Luxurious Living: Top 10 Resorts In Palm Springs, California - Updated 2024

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Raise your hand if you are always looking forward to a relaxing vacation! Well, we all know that it is always fun and exciting to roam around a city, especially if it’s the first time, and discover its many attractions. But sometimes, all we need is just a comfortable staycation. Not just in our own homes but in a place that will make us feel at home. That is where resort properties come in handy, as they are perfect accommodations for those who yearn to unwind and enjoy many amenities.

In Palm Springs, California, luxurious resorts are there on every corner. Why? Because Palm Springs is known to be a resort city in Southern California. Tourism here has been a major factor in Palm Springs’s economy with its numerous vacation rentals such as bed and breakfasts, hotels, and resorts. They also have several popular restaurants and dining spots around the city to cater to its visitors and vacationers. Here’s a rundown of the top resorts in Palm Springs to help you choose for your next trip to California!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 20, 2024.

1. Marquis Villas Resort by Diamond Resorts (from USD 109)

You can experience luxury in the cheapest way possible. The resort’s location is in the heart of Palm Springs at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains, which will spoil you with stunning mountain views. One-bedroom condos come with fully equipped kitchens and private patios or balconies. What a refreshing stay you could have with great value for money. The location is also a winner as it puts you close to several parks, dining destinations, and attractions such as Palm Springs Air Museum and Moorten Botanical Garden.

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Marquis Villas Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 140 South Calle Encilia
430 meters (0.3 ft) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Parking Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services Billiards

2. Palm Canyon Resort by Diamond Resorts (from USD 182)

The Palm Canyon Resort is a lovely resort on South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. The suite rooms are spacious and come with a kitchenette, a seating area, and a private, furnished balcony with access to stunning views all day and night. The property has various activities, such as indoor basketball or volleyball courts and a games room. You can also take a plunge in the inviting resort pools surrounded by palm trees or work out at the gym. Head over to the pool bar or outdoor patio when hunger strikes to order light bites and filling meals.

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Palm Canyon Resort This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: 2800 South Palm Canyon Drive
4.95 km (3.1 mi) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Parking Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace

3. WorldMark Palm Springs - Plaza Resort and Spa

This spa resort is just a 15-minute drive away from Downtown Palm Springs. If swimming in their two outdoor pools is not enough, you can avail of its on-site full-service spa. There are also hot tubs and a sauna available. There’s complimentary hot coffee available daily until noon. What’s nicer? The coffee comes with a doughnut on Saturdays! Should you stay here, you’ll get to admire the views of Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort, which features two 18-hole championship golf courses.

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WorldMark Palm Springs - Plaza Resort and Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2601 Lawrence Crossley Rd
6.42 km (4.0 mi) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Parking Pets allowed Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

4. Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs (from USD 196)

The resort features a relaxing and luxurious spa that promotes well-being for the mind, body, and soul using exotic Balinese, Thai and Indonesian rituals on site in their 18 therapy rooms, giving different kinds of services. Fitness and yoga classes, a hot tub, and luxurious treatments are also available for a well-rounded stay.

After relaxation, groove to live entertainment, and other exciting events the resort regularly conducts. Indulging in delicious American cuisine is easy because it has three distinct dining venues. When exploring what the area offers, you can take advantage of the complimentary bike rentals available in the property to survey the city effortlessly.

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Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1600 N Indian Canyon Drive
2.26 km (1.4 mi) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

5. Sparrows Lodge (from USD 212)

The modern Sparrows Lodge, situated on East Palm Canyon Drive, is just a 5-minute drive from Palm Springs Art Museum. It features an outdoor pool for a quick dip anytime you want and landscaped garden for unwinding pursuits. You can relax in a poolside hot tub, sit on the lounge chairs, play tennis, and use a bicycle to roam around the property. Your call! But make sure you take advantage of the delicious cuisine served at the resort’s signature restaurant, The Barn Kitchen.

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Sparrows Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: 1330 East Palm Canyon Drive
2.88 km (1.8 mi) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms

6. Desert Isle Resort

Palm Springs’s list of best resorts wouldn’t be complete without a mention of Desert Isle Resort. This accommodation has stunning facilities that are very relaxing and convenient. The rooms are cozy and spacious, making them look comfortable to sleep in all day and night. Most of the rooms feature a kitchen that comes with an oven, microwave, and dishwasher. The good news is that there’s a supermarket just half a kilometer (0.3 mi) from the resort. If you wish to be active during your stay, you can play various sports within the premises or traverse the nearby hiking trails.

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Desert Isle Resort, a VRI resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2555 East Palm Canyon
3.66 km (2.3 mi) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Parking Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

7. Century Palm Springs A Gay Men's Clothing Optional Resort (from 199 USD)

Have you heard of a resort that caters to gay men? Sound cool, right? But this is not only for gay men out there. If you are a man (straight or not) looking for a place to soak up the sun without feeling embarrassed about wearing a thong or being unclothed, try heading to this excellent accommodation option, which there are a lot in Palm Springs, by the way. The property is roughly under three minutes from downtown via car.

Century Palm Springs A Gay Men's Clothing Optional Resort

Address: 598 South Grenfall Road, Palm Springs, CA 92264, United States of America (see map)

Price: from 199 USD

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8. L'Horizon Resort & Spa (from USD 445)

Oh, luxury! Why do you have to be so expensive? L'Horizon Resort & Spa is an adult-only (21+) property with a top-notch wellness center. You can enjoy soothing hot tub soaks and a wide variety of body treatments, massages, facial treatments, and beauty services in its in-house spa facilities. The rooms have a coffee machine for convenience. The area is famous for bicycling, and bicycles are available for free. What other things to do in the resort? Relax and enjoy!

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L'Horizon Resort & Spa, Hermann Bungalows

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1050 East Palm Canyon Drive
2.82 km (1.8 mi) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km)

9. Parker Palm Springs (from USD 199)

This resort is just a 4-minute drive from Palm Springs International Airport, where you can experience luxury in no time. Each room has a unique design making it a fabulous resort. Guests can also dip in the resort’s three pools or have a relaxing treat at the spa center. If you are hungry, you can eat in their two in-house restaurants.

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10. The Monkey Tree Hotel (from USD 219)

This desert hideaway is a boutique hotel in Palm Springs. The accommodation is situated on lush landscaping that features four pools including two outdoor heated swimming pools and a separate spa area with a hot tub and cold plunge, that also comes with a sauna. Most of the rooms have a kitchen and a living room area. It’s truly relaxing and luxurious when you book a stay at this property.

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The Monkey Tree Hotel

Address: 2388 East Racquet Club Road
3.59 km (2.3 mi) from Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs

Mobile app for room service Meeting/banquet facilities Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Air conditioning Fire extinguishers Hot tub First aid kit available Fax/photocopying

Under the tree

It is not bad to live in luxury for a few days as long as you can afford it. Besides, it’s fun and relaxing to stay in a place that caters to all of your needs! So, do you know what resort to choose when you visit Palm Springs? Consider one of these accommodations to help you leisurely cool off the desert heat.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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