A Chronological History

September 8, 1982   Groundbreaking ceremonies
January 23, 1984   Boulders Club opens-restaurant, lounge and 18 holes
December 1984   Lodge opens, including the Palo Verde and Latilla
(soft opening-rooms not available yet)
January 11, 1985   Resort Opening Day
South cluster only
March 1985   North cluster of casitas open
November 1986   Lake Nine opens—redesigned by Jay Morrish
January 1988   Club expansion
June 1988   Rockresort Contract terminated
February 1989   El Pedregal grand opening
Christmas to New Years ’88   Bakery Café opens
September 18, 1989   Medical Center opens
November 1989   16 room casita expansion
June 1990
  Cantina opened
November 1991   Nine new holes added—36 holes of golf
June 1992   Formation of Westcor/ATT Partnership (Wescor Resorts)
September 1993   Enlarged/enhanced practice facility(driving range)
November 1993   Carmel Valley Ranch acquired
November 1993   The Peaks acquired
January 1994   Carefree Resorts launched
January 31, 1994   23 casita expansion—bringing total to 159 casitas
December 1994   Club expanded, restaurant and Sonoran Spa added
February 1995   One casita added—new total of 160 casitas
September 1995   Tohono Conference Center added
September 1996   Cornerstones Launched-Basis of Service for The Luxury Resorts
January 1998   Wyndham International-The Boulders is established as the flagship of the luxury properties.
October 4, 2001   Spa opens
 August 16, 2005    Blackstone acquires Wyndham International
 August 16, 2005    Blackstone announces formation of LXR Luxury Resorts
 May 1, 2009    Transitioned into the Hilton family in the Waldorf Astoria Collection
 April 23, 2015    Columbia Sussex acquires The Boulders and franchises as a Hilton Curio brand