The Best Vacation Rentals in Palm Springs, California (Private Pools, Cozy Cabins, and More!)

Planning a getaway to Palm Springs, California? If you are looking for vacation rentals in Palm Springs (and near Palm Springs), you have some cool options from which to pick.

As the gateway to the California desert, Palm Springs and neighboring desert communities make for easy and relaxing getaways.

Whether you want to hike to an oasis, or lounge by the pool, shop, or do brunch, Palm Springs delivers! And there are many options for day trips from Palm Springs as well, if you choose to spend a few days here.

From spacious homes with mountain views and private pools to cozy cabins in the desert, there’s a perfect Palm Springs stay for every type of traveler.

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Best Vacation Rentals in Palm Springs, CA

Whether you visit Palm Springs alone, as a couple, or as a family or group of friends, you will find several options for vacation rentals in and around Palm Springs.

We’ve curated a list of the coolest Palm Springs vacation rentals here, to help you find the stay that is perfect for you.

We hope our round-up of Palm Springs vacation rentals is a helpful resource for you as you plan your California desert escape.

Palm Springs is a hugely popular getaway destination in season, and accommodations tend to fill up early, so if you are looking to visit, lock in your stay as soon as you can!

Colorful Palm Springs Airbnb with Pool

Sleeps 2 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Palm Springs
Superhost: Yes
Airbnb Plus: Yes

This beautiful home is one of the best full-home rentals in Palm Springs. The vibrant interiors have a wealth of art and brightly colored contemporary furnishings. The bright kitchen is fully stocked, if you want to cook.

Palm Springs Airbnb Home with Pool
Colorful Palm Springs Home with Pool PC: Airbnb

The bedroom comes with a comfortable queen bed and quality linens, a ceiling fan, and light-darkening shades. The home is fully air-conditioned for comfort.

Walk through the jazzy yellow doors into the delightfully landscaped backyard, to soak in the heated pool or spa or to relax on the sun loungers. Enjoy the view of the mountains from the private backyard, and do some outdoor cooking!

Additional Amenities: Netflix, Amazon Echo, sound system

Guest Review:I didn’t want to leave!!! This place is beautiful and had everything we wanted and needed for our stay plus more!! It’s one of my favorite Airbnb homes I have stayed in so far!! The views were breathtaking and the pool/hot tub was one of my favorite places to be while there!” — Erica

Mid-Century Palm Springs Airbnb with Pool

Sleeps 3 · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Palm Springs
Superhost: Yes
Airbnb Plus: Yes

This classic mid-century modern home features post and beam architecture, with tall ceilings, and many windows to let in natural light. The living space features separate sitting and dining areas, with contemporary furnishings.

Palm Springs Mid-Century Modern Airbnb
Living Area with Access to the Outside PC: Airbnb

The kitchen is fully equipped for cooking, and sleeping arrangements include a comfortable king-sized bed, and the contemporary bathroom features a walk-in shower.

The home’s main draw is its beautiful backyard, with mountain views. Here, you will find a private backyard with lots of amenities to help you enjoy your time outdoors: a hot tub, a private pool, sun loungers, fire pit, outdoor seating, and a barbecue grill.

Located in a quiet neighborhood with vintage homes an d a retro vibe, this home is an easy 5-minute drive to downtown Palm Springs. You can even bike into town! There is parking on the premises.

Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, TV, wifi

Guest Review:The garden outside is sublime. There are lemon trees and grapefruit trees which our hosts generously let us pick from so we could make our own lemonade. The decor was lovely, love the little touches that made it feel homey. The hot tub on the side of the guesthouse is awesome to laze in at night with wine. HUMMINGBIRDS everywhere. This place is so very special and I highly recommend you book here.” — Andrew

Dreamy Desert Cabin

Sleeps 2 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Whitewater (15 minutes from downtown Palm Springs)
Superhost: Yes

This gorgeous open-concept A-frame cabin with a loft is located in Whitewater Canyon, close to Whitewater Preserve and only a 15-minute drive to downtown Palm Springs. The cabin is 45 minutes from Joshua Tree National Park and not too far from the Grand Cabazon Outlets. The setting is magical and secluded, perfect for a romantic getaway or a quiet escape.

Airbnb Cabin Whitewater California
Romantic Desert Cabin near Palm Springs PC: Airbnb

Inside, you will find modern decor, with thoughtful touches, and a four-poster king bed hung with romantic white drapery. A clawfoot tub invites relaxation. The cabin includes a fully-stocked kitchen, if you enjoy cooking your own meals.

Outside, you can relax in the hot tub while you take in a spectacular desert sunset, stargaze after dark, or enjoy S’mores by the fire pit. There are many hiking trails to explore, and Whitewater Preserve features refreshing oasis pools. All this beauty, just a short drive away from the heart of Palm Springs!

