Luxury Palm Springs holidays offer a fantastic getaway boasting outdoor adventures, relaxing spas, and championship golf courses. With a choice of accommodation, from intimate hotels to full-service resorts, you can experience Palm Springs your way.
With over 350 days of sunshine a year, this desert retreat is known for its number of attractions and signature events. Some of the highlights include the BNP Paribas Open, Coachella Music & Arts Festival, Modernism Week and Palm Springs International Film Festival, as well as the Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Garden, Palm Desert.
This paradise can also be enjoyed from the fantastic golf courses set in the heart of the stunning scenery, as well as from the heights of the Aerial Tramway, or on a quad bike through the desert. Venture out around 45 miles and you can discover the wonderfully unique Joshua Tree National Park.
Greater Palm Springs is made up of nine cities. The highlight is Palm Springs itself, an oasis for art, luxury shopping and fascinating museums. But there is also Cathedral City, home of the Indian Canyons and Wet’n’Wild waterpark, along with Indian Wells, the base of tennis on the west coast of America.
Whatever you’d like to do in Palm Springs and its surrounding area, our Travel Specialists can tailor-make your dream holiday in paradise. Contact us to start planning today.
- In Palm Springs relax by the pool, play a round of golf or discover the nightlife of this desert oasis
- Take to the skies on a helicopter flight for a bird's eye view of the breathtaking Grand Canyon
- Be surrounded in the outstanding natural beauty of Yosemite National Park
- Take a self guided tour of Alcatraz, the former federal penitentiary for America's most notorious criminals
Situated in downtown Palm Springs, the Parker is a trendy and boutique 144 room hotel set within 13-acres of pretty gardens. With outdoor and indoor swimming pools, two restaurants and a Spa, guests will love this stylish and arty retreat in the desert town of Palm Springs. Estate Rooms are compact and feature fashionable furniture and Jonathan Adler. Patio Rooms have an additional feature of an ...
Situated in La Quinta in Greater Palm Springs, at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains, lies the long-standing La Quinta Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. Opened in 1926, this village-style resort is spread over 45 acres and has retained its feel of the Hollywood glamour era. A collection of casita style accommodations are spread throughout the pretty gardens of the property. There are a v...
- Over 20 miles of scenic mountains and hiking trails from the hotel’s doorstep
- Enjoy sweeping views across Coachella Valley from The Edge Steakhouse
Essential Information for travelling to Palm Springs
What's the best time to visit Palm Springs?
The stunning weather makes Palm Springs a year-round destination for lovers of heat. We recommend visiting from January to April as the temperatures still soar but are more hospitable than the summer months, when they can reach triple digits.
Do I need a visa?
Currently, many British citizens traveling on a valid, individual machine readable or e-passport, with a return or onward ticket, and who are staying for less than 90 days, qualify for the Visa Waiver Program. This means they can travel visa-free with only an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).
Palm Springs Flight Information
To visit Palm Springs, you can fly from Heathrow (LHR) to Palm Springs International (PSP) in around 15 hours, including a stopover. Or you can fly direct to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from Heathrow (LHR) in around 11 hours, and transfer to Palm Springs in 2 hours.
Palm Springs Sightseeing Ideas
On top of the more famous sights in Palm Springs, there are several hidden gems waiting to be explored. You can admire an immense art collection at Palm Springs Art Museum, explore a hidden waterfall oasis at Tahquitz Canyon, or visit Palm Springs Air Museum and take a high-octane flight in a classic plane.
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