Family experiences at Amangiri

A sanctuary amidst the ebb and flow of daily routine, Amangiri sets the stage for the most cherished family moments in Utah – the tranquillity of its surroundings allowing life’s stresses to fade away, significant moments – from birthdays to family reunions – to be joyously celebrated, and lasting memories to be created. 

The cosy, back-to-nature atmosphere of Camp Sarika at Amangiri's home in Southern Utah is ideal for families travelling with children of all ages, with its standalone two-bedroom Pavilions and cribs and extra beds provided as needed. Every Pavilion has its own private plunge pool for lazy days in the sunshine, fire pit for spending time together at dusk, toasting s’mores on the flames, and telescope for evening stargazing sessions.

Time together

Where playful days are filled with adrenaline-fuelled experiences across the Colorado Plateau and followed by starlit nights around the campfire, Amangiri provides the warmest of welcomes. Embracing the Utah desert wilderness that surrounds, the resort’s activity programme weaves an enchanting tapestry for family travel, leaving spirits lifted and bonds renewed.

Once-in-a-lifetime family experiences 

Amangiri offers unprecedented access to the stunning natural wonders of the Colorado Plateau in close proximity to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Park. In this vast setting, the resort provides a range of curated experiences suitable for all ages and energy levels – from boat trips on Lake Powell and hiking across Utah’s maze of ridges to traditional crafts, s’mores-making, and stargazing - ensuring every family member is well entertained.

Camp Sarika by Amangiri, Utah - Via Ferrata Family Climbing Amangiri - Experience

Enriching cultural encounters

Amangiri’s ever-expanding collection of cultural experiences offer families the unique opportunity to learn more about the ecology, geology and human history of the area as well as the rich traditions of neighbouring Native American tribes. From designing and creating authentic dreamcatchers, to watching Native American hoop dancing little one’s minds are left enriched and inspired. 

Inspiring desert discovery

The Canyon Crossing Via Ferrata experience has been designed to challenge the whole family with children aged six and above improve their confidence levels by learning the basic techniques required for a full-scale Via Ferrata. The site includes a replica dinosaur dig using castings from real fossils, that references the palaeontology site at nearby Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Other outdoor experiences include horseback rides for all levels and abilities through the desert or nearby canyon and interactive wildlife workshops.

Water adventures 

With over 250 square miles of glassy waters surrounded by red sandstone cliffs, Lake Powell is an unrivalled aquatic playground for guests of all ages. Amangiri’s exclusive Axopar 37' boat effortlessly navigates the lake, equipped with paddleboarding, fishing, tubing and underwater exploration equipment, making it the perfect companion for long family days on the water.