The SpaceThis beautiful hacienda is a private home with a wrap around porch and great views of the surrounding area. There is an open fire pit for late night enjoyment.
Just minutes from Buenos Aires Wildlife Refuge and Arivaca lake, guest find this area ideal for birding, hiking, stargazing, photography, cycling and writing. It is a great place for a personal retreat. Within 30 minutes one can be in the historic town of Tubac, now a haven for artists, and only 90 minutes from Tucson. This area is still part of the Old West and is a great place to unplug form urban life.
Your privacy and comfort comes first. However we are always up for a good conversation.
Arivaca is just far away from the city to unplug from urban life and reconnect with the peacefulness of nature. Its residents are a colorful and eclectic group of individuals that add a bit of fascination to one's adventure.
There is no public transportation in the Arivaca area, so one must rent a car to be able to travel about.
Pandora is available to rent for individuals and groups. Pricing is based at $65 per room per night. Or the entire house can be rented as well at $300 per night. It is a wonderful place to hold family gatherings, workshops, weddings and retreats. Maximum occupancy is 15. There is one room with 4 twin beds, one with a queen and twin bed, one room with a full size bed, and three rooms with two twin beds each. One room downstairs is appropriate for handicap use. For parties larger than 15, renters may bring additional cots/bedding.
If you are looking for someone to facilitate a personal or group retreat, services are provided by a skilled facilitator experienced in personal development utilizing eco-therapy and equine assisted learning. Fees vary depending on the activities requested.
We look forward to your visit. Guest AccessGuests have full access to the house, including the kitchen, dinning room, living room, and outside areas. Interaction with GuestsShawn, our property manager, is on site and available to answer any questions that a guest might have. We limit interaction based on each guests wishes. And while we are close by we respect your privacy and interact at the level you are comfortable with. The NeighborhoodArivaca is located 60 miles south of Tucson through some of the most stunning scenery in Arizona. Quaint and quirky, the area is a geological, ecological and cultural treasure.
Surrounded by mountain ranges Arivaca is a birding hotspot with the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge in the center of town. Arivaca Lake is six miles down Ruby Road, enroute to the ghost town of Ruby. Arivaca Creek and Mustang Trail provide hiking with abundant birds and wildlife.
At an elevation of 3,800', and positioned to capture weather rolling in from the South and West the climate is cooler and wetter than Tucson with highs ranging up to 100 and lows into the teens. Rainfall ranges from 12-20 inches per year, most of which occurs during the spectacular summer monsoons.
With appx. 700 residents, Arivaca is home to a diverse and talented population that includes numerous descendants of area pioneer families. Many creative artistic ventures have evolved as well as numerous building and design explorations ranging from block making to bamboo and alpaca cultivation, to cob building(URL HIDDEN)
EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENTS:
Gadsden Coffee Company & Caffe Aribac
Certified organic coffee fresh roasted
Serving breakfast and lunch
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La Gitana Cantina
One of the oldest bars in Arizona
Voted one of the best bars in the U.S. by Esquire Magazine
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Virginia's Rancherita Mexican Food Wagon
Home made Mexican food and American favorites
On Main Street next to La Gitana
Tubac, just 20 minutes away, also offers many good restaurants to choose from including the Italian Peasant, Elvira's, Shelby's Bistro, Wisdom Cafe, and Tubac Jacks to mention a few. Getting AroundArivaca is off the beaten path and one will need to rent a car to get around. Other Things to NotePandora is availabe to rent for individuals and groups. It is a wonderful place to hold family gatherings, weddings, workshops and retreats. Maximum occupancy is 15. There is one room with 4 twin beds, one with a queen and twin bed, one room with a full size bed, and three rooms with two twin beds each. One room downstairs is appropriate for handicap use.
If you are looking for someone to facilitate a personal or group retreat, services are provided by a skilled facilitator experienced in personal development utilizing Eco-therapy and equine assisted learning.
We look forward to your visit.