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Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Private 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Fully Renovated, with Pool and Views

Proof that great things really do come in small packages! Nestled behind 15 foot ficus hedges, this well appointed vacation rental, offers total privacy and comfort. Located in the western edge of the desirable Warmsands neighborhood, it is conveniently located within walking distance to downtown Palm Springs, as well as the casino and Arenas Street. This one bedroom, one bathroom home, at about 525 square feet has been completely renovated with all new, updated, and modern fixtures, furnishings and finishes. There are dark hardwood floors throughout, and beautiful stone and glass tile in the bathroom. The kitchen has brand new appliances, with a gas range and oven, and sleek white quartz counter tops. The kitchen is well stocked with quality dishes, utensils, and kitchenware; you will have everything you need to prepare gourmet meals. With separate zone air-conditioning and heating, the quiet and modern system will keep you comfortable in all seasons, without the noise, so you can sleep through the night. There is a sofa with a queen size bed, 2 flat screen TV’s, cable television, a DVD player, a sound system that you can play your own music on or our NANO with close to 1000 songs in many varieties, and wireless wifi for a speedy internet connection. This unit is part of a triplex, the grounds are well maintained, the pool is clean and inviting, barbecue on the gas grill, and enjoy the view from the comfortable outdoor furniture. The unit can sleep 3-4 guest, but we do have a fully contained "casita" master suite that can also accommodate 3-4, inquire for more information to rent the entire property. We have done our best to address all the needs of the traveler who insist on a luxe experience, while still feeling at home in a cozy and comfortable setting. We are certain you will love it, and will find it hard to leave this beautiful, inviting and peaceful retreat upon your departure. The City of Palm Springs ID # 2533.

Primary renter must be at least 25 years of age, in accordance with the City of PS Vacation Rental Ordinance.

More Details

Norman Duarte
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About Norman Duarte

Have discovered recently that I love being part of a successful vacation experience.

Norman Duarte purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Norman Duarte chose Warm Sands

This property had everything and was where we wanted to be. We wanted privacy, and with the enclosed pool and yard by the mature ficus hedge, it offered us that. For the two of us, this one bedroom unit was the perfect size, for what had become, frequent Palm Spring get aways.

What makes this apartment unique

All the upgrades and furnishing and decoration is very special, yet casual and comfortable. It's been described by most who have seen it as, 'having a good vibe'.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Warm Sands, California

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Great water pressure, with a window with a view of the mountains
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom with a queen size bed, down comforter, and down pillows, high quality linens. there are blackout shades, and a 32' mounted flat screen TV.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Having not rented a vacation home before, I was relieved to find the property exceeded my expectations. This rental is beautiful! Very clean and tastefully decorated. While staying here I felt accommodated for as if I were at hotel, but also like I was at home. It seems small but there was enough room for myself and two friends who stayed with me (we were in town for the Coachella festival). Norman was pleasant and thorough in making sure my stay went well. I was very sad to leave and am looking forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: 26-Apr-2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jessica, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this thoughtful review. I wanted to create a place that has the expected comfort of a hotel, but also allows my guest to feel at home. From what you wrote, it appears that we are on the right path. It was nice and tidy when I returned, and I thank you for that as well. Be well, and until the next time, take care. Best, Norman
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Great little place for 2 people. Walking distance to downtown, private and well kept. The owner is excellent to deal with and very accommodating.

  • Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Immaculately kept, romantic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place so very much! It was lovely for just the two of us. The location is excellent! Everything you need is very close and the view is phenomenal! The place is beautiful and Norman has really taken time and thought about whatever you might need and provided it for you. We did not have to call him for anything. Everything was exactly where you'd think it would be, easy to find and immaculately kept. We spent a whole afternoon lounging in the pool and gazing at the mountains and palm trees feeling spoiled and truly on vacation. There are other tenants but we only saw them once and never heard them. It felt extremely private and romantic the whole time. This was the 1st of three places we stayed while in California and it was by far the best. We kept saying, "I miss Norman's place". Actually, now that I'm back home, I still miss Norman's place. Oh and if you're there, do the Palm Springs Aerial Tram! Don't think twice! Hiking on the top of a mountain is priceless and amazing. Thank you Norman for providing such a wonderful place to stay! We highly recommend your place to everyone!

  • Submitted: 5-Nov-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you J, for the kind words. You and your husband were a pleasure to host, I certainly wish all guest were as thoughtful as you! Always welcomed again. Best, N
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Perfect couples get away

  • 5 of 5

We love the location and it is a perfectly cozy place with great amenities. The apartment has a fully stocked functional kitchen, completely updated bathroom and living area and the outside pool area is private and a perfect place to relax! It is close to downtown restaurants and you can day trip to LA in about 2 hours. Our favorite place to stay when in Palm Spring! Thanks Norman!!

  • Submitted: 8-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Lovers Nest!

  • 5 of 5

Norman was so easy to deal with. Any question we had which weren't many he replied right away. He made our stay so easy. His property is a Gem! Perfect lovers nest for sure! Cute and cozy and you can tell he takes very good care of this property. From the decor to the beautiful landscape by the pool. I could not say anything but good things about the house on Santa Rosa :) Me and my husband lounged by the pool pretty much every day and went out on the town at night. I would highly recommend staying here! The price was amazing and you are literally minutes from downtown which was great! Also you are minutes away from spa resort casino which we hit up a couple times.:) me and my husband will for sure be coming back to stay! This will be my new place to stay each time we come back to Palm Springs. I know I have said it a thousand times but Thankyou again so much for everything Norman!

  • Submitted: 19-May-2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint, clean and conveniently located

  • 4 of 5

Norman is a great owner to rent from. His rental unit was small but very comfortable and all that is necessary to enjoy a stay in Palm Springs. The bed, in particular, was very comfortable. Norman was easy to contact and pleasant to deal with. I would recommend this place to those who are looking to be close to the downtown area.

  • Submitted: 3-Mar-2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Clarence, especially for leaving my apartment so clean and tidy. You too are very easy to work with, enjoy the rest of your stay in PS. Cheers! Norman
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Palm Springs Airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 111
Car: not necessary

Located in the heart of Palm Springs, within walking distance to the casino, and Palm Canyon Drive.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Warm Sands, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 8 2018 - Jun 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
Summer Rate*
Jul 6 2018 - Sep 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$104.15
Pet Fee C$131.84
Cleaning Fee C$98.88 + Tax

If you prefer, you can opt for a $500.00 REFUNDABLE deposit. The $100.00 Pet Fee is a Refundable Deposit. *HOLIDAYS and Event Weekends priced at Standard Rate. **Rates do not include heating of the pool. Our older system can be costly to run, so the cost will vary depending on your desired temperature, usually between $15.00-$25.00 per day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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