I decided to spend Valentine's Day alone in the Joshua Tree desert. The owners of the Desert Lily welcomed me with open arms and made me feel like part of the family. The location is remote, up a steep dirt road which I found harrowing at first but easily navigatable after one or two drives. The other guests seemed to be mostly older couples, but Carrie reports that she gets quite an eclectic mix of visitors. Carrie's breakfasts are to-die-for, and she makes a world of difference in your stay with small touches, like a flashlight and hiking gear in your room, homemade chocolate chip cookies, unlimited wine, and even chocolates for me on Valentine's Day! I could not recommend this place highly enough.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- An intimate Bed and Breakfast and Desert Vacation Rental Retreat in the Joshua Tree Highlands. Two artist-embellished guest rooms with private baths and individual entryways from the covered patio, each with a private sitting room / library set away from the B&B Adobe into the desert landscape. Three-course gourmet breakfast served on the patio or in the newly remodeled great room of the main residence, where freshly baked cookies can always be found. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Desert Lily Hotel Joshua Tree