During the past four decades, Ventana Canyon Club & Lodge has garnered accolades from prominent sport, travel and leisure publications across the United States. Our pride stems not only from recognition of our exceptional golf and tennis facilities but also from honors in lodging, dining, and our dedicated team’s service. The list below is a testament to our commitment to excellence, showcasing a selection of the prestigious awards we’ve been honored to receive.

AAA Four-Diamond Award

1997 to present

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

2012 to present

Condé Nast Traveler

Top 5 Lodge in Southwest
Top 10 Lodge in North America
Top 25 Lodge in all of The Americas
Top 25 Best Golf Resorts
Top 25 North American Small Hotels
Gold List: The World’s Best Places to Stay
Top Destination for Golf & Tennis in U.S.

Travel & Leisure

Top 100 Hotels


Traveller’s Choice Awards Winner

U.S. News & World Report

Top 50 Hotels in Arizona

Golf Digest

75 Best Golf Resorts in North America
Top 5 new Resort Courses
Best New Course – Mountain Course
Best New Course – Canyon Course
Top 25 Resort for Women
Top 100 Private Club Shops
Top 5 “Best Golf Resort in Southwest”
Top 5 “Most Underrated Golf Resorts”
Top 10 “Best Golf Resort for Families”
Top 10 “Best Golf Resort for Course Conditions, Staff and Pace of Play”
Top 15 “Best Golf Resort for Service, Dining and Accommodations”
Top 15 “Best Golf Resort for a Golf-Intensive Buddy Trip”
Top 20 “Top Public Golf Course in Southwest”
Arizona’s Best Resort Course
Top 10 Best Course in Arizona
Best Course in Tucson

Golf Magazine

Gold Medal – America’s Best Resorts
Silver Medal – America’s Best Resorts
Silver Medal – Top Five New Resort Courses
Silver Medal – Top 100 Private Club Shops


One of America’s Best Golf Courses
100 Best Resort Courses – Mountain Course
100 Best Resort Courses – Canyon Course
Best Resort Course in Arizona

Links Magazine

Top 50 Golf Courses

Golf Advisor

Top 25 Courses in Arizona
Top 25 Courses by Condition

Golf & Travel

40 Best Resort Courses

Golf for Women

Top 20 Golf Courses

Racquet Magazine

Top 100 Tennis Resorts in The World


Top 50 Tennis Resorts in The World


Top 10 Best Hotel Lap Pools in North America

Corporate Meetings & Incentives

Golden Links Award

Meetings & Conventions

Four-Diamond Award
Gold Tee Award