Throughout Greater Palm Springs’ nine resort cities, visitors can choose from a wide array of accommodations, from full-service family-friendly golf resorts and destination spas to trendy boutique hotels, renovated historic inns, bed and breakfasts, vacation villas, and more.

When you’re looking to experience the nostalgia and glamour of Palm Springs from its Hollywood heydays, book a stay at one of the resort city’s unique hotel hideaways. Since the 1930s, these intimate retreats tucked away in private neighborhoods have enchanted guests with the perfect mix of romance whether a midcentury modern retreat, Spanish hacienda or Moroccan villa.

Spa goers can experience the desert’s deeply-rooted tradition of “taking the waters” in Desert Hot Springs, a veritable spa city atop an underground aquifer brimming with hot mineral water. More than 20 spa resorts, including celebrity haven Two Bunch Palms, tap into the therapeutic thermal mineral water known for its renowned healing properties, and also offer a pampering array of spa services and holistic treatments.

Planning a trip to Joshua Tree? There’s something for every type of traveler—from quaint inns, hiply furnished bungalows and kitschy Airstream hotels to standard hotel chains and resorts