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Best Airbnbs in Joshua Tree

Embarking on a sun-soaked desert getaway to the renowned Joshua Tree in California? Look no further! We've curated a selection of five exquisite Airbnbs, surprisingly affordably priced when split with friends or family, ensuring your journey becomes an unforgettable experience!

1. The Lele House

Nestled on the mountainside, The Lele House in Joshua Tree is the epitome of a desert paradise, and it's waiting to welcome you in style. This recently constructed retreat, unveiled in February 2023, boasts breathtaking mountain vistas, a private pool, and a rejuvenating Jacuzzi, making every season an ideal time to visit. Whether you're planning a family reunion or a friends' getaway, this modern oasis guarantees privacy and comfort.

The Lele House stands as a contemporary desert haven in a tranquil neighborhood, offering a perfect blend of seclusion and accessibility. Inside, modern decor seamlessly combines with comfort, creating a welcoming atmosphere. A gourmet kitchen invites you to whip up culinary delights, while the open-layout living and dining area provides ample space for relaxation. With two master bedrooms and two full bathrooms, you'll find luxury and convenience at every turn. The Nest cooling system ensures year-round comfort, making it a delightful escape no matter the weather.

Step outside, and you'll discover a sun-soaked haven. The private pool and Jacuzzi beckon, promising hours of relaxation amidst the desert's natural beauty. To keep your vehicle cool, a two-car garage is at your disposal. Plus, with the modern Nest cooling system, the indoors stay comfortable year-round. Your group of up to four guests can savor the tranquility and soak in the desert's charm. The Lele House provides the perfect backdrop for making memories, and with pool service available on select days, your relaxation is ensured.

~$433 a night for 4 guests ($109 per person)


2. The Midnight Sun House

Situated amidst the enchanting landscapes of Joshua Tree, California, awaits The Midnight Sun House, a Midcentury Modern pool residence that seamlessly blends modern luxury with the timeless allure of the desert. This unique vacation rental promises an unforgettable escape, celebrating the mystique of the desert with its synthesis of light and darkness, and an ambiance that invites guests to embrace the present moment and the healing energy of this ancient sacred land.

The Midnight Sun House boasts two cozy bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and a spacious living room with sliding doors that beckon you to embrace indoor-outdoor living. The pièce de résistance is the in-ground pool, available for an optional heating upgrade, accompanied by a Cal Spa Hot tub and a pool house that offers breathtaking views of Joshua Tree's iconic boulders. Guests can unwind in a hammock oasis or enjoy a desert picnic on the property. Every corner of the house offers magical views, and a hiking path right off the property invites exploration.

This remarkable desert retreat spares no luxury, with organic cotton bedding and towels, a Charge Point Electric charger for EVs (including a Tesla adapter), high-end furnishings, custom art, and entertainment systems that include a Bose Bluetooth speaker, a 55” The Frame TV in the living room, and a 65” TV in the pool house. Ideal for four guests, with the option to accommodate more, The Midnight Sun House has even been featured in Condé Nast Traveler and Architectural Digest, garnering acclaim as one of the area's best vacation rentals. For those traveling with well-trained pets, a pet-friendly policy is in place, adding to the allure of this remarkable desert haven. Don't miss the chance to experience the magic of Joshua Tree at The Midnight Sun House.

~$546 a night for 4 guests ($137 per person)


3. Sunset & Sunburst

Sunset & Sunburst offers a myriad of amenities that elevate it to a league of its own. Situated just half a mile from The Village, this oasis provides unparalleled access to all that the Joshua Tree Basin has to offer. Whether you seek relaxation or adventure, you'll find it right here: The year-round Super-Jacuzzi invites you to unwind at a soothing 101°, while the Cowboy Pool offers a refreshing dip from May to October. The chef's kitchen is a culinary haven, and electric vehicle owners will appreciate the Level-2 40A J1772 Vehicle Charger. The ⅛-acre fully fenced backyard provides a safe space to soak in the desert ambiance.

Indoors, the fun continues with a private in-house Game Room/Arcade and a karaoke machine with wireless mics for your inner rock star. Explore the area with the provided road bikes, and stay connected with fast Wi-Fi at 83 Mbps. Vaulted ceilings, two private bedrooms with King beds, and a dining table for six create an atmosphere of luxury and comfort.

For those seeking friendly competition, the Bar Room Billiard Table, Shuffleboard Table, stand-up Arcade with 1,000 games, electronic Dart Board, Cornhole, and Horseshoes await. When it's time to relax, the 3-person pyramid outdoor nap-fort and stargazing hammock triangle provide perfect retreats. An outdoor gas fire-pit, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate complete the experience.

~$313 a night for 6 guests ($53 per person)


4. M-House

Introducing M-House, a contemporary desert retreat that beckons travelers to experience the perfect blend of modern living and serene isolation. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, this remarkable vacation rental offers an oasis of tranquility while keeping you just an 8-minute drive away from the vibrant local scene, including restaurants, shops, and the breathtaking Joshua Tree National Park.

M-House is a masterpiece of modern design and comfort, a brand new construction created with love by its owners. The interior boasts minimalist yet inviting decor, featuring a spacious kitchen ideal for gourmet cooking, an open-layout living and dining area, and two bedrooms with two full baths. Outdoors, you'll find a refreshing pool for invigorating laps and an in-ground hot tub for relaxation, available year-round. Your vehicle will stay cool in the 2-car garage, while you can unwind in the shaded backyard or enjoy the modern Nest cooling system indoors.

M-House leaves no stone unturned when it comes to amenities and convenience. Whether you're gazing at scenic desert views, dining al fresco on your private patio, or toasting marshmallows by the fire pit, this retreat has it all. It's a pet-friendly haven where you and your furry friends can relax, and it welcomes extended stays of 28 days or more, making it an ideal home away from home in Joshua Tree. Don't miss the chance to experience the contemporary allure of M-House, where modern luxury meets the timeless beauty of the desert.

~$413 a night for 4 guests ($104 per person)


5. Sunset Springs 12 Guest Home

Escape to Sunset Springs, a haven of tranquility nestled on a sprawling 2.5-acre property that embodies the essence of Joshua Tree's serene beauty. Whether you're traveling with family or friends, this idyllic retreat promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of the desert. Located just over a mile from the town center and a short drive to the park entrance, Sunset Springs offers the perfect blend of convenience and seclusion.

The main unit of this charming desert abode features a master bedroom with an attached bathroom, alongside three additional guest bedrooms and a well-appointed kitchen, fully stocked for culinary adventures. Cozy up in the living room by the fireplace for movie nights or quality time with loved ones. For extra space and entertainment, a detached ADU awaits, complete with a Murphy bed, a full bathroom, a shuffleboard, and foosball table—a versatile retreat for relaxation or yoga.

Sunset Springs truly shines outdoors, with a brand new inground pool and spa that beckon you to soak up the desert sun. Challenge your friends to a game of pickleball on the private court, or unwind in hammocks under the starry night sky. The backyard is a haven for relaxation, equipped with a fire pit, cornhole, BBQ grill, and comfortable lounging areas. As a guest at Sunset Springs, you'll find everything you need to create lasting memories and embrace the magic of Joshua Tree. While you enjoy the property, please keep in mind the serene surroundings and the desire for peace. Respectful quietude is encouraged, as sound can carry through the desert landscape. Come and experience the serenity of Sunset Springs, where the spirit of Joshua Tree comes alive in every hammock swing and starlit night.

~$528 a night for 12 guests ($44 per person)


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