That's all part of the magic of Palm Springs. With its state-of-the-art spas, it is a place for pure self-indulgence and uninterrupted leisure. There are lots of world-class golf courses, excellent restaurants and brilliant shopping, all in the heat of the desert sun.
Elsewhere, there's plenty of sightseeing to be done. A tour of the stars' homes is virtually compulsory. You could spend a day in the ancient Indian Canyons, visit Knott's Berry Water Park (Mar-Sep), or take a trip on the aerial tramway. Less than a 1-hour drive away is the Joshua Tree National Park with its other-worldly landscapes.
Rancho Mirage - better known as The Playground of the Presidents - is just a short 10-min drive from Palm Springs. Rancho Mirage is another desert oasis famous for its world-class spas, annual golf tournaments, amazing restaurants and distinguished country clubs. You'll find a 30-acre waterfront shopping district known as The River here too. a shopper's paradise!
Eats & drinks
Palm Canyon Drive is home to an abundance of stylish restaurants, or dine in one of the resort hotels where celebrities often pop in for a pre-dinner drink.
- Palm Springs Area Outlet Malls
- Palm Springs Zoo & Botanical Gardens
- The Palm Springs Tram
- The Indian Canyons Trails
- Stunning golf courses
Desert Hills Premium Outlet Mall
Just 20 min from Palm Springs you will find the Desert Hills outlet mall. Filled with numerous bargains at designer and brand-name stores such as Dior, Gucci and Escada to name but a few.
Different destinations have different magic touches so make sure to check them out to see what makes your holiday with us so special.
Flight direct with Virgin Atlantic to Los Angeles from London Heathrow.
Palm Springs is an easy 2 hour 30-min drive from Los Angeles.
Time difference: GMT -8 hours.