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Best Airbnbs In Yucca Valley, California - Updated 2020

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Vacation isn’t only a time we gather together with some folks and go visit some random (or not) place. It’s a time when we want to experience something new and special, something that we would never think we’re going to experience. There are many unique things to do in Yucca Valley. Have you ever thought you could live for a couple of days in a rusty cabin in the middle of the desert? Relax in the hot tub, surrounded by rocks? Or maybe sleep in a retro trailer? Check out our list of the best Airbnbs in Yucca Valley, California to find those most special ones!

1. Boulder's Hideaway (from 90 USD)

In the middle of a real desert, you’ll be driving on a windy, dirt road, away from civilisation to get to this outstanding homestead. If you ever wanted to try glamping but wasn’t sure if it’s for you, Boulder’s Hideaway is a perfect place to try something similar, but yet not so adventurous. But that doesn’t mean you won’t have fun there! The tiny, comfy cabin and the outdoor 0.5 of a bathroom gives you a little taste of adventure and desert life. The cabin has two beds and can host 4 people, so grab your friends and go try it out!

Boulder's Hideaway

Price: from 90 USD

Number of Guests: 4

2. Spartan Imperial Mansion (from USD 110)

Spartan Imperial Mansion is one of those things we all see in old movies or on old photographs and secretly dream of spending a night in one. Now you have a chance! In Yucca Valley, surrounded by nature stands 1955 Spartan Imperial Mansion, with a magnificent view of Joshua Tree. This vacation rental in Yucca Valley, CA is the perfect place if you want to run away from people, but don’t worry if you like to be social! There are a couple more trailers on the property, with some nice distances between all of them. The retro interior makes the experience even more interesting. It’s also one of the most affordable rentals in Yucca Valley that you can get.

Yucca Valley, California, United States
223 reviews
Camper/RV 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool was a real treat on a hot day
the bed is comfortable with great mountain view
we enjoyed a warm dip in his jacuzzi and a delightful breakfast at frontier cafe recommended by tao
) the pool and hot tub are stunning
it's roomy and the bed is really comfortable
super clean too which i really appreciate in an airbnb
very welcoming host and artistic decorations
tao is an extraordinary host and went above and beyond welcoming us into his home
tao was more than helpful and made us feel at home
beautiful compound - great escape - very kind host
he was easy to reach and very friendly
great location and cool place
super interesting place away from busy roads
great way to go off the grid while still close to civilization
extremely stylish complete with plumbing breathtaking location and heaven for vintage lovers
great location unique lodging and an amazing pool
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3. The Nomad (from USD 150)

Maybe you want to experience a little bit of another culture and want your accommodation to take you thousands of miles to Central Asia, to countries like Mongolia or Uzbekistan. The Nomad is an amazing yurt that can give you a taste of the nomad’s life. Though the Tuft and Needle bed will make that experience extremely comfortable. The yurt is equipped with a cooler to store your food and drinks, and there is also a private patio with a fire pit and chairs. The kitchen and bathrooms are shared.

The Nomad (Sleeps 3)
Yucca Valley, California, United States
338 reviews
Tent 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful views cozy great find
cozy king size bed with the heated blanket was wonderful during the colder season
and the mattress was the most comfortable thing i think i've ever slept on
this glamping site is super chic and and all the amenities you need for a very comfortable stay
it was beautiful and while it was cold- the heated bed and blankets made sleep comfortable
everything is clean and tidy
clean and fancy tent
very clean and warm and cozy
consistently charming clean and well appointed
very clean and the space was well thought out
we were very pleased with the facilities and hospitality of our host phoenix
annie & tony host a beautiful space the hammock outside our tent provided incredible star gazing
they responded quickly to my messages and seem to be very kind people
a true one of a kind experience
much better than i expected and laura was a fantastic host
pretty close to perfect
such a nice secluded location
beautiful sights and location
after a long drive you arrive at this isolated strangely beautiful and welcoming place
awesome location if you are looking for a quiet place to spend a night or 2
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4. Glamping in Desert Joshua Tree (from 189 USD)

Glamping may be for some a new word - it stands for glamorous camping, a new way of travel, connecting comfort and primality of camping. So here Desert Yacht Club offers you an experience of camping, but with your tent already set up, with a comfortable bed and all the amenities you may need!

