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Luxury Assisted Living in Phoenix & Scottsdale: Our Top Picks for 2023

Discover the our favorite high end assisted living communities in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area. Seniorly shares our top picks for luxury senior living options and everything they offer.

By Haley Burress Updated on Jul 10, 2023

Warm temperatures, mild weather and panoramic, colorful desert sunsets are just a few reasons why adults are choosing to retire in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. A popular senior living destination, Phoenix and Scottsdale offer plenty of luxury senior living options throughout the area. However, not every community provides luxury assisted living or access to high-end amenities like putting greens, bocce ball courts, and onsite fitness centers. Resort-style senior living communities can provide more than just personalized assistance and peace of mind; they can provide a luxury lifestyle with exceptional hospitality to help residents feel right at home.

Benefits of retiring in Phoenix & Scottsdale

Choosing to retire in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area comes with its benefits. The first is access to world class healthcare providers and hospital systems including the Mayo Clinic and Banner. In addition, the climate is friendly for those adults wishing to escape the snowy winters or unpredictable spring seasons. Warm weather is a given on most days of the year, and the sun is out more than it is behind a cloud. Finally, the state of Arizona is considered financially moderately friendly for residents, choosing to not tax Social Security benefits - which probably explains the breadth of luxury senior living communities in this area.

The best assisted living in Phoenix & Scottsdale

Ready to begin exploring senior living in the Sonoran desert? Here are a few luxury assisted living communities to add to your “must tour” list.

Clearwater Pinnacle Peak

Located in North Scottsdale, Clearwater Pinnacle Peak provides five-star service in a resort-style senior living community. Services include independent living, assisted living, and memory care, all offered in a stunning community from team members with hearts for serving others.

Clearwater Pinnacle Peak has a few signature programs including their Empowered Living life enrichment program and Savor Dining program, both of which contribute to the overall wellness and experience of the residents who live there. Luxury amenities abound at the community and include a salt-water pool, covered parking, bourbon bar, and multiple onsite restaurants.


Nestled at the foot of the famous Pinnacle Peak trailhead and just south of the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale, ACOYA Troon features stunning desert views, a lively community, and amenities that make life feel extra sweet. The community offers both assisted living and independent living services, complete with modern home layouts and refined finishes.

ACOYA Troon residents enjoy a resort-like community with spa features and amenities. Swim in the outdoor heated pool, perfect your swing in the golf simulator, or meet up for a fireside chat on the rooftop courtyard. This community is pet-friendly with amenities like a dog park and plenty of walking paths as well. Nearly every spot in the community features beautiful desert views, so you’ll never miss a sunset.

 Manor Village at Desert Ridge

Manor Village is a senior living community with heart, focusing on exceptional care and finding ways to support residents as they maintain an independent lifestyle. Offering luxury assisted living, memory care, and independent living services, Manor Village gives residents access to refined homes and outstanding amenities.

Residents enjoy dining in the Medallion dining room or al fresco on the patio, meeting up for a game of cards in the game room, or cozying up with a book in the library. A private movie theater, walking paths, outdoor spaces, and creative arts studio are just icing on the cake for residents who call this vibrant community home.

Clearwater Ahwatukee

Luxury assisted living, memory care, and independent living come to life at Clearwater Ahwatukee, located in Phoenix. Residents love the unique Southwest-inspired architecture featuring lots of natural light and innovating signature programs offered to everyone.

Enjoy happy hour on the Panoramic Sky Deck, scones and tea in the tea room, or a group exercise class in the fitness center. Senior living here means taking a dip in the pool or relax in the jacuzzi, participate in non-denominational worship services, or enjoy a wine tasting in the community wine cellar. You’ll be hungry after all your adventures, so be sure to enjoy a chef-prepared meal in any of the onsite restaurants as well. 

Maravilla Scottsdale

Right next door to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess resort and the TPC Scottsdale golf course, Maravilla Scottsdale is a luxury senior living community that offers a full continuum of care. Residents have the option and opportunity to experience independent living, assisted living, memory care, and healthcare services all on the beautiful Maraville campus.

Maravilla Scottsdale offers CARF accredited assisted living, memory care, and healthcare services, setting it apart from other communities without the certification. Further, residents enjoy luxury amenities like a putting green, bocce ball court, heated pool and spa, ballroom, movie theater, and multiple restaurants at their fingertips. 

Oakmont Assisted Living

Residents at Oakmont Assisted Living enjoy a luxury, boutique experience that is highly tailored to their personal preferences, schedule, and needs. Oakmont senior living excels at providing residents with exceptional care and is dedicated to creating plans of care that find innovative ways to meet any challenge.

