HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

Contemporary Comfort in Resort Setting * Great Reviews *

34 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
5 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Palm Springs - Colin's Palm Springs Getaway

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 4)

Come relax at Colin's Palm Springs Getaway, a clean and modern upstairs vacation condo in beautiful sunny south Palm Springs. This vacation retreat is decorated with Palm Springs contemporary comfort in mind, and is fully stocked with the amenities to make it your perfect home away from home. Getaway from traffic and stress, and getaway to relaxed Palm Springs living.

The Palm Canyon Villas are known for having tall palm trees, well-maintained landscaping, and a comfortable resort feel. The four unique pools and four tennis courts are all newly refinished and clean. The location is terrific, with walking paths, golf courses, hiking, and shopping within a quarter mile of the property. The residents and tenants of Palm Canyon Villas are primarily 40+, and the atmosphere is peaceful, friendly, and very relaxed.

Read on the lanai and enjoy the view of the pool and the gardens, or take in a game of tennis just steps from the unit. If golf is your sport, the popular Tahquitz Creek public golf course is right across the street. Swim in one of the four heated salt water pools. At night prepare a meal in the fully stocked modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and then eat in the dining room or on the lanai. For your entertainment, there are two 42" flat screen TV's with HD programming, or choose from the DVD library or from 1000's of streaming Netflix shows.

The spacious master bedroom (w/ cal king bed) features an en suite bathroom and a sitting area with a desk and a chair where you can read or use your laptop with the provided high speed WiFi internet. The guest bedroom (w/ queen bed) is smaller but comfortable for one or two people. Both bedrooms feature high quality luxurious bedding.

Please use the form on the right to contact me with any questions you might have. I am happy to assist you.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Colin Sowa
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016

About Colin Sowa

My name is Colin, and I am the owner of this condo. I have lived in Palm Springs since 2005. In 2011 I bought this condo and updated it to make it the kind of place I would like to stay in.

Colin Sowa purchased this condo in 2011

Why Colin Sowa chose California Desert

Palm Canyon Villas is a beautifully maintained property in south Palm Springs, which is very desirable to vacationers. The multiple pools and tennis courts, and easy access to golf and shopping make it a perfect vacation spot.

What makes this condo unique

This condo is rented by the owner, not a rental agency ensuring you more personal and prompt replies and service. To make your stay a little easier, the condo is stocked with a week or two supply of staple goods like tissues, toilet paper, garbage bags, paper towels, and laundry supplies.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your condo was a dream. Every need was anticipated. Thank you so much for making our stay so easy. We definitely will be coming back and hope that your condo will be available. P.S. Marilyn was great!
Aug 2013
  • 1 of 1


based on 34 holidaymaker reviews

Contemporary Comfort in Resort Setting * Great Reviews *
average rating of 4.970588 based on 35 reviews
Tampere, Finland

A beautiful and well-equipped condo

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four spent a very relaxing week in Colin's condo in mid-October. Everything was just as described and pictured, actually even better. The beds were comfortable, bathrooms and kitchen very well stocked and the balcony was my favorite place for morning coffee. Overall the condo was very clean, well-maintained an thoughtfully decorated. Wi-fi was great. We enjoyed the pool and the hot tub, played tennis (with Colin's equipment) and made short day trips around Palm Springs. Tramway is an absolute must-see, Joshua Tree National Park is awesome and something very unique for us (compared to northern Europe). Colin's instructions were very thorough and he also gave many good tips and suggestions about restaurants etc. The neighborhood was quiet and felt safe, there are several grocery stores nearby and it was very easy to drive around in this area, especially compared to LA where we spent the first part of our trip. Colin took good care of us throughout our visit and returned the deposit promptly. For our family this was our best HomeAway experience so far!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Palm Springs Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Palm Springs and it was our first trip using VRBO and I'm pleased to say it was an excellent experience all around! Of course we enjoyed Palm Springs but the most pleasant surprise was our accomodations. The condo is lovely, tastefully appointed and in a great location with everything we needed for our stay. The host, Colin Sowa, was very gracious and accomodating and communicated every step of the way to make sure we had a great experience. We will definitely be using VRBO in the future and we highly recommend Colin's condo if you are headed to Palm Springs!!

