Destination guide

Explore the desert setting in Desert Hot Springs

The area's museums and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Desert Hot Springs. Travellers to this relaxing city praise the spas, hot springs and restaurants. River and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 centre. 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 holiday rentals are available around Desert Hot Springs?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,996 holiday lettings around Desert Hot Springs. From 3,678 houses to 2,127 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Desert Hot Springs:

  • Paradise Springs: 16 holiday homes
  • Vista Las Palmas: 675 holiday homes
  • Terra Lago: 285 holiday homes
  • Magnesia Falls Cove: 101 holiday homes
  • Fox Farm: 553 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Desert Hot Springs? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Desert Hot Springs. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mission Lakes Country Club: 4,518 holiday lettings
  • Desert Hot Springs Town Center: 5,553 holiday lettings
  • Miracle Springs Spa: 5,038 holiday lettings
  • Sea Mountain Resort Nude Spa: 4,982 holiday lettings
  • Sky Valley Golf Club: 7,560 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Desert Hot Springs?

Yes, of course. offers 3,678 Houses in Desert Hot Springs. Our other popular types of Desert Hot Springs holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2,127 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 516 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 224 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Desert Hot Springs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,417 holiday homes with pool available in Desert Hot Springs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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