Desert cabins near Indian Wells

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The Castle House: Estate

12 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Joshua Tree, CA
Units designed to make the everyday extraordinary. Step into a realm where luxury meets rugged beauty at The Castle House: Estate, your gateway to the ULTIMATE "GLAMPING" experience! As seen on HGTV, our tiny home oasis in Joshua Tree redefines accommodation with a unique medieval twist, seamlessly blending indoor-outdoor living and exceptional entertainment. Nestled in the heart of Joshua Tree and just minutes away from the awe-inspiring Joshua Tree National Park, The Castle House: Estate stands as a testament to opulence in the desert. Set on 12 picturesque acres, surrounded by vast private undeveloped land, our estate offers an unparalleled sense of tranquility and exclusivity. Experience a stay like no other in our award-winning haven, recognized with The BNB's prestigious Traveler Best Reviewed Property. But the enchantment doesn't end there—immerse yourself in the rejuvenating embrace of our tiered hexagonal aqua blue cowboy pool, strategically placed on a stunning IPE wood deck. This artistic oasis is a visual masterpiece, inviting you to bask in the sun or stargaze by night. Indulge in the luxury of our room service, available until midnight, offering a curated selection of local fare to tantalize your taste buds. At The Castle House: Estate, we redefine glamping by marrying comfort and adventure, creating an unforgettable escape that transcends the ordinary. Elevate your stay, reinvent yourself, and make memories that last a lifetime at The Castle House: Estate—where every moment is a masterpiece waiting to unfold. Book your extraordinary desert retreat now and be a part of an experience that's truly fit for royalty!
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The Lovelight Ranch

19 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Desert Hot Springs, CA
The Lovelight Ranch is our 5-acre hippie paradise, centrally located in the Coachella Valley. We are near the amazing 1000 Palms Oasis and Coachella Valley Preserve for great day hikes and wildlife viewing, and also near the splendors of Joshua Tree and the high desert. We are happy to offer fun & relaxing activity Experiences such as the Tepee Sound Bath experience, DrumCircle and Didgeridoo experiences, Artistic Endeavor experiences. Sharing makes us Happy and we hope you will choose an Experience or two to enhance your visit and interests. We are within a half hours drive of Palm Springs, recently voted the hippest mid-sized city in the country and Coachella, home of the Coachella and StageCoach Festivals and not so far from the ever amazing Joshua Tree Festival . We are also very near Sam's Hot Water Spa, a chemical free hot springs soaking experience which is the perfect ending to a day of hiking, climbing or just sight-seeing. We have a Pool & Deck , A Horseshoe Pit, Nice Shady Hangouts and plenty to look at in every direction. We offer accommodations ranging from Elevated SkyDecks to SubTerrainian Glamping spots RV spaces as well as Basic Tensite camping . - Please check out our offerings for your Desert camping visits. Guests love staying here: "We had the most amazing time at Mikey’s place. Spiritual, reflective, and beautiful. The dogs and Rocky were the best! Mountain Views didn’t hurt (; we will definitely be back; Mikey was a welcoming and generous host. We stayed in Desert Isle and had a mystical time. You won’t regret staying here!"
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Birdsong Backcountry Retreat

