The Best Airbnbs in Joshua Tree for a Romantic Getaway, a California Adventure, or a Luxe Group Trip

Spending a weekend in Joshua Tree National Park is an ideal California getaway. Joshua Tree is a vast, idyllic desert area of Southern California known for its interesting rock formations and stark desert landscapes, as well as its trendy villas and cozy cabins that make for the perfect desert home base for your vacation exploring Joshua Tree.

Nestled in the Coachella Valley, there are so many things to do when traveling to Joshua Tree – from hiking in the National Park, to exploring Joshua Tree Village and even heading to nearby Palm Springs. Joshua Tree’s beautiful rugged natural offerings are balanced by the best beautiful and unique places to stay that will make for the perfect romantic weekend and post-quarantine vacation destination – spending a relaxing few days chilling and exploring the great outdoors in Southern California. 

These nice airbnbs in Joshua Tree offer comfort and style in the hot desert that are sure to allow for the perfect California weekend, whether you want a chic desert escape with your friends or a romantic getaway.  

The Best Airbnbs & VRBOs in Joshua Tree

Casa Kuna Airbnb

10 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2.5 baths

If you’re looking for a total private, secluded house for a group in Joshua tree, this 2.5 private acre house is exactly what you need. It sleeps 10 people and has a hot tub, an “infinity” cowboy tub pool, a lounging deck, an outdoor shower, a yoga studio, a firepit, a grill, heating and air conditioning, a hammock teepee, and will have you wanting to spend your whole weekend taking chic desert ‘grams dreamy Casa Kuna.  

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SkyHouse Joshua Tree: Private Villa with Pool and Spa

Entire house 6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths

This modern desert oasis is for people looking for the chic and contemporary comforts of a completely remodeled home amidst the rugged and hot desert landscape. The outdoor deck features multiple integrated gardens and includes a heated pool with hot tub and retractable cover. There’s also an oversized 10 foot long fire pit for staying warm while stargazing at night. 

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3-bedroom Luxury Villa in Joshua Tree with Saltwater Pool – Where Helen Owen Stayed

Wondering where Helen Owen stayed in Joshua Tree? It was this incredible 3 bedroom, 3 bath stay in the desert with a salt-water heated pool — this place is what your desert dreams are made of.

Cactus Jax Cottage

Entire house 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath

This desert bungalow is designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. Enjoy a book while relaxing on a comfy daybed, cook a meal in the gorgeous kitchen & serve it out back to friends on the farm table under the gorgeous strand of lights. To top the day off, snuggle up under the stars and roast some marshmallows in the fire pit for the perfect desert night.  

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The Park Blvd House Joshua Tree Village with Hot Tub

Entire house 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath

This romantic airbnb in Joshua Tree is within walking distance to town, the Saloon, the National Park Visitor’s Center, Coyote Corner Gift Shop, Crossroads Cafe, Park Rock Cafe, the Farmer’s market, the Thai restaurant, Antique stores, and you can be to the entrance of Joshua Tree park in less than 5 minutes. A hot tub, and a summertime “cowboy tub” and gorgeous views make this a perfect spot. 

Casa Joshua Tree / Peaceful and Artistic near the Park

Entire house 5 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths

This cute Joshua Tree house is very close to town and the National Park, making it a stylish base camp for all your desert activities. Stargaze and enjoy the stunning views from the rustic swing set at this peaceful desert retreat. This bright and airy home is perfect for a cozy hang sesh by the fireplace or enjoying brunch on the patio. 

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‘Desert Wild’ Joshua Tree, Pool and Hot Tub

Entire house 4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths

This two bed, two bath oasis with a pool and hot tub is located South Joshua Tree. It’s a 10-minute drive from the West entrance of Joshua Tree National park and a 5 minute drive to the downtown shops, cafes and galleries. There’s a gorgeous pool to cool off in after hiking, or soak in a bath with cactus garden views. Then end your night in the hot tub stargazing. IDEAL.

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The Joshua Tree House

Entire house (Up to) 6 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths

If you want to bring a few more friends along to experience the magic of Joshua tree this chic spot is perfect for small groups or two couples. With beautifully designed interiors and modern amenities, it will be hard to leave. This house is very close to downtown Joshua Tree with many shops and restaurants about a 10 minute walk from the house. 

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