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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Palm Desert, California, USA your home away from home

Palm Desert is a very desirable place to visit or live. Just down the road from the city of Palm Springs, it offers modern golf course villas and a beautiful shopping district. It is particularly popular with retirees and winter snowbirds with its sunny winter climate. Surrounded by the San Jacinto Mountains, it is in the heart of the Colorado Desert.

Things to Do in Palm Desert, California

Golf is a major activity and many holiday villas in Palm Desert are built on golf courses. The PGA West Golf Course nearby hosts many prestigious golf tournaments. Famous golf courses in the area include La Quinta Resort and Club, The Quarry designed by Tom Fazio and the Arnold Palmer Golf Course at the Silver Rock Golf Resort. Shopping is another popular activity with many designer names and national chains having a presence in Palm Desert. Tennis and swimming can be enjoyed in the local area.

Places to Visit Around Palm Desert, California

Palm Springs, just 14 miles from your Palm Desert holiday villa, has a pleasant main street for strolling, shopping, dining and people watching. It is also the source of the natural thermal springs that gave the town its name. There are several health spas in the area for treatments as the waters are known to be good for treating skin complaints and arthritis. Neighbouring La Quinta is another pleasant place to visit with shops and high-end restaurants. In March it hosts the annual La Quinta Arts Festival outdoors. Those wanting to hike in the mountains or take a ride on horseback should head to Indian Canyon. For a special trip, Jeep tours are an adventurous way to experience the Santa Rosa Mountains and see the San Andreas Fault.

Weather in Palm Desert, California

Palm Desert holiday rentals enjoy a typical desert climate with warm winters and hot summers. The average summer temperature is 89°F (32°C), but temperatures above 108°F (42°C) are possible and sometimes they exceed 120°F (49°C). After darkness however, the daytime heat is quickly lost. Winters are very pleasant in Palm Desert with highs ranging from 72-85° (22-29 °C). The area boasts 348 days of sunshine and less than five inches of total rainfall annually.

Travel to Palm Desert, California

The nearest major airport to Palm Desert holiday rentals is Palm Springs International (PSP) Airport. It has regular flights from many American airlines particularly during the winter season which starts in October. It is a pleasant 12 mile drive from the airport to Palm Desert along the quiet 111 Highway. For international travellers, the Los Angeles-Ontario (ONT) International Airport and San Diego International (SAN) Airport are both within easy driving distance of this sunny destination.

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Recent Reviews

Palm Desert vacation

5 of 5
The home rental surpassed our expectations. Great property that was in great shape, very clean and very well maintained. Felt at home as soon as we walked in. Nicole made the whole checking in - check out process as simple as possible enabling us to begin enjoying our vacation the minute we entered the property. 10 out of 10
  • Review Submitted: Feb 09, 2018
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2018

We will be back

5 of 5
Easy check in and everything was easy to use - pool heater, spa and most! Well equipped with everything you have at your own home. Conveniently located in south palm desert. So much to do for young or old - age range of our group was 3 to 62. Awesome trip!
  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017