You have just spent hours driving in the desert heat, heading either west towards Los Angeles or east towards Phoenix, and you need a place to rest, relax and recharge before continuing your long trip. Look no further than Blythe, a great stopover option located almost at the midpoint between the two big American cities. Situated just beside the Colorado River, this small city offers great accommodation and dining choices for the weary road traveler, and here are 10 of the best Airbnb vacation rentals for you to check out and reserve.
If you are not in a rush to reach LA or Phoenix, why not experience the rural joys of a farmstay at this neat farmhouse situated near the Colorado River? With three bedrooms (two king-size and two twin beds), the house is spacious enough to accommodate up to six guests. As this is an actual, operational farm, there are adorable animals on the premises for kids to interact with. For adults who simply wish to relax, the farmhouse has all the urban necessities like WiFi, cable TV and a laundry dryer. There is even an outdoor hot tub, so you can soak in, chill out and watch the night stars in bliss.
Farmstay near the Colorado RiverBlythe, California, United States
Top guest reviewsEverything looked like in the pictures3 bedrooms living room and a huge kitchenThe children can feed the animalsIt has air conditioner in the houseThe beds are comfortable and the closets are spaciousThe house was neat and cleanNicely renovated place Very cleanvery clean and very comfortableNice large place Clean with full kitchenThe place was super clean
Host:Love love love the farm houseGreat caretakers Very friendly and helpfulExpect comfort views animalsBut most of all I love the animalshe took the kids around to feed the animals and gave us recommendations for good swimming holesRead more reviewsThe location was very quiet at night but within 5 minutes of the main street in BlytheWe enjoyed that it was away from the main area of Blythebut we still enjoyed itA Cozy home within minutes of the Colorado River Peaceful and SereneRobert's place is really far out in farmland: not a long drive but certainly quiet and isolated
Those seeking some outdoor fun can find great camping accommodations at Arizona Oasis RV Resort, located across the Colorado River in the small town of Ehrenburg. The resort offers several superb vacation rental options such as this rustic cabin for six guests, just about (90 m)100 yards from the river. It comes with a front-porch swing and a small BBQ grill, although you will have to head to the nearby clubhouse for bathing and kitchen amenities. The riverfront beach even has bonfire areas, but you will have to bring your own firewood, booze and guitar.
002 Colorado River Rustic Cabin Rental Sleeps 6Ehrenberg, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewsThe description says outdoor kitchenThe air conditioner took forever to cool the roomAlthough it doesn't have bathroom/shower in the cabinIt looks from the photo like the cabin is somewhat in it's own areaIt was difficult to find but after that everything went smoothly Small and cozyCabin was clean and so were the facilitiesThe cabin had ac and the bathrooms were very cleannice bathrooms and clean showerswere clean and very close to facilities including showerswas very clean easy boat ramp
Host:so we did not hear them and everyone was considerate outsideStaff was very nice and made us feel very welcomeBeing so close to the riverthey left the key where they said they would drew me a map to the cabinTiny tiny lil cabin is what you get Good quick over night camp style even park with teeny tiny cabinsRead more reviewsIt's a beautiful locationNice cabin located in a camping besides Colorado river-there are grills out everywhereThe cabins are by the club house which has regular activities in caseIt is perfect for a quiet beautiful get away or a fun time of engaging activities
The Arizona Oasis RV Resort also offers a smaller cabin for four guests, similar to the six-guest cabin listed above. And the resort does provide some great options for outdoor activities. Firstly the clubhouse has a heated spa and swimming pool to enjoy. Next, the front office rents out boats, kayaks and paddleboards for you to explore the Colorado River. Finally, there are licenses available nearby for fishing along the river. So there is no shortage of outdoor fun to make your stay in Blythe a memorable one.
