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Recent Deserts property reviews

  • Awesome getaway!

    "We had a fabulous time at this condo with another couple. It so close to the pool for us girls and the guys had a great time playing on the course and stopping back at the condo for a snack while golfing. It was very comfortable with all the amenities needed. Thank you for sharing, we hope to make again!"
    Guest: amd Date of Stay: May 2011 Review Submitted: October 3, 2011
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  • Wonderful Vacation Home!

    "My family of 6 (2 adults, 4 teenagers) for what will likely be our last vacation with everyone together. We couldn't have picked a more perfect home for what we wanted to do - RELAX!! The entertainment system (TV and all those movies) kept everyone busy inside when the temps rose outside and the pool was perfect. The home has a great layout with the beautiful master on one side and the other 2 rooms on the opposite side. It was perfect - the house is very well stocked and as previous reviewers noted, the owners have thought of everything - from laundry detergent to toothbrushes and many things in between. They were on-site when we arrived to show us how to operate things and were available by phone during our stay as well. They were great to work with from the time of our reservation and returned our deposit within 2 weeks of our departure. I would absolutely reccommend this home for anyone looking to enjoy some beautiful weather and a luxurious home!"
    Guest: CaraE Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: September 16, 2013
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  • Review of rental property 139359

    "We have been renting this unit every January since 2007. The owners are very easy to work with and the pictures you see, accurately depict the rental's appearance and amenities. The unit is always very clean and has a wonderful comfortable bed. Each year we look forward to see the improvements they have made to the property and are always pleasantly surprised. We enjoy all the golfing, hiking, shopping and wonderful restaurants in the area. The weather is always wonderful with blue skies every day. We feel safe and secure and would highly recommend this property."
    Guest: J and M Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: February 19, 2014
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  • Vacation visit

    "We stayed over a 3 day weekend and could not have been more pleased. Everything was clean, well thought out, organized and very welcoming."
    Guest: M Foley Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 7, 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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