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Desert Sun Resort

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1533 Chaparral Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Formerly Desert Shadows Resort)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'll start by sharing the negative -- this ain't no party place. Having said that, this is really Heaven on Earth. If you want to de-stress, go to Desert Sun Resort. Really. If you want to truly relax -- naked -- go to this place. This is a place where couples can connect without worry about who the hell is... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a Wed and immediately felt welcome. Hotel / pool was not too crowded. It got full for Fri / Sat. They had activities for St. Patrick's Day, which was nice touch. Other couples were friendly and easy to talk to. The rooms are fairly basic but have been updated and are nice since most of the time... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

While our home is being hit with record cold we are basking in the Palm Springs sunshine. We have met some wonderful people here. The conversation in the hot tub is sparkling with the exciting experiences of a Coast Guard captain, a retired mogul in the network industry, a newly wed couple spending the first night of their honeymoon here,... More 

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North Dakota
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135 reviews 135 reviews
119 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This was our second stay and we found it to be more enjoyable this time. Our first visit was over a major holiday weekend and the resort was full. A lot of the crowd seemed to know each other and we found the atmosphere to be a little "cliquey". This time was completely different--a smaller crowd and most of the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We just left Desert Sun and we were both sad to leave. We are new to the clothing optional resorts so I was a little nervous about what to expect. After about five minutes all my fears were set aside, everyone was so nice. What a relaxing weekend we had! The grounds are beautiful we walked around and it just... More 

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Cedar Park TX
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I wrote a review of DSR back in February based solely on a day visit. Since then my wife and I returned for a 5 night stay in mid October and then I returned a couple of weeks later by myself for a 2 night stay while in the area on business. Had a great stay both times. Nice, friendly... More 

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Louisiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We arrived at the resort around 9:30pm and the front desk got us checked in and into our room very quickly. We had a 2BR condo with a garden view. The resort is extremely clean and very beautiful. The guests were also wonderful. We spent the first day at and in the quiet pool with only 1 other couple most... More 

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So. California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at Desert Sun Resort, Oct 10 thru 12. It was the third visit here and we both think it was the best yet. Since it was our third time at Desert Sun we knew what to expect. The resort did not fail to meet expectations! We did notice the new furnishings in the chaparral... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is our 5th stay at Desert sun. My wife and I love this place. All the staff are great, the mangers ( Michale and Teresa ) are by far the best mangers of any resort we have ever been at. We rate this place a 10 for cleanliness and for the beauty of the grounds. If you ever plan... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Over the Labor Day weekend my wife and I celebrated our fifth anniversary of going to Desert Sun Resort. On our first visit, my wife was very anxious about being at a Naturist resort and was on the verge of wanting to go home after we arrived. I told her we would spend the night and leave in the morning.... More 

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