Where to Stay

Civana Resort


Nestled in the Sonoran Desert of Carefree, AZ CIVANA offers a chance to relax in newly renovated rooms, to restore in the healing waters of the spa, to move surrounded by the breathtaking mountain scenery and to enjoy and savor healthy culinary offerings.

Wellbeing Tailored To You.

Offering up to 12 wellbeing classes daily as part of your stay, CIVANA was designed to provide a rich wellness offering to suit your individual needs. From guided hikes to yoga, sound bathing to spin class, gut nutrition to juicing classes and dozens more. You are sure to find the programming that’s right for you.

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Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center

Host a personal retreat, meeting, workshop or other gathering at the beautiful and well-equipped facility set amid the splendor of the Sonoran Desert!

Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center provides opportunities for individuals, couples, and families to experience a personal retreat for a day or longer. Your retreat will be designed by you with the assistance of our staff.

The resources of the center, including rooms with private bath, patio or balcony, and homemade healthy meals are available to you.  The quiet and relaxing eight-acre oasis in the Sonoran Desert in the center of Carefree, Arizona features three walking paths with audio-guided meditation, including a Labyrinth, Prayer Path, and Islands of Silence each providing an opportunity for quiet reflection and contemplation.

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Nearby Lodging

Boulders Resort & Spa

The Boulders Resort & Spa

Relieve the stresses of day-to-day life in a relaxing, Sonoran Desert-inspired accommodations. Located just south of Carefree, Arizona in Scottsdale, choose from adobe Casitas, Executive Suites, Villas, Haciendas and the Villa Retreat – each uniquely designed with elegant southwestern décor and featuring cozy and authentic amenities like wood-burning fireplaces, beamed ceilings, and natural stone showers.

What’s more, the Villas and Haciendas are stand-alone residences, perfect for family vacations – or when you just need a little more room to stretch out.

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