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Desert Sun Resort

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Yuma, Arizona, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 Thank Dorrie P
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 Thank Whoneedssunscreenhub
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 Thank mattO4541TM
Salt Lake City, United States
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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5 Thank Ralph P
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 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... More 

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4 Thank Michael H
Slidell, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 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... More 

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2 Thank lanuvie
Palm Desert, California
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 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... More 

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3 Thank MiamiWolverine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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.... More 

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6 Thank Laura N
Las Vegas
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62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 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... More 

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2 Thank tanndance
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 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... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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