Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center has much to offer guests and visitors in the way of attractive conference and meeting rooms, sacred worship and meditation spaces, delicious food and comfortable lodging, and a beautiful, well-tended and well-loved outdoor environment. Spirit in the Desert Retreat Center facilities also include a heated swimming pool and spa surrounded by a generous patio — a perfect place for rest and relaxation.

Lodging and Dining

COVID-19 Precautions We are taking the following precautions in all our lodging, dining and meeting room spaces to keep our guests and staff safe: Lodging Spirit in the Desert accommodations include well-appointed guest rooms with comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms and luxurious outdoor balconies. Our two-story lodging building was designed by the Taliesin architects. Spirit in the Desert offers all of the amenities and beautiful environs to make your group day or overnight event successful, memorable and affordable, including: Dining Spirit…

Conference Facilities

Our peaceful facility is fully equipped for group events and includes:  Spacious lodging for more than 50 guests.  Onsite dining for up to 75 guests.  Seven indoor meeting spaces suitable for groups sizes from 5 to 90 equipped with WiFi and AV equipment.  Additional small group indoor and outdoor gathering spaces.  Heated swimming pool and spa.  Wifi access throughout the campus.  Serene spaces for prayer, meditation and reflection. Seven conference rooms and numerous common spaces offer a wide variety of…

Sacred Spaces

The entire campus at Spirit in the Desert is designed as “sacred space,” an invitation for guests to encounter the Divine. Guests can experience Spirit in the Desert’s unique sacred spaces which include three guided meditation walkways, two chapels and three fountains. This is in addition to God’s abundant beauty seen in our Sonoran Desert setting and enjoyed at Spirit in the Desert in Carefree, Arizona.
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Outdoor Campus

The meeting, dining, sleeping, and worship facilities of Spirit in the Desert are situated on nine acres of Sonoran Desert. The Spirit in the Desert campus is lush with plants, bushes, flowers, rocks, and cacti unique to the Southwest. Natural rock water fountains add refreshing and soothing sounds as guests walk inspiring meditation pathways. Skilled and conscientious landscapers maintain the natural environment of this outdoor cathedral, a place for meeting the Divine Spirit. The Spirit in the Desert campus also…