005 Colorado River Camping Cabin Sleeps 4Ehrenberg, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewsThe sky in the night looks amazingWe stayed in the largest one which was a two room cabin which sleeps 6 consisting of two bun beds in one room and one double in the otherIt was 100 degrees at night but the AC in the cabin kept the small area very coldIt was really dusty in the cabin especially on the floor and the bedsThe AC and ceiling fan made our stay comfortableThe showers and restrooms were clean and enclosedThe showers and bathrooms were close and pretty cleanNice campground clean and hot showersIt is clean and reasonably comfortableEverything including the bathrooms were clean as well
Host:was good and the people are genuine and friendly that work there :)helpful and friendly Price seems reasonable but keep in mind you pay more for beddingGreat value close to the river and right off the highwaylate check in was availableCutest little cabin that would happily host a family of four with kids on bunks Small in size-Read more reviewsA great place to stop off if you want no fussPlease note this cabin is just 3 bedsBed mattresses were firm and not thick but reasonably comfortable (better end of camp ground bunk mattresses)Great location for Quartzsite Easy access and great amenitieszelf mee zal moeten brengen Voor roadtrippers misschien niet ideaal Persoonlijk ging ik voor het huisje verry basic Leuk om in de trip
A 20-minute drive east from Blythe, the town of Quartzsite, Arizona is a popular tourist destination known for its gem shows and swap meets. As such, the self-dubbed “Rock Capital of the World” has plenty of accommodation options available. This two-bedroom desert cabin can host up to four guests, and has a warm and cozy feel with old-school furniture and kitchen stove. It has a large deck to enjoy the sunset over the picturesque town, and also a fire pit for your BBQ needs.
Desert Cabin. A Quartzsite Gem.Quartzsite, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewsThe basics are provided in the kitchen and bathroomThe location was easy to find using our GPSGreat beds and everything you need is thereHad a tiny bit of trouble finding the locationThe photos online do not do this place justiceThe cabin and the property are neat and well cared forSuper neat little cabin for a very reasonable price Everything was sparkling cleanThe house was very clean and was warm when we arrived
Host:He quickly responded and was able to move the cleaning lady for usHe also gave me some info about QuartzsiteHost had miscommunication with airbnb about arrival time; was handled and resolution offered by host fairly quickly(check out the handles)Furthermore despite the winter weathershould the wind blow us to QuartsiteRead more reviewsCute cabin located in the middle of Quartzsite Quiet neighborhood and great ammenitiesCharming rustic cabin in a lovely settingadorable perfect location and an incredibly great vibe to the propertyWe look forward to returning and booking another night in a few monthsThe place is very cute with a western theme surrounding it
Rural cabins too spartan for you? Why not rent a RV trailer instead? The Arizona Oasis RV Resort offers such an option on its premises. Unlike its wooden cabins, the trailers come with kitchen and showers, as well as the amenities that go with them (e.g. towels and utensils). Spacious and cozy enough to host up to four guests, some units offer a pull-out couch or a dinette that makes into a bed. Guests can enjoy the resort’s clubhouse facilities, as well as rent its outdoor equipment to explore the river and its surroundings.
137 RV Rental At River Resort Premium SectionEhrenberg, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewsbut it was pretty nice and comfortableWe had a riverfront trailer and the view was beautifulI would suggest going there during the cooler months since the RVs do heat up in the summer quite a bitNot very happy with the Park model that we upgraded to from RV rental Very smelly area of the RV park Poor amenities and awful wifi; it worked about 10% of the timeThe RV itself was clean and met our needs
Host:Very family friendly and quiet at nightour favorite All of the staff are very friendly and helpfulWe were given a free upgrade closer to the water which was awesomeThe staff responded very quickly and check in was easyThe area along the Colorado river is quite niceRead more reviewsWe have stayed at many places along the Colorado River and this is by farWe found this spot and it ended up working out perfectly
By the time the 1,450-mile (2,334 kilometers) Colorado River passes by Blythe on its way to the Gulf of California, it had already visited five US states and carved out the mighty Grand Canyon. The flow is calm and the scenery is idyllic, and many build their homes by the riverside to enjoy such rural pleasures. This quaint little house is a great example, located just steps away from the river bank. While the house is small, it is a double loft with three bedrooms upstairs, good for up to five guests on the premises. As it is well away from the city center, it is a great choice for a quiet stay and quality time with your family.