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Palm Springs Perfection

  • 5 of 5

I can't think of enough superlatives to describe our stay at Colin's condo. The location was perfect for Palm Springs first-timers, as the airport is less than 10 minutes away; Von's, Target, and Trader Joe's are all close by, and it's a short drive to downtown. The condo itself is exactly as pictured; everything is in mint condition and so clean! I have never stayed in a place that was as well-equipped - Colin has thought of everything! Blender, French press, martini glasses, tennis rackets, beach chairs, first aid kit - you name it, it's here.The saltwater pools are fantastic and again, very clean. If there is a downside, it is the traffic noise one hears in the smaller bedroom, but here again, Colin has anticipated the problem and provided a white noise machine to mitigate the sound of the highway. This is truly a 5-star property, and we cannot wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, thank you for the kind review. You and your cousin were a pleasure to have as guests at the condo. I’m glad you had a great time. Some people ask me about noise, so I would like to add that the while the complex runs along the road, the condo itself is inside the complex and away from the street. Some sound comes in on one side where the tennis courts open to the street. At certain times of day you can hear a hum of cars from the smaller bedroom. It’s pretty minimal but I put the white noise machine in there as an option for light sleepers. Thanks again, and come back anytime.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Lovely modern decor and plenty is space

  • 5 of 5

We were 4 adult first timers to Palm Springs staying in the property and there was plenty of room for everyone to relax. The complex is quite old but this apartment has been renovated to a high standard and has everything that you could possibly need. The kitchen is very well equipped and lovely and clean and bright. The master bedroom is simply huge as is the ensuite bathroom. From a female point of view I absolutely loved this bathroom with its attached wardrobes which made it like a dressing room. The other bathroom is a decent size as is the second bedroom. There are a large amount of good bath and pool towels which is very handy, also outdoor lounges for the pool. The pool was lovely and clean and the surrounding pool area was very well kept as were all the grounds and we enjoyed swimming daily. The tennis courts are very close to the apartment and also looked in very good condition. There is a strip of shops with a Vons supermarket a short 5 minute walk away and we found this most useful for supplies for our breakfast etc and for picking up coffees. There is a golf course directly across the road and it was a short uber ride to the Palm Springs strip with all the restaurants etc.The owner Colin is incredibly friendly and helpful and goes out of his way to make sure everything is satisfactory. I would go back to this property in a heartbeat and we felt very at home there.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Instantly at home

  • 5 of 5

We rented this apartment to be our base for the days before and after our wedding. And it couldn't have been more perfect. It was clean, well equipped and comfortable. Colin really has made sure that there was everything you needed whether you wanted to cook a meal or enjoy time by the pool. There were even tennis racquets and tennis balls. It served us well as a place to crash and recouperate. Thank you, Colin. We won't hesitate to recommend this place to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Amazing getaway in Palm Springs!

  • 5 of 5

We were amazed at the attention to detail that Colin had put into the condo. Aside from having a nice and relaxing time in the warm sun of Palm Springs, our family enjoyed every aspect of this condo. We were able to play tennis using the equipment Colin provided and we spent a lot of time in the pool simply relaxing.

When we were exploring options for condos, this one was on the edge of our price range, but we knew we were travelling during the busy season and most options were more expensive due to spring break. Let me be the first to let you know that this one was worth the additional money. Everything was so clean and tidy upon arrival and Colin did a great job of communicating with us up to, and during the visit. He even stopped by with a bottle of wine to welcome us.

We've rented several times using VRBO, but this was our best experience by far!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tahquitz Creek Golf Courses
Nearest Point of Interest
Tahquitz Creek Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Vons Market and other shopping
Nearest Point of Interest
Rimrock Hiking Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Glory To God Ministries
Nearest Point of Interest
Trader Joe's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Eisenhower Medical Office
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Palm Springs
Nearest Point of Interest
IMAX and Mary Pickford Theaters
Nearest Point of Interest
Knott's Water Park and Fitness Pointe Gym
Car: recommended

Great location with quick access to the airport, downtown Palm Springs, and all the other desert cities. Walking distance to Vons, Trader Joes, and other shopping. Next door to Tahquitz Creek Golf Course (public) and hiking trails.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Palm Springs, Davenport

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer/Fall 2016
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter/Spring 2016/17
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer/Fall 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £204
Cleaning Fee £61 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Note: There is a $75 cleaning fee. Stays under 28 nights pay a 11.5% City Room Tax (TOT #4834). There is a discounted monthly rate. Stays over 21 days will be discounted based on the monthly rate. Standard rental agreement required. Please email me with any questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Palm Springs in the California

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot

You might like these similar properties