World-class resorts and hip hotels with lush grounds, sophisticated décor, fine dining, and luxurious spa treatments guarantee a stellar vacation. Lounge poolside and soak up the sun and beauty of the desert. Maximize your experience with family-friendly amenities or exciting nightlife. By the time you check in, you’ll already be thinking about extending your stay.
Ace Hotel Palm Springs, www.acehotel.com/palmsprings
Avalon Hotel Palm Springs, www.avalonpalmsprings.com
Desert Princess Palm Springs Golf Resort, www.desertprincessgolfresort.com
Embassy Suites, www.eslaquinta.com
Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, www.hrhpalmsprings.com
Hilton Palm Springs, www.palmsprings.hilton.com
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa, www.indianwells.hyatt.com
Hyatt Palm Springs, www.palmsprings.hyatt.com
Homewood Suites by Hilton, www.laquinta.homewoodsuites.com
Indian Wells Resort Hotel, www.indianwellsresort.com
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, www.desertspringsresort.com (pictured above)
La Quinta Resort & Club, www.laquintaresort.com
Miramonte Resort & Spa, www.miramonteresort.com
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa, www.rancholaspalmas.com
Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, www.renaissanceindianwells.com
Palm Mountain Resort & Spa, www.palmmountainresort.com
Parker Palm Springs, www.theparkerpalmsprings.com
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, www.ritzcarlton.com/ranchomirage
Riviera Palm Springs, www.psriviera.com
The Saguaro Palm Springs, www.thesaguaro.com
The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, www.westinmissionhills.com
Boutique Hotels and Inns
The Coachella Valley’s boutique hotels and romantic inns pack heaps of personality and charm, providing guests pampering amenities and even more personalized service. Historic, midcentury gems are restored to perfection and include period furnishings. Nestled into quiet neighborhoods, stylish inns provide escape and relaxation. Hide away!
Alcazar Palm Springs, www.alcazarpalmsprings.com
Andreas Hotel & Spa, www.andreashotel.com
Casa Cody Inn, www.casacody.com
The Chateau at Lake La Quinta, www.thechateaulakelaquinta.com
Colony Palms Hotel, www.colonypalmshotel.com
Colt’s Lodge, www.coltslodgeps.com
Del Marcos Hotel, www.delmarcoshotel.com
Korakia Pensione, www.korakia.com (pictured at right)
La Maison Hotel, www.lamaisonpalmsprings.com
L’Horizon Palm Springs, www.lhorizonpalmsprings.com
Old Ranch Inn, www.oldranchinn.com
Orbit In, www.orbitin.com
Smoke Tree Ranch, www.smoketreeranch.com
Sparrows Lodge, www.sparrowslodge.com
Triada Palm Springs, www.triadapalmsprings.com
Villa Royale Inn, www.villaroyale.com
The Willows Historic Palm Springs Inn, www.thewillowspalmsprings.com
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Vacation homes like the El Portal Estate are popular stay options.
From privately owned villas to midcentury homes and spacious condominiums, the nine cities of the Coachella Valley offer myriad rental choices. Enjoy privacy, comfort, and value.
Acme House Co., www.acmehouseco.com
Beau Monde Villas, www.beaumondevillas.com
Club Intrawest, www.clubintrawest.com
Marriott’s Villas, www.marriott.com/ctdds
McLean Company Rentals, www.ps4rent.com
Oranj Palm Vacation Homes, www.oranjpalm.com
Thirteen Palms, www.thirteenpalms.com
The Twist, www.thetwistps.com
Vacation Palm Springs, www.vacationpalmsprings.com
Westin Villas, www.westin.com/missionhillsvillas
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The Rock Suite at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs.
Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs
Featuring a collection of more than 300 pieces of music memorabilia, the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs is the place to unleash your inner rockstar. Stay in the Rock Star Suite, get pampered with Rhythm & Motion treatments at the Rock Spa, sample the edgy menu at Simon Kitchen + Bar, and dance the night away at the on-site hottest new nightclub: Bardot. Make your own music with Sound of Your Stay® or other one-of-a-kind music amenity programs.
150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-325-9676; www.hrhpalmsprings.com
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The Palm Mountain Resort & Spa offers breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mountains.
Palm Mountain Resort & Spa
Footsteps away from lively downtown Palm Springs lies this tranquil oasis with magnificent views of the San Jacinto Mountains and 142 deluxe garden patio guest rooms surrounding the palm tree–lined sparkling pool and hot tub. Unwind at the full-service spa offering pampering treatments and natural ingredients. Or, enjoy shopping, dining, and entertainment on nearby Palm Canyon Drive.
155 S. Belardo Road, Palm Springs. 760-325-1301; www.palmmountainresort.com
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The resort's signature gondola rides dock in the lobby area.
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
This memorable desert playground offers an all-inclusive experience with amenities such as two championship golf courses, golf-in-miniature, grass, hard, and clay surface tennis courts, and pool area with cabanas and day beds. Recharge at The Spa Desert Springs, the on-site luxury spa complete with individual and couples suites, private pool, and bistro. Take a signature gondola ride through the resort’s waterways to one of the several restaurants. Bird watch throughout — you might spot exotic birds such as flamingos upon your arrival. Bust a move at Costas Nightclub or at the Oasis pool during one of the resort’s lively summer weekend pool parties. Sip craft drinks at the Blue Star Lounge and L Bar or unwind in your room taking in stunning views of the mountains or the lakes along the greens.
74855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert. 760-341-2211; www.yourdesertplayground.com
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The colorful pattern of the Saguaro Palm Springs is inspired by indigenous desert flowers.
The Saguaro Palm Springs
This hip hotel boasts 14 hues derived from indigenous desert flowers both inside and out. Rotating local artists, in conjunction with the Palm Springs Museum Artist’s Council, transform the spacious lobby into a gallery on a monthly basis. Enjoy morning yoga, touring bikes, a 24-hour fitness center, and a boutique spa featuring oxygen-infusing treatments. Sample tacos at El Jefe and Iron Chef Jose Garces’ tapas at Tinto, the delicious on-site restaurants. A lively pool scene with world-renowned performing artists and lawn games make The Saguaro the ultimate fun destination.
1800 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-323-1711; www.thesaguaro.com
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The Miramonte Resort & Spa has three pools and an award-winning spa.
Miramonte Resort & Spa
Miramonte Resort & Spa, a tranquil AAA Four Diamond Award–winning Indian Wells resort with boutique-like style and classic sophistication, boasts 215 spacious guestrooms, suites, and villas, impeccable service, two on-site dining locations, three pools, an award-winning spa, and world-class golf. Relax and unwind amid 11 acres of Mediterranean village–inspired gardens and romantic architecture.
45000 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells. 760-341-2200; www.miramonteresort.com
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The Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa pool area has a sandy beach to play on.
Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Discover the extraordinary at Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa. Set against the Santa Rosa Mountains in the Coachella Valley foothills, the stunning Indian Wells resort creates an atmosphere of luxury and relaxation. Enjoy championship golf, rejuvenating spa treatments at Spa Esmeralda, delectable cuisine at SPC, Cava, and Glo Sushi, and relaxing camaraderie at Glo Lobby Bar. The stylish guest rooms and suites come with lavish amenities and private balconies. Make a splash in the pool, play on the sandy beach, or take the kids to Camp Oasis. This resort blends the essence of California’s midcentury style with contemporary, functional design seen throughout the property and in the newly renovated meeting space.
44400 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells. 760-773-4444; www.renaissanceindianwells.com