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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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2 Thank bscrow11
Tehachapi, Ca
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 Thank Kala B
england
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 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... More 

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La Verkin, Utah
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

This clothing optional resort was a fantastic place. I have to admit, my middle of the week stay was not when activity was high. On Wednesday and Thursday, there were a few other people. But with the cafe closed and occupants having to go off-sight for meals, there was a time with nobody by the pool. On Friday, with the... More 

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4 Thank UT-Scott
Reno, Nevada
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Because my wife and I enjoy naturist resorts, we flew to Palm Springs recently for a stay at Desert Sun. We were enthusiastic about this visit because we had read some very positive reviews of this resort. Unfortunately, the strict application of house rules diminished our enthusiasm. The problems started the moment we arrived. My wife has a 4 pound... More 

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4 Thank Bob M
Yuma, Arizona, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Desert Sun Resort is very relaxing and a nice getaway for a few days. The employees are very friendly and helpful. The restaurant has good food as well as good service. The suites are very nice and the beds are very comfortable. Beautiful view of the mountains, and you are walking distance to good restaurants as well.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

My wife and I have stayed at Desert Sun about ten times over the past five years. It remains our favorite nudist resort. While it is not cheap, we love the fact that the owners continually invest money to upgrade the premises. During our last visit, we stayed in one of the newly refurbished courtyard rooms. We were pleasantly surprised.... More 

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6 Thank Whoneedssunscreenhub
San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Everything still Fabulous. First time there since Desert Shadows. Cleaner, people nice. Still has a great feel , Rooms upgraded ... Service is great. The grounds are kept beautifully, Mid Week not to crowded. Didn't eat there went downtown. Great little place!!

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Salt Lake City, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to this type of place. We were both a bit nervous, but it was fun. We felt like kids. Our Chaparral room, although pretty basic, would have been fine but the air conditioner didn't really work at all. We called the desk but they didn't help. It was a miserably hot sleepless night. I think... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • 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)
Location: 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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“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, Oct 6, 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, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“we like being close to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles nakedwarrior, Jun 2, 2016 | Read review
“We were day pass people (reasonably priced but for couples only), so we can't give any room advice.”
 of 5 bubbles gfruchtman, May 20, 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms are poolside and laid out for experiencing scented gardens,rushing water and fountains and is 2 story.”
 of 5 bubbles ArcadiaGetaway, Feb 25, 2016 | Read review
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