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Southern California’s First Vegan Hotel Opens in Joshua Tree

Introducing The Yucca, a new eco-luxury hotel from the team behind Hawaii’s Heart Core Hotels.

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Introducing The Yucca, a new eco-luxury hotel from the team behind Hawaii’s Heart Core Hotels.

Heart Core Hotels, the team behind Hawaii’s Volcano Eco Retreat, just opened The Yucca in Joshua Tree, California—a visionary and unique addition to the Greater Palm Springs hospitality landscape. Nestled amidst the captivating beauty of Coachella Valley, The Yucca stands tall as Southern California’s first-ever vegan hotel, redefining luxury and sustainability in the heart of the Colorado Desert.

A Sustainable Oasis

The Yucca represents a groundbreaking venture, fusing top-tier sustainable luxury with a vegan lifestyle. This hotel dedicates itself to elevating the guest experience through its meticulous design, seamlessly harmonizing with the natural environment. It provides a serene haven for those in search of a mindful escape, all the while immersing guests in the delightful Desert Hot Springs community, a charming spa town.

At the heart of The Yucca’s philosophy lies a commitment to sustainability and the needs of health-conscious and environmentally aware guests. From the moment you step through the doors, you’ll discover a range of cruelty-free amenities dedicated to nurturing your well-being.

Setting the Standard for Sustainable Hospitality

As the second addition to Heart Core Hotels Collection, building on the success of Volcano Eco Retreat, The Yucca establishes a fresh benchmark for eco-friendly hospitality in this locale. This charming 7-room boutique hotel actively adopts renewable energy sources, water conservation methods, single-use plastic eradication, food waste reduction, and various other green initiatives, all aimed at reducing its environmental impact and safeguarding the distinctive desert ecosystem of Joshua Tree and Greater Palm Springs.

“The Yucca is more than just a hotel; it’s a profound expression of our commitment to minimum footprint travel and sustainable hospitality. We are thrilled to offer a sanctuary where discerning guests can unwind, connect with nature, and experience the joys of plant-based living without compromising on luxury,” said Tony and Gaby Aziz, Co-Founders of Heart Core Hotels.

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A Plant-Based Culinary Journey

The daily breakfast, which is included in the room rate and entirely plant-based, is a testament to The Yucca’s dedication. They offer a mouthwatering blend of ever-evolving seasonal flavors crafted from locally sourced organic ingredients. Whether you’re savoring crispy garbanzo avocado toast, indulging in tofu scramble breakfast tacos, or relishing overnight oats with Coachella Valley dates, you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in a diverse selection of vegan culinary delights that celebrate the best of local gastronomy.

Desert Tranquility and Community Engagement

At The Yucca, every room is a carefully crafted oasis of desert tranquility and minimalist elegance, embracing an aesthetic that effortlessly merges desert-inspired design with the comfort of Palm Springs mid-century modern style. Guests can lose themselves in breathtaking views of the San Jacinto mountains, or they can pamper themselves in an on-site healing mineral water pool and spa.

Giving Back to the Community

Beyond delivering an extraordinary guest experience, The Yucca actively supports the local community through its sister non-profit, Heart Core Fund. The hotel partners with a Desert Hot Springs high school to create travel scholarships for local children who have yet to explore the world, instilling values of interconnectedness, tolerance, and kindness by granting them the transformative gift of travel.

Book Your Sustainable Getaway

The Yucca by Heart Core Hotels is now open and inviting guests to experience the splendor of Joshua Tree and Palm Springs while aligning with their values of conscious living and mindful travel. Visit HeartCoreHotels.com for more information and to book your stay today.

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