10 Airbnbs & Vacation Rentals in Joshua Tree That Are Perfect for Group Vacations

Bring your #SquadGoals to life at these super gorgeous Airbnbs!

There’s just something about Joshua Tree. This Californian desert is a favourite group vacation spot for its middle-of-nowhere vibe and the blanket of stars that visitors are guaranteed to witness at night. While it may be a popular camping destination, not everyone is a fan of roughing it. Instead, check out this list of vacation rentals and Airbnbs in Joshua Tree — they’re gorgeous, spacious, and chock-full of super-cool amenities. You may not want to leave these homes at all!

Also read: Why California is One of the Best Places to Have Your Dream Couple Holiday

Best Airbnb listings & vacation rentals in Joshua Tree, California

1. This luxe invisible house in the wilds

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invisible house vacation rental

Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 8
No. of bedrooms: 4

Step inside this luxurious glass home that almost disappears in the picturesque rough-and-tumble desert of Joshua Tree National Park. Inside the sprawling Invisible House in Joshua Tree, full-length glass windows allow travellers to feel one with the wild desert landscape. Every nook and cranny of this designer home is exquisitely decorated with chic and modern furnishings.

The most interesting spot? It’s almost impossible to choose but we’re quite taken with the solar-heated indoor pool. This Joshua Tree vacation rental also comes with five bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and free WiFi. Prepare for a memorable, hotel-quality experience in the Invisible House!

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2. This eclectic residence near the park entrance

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Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 6
No. of bedrooms: 3

A modern holiday home, the Eclectic Joshua Tree features three sprawling bedrooms, making it a comfortable fit for three couples or groups who’d like plenty of space to relax. It has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation in California: cosy beds, a beautiful fireplace, vinyl records, and an expansive outdoor area with a bocce ball court and hammocks.

 Beautiful interiors and high-quality furnishings make this holiday home one that’s hard to leave. But if you’d rather explore Joshua Tree, you’re in luck. This home is just a five-minute drive to the national park, and it’s even closer to the downtown area!

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3. This luxurious home with direct access to park trails

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Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 6
No. of bedrooms: 3

Planning to do a lot of hiking? At this eight-acre SkyHouse property, guests can take advantage of its direct access to multiple hiking trails at Joshua Tree National Park! In addition to featuring all the comforts of city living, this luxurious hideaway comes with an expansive outdoor deck, a heated pool, a hot tub, and a fire pit. It’s the perfect place to wind down after enjoying a whole lot of hiking!

Nestled at the top of the hill, this home also boasts of unobstructed views of the valley and the night sky. Plus, if you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the Milky Way!

4. This stylish oasis with mesmerising views

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Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 16
No. of bedrooms: 4

Tucked away in an off-grid setting amidst unspoiled Joshua trees and desert wildlife, the Cloud Canyon Ranch is an excellent choice for a magical getaway! Notable features include a spacious open-plan family area, a modern kitchen, and an outdoor fire pit. And this luxuriously appointed home is fully decked out for groups, with three massive dining tables for meals! 

Best of all, it’s got a large heated pool and hot tub sunken on a sprawling infinity deck — and it’s sure to be your favourite spot! From there, you can watch some of the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets you’ve ever seen. It’s great for stargazing, too. Additionally, Joshua Tree National Park is only 10 minutes away!

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5. This gorgeous pet-friendly cabin for big groups

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vacation rental modern joshua tree

Listing type: Entire house 
Max. no. of guests: 12
No. of bedrooms: 5

Travelling with an enormous crew? Even your furry friends are welcome at this impeccably put-together residence! When we say this Joshua Tree holiday home has everything you’ll need for an unforgettable experience, we mean it. Rustic-meets-modern décor, high-quality furnishings, a pool table, a ping pong table, a heated outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fire pit — the list goes on and on!

Nestled on the North Joshua Tree mesa, this vacation rental enjoys sweeping views of the national park. Hop in your car to explore the park only 20 minutes away, as well as hiking and cycling trails, restaurants, galleries, and more.

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6. This cosy desert hideaway in Old Town

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kitchen vacation home

Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 4
No. of bedrooms: 2

A light-filled home in Old Town, this two-bedroom vacation rental in Joshua Tree promises a pleasant stay for small groups or two couples. Cute interiors will almost tempt you to spend the whole day indoors, with Apple TV and board games keeping you entertained for hours. On the other hand, a spacious backyard is just as excellent as a hangout spot with its fire pit and lounge chairs.

Restaurants and farmer’s markets offer local fare within walking distance of this cosy retreat. Meanwhile, the renowned Joshua Tree National Park is a very short drive away.

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7. This sunny home with design flair

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backyard joshua tree rental

Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 6

No. of bedrooms: 3

This carefully curated residence is a standout Joshua Tree vacation rental located in a peaceful residential neighbourhood. An eclectic mix of modern and retro decor, Cherokee House’s highlights include a vinyl player, vinyl records, and even a telescope for stargazing. It’s the kind of home that any design lover would appreciate!

Nearby, you’ll find the famous National Park. After spending the day exploring, the Cherokee House is the ideal place to slow down and recharge. Hang out around the fire pit, make the most of the spacious patio, or do what just about everyone loves doing when in Joshua Tree — relax under a sky full of stars.

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8. This curated home straight out of Pinterest

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Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 6
No. of bedrooms: 2

Meet the swoon-worthy Joshua Tree Airbnb of our dreams. First of all, Ravenrock’s stunning interiors seem to be straight out of Pinterest — and previous guests say it’s even more impressive in real life! Second, its location places you near restaurants, cafes, galleries, and yoga studios. The backyard even gives you private access to several hiking trails!

Last, but certainly not the least, this home comes with lots of cool amenities. You’ll want to stay for more than just a few nights just to enjoy them all! These include the hot tub, dipping pool, and outdoor shower — which, interestingly, offers amazing views of the area.

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9. This expansive Spanish villa with exquisite décor

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Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 12
No. of bedrooms: 5

This Joshua Tree vacation rental is one of those hidden gems you’ll be tempted to keep to yourself. Designed as a Spanish Revival villa that doubles as an artist’s sanctuary, the House of the Rising Sun was crafted to maximise its natural desert backdrop of endless skies and sandy landscapes. Inside, five bedrooms and spacious common areas offer ample space for a dozen guests. Every corner is exquisitely styled.

Step onto the multiple outdoor areas and you’ll find it hard to look away from the awe-inspiring desert scenery. Views are incredible from every angle, whether you’re enjoying a soak in the Jacuzzi or swimming pool, relaxing on a hammock, or strolling leisurely down the palm-lined walkway. At night, head to the rooftop deck for an unparalleled stargazing experience under the Milky Way.

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10. This modern desert retreat with a backyard pool

airbnbs in joshua tree

Listing type: Entire house
Max. no. of guests: 4
No. of bedrooms: 2

At this modern desert retreat, you’ll feel as though you have a slice of Joshua Tree all to yourself! In actuality, though, the secluded M-House is just an eight-minute drive from Joshua Tree National Park, local shops, and restaurants.

 A luxurious pick for small groups, this home has a gorgeous living room with vintage touches, and a spacious kitchen designed for gourmet cooking. Best of all, the backyard pool and in-ground hot tub are probably this home’s coolest features! All in all, this is probably one of the most magnificent vacation rentals or Airbnbs in Joshua Tree that we’ve seen.

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Also read: 10 Instagram-Worthy Los Angeles Airbnbs for Your Next Trip to La La Land

Well, what are you waiting for? Take your pick of these vacation rentals and Airbnbs in Joshua Tree and bring your #SquadGoals to life!


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