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Recent Deserts reviews

  • Clean convenient and comfortable

    "Condo was just great. Everything that I needed, plus a nice hot tub/pool complex with laundry room. The owner was very cooperative as was the neighbor when I couldn't figure out how to get the key out of the lock box. A little far from the golf courses where I was playing, but easy access to the expressway."
    Guest: David K. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 19, 2014
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  • Just Works !!

    "Just had a wonderful relaxing girls getaway ...5 of us ladies relaxing by the amazing heated lighted pool ..this Rancher has everything you need we used the fire pit, hot tub, pool, walk to town and went to the Thursday Night Market it also has a huge kitchen with everything ..Ian the owner was great to rent from and Joe his right hand man was there to help with our questions ..defiantly we will be going back.. Good times at the Rancher in Palm Springs !!"
    Guest: Lou Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 11, 2015
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  • Great Place--Already signed up for next year!

    "Rented for three months this winter and are really enjoying it. Ed is a great host/owner and very responsive to questions or concerns. When we asked him to arrange a rental DVR for us (we're golf junkies) he instead bought one for the property. The end unit condo is in a great location, very quiet and immaculate. We're enjoying entertaining our friends here. The office in the 3d bedroom is perfect for our use, and the Murphy bed will be convenient when we have the grandkids down for spring break. Our 5th year of winter renting, and this is by far the best place we have found!"
    Guest: Lee & Toni Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 23, 2015
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  • Great Stay!

    "We really enjoyed our stay at Sunrise Park. The condo was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The pool and hot tub were well maintained and right outside the door. It was a short walk to Fresh and Easy for groceries.It was great to have laundry facilities in the unit.Nice quiet complex with friendly neighbours. My yorkie loved her time there.Hope to be back someday!"
    Guest: Jane R. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 10, 2015
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Deserts Travel Tips

California’s deserts are unique and spectacular places to visit. Located in the dry southeast of the state, the best known areas are the Mojave National Preserve, the Anza-Borrega State Park, and the National Parks of Joshua Tree and Death Valley. Each offering their own unique and stunning geological landscape, the unique flora and fauna which has adapted to these inhospitable conditions make any visit an incredible educational adventure.

Great Reasons to Choose California Desert Vacation Rentals

Staying in a California Desert vacation rental makes perfect sense. To make the most of any free-spirited vacation, flexibility is the key word and a spacious, fully equipped home away from home allows you to do what you want, when you want. No fixed meal times and plenty of privacy, you do not have to contend with noisy guests in adjoining rooms or loud music, unless it is coming from your own teenager’s private den! With space for all the family, a comfortable place to relax in the evenings and added extras such as hot tubs, in-house laundry and internet access, vacation rentals offer the very best base for exploring the California Desert.

Golfers and Outdoor Enthusiasts will Love our California Desert Lodging

These great expanses of desert at first glance appear to be complete wilderness areas but there are a host of ways to enjoy this amazing wonder of nature. The national parks offer excellent facilities for hikers with rock climbs and viewpoints with interpretive panels to explain how the geological wonders were formed. Mountain bikes and 4-wheel drive vehicles are great for exploring the rugged countryside and roads which are unsuitable for regular cars. Driving tours are the best way to cover the distances in the heat. Off-roading and horseback riding are allowed in certain areas. Explore the abandoned mines in the area, drive through the hostile Badlands, explore canyons, and discover long-forgotten ghost towns.

The California Desert is also a great area for golfers with many excellent golf courses around the areas of s Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Rock climbing, geocaching, picnicking and scenic drives are just some of the attractions available in this unique area.

Travel Tips for Reaching California Desert Resorts

Most visitors find they need a car to make the most of their stay in their California Desert lodging. The nearest airport is the John Wayne Airport at Santa Ana. Pick up a hire car to complete the journey which is around 86 miles to Palm Springs, 90 miles to La Quinta and 77 miles to Ranch Mirage. Los Angeles also offers a local air service to Palm Springs.

Four of the Best California Desert Neighborhoods

California deserts have several main communities, each offering a totally different experience of the area. Joshua Tree offers solitude, unique flora and fauna including the hardy Joshua trees, and endless nature trails. This is the perfect base for hikers, bikers and nature-lovers to explore the park, and appreciate this great outdoor experience. La Quinta lodging offers a country club lifestyle based around golf while Palm Desert and Palm Springs vacation rentals are luxury retreats in a hidden oasis with majestic mountains, palm trees, beautiful gardens and warm sunshine. There are also plenty of designer shopping malls nearby.

What to Expect from the California Desert Weather

The climate in the High Desert around Joshua Tree National Park is generally described as that of a mid-latitude desert with relatively moderate temperatures. The higher elevations will be seven to 10 degrees cooler than Joshua Tree and will get around three to four inches more rain per year.

In the winter, the average daily maximums range from 62 to 67 F but from May to October temperatures frequently exceed 100 F. July is the hottest month of all. Rainfall can be measured as just a fraction of an inch per month so for once, you can leave your all-weather gear behind!

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