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Recent Deserts reviews

  • Relaxation

    "Property is located on the second hole at the Princess Desert Golf Resort with fabulous views. Everything you need was available for our stay in this well kept property. Close to grocery shopping and downtown Palm Springs. Arrive unpack and enjoy the warm desert air. Property was clean and fully equipped. Enjoyed our stay and with golf courses surrounding the property one doesn,t need to go far to enjoy a round."
    Guest: Pat Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: April 9, 2014
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  • Absolute Gem!

    "This place is everything that we expected and more!! Sean has done so much to make your stay as perfect as possible. The condo is spotlessly clean and fully stocked with supplies both in the kitchen and the bathroom. The bed is one of the most comfortable that we have been in and the linen luxurious. We really enjoyed sitting in the very private backyard enjoying drinks around the pool and watching the sun go town over the mountains. It is centrally located so it is easy walk to downtown. We will definitely be back here on our next visit to Palm Springs and would recommend this property to anyone. You will not be disappointed."
    Guest: rodders Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 17, 2014
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  • Perfect Desert/Golf Get Away!

    "Our family recently spent 7 nights in Palm Desert and the kids can’t stop talking about it. This home was a perfect fit for us. One of the community pools is roughly 200 feet from the back patio so the kids were in heaven. My wife and I rode bikes and went for many walks throughout this gated community. The golf at PGA West is incredible, and we were able to get in 5 rounds. The house is very well cared for and had everything we needed to BBQ, make a mixed drink or catch some opening weekend of baseball action on any of the flat screens. Groceries, Costco and Shopping are all within 5 minutes. We have rented other homes in PGA West in both Palmer and on the Stadium side, but this one tops them all!! We look forward to staying here again next year."
    Guest: Kelly H. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 18, 2014
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  • 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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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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