Come Play in the Sand in Palm Desert, CA

Home to more than 100 public, private and semi-private golf courses, Palm Desert is well-known as a golf vacation paradise; but all the excitement in this vibrant desert vacation oasis isn’t found in the sand traps. Surrounded by stunning desert and mountain vistas, Palm Desert is an emerald jewel of lush gardens, sapphire swimming pools and gently swaying palm trees set in the heart of Southern California’s beautiful Coachella Valley.

The playground of Hollywood stars and winter snowbirds, Palm Desert offers vacationers a wonderful variety of activities from elite boutique shopping and delicious spas to exciting jeep adventures and hot air ballooning — and much more. Some of Palm Desert’s most popular attractions include:

Palm Desert, California

  1. The Living Desert zoo and botanical garden is a Palm Desert must-see attraction. The world’s desert environments and the fascinating creatures that live there are on display in natural habitats. Live animal shows, animal meet-and-greets, giraffe feeding, camel rides and more make for a unique zoo experience. Walk the grounds or ride the tram for a bird’s-eye view.
  2. From Broadway to Vegas to Symphony Hall, you can always count on catching a great show at the McCallum Theatre. On stage now are The Music of Marvin Hamlisch, sopranos Renee Fleming and Susan Graham in recital, All New Best of Doo Wop and Forever Plaid.
  3. Take a scuba class, exercise in the lap pools or take the kids to play on the water slides and splash pool at the city’s beautiful new Palm Desert Aquatic Center.

A delightful selection of luxurious Palm Desert vacation rentals encourages visitors to extend their vacations and enjoy all the Coachella Valley has to offer. Pack your golf clubs and resort wear and book a fabulous Palm Desert condo rental or spacious Palm Desert garden villa rental on today!