10 Vacation Rentals Near Joshua Tree National Park, California - Updated 2023


Joshua Tree National Park is located in the southernmost region of California. This park is home to two distinct desert ecosystems named the Mojave and Colorado. Joshua Tree lies at an ecological crossroads where the high Mojave Desert meets the low Colorado Desert. The park is named after these Joshua trees as they are the largest of the yuccas tree species ever found and can grow up to 12 meters (39 feet) tall over 150 years. Joshua trees are majorly found in the Mojave desert region of Joshua Tree National Park, California. Staying at Joshua Tree Village is a must as this huge park cannot be explored fully in a day. So, please read further to find the list of top 10 vacation rentals near Joshua Tree National Park.

1. Luxurious home with private pool (from USD 134)

Located in Terra Lago, this rental is one of the most affordable and safest family vacation rentals in Joshua Tree. The house has three bedrooms and two baths along with an outdoor oasis in the landscaped backyard. You can spend your time walking around on beautiful landscapes, lounging in the private pool, go on a short cruise across a 20-acre lake in a pint-sized boat or grill your favorite food on the outside grilling section. You can also take pleasure at the famous Terra Lago Golf Club. Even though you are away from your home, you won’t miss your home when staying here.

Evolve | Indio Home - Private Pool & Putting Green
19 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Amenities were plenty Enough dishes for everyone Very spacious house
or so The kitchen is very nice with a good supply of all the necessities
Enough bedrooms to comfortably fit 5 adults
Pros: Spacious common areas; very well equipped kitchen; garage large enough for 2 vehicles; lovely pool and jacuzzi Very safe as the gate guards will not admit anyone who is not on the list
We hope to return next year
Management company sympathetic and responsive Cons: Owner slow to respond to questions and phone calls Lots of issues with check in because of this
We enjoyed the spa after golfing each day which helped with sore muscles
Very clean Owner responded promptly and made sure we had everything we needed
Great place Well equipped with household supplies and loved the pool Security and was a bit strict but once figured out no problem Would definitely recommend
The neighborhood is very quiet and the location is great for getting to and from the many golf courses in the area
The house was beautiful very spacious in a quiet secluded area
Enjoyed by everyone Close to the Indian Wells tennis center
However once we were in the house and found an issue with the AC owner had someone out very quickly and issue was resolved
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2. Desert cottage (from USD 161)

If you are looking for a small family home or a perfect stay for a small group of friends then, this desert cottage is an ideal vacation rental in Joshua tree for you. Located just 3 miles (4.8km) from the North entrance of Joshua Tree National Park in a quaint and quiet neighborhood, this cottage is super comfy and a terrific place offering great facilities. You can avail a well- equipped kitchen and cook yourself your favorite meal in a hassle-free manner.

M&L Desert Cottage - 3 miles from the North entrance of Joshua Tree!
24 reviews
House 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well equipped and the bed and living room very comfortable
The kitchen was fully loaded with everything needed
It was so warm cozy and comfortable
We enjoyed the kitchen so much we decided to make dinner every night instead of eating out
The kitchen was perfectly stocked which made it so easy to prepare meals
Clean and well-kept
Modern clean home with great instructions and books to help guide exploring Joshua Tree
We absolutely loved the desert cottage
We encountered one unexpected issue and the owner was very responsive dealing with it quickly and appropriately
my only suggestion is some facecloths and dishcloths
helpful informative and quick to reply to all my queries
The location was so convenient to the north entrance of park which we explored every day of our 5 day
the magnificent Joshua Tree National Park Mark and Lyanne go out of their way to make sure everything is set before you get there and their customer service is perfect Looking forward to returnin...
Location was ideal easy entrance into Joshua Tree
and we loved watching movies on Netflix
This rental is minutes from the Visitors Center and the eastside park entrance
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3. Cactus Adobe (from USD 147)

Located in the City of 29 Palms, Cactus Adobe is a unique historic homestead featuring a cactus garden. The house is surrounded by private outdoor patios, a number of local desert plants, metal art, and artifacts. The house is super comfortable and has all the modern facilities along with a barbeque (BBQ), lounge furniture and a fireplace. Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, and Palm Springs are located nearby. You can take a quick look at the Cleghorn and Mojave wilderness areas as well.

Cactus Adobe - Joshua tree Nat''l Park
37 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The heater and air conditioner is just one unit in the living room
The spacious outside shower was a bonus
the shower might not be okay for you
It was just the right size for the three of us
Plenty of space in bedrooms and living room Great outdoor area
The pillows were good and there were extras offered
The house was so unique and charming and had everything we needed and more
The house is in good condition and is maintained nicely
The house itself was very clean and well kept Owner friendly and helpful
All very well kept with love
flexible responsive and accommodating
the host could not be more responsive
The garden is spacious and nicely designed with eclectic pieces of art Patricia was extremely responsive and even gave us an early check-in Location
The owners checked on us too and made us feel right at home Perfect location as well We would definitely stay again
That makes star gazing better
Twentynine Palms is a small city so really anywhere in the city is going to be close to Joshua Tree National Park
Cozy little house with lots of personality
The photos seemed like a cute house but thankfully it was even better in person
A bit like going back in time (in a good way)
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4. The Ridge at Joshua Tree (from USD 204)

Located between the exactly in the middle between the two parks (Park Boulevard in Joshua tree village and Utah trail and it’s park entrance in Twentynine Palms), The Ridge is a super friendly vacation rental in Joshua Tree. Owned by Jeff and Brittny, the place has an astonishing decor with personal familial touches. It is a quiet and peaceful place surrounded by a beautiful hillside view of the valley and mountains, hiking trails, etc.

