For those looking for the ultimate desert oasis playground, Palm Springs is an ideal choice. Boasting championship golf courses, Michelin-starred dining, and world-class casinos and entertainment, discerning travelers will find all their hearts’ desires in Palm Springs.

Whether you prefer an active, outdoor adventure or an indulgent, relaxing spa weekend at the inimitable Parker Palm Springs Yacht Club, you’re in the right place. Palm Springs provides an atmosphere as varied as its landscape and is sure to become a favorite destination for visitors from all corners of the world.

The area is also renowned for its deep roots in the entertainment industry. Such titans as Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Dean Martin, and Liberace have made their homes here. Today, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival draws some of the biggest names in Hollywood for a 3-day extravaganza celebrating music and the entertainment arts.

For an eclectic dining experience, try Miro’s Restaurant. With their 21st century interpretation of Hungarian classic dishes, Miro’s is sure to please those with a hearty appetite for old European favorites. It is a perennial favorite for guests and locals alike.

Desert Palm Oasis
Desert Palm Oasis

Villaway’s vacation homes make your sojourn to Palm Springs an even more memorable occasion. Choose from such luxury villas as the Desert Palm Oasis, a property boasting what seems like its own private resort right in the backyard. Boasting an enormous saltwater swimming pool and hot tub with dual-sided waterfall and a grouping of sun loungers, it’s easy to soak up the southern California rays. A full outdoor kitchen offers easy al fresco dining and a bar for 10+. For those who prefer to stay active, a full basketball court and sand volleyball pit will fit the bill nicely.

Palm Desert Retreat
Palm Desert Retreat

The Palm Desert Retreat is perfect for large groups, with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths, accommodating up to 14. Amenities at this 2-acre private estate include a large in-ground pool with a generous sundeck, al fresco living and dining areas, sliding doors which create a magnificent indoor/outdoor space, all in the California Spanish Revival style.

Desert Chic Retreat

Desert Chic Retreat is the optimal vacation property for those who want both privacy and convenience. With accommodations for 8 guests, Desert Chic Retreat boasts a generous outdoor living area, complete with pool, hot tub, covered and open seating, a sand volleyball court, and a putting green. It is located just a short drive from all the amenities of downtown Palm Springs.

Hidden Oasis

Hidden Oasis is a jewel amongst Palm Springs vacation villas. Featuring accommodations for up to 10 guests, a small sampling of its generous features include sweeping interior architecture with the generous use of natural materials, an exterior yard simply perfect for entertaining, with a saltwater pool and incredible big screen TV, 8-person hot tub, complete summer kitchen and lush, tropical landscaping.

Grande Desert Estate

The Grande Desert Estate is a Tuscan-inspired masterpiece, with 7 bedrooms, 7.5 baths and accommodating up to 20 guests. Grand spaces, archways and frescoes define this exceptional villa, in which no detail was overlooked.  Indoor amenities include an enormous chef’s kitchen and exquisite bedrooms suites, with every luxury included. Outdoor amenities continue to please, with a largely furnished loggia, a dramatic water feature and a generously-sized in-ground pool. It is everything one would expect from a Grande Desert Estate, all with stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

With so much variety at one’s fingertips, it’s difficult to decide what to see and do during your time in Palm Springs. Make sure you take advantage of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, with the world’s largest rotating tramcars. Take in the beauty of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park as you enjoy spectacular 360-degree views of the Chino Canyon. It’s the ultimate introduction to this fascinating area, full of natural beauty and man-made excitement and attractions.