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The Retreat Rio Salado

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Come Home to New Apartments in Tempe, AZ

Spacious floor plans, designer finishes, and an ideal location along the Salt River: this is The Retreat at Rio Salado, a happening community of new apartments in Tempe, AZ. Come home to true luxury and convenience near Arizona State University.

Studio, one, and two bedroom homes feature gourmet kitchens with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. Open layouts lead you to a private patio or balcony while elegant details, including contemporary lighting, Nest thermostats, and front-load washers and dryers, adorn every room.

When it’s time to unwind, spread out and enjoy the community. Lounge by the pool, complete a virtual workout in the well-equipped fitness center, or gather with friends in the clubhouse. These Tempe, AZ apartments are pet-friendly, bike-friendly, and situated in a bustling neighborhood near Sloan Park, Papago Park, and Tempe Marketplace.

Contact us to learn how you can make these new Tempe apartments your home. Call The Retreat at Rio Salado today.

Floor Plans

A Floor Plan for Your Lifestyle

Expect the best from a resort-style community that prioritizes comfort and luxury. The newly built Retreat at Rio Salado offers your choice of studio, one, and two bedroom apartments in Tempe, each designed for your modern lifestyle with the space you need and the features you desire.

These luxury apartments near Tempe Town Lake have it all, including gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances and quartz countertops, front-loading washers and dryers, and contemporary lighting. Wood-style flooring leads you through an open floor plan to the bedrooms, where every step is welcomed by plush carpeting. Control your energy usage with a Nest thermostat and energy-efficient appliances.

Select homes include en-suite bathrooms, dual vanities, and walk-in closets, and every new resident enjoys pre-installed Wi-Fi connections with the first month free from Cox.

Schedule a personalized tour of the 11 spacious floor plans at The Retreat at Rio Salado.


Live Like You’re on Vacation

Every day is a vacation at The Retreat at Rio Salado, where resort-style living meets modern comfort and convenience. These new apartments in Tempe, AZ are set in a vibrant community, complete with a sparkling pool and spa and an outdoor grilling area. The Wi-Fi lounge includes a printer for your convenience while the clubhouse, with its gourmet kitchen, coffee bar, and billiards, offers the ideal place to host a quiet gathering or a big celebration.

Level up your workout with a virtual training session in the state-of-the-art fitness center. If you like to get your exercise around town, pull your bike out of the on-site bike storage space at your leisure.

At the best apartments in Tempe, unlimited relaxation and entertainment await just beyond your front door. Contact us to schedule your tour of The Retreat at Rio Salado’s luxury apartments in Tempe.

  • Clubroom with Demonstration Kitchen
  • Coffee Bar and Billiard Games
  • Wi-Fi Lounge with Resident Printer
  • Two-level State-of-the Art Fitness Equipment with Virtual Training
  • Resort-Style Pool and Spa
  • Poolside Cabanas
  • Outdoor Gourmet Grilling Area
  • On-Site Bike Storage
  • Package lockers with parcel notification
  • Gourmet Kitchens with Gas Cooktops
  • Quartz Countertops and Stainless-Steel Appliance Package
  • Modern Cabinetry with Brushed Nickel Pulls
  • Contemporary Pendent Lighting
  • Front-Load Washers and Dryers
  • Nest Thermostats
  • Spacious Walk-In Closets*
  • En-Suite Bathrooms with Dual Vanities*
  • Preinstalled WiFi
  • Double Bathroom Vanities*

*In Select Units


Your Neighborhood is Calling

Nestled conveniently at the interchange of Highways 202 and 101, The Retreat at Rio Salado puts you at the heart of Tempe. These Mesa Grande apartments sit across the street from Sloan Park and within minutes of downtown. Tempe Marketplace, with its array of dining and shopping opportunities, is less than a mile away.

Walk to Spinato’s Pizzeria in about 10 minutes or get to Susie’s Mexican Cafe and Hurts Donut Company in about 15 minutes. If you’d like to venture out of the neighborhood, catch any of the several bus routes located within a mile.

For entertainment, take your pick of theaters, shopping centers, and the great outdoors. Hop on the trail that runs along the Salt River or check out Papago Park for hiking, archery, fishing, and golf. For more wildlife, spend the afternoon at the Phoenix Zoo.

Your Tempe, AZ apartments are an invitation to the city itself. Schedule your visit today.

Outdoor Activities

  • Rio Salado Park
  • Tempe Beach Park


  • Bar Louie
  • Barrio Queen
  • Board & Brew
  • Chipotle
  • Dave & Busters
  • House of Tricks
  • Monroe's Hot Chicken
  • Ocean 44
  • Panera Bread
  • The Keg


  • Cornerstone
  • Tempe Marketplace


Your Home Online

Pay rent, connect with the community, schedule maintenance services, and stay up-to-date on events near these apartments in Tempe, AZ when you log into the resident portal. It’s your home online. Contact the office to get started.


Contact Us for Your Move-In Date

Our newly built, resort-style community awaits your arrival. Give us a call, fill out the contact form, or stop by and see us. We’d love to show you around The Retreat at Rio Salado and connect you with the apartment you’ve been looking for.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 10 AM to- 6 PM
Saturday: 9 AM to- 5 PM
Sunday: Closed

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