A spacious, luxury rental in beautiful Scottsdale, Phoenix, or Paradise Valley provides the perfect basecamp for a small family gathering. Basing your Thanksgiving, Hannukah, Christmas, or New Year celebrations in the warm, bright Arizona desert allows you to maximize time outdoors, and Porter’s collection of 4+ bedroom rentals offer seclusion and comfort for all, plus well-appointed kitchens for making perfect family meals.

Why You Should Consider a Holiday trip to Arizona

Temperatures are starting to drop across the northern U.S., and most states are experiencing shorter days due to daylight savings. Guess what? Arizona doesn’t participate in daylight savings. That’s right. You can still enjoy hikes, bike rides, or a round of golf well into the afternoon and evening.

Average highs around Thanksgiving and Christmas range from 67°F to 75°F, with lows varying from 36°F to 42°F. Snow is possible but generally sparse and infrequent. More likely, you’ll experience a warm, dry climate that you’ll never want to leave.

Your Home-Away-from-Home for the Holidays

A 4+-bedroom vacation rental is an ideal size for two families, grandparents, and a couple of aunts and uncles to stay and share indoor spaces comfortably. Our homes come with top-of-the-line, fully equipped kitchens, and ample dining and indoor and outdoor common spaces provide the perfect basecamp to cook memorable meals and make merry with loved ones.

#5 – Desert Hideaway

4 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 13 GUESTS
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This large desert estate provides gorgeous desert and sunset views from its private 1-acre lot. Top features include a viewing deck, two master bedrooms, pool, hot tub, putting green, and tons of amenities such as a vintage video game, 3-car side entry garage and so much more.

Perfect for cooking holiday meals, the kitchen features an oversized island, breakfast bars, and state-of-the-art stainless appliances. The spacious great room includes a formal dining area, 18+ ft ceilings w/ gorgeous wood beams, an electric fireplace, floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors for the perfect amount of natural light, and views of the backyard oasis

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#4 – Avalon

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4 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 10 GUESTS
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This spacious home easily accommodates your family holiday gathering (including furry family members), featuring two master bedroom suites and three full bathrooms. A bonus room can be used as a 5th bedroom! Great Scottsdale location with pool, spa, pool table, and TVs in every bedroom.

The pool can be heated for $40/day. Pet fee – $200 non-refundable

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#3 – Maison

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5 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 18 GUESTS
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This recently remodeled, spacious abode features impeccable custom finishes and a backyard retreat with so much to do, you’ll never need to leave your own private resort. Backyard features include a covered patio with a spacious dining area and outdoor TV, arcade games, cornhole, sparkling pool, and fire pit.  A spacious, fully equipped indoor kitchen provides all the bells and whistles to make family meal preparations a joy. Each bedroom features memory foam mattresses and a TV.

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#2 – Paradise Play Resort

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6 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 18 GUESTS
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This gorgeous, 3,000 square-foot Scottsdale home is completely renovated and professionally decorated. The new kitchen provides chefs du cuisine with high-end appliances. Everyone can gather around and feast with dining seating for 12. There is also additional seating on the island for four people.

Relax in the upgraded backyard. Large outdoor living space includes a huge grass area with toys for kids of all ages! Outdoor diversions include a full-size volleyball court, huge putting green and chipping area, heated swimming pool, spa, and more! Enjoy fruit from six different citrus trees.

Indoors, the young and young at heart in your clan will love the arcade room, too, featuring a ping pong table, two stand up arcade consoles with 500+ classic arcade games, pop-a-shot basketball, air hockey, ping pong table, a big-screen TV, and two sets of bunk beds.

RV parking available.

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#1 – Desert Cove

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7 BEDS | 4 BATHS | 22 GUESTS
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This luxury ranch estate boasts 7 impressively large bedrooms, all with Smart TVs, memory foam mattresses, and premium linens. The master bedroom is furnished with a king bed and includes a gas fireplace for the chilly winter evenings. The spacious master en-suite bath includes dual sinks, vanity, jacuzzi bathtub, and a large walk-in shower with rain shower head.

Outside, you’ll feel the unique vibe of the desert thanks to earthy stucco tones, natural rock, and exposed-wood pergolas. At the Desert Cove Estate, alfresco dining is a must. A wet bar, outdoor kitchen, and spacious lounge areas with TVs facing every direction creates the perfect atmosphere for a cookout or pool party. Inside, the ambiance takes a modern-contemporary turn, showing off designer furnishings and state of the art electronics. The kids will love the home theatre, arcade, and roasting marshmallows at the fire pit outside. Later in the night, move inside for a tropical cocktail at the wet bar and maybe a game or two of pool.

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