Tiny House on Colorado RiverBlythe, California, United States
Top guest reviewsIt's right by the launch ramp and the parking let me put the truck & boat right outside the front windowsso I could keep an eye on everything after pulling off the waterBring your own linens and pillows
Host:Patty & her husband were very pleasant and accommodatingPatty was very responsive to any needgreat location and big enough for 4 adults patty was very quick to respond to any questions we hadRead more reviewsQuaint little place perfect for a little get awaySome linens were not there partly because we booked same day After calling her she got right on it
Who needs comfort when you want to experience the rough and tumble of the American outdoor life? This one-room cabin is not for those who want coziness: It has a reclining massage chair (that doubles up as your bed), a refrigerator and a TV set, and that’s about it. Amid such basic amenities, you can still enjoy outdoor activities nearby, such as fishing, swimming, hiking and even some duck or deer hunting. At a dirt-cheap rental price, this is as authentically rural as it gets.
Rustic Cabin/Dry Camp near Colorado River, Desert.Blythe, California, United States
Top guest reviewsWe brought our own bottled water for drinking and our own coffee maker for our morning cup of joeAlso included is a tv which only plays DVD's hot plate and a full size refrigerator bonusThe property however is in need of serious repair and cleaningHad a good stay and would do it againbut what it lacks in amenities Kevin more than makes up for in his genuine desire to ensure that his guests are comfortable There is plenty of water but no running water; toilet but no flush toi...
Host:I dare you to find a more genuinely thoughtful and caring host or a more memorable Airbnb experienceKevin was very responsive and communicative so finding his place was easyKevin is very kind and generous with his offering of valuable information and insight about the surrounding landsKevin is a kind host and wants to make his guests feel at homeRead more reviewsKevin's place is out in the foothills of the beautiful Mojave Desert and Colorado River surrounded in the distances by natural preservesIt's located in an area where the night sky is beautiful and there are nice natural amenities nearbyThe little cabin has electricity hot plate refrigerator DVD player and vibrating recliner which is also the bed The yard is protected by a large tree branching out withSoak up the stars in this quiet rural hideaway
Not only does the Arizona Oasis RV Resort offer spartan wood cabins and cozy trailer homes, but it also has more upscale options such as this beautiful cottage with loft that can host up to six guests. Decorated in warm-colored, rustic furniture, the cottage is equipped with a coffee pot, a toaster and kitchen utensils for you to prepare a good meal after a day of outdoor fun along the Colorado River.
062 Cottage With Loft At River Resort Sleeps 6Ehrenberg, Arizona, United States
Top guest reviewsPlenty of room for usGreat stay in the tiny homeWe have 3 kids and they sleep in the loft while we enjoy the bedroomBed was uncomfortable Its all dirt outsideThe grounds were nice and cleanUnit was clean and ready for our visit
Host:They also have showers and laundry areagreat people and great communityThe launch ramp was nice and clean the beach area was fun for my kidsGreat spot close to the riverArizona Oasis is a nice facility on the river with a great sandbar just outside of the launch ramp to hang out at BeachRead more reviewsIt was our first of many times to stay at these groundsVery quiet and peaceful easy walk right to the riverThese little houses are great for a small family
Back on the Blythe side of the Colorado River, this huge holiday house is ideal if you want plenty of home comforts during your stay. Just check out what it has: Enough beds for seven guests, leather sofas, a flat-screen TV with DVD player and a Nintendo Wii game console, toys for kids and an outdoor BBQ grill. Want more? Since it is located in a marina estate, you have access to clubhouse facilities like gym, pool/spa and even a ballroom for private parties. And we haven’t even mentioned the nearby river trails and boating options along the river. There is only one small drawback amid all these recreational fun: No WiFi on the premises, yet.
Big clean river houseBlythe, California, United States
Back to the nearby town of Quartzsite, and this snug cabin guesthouse is a no-frills yet comfortable option for couples, solo adventurers and business travelers. It may look small and nondescript from the outside, but there is WiFi, air-conditioning and a microwave oven for cooking a simple meal. If all these still seem too bare-bones for you, there are eateries and supermarkets within walking distance of the guesthouse to cater to your dining needs.
Cozy Cabin in rv groundQuartzsite, Arizona, United States
A serene getaway from the urban bustle of big cities
Whether you are just looking for an overnight accommodation, or a few days of outdoor fun with friends or family, Blythe is a serene and scenic location to kick back and relax. It is an ideal getaway from the urban bustle of the major US city down each direction of the highway (LA to the west, Phoenix to the east), and the Airbnb rental options run the gamut from no-frills cabins to posh cottages. So book now and enjoy the rural charms of this quaint city.
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