursome with a renowned chef, star mixologist or notable sports figure. A portion of the proceeds will benefit HopeKids, an organization that provides ongoing activities and a powerful support community for families who have a child with cancer or other life-­threatening medical condition.

 

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