Residents have access to amenities including a swimming pool, shared outdoor spaces, spacious living rooms, piano and game rooms. In addition, family is welcome to visit at any time. Rooms include private bathrooms and can come furnished if the resident chooses.

Clarendale Arcadia

Camelback Mountain is the backdrop for Clarendale Arcadia, a luxury senior living community that feels more like a boutique hotel thanks to exceptional hospitality and five-star amenities. Clarendale Arcadia offers assisted living, memory care, and independent living services in a contemporary building suited for urban dwellers and nature explorers alike.

Residents have access to unique amenities like custom cabanas, concierge services, and gourmet restaurant dining. Meet friends on the 2nd floor leisure deck, have a nightcap poolside, or share stories by the outdoor fireplace. No matter where you go, you’ll feel like the star of the show thanks to the personal attention you’ll receive.

La Siena

Located in the urban heart of Phoenix, this luxury senior living community offers residents the flexibility to enjoy the surrounding neighborhoods or stay closer to home without missing out on the action. La Siena offers both assisted living and independent living services.

Active seniors can pursue their outdoor interests hiking the trails of Squaw Peak and the Phoenix Mountain Preserve nearby, or stay home and walk the paved paths and landscaped courtyards of the community itself. When it's time to rest, grab a chair in the outdoor covered seating areas or get a bite to eat at Bud's Pub & Bistro. Additional amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center, dance studio, La Siena market for convenient shopping, and a putting green to improve handicaps on the golf course.

MorningStar at Arcadia

This luxury senior living community in Phoenix has both assisted living suites and a specialized Reflections Neighborhood on its second level that offers individualized care to residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. The three-story community has 80 assisted living units in studio, one-, and two-bedroom floor plans, penthouse suites on the upper level, and 30 suites in the Reflections Neighborhood. 

Community amenities in this luxury senior living community include menus designed by an executive chef, private dining rooms, an on-site theater, a general store, a tropical aquarium, and a fireside courtyard. 

Belmont Village Senior Living Scottsdale

Surrounded by local dining, shopping, and healthcare, Belmont Village Senior Living is located in an ideal location for anyone wanting to retire in Scottsdale. Offering luxury assisted living and award-winning memory care services, this community excels at providing personalized care and wellness resources to the residents who live there.

Belmont Village residents enjoy access to amenities like a professionally supervised fitness center, heated outdoor swimming pool, complimentary transportation services, and a fully equipped salon. The community also has a Parkinson’s specialization in partnership with the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

The Ranch Estates at Scottsdale

Offering both independent living and assisted living services, The Ranch Estates at Scottsdale provides personalized support in a beautiful community. Residents enjoy spacious homes with the choice of floor plans that will help meet their style and their budget.

Life at Ranch Estates is enhanced by the access to luxury amenities and resources including an outdoor swimming pool, walking paths, onsite salon, and movie theater. Residents also enjoy delicious chef–prepared meals thanks to the community’s Graceful Dining program. Meals are prepared with local ingredients and served family-style.

Legacy Village of Salt River

Conveniently located near the Loop 101 and tucked inside a residential area, Legacy Village of Salt River gives residents the best of both worlds: the peace and quiet of the desert and the hustle and bustle of the nearby city. Serving residents with independent living, assisted living, and memory care services, this community provides beautiful views, personalized assistance, and luxury amenities.

Residents have access to amenities and services including restaurant-style dining indoors and al fresco, onsite salon, movie theater, billiards room, swimming pool, and sundries shop. Outstanding trails and walking paths are nearby as well, giving residents one more way to explore the surrounding desert nature.

Beginning your search for high end assisted living in the Phoenix & Scottsdale area

If you or your loved one would benefit from around-the-clock caregiver support and personalized assistance with daily tasks, an assisted living facility could be your next best decision. While all assisted living communities provide similar services, not all of them go the extra step to give residents access to luxury amenities and services that make life more convenient. So go ahead - jot down a list of the "must have" amenities and services you'd like to see in your next home, and be prepared to be delighted by what these luxury communities offer.

Start your search today!
written by:

Haley Burress

Haley Burress writes for Seniorly on the topic of senior living and the aging experience.  With a long history of roles in Life Enrichment and Dementia care management for top senior living providers like Sunrise Senior living, Haley now also serves the non-profit senior living sector in a volunteer capacity.  Ms. Burress holds a Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Administration from Northern Illinois University and a Master's degree in Therapeutic Recreation Administration from Aurora University.

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