Where to stay near Palm Springs?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,589 house rentals near Palm Springs. From 2,526 houses to 1,719 condos, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palm Springs for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palm 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 Palm Springs:

  • The Movie Colony: 434 vacation rentals
  • Racquet Club Estates: 523 vacation rentals
  • Tahquitz River Estates: 458 vacation rentals
  • Indian Canyon: 275 vacation rentals
  • Twin Palms: 369 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 Palm Springs?

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

  • Indian Canyons: 6,745 home rentals
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway: 5,600 home rentals
  • Escena Golf Club: 6,673 home rentals
  • Palm Springs Station: 5,096 home rentals
  • Palm Canyon: 6,761 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palm 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 Palm Springs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,526 houses in Palm Springs. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Palm Springs include:

  • Condos: 1,719 lodging choices
  • Villas: 444 lodging choices
  • Resorts: 309 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with free wifi in Palm Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with free wifi among our 560 vacation homes with free wifi available in Palm Springs.

    California Dreaming in Palm Springs

    The warm desert climate of Southern California is ideal for a vacation in the sun. The city is a vacationer’s dream, with plenty of exciting attractions, events and shopping, including the weekly Palms Springs street fair that features local artists and entertainers on a boulevard lined with countless places to eat and drink.

    Full Relaxation in Palm Springs Condo Rentals

    Palm Springs vacation rentals offer you access to a wide open and scenic desert landscapes, and are perfect for a vacation of sunning, swimming, hiking, playing golf and tennis, or just enjoying a glass of wine on your private terrace while you watch the sunset.

    With more than 350 days of sunshine every year and just over 100 millimeters of rain, the climate in Palm Springs guarantees sunshine for your family vacation. Palm Springs rentals with pools are ideal vacation lodgings, giving you your own private place to cool off in the desert sunshine.

    Living the High Life in the California Desert

    Sitting below the San Jacinto, San Bernardino and Santa Rosa Mountains, in the broad expanse of the Coachella Valley, Palm Springs is easily accessible from both Los Angeles and San Diego. It became a tourist resort in the late 1900s, when America’s rich and famous flocked here for the curative properties of the dry desert heat. In the 1920s and 1930s, Hollywood’s elite escaped to Palm Springs for privacy, building exquisite vacation homes and resorts. The region became so popular that it spawned a style all its own, known as “Desert Modern”.

    Palm Springs Golfing: Perfect Conditions and Picturesque Views

    There are plenty of options for places to stay in this corner of California. Palm Springs condo rentals are fantastic for golfers! With more than 125 golf courses, you’re sure to find the perfect vacation rental near the course of your choice. A total of nearly 2,500 holes challenge every level of golfer. The dry and sunny desert climate means no rain-outs, and the picturesque valley and surrounding California mountains provide an unparalleled backdrop.

    When it comes to Palm Springs golfing, the choices are virtually endless. Tee off at Cathedral Canyon Country Club, once owned by band leader Lawrence Welk, or the Classic Club, which has hosted the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic for several years. Or consider the Desert Dunes Golf Club, the very first golf course designed by the world-famous Robert Trent Jones Jr., considered one of the best golf courses in Southern California.

    Palm Springs Shopping: A Deal and a Designer on Every Corner

    While Palm Springs is famous for its enchanting desert beauty, other lovely things also draw people to the city. Palm Springs shopping is world-famous, with some of the best upscale stores in Southern California. There are incredible malls, including the El Paseo Shops and the Palm Springs Shopping Mall, as well as designer discount malls and unique boutiques. Three main shopping areas are right downtown, with even more in the surrounding area. If you have your car, or a rental, you can turn the fun of Palm Springs shopping into an all-day affair!

    Activities and attractions in and around Palm Springs

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking and golfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Palm Springs a fun place to get away. These 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 (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens (13 mi / 20.9 km)
    • O'Donnell Golf Club (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Bel Air Greens (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Cimarron Golf Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)

    Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Palm Springs

    Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Palm Springs is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Baristo Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Tahquitz Canyon (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Desert Highland Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Indian Canyon (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)