Spirit in the Desert is a Holy Place...Where people experience hospitality and renew their callings in the world.
Just 50 minutes north of Phoenix International Airport, nestled between mountains and national forest in the lush Sonoran Desert and quaint town of Carefree, Spirit in the Desert offers a place of respite, quiet, and a variety of opportunities for your faith journey in life.
Our meditation path, Labyrinth and quiet campus offer many areas to walk, contemplate, pray and enjoy the peace and beauty of desert flora and fauna. At an altitude of 2900’, you can take in a deep breath of fresh air. Desert sunrises, sunsets and star-filled dark night skies are simply breath-taking.
Host your next retreat, meeting, workshop or other gathering at our beautiful and well-equipped facility set amid the splendor of the Sonoran Desert! Spirit in the Desert offers all of the amenities and beautiful environs to make your group day or overnight event successful, memorable and affordable.
Our affordable luxurious rooms have twin to king-size beds, including linens and towels, and are complete with private bath and balcony with stunning mountain views. Our chefs create delicious, homemade, heart-healthy meals to savor. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, free Wifi throughout the campus, 24/7 beverage station, library and public computer.
Time away at Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy God's creation in the Sonoran desert. Come for rest, relaxation, retreat, Spiritual renewal & refreshment.
- Faith-based or secular groups
- Family or class reunion
- Join a program sponsored by the retreat center
- Come alone and listen to the Spirit calling...