Glamping in Joshua Tree

Price: from 189 USD

Number of Guests: 4

5. Thunderbird Lodge Retreat - Shell (from USD 138)

The only cabin right next to Joshua Tree National Park is a perfect place for those who are looking for an escape from strangers and who want to spend some time with their friends or families. That pretty brick cabin can host up to 5 people (4 more comfortably) and is also pet friendly. The cabin has a kitchen and a bathroom with a tub, a swing and a nice front porch.

Secluded Joshua Tree Cabin on 22.5 Private Acres
Yucca Valley, California, United States
186 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
filled it with vintage antiques and extremely comfortable furniture
the king sized bed had me sleeping like a baby
it's rustic charming and comfortable with plenty of creature comforts
secluded cozy well stocked with a great view
everything was as-described and lori made it incredibly easy to access the property and get comfortable
everything was clean and in order when we arrived
we arrived and got settled on with ease and found the place clean and hospitable
rustic and rootsy but also clean and well-equipped
arrived without any problems-the place was clean quiet and what we wanted for a short relaxing getaway
the king-size bed was extremely comfortable everything was clean and in good shape
host was super responsive
lori was the sweetest and most generous host
lori is a wonderful host
lori was an awesome host
lori was a lovely host and ensured that we arrived safely
loved it here great location
the house was in a perfect location
the location was perfect - completely secluded but a short drive to everything you could want or need
very nice house and amazing privet location
location has everything you could need for a perfect weekend getaway
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6. "Faye" 1969 Retro Trailer (from 94 USD)

That cute, colorful trailer looks like a scene from 70’s movies and gives an amazing opportunity for a nice, romantic trip for two. There is also a Star Deck Bed on the property, that you can hang out on with the fire burning right next to it, watch the stars, or even sleep under the sky if the night is nice! There is an original trailer kitchen here and a compost toilet.


Price: from 94 USD

Number of Guests: 2

7. The Rising Sun Tipi (from USD 135)

What about a little Indian vacation in the desert and sleeping in a real tipi? Sounds like fun to me! The tipi is decorated in a Native American style, is equipped with a bed for two and has a cooler. There’s also a private outdoor area to sit outside and enjoy the desert! A kitchen and a bathroom are shared with 5 other tipis and trailers.

The Rising Sun Tipi at Lazy Sky (2)
Yucca Valley, California, United States
412 reviews
Tipi 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we stayed in the rising sun teepee which was so comfortable
the beds were so warm under the cold air
the beds have heated blankets and heaters but be sure to back extra layers just in case
there’s a heater but it still gets cold so dress warm
the tipi was warm the bed was comfortable and the additional creature comforts are awesome
the tipi was clean and comfortable
this place was beautiful clean and tranquil
the bathroom was very clean and just outside the tipi
checkin was simple and the airstream was clean and as described
the whole place was clean and the decorations were pretty
with the directions the host gave us it was easier than i expected to get to
the responsiveness of the hosts was quick and helpful
joshua is incredibly welcoming and friendly and very responsive for any questions or needs
great location thanks again
cute & quiet desert oasis
place is great and super cute conveniently located to town for restaurants stores gas etc etc
this place is super cute and very comfortable
this place was great for a romantic get away very close to joshua tree national park
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8. Dream Catcher Ranch (from USD 225)

Of course, not everybody is into primitive life; sharing bathrooms, cold water in the shower, etc. Some of us want to have some luxury even while spending time in the desert. There’s no better place for that than Dream Catcher Ranch. The ranch is located in the nice shelter of the rocks, that provide a little bit of shadow on hot days. There’s also a lagoon pool among the rocks and a jacuzzi, to enjoy under the stars. It’s also a great picture opportunity with some rusty old vehicles on the property. Even though it’s a private place, it’s only 5 minutes away from the town!

