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April 2024

The 8 Best Neighborhoods to Buy a Vacation Home in St. George Utah

With its year-round sunshine, picturesque red rock scenery, and abundance of outdoor activities, St. George, in the southwestern state of Utah, makes an ideal place to own a vacation home. But of course, when buying property, you want to invest in an area that’s the best fit for you.

With its year-round sunshine, picturesque red rock scenery, and abundance of outdoor activities, St. George, in the southwestern state of Utah, makes an ideal place to own a vacation home. But of course, when buying property, you want to invest in an area that’s the best fit for you.

In St. George Utah, several neighborhoods stand out as prime choices and in this guide, we explore the top spots to consider when purchasing a vacation home in the region.

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Desert Color Lagoon - St. George’s desert oasis

Desert Color Lagoon is a master-planned community that offers an unparalleled resort-style living experience. Situated around a stunning man-made lagoon, which is lined by white sand, residents and vacationers can enjoy swimming, paddleboarding, kayaking, and other water activities right in their backyard. 

The neighborhood features a variety of luxury homes and condominiums, many of which boast breathtaking views of the surrounding red rock landscape. With easy access to hiking trails, golf courses, tennis courts, and cultural downtown St. George, Desert Color Lagoon is the perfect retreat for those looking for both relaxation and adventure.

Kocomo partner, Ember, has several spectacular vacation homes in Desert Color Lagoon. Explore co-ownership opportunities here by filtering ‘St George’ under United States Locations.

Stone Cliff - luxury living with panoramic views

Stone Cliff is a prestigious gated community perched on top of a dramatic black lava cliff that overlooks the city, Snow Canyon State Park, and the surrounding desert landscapes. 

Its position offers unparalleled privacy, allowing you to escape the hustle and bustle of city life while enjoying a tranquil retreat. Stone Cliff is made up of custom-built homes and high-end amenities set amongst beautifully landscaped grounds. Residents have exclusive access to spa facilities, a clubhouse, swimming pools, sports courts, and walking trails amongst stunning scenery, allowing you to not only benefit from premier facilities but also a much sought-after lifestyle.

Green Springs - a golfers' paradise

For keen golfers, Green Springs is a dream destination. This beautifully designed community, just north of St. George is home to the Green Spring Golf Course, a championship 18-hole course designed by renowned architect Gene Bates. 

In addition to its world-class golfing facilities, Green Springs boasts a variety of fine vacation home options, including family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. 

With its lush greenery, scenic views, and close proximity to shopping, dining, and entertainment options, Green Springs offers the perfect blend of relaxation and convenience for vacation home buyers - either for golfers or those who simply appreciate quality living.

Kayenta - a unique desert living experience 

Kayenta is a peaceful desert community known for its unique adobe-inspired architecture and stunning natural surroundings. The area’s southwestern-style homes blend harmoniously with the desert scenery, staying true to the Kayanta - an ancient people from the region - after whom the development is named.

Those investing in Kayenta have the option to utilize property design and construction services to ‘build your own’ vacation home, which together with the community’s commitment to sustainability and environmental conservation, makes Kayenta an appealing place to buy.

An array of amenities and recreational activities, such as hiking and biking, also enhance vacation home life at Kayenta. And whether you’re there for outdoor adventure, or just to relax and soak in the beauty of the desert landscape, Kayenta provides the perfect vacation home backdrop.

Coral Canyon - nature’s haven

Situated just a short drive from downtown St. George Utah, Coral Canyon is a desirable vacation home community surrounded by natural beauty and outdoor activities. Next to Zion National Park, Snow Canyon State Park, and other recreational areas, Coral Canyon is the ideal destination for those who love the outdoors. In fact, hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing can all be enjoyed within minutes of your doorstep.

The neighborhood itself features a range of high-end vacation homes, as well as a championship golf course, community pool, and clubhouse, making it a popular choice for vacation homebuyers looking to embrace the outdoor lifestyle.

Ivins - small-town charm

Located just 15 minutes outside St. George, Ivins is a delightful town surrounded by breathtaking desert scenery. With a quaint downtown area, friendly community atmosphere, and easy access to outdoor recreation, Ivins offers a relaxed and laid-back lifestyle that's perfect for vacation home buyers. 

Whether you're exploring the nearby Snow Canyon State Park, attending a performance at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre, or simply enjoying a leisurely stroll through town, Ivins has something for everyone. With affordable real estate options and a close-knit community vibe, this is an ideal destination for those wanting a cozy bolthole in the heart of southern Utah.

The Ledges - a luxurious desert retreat

The Ledges Resort, near St. George, Utah, stands out as a great destination for those wanting a vacation home with breathtaking vistas as well as plenty of recreational opportunities. The resort provides easy access to some of Utah’s most iconic outdoor attractions, including Zion National Park and Snow Canyon National Park, whilst also enjoying the serene ambiance of the surrounding desert.

You can expect meticulously designed vacation homes, world-class amenities such as a luxury spa, swimming pool, and a gourmet onsite restaurant, plus beautifully landscaped grounds.

In essence, The Ledges offers a harmonious blend of luxury, leisure, and natural splendor, making it a fantastic place to own a vacation home.

Entrada at Snow Canyon - world-class facilities and views

Entrada at Snow Canyon is a breathtaking luxury community near St. George Utah. Renowned for its stunning natural beauty, world-class amenities, and exclusive vacation homes with panoramic views of the majestic red rock formations that define the region.

Offering amenities designed to indulge and entertain, from an award-winning Johnny Miller Signature Design golf course to the Entrada Spa, there is never a dull moment. And let’s not forget the fact that Entrada at Snow Canyon is a gateway to endless outdoor adventures too. You have several national parks on your doorstep, so there is no shortage of hiking trails to explore!

St. George Utah has a great range of options for vacation home buyers, from luxury gated communities to serene desert retreats. Whether you're drawn to the resort-style living of Desert Color Lagoon, the golfing at Green Springs, or the outdoor adventure opportunities of Coral Canyon, there's something for everyone in this dynamic region.

Interested in co-owning a vacation home in Desert Color Lagoon? Explore St. George properties here.

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