8 sites · Lodging85 acres · Warner Springs, CA
Come experience the best that the San Diego backcountry has to offer on our 85 acre private nature retreat with it's miles of trails which take you thru groves of ancient Oaks, a monumental boulders maze, intoxicating sage, the most incredible sunset vistas and located just a couple miles from the North Mountain Wine Trail. the Pacific Crest Trail and the California Hiking and Riding Trail. The BLUEBIRD TINY HOUSE is one of 4 very private unique artisanal accommodations on the property. This vintage horse trailer was reimagined into a Tiny house by Lane and Laurie as a couples project in 2018 which they completely gutted and remodeled using beautiful natural materials , old fashioned wood cabinetry, handmade ceramic tiles and woven bamboo with fully equipped kitchen, quality linens, fireplace, AC, WIFI, smart TV. Bluebird Tiny House is tucked into a secluded forest meadow, named for the bluebirds that spend part of the year there and is a spacious feeling 320 sq ft. The spa-inspired bathroom features a hand-carved, wood vessel sink, eco-dual flush toilet,rain shower, and free-standing soaking tub with oak canopy view. The 40’ long deck spans the length of the secluded tiny house overlooking the forest to distant mountains and has alfresco dining area and plenty of furniture for cozying as well as hot tub sited for star gazing and firepit seating all within a large fenced yard to keep your fur babies close by. In addition, we have developed 2 forest therapy trails that will bring your ability to slow down and connect to nature to a whole new level and encourage you to try it using our MP3 forest therapy audio guide.. If you need to accommodate a larger group, check out Pinky's Nature Hideout which has a full kitchen, spacious living room, fenced yard for pets, corn hole, large deck and hot tub sited for star gazing, and firepit seating which overlooks the forest to distant mountains. It sleeps 4 people but the "Lounge" vintage Spartan trailer which is located behind the bunkhouse can be rented to sleep an additional 2 people and is only available to Pinky's guests. We provide guests the opportunity to really get away from it all in a untouched forest and chaparral setting with all the amenities one needs for a comfortable stay. In addition, we have developed 2 forest therapy trails that will bring your ability to slow down and connect to nature to a whole new level and encourage you to try it using our MP3 audio guide. Come getaway alone, with friends or family to our sweet little petfriendly glampsite CAMP CHESTER hidden under the oaks which features a vintage 1949 Canned Ham Tiny Trailer (sleeps 2 in a double and one on couch) , a 10 x 12 safari tent on deck w/queen bed, an outdoor kitchen with dining area and barista bar, bath house with hot water, rain-shower, claw-foot tub , compost toilet looking out to acres of sage and distant mountains and firepit. The owners are artisan builders and seasoned hosts who promise guests privacy and quiet. The camp is totally fenced for the safety of your pets and suitable for up to 6 people but sleeps up to 5 additional person(s) can bring tent. . It offers guests the opportunity to really get away from it all in a untouched forest and chaparral setting but offers all the amenities one needs for a comfortable stay. In addition, we have developed 2 forest therapy trails that will bring your ability to slow down and connect to nature to a whole new level and encourage you to try it using our MP3 audio guide. Camp Chester is a seasonal site and closed January thru March.
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Joshua Tree Container Resort

14 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Twentynine Palms, CA
Custom designed by artist John Henry Jones, the Ranch House is the largest and most private suite at the Joshua Tree Container Resort, and has a large screened in front porch giving our guests a safe way to recreate in the outdoors in Theis desert wilderness area. Two queen beds are available inside the history-laden ranch house (originally homesteaded during the WWI era). It is steps away from the hot tub, pool, gym, hammock palapa and great lounging spots on the ranch.
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Pool Ranch

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents30 acres · Borrego Springs, CA
Pool Ranch is for everyone. It's a place for life. A place where humans and nature are supposed to remember they are interconnected. It's a place for creativity and adventure. Friends, it's also a place to play pool in the desert. Welcome to our 30-acre off-grid homestead, within an international dark sky community and hub for nature-based activities. Step directly from our backyard into Anza Borrego, the largest state park in California. The goal of our ranch is to function as an evolving testing ground for living. Building Pool Ranch prioritizes materials and collaborations that celebrate the abundance of Ranchita, and neighboring rural San Diego communities. We want to actualize the true benefits of community. Our vision is to be an example and invitation for rural communities to create income through environmentally passive, and community centric eco-tourism. Take a peek, and share with us what you discover: https://instagram.com/poolranch
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Desert Escape Horizons

