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Recent Deserts reviews

  • Perfect Getaway

    "We had a very enjoyable, relaxing stay at this beautiful condo. It had everything you could wish for---beautiful decorated, comfortable, modern kitchen, with top quality appliances, and a wonderful view of the golf course and mountains from the spacious patios. The owner was available for questions and we could tell by how new and clean everything was that she took pride in her condo and wanted us to have an enjoyable stay. We have been coming to the Desert for over 20 years for short getaways, by far this was one of the best condos we have rented, we hope to return often."
    Guest: Kevin H. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 30, 2014
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  • Great time!

    "We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful, updated and well appointed condo. The owner thought of everything we might possibly need for our stay and we were very comfortable there. It was in a good location within Palm Valley Country Club, nice and quiet and close to a pool. We will definitely be back!"
    Guest: Gerb Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 12, 2014
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  • Our own private oasis in the desert

    "We have stayed in many vrbo and Homeaway rentals, but this is one of our favorites. From the first contact, Tom was responsive and helpful. The home is walking or biking distance to Palm Canyon Drive, and yet was so quiet we felt like we were far removed from civilization. Every corner of the yard around the house is like a resort. Little spots to sit and read or relax or enjoy a meal....or the larger area around the beautiful pool. All the doors open up along the pool patio so you can bring the outdoors in. The thoughtfulness put into the exterior rivaled the interior, for a true resort feel. We actually did less than we planned to in Palm Sorings because the house was so fun and relaxing. I have 3 teens and a pre-teen who didn't want to leave the house! Hummingbirds and doves entertained us while we ate on the patios. The beds were very comfortable, and the house was stocked with everything you could possibly need and more for comfort and enjoyment. I loved all the magazines, interesting books and excellent explanations for how to use everything. Tom's attention to detail was remarkable and we can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: Karen H. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 16, 2015
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  • JJ & CJ Regina

    "We spent 4 weeks at Casa Luna and the experience was very positive. The house was very clean and stocked extremely well. Beds were very comfortable and the large bathrooms very clean. We had some of our family spend some time with us and their feedback was also very positive.Very large house so lots of room for all. Hot tub was used most days which was nice after a day of hiking, golfing or those busy days when the women got shopped out(haha). The pool area was also very nice just to lay back and enjoy the 80 degree weather which we had most days. A lot of time in the evenings was spent relaxing in the back yard, fire pit was great for roasting marshmellos. The house is located in a very quiet area of La Quinta and very private. Total experience was very positive as it was just like being at home.This was our first visit to the area and we will definitely be back in the future. The rental process went very well as Mike was very friendly and quick to get back to us on any questions. Would definitely recommend this rental to anyone planning a stay in La Quinta."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 24, 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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