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Thunderbird Lodge Retreat

Joshua Tree - California

  • Sleeps: 32
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 4

Fiive unique, traditional, secluded cabins surrounded by the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park in the Mojave Desert.

Thunderbird Lodge Retreat

Joshua Tree - California

Fiive unique, traditional, secluded cabins surrounded by the beauty of Joshua Tree National Park in the Mojave Desert.

  • Sleeps: 32
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 4
£100-139 per night

How to book...

Thunderbird Lodge Retreat is owned and managed by Lori Portillo.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Lori Portillo.

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  The Highlights...

  • Five traditional, desert-style cabins, perfect for an escape into nature.
  • Located in the Mojave Desert, with spectacular vistas and impressive sunsets.
  • With endless hiking opportunities, these cabins are perfect to come home and relax in, each with numerous outdoor seating areas and two with their very own outdoor bar.
  • Individual, unique decorations throughout, such as an antique organ and the owners custom tile work.

  You should know...

  • $200 security deposit upon booking
  • Car required

  The Detail...

Take a truly relaxing vacation and immerse yourself in the seclusion and natural beauty of the Mojave Desert. These five cabins all ooze individual, desert style, with terracotta colourings, wooden and stone furnishings and kitsch, unique decorations throughout. Shell House, Mountain House, Rock House 'Park View House' and Mesa House each have an old-style, homey feel to them with all of the most modern amenities, meaning you can enjoy the traditional, desert vibe whilst you vacation in the utmost comfort.

Shell House sleeps four people and sits on over 22 acres of land. With numerous outdoor seating & dining areas, a wooden porch swing and an outdoor bar and grill, it is perfect for spending lazy days outdoors, watching the sun set over the desert horizon as you enjoy an al fresco dinner. There is a large kitchen fitted with all the necessary appliances, a spacious, yet cosy living room with two sleeper sofas and the bedroom boasts a comfortable king size bed.

Mountain House also has its own outdoor bar, as well as a raised deck with plenty of seating areas from which to soak up your natural surroundings. The cabin can sleep up to six people comfortably, with one bedroom and two sleeping areas in the living room full-size double beds tucked away at each end of the room. Again, the kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances and cooking utensils.

Rock House is a two bedroom cabin, but can sleep up to 9 people comfortably. The bedrooms both have full-sized double beds, and there is a separate bunk house which can sleep three people. In addition there are two large couches in the living room which are more than comfortable enough to act as sleeping facilities. The cabin has plenty of outdoor seating areas too, as well as a porch swing. Inside, in the open plan living room, there is a gorgeous stone fireplace for any cooler evenings.

'Park View House' and Mesa House both have three bedrooms and a pull-out queen-sized bed in the living room. The master bedroom comes with a king size bed, and there is also a double bedroom and a twin room. Again, there is a large outdoor decking area, with numerous seating areas for you to enjoy the amazing surroundings from, as well as a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable, spacious living room.

Three of the properties have one bathroom and 'Park View House' and Mesa House have two; they all are decorated with custom, unique tiling. All have a washer and dryer on site. If you have any extra guests, it is possible to camp on the property for a small fee.

Joshua Tree National Park is a stunning expanse of desert wildlife. Filled with countless hiking trails and numerous areas, such as Eureka Peak, renowned for their remarkable vistas, there is so much natural beauty it is easy to spend all day, every day wandering around, taking it all in. There are also numerous eateries nearby, as well as plenty of local attractions, such as Hi-Desert Nature Museum and Pioneertown a truly old-Western style village. There is plenty to do for all sorts of personalities. For music lovers there are often live, local bands playing at the nearby bars. For those who love a good bit of vintage shopping, the antique shops are a real treat. And, of course, the area is perfect for nature lovers, with endless opportunities for long, serene walks through the beautiful desert. These cabins, whichever you choose, are the perfect base during your trip and really help make your vacation a natural delight.


  Features...

Living Spaces
  • Open fire/Woodburner
Kitchen/Utility
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/freezer
Bed/Bath
  • Shower
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space


  Nearby...

  • Bird watching
  • Mountain Biking
  • Wildlife


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£100-139 per night

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Thunderbird Lodge Retreat is owned and managed by Lori Portillo.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Lori Portillo.

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