Destination guide

Explore the desert setting in Desert Hot Springs

The area's museums and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Desert Hot Springs. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the spas, hot springs and restaurants. River and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Desert Hot Springs

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Desert Hot Springs has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Desert Dunes Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Cimarron Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • O'Donnell Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Bel Air Greens (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Desert Hot Springs

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Desert Hot Springs. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Desert Highland Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Panorama Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Century Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Baristo Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Mount San Jacinto State Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Desert Hot Springs

The nearest airport is in Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), located 9.6 mi (15.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), which is 20 mi (32.1 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Desert Hot Springs?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 7,523 house rentals around Desert Hot Springs. From 3,938 Houses to 2,273 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Desert Hot Springs?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Desert Hot Springs:

  • Twin Palms Estates: 666 vacation rentals
  • Historic Tennis Club: 149 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Palm Springs: 580 vacation rentals
  • Terra Lago: 370 vacation rentals
  • Century Park: 38 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Desert Hot Springs?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Desert Hot Springs. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mission Lakes Country Club: 4,632 home rentals
  • Desert Hot Springs Town Center: 5,728 home rentals
  • Cabot's Pueblo Museum: 5,635 home rentals
  • Sea Mountain Resort Nude Spa: 5,142 home rentals
  • Palm Desert Country Club: 4,752 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Desert Hot Springs listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Desert Hot Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3,938 Houses in Desert Hot Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Desert Hot Springs include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,273 lodging choices
  • Villas: 537 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 36 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Desert Hot Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6,606 vacation homes with pool available in Desert Hot Springs.

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