Amid the desert’s airy Hacienda-style and midcentury hotels, these rustic stays are anything but unrefined.
At Eventscape, Briana DeAztlan plans everything from concert parties to weddings and works on major events like the BNP Paribas Open.
At Live Well Clinic in La Quinta, Dr. Sonja Fung gets to the root cause of her patients’ health issues and encourages their journey to sustainable health.
As the owner and operator of Power Yoga Palm Springs, Kimberleigh Funkey teaches people of all ages, including children with cerebral palsy.
Jenny Gil moved her family from Miami to Palm Springs to direct Desert X, the biennial exhibition of site-specific art.
Troy Kudlac started Kud Properties as a small venture with his wife: They bought, renovated, and sold a small midcentury modern house.
Athalie LaPamuk and her snazzy ice cream parlor shop in Palm Springs serves up haute flavors like champagne and sells locally inspired gifts.
Jeanette Leon learned the value of hard work by growing up in the desert with an immigrant father who started Leon’s Landscaping.
Chef Claudio Marfia grew up in an Italian kitchen. His father, a chef from Palermo, had him “peeling potatoes and cleaning squid” since he was a tot.
A UCLA graduate who came back to Palm Springs to work for the family business, Tyler McLean started Splash House with his sister.