It's difficult to capture the essence of a unique place with words. Circle Z Ranch is not just a rare experience , it's a frame of mind.
Patagonia Arizona offers high desert scenery , wildlife , western history and serenity in abundance . Circle Z serves it up with rustic country grace. To behold it all from the back of a well trained horse is a point of view unmatched, all while immersed in the rhythmic paced ranch life.
On the trail moments of silence pass between you and other riders so full, its hard to contain. These will be revisited again and again long after the boots come off and you hang your hat.
Jock and Pamela Soper are delightful hosts. All the staff treat you like family. The dusty treasures at Circle Z are the seasoned Horsemen and Woman that serve as trail guides and ranch hands.You are sure to feel like you were born in the saddle in no time under their skilled care.
After the dust settles, BYOB to share in the Cantina by the fire and the stories of the day begin to flow. Maybe you will be the one to recount your trek up Z mountain with its panoramic views.
When Jock rings the dinner bell it can be heard from every corner of the ranch. Your hearty appetites will be satisfied with variety and goodness family style surrounded by western decor. Ranch chefs craft scrumptious meals like Veal Marsala, Pan Roasted Chicken, Crab Cakes and everyones favorite Mexican Fridays. Salads, soups, and tempting desserts, hearty breakfasts, and lunch at the ranch or on the trail aim to please every palate.
A soak in the tub and cuddling up with a good book in your cozy cottage ends a perfect day. Patagonia's distinct character begins to sink in. Wisps of delicious anticipation for the new day hover as you drift off to a quiet sleep.
When it's time to hit the trail towards home it will be with a smoldering desire to return again soon for another Arizona adventure at the Circle Z Ranch to be reunited with all your new two legged and four legged friends.
Happy Trails !
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Circle Z Ranch is a traditional guest ranch, offering horseback riding on hundreds of miles of trails just outside of Patagonia Arizona. We are an all inclusive ranch, serving 3 delicious meals daily. WE have a tennis court, heated outdoor pool, and a game room. Seven historic Spanish-style adobe guest cottages dot the plateau on which the Circle Z lies. Accommodations vary from individual rooms to suites with living rooms or entirely private cottages, each reflecting Southwestern charm. Our historic property is know worldwide for it's birding, beautiful vistas of the desert mountains, and a perennial stream that supports hundreds of species of animals and plant life. Come visit us for a traditional ranch experience in beautiful southwest Arizona. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Circle z Ranch Hotel Patagonia
- Circle Z Ranch Patagonia, Arizona