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Recent Deserts reviews


    "My wife & I stayed the month of February 2014 at this property and were impressed with the cleanliness and condition of the residence. This unit has a well stocked kitchen, appliances are in good shape and there is a BBQ off the kitchen nook, which is nice to have. The cable tv and flat screen in the LR are nice to have as well as the flat screen in the master. The mattresses are very comfortable and in excellant condition and the unit is well stocked with ample cleaning supplies and paper products. We would certainly recommend this property and will be back in future to stay again!"
    Guest: Mike Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 3, 2014
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  • Beautiful Home!

    "I rented this home for a week to celebrate my daughter's wedding. Upon check-in the owner greeted us at the property, showed us around and was extremely warm and welcoming. The decor mid-century modern (so great), comfortable and well maintained. I could not complain about one thing and would recommend this property to anyone. We had other wedding guests that rented homes in the area and no one had the white glove treatment that we did. We will be back!"
    Guest: Suzanne B. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 3, 2014
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  • Walk to Downtown - Beautiful Condo

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our month and a half stay at this lovely condo. Pride of ownership is certainly apparent with very tasteful furnishings, a large master bedroom with attached bathroom, a very modern, well equipped kitchen and very large dining area with a door to the patio. It was so nice to have a well maintained washer and dryer in the unit. Contained in the condo is also a very nice guest suite with access to the patio. I should mention that during our entire stay the wi-fi and cable TV functioned perfectly which has not been the case in a few of the properties we previously rented. We certainly enjoyed the patio in the early morning and in the evening when the sun was setting on the San Jacinto mountains. We made good use of the pool and have to say this area, as well as the entire complex, was immaculately maintained. In our ten years of renting in the Palm Springs area we have never met owners as helpful and responsive as we experienced here. In closing, we thank you for a most enjoyable stay and highly recommend this condo to anyone looking for first class accommodations in the central Palm Springs area."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: May 28, 2014
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  • Wonderful Home

    "This home was perfect for our girls stagecoach weekend. The house was very welcoming and large enough to accommodate all 7 of us. Would high recommend this for anyone who wanted a nice stay in the desert without the dirt and sand feel! The community pool is just a few houses down and the backyard had beautiful view of the golf course, pond and local duck families. We enjoyed every minute of our stay and didn't want to have to leave. The owners are always great to deal with! Unbelievable personal and accommodating!!"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 8, 2014
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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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