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Recent Deserts reviews

  • Tom/Judy

    "We have rented this condo for 11 years and have found the accommodations excellent. Its location is near to shopping (Von's, Target, Tuesday Morning,) dining and other places of interest. It has been clean and ready on our arrival . The owner has always taken care of our needs and is very accommodating. We have also met some other nice guests during our stays there. We highly recommend it for a winter vacation."
    Guest: Tom Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: May 3, 2014
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  • Great Desert Falls Condo

    "We were very happy that we were able to enjoy this condo for the month of February 2014. The unit was very comfortable, well appointed, and the outlook onto the golf course was very nice. Desert Falls is a great location, centrally located for shopping, restaurants and golfing in the Coachella Valley. Erna was a great owner and helped make our stay an enjoyable experience. We would recommend this condo to any of our friends."
    Guest: Nor Cal Golfers Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: March 12, 2014
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  • Wonderful private place to get away and relax

    "The spacious 3 bed / 3 bath home was perfect for our family getaway. The pool and hot tub in the back yard is like your own private oasis where you can soak up the sun and cool down in the pool. Great kitchen and BBQ for entertaining, as well as a great living area with a big TV - perfect for watching the Super Bowl while we were down there. Central location close to El Paseo and all sorts of good restaurants and golf. Highly recommend this place and would absolutely book it again."
    Guest: Fern Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: March 27, 2014
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  • Casa Santa Rosa Ultimate Weekend Getaway

    "The pictures convinced us to select the property. Once we stepped foot into the house, we were floored! Since the house had high ceilings, the spaces seemed much larger than pictured. There was more than enough room for the suggested amount of people, each room is spaced out enough to have privacy. Everything was included in the home from toiletries to Kitchen-ware. Would love to stay at this location next year and would highly recommend Luxe Vacation Homes!!!"
    Guest: Melinda F. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: November 4, 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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