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Cool Blue

Holiday House retains its 1951 roots while making shift from hotel to destination.

Anthony Grant Hotels & Resorts, The Guide

If the triumphant return of the 28-room Holiday House hotel does nothing else, it confirms the ascension of the historic Tennis Club district of downtown Palm Springs to the height of the desert’s boutique hotel firmament. Of course, the hotel was there all along, but now it’s been spruced up like never before. When it opened as a single-story hotel back


Time Travel Trailers

Wanderlust renovates your way of thinking about trailer parks with this collection of gentle giants.

Anthony Grant Hotels & Resorts

Just when you thought it was safe to assume you’ve seen every type of boutique hotel in Greater Palm Springs under the sun, along comes something new. Except that it’s sort of old .. except in a fun way that marries creativity and convenience. Wanderlust, a collection of rebooted recreational vehicles and travel trailers tucked discreetly in the back of

agua caliente casino resort spa

What Makes a Great Escape?

At the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, it begins with luxurious and spacious guest rooms and a host of first-rate amenities.

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At the four-diamond Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in beautiful Rancho Mirage it begins with luxurious and spacious guest rooms. Each of the hotel’s 340 rooms—the largest in the Coachella Valley—come with all the ingredients needed for the perfect getaway, including cozy bedding, flat screen televisions and sunken tubs. The resort and its amenities are equally impressive. The award-winning Sunstone

High Desert

The Inn Crowd

The creative souls who own and manage historic properties in the High Desert have been a boon for the region. Their passion for preservation is inspired.

Elizabeth Jenkins Hotels & Resorts, Valley

Cattlemen and cactus poachers, miners and musicians, activists and artists. Homesteaders and Harley riders, Native Americans and netpreneurs, tree huggers and trailblazers. For more than 5,000 years, people of all kinds have visited Joshua Tree. What was once a national monument frequented by roughly 30,000 people per year is now an 800,000-acre national park whose popularity is growing at a


6 Resorts Put Adventure in Your Stay

In addition to the requisite amenities that come with staying at a big resort in Greater Palm Springs, some go several steps further.

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

Some Greater Palm Springs resorts make an indelible mark by going beyond the expected and creating an activity that sets them apart from anywhere else you’ve stayed. After all, the best adventure is in the idiosyncrasy of one’s surroundings. Check out these one-of-a-kind activities: Are you born to be wild? How about renting a Harley-Davidson, an Indian, a Honda, or

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Saguaro Palm Springs Develops International Reputation

The 244-room hotel is best known for a buzzing pool scene and its Mexican cantina, El Jefe.

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The Saguaro Palm Springs opened in February 2012, and is now the most Instagrammed hotel in the Coachella Valley. Its bold color palette is the work of architects Peter Stamberg and Paul Aferiat, who have infused the property with 14 hues reflecting the indigenous flowers that bring color to the desert landscape. The 244-room hotel is best known for a

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The Gift of the Desert

Visit the boutique shops at Greater Palm Springs resorts, and you’ll find several options to consider.

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

Souvenirs, novelties, collectibles, keepsakes. When we vacation, many of us search for a reminder of our trip to take home. Something unique. Something that makes us smile. Something that could be given as a delightful, one-of-a-kind gift to a friend back home. After scoping El Paseo and Palm Canyon Drive, you may want to peek inside the gift shops at

moorten botanical garden

Comforts and Cactuses

Visit one of the largest cactus gardens in the desert; then experience fine dining and accommodations within walking distance.

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

In the charming alcove of South Palm Canyon Drive at the gateway to the Indian Canyons, Moorten Botanical Garden showcases about 3,000 cactuses and succulents from around the world through its lush grounds and oft-photographed “cactarium.” Clark Moorten, the rugged, engaging second-generation host, oversees the garden and greets, at times, more than 200 guests per day. He explains his passion

the rossi

Retro Retreat

The Rossi revives a property with Palm Springs roots stretching back to the 1920s.

Anthony Grant Hotels & Resorts

Not new, but newly reborn. That characterizes several boutique hotels in downtown Palm Springs that have found new lives while retaining a touch of old Hollywood glamour and their Spanish Revival architectural style. The Rossi is a lush hideaway of cosmopolitan creature comforts in the heart of Palm Springs’ historic Tennis District. The suites-only property is the latest iteration of

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Water in the Desert

A new surf and sports action resort is taking shape in Palm Desert.

Site Staff Hotels & Resorts

A unique, luxury resort offering water sports and recreational experiences is coming to Palm Desert. Resort-goers can try their hand at the state-of-the-art surf pools or chill in a lazy river. With paddle boarding, wakeboarding and a skate arena, there’s something for everyone. “The surf and action sports resort will offer a four-star hospitality experience for the entire family to