Los Angeles & Scottsdale 

Combine California’s starriest city with Arizona’s cowboy culture.

A trip to Los Angeles and Scottsdale brings with it an Oscar-worthy list of sights and a soul-soothing soundtrack of desert life.

A combination of city sights and desert delights. Hit the beaches, theme parks and movie studios of Los Angeles. Shop on Rodeo Drive and catch sunset from a rooftop bar. The Sonoran Desert is next: Scottsdale, a sizzling southwest adventure and a place to be pampered with sensational spas, terrific golf courses and luxury resorts.

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Los Angeles and Scottsdale

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Winter Sun. City combos. Golf and spa

Recommended itinerary

Los Angeles

California’s cinematic city

California’s City of Flowers and Sunshine is a wildly popular holiday destination known for its palm-studded landscapes, beautiful beaches, movie star sights and magnificent museums. It brings the glamour and the edge, the arts and the culture and the big name shows, games and shops.

Hollywood Hills

What to do in Los Angeles

Lap it all up in La La Land

How about a shopping spree in Beverly Hills or a Universal Studios Backlot Tour of famous film sets? What about topping up your tan on Santa Monica’s sands and renting skates and rollerblading along Venice Beach boardwalk? Get a taste of the glitz in Instagram worthy restaurants, soak up the arts at The Getty and see the cosmos from Griffith Park Observatory. Whether you come for Hollywood, the hiking trails or Huntington’s Botanical Gardens, there are plenty of amazing things to do in LA.

Santa Monica

Where to stay in Los Angeles

Iconic hotels and beachside hotspots

Ten minutes from Universal Studios, The Garland Hotel is a gorgeous spot to soak up the sun before seeing the sights. For a taste of SoCal’s salty ocean lifestyle Shutters on the Beach is your chicest beachside retreat. And the icons? The Beverly Hilton is a wonderful choice for glam poolside lounging whilst The Hollywood Roosevelt, opposite the Chinese Theatre, is a hip hotel with a history of movie star guests.


Discover a soul-soothing escape

Nicknamed The Beverly Hills of Arizona, Scottsdale is playground of the rich and famous and lies at the foot of the McDowell Mountains. Here, you’ll find gorgeous golf courses and giant saguaro cacti. An indulgent spa scene and dark sky nights. Miles of walking trails lead out to a desert filled with geckos and wildflowers whilst a mix of cowboy culture and modern luxury permeates the city.

What to do in Scottsdale

Explore the natural riches of the desert

Embrace Scottsdale’s peaceful pace by teeing off for a game of golf or sinking into a spa ritual at a luxury resort. Get outdoors for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve – 30,000 acres of wild visual bounty where you can hike, bike and horse ride. Take a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West and fill up your cowboy boots in the Old Town: there’s everything from country-western dancing to a wine trail and mighty fine restaurants to 5th Avenue’s galleries and shops.

Where to stay in Scottsdale

Wine and dine under the desert sun

Scottsdale isn’t short of lust worthy hotels. Opt for a stylish stay at the artsy Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Bungalows or dial up the romance at palm-studded Royal Palms Resort and Spa. Swim with views of Camelback Mountain at Paradise Valley-set Mountain Shadows or lap up the luxury of plush bedrooms and multiple pools at much-lauded The Phoenician.