Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Palm Desert

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and festivals with a rental holiday home in Palm Desert. Well known for its golfing, zoo and seafood restaurants, this relaxing city won't disappoint. River and Living Desert Zoo and Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Palm Desert

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Palm Desert a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Rancho Las Palmas Country Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Desert Willow Golf Resort (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Classic Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Palm Springs (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in Palm Desert

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Palm Desert. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Palma Village Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Civic Center Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Cahuilla Hills Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Palm Desert Cross (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Hovley Soccer Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Palm Desert

The nearest airport is in Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), which is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Palm Desert?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,571 holiday rentals around Palm Desert. From 3,901 Houses to 2,345 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Palm Desert is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palm Desert?

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

  • Bighorn: 68 holiday homes
  • Cahuilla Hills: 26 holiday homes
  • Spanish Walk: 119 holiday homes
  • Vista Paseo: 90 holiday homes
  • Summit: 71 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palm Desert?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Palm Desert. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Desert Willow Golf Resort: 7,925 holiday rentals
  • Palm Desert Country Club: 4,866 holiday rentals
  • Adagio Galleries: 8,031 holiday rentals
  • Toscana Country Club: 7,915 holiday rentals
  • The Gardens on El Paseo: 7,971 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palm Desert listed on Stayz 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 Palm Desert?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 3,901 Houses in Palm Desert. Our other popular types of Palm Desert holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,345 holiday houses
  • Villas: 540 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 200 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palm Desert?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,680 holiday homes with pool available in Palm Desert. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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