6 sites · Lodging5 acres · Landers, CA
A beautiful afternoon in the Mojave Desert is a scene of stark yet captivating beauty. The sky is a brilliant, unbroken blue, stretching endlessly over the vast, rugged landscape. The sun hangs high, casting a golden hue over the desert floor, where the sandy earth is punctuated by scattered rocks and hardy shrubs like creosote bush and sagebrush. The weather is clear and dry, creating shimmering mirages on the horizon. The air is filled with the subtle, earthy scent of sun-baked soil and desert flora. In the distance, jagged mountains and mesas rise against the sky, their contours softened by the afternoon light. A gentle breeze stirs, bringing a slight but welcome relief from the sun. Occasionally, a desert hare or a roadrunner darts across the scene, moving quickly among the shadows of the sparse Joshua trees and cholla cacti. The quiet is profound, broken only by the rustling of the wind and the faint calls of distant birds. As the afternoon progresses, the shadows lengthen, adding depth and contrast to the landscape. The play of light and shadow reveals the intricate textures of the desert, from the ripples in the sand to the rugged sent of the creosote bush. The overall effect is one of serene, almost surreal beauty, a testament to the unique and enduring allure of the Mojave Desert. A beautiful night unfolds under a vast, star-studded sky. As the sun sets, the sky transitions through a breathtaking palette of colors—deep purples, fiery oranges, and soft pinks—before settling into the rich, velvety darkness of night. The air cools significantly, bringing a refreshing chill that contrasts sharply with the day’s warmth. The stillness of the desert night is profound, broken only by the occasional whisper of a breeze rustling through the creosote bushes and Joshua trees. The scent of sagebrush becomes more pronounced, mingling with the crisp, clean air. The stars shine with remarkable clarity and brightness, un-obscured by city lights. Constellations are easily visible, and the Milky Way stretches across the sky like a luminous river. The desert’s elevated vantage point offers an unparalleled view of the cosmos, making stargazing a mesmerizing experience. The moon, if present, casts a soft, silvery glow over the landscape, illuminating the rugged terrain and casting long, ethereal shadows. The light plays off the rocky outcrops and sand, creating a serene, almost otherworldly atmosphere. Coyotes might be heard in the distance, their calls echoing across the open expanse. Occasionally, the silhouette of a nocturnal creature—such as a jackrabbit or a desert fox—can be seen moving quietly through the underbrush. This tranquil and awe-inspiring setting invites quiet contemplation and a deep connection with nature, showcasing the high desert’s stark yet captivating beauty under the infinite night sky.
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Bohio Retreat Glampsite

1 site · Lodging5 acres · Twentynine Palms, CA
Access to a 1 bed 1 bath and entire 5 acres. Located in 29 Palms, just 5-8 mins from the north entrance of Joshua Tree and downtown Twentynine Palms, CA. Home is situated on 5 secluded acres in peaceful Wonder Valley. Whether you're looking for remote work-friendly place to boost creativity or go on your JT camping adventure this is the space for you or do both! Why settle? Soak in the beauties of the Mojave Desert desert and mountain views.
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Manzanita Village Retreat

1 site · Lodging20 acres · Warner Springs, CA
We are co-founders of Ordinary Dharma and Five Changes, and stewards of this land at Manzanita Village Retreat. Thirty years ago we were searching for a place where the land itself would be an active support in our of work facilitating workshops and retreats. We were looking for land that was within easy reach of San Diego and Los Angeles, while still being remote and far from the noise of highways. The land is infused with the presence of the thousands of people who have come here for transformation and renewal. We are now open to visitors from HipCamp -- we look forward to your visit Caitriona Reed and Michele Benzamin-Miki
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WOWVIEW/privacy/Joshua Tree

