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Desert Sun Resort

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

As newcomers to nudist resorts, Desert Sun was a joy. My wife and I decided to try out this place based on other reviews and we are glad we did. No pressure just a relaxing vacation. Felt perfectly comfortable being nude even though there are grounds keepers roaming around during the day. Stayed in one of the remodeled Courtyard rooms...

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6Thank Michael H
Slidell, Louisiana
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visited on a recent vacation. The resort is very clean and beautiful. We had to swim in the residents pool because it was the only one with shade. We were very quiet and kept to ourselves and none of the residents wanted to say hello so we didn't meet any nice people but we relaxed. The check in procedure...

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2Thank lanuvie
Palm Desert, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

As someone who just moved to the Cochella valley region, I was looking for a place where I could continue to sun bath nude. Not a Fan of Tan lines! I am from Miami Beach and for years enjoyed Haulover Beach. Moving to the Desert Region of California I found my only options were some of the various hotels that...

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4Thank MiamiWolverine
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

If you like an all over tan without lurking creepers, this is the place. The cuisine is delicious (I recommend the succulent hamburger) and the newly remodeled rooms are modern, clean and comfortable with all of the amenities you could ask for. If you are social, the bathing couples around the activity pool we found to be gregarious and welcoming....

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6Thank Laura N
Las Vegas
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Spent the day at Desert Sun, they have a day pass ($50.00/couple) and will also require you to pay $10.00 / person to become a "member" of the resort. Visited on a Wednesday in July and there were only about 8 other people at the resort. One couple told us they called a few days ahead and the person at...

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2Thank tanndance
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 July 2016

My (somewhat hesitant) wife and I recently spent some time at the Desert Sun and it was phenomenal. For those concerned about the "vibe", relax, nothing but good clean fun here with an upscale and laid back crowd. We stayed in one of the new refurbished "courtyard" rooms, and it was sparkling clean and well appointed. The massage therapists are...

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4Thank LoveSunTA
Alpine, California
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We just celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary here. We invited many of our nudist friends. Teresa got everything organized for us in the Bare Buns banquet room. We had Joe and Anita, dj's for dancing, Alex for bartending, Cindy for serving and our chef Roberto, who made a fabulous Taco bar. Michael was in charge to make sure everything ran...

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3Thank Buffy66
england
Reviewed 24 June 2016

as ex terracottians for the past 12 years we were pleasantly supprised at the proffesionalisam of this place,being our first time here we did not no what to expect.excellant staff,pools,grounds with well kept gardens,clean rooms,good friendly atmosphere,we enjoyed a week in the chaparral rooms and have booked again for our October trip,as the TC was the only clothing optional we...

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5Thank bosshog1
USA
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had another excellent trip to Desert Sun Resort. We stayed in a chaparral hotel room that was nice, but nothing to write home about. The room had updated furnishings. Since the building was old, the bathroom was quite small and the shower a bit awkward. Otherwise the room was good enough and most of our time was not in...

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4Thank LandNM
Tustin, California
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This resort has recently upgraded their court yard rooms. Outstanding remodel bathrooms have frameless doors and premium tile. The air conditioning for the room upgrades are state of the art split system. Highly efficient and very quite, cools immediately, In the desert where the temperature of during the day was 115 F , this was great!!!!. Staff is always friendly...

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Amenities

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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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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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“Chaparral rooms are conveniently located and quieter than one might think (being next to the "Activity Pool")”
 of 5 bubbles T_and_K_in_AB, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book early to get room you want. Can fill up fast”
 of 5 bubbles paulaO6334PD, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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