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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 16 hours ago

My husband and I recently stayed at this wonderful hotel, upon arriving we were greeted by johnathan who was and incredibly conscious human being he made us welcome and went out of his way to insure our comfort upon arriving. The registration staff were equally attentive to detail and made us feel welcomed as they checked us in they were truely glad to recieve us. The hotel is open and spacious with beautiful shades of white and natural tones, asteticly stunning with fine details in texture and rich materials and spotless .The room was beautifully appointed ,the showers are divine, the overall architecture and functionality of the room was fantastic. The bed was sumptiouous and the linens were amazing. The grounds of the civana are transforming into a five star hotel with a heart , areas to meditate and take in the views are sprinkled throughout the property. What also caught my attention was the programming for this hotel from the spa to the state of the art fitness and yoga rooms this ownership has a vision that is as conscious as it is care free. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone who is in search of beauty and serenity while enjoying the heartfelt attention to detail this ownership offers.

valohnaw - Palm Desert, California

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 18 hours ago

We stayed here for a wedding weekend in the Carefree/Cave Creek area. We found this 60's style hotel (Lucille Ball stayed there back in the day) on Hotels Tonight. The hotel is newly renovated but still had those mid century bones (and there's still some work being done but it wasn't an issue). The room was updated and clean. The pools were lovely - heated and clean. The main pool had shaded cabanas as well as chairs and it wasn't crowded at all. There's no bar at the pool but you could order from the restaurant and they'd bring food and drinks down. There's another small pool across the road by the adjacent buildings that we had all to ourselves. The food was good with lots of healthy choices - the menu listed all the nutrients of each item but they also had cheeseburgers! They offered morning hikes, yoga classes and other health classes. The massage at the spa was great. Stephanie did a great job. The spa is in a building that's temporary while they're building the big one across the street but it was still soothing and beautiful. The staff was very attentive and wanted to please. We enjoyed the free shuttle into Cave Creek and Carefree for some shopping and restaurants. The business center wasn't quite up and running but the manager took care of our business printing needs. We'll be back!

Glasscitytraveler - Toledo, Ohio

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

This resort was recommended to us by a golf trip scheduling professional. The rooms were really clean and refurbished recently. We enjoyed our stay here as it was very calm and peaceful. We ate in the restaurant several times and loved the food. Carefree is a small town north of Scottsdale, but has a surprising number of shops and restaurants in the town. And Cave Creek is just down the road too with many options.

parkervs - Allentown, Pennsylvania

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

Really enjoyed out stay and the staff was excellent and attentive. Beautiful location and great experience. I would highly recommend the resort if you want to relax and enjoy Carefree at its finest. amazing location and excited for the full remodel to go along with the area.

kcnaznca - Phoenix, Arizona

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 days ago

Room was full of sticky stuff on the night stand. Tv only had half the channels working. For the cost it should of been perfect! I plan to come back hopefully it's better! Thanks again Civana carefree

JessicaMariesss - Tucson, Arizona

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