Find Your Sanctuary: Five Health Benefits of Desert Living

Nestled amidst the splendor of the McCullough Mountain Range, with unobstructed views of mountains, canyons, and the Las Vegas skyline, lies a hidden sanctuary — Ascaya. With its close connection to nature, stunning panoramic views, and year-round sunshine, life here is a restorative and unparalleled experience. Here are the top five health and wellness benefits of desert living at Ascaya.

1. Abundant Natural Light

Living in the desert provides no shortage of warm sunshine streaming through your windows. Natural light has been shown to improve overall wellbeing and regulate circadian rhythms, improving sleep quality. Homes at Ascaya have been designed to make the most of the natural light, creating a seamless flow of natural light and fresh air.

2. Peace & Quiet

Living in the desert offers a quiet and tranquil environment that’s hard to find in a bustling city. The lack of noise pollution promises a calm ambiance, giving you a chance to escape from the chaos of modern life and indulge in the serenity of every moment. Research shows that living in a peaceful environment can have numerous benefits for mental health, including reduced stress and improved sleep quality.

3. Immersive Beauty

Ascaya and the land surrounding it is home to a diverse array of flora and fauna that is unique to the region. Living in the desert allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and explore rugged terrain at your leisure. Spending time in nature has been shown to have positive effects on mental health, including boosting happiness, reducing anxiety, and inspiring an appreciation for the world around us.

4. Easy Breathing

Desert air is widely regarded as being unmatched in its purity and freshness. With low levels of vegetation and minimal humidity, allergens and pollutants are limited — and the breezy climate effortlessly disperses any that do appear, allowing the atmosphere to maintain its pristine clarity. There’s no denying that desert air is a true luxury to those who are lucky enough to experience it daily.

5. Abundant Sunshine

The year-round sunshine and mild temperatures at Ascaya mean you can enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle all year round. The warm, arid climate allows for an abundant array of outdoor activities, such as golfing, hiking, and unwinding poolside. Research shows that exposure to sunlight can boost vitamin D production, which is essential for mood regulation and overall health.

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