There’s nothing more romantic than looking deep into your beloved’s eyes –– but the look of love can be found all around in Greater Palm Springs. Set your sights on beauty and set the mood for romance with these romantic Greater Palm Springs locales—where you might find the view just as awe-inspiring as your partner.
Vista Point | Palm Desert
This cliff-side turnout spot along Highway 74 in Palm Desert has a reputation for romance. Head up the mountains from the valley floor and you’ll find the spot just five miles up on your left. Pack a picnic dinner to watch the sunset, or make the adventure up this winding road at night to see all of the Coachella Valley twinkling below.
Bump and Grind | Palm Desert
There’s nothing wrong with a little bump and grind — especially at sunset, when this popular hiking trail is frequented and enjoyed by many. The technicolor sunset views are worth the workout. This hike is located on the mountain in Palm Desert, so it makes for the perfect date spot – you can hit the trail then head over to El Paseo for coffee or dinner.
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage | Rancho Mirage
Perched on a bluff overlooking Greater Palm Springs, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage offers some of the best views — making it a secluded sanctuary for love.
Grab a couple of cocktails at the Air Pool Bar or from State Fare Bar + Kitchen and claim a seat at the fire pit to watch the night unfold over the valley, or treat yourself and your date to dry-aged steaks and seafood at The Edge Steakhouse.
Escena Lounge & Grill | Palm Springs
Enjoy incredible views at Escena Lounge & Grill, where the palm trees, San Jacinto Mountains and lushly manicured golf course provide a spectacular setting. Closer to hand, dishes like brown buttered seared scallops and short ribs are presented with an artists’ eye for visual detail, making dining here a treat for the eyes, as well as the taste buds. The sunset-drenched dinner hour is a singular experience, but don't forget the Sunday brunch.
Peaks Restaurant at The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway | Palm Springs
Peaks Restaurant is the height of fine dining in Greater Palm Springs — literally. Perched roughly 8,500 feet above this Southern California oasis, the restaurant offers unrivaled views of Palm Springs, as well as a solid menu of New American fare. Plus, the journey to dinner above the clouds is its own grand adventure. After driving up the winding mountain road located at the north end of Palm Canyon Drive, you and your date will take a ten-minute tram ride up the cliffs in the world's largest rotating tram car. The exhilarating experience is unlike any other in Greater Palm Springs.