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Recent Deserts reviews

  • Third time's a charm!

    "Title says it all! This is the 3rd time we've used this unit. It is clean, comfortable and has everything we need. It is close to the shopping and restaurant areas in LaQuinta and Palm Desert. We'll keep coming and staying here as long as the unit is available! Thanks again, Mary & Dwayne...we needed a getaway, and the condo didn't disappoint--it never has!"
    Guest: Laurie & Terry Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: December 11, 2013
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  • Beautiful Property for the Perfect Palm Springs Getaway

    "This property was just PERFECT for my Memorial Day Weekend getaway with my group of friends. The home is beautifully decorated and you really can't beat the layout of the house, both interior and especially outside by the pool which is what you look for in a desert home. Private and quiet and just what we needed for a relaxing weekend. Additionally, the location of the house is great and centralized to downtown and surrounding restaurants, hotels and nightlife. The owner was very helpful and quite pleasant to work with and you can tell that he and his partner lover their home and take great care of it. I would highly recommend this property to friends and family, and as a Palm Springs regular who has seen his share of rental properties that says a lot! Can't wait to visit again!!!"
    Guest: Brad L. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 5, 2014
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  • Beautiful, fully equipped house

    "4 couples (all in our mid 50's) stayed 3 nights. Absolutely beautiful home with absolutely everything you could possibly need. Pools towels, bath towels (a lot), pool floats and toys. Beautiful outdoor BBQ area. The bedrooms were lovely and the beds and bedding very comfortable. The kitchen was better equipped that mine at home! The owner was a pleasure to work with. We plan on making this an annual event and definitely staying longer next time....we didn't want to leave. HIGHLY recommend!"
    Guest: Liz Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 13, 2014
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  • Everything you need for a great stay

    "This was our 2nd stay in this rental. It is a beautiful remodel and the owners have supplied everything imaginable to make the stay as good as at home. The unit is ideally located in the quietest area in Silver Sands. Tennis courts are nearby and Isabel, the pro, is friendly and is happy to set up matches for anyone. The tennis group is friendly and included us in mixers, barbecues and bridge games. The pool and spa is out the back with a friendly group of sunbathers. We thoroughly enjoyed each of our stays."
    Guest: Fran A. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 13, 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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