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Recent Deserts reviews

  • A fabulous time had by all!

    "Thank you for helping us make this holiday a most memorable one by providing us with this fabulous holiday rental! The location is fabulous with everything close by, including a Starbucks! The condo is just steps away from the pool and everyone was so welcoming. We feel we have made some new friends just in the two weeks we stayed there. The view is spectacular and we hope to visit and stay in this comfortable unit again in the future. Thanks so much Rhenton. You are awesome!"
    Guest: Cheryl Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 5, 2015
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  • Great place for families

    "We were very pleased with this home. The house was tastefully decorated and the kitchen was fully stocked. Our kids loved the pool. The master bedroom was large and the other two guest rooms were big enough to be comfortable. The management company was very helpful. We would definitely rent it again. Our only suggestion would be to remove or trim down the hedge in the backyard so that you can see the view of the golf course."
    Guest: Tina R. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Great Place

    "Great house we had a great time everything was so nice. Took my mom for a birthday get away she loved my daughter loved it. Truely a great family get away."
    Guest: Linda F. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 11, 2014
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  • Family vacation with three generations

    "Love, love, love this wonderful home. Fun for all ages. The gardens were in full bloom and there is always shade to enjoy reading, looking at the flowers or watching the kids play in the pool or the 3/4 tennis court! Everyone used the pool and hot tub. So much fun and such a nice temp. We did many hikes, each one so different. We golfed and enjoyed a few nights out but no one wanted to be gone very long. We played family games in the dining area and enjoyed the fire pit at night. I can't imagine anyone not loving this home. Thank you Marina for sharing your home. Also, thanks to Ivan for helping us on a few minor things that came up. This home is clean and well maintained. We would recommend this home to others."
    Guest: M&B Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 9, 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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