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11 Joshua Tree Airbnbs That Are Out Of this World

11 Joshua Tree Airbnbs That Are Out Of this World

These 11 out-of-this-world Joshua Tree Airbnbs pair perfectly with the stunning desert landscape of the Golden State.

Roubina Al Abashian


4 min read

January 15, 2022

Once-in-a-lifetime trips to Joshua Tree call for incredible Airbnbs. After a long day of hiking the national park's trails, you’ll want to return to a comfy Joshua Tree Airbnb where you can relax, stargaze, and bask in the glory of the desert nights. From UFOs and zebra shadows to domes and houses covered in tiles, these epic SoCal glamping spots will have you experiencing the national park unlike any other way. 

Architectural escapes are scattered all across Joshua Tree and offer just as much comfort on the inside as intrigue from the oustide.

1. Zebra Shadow

Price: $412 per night

Zebra Shadow provides you with the ultimate desert experience you’re looking for. This Airbnb gets its name from the striped shadows that are created in the patio around noon. The gorgeous two-bedroom retreat has a jet hot tub, outdoor shower, and propane fire pit. You’ll be enjoying the surrounding beauty in peace and tranquility—the Joshua Tree National Park Airbnb sits isolated on 3.5 acres of land.

2. Architects Off-Grid Stargazing Cabin

Price: $841 per night

Stargazing is one of the best things to do in California’s deserts, and we found the perfect spot for you to wish upon the stars—Architects Off-Grid Stargazing Cabin. This tiny little cabin is made of basic steel; its roof opens to the beautiful California desert sky. Spend a romantic getaway with your beau under SoCal’s skies at this unique Joshua Tree stargazing Airbnb

3. Magical Airstream Adventure

Price: $265 per night

Beautiful sunrises, glorious sunsets, and luminous night skies await you at the Magical Airstream Adventure. The 25-foot Joshua Tree Airstream Airbnb is equipped with three burner gas stove-top, an oven, microwave, AC, separate shower and toilet, as well as two sinks. Enjoy a fun-filled day and return to your Airbnb to watch the sunset on the patio as you marvel at the beauty of Joshua Tree.

Impeccable design against Joshua Tree's unique backdrop makes for a truly relaxing desert getaway.

4. Aberdeen Arrow

Price: $183 per night

Joshua Tree’s eclectic bohemian vibe is perfectly reflected at Aberdeen Arrow. Artworks from Vietnam, Africa, and California complete the aesthetic of this one-bedroom Airbnb. Relax in one of the swinging hammocks in the living room, or watch the Joshua trees covering the surrounding mountains and canyons. And don’t worry, when the nights get chiller, the fireplace will keep you warm.

You've never been glamping like this before; this UFO-inspired Airbnb is out of this world. Photo courtesy of Airbnb.

5. Area 55 Futuro House

Price: $288 per night

Looking for an out-of-this-world glamping experience in the California deserts? Area 55 Futuro House is the UFO you want to stay in. The tiny house has a Bluetooth sound system and freshwater for your hot outdoor showers. For a unique off-the-grid glamping experience, enjoy your dinner under the starry night sky next to the fire pit. As one of 19 Futuro Houses in the United States, this rental is surely one of the best Airbnbs in Joshua Tree. 

6. Desert Wild

Price: $524 per night

If you thought that Joshua Tree is a desert park that'll leave a lasting impression, wait till you spend the night at Desert Wild. Here, relaxing and unwinding take a whole new meaning. Soak yourself in the hot tub, relax on the outdoor patio, and enjoy the slow pace of life in this Joshua Tree Airbnb. And as the night cools off, you get to have your hot cocoa cuddled up next to the Adobe fireplace.

7. Tile House

Price: $275 per night

For those who like to stand out even when choosing a vacation rental, Tile House is your go-to Airbnb. From tiles to stained glass, the beautiful artistic house takes you on a journey of colorful patterns and mosaics. Pets are welcome to keep you company at this two-bedroom Airbnb, with a fenced yard keeping them close by. Tile House is a beautiful splash of color in the middle of Joshua Tree and one of the coolest California desert art attractions.

Add some excitement to your retreat by opting for the in-demand modern yurt.

8. Purty Yurty

Price: $174 per night

Wish to have the best glamping experience in SoCal? Purty Yurty offers precisely that. This small Joshua Tree glamping Airbnb will transport you to the sky through its open skylight. The best part is that you can share this experience with your friends—Purty Yurty has a Mini Me version next door. 

9. M-House

Price: $611 per night

M-House is where the desert meets luxury. The two-bedroom rental sits on 2.5-acres of land, giving you the sense of privacy you crave. Thanks to its ideal location, you’ll be minutes away from the best restaurants, shops, and the national park, but far enough to enjoy the peace and quiet of the desert. Dip into the backyard pool after a long day of exploration, chill around the fire pit, and relax in the hammock while staying at this Joshua Tree Airbnb.

10. Dome House

Price: $369 per night

Joshua Tree’s Dome House is the romantic getaway you and your significant other need. The three-bedroom Airbnb is as cozy as it gets. The windows open up to 360-degree views of the desert and nearby mountains. You’ll also have enough seclusion to enjoy your favorite hobbies without worrying about the neighbors—meditation, yoga, and taking Insta photos are on our minds. Did we mention that Downton Palm Springs is a few minutes away?   

Stargazing in Joshua Tree is especially magical with little to no obstruction as far as meets the eye.

11. JTHAVN-Modern Stargazing House

Price: $522 per night

JTHAVN-Modern Stargazing House offers a ranch-style house, barbeque deck, cowboy tub, and more amenities. Every occupant’s favorite thing about this Airbnb is the bubble bedroom and bathroom, where they can enjoy stargazing—after all, Joshua Tree is known as one of the best places to stargaze in Southern California. And to add to that, your four-legged friend can join in the fun as well.

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