Dream Catcher Ranch W/Pool /jacuzzi
Yucca Valley, California, United States
151 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning worked great so did the wifi
the views are stunning and the pool is wonderful
amazing pools and hot tub surrounded by joshua trees and joshua gigantic rocks
all is as advertised with many thoughtful amenities throughout the cabin including quality beds and linens
the area where kiyomi’s home is was great the views and pool beautiful
everything was very clean and pleasant
the jacuzzis were clean and the pool very quirky and fresh water
super friendly helpful hosts
exceptionally attentive onsite hosts that respect your privacy
amazing setting with great hosts
the host were very response and considerate to every request and detail
also the hosts are the friendliest couple you can meet
great location close to everything yet secluded
the location is absolutely stunning
hidden gem perfectly tucked away in the most serene location of the desert
their place is in an amazing location nestled in the rocks
the best pool we’ve seen on airbnb for this location
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9. The Airstream (from 189 USD)

Here, the Desert Yacht Club comes again with their iconic Spartan Airstream Trailer from the 50s, but this time, in comparison to the other two trailers on the list, you can enjoy it with your friends or with children! The trailer features one big bed and two sofas (one of them transforming into a two person bed) and it also has a private bathroom!

The Airstream

Price: from 189 USD

Number of Guests: 4

10. Rock Reach House (from USD 551)

The last and the fanciest on our list is Rock Reach House. It’s one of the best Yucca Valley homes for rent. This pretty, modern, steel cabin was published in the April 2010 issue of Dwell Magazine. Surrounded by great boulders and ancient junipers the house makes a desert experience something a little bit different. It also has a lot to offer within it, like a jacuzzi, an indoor and outdoor shower, a fire pit, grill, washer, dryer and much more.

Rock Reach House - as profiled in dwell
Yucca Valley, California, United States
450 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the property is secluded quiet stylish cozy and features some amazing views and amenities
the views are amazing the house and accommodations are very cozy and comfortable
the house is very organized and had everything we needed making it a super comfortable experience
everything in the house is high quality (ie bedding kitchen supplies etc) which was unexpected but super appreciated
it’s a beautiful unique place open clean and spacious
not only is this space spotless and clean everything in this home has a specific purpose
hot tub was clean and in a private location
the interior is beautifully decorated well organized and very clean
when we did message the owner the response was very quick and friendly
dave thank you for being the perfect host
good host very amazing experience
oh the host dave could not have been any nicer
very responsive on all fronts
stunning house in a spectacularly stunning location
great location in very quiet / rural spot
this is a beautiful house in a stunning location
it was a short drive in to the national park which we really enjoyed
the location of the home is perfect
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Experience desert life

Joshua Tree desert is the perfect place to go and be with nature and to try out some primitive desert life. However, it also offers more luxury houses, and those places that are between. Here, there are many vacation rentals you can choose from. There is something for everyone in this desert!

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Yucca Valley, California

1. Which are the best Airbnbs in Yucca Valley that are Hi-Desert Nature Museum?

You don’t have to venture too far from any of these Airbnb rentals to get to Hi-Desert Nature Museum. Most of them are just 10 to 15 minutes away via car! Two of the best places you can stay at are Thunderbird Lodge Retreat and The Nomad.

2. Which Airbnbs in Yucca Valley are the closest to Palm Springs Municipal Airport?

Most of the listings in this article are located around 40 to 45 minutes away from Palm Springs Municipal Airport via car. Two of the closest ones are Rock Reach House and Thunderbird Lodge Retreat.

3. Which Airbnbs in Yucca Valley are good for families?

Accommodations for large groups of people are also available in Yucca Valley. If you need a large, spacious place to stay, try booking Dream Catcher Ranch or Rock Reach House.

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