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Find Your Bliss Throughout Greater Palm Springs

Yoga is no longer dismissed as a New Age fitness fad.

Marissa Willman Health & Wellness

What do professional golfers Matt Kuchar and Rickie Fowler, NBA star Kevin Garnett, race car driver Danica Patrick, and pro footballer Vernon Davis have in common? They all practice yoga. Twenty years ago, a yoga workout was still being dismissed in some circles as a New Age fitness fad. Now, professional sport teams all over the world incorporate it into


Mod Mixes

This is a good time 
for a strong drink.

Marissa Willman Restaurants

DRINK Any bartender can shake up one of David Embury’s six classic cocktails, but it takes a true connoisseur to master The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks. Embury’s bartending bible not only defined the basics of crafting the proper cocktail, but also immortalized the classics as we know them: the daiquiri, Jack Rose, Manhattan, martini, old-fashioned, and sidecar. A few


Best Tennis 
Hotels, Served

There’s plenty of action to look forward to during this year’s BNP Paribas Open, but you can hit the courts yourself at these top-rated tennis resorts.

Marissa Willman Hotels & Resorts, Tennis

There’s plenty of court action to look forward to during this year’s BNP Paribas Open (newly renovated suites, an expanded Stadium Plaza, and the addition of Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant), but the tennis doesn’t need to stop there for the truly obsessed. Hit the courts at these top-rated tennis resorts. Recognized as one of the top tennis resorts in the


The Mink Welcome Mat

At these unique top-drawer retreats, 
expect to be pampered beyond reason.

Marissa Willman Hotels & Resorts

In Greater Palm Springs, no two accommodations are alike. Here, independent hoteliers as well as world-renowned chains set themselves apart with colorful backstories, picturesque views, award-winning spas, restaurants, and architecture. When it comes to attractions, these six distinguished stays top our list. Historic hotels aren’t a rarity in the Coachella Valley, but the mobster- and celebrity-riddled past of the Colony

massage app

There’s An App For That

A relaxing massage is now just a swipe away.

Marissa Willman Health & Wellness

A smartphone app called Soothe is the latest evolution in the on-demand business model, allowing users to book an at-home massage from a licensed therapist in as little as an hour. “Getting the relaxation you seek isn’t something you want to wait around for,” says Soothe CEO and founder Merlin Kauffman, who expanded the service to the Coachella Valley last

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Haute Hotels

A new year often brings a new look — and Greater Palm Springs hotels are no exception. From sleek midcentury remodels to chic modern construction, the area now offers a host of stylish places to stay and play.

Marissa Willman Hotels & Resorts

This posh gem, once a hideaway for Hollywood’s elite, is a William F. Cody design reimagined by contemporary architect and hotelier Steve Hermann. The intimate, 25-room property and peaceful desert landscape create a rich experience. In addition to luxurious comfort, amenities like an infinity pool and private bar and SOPA’s alfresco dining are major attractions. 1050 E. Palm Canyon Drive,

Festival of Lights Eggnog Grog

Palm Springs Spirits

Sip on locally inspired craft cocktails.

Marissa Willman Restaurants

Bartenders across the Coachella Valley draw their mixology inspiration from the desert — and you can bring a taste of Palm Springs to your home bar with these cocktail recipes. Raise a glass to the oasis with these local favorites. There’s no better place for a Christmas cocktail, says Tropicale owner Tony di Lembo. “We’ve been making this grog for


Go Sky High

Cathedral City celebrates 35 years.

Marissa Willman Attractions

Cathedral City isn’t throwing any old birthday party this year. The city’s turning 35 in style with a weekend full of sky-high
celebrations during the Cathedral City 35th Anniversary and Hot Air Balloon Festival. Nov. 18–20 marks the occasion with the return of the Hot Air Balloon Festival for three days of head-in-the-clouds fun. But delight doesn’t stop with whimsical balloon


From Farm to 
(Your Thanksgiving) Table

A cornucopia of local fare on the menu for your holiday celebration.

Marissa Willman Restaurants

The Coachella Valley is ripe with local flavors, and you can bring 
them to your table this Thanksgiving for a dinner your guests won’t 
forget. Here’s your guide to going local for your holiday feast. Order to pick up at Certified Farmers Market, call 951-486-1936 or visit Try CVB Co.’s Desert Swarm with local honey; Belgian Vanilla with cinammon