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Highlights Palm Springs

  • Murray Canyon
  • Casinos
  • Sunshine
  • Outdoor activities
  • Golf
  • Oasis of Palm Trees

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Palm Springs, Coachella Valley
Vacation Rental • 624 ft² • 1 Bedroom
5.0
(20 reviews)
CITY ID #1458 vrbo.com/331018. Contact me FIRST for monthly rates for winter tax-free SNOWBIRD rates! Click "contact host" ----> INSUITE WASHER & DRYER and a DISHWASHER...RARE! Most have none! CHECK OUT MY GREAT GUEST REVIEWS since 2011!!!SOUTH FACING, on the QUIET SIDE, away from the traffic noise of Palm Canyon Drive, this unit is self-contained!The City of Palm Springs ID #1458.Sorry, PETS are not allowed by guests. Be leery if other owners allow it, you could be fined.(Click ASK OWNER A QUESTION to get an accurate quote for over 28 nights...there is NO TAX! LONG TERM GUESTS: inqu...
from $134 / night
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Palm Springs, Coachella Valley
Vacation Rental • 1249 ft² • 1 Bedroom
5.0
(20 reviews)
Pristine Mid Century Architecture Circa 1954 in LOW DENSITY neighborhood. Decor recently updated w/ furnishings and architecture (Eames, Florence Knoll, Eero Saarinen, Neaguchi, Blenko), fine Modern Art: paintings and sculptures. Extensively remodeled in 2016 & updated in 2019. On a quiet residential street in the historic Warm Sands neighborhood just 5 blocks from downtown. Amazing west mountain views - simply breathtaking!The home is spacious with its open floor plan and tiled floors throughout. Equipped with new central heating and cooling, a full-size washer and dryer, WiFi, a whole...
from $156 / night
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Palm Springs, Coachella Valley
Vacation Rental • 1798 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.9
(20 reviews)
If you are looking for rest and the comforts of your own home, look no further. Beautiful 1940's Spanish adobe hideaway nestled in a beautiful private south palm springs neighborhood. Spectacular Mountain views from the private tiled courtyard with a custom pool and jacuzzi. All the tranquility that Palm Springs has to offer, yet minutes from the downtown village if you feel like going to town.You will instantly feel like you are home as soon as you walk through the door of this quaint charming villa filled with antiques and old world appointments. And you will never want to leave the enorm...
from $350 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Palm Springs

$584for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$629 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Palm Springs

32%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
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Palm Springs Vacation Rentals

Desert Vacation Villas

Popular rental home locations in Palm Springs include the Desert Sun Resort, Miramonte Resort and numerous private villas. You can reserve a rental home on upmarket Palm Canyon Drive and Cabrillo Road and there are neat cottages and convenient lock-up-and-go apartments set in lush gardens near upscale shopping districts and golf clubs.

Palm Springs Resort Villages and Spa Holidays

Resort villages like the Miramonte Resort and Spa, La Quinta Resort and Club and Rancho Las PalmasResort offer a vacation home to rent in the city, or you can opt for a vacation rental from a private owner. Most private villas have pools, garden areas, outdoor patios and balconies. You can opt for a vacation rentalin the heart of the city or downtown.

Vacationing in Palm Springs

Luxury Desert Resort

Palm Springs is located in the sun-drenched Sonoran desert in California's Coachella Valley, well known for its popular hot springs, canyons and sandy beaches. It is 55 miles east of San Bernardino and 107 miles east of Los Angeles, north-east of San Diego, and to the west of Phoenix, Arizona. It covers 94 square miles making it the largest city in the county.

Sandy Beaches

Newport Beach, Dana Point, Carlsbad and Oceanside are popular for their swathes of sandy beaches. Laguna Beach, Huntington, San Clemente, Del Mar, and La Jolla beach are all within driving distance. You can find condos near most of the beaches and most have panoramic views and beaches within walking distance.

