Connecting people, culture and nature


Our ranch style rooms are completely furnished with two twin beds and are $20/night per person.  We have a few rooms for couples with queen size beds for $40/ night.  All bathrooms are shared. Camping is $5/night per person.  There are indoor bathrooms with showers available for campers.


Meals are available for $30/day. Meals are primarily Mexican/Vegetarian and home cooked.  Our boys sell extra beverages.  The nearest stores are a half hour away.

Traveling to Canelo

Tucson is the closest international airport to Canelo, although flights to Phoenix are often less expensive. Shuttle service is available between the two cities ($40 one way) from Arizona Shuttle Service, (520) 795-6771.  If you contact us in advance, we can help arrange transportation from Tucson to Canelo for $20/one way.  Canelo is about a 1 -1/2 hour drive from Tucson.


Please do not bring any pets with you to Canelo. We have many animals already on the property. Thank you.


We offer 20% discounts to additional family members. There is a 10% discount off the cost of the second workshop or each subsequent workshop taught by Bill and Athena Steen.


To reserve space send a $100 non-refundable deposit. The remaining balance is due upon arrival.

Checks are accepted

Our bank is no longer accepting postal money orders from outside the US.
We can accept credit card payment only through Paypal.

Location and Climate

For general information of where Canelo is including photos and climate information click here:  Where We Are