Desert Rose Bahá'í Institute is a Center of Learning whose mission is to serve and to promote activities that provide spiritual, artistic, intellectual, agricultural and other practical education for people of all ages and backgrounds.
The campus provides a unique setting for meetings, training sessions, seminars and retreats. Desert Rose is a quiet, peaceful, rural oasis environment located in the Sonoran desert, surrounded by desert flora and breathtaking mountain views. Our campus is alcohol, firearms and drug-free.
Desert Rose can host a luncheon for 10 or a one-week retreat for 50 or a meeting for 125 people - the possibilities are endless. Our friendly staff can prepare meals and take care of your needs so you can concentrate on your seminar or retreat.
Our facilities include Eleanor Hadden Hall - a 6,000 sq. ft. meeting and dining hall which seats 125. There is an audio visual room with LCD projector, overhead projector, CD and cassette playing system, lapel and hand-held microphones, and recording equipment (video and cassette). The Hall also has an industrial-style kitchen, two classrooms, two covered patio areas and rest rooms with handicap access.
The Round House is a 4,000 sq. ft. building with a stunning cupola in the center. There is a large open meeting area with kitchen. It also houses our bookstore and giftshop and a lending library.
The Seminar Room provides a private area for small meetings or a nice area to sit and visit.
The Dorm is a "youth hostel" style dormitory with bunk beds with extra thick mattresses; the male and female rooms sleep 20 each; large bathrooms with showers all have handicap access.  Two family style "suites" rooms with bathroom, sleep up to 5 each.  The Basketball Court is nearby, and when the weather is hot, it's just a short walk to take a refreshing dip in our beautiful swimming pool.
Additional accommodations at Casa de Rosas include four upstairs guest motel (each with two twin beds and private bathroom) and  furnished apartments available on daily or weekly rental during your function at Desert Rose.
Click on Directions and Area Information to learn more about our region.
Contact our office for rates and availability of facilities for your next function.
E-mail us or call (520) 466-7961
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 THE GROUNDSdrbi-facilities-Grounds.html
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 THE RV PARKdrbi-facilities-RV-Park.html
 THE BOOK STOREdrbi-facilities-Book-Store.html


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Desert Rose Baha’i Institute

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A Center for the Arts