Getting Around Palm Springs

The CBD is very pedestrian friendly but to visit the rest of Coachella Valley opt for a private rental car, 4 x 4, or passenger van. If you want to enjoy the area at a slower pace, opt for a bicycle rental. The area has a good system and network of roads and highways and you can opt for the local bus service or taxis to see the sights.

Wind Turbines in Palm Springs
Wind Turbines in Palm Springs

Activities

Outdoor and Water Activities in Palm Springs

Choosing to rent a vacation home in Palm Springs is ideal if you enjoy the outdoors, water sports, want a spa vacation or just laze on the beach. The area offers hiking, mountain climbing, surfing, windsurfing, swimming and cycling.

A Fantastic Beach Holiday Destination

If your fantasy is a sandy beach holiday in a beautiful location, you will enjoy Palm Springs. While beaches are natural and beautiful they offer good infrastructure, restaurants and facilities, activities for children and wild areas.

Gambling and Casinos

You don't need to drive all the way to Las Vegas to tempt lady luck. Palm Springs offers a wealth of casinos to while away the evening. You can find a table or slot machine at the Spa Resort Casino or AguaCaliente Resort and Casino in Coachella Valley and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Palm Springs.

Top 5 things to do in Palm Springs

1. Visit the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The aerial tram offers beautiful views of the valley and is a great day trip for the whole family. Even those who don't enjoy heights are set at ease by the secure comfort of the tram and the gorgeous scenery. The tram rides up to the mountain from where you can walk the Desert View Trail or enjoy a meal at Peaks restaurant.

2. Hike to San Jacinto Mountain

A visit to San Jacinto Mountain is definitely a must-do activity when in Palm Springs. This beautiful area is 8000 feet above sea level and you can hike from the mountain station to the peak or access it via the aerial tramway. In this case it is a 10 minute trip. The mountain habitat is home to gorgeous flowers, animals and views.

3. Palm Springs Air Museum

The Palm Springs Air Museum is very popular with visitors. This historical tour offers a glimpse into planes from bygone eras. At the museum you can tour the inside of a B-17 bomber plane and learn about planes from WWII to present day.

4. Villagefest

Villagefest takes place each Thursday when Palm Canyon Drive is dotted with food stalls, shops that open till late and live music displays. It is a great chance to sample food from different vendors and enjoy the local musicians. As an added bonus the Palm Springs Art Museum offers free admission after 4 pm.

5.Tour the Indian Canyons

Part of the history and geology of the area, the Indian Canyons are accessible by jeep and hiking tour and are very much a part of the region's heritage. See nature at its most striking and enjoy cacti and flowers in season.

Typical Luxury Villa in Palm Springs
Luxury Villa in Palm Springs

Useful Information

Warm climate

Palm Springs has a hot, dry, desert climate. May is warm and sunny and is a great time to visit the to visit the area. The average high temperature in May is 95 degrees F. Palm Springs has more than 300 days of sunshine and only 4.83 inches of rain each year.

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

When visiting Palm Beach a visit to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a great way to keep the family entertained. The zoo is a botanical delight and houses giraffe, Mexican wolves and animals from Africa, North Asia and the Americas.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Palm Springs

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Palm Springs last year?

We can see from last year that Palm Springs had an average price of $616 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in the USA.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Palm Springs?

Those who want to save as much as possible visit Palm Springs in March, June, or September, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $570, $594, and $600 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Palm Springs go up the most?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Palm Springs, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of October (with an average of $647 per night), followed by April ($647), and then December ($640).

Do I need to plan a trip to Palm Springs well in advance?

If you decide to put Palm Springs on your bucket list, we suggest planning your vacation well in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 88% of rentals booked the previous year.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

July, August and June are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 25%, 21%, and 17%. However, even during these months, when the availability is the highest, the average is just 21%. So we highly recommend you always book your vacation early Palm Springs.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Palm Springs?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is March (only 2% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by April (3%), and then February (4%). During these three months, the availability is only 3%. It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many vacation rentals are there in Palm Springs?

In Palm Springs we work with 5 different providers to give you a choice of 720 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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