If living through 2020 taught us anything, it’s to enjoy the simple things in life. Slow down and soak up all those simple pleasures…like a cool breeze, warm snuggles or stargazing in the desert. Now that things are opening up, its time to start finding an Airbnb in the desert makes for the perfect setting for soaking up simple pleasures again!
It’s no secret – we’re itching to travel. Lake Life was calling, so we answered + ventured off to Lake Tahoe. These road trip-type vacations seem like the smartest route for a getaway nowadays. Inspired by our recent journey + a love of nature, we’re now giving you a glimpse of another travel wish list of ours…rad dens in the desert! Here are 23 hip desert houses that you can rent on Airbnb:
Desert Wild is a place to unwind, relax and enjoy the slow pace of the desert. Cool off in the pool after hiking, soak in the bath and gaze out at the cactus garden or star gaze from the hot tub at night! Win-win-win!
This is a place for dreamers to reset, reflect + create. Enjoy the curated desert decor, or soak in the hot tub surrounded by over 100 Joshua Trees + a starry night sky.
Whoa, those zebra stripes are enchanting! This desert house is an idyllic setting for your arid adventure! Indoors + outdoors show breathtaking views from each room, and curated decor all selected to reflect the tranquil beauty of your surroundings.
If you’re all about eclectic stories, this desert Airbnb is for you! Seven Arches has been curated with products from a variety of interesting places and spaces across the US, Morocco, Mexico City + Oaxaca! Very worldly + very beautiful!
This desert house was designed by an architect as a unique, off-grid getaway – offering close proximity to nature as well as simple, stylish living! We’re here for it…especially that open-air room!
When you’re all about epic panoramic views of the high desert…this is your place. The high ceiling kitchen opens to a protected patio, hot tub + loungers for stargazing and sunbathing.
Set in a secluded, hilltop location, Wyatt’s Hideaway offers impressive desert views and a one-of-a-kind place to call home in the high desert. The spacious rooms contain artisan-designed Southwestern decor that makes you feel a powerful connection to the local landscape!
The Sun Mesa Sanctuary is a completely remodeled desert oasis for you and your family and friends. Just a short drive to Downtown Joshua Tree, you are close enough to enjoy all the area has to offer, but far enough away to ensure complete privacy.
This modern gem featured in films like Andy Samberg’s “Palm Springs”, sets a new standard for the high desert. This signature architectural and inspirational hideaway is perched on 8 private acres in the heart of Joshua Tree, with a luxury pool and direct walking access to miles of national park trails.
Ooh we’re loving the views for days from every room! Escape to your own private park, hot tub or head 5 min down the road to Pappy & Harriet’s to catch a show. Remote, yet close to downtown Joshua Tree – perfection :)
The Coyote House is a two bedroom one bathroom getaway at the crossroads of Pioneer Town and Joshua Tree. Whether you’re in town for a show at Pappy & Harriet’s, a hike through the national park, or just to hang out with friends in the desert, this spot will be your home away from home! How amazing are all those colors?!
A slice of the Museum of Modern Art in Yucca Valley. The house is a classic mid-century style, and was designed/built by Mr. Aaron D’Innocenzo from Harvard.
With some of the best views in the high desert, this unique dwelling situated in the hills of Yucca Valley has everything you could want in a desert Airbnb. These clear walls take the ‘indoor – outdoor’ experience to a whole new level!
Escape to the desert in this updated 1964 home surrounded by nature! The Airbnb desert home features a mix of contemporary rustic design with mid-century aesthetics, natural materials, rich textures, flowing indoor-to-outdoor spaces + a backyard fire pit.
Recognize this wondrous den in the desert?! You might have seen it around before…
Just a sweet adobe-style home set in 7 stunning acres in the foothills of Joshua Tree National Park. After boulder climbing in the park, detox in the infrared sauna, light a fire, sink into the cedar hot tub or the stock tank pool + stare up at the star-studded night sky. All amazing options!
Not sure there’s another desert Airbnb experience quite like this one…
Villa Kuro is intended for slow living, providing an escape from the noise and stress of urban life. The home sits at the end of a very small and peaceful residential neighborhood in south Joshua Tree. It’s great for those seeking a still quiet, but not completely isolated location from civilization. Off-the-grid with amaze styling!
Rejuvenate after exploring + hiking the magical high desert in this comfortable and stylish, bohemian retreat. Take a cooling plunge to beat the heat in the cowboy pool, or stargaze from the hot tub with views of the lower desert.
Oh-so new + modern! This is a brand new desert home – designed, furnished + decorated with love. The pool and connected in-ground hot-tub are amazing for relaxing during any season!
Relax into the slow pace of desert life at this cozy home, with some bocce on the custom court at a laid-back haven! Take it easy in one of 3 hammocks perched on the hill with views of the valley below.
Come slow down in the desert in this modern oasis right in the heart of downtown Joshua Tree. Walking distance to farmers market, downtown restaurants, art galleries, and shops. Or just restore in this incredibly well-styled family room :)
Tiny home adventurers? This newly renovated 1959 Airstream is a minimal, modern space inspired by the surrounding desert. Found treasures mixed with handmade pieces and light colors make this a perfect place to peacefully disconnect.
For those of you that are engaged, if you’re down for an Airbnb wedding, we’ve got you covered with our step-by-step guide to planning an Airbnb wedding of your own!
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