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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4Thank nascarbilly
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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7Thank Wendigo5363
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 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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4Thank TravelerVII
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We had the pleasure of staying in a newly renovated courtyard suite. Our room, suite 6, was gorgeous with a brand new kitchen, giant bathroom and spacious bedroom. The flavor was happy, colorful '50s chic and we loved the feel. We had our own patio next to the activity pool, perfect for lunch or reading in the shade. Alex gave...

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4Thank davidp222
Riverhead, New York
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The pool areas were very nice. Quiet don't expect a party. But clean and very nice. Food was decent but hate that we couldn't bring our own alcohol. Rooms were bare and fair at best in the hotel but that is not what u pay for. Coffee in lobby was a keurig eh.....but close to town.

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3Thank jerolim09
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very comfortable. Set up for sun lovers. Great atmosphere. More mature crowd. Facilities & staff were great. Very relaxing stay. Loved the 3 pools and 2 spas. Choose from a basic room, or rent a condo.

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4Thank Sharon C
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is our second visit to Desert Sun since the change over from the former Desert Shadows. We find the property to be upscale, meticulously clean, and beautifully landscaped. We stayed in one of the Courtyard rooms which we highly recommend. The staff are friendly and accommodating. We always seem to meet several "first-time" visitors who are totally comfortable with...

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5Thank bscrow11
Tehachapi, Ca
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This was my husband's first time at a clothing optional resort and the staff and other guests at Desert Sun made him feel very comfortable. The food in the dining room was very good, and so was the service. We enjoyed meeting people from all over the U.S. And Canada as we chatted in the jacuzzi.

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6Thank Kala B
england
Reviewed 11 October 2016

we said in our june review we would be back in October on our twice yearly motorcycle trips ,well we have just spent another excellent week with a lot of our ex terracottian friends who we meet up with every year,this is a professionaly run place with all the facilities you would expect for a clothing optional hotel, we are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Palm Springs in Au Naturel Luxury. 3 Swimming pools, 2 jacuzzis, 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: 32
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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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“The courtyard rooms are the best!!”
 of 5 bubbles nascarbilly, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Courtyard rooms were newly remodeled with great showers and microwave and refrigerator”
 of 5 bubbles TravelerVII, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Courtyard rooms are quietest, balcony hotel gives a view of fun activities”
 of 5 bubbles davidp222, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This is clothes optional. My friend didn't dress down, but enjoyed the quiet and quaint landscaped areas. But one needs to take the plunge.”
 of 5 bubbles UT-Scott, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Courtyard rooms tend to be more quiet, but next time we are just as likely to stay poolside.”
 of 5 bubbles LoveSunTA, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
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