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Phoenix Resorts

August 24, 2010 11:15 ET

Enjoy a Family Getaway Nickelodeon Style at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) - Celebrate the rest of summer and stay and play Nickelodeon style with a fun-filled Phoenix resort deals for the whole family at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa.

Kids and parents can play like Nickelodeon stars at Deer Valley's only resort to offer the Nickelodeon experience with appearances by SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer providing the ultimate Nickelodeon entertainment. Everyone will enjoy SpongeBob or Dora sleepover kits, character breakfast, Nick live poolside shows, Nick arts and crafts, dive-in movies, and Nickelodeon dinner parties including getting messy with the famous "Slime Time."

The Nickelodeon Getaway Package begins at check-in where families will be greeted by a Nickelodeon Getaway host who reviews the upcoming activities during their stay and SpongeBob SquarePants or Dora the Explorer Nickelodeon-themed gifts for the kids.

Parents and kids can experience a character breakfast buffet with Dora the Explorer or SpongeBob SquarePants complete with music and Nickelodeon sing-alongs, interactive activities, a meet-and-greet photo followed by the most fabulous Nick Live poolside party where contestants are selected to take part in an interactive game show featuring music and trivia, a Nickelodeon dinner party with hip games, live DJ, dancing and green slime for dessert. In addition, a special "so-long" from the Nickelodeon characters occurs at the conclusion of stay in the resort lobby.

NICKELODEON FAMILY GETAWAY
The Nickelodeon Getaway Package at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa provides a deluxe resort room, a Nickelodeon-themed breakfast in Blue Sage restaurant for two adults and two kids, personalized turn-down service including two SpongeBob SquarePants and/or Dora the Explorer Sleepover Kits (up to two per room) with pillowcases and a special gift, daily character appearances and Nick live poolside shows.

Fun-filled amenities at the luxury hotel in Phoenix allows kids to exercise the mind and body with Nickelodeon crafts including t-shirt decorating and color-a-cookie; pajama parties where kids can create their own Nick pillow; dancing, and playing trivia games.

It's time to revel in ultimate luxury and create memories doing everything you love with family fun time and great resort deals in Phoenix. The Nickelodeon SpongeBob or Dora Getaway package is a two-night stay with a Thursday or Friday arrival. The Nickelodeon Getaway package starts at $209 per night and is available through December.

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is the ideal luxury getaway to unwind, featuring the world class two-story Revive Spa in Phoenix with its own sanctuary swimming pool, endless recreation of four acres of turquoise pools, floating in the Lazy River and enjoying the serpentine slide, golfing on Nick Faldo and Arnold Palmer-designed golf courses, eight lighted tennis courts, and fabulous dining at an array of themed restaurants in north Phoenix including Tuscany, Meritage Steakhouse, Blue Sage and Roy's.

The Nickelodeon package rounds out the resort's extensive escape packages and Phoenix golf vacation packages for moms, dads, golf nuts and people looking for romance, where sweeping views of the crimson-hued McDowell Mountains and wandering waterways weave through the breathtaking lush oasis.

About the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
Arizona's largest luxury resort features 950 guestrooms, 10 dining experiences, the renowned Revive Spa, eight tennis courts and four acres of shimmering pools and waterways including the celebrated Lazy River with a serpentine slide, and two championship golf courses. JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is located where Phoenix meets Scottsdale, just 20 minutes north of Sky Harbor International Airport, with easy access to the Loop 101 freeway. For more information about JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa located at 5350 E. Marriott Drive in Phoenix, call 480-293-5000, toll free at 800-835-6206 or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxdr-jw-marriott-desert-ridge-resort-and-spa-phoenix/.