Carefree Resort and Conference Center


Come discover where desert, mountains and luxury converge at the beautiful Carefree Resort & Conference Center. Tucked in the scenic foothills of the Sonoran Desert just north of Scottsdale, Arizona lies the aptly named Carefree Resort & Conference Center. At this desert gem, guests can embrace the Southwestern lifestyle in total relaxation, Arizona-style. Situated on 23 acres peppered with desert wildflowers, towering Saguaro and Prickly Pear Cacti, Carefree Resort is an authentic Southwestern retreat for those in need of rest and relaxation in the midst of an adventure-filled setting.

The Resort’s world-class accommodations envelope guests in architectural elements that celebrate the Sonoran Desert and the unique beauty of the Resort's lush surroundings. Choose from our luxurious Sonoran Suites, our spacious Resort Rooms or secluded residential-style, privately owned Villas. Carefree Resort has an array of accommodation options to fit every guest's needs.

Spend the day playing tennis on one of five championship tennis courts or perfect your swing on some of the area’s nearby golf courses. Enjoy a signature cocktail by the pool or slip into total relaxation mode at The Spa at Carefree for an out-of-body experience selected from a menu of desert-inspired massages, body polishes and treatments.

With beautiful views of the Sonoran landscape, a visit to the Lariat restaurant and lounge is the perfect way to start a perfect evening. Anything but predictable, the menu offers an impressive wine list, the best seafood in the valley and the finest select cut, prime-aged steaks. The Lariat is sure to please every palate.

With over 320 rain-free days each year and the close proximity of the celebrated art galleries, restaurants and shopping diversions of Carefree and the neighboring town of Cave Creek, Carefree Resort & Conference Center is a year-round vacation destination that truly lives up to its name!

Carefree Resort & Conference Center is located at 37220 N. Mule Train Road in Carefree. For more information, call 480-488-5300 or visit