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Make Palm Desert your next getaway—choose from 49 great vacation rentals

Palm Desert is a family-friendly town located in the Coachella Valley, offering a relaxing and peaceful getaway in the gorgeous California climate with the outdoor enthusiast in mind. Hiking, biking, nature-watching, and more are all at your fingertips when you book a stay in one of our Palm Desert vacation rentals. Lie out poolside under the sun or gear up for an adventure.

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Palm Desert vacation rentals for every getaway

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Sunshine Serenity
2 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 4

Sunshine Serenity - Palm Desert, CA

$254 avg / night
Palm Desert Charm
3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Palm Desert Charm - Palm Desert, CA

$361 avg / night
PD Retreat
2 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 4

PD Retreat - Palm Desert, CA

$282 avg / night
Tennis on El Paseo at Sandroc
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Tennis on El Paseo at Sandroc - Palm Desert, CA

$216 avg / night
Robin Escape
6 Bedroom | 6.5 Bath | Sleeps 16

Robin Escape - Palm Desert, CA

$1,922 avg / night

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Recent Palm Desert vacation rental reviews

This was a very easy home to stay at. The supplies needed were all there. It was an easy process overall. From booking, to check in, to checking out. A totally flawless trip. We loved it so much we may consider coming out here during the holidays and making this an annual trip during the summers as well! Thank you!
Cindy C. | Aug 2022
I started out staying here every time I was in Palm Desert, but it's so perfect that I've started planning trips to visit the house itself, rather than the other way around. The best way to explain it is this: all the comforts of home with all the luxuries of a 5-star resort. Absolutely amazing views, impeccable interior design, and the secluded location makes for a spa-like atmosphere. And just a 3 minute drive to downtown Palm Desert/El Paseo Drive, delicious restaurants, and great nightlife! Just book it, you'll thank me later.
Michael and PeTrea R. | Aug 2022
I LOVED my weekend getaway at the PD retreat! You can't beat the location, it's walking distance from all the shops and restaurants. The house itself has all the amenities you could possibly need, such as a large pool, bbq grill, plentiful towels, comfy beds, etc. The modern/retro decor was fun and was thoughtfully decorated, and really fit in with the desert vibes. Can't wait to come back and stay here on my next visit to the desert!
Kat P. | Jul 2022
Palm Desert Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 112 of our Palm Desert homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 246 of our Palm Desert vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Palm Desert vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Palm Desert team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Palm Desert, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Explore our Palm Desert, CA vacation rentals

Ride the Aerial Tramway up to almost the top of San Jacinto Peak, and share breathtaking valley and mountain views with the whole family. For a revitalizing soak in a mineral pool or a spa day, head half an hour northeast to Desert Hot Springs. Save your spot in the middle of it all with a Palm Desert vacation rental, with an outdoor pool and plenty of room for the whole crew.

Where is Palm Desert?

Located in the heart of the beautiful Coachella Valley in Southern California, Palm Desert boasts spectacular views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Palm Desert lies an hour away from Joshua Tree National Park and about an hour and a half from San Bernadino. 

Things to do 

The spectacular hikes around Palm Desert can keep you busy for days. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a zoo and botanical garden that has something everyone will enjoy. Escape the desert heat by enjoying the water slides and sparkling pools at the Palm Desert Aquatic Center, or head out for a thrilling off-road tour through the desert.

Of course, visiting the famous Joshua Tree National Park will only heighten your love for the outdoors with its exquisite flora and fauna. Interstate 10 swings right through the Coachella Valley if you’re gearing up for a fun-filled music festival, or drive 15 minutes northwest to Cathedral City to see the Fountain of Life and the historic Mary Pickford Theater. For a special night out, Cork Tree California Cuisine offers seafood, racks of lamb, wine, and even live entertainment.

Get to know a different side of Southern California by heading inland to one of our serene Palm Desert vacation homes or condos, and find much-needed recharge from daily life. Grab a home base in the heart of it all, where you can breathe easy under blue skies.

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