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Recent Deserts reviews

  • Excellent as usual

    "As promised, returned with girlfriends for a golf stay. Excellent golf and your house was all that I described. Needless to say, my friends were very impressed. Thank you for looking after the phone issue. Your generosity was appreciated. I look forward to renting from you again. Thelma"
    Guest: thel Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 12, 2014
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  • Loved our Month Stay in Palm Springs

    "My husband and I recently spent a delightful winter get-away in Palm Springs and renting this apartment was a big reason why. The unit is definitely retro and fun, but with the upgraded bathrooms that make such a difference. We loved the bright colors and retro kitchen! Jorge is a sweetheart and having him on the premises is a big plus, always helpful and accommodating. We enjoyed the pool area...there was always a shady (as well as sunny) area any time of the day. We were very surprised just how quiet the Warms Sands area is....so quiet in fact, you will need to set an alarm if you have to be somewhere in the morning. Even on hot days, the unit stayed very cool and comfortable...we never felt a need to turn on the air conditioning...even on the 90 degree days. As we stayed a month, we met a number of guests that came and went in the other units and most were repeat guests...which isn't a surprise...this really is a gem in Palm Springs and great fun and value. I would echo all of the comments of other reviewers who loved this place...We would definitely stay again."
    Guest: Tilt228 Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 20, 2015
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  • Exceeded our expectations...

    "I really didn't know what to expect, as I rented the condo at the last minute on a really busy week in the desert. My family was very happy with the unit. It included a full functioning kitchen, separate living area, with fold out sofa bed, a large bathroom, and a king-sized bed in the roomy bedroom. Updated appliances and cooling unit (a must in the desert!) were very welcome. The linens were perfect and comfortable. The location is right in the middle of everything in La Quinta. Very easy to find food, coffee, shopping, etc. Would stay here again without question. I would recommend Casitas Las Rosas to a couple, or a business person staying for a while, or a couple with a small child. Pool areas are somewhat small, not what teenagers are probably looking for!"
    Guest: Susan S. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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  • Location, Location!

    "We enjoyed our month in your nice, clean, home in La Quinta. Great Location and pleasantly wonderful views of the golf course and mountains. Property managers Dennis and James Nella were willing to help with us and very nice men to work with, I liked your quick response to all our questions. We will certainly pass this house on to our friends."
    Guest: Richard O. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 8, 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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