Home in Joshua Tree · ★4.96 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath
Joshua Tree, California, United States
848 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious strong a/c comfortable beds
very comfortable cozy with incredible views during the day and a sky full of stars at night
fantastic space with lots of room and a great living area
the space was cozy cute and had everything we needed for a relaxing getaway from the city
very comfortable - lots of room to stretch out and scenic spot on top of the ridge
everything is very clean and the whole apartment is stylish with a bit vintage touch
super clean and very easy check in check out
the place was clean and the home decor was modern and chic
it was beautiful clean really well stocked and super comfortable for 3 of us
everything was squeaky clean and comfortable and easy to get to
the hosts were very responsive
wonderful home and lovely hosts
so lovely in every way and the homeowners were beyond accommodating and communicative
they were also very helpful and quick to respond
jeff and brittny were the perfect hosts quick responses with very helpful information
great location very close to joshua tree‘s national park
location location the location was amazing for a perfect getaway
near lots of cute restaurants and shops
great spot close to town and to the park
this location is in close proximity to any local restaurant shopping venues or touristy attractions
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5. Park Boulevard House in the Joshua Tree Village

Built in the 1940s, Park Boulevard House in the Joshua Tree Village is one of the original structures in Joshua Tree. Located at a very convenient place, this house is one of the best vacation rentals in Joshua Tree. The house has a fully functioning kitchen with lots of space, a table for four, concrete countertops, a dishwasher and fridge, a gas range and an oven. You can find a number of places within walking distance, such as the saloon, the National Park Visitor’s Center, Coyote Corner Gift Shop, Crossroads Cafe, Park Rock Cafe, the Farmer’s market, the Thai restaurant and Antique stores.

Home in Joshua Tree · ★4.96 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath
Joshua Tree, California, United States
726 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house has so many cool features like the backyard space and the beautiful open kitchen
the place was absolutely beautiful amazing furnishings and incredible kitchen can’t wait to stay again
the interior of the house was calming and comfortable
we had a great mellow stay here just hanging out and taking a dip in the little wading pool
i especially appreciate the bed in the back yard for star gazing
it was very clean and communication was great
this place is dripping in charm it's clean modern and still feels vintage/throwback
the house itself is fabulous stylish and clean
ryan’s place is a very cool space super spacious relaxing and clean
space is very charming thoughtfully designed and clean
ryan is a superb host
ryan was a great host with very helpful advice and quick communication
ryan is an excellent host & we had a wonderful time
ryan is a delightful host
ryan is a great and conscientious host
outstanding location within walking distance to town and a short drive to the park
great location to go downtown or to the park
perfect location and amazing house
amazing place wonderful location near joshua park
this house is so close to jt
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6. Rental in Joshua Tree Village (from USD 458)

A neat and clean two-bedroom two bathroom house, this rental is a perfect place for people seeking to enjoy every aspect of their stay. The house decor is extremely beautiful and intricately designed, keeping every requirement for guests in mind. The house is located just 10 minutes from the west entrance of Joshua Tree National Park. The beauty and comfort offered by the host make this one of the best vacation rentals in Joshua Tree.

Home in Joshua Tree · ★4.87 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths
Joshua Tree, California, United States
797 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house has reliable wifi and ac which allowed us to be very comfortable in the heat
- no fan heaters or other help for when the temperature dips
way exceeded our expectations very comfortable and the aesthetics was in point
the bed and sheets were incredibly comfortable we both slept very well
what a beautiful home the beds were insanely comfy and the house inviting
beautiful clean and spacious
it is so clean so gorgeous such a nice place to stay in the desert
an absolutely gorgeous place perfectly clean amazing amenities
great place for 4 people very unique decor and super cute and clean
geneva was very responsive and helpful
geneva was super responsive and helpful
absolutely rad spot and genuinely amazing hosts
sara and rich were super accommodating and kind hosts and we had everything we could’ve possibly needed
every communication from the host was friendly and prompt
great close access to the park
the location is perfect for the park
a really peaceful spot close to the park
amazing the location was perfect
loved the proximity to the park as well
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Visit the Joshua Tree National Park

When visiting California, Joshua Tree National Park should be at the top of your list as here, you can witness the weird aspects of natural beauty in the form of boulders, buttresses, rugged mountains, gold mining ruins, desert plains and many more. Book a vacation rental in Joshua Tree for your near and dear ones and spend some quality time exploring the wealth of nature in this part of California.

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