The Best Vacation Rentals in Sedona, Arizona 

No matter where you stay in Sedona, natural beauty will surround you
No matter where you stay in Sedona, natural beauty will surround you | Courtesy of Enchantment Resort Suites / Expedia
Matt Charlton

Sedona, Arizona, might look like it just dropped out of a western, but with deep roots in mysticism and spirituality, and a focus on local, organic food, this town has a noticeable hipster feel. While you’re here, explore the Red Rock State Park and local art galleries, and live like a local by staying in a vacation rental. Here’s our pick – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. The Villas at Poco Diablo

Apartment, Hotel, Resort

A pool with sun loungers and a hot tub at The Villas at Poco Diablo
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You little devil – that’s just the English translation of the name of this chic resort. In a secluded creekside setting among a lush green landscape, each luxury villa features a whirlpool and a fireplace. Meanwhile, local activities include fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, hot-air ballooning, shopping and fine dining. At the end of a big day, cook up a feast on one of the resort’s barbecues.

2. Luxurious home with Red Rock views

Apartment

The kitchen and living room of a luxurious home with light blue furniture and a breakfast bar
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It’s not the snappiest name, but you can’t say that it isn’t accurate. Large groups looking to kick back in luxury will love this property, sleeping 10 across four bedrooms and a sofa bed. The muted palette of the interior lends it a bright feel, with plush furnishing, plenty of space and, of course, stunning Red Rock views. The Sedona Golf Resort is a five-minute drive away, as are excellent restaurants.

3. Sedona Summit

Apartment, Resort

A mountain in Arizona overlooks a bronze-colored villa
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Enjoy all the comforts of home in these Pueblo-style condos, just 5mi (8km) outside Sedona. Options include a cozy studio with a kitchenette or a one- or two-bedroom suite featuring a full kitchen, a pull-out sofa bed and a private patio or balcony. You’re perfectly placed for jeep tours, a round of golf, hiking, horseback riding or sightseeing. Also, there are four outdoor heated pools, a picnic area and a barbecue area.

4. Enchantment Resort

Resort, Apartment

Exterior of Enchantment Resort Suites in the mountains of Arizona
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The self-catering suites at the Enchantment Resort are enchanting indeed, set on 70 acres (28ha) among the stunning red rock formations. Wood-beamed ceilings, sumptuous textiles, a pull-down queen bed and a beehive fireplace greet you on arrival in the two-bedroom suite, with a smattering of the Old West throughout. Choose from more than 140 weekly on-site activities, including stargazing, pottery, beading, yoga for all levels, mountain biking, hiking, tennis, pickleball and meditation.

5. TinyCamp

Apartment, Boutique Hotel

A gigantic black and white bed in a wooden cabin at TinyCamp
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These five glamping-style wood cabins are cute. Each one features eco-chic decor, a kitchenette and a deck with a firepit. Tall guests may find the headroom and stretching space a little challenging, but the charm of this place will win you over. These upscale tiny homes, set among pine trees in a rural area, are a short walk from Oak Creek Canyon. If you want more glamping and camping options, see the best places to go camping in Sedona.

6. Forest Houses Resort

Apartment, Resort

The exterior of rural Sycamore House, behind a flowing stream and among greenery
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You can choose from 16 log cabins at this luxurious and secluded family-run resort. On 20 acres (8ha) in upper Oak Creek Canyon, these uniquely designed houses are crafted from native boulders and log beams. There are beautiful views of the canyon and forest everywhere you look, and the clear, cool Oak Creek runs alongside the resort. Local activities include swimming, fishing and hiking.

7. L’Auberge de Sedona

Hotel

Exterior of LAuberge de Sedona Creekside Cottages, next to a stream and among trees
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L’Auberge de Sedona is at the center of everything that defines the city – nature, culture and adventure. Amenities are fine-tuned to create unforgettable moments, and each luxurious accommodation is perfectly nestled under a canopy of sycamore trees within the majestic Red Rock country, surrounding you with natural light and stunning views. Whether you choose a cottage, suite or room, you’ll find a refreshing blend of rustic and contemporary decor.

8. The Villas of Sedona

Apartment, Resort

Villas of Sedona exterior, with a pool and bronze brickwork
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You have the option to do everything or nothing here – or maybe a bit of both. Here, the villas sleep up to four, six or eight inside a fully equipped resort. There’s a gleaming fitness center, outdoor and indoor pools, a dry sauna, a putting green and a game room right on your doorstep. Upgrade for a private patio with views over the spectacular craggy sandstone peaks.

If you’d prefer to stay somewhere different, choose a hotel suited to every kind of traveler or even a wellness retreat if you’re looking for some downtime. Discover the top things to do nearby, and if you’re traveling with little ones, don’t miss any of the region’s best family-friendly activities. For the top meals in town, check out the best restaurants in Sedona.

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