Additional Amenities: Air-conditioning, TV, wifi

Guest Review:We had an amazing time at the Wildflower Cabin. The pictures don’t do the views justice. 360 views of the mountains are visible from every window. Location is perfect...Cabin was in immaculate shape…We enjoyed drinking wine on the porch overlooking the mountains and watching the shooting stars from the hot tub. We will definitely be back.” — Cameron

Mid-Century Home with Pool

Sleeps 4 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths
Location: Palm Springs
Superhost: Yes

This stunning mid-century modern has a beautiful wood ceiling in the living space, and elegant furnishings and art galore. Each of the two bedrooms has a comfortable king bed. There is a full kitchen, should you wish to cook.

Living Room Palm Springs Airbnb with Pool
Stunning living area PC: Airbnb

Outside, you will find a secluded backyard, with a private pool, plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy the sun (or shade!), and a barbecue grill. Both front and back yards are beautifully landscaped.

The home is located about 7 minutes from Palm Springs International Airport, and is close to shopping and dining in downtown Palm Springs as well.

Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, indoor fireplace, air-conditioning, TV, wifi, books and toys for kids, free parking

Guest Review:An absolute wow. This home is stylish, warm and probably the nicest Airbnb I’ve experienced. We loved the mid-century architecture, original art, great light and public spaces. Bedrooms were private and comfortable. And if you have to work, it’s a great place to do that too, with a cozy fireplace and fast wifi.” — Rhia

Mid-Century Palm Springs Oasis

Sleeps 6 · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths
Location: Palm Springs
Superhost: Yes

This beautiful Palm Springs home is an award-winning mid-century modern design with a stunning interior and equally gorgeous exterior. The home is located in the quiet Racquet Club Estates area, close to everything Palm Springs has to offer.

Living Area Palm Springs Airbnb
Living Area PC: Airbnb

The interior is luxuriously furnished, and features separate living and dining areas and a full chef’s kitchen. The master bedroom has a super comfy king bed, while the other two bedrooms feature queen beds.

Outside, you will find a lovely backyard, complete with a gorgeous private pool and spa, a fire pit, outdoor grill, plenty of outdoor seating, and magnificent mountain views.

Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, cable TV, air-conditioning, indoor fireplace, wifi, free parking

Guest Review:This place is amazing! Self check-in was easy and the place was what we expected, and more. The backyard is very large with plenty of space to spread out. The best part was relaxing in the pool while enjoying the mountain view. The home decor makes you feel like you just stepped into a fancy hotel. And the beds are very, very comfortable.” — Samantha

Private Palm Springs Casita

Sleeps 2 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Palm Springs
Superhost: Yes

This well-appointed room has its own private entrance, with a king bed and private bathroom. The property has a beautiful view of the San Jacinto mountains, and guests have access to the pool and hot tub in the backyard.

Private Casita Airbnb in Palm Springs California
Bedroom in Palm Springs Casita PC: Airbnb

The casita is located close to downtown Palm Springs and the aerial tram. There is a mini fridge in the room, but no kitchen. Guests also have access to community amenities such as a heated pool and jacuzzi, and tennis courts.

This Airbnb is a great choice for a short stay for a couple or a solo traveler, if you do not need a kitchen. The host offers a light breakfast in the beautifully-landscaped backyard.

Additional Amenities: Air-conditioning, room-darkening shades, cable TV, wifi, free parking on premises

Guest Review: This little casita is a dream getaway. The location is perfect, the host is wonderful, the amenities are a dream, and the room is perfect. There was not one thing I would have changed about our choice of stay.” — Celeste

Palm Springs Studio Casita

Sleeps 2 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: South Palm Springs
Superhost: Yes

Casa Ponderosa is a private dog-friendly studio casita is South Palm Springs. The casita has two private patios with views of Mount San Jacinto, outdoor seating, and a grill for outdoor cooking.

Casa Ponderosa Airbnb Palm Springs CA
Spacious bedroom at Casa Ponderosa PC: Airbnb

Inside, you will find a kitchenette for cooking light meals, a spacious bedroom with access to the back patio, and a writing desk. The queen bed features quality linens and the furnishings are elegant and well-chosen.

The property is located in a quiet neighborhood by the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course and is a short drive from shopping and dining in downtown Palm Springs.

Additional Amenities: Cable TV, air-conditioning, wifi

Guest Review:Peaceful place to rest, relax, and enjoy the stars! We don’t see many stars with the bright LA lights. Also, enjoyed the many hummingbirds buzzing by. If you are looking for a quiet retreat, this is the place. Check in & out were easy, thoughtful amenities throughout, and a very comfortable bed made for a perfect stay!” — Suzanne

Cozy Desert Retreat with Pool

Sleeps 7 · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 1 bath
Location: Windy Cove (About 10 minutes from downtown Palm Springs)
Superhost: No

This beautiful Coachella Valley home is located in Windy Cove, about 10 minutes from downtown Palm Springs. It exudes a mid-century modern vibe and features a sparkling pool.

Windy Cove CA Airbnb
Comfortable Living Room at Windy Cove Home PC: Airbnb

Inside, you will find separate living and dining spaces, both well appointed with lots of comfortable seating and a large screen TV. There is a fully-stocked kitchen. Each bedroom has its own air-conditioning unit.

The backyard features a great view of the surrounding mountains. The pool is serviced twice a week. The location is quiet and peaceful, yet close to the city, for a great family vacation.

Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, Roku Smart TV with Netflix and Hulu, wifi

Guest Review:This is a great place about 10 minutes from downtown Palm Springs. The interior is fun and stylish, and the beds are the most comfortable I’ve slept in at an Airbnb! The pool and waterfall are such a lovely touch, and there is plenty of space. Definitely recommend!” — Katelyn

Well-Appointed Condo in Palm Springs

Sleeps 2 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Palm Springs
Superhost: Yes, Airbnb Plus: Yes

This beautiful pet-friendly condo is located just a 5-minute drive from shopping and dining in downtown Palm Springs. It sits directly across from the Palm Springs Visitor Center and is convenient to the aerial tram as well.

Airbnb Condo in Palm Springs California
Southwest Inspired Condo PC: Airbnb

Inside, you will find a spacious sitting area and a separate dining area, a full kitchen, and a bedroom with a queen bed. The decor is Southwest inspired, with bright cheerful colors. The condo is light and bright.

You also have access to community amenities, including several pools and hot tubs, and tennis courts. The grounds are beautifully landscaped.

Additional Amenities: Self check-in, washer and dryer, TV, wifi, air-conditioning, free parking on premises

Guest Review:This one bedroom condo is an oasis. Tastefully decorated and designed with comfort and style in mind. I love the floor to ceiling mirrors that made it feel very spacious, the modern appliances, the games, the furniture and the memory foam mattress. We really enjoyed our stay and highly recommend this especially for couples. The dining table was perfect if you need to do a little work which was important for my trip! I also love the cactus theme – it was fun to spot cactus elements around the unit. Love this detail!” — Christopher

Stylish Apartment in Palm Springs

Sleeps 3 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Location: Palm Springs
Superhost: No

This beautiful 1950s property sits just 5 minutes from downtown Palm Springs. With a mid-century modern ambience and lush landscaping surrounding the pool and jacuzzi, the adult-only property features beautiful mountain views.

BelleVue Oasis Airbnb Apartment in Palm Springs
Room at BelleVue Oasis PC: Airbnb

The individual unit comes with a king bed, sitting area, and a fully-appointed kitchenette, and has a private patio. The pool, jacuzzi, lobby, and common areas are shared by all guests.

Additional Amenities: Air-conditioning, TV, wifi, free parking on premises

Guest Review:True Palm Springs experience! We loved the room, very clean and modern. The bed was one of the most comfortable I’ve ever slept in. Very quiet even though we were right next to the pool, you couldn’t hear a peep. I also had a special request that the hotel manager fulfilled. The landscaping was one of our favorite parts-very tropical. Great location too!” — Sarah

Morongo Hilltop Villa

Sleeps 4 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths
Location: Morongo Valley (20 minutes from Palm Springs)
Superhost: Yes

This private and secluded hilltop home sits on 5 acres and features breathtaking views. It is the perfect place to relax and soak in the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Located between Palm Springs and Joshua Tree National Park, the home makes for a great base for city activities as well as a visit to the national park.

Morongo Hilltop Airbnb
Hot Tub at Sunset Morongo Hilltop Villa PC: Airbnb

Inside the home, you will find a spacious sitting area, a separate dining area, and two bedrooms, one with a king bed, and the second with a queen bed. There is a fully-stocked kitchen, should you wish to cook your meals.

The exterior is gorgeous, with a sparkling private pool, spa, waterfall, barbecue, and fire pit. The views from the yard are fabulous, during the day as well as at night, when you can see the lights of the city twinkling below.

Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, air-conditioning, wifi, TV

Guest Review:You can expect breathtaking views. The pictures don’t do it justice. It’s something you have to experience to appreciate. The sunrise and sunsets are beautiful. It’s quiet and serene. A great getaway from busy life…Enjoyed every single second.” — Athena

Secluded Desert Ranch

Sleeps 4 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Location: Morongo Valley (20 minutes from Palm Springs)
Superhost: Yes

Sun Ray Ranch is located in Morongo Valley, about a 20-minute drive from downtown Palm Springs and 30 minutes from Joshua Tree National Park. The secluded location means that you can enjoy a true desert getaway, but come prepared with supplies because the nearest full-fledged grocery store is 15 minutes away.

Sun Ray Ranch Airbnb
Charming Sun Ray Ranch PC: Airbnb

The cabin, with its cheerful red facade, sits on two acres of desert landscape with desert views. Inside, you will find comfortable furnishings, a queen bed, and a fully-stocked kitchen.

The backyard features a hot tub to relax and enjoy gazing at the stars, outdoor seating, fire pit, and a grill. This cabin is the perfect getaway if you are looking for a quiet place to relax and recharge not too far from the bright lights of the city.

Additional Amenities: Washer and dryer, TVs, wifi, air-conditioning

Guest Review: This darling home is even more charming than the charming pictures that are posted. There were many aspects of the stay that we especially appreciated, including cleanliness, amazingly hot showers, outdoor fun with the dart board and Bose speaker to cook by!” — Deborah


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Dhara loves to explore her home state of California. With her husband Kishore, she has done numerous road trips in the state in every season. She hopes to share her love of the Golden State with you, and help you find your own exciting experiences here.

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