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Vintage Glamping in 'The Time Capsule' in the middle of the amazing desert

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The 'Time Capsule' sits right on the desert's edge with nothing in between.
Very good
3 reviews
The 'Time Capsule' sits right on the desert's edge with nothing in between.
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Overview
Caravan/mobile home -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Borrego Springs, California
Desert Sands Vintage RV Park est. in 1960 and is the oldest RV park in Borrego Springs which has mostly vintage trailers, some of the best landscaping for miles, breathtaking views, epic sunsets, bright starry nights and happy guests. If you've ever wanted to stay in a cool vintage trailer, this is the place. The pool is warm year round. Borrego Springs has warm sunny weather year round so if you love the outdoors you will enjoy staying here. We have guests that have been coming back for years.

'The Time Capsule' is a 1968 Avion trailer has been totally refurbished with new paint, hardwood floors, AC, new kitchenware, new drapes etc. 'The Time Capsule' is 48 years old so please be gentle with her. There is lots of storage for your belongings. The front dinette folds into a large full / queen bed. The bathroom has a re...
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Listing #FKN8627843
About the Owner
warren F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I live in San Diego 78 miles away and try get to the vintage trailer park as much as I can because I love it so much out there. The park manager, Tom is very helpful who lives on the property. He is off every Thursday and heads into San Diego but I will be available for any questions you may have if you contact me
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

“Time Capsule” vintage trailer was a welcome retreat after long, hot hikes in the Anza-Borrego desert. Night sky out behind the trailer was a lovely treat at the end of each day. Warren replied quickly and kindly when we had a question about a trailer...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed February 1, 2018

I loved the Time Capsule! The location is quiet with hiking right out the door. There was plenty of room, the RV was stocked well. There is no hot water but the park has hot showers. There is also a heated pool, hot tub and...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

This booking by far exceeded my expectations. The trailer faces the desert and wow, what a view to wake up to. Stargazing at night coupled with the little fireplace and the s'mores supplies and water bottles generously left by the owner provided a really cool...More

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Warren F, VR Owner at Vintage Glamping in 'The Time Capsule' in the middle of the amazing desert, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2017

Im so glad that you and your friends had a good time. Please come back anytime.

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No smoking Not suitable for pets No parties Check-in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight). 5mph driving speed strictly enforced in the RV park + this is a very relaxed rustic low key...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 1 night
$129
$129
$769
$2,350
Fees
  • Cleaning fee.: $30 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Borrego Springs is a dark sky community meaning there are no bright white lights and people use deep orange lights on homes and buildings so that the stars and moon can shine as bright as possible.
Getting around
The drive into town is roughly one mile away. You can walk, drive or you can bring your bicycles and start exploring. Behind the RV park is a small mountain where you can take a morning stroll to the top and capture some breathtaking images with your camera.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Borrego Springs : 3.1 mi
roughly a 2-3 hour drive from San Diego, Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Orange County
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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