In the heart of the California, with fantastic views over Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage is a dream location for golfers, couples looking for a relaxing getaway, or families looking to make the most of California’s superb climate. A holiday home in Rancho Mirage offers privacy and tranquillity, while being close enough to many of Southern California’s attractions to make for a fantastic family holiday.
Most Rancho Mirage villas come equipped with their own private pool, which is the perfect place to relax with a book and a margherita and enjoy the fantastic Californian weather.
Rancho Mirage is the perfect destination for any keen golfer, and this is one of the main tourist draws for the town. With a seemingly endless number of 18-hole courses and resorts around the area, you are guaranteed to have at choice of several top-class courses right on the doorstep of your Rancho Mirage villa.
There are however also lots of attractions around the town to keep all family members happy. The Children’s Discovery Museum provides hands-on exhibits which will keep the little ones entertained. The Ritz Carlton Spa in the centre of town also offers a helping hand for those struggling to relax, while bike tours of the area are a great activity for the family to enjoy together.
There is also plenty to occupy Rancho Mirage guests on any night of the week in the town, with several popular restaurants and bars serving up steak and seafood as well as international cuisine. The Agua Caliente Casino is also good for those who like a gamble.
Rancho Mirage is only a short drive from Palm Springs, which has a whole host of outdoor activities on offer including horse riding around the desert, hiking in the mountains, tennis and swimming. The larger town of Palm Desert is also adjacent, with lots of great shopping and options for eating out.
Many visitors are drawn to California for the fabulous weather, and Rancho Mirage is no exception. The semi-desert climate means that Rancho Mirage enjoys warm, sunny weather almost all of the time, with average temperatures of up to 26C in the summer and 19C in winter. There is also very little rain most of the year, and even in the winter months there are very few rainy days, making Rancho Mirage the perfect winter escape.
Most international visitors will arrive at Rancho Mirage via Los Angeles Airport (LAX) which is 216km west of the town, although San Diego Airport (SAN) is also a viable option at 203km distance. From here, passengers can either pick up a car to get to their Rancho Mirage self-catering accommodation, or take a connecting flight to Palm Springs Airport (PSP), which is a much more manageable 13km from Rancho Mirage.