Scottsdale, Arizona, has long been the premier destination for snowbirds seeking refuge from the winter chill. With its sun-soaked days and mild temperatures throughout the winter months, Scottsdale offers a warm and welcoming winter escape for those that live in colder climates. Snowbirds flock to this desert oasis to indulge in a wealth of outdoor activities, from hiking in the stunning McDowell Sonoran Preserve to golfing on world-class courses. The city’s vibrant arts scene, upscale shopping districts, and delectable dining options ensure there’s always something exciting to explore. Plus, with its renowned spa resorts and wellness centers, Scottsdale provides the perfect environment for relaxation and rejuvenation. Whether you’re seeking an active winter retreat or a tranquil haven, Scottsdale caters to the diverse needs and preferences of snowbirds, making it a coveted destination to bask in the sunshine and leave the snow behind.

GoodNight Stay features nearly 100 premium Arizona vacation rentals, including homes in Scottsdale, Paradise Valley and Phoenix, as well as an assortment of beautiful rentals north of Scottsdale in Fountain Hills and Cave Creek, all perfect for snowbirds looking to escape the winter months. We’ve compiled 5 of our top Scottsdale area rentals that would be a great homebase for those looking to stay for longer periods. Browse our featured Scottsdale snowbird rentals below, or visit our main search to view all of our Arizona vacation rentals. We look forward to hosting you! 

1. Scottsdale Chic Condo

Walk to Old Town Scottsdale!

Scottsdale Chic Condo covered balcony


Escape the winter chill and immerse yourself in the warm embrace of the 2 bed/2 bath Scottsdale Chic Condo. Situated just a stone’s throw away from Old Town Scottsdale, this stylish vacation rental is the ideal haven for snowbirds seeking a sun-drenched retreat within close proximity to Old Town. With its tasteful decor and modern amenities, the condo offers a comfortable and inviting space to call home during the winter months. Take leisurely walks to Old Town, where you can explore its charming boutiques, art galleries, and delectable dining options. Bask in the Arizona sunshine while lounging by the pool, or venture out to nearby golf courses for a round in the sun. The community amenities at this condo complex include a heated pool and spa, a community BBQ area, and a convenient laundry facility. With its central location and a plethora of nearby activities, this Scottsdale condo rental provides the perfect winter escape for snowbirds looking to trade the snow and cold for sun-soaked days and endless relaxation. *30+ day stays only.


2. Desert Diamond

Private Oasis in North Scottsdale 

Backyard fire pit and pool at Desert Diamond in Scottsdale

Experience the true winter luxury with a stay at Desert Diamond, a 4 bed/2 bath vacation rental in an exclusive gated community in North Scottsdale. This remarkable home is the perfect retreat for those seeking solace from the cold winter months. Nestled amidst Scottsdale’s desert landscape, it provides a tranquil escape with a spacious layout, beautiful outdoor living spaces, and exquisite furnishings. With 4 bedrooms, you’ll have plenty of room for friends or family to come visit during your winter stay. Desert Diamond boasts a heated pool and spa (and an outdoor fire pit), inviting you to spend time outside while surrounded by the breathtaking desert vistas that North Scottsdale offers. With hiking trails nearby and proximity to North Scottsdale’s top-notch golf courses, you’ll find endless opportunities to get outside in the mild winter climate. Embrace the Arizona sunshine and savor al fresco dining in the expansive outdoor living area. Desert Diamond is the perfect place to call home for a few months, promising an unforgettable winter experience in the heart of Scottsdale’s natural beauty. *31+ day stays only


3. Valley View Villa

Resort-Style Backyard with a Heated Pool

Backyard with pool and views at Valley View Villa in Scottsdale

Snowbirds, your perfect winter escape awaits at the Valley View Villa, a 6 bed/3 bath house rental in North Scottsdale. This luxurious vacation rental is tailor-made for those seeking the ultimate retreat from the winter cold. With its resort-style backyard featuring a heated pool, spa, outdoor kitchen, expansive outdoor dining area, and lush surroundings, you’ll be able to bask in the Arizona sunshine year-round. This spacious villa offers ample room for friends and family, with a fully equipped kitchen for preparing home-cooked meals and a cozy fireplace for cool desert evenings. Located in the heart of Scottsdale, you’ll have easy access to world-class golf courses, hiking trails, and the vibrant arts and culture scene. Embrace the snowbird lifestyle in style and comfort at Valley View Villa, where every day is a sun-soaked adventure in the breathtaking desert landscape of Scottsdale. This Scottsdale rental allows stays of 3 nights or more, but 30+ day stays are accepted as well. 


4. Paradise Palms

Private Pool in Old Town Scottsdale

Paradise Palms vacation rental pool

Couples or families seeking a rejuvenating vacation rental in Scottsdale need look no further than Paradise Palms, an Old Town Scottsdale rental with 4 beds and 2 baths. While this charming vacation rental allows rentals of 3+ nights, it’s the perfect choice for a winter getaway of a month or more, because of its incredible backyard, welcoming decor, and great location. Paradise Palms is also dog-friendly, so your whole family can come stay. With a private pool and large, inviting outdoor living spaces, you can enjoy the mild winter weather, soaking up the sun by day and stargazing by the firepit at night. Located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale near the McCormick Ranch area, you’ll have easy access to the city’s vibrant cultural scene, upscale dining, and boutique shopping. Inside, you’ll find a cozy and stylish interior with all the amenities you need for a comfortable and memorable stay. It also has an EV charging station as an added bonus for those traveling to Scottsdale with an electric vehicle. Create lasting memories together in this Scottsdale paradise, where the winter season is the perfect refuge for those looking to escape colder climates.


5. Sun Daze

Just Minutes to Old Town

Backyard pool at Scottsdale lagoon

Nestled in the heart of Scottsdale, the 5 bed/4 bath Sun Daze vacation rental is an ideal choice for a winter getaway that promises relaxation and convenience. With its tranquil surroundings and close proximity to Old Town Scottsdale, this rental offers the perfect way to escape the winter chill. The lagoon-style pool and outdoor living area provide the perfect setting to soak up the Arizona sun, creating a great homebase for those seeking a warm and inviting winter rental. Inside, you’ll find a comfortable and well-appointed space, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring Scottsdale’s hiking trails, golf, upscale dining, and great shopping areas. There’s also a pool table, providing fun entertainment inside, as well as a large kitchen and dining area for those looking to entertain or cook gourmet meals. Whether you’re a snowbird seeking a winter refuge, or you’re simply looking for a warm weather retreat, the Sun Daze promises a delightful and rejuvenating stay in the heart of this charming desert city.