Greater Palm Springs
Nine resort cities, one beautiful oasis
Greater Palm Springs is a surprising oasis with luxury resorts, soothing mineral springs, upscale shopping, culture and art – plus endless outdoor recreation – all embraced by 350 days of sunshine. It is a destination unlike any other. It is a place to play all day or do nothing at all.
Luxury and pampering are a part of the experience no matter what you choose to do. From the moment you arrive, you will discover elegant surroundings and the highest standard in hospitality – luxury resorts to intimate inns. Choose to stay on a mountain perch overlooking the entire valley or in a hip mid-century hotel. Whether classic or reinvented, the overnight experience promises to be memorable and extraordinary.
The dining scene in Greater Palm Springs offers culinary gems for every appetite, from celebrity chef bistros to idyllic patios under the stars and classic piano bars. Partake of tapas and cocktails or feast on gourmet delights – whatever your mood. Find the best burger around or sample bites of local offerings at one of many street fairs throughout the valley. The choice is yours.
Relaxation and rejuvenation are synonymous with Greater Palm Springs. Any trip to the oasis is even better if you plan to visit one of our spas and schedule a pampering, one-of-a-kind treatment. The year-round sunshine mixed with magical waters make for instant relaxation. Choose from the soothing natural mineral waters of Desert Hot Springs to dozens of spas throughout the valley that cater to your every need with creative treatments to energize, renew and transform. Take some time to tap into the healing power of Greater Palm Springs and just make time for you. Bliss out amid Tuscan villa opulence or in a spa suite with indoor-outdoor fireplace and a bucket of champagne. Custom-crafted lotions and potions utilizing indigenous plants and botanicals will make your experience truly unique.
If you prefer outdoor indulgence, Greater Palm Springs is your perfect playground. Sunny hills and picturesque canyons offers miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails. Explore the lush palm oases of the Indian Canyons or Joshua Tree National Park’s vast canvas of breath-taking desert beauty and unique plants and wildlife. Explore on your own or take an exhilarating Jeep or Hummer tour. Don’t leave without experiencing Greater Palm Springs from 8,000-feet above on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, boasting the world’s largest rotating tram car. Hike, picnic and play in pristine mountain-high beauty, just a 10-minute ride from the valley floor.
Golf & Tennis
Greater Palm Springs is rightfully known as the “golf capital” of the country. With more than 100 championship courses, including PGA WEST, golfers may choose a different course every day to conquer or watch world-class golfers on the links in major golfing tournaments. Tennis fans and players flock to our oasis for championship play and to attend the BNP Paribas Open each spring with the world’s top tennis players.
When it’s time to relax, play or luxuriate, plan your visit to Greater Palm Springs.