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Carefree Resort & Conference Center in Carefree, Arizona

Situated on 23 acres peppered with desert wildflowers, towering Saguaro, and Prickly Pear Cacti, the aptly named Carefree Resort & Conference Center is an authentic Southwestern retreat for those in need of rest and relaxation. Carefree Resort & Conference Center's 228 lavish guest room accommodations envelope you in architectural elements that celebrate both the Sonoran Desert and the tropical oasis of the resort's lush setting. Choose from spacious Sonoran Suites or palatial Resort and Premier Rooms.

Begin the day perfecting your backswing on one of the resort's five lighted championship tennis courts before slipping into one of the half-dozen treatment rooms at The Spa at Carefree for a tantalizing out-of-body spa experience. Choose from an array of desert inspired massages and body polishes that will help you unwind and set a perfectly peaceful tone for the remainder of your stay. Then, tempt your taste buds with traditional, yet innovative cuisine from thick, juicy steaks to succulent seafood dishes at The Lariat restaurant. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, The Lariat takes your dining experience to the next level with a warm ambiance and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. For those who prefer a refreshing al fresco experience, outdoor dining is offered on the Sunset Terrace, which overlooks the resort's gorgeous Serenity Pool and Botanical Garden. Indulge in a delicious nightcap in the Lounge's casual setting before returning to the decadence of your own personal oasis in the desert.

Location of Carefree Resort & Conference Center

Carefree Resort & Conference Center
37220 Mule Train Road
Carefree, Arizona

Nearest Airport: SCF

Amenities for Carefree Resort & Conference Center

  • General Information
  • 228 Guest Rooms
  • Dining
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Shuttle Service
  • Spa on Property
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Fitness Center
  • WiFi
  • Bicycle Rental
  • 2 Pools and a Children's Pool
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Tennis Courts
  • Car Rental
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Luxury Linens
  • Activities
  • Hiking
  • Tennis
  • Nature Walks
  • Business
  • Conference Facilities
  • Family
  • Cribs
  • Rollaway Beds
  • Nearby
  • Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Museums
  • Interests
  • Active & Adventure
  • Culture & Arts
  • Educational
  • Golf
  • Summer Getaways

Reviews for Carefree Resort & Conference Center

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

What a find!!! A friend and I wanted to take a fun girls trip and found Civana! We had a blast!!! First of all the staff were amazing, friendly so helpful and nice. We were upgraded upon arrival to a two room suite with living room two baths with big deck for no extra charge due to an error on our part when booking. We then embarked upon the activities the resort provided. We went to a super fun art class, juicing class, hiking and a meditation class where your hanging in cocoon-like silk things while instructor creates sounds with bowls (I can’t explain it well but trust me it was sooooooo relaxing!). The resort is right outside of Carefree and Cave creek and their shuttle runs into both every hour Both nights we sat in corner of restaurant in the most comfy armchairs ever having dinner and cocktails. The pool was nice and warm and SALTWATER! The gigantic spa is still under construction but I’m sure it’s going to be amazing. I can’t say enough good things about Civana and I’ve been to many many resorts and spas over the years and throughout the country. I will definitely be back and I highly recommend this for anyone looking for an amazing retreat in the desert!!!

Kathleen M - Phoenix, Arizona

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

This is a smaller resort with a very friendly vibe. Since they have a number of activities in the morning and afternoon, you can just stay on site to simplify your trip. A hike in the AM, lunch in town, pool down time and then art,yoga or spa in the afternoon. This is a wonderful getaway and the prices (for now, while they finish renovating the big spa) are a true bargain. I hope to be back often. Also, a big shout out to Sharon, Lisa and Suzanne for making our trip extra special!

barbara w - Flagstaff, Arizona

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

I love to travel and I have never come across such a wonderful hotel experience. From the beginning to end, I was accomodated with the most surperb service. I also highly recomend the activities and the healthy cuisine offered. The personnel working there are very down to earth but also extremely tentative. I highly recommend at least one night of bliss in your life spent here CIVANA.

Ilia T

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

Request an inward, pool facing room as they offer the best view. I was so pleased with my stay that I would like a reason to return to the area. If I was anywhere near this facility I would stop if only for dinner. The food is amazingly prepared.

926charlesz - Tucson

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

Prive was $220 a day at checkout. Rich for an out of the way venue. Still, lovely renovation. The conference main room was extremely Cold!!! The food was very good and the staff excellent. Overall, I enjoyed my stay very much

ron p

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