Looking for an extraordinary getaway in Palm Springs? Discover unique experiences at these top resorts and hotels, where you can enjoy everything from flamingos and boat rides to stunning mountain views.

Flamingos & Boat Rides at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort

Chilean flamingos wade in the water at Flamingo Island at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort.

At JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort, you’ll find a flock of Chilean flamingos frolicking on Flamingo Island. These pink patrons are the resort’s permanent celebrity guests, with daily feedings guests can join. Don’t miss the two baby flamingos, the latest additions to the flock. While at the resort, make sure to reserve your boat ride. The resort offers boat rides that take off from inside its vast lobby, with stops at Mikado Japanese Steakhouse or Rockwood Grill.

Mountain Views at Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs 

The rooftop pool at Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs with the San Jacinto Mountains in the background.

Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs offers breathtaking mountain views from its 7th-floor rooftop pool. The crystal blue pool provides one of the most stunning vistas of Greater Palm Springs, making you feel like you can touch the San Jacinto Mountains. Enjoy a cocktail from High Bar and dry off around the fire pits while taking in the sights.

Mediterranean Villas at Korakia Pensione 

Korakia Pensione exudes an old Hollywood charm with its Mediterranean-style villas. This intimate resort features lush landscapes, historic bungalows, fire pits, and pools. Enjoy classic and foreign films under the twinkling stars in one of their outdoor courtyards.

Relaxing Hammocks at The Saguaro 

A series of hammocks underneath a shade canopy at Hammock Village at The Saguaro.

The Saguaro is known for its technicolored façade and funky décor. At Hammock Village, guests can relax in swaying hammocks under a shaded canopy, perfect for a nap or reading a book. The area also includes sofas and a bocce ball court for some friendly competition.

41 Pools at La Quinta Resort & Club 

A yoga studio at La Quinta Resort & Spa with a gold and silver mural of Buddhas.

La Quinta Resort & Club boasts 41 climate-controlled pools, heated in the winter and cooled in the summer. The resort’s yoga and mindfulness programs are popular among guests. The yoga studio features stunning murals of Buddhas, painted by Amanda Giacomini as part of her 10,000 Buddhas project. This serene space is perfect for self-reflection and makes a great Instagram backdrop.

Bowling at Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa  

Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa offers a variety of activities, including swimming, golf, spa treatments, and a 4-lane bowling alley. Kids can enjoy duckpin bowling while parents relax at the microbrewery-style bar with arcade games. The resort also partners with Animal Samaritans to host adoptable dogs, so you might leave with a new furry friend.

Start planning your stay in Greater Palm Springs and discover many more unique finds. The question now is, what will you find?