Desert Destinations

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you have to surrender to snow and frozen toes. Now’s the perfect time to seek refuge from the cold at our favorite desert destinations!

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WILLIAM WILEY HOUSE, JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA

Chic basecamp… After a day spent exploring Joshua Tree National Park, this modern house doused in mid-mod flair is the perfect place to crash and recharge.

 

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KRISEL GLASS CABIN, PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA

A mid-mod classic… As a Modernism Week Featured Home for 2018, this beacon of mid-century modern design has dazzled in the desert since 1958, and remains an iconic emblem of the era. Read more in our journal here!

 

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CASA VENDICARI, SICILY, ITALY

Sicilian serenity… This scenery-inspired home in Sicily respects its natural surroundings while making a statement. Cacti and Brutalist architecture, what more could you need?

 

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DESIGN VILLA, MANI, GREECE

Traditional with a twist… Stone, wood, and marble pay homage to traditional Peloponnese design, while glass doors and floor-to-ceiling windows add a modern dynamic to the mix.

 

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THE WHEELHOUSE, 29 PALMS, CALIFORNIA

Retro Cali legacy… The former home of beloved California broadcaster Huell Howser, this property has been restored deftly by its current owners to honor its mid-century modern roots. Read more here.

 

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MI CASA, TODOS SANTOS, MEXICO

Mountain majesties… Pops of color and eclectic decor speckle this contemporary abode’s interiors, as the Sierra Laguna mountains wow from afar.

 

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DESERT GOLD, DEATH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Golden hour… Austere beauty dares to dream in this vast desert expanse in Death Valley. The middle of nowhere never looked so inviting.

For more desert destinations all over the world, browse our curated collection of vacation home rentals and small hotels here.

 

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