Escape to Palm Springs, Joshua Tree, and more at these desert Airbnbs
November 18, 2016
| Updated February 22, 2019
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Cabin Cabin Cabin (Joshua Tree)
This Joshua Tree cabin is curated for the ultimate cozy experience while escaping to the desert. Located in Joshua Tree Village, this Airbnb has easy access to restaurants and the Joshua Tree park entrance. Previous guests adore the outdoor bathtub that the cabin offers, and the quirky decor. Rumor has it that it’s even cuter in person.
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Dome in the Desert (Joshua Tree)
There’s no better place to escape than this geodesic Airbnb. The modern-bohemian Dome in the Desert is secluded, with multiple acres of land surrounding the adorable cabin rental, but only a few miles away from the Joshua Tree park entrance. Discover sprawling mountain views and starry night skies at this insanely Instagram-able location.
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The Joshua Tree House (Joshua Tree)
A front porch with a sunrise view, hot tub, and gorgeous ranch style? What else could you want from this hacienda Airbnb, located by the west entrance to Joshua Tree National Park. Explore an extensive vinyl collection and over 100 Joshua trees on the property.
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Private Mid-Century Oasis (Palm Springs)
Mid-century design and mountain views combine at this dreamy Airbnb in Palm Springs. Lounge by the pool, or take a stroll into town to explore the shops and restaurants Ruth Hardy Park/Movie Colony East. Happen to be a Tesla driver? You’re in luck - there’s a charger on the premises.
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High Desert House (Yucca Valley)
Can’t choose between exploring Joshua Tree or Pioneertown? This Airbnb puts you right between the two, while enjoying a beautiful mid-century space. The High Desert House offers 360 degree views of the surrounding land, a salt water pool, and a jacuzzi for guests to enjoy. They even have a Pool House you can reserve if your group is larger than four.
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The Compound (Indio)
Planning for Coachella or have a big group looking to vacay together? This Airbnb sleeps up to 14 guests, with four bedrooms and six different beds. Make the most of your group vacation with the onsite pool table, oversized palapa, and BBQ.
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Six Palms (Palm Springs)
Embrace the modernist style of Palm Springs at this Airbnb, which was a featured home of 2016’s Modernism Week. Lounge in the manicured backyard, host a dinner party along the pool, or ride one of the house bicycles into downtown.
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Larkspur House (Joshua Tree)
The Larkspur House brings in light from all sides, giving guests great views of the surrounding desert from within the mid-century style home. Don’t forget to relax in the hammock and take advantage of the nearby hikes and trails while staying here.
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Modern Territory (Palm Springs)
Enjoy mountain views from the pool or check out various art pieces displayed around this fully restored modern home. With room for 10 guests, this desert oasis is great for the whole family—even dogs!
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The Amado (Palm Springs)
Ever wanted to stay in the pages of Sunset? The Amado’s front doors were on the magazine’s April 2016 cover, and now you can book Unit 4, one of five individually decorated and designed suites at this stylish Palm Springs residence. Rent an individual suite or the whole property for up to 12 people—perfect for family reunions, retreats, or holidays. Your large group will love soaking up the sun around the pool, cozying up to the outdoor firepit, and dining at the large community table.
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