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Amenities and activities.

While your luxury home at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Dove Mountain will be a great place to relax, you’ll find the community has a wealth of fun outdoor activities awaiting you and your family.

Apart from the 27-holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf, tennis and fitness facilities at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain clubhouse, there are more than 45 miles of trails for leisurely walks, hiking, running or cycling. There are trail rides on horseback as well as all of the activities and facilities of The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, ranging from the resort’s pools and cabanas, the 235-foot waterslide and fun activities like geocaching, bocce ball, fitness classes and the Ritz Kids program. And, a lot more.

Hotel & Spa

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain.

Part of what makes life here at The Residences so comfortable is access to all of the amenities of The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain. In its short existence, this remarkable hotel and spa has already received numerous accolades from the likes of US News, Condé Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure. It is on lists of “the best hotels in the USA”, “top resorts in the Southwest”, “top 100 resort spas” and “the world’s best hotels.”

Residents here have privileged access to all of the amenities of the hotel, including the spa, pool facilities (incorporating a 235-foot water slide), catering, housekeeping, concierge and home management services, all available at your option, if and when you want them. No other Dove Mountain real estate community has these types of services available for homeowners.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is clearly among the best of the best hotels and spas and it’s right here in our community and at your service.

Hiking, Running & Biking

Hiking, running and biking.

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Dove Mountain incorporates 45 miles of trails winding from the community trailhead through the Tortolita Mountains and Wild Burro Canyon. In addition, there are improved and well-maintained trails that weave throughout The Residences’ expansive Dove Mountain neighborhoods and up to the hotel.

There are paths for leisurely morning and evening strolls and there are trails for more ambitious treks and workouts. The fresh, dry desert air is there, no matter what you choose to do.

So, saddle-up the bikes and go out to enjoy the desert vistas of Dove Mountain, Marana. Or hike up to a nice mountainside vantage point to watch the sunset. When you live at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Dove Mountain there is always a wealth of outdoor adventure awaiting you and your family.

Cochie Springs

3.3 miles
Highest Elevation 3,420′

Wild Mustang

3.8 miles
Highest Elevation 4,070′

Lower Javalina

1.7 miles
Highest Elevation 3,090′

Wild Burro

6.3 miles
Highest Elevation 3,920′


1.5 miles


7.1 miles
Highest Elevation 4,340′

Alamo Springs

4.1 miles
Highest Elevation 3,870′

Upper Javalina

4.1 miles
Highest Elevation 3,870′

Tortolita Preserve

8.8 miles
Highest Elevation 2,810′

Dove Mountain Community Trail

8.0 miles
Highest Elevation 2,850′

Trail Map

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Recreational opportunities abound.

The High Sonoran Desert climate you will experience at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, is perfect for year-round outdoor fun and recreation like tennis and horseback riding. Four illuminated, state-of-the-art Plexicushion tennis courts create sure-footed surfaces that will enhance your game and diminish impact on your knees and ankles (we know these things because our developer was a collegiate tennis player). You’ll find yourself playing longer, harder and better.

If horseback riding is your idea of fun, explore Dove Mountain’s trails from a saddle. Experienced guides will lead the way along trails weaving through majestic giant saguaros, rock formations and the lush desert. Rides are suitable for most ages and skill levels. Trail riding is a great Western experience for the whole family.

There are lots of other fun activities for you and your family – like mountain biking, bird-watching, geocaching and stargazing, among others. There’s never a dull moment when you live at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Dove Mountain.

Championship Golf

The Golf Club at Dove Mountain.

A central element in the community is the The Golf Club at Dove Mountain. The Club is the recipient of accolades like inclusion in Golfweeks’ “Best Resort Golf Courses” and “Best New Courses” listings, LINKS Magazine’s “Best for Resort Lifestyle” courses list, Golf Inc. magazine’s “First Place, Private Clubhouse” award, and Audubon International’s Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary designation, among others.

Mostly, The Golf Club at Dove Mountain is an extraordinary amenity for owners of The Residences, offering luxurious facilities, proficient personal service and delectable cuisine from a 45,000 square-foot clubhouse that will quickly become a gathering place for your family and friends.

The well-appointed locker room facilities will enhance your experience as you make use of the 27-holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf, the tennis courts and/or the well-equipped and comfortable fitness center. And, after you’ve “recharged your batteries” in the steam room, refresh yourself in the Member’s Grill or Cayton’s restaurant.

Jack Nicklaus, the Golden Bear, worked cooperatively with Mother Nature and her beautiful High Sonoran Desert to build a championship 27-hole circuit that integrates the golf course and the distinct Tortolita Foothills setting to create something really special. You will love this facet of your lifestyle at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Dove Mountain.

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