Arizona, birdwatching, children, cookout, cowboy, desert, dude ranch, family vacation, golf, guest ranch, horseback, jeeping, kids program, pool, rodeo, tennis, trail ride, trap-skeet, Wickenburg, spa
The Gant family
79 charming casitas around the hospitable Old West lodge
Single occupancy $259-429 nightly, double occupancy $370-558 nightly, additional person in same room $95 nightly.
pre-paid, 2-night deposit
personal checks, Visa, MasterCard
The Ranch offers transportation to and from Phoenix for a nominal fee. Car rentals are available both in Phoenix and Wickenburg.
Arizona Dude Ranch Association
Handcrafted furnishings, fabrics and artifacts lend an artisan’s touch to every room. From the original Ranch rooms that capture the flavor of the southwest, to the luxurious Maricopa suites, each casita features a private patio that lets you appreciate the tranquility of the outdoors plus a private bath, air conditioning, color TV, and telephone with dataport. For extra flexibility, many of the casitas can be connected by an additional bedroom or living room.
Because a vacation is more relaxing when all meals are included in the price of your stay, the chef and culinary team serve three delicious meals daily. Breakfast is a full buffet with everything from homemade biscuits to made-to-order omelets, and lunch is also a buffet with poolside dining available. The dinner menu, which changes every evening, includes a choice of two soups or salads, five delectable entrees, and (of course) dessert. No reservations are necessary – you’re expected! A favorite tradition at Rancho de los Caballeros is gathering in The Saloon, the full-service bar, to watch the sunset unfold over the Bradshaw Mountain range.
Explore the serenity of the high Sonoran desert terrain on a horse chosen to match your riding ability from our string of 100. Tee off on the 18-hole championship layout Golf Digest called “one of America’s Top 75 Resort Courses.” Or relax at the new Spa at Los Caballeros. breathtaking tour by jeep, mountain bike or hot air balloon. Trap and skeet, tennis lessons, guided nature hikes or a leisurely swim. Team penning just like the real cowboys. An excursion to nearby Wickenburg for the colorful shops, galleries, antique stores and renowned Western museum. A day trip to Sedona, ghost towns or the Grand Canyon. And, always, the exhilarating pleasures of desert golf and horseback rides along rugged trails.
The Caballeros Kids Club counselors look after 5 to 12-year-olds as a group from 8am-1:30pm and again from 6-9pm all at no charge. The counselor accompanies children to all three meals, occupies the evenings with games, and in the morning takes them swimming, hiking and riding. Children 8 and older can enjoy trail rides, and those under 8 can enjoy corral rides.
50 miles northwest of Phoenix
Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport; private planes at Wickenburg Municipal Airport