Tanque Verde Guest Ranch

Tucson, Arizona

Tanque Verde Guest RanchAn historic working ranch and four-star resort, Tanque Verde Ranch combines the adventurous lifestyle of the Old West will all the amenities of a world-class resort. Founded in 1868 by Emilio Carrillo, Tanque Verde Ranch dates from the times when Apache raids were a daily concern and the cavalry patrols from historic Fort Lowell stopped at the “Green Tank” to water their horses.

Located on 640 acres in the foothills of the Rincon Mountains east of Tucson and bordered by the Saguaro National Monument and the Coronado National Forest, Tanque Verde Ranch offers a wide range of activities in an environment conducive to relaxation and tranquillity. The principle activities at the ranch are horse riding, with lessons for beginners, picnic and Tanque Verde Guest Ranchbreakfast rides, all day and overnight pack trips, and guest participation rodeo. Five tennis courts (lessons available), indoor and outdoor swimming pools, saunas, exercise room, hiking, volleyball, basketball, fishing, barbecue and Mexican Fiesta dinners and a range of evening programmes complete the broad range of activities. For children aged 4 to 11 years there are fully supervised riding, nature and arts programmes. Just America will be pleased to provide sample Children’s Programme information upon request. All horse riding, lessons, children’s activities and meals are included in the Just America rates.

The 74 authentically decorated rooms have en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning and are scattered over a lovely hillside offering beautiful desert and mountain views. Most rooms are spacious and have adobe fireplaces and outside private patios.

Please note: there are NO televisions!

The ranch is famous for its delicious and abundant food and all meals (but not drinks) are included in the Just America rates. Breakfast, lunch buffet, picnics, dinners in the main dining room, Mexican Fiestas and barbecues are yours to enjoy! Beer, wine, sodas and bottled water are available for purchase in the main dining room, or at the front desk and a full bar operates in the Doghouse Saloon.

Take a breakfast ride through the Rincon foothills, hike and observe the wildlife of the Sonoran Desert, enjoy a game of tennis after a buffet lunch, relax by one of the sparkling swimming pools, toast an Arizona sunset and complete the day with an outdoor Tanque Verde Guest Ranchbarbecue in the Cottonwood Grove.

Whatever your pleasure, the day is never long enough.

Tanque Verde Guest Ranch



2017 Prices 03 Jan-16 Mar
15 Apr-30 Apr
17 Mar-14 Apr
18 Nov-26 Nov
01 May-31 Oct 01 Nov-17 Nov
27 Nov-19 Dec
Per room
per night in £’s
£ £ £ £
Single 223 On request 195 223
Double 382 On request 322 382
Triple 484 On request 409 484
Quad 595 On request 495 595
Prices are per room per day based on the occupancy shown and include twice weekly barbecue dinners with live entertainment, lodging, three meals per day, horse-riding and all activities, facilities and gratuities (Spa treatments are extra).  Please note: riding hats and body protectors are not provided.  Children over 3 years of age are charged the adult rate.  Supervised children’s programme is available for children 4-11 yrs including horse-riding, tennis, swimming, fishing, nature programmes, arts & crafts.
Complimentary transfers are provided from Tucson airport for guests staying four nights or longer. For stays of less than four nights, transfers can be provided at a cost of £49 per room each way.