1 site · Lodging5 acres · Joshua Tree, CA
This is a magical, 5 acre secluded glampsite in the desert. Enjoy one or two private cabins with a large deck and 2 beautiful sitting areas looking out over stunning views of BLM land and back into JT National Park mountains. Amazing sunsets and stars.  Regardless of if you are 2 or 4 people, you will be the only ones staying at this private oasis.   Private hot tub. and bathroom with shower and toilet plus an outdoor shower.  You can hike in several directions right from your cabin. Access to JT National Park is a short drive away. This is a beautiful place to use as a jumping off point for climbing and hiking around JT or a wonderful retreat for rest and relaxation This secluded glampsite offers 2 cabins. You are able to book a single cabin in the listing but we ask that if you have more than 2 adults, add up to 2 more adults and we will leave a key for the 2nd cabin. However up to 2 children under 12 can stay in main cabin with parents (but ask for blow up mattress). Amenities:  Hot tub,  flushing toilet and shower for each sleeping cabin, Gas Fire Pit, Keurig Coffee Machine, outdoor propane grill (propane included), , Outdoor Shower, , Queen Sized mattress in one cabin, double in the other.,  sheets and one towel per person included. extra Air Mattress available if requested, Pet Friendly. 10 min/6 miles from Parks visitor center. If you want to bring your own sheets and towels, take $15 off cleaning fee.
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Clara Vista High Desert Retreat

1 site · Lodging30 acres · Ranchita, CA
This beautiful high desert retreat is a working artist's property with several stone and steel sculptures of the late artist,  Norm Hines,  available for viewing on the property. The guest cabin sits secluded on the southern ridge of Montezuma Valley, with spectacular views of Earthquake Valley and the distant mountains of Baja California and a short hike to Anza Borrego State Park. A gas fireplace in the cabin will keep you warm on those chilly winter evenings. Ideal for 1-2 people looking for solitude, stargazing and high-desert nature.  Cozy guest cabin with propane fireplace on 30 acre artist's retreat at 4000 feet elevation.  One mi. hike to NW boundary of Anza Borrego SP. Four mi. to PCT. Hiking trails to large plutonic rocks, breathtaking view south into Mexico. Private portable toilet, outdoor cold water sink, outdoor grill, small camping stove, teapot, full size bed,  Norm Hines sculptures on property for guest viewing. Great for bird watching, stargazing, desert solitude. 13 miles to Borrego Springs. 28 miles to Julian. Guests love staying here: "Tom’s cabin was the perfect weekend getaway to decompress and detach. The site offers all the amenities you need. There are multiple trails located around the property if you’re looking to get a little activity in. Otherwise just sitting and hanging out is about as peaceful as it gets. A great place to go if you don’t want to venture out too far. This place just might be my monthly weekend hideout. Thanks Tom for sharing such a beautiful place."
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Earthbag Tiny House

1 site · Lodging5 acres · Ranchita, CA
Learn more about this land:The Earthbag Tiny House is situated on 5 acres of undeveloped land and includes an earthbag/stone outhouse, earthbag hot tub for two and an earthbag pool. The property has a large shaded area for folks to be together and gather during the heat of the day. We also have a large charcoal BBQ grill and gas grill available for guests to use. This property is off-grid, but fully equipped with solar power, running water, and wifi. You will be walking distance to an expansive area of BLM land, multiple hiking trails, horseback riding, and jeep/ATV trails. We are just 1 mile from the famous Pacific Crest Trail and a 10-minute drive to access Borrego Desert hiking. The owner/host will be staying on the south-western most part of the property.We can't wait for you to come stay with us!
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The Americana at Joshua Tree

3 sites · Lodging5 acres · Homestead Valley, CA
For those who want to enjoy the great outdoors without sacrificing the comforts of home, this location close to Joshua Tree National Park is the ticket. Located 25 minutes outside downtown Joshua Tree and JT National Park. The Americana gives nature lovers and opportunity to tailor your stay. Camp mode on your Tesla, watch the night skies outside an Airstream or reserve the cabin. When you are ready to lace up your hiking boots, the trails await.
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Desert cabins near Indian Wells guide

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Looking to escape to the desert near Indian Wells, California? Hipcamp offers over 468 options that meet your specific camping preferences - cabins in the desert. With top campsites such as Lovelight Ranch (532 reviews), The Castle House Estate (276 reviews), and Sunset Hideaway (210 reviews), you're sure to find the perfect spot. Average prices per night hover around $99, but options are available as low as $18. Popular amenities include showers, toilets, and pet-friendly sites, while popular activities include surfing, off-roading (OHV), and climbing.

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