Visiting Tubac

Tubac is a historic destination for the arts located in Southern Arizona about 40 miles south of Tucson and 17 miles north of Nogales off Interstate 19.

Nestled in the Santa Cruz River Valley between the Tumacacori, Santa Rita and San Cayetano Mountains, Tubac offers much to its visitors – recreation, lodging, restaurants, galleries, artists’ studios, the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, and the Tumacacori National Historical Park.

Tubac features over 100 world class galleries and eclectic shops situated along our charming streets with hidden courtyards and flowing fountains.

The shops and galleries offer sculptures, ceramics, paintings, and photography, as well as unique crafts, jewelry, fashion, leather, and antique goods. Spending the day in Tubac is easy to do and promises to delight everyone!

Tubac is host to several locally owned restaurants and bars offering a vast array of choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. Check out our restaurant guide here: Tubac Dining Guide

We have many options for lodging. Tubac boasts some outstanding B & B’s, Casitas, and the luxurious Tubac Golf Resort and Spa!


Lodging Guide

Tubac Golf Resort & Spa

65 Avenida de Otero, Tubac, AZ 85646. (520) 398-2211


Tubac Golf Resort & Spa is a world-class Arizona luxury resort, located just south of Tucson. Set on 500 acres of the historic Otero Ranch, the resort is an oasis of greenery rooted in Arizona history.

Tubac Country Inn

13 Burruel St, Tubac, AZ 85646. (520) 398-3178

Tubac Inn, a Boutique Accommodation situated right in the heart of Tubac. The finest lodging in the village with every room amenity and comfort to pamper you during your visit. Owned and operated by a local Tubaqueno . Come discover Tubac and Southern Arizona, and let us know how we can help make your visit spectacular.


Secret Garden Inn

13 Placita De Anza, Tubac, AZ 85646  (520) 633-6861

Tubac Secret Garden Inn is located in Old Town Tubac near the Presidio historic park, and is close enough to visit the galleries, shops, and fine restaurants by foot, and just far enough to be free of the traffic for a charming respite. Our beautiful property offers cozy rooms for rest and renewal! Enclosed for privacy and security, this magical scene is the best spot in town. Come enjoy our intimate garden in Tubac’s Historic Old Town.


Tubac Tree House

44 Chavez Siding Road, Tubac, 85646
(520) 375-2424

This uniquely beautiful treehouse, located on the Historic Shankle Ranch, is perfect for travelers seeking to disconnect, rest, enjoy a little romance, and adventure. This property was built by the Treehouse Guys, LLC. 


Casa Paloma B&B

37 Santa Gertrudis Ln, Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ 85640. (520) 261-5556
Imagine an oasis in southern Arizona, at the foot of the Santa Rita mountain range. Close to famous Madera Canyon, the area is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Near Arizona Wine Country, Parker Canyon Lake, Sonoita, Patagonia, artistic Tubac. Located only one hour from Tucson. Unwind, relax, and enjoy a sanctuary from daily life. Both cold and cooked, hot breakfast are offered daily with every stay!


Rancho Santa Cruz

1709 I-19 Frontage Rd, Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ 85640
(520) 955-3718

Rancho Santa Cruz features guest rooms and porches, a dining room and an art gallery, a pool and barbeque area, a game room and a horseshoe pit, and trails for birdwatching and horseback riding.

Every morning we make for you a custom home-cooked, ranch-style breakfast.


Santa Gertrudis Casitas

12 Santa Gertrudis Lane, Tumacácori, 85640
The casitas sit on our beautiful eight acre ranch off of Santa Gertrudis Lane in Tumacacori. Each casita offers a full kitchen and bath, cozy Queen size beds, and a private entrance. Set behind the property is an entrance to the Anza Trail. Additionally, the property has a 44 foot seasonal pool and plenty of outdoor seating areas for you leisure.


Tubac Center of the Arts