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Desert Sun Resort

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from the Desert Sun, and,as always we had a great time. This was our tenth time staying there. We have been to four other clothing optional resorts in the past. The condo that we stayed in was clean, the grounds were beautifully landscaped, the pool was heated and plenty of lawn chairs were available. The restaurant has...

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1Thank bob p
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We try to visit at least once a month. We love the Courtyard rooms but if you want to save $, the hotel rooms are fine too. Longer stays it's best to get a condo. With 3 pools, 2 jacuzzis, restaurant, bar lawns and lounge chairs a plenty and tennis, you don't need to leave the premises but 100 great...

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2Thank TravelerIV_10
Alberta
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was our second stay at Desert Sun. It is our favorite clothing optional destination. Service is exceptional! Manager Michael is very helpful and always ready to answer questions or take you on a tour. Front desk staff also very helpful (shout outs to Amanda, Jasmine and Tony). Restaurant staff (and food) is wonderful. We can't say enough great things...

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3Thank T_and_K_in_AB
Minneapolis
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Beautiful grounds and well maintained. Three beautiful pools and two hot tubs. No clothing is allowed in the pool areas. People here are very friendly. Not a swingers venue so you don't have to worry about getting hit on every five minutes. Food in the restaurant is great but a little spendy. However the best part is not having to...

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4Thank 2BNKD
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We have just returned from five days at Desert Sun Resort. The resort is beautifully maintained, the rooms are comfortable and well-appointed and the staff is attentive. However, there is one HUGE negative that results in my rating of only three stars – the “music” around the main pool. In past years, the music piped into the speakers around the...

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14Thank ladycecille
desertsunps, Owner at Desert Sun Resort, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay at the resort. We try to provide different music for our guests to enjoy. None of our music is taped or a playlist. We recently upgrade the volleyball pool music to XM Radio for Business because there were so many commercials on the regular XM Satellite. I am sorry that you did...

Vancouver
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Just back from a 10 day visit to the Desert Sun Resort. Weather was great even when skies cloudy. Everyone was either at pool, or if it got a bit windy, headed to hottub. The grounds keepers do an amazing job of keeping the grounds perfect. Friendly and helpful staff made our trip that much better. Till next time, wishing...

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3Thank Paul A
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This writeup is directed to all of you who have NEVER experienced a clothing optional/nudist resort or the nudist lifestyle. People who have, and especially those who have been to Desert Sun Resort, know exactly what I am talking about. Desert Sun Resort is unique; it is everything a first timer is looking for in a clothing optional experience yet...

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7Thank nascarbilly
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great time we go back! The owners showed us some of the updates They where making to some of the villa suits,they looked great! We'll definitely try and reserve one next time. The grounds and pools are very clean.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This was our first time visiting the Desert Sun Resort. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and will be returning. We felt comfortable during our entire stay. The staff is excellent and the guests were friendly. Everybody seemed to enjoy themselves. The grounds are beautiful and well taken care of. Lots of fun and interested places to see in and near Palm...

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8Thank Wendigo5363
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This places is run very well. We stayed in the newly remodeled hotel room. It was cold for NYE weekend but with everyone so friendly, we felt like we were friends with all the naked couples in the jacuzzi. We love the restaurant with exceptionally good food. Lunch has tuna sand, burgers and terrific salads. Dinner, prime rib, pasta chicken...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Palm Springs in Au Naturel Luxury. Adults Only, 3 Swimming pools, 2 Jacuzzi, tennis court, restaurant on site, spa, fire pit, night club. Try clothing optional freedom in a beautiful natural setting with waterfalls, flowers, streams and lots of trees. Minutes from airport and downtown Palm Springs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Desert Sun Resort

Address: 1533 N Chaparral Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4601 (Formerly Desert Shadows Resort)
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Springs
Hotel Class:3 star — Desert Sun Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Desert Sun Hotel Palm Springs
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Palm Springs
#12 Romantic Hotel in Palm Springs
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“Condos by the "back pool" are very quiet.”
180bobp, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Chaparral rooms are conveniently located and quieter than one might think (being next to the "Activity Pool")”
T_and_K_in_AB, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book early to get room you want. Can fill up fast”
paulaO6334PD, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The courtyard rooms are the best!!”
nascarbilly, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Courtyard rooms were newly remodeled with great showers and microwave and refrigerator”
TravelerVII, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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