Photography Provided By: Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
Photography Provided By: Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

5 Places to Stay, Play and Social Distance in Greater Palm Springs This Summer

Custom Suites: These Palm Springs Hotels Have Everything You’re Looking For

Written By: Nicole Fera Places to Stay in Palm Desert

In need of a mini vacay? Look no further than Greater Palm Springs! This region of SoCal is known for its sizzling summer heat waves and expansive, luxurious resorts (who are working tirelessly to safely welcome back guests). When planning your post-quarantine getaway, there are a number of places to stay, so we’ve narrowed down the desert’s top spots that will suit whatever type of vacation you crave. From customized suites to palm tree-lined pools, these resorts take the cake for the perfect desert escapes.


1 | Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa Places to Stay in Palm Desert

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa reopened their doors on July 1! This gorgeous Rancho Mirage destination offers access to three pools, a lazy river and a cliffside hot tub with a stunning backdrop of the rugged mountains. Their new Summer of Spritz pool menu highlights several delicious bites and beverages, including the shrimp and fennel wrap, the summer salad and cocktails like the French Berry Frosé, made with Absolut Juice Strawberry Vodka, Meiomi Rosé and Island Oasis Raspberry. 

In an effort to Stay a Part of Safety, the resort has updated cleaning guidelines and implemented additional procedures to ensure the health, safety and comfort of its guests as part of the new Omni Safe & Clean initiative. Starting now, Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa is offering 30% off your stay (without any requirements)! Book your sun-drenched getaway today!

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41000 Bob Hope Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270


2 | Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells

Situated at the foot of the Santa Rosa mountains, Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells provides a comfortable escape for couples and families alike. With two 18-hole golf courses, an expansive pool that resembles a sandy beach and plenty of places to fill your plate, this Indian Wells resort is the place to stay this summer. Take in views off of your private balcony and enjoy the sunshine at this newly-renovated property. 

Now through the end of the year, Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells is offering a family package that includes connecting rooms, a discovery family box with games and pizza, soft drinks and cookies on arrival night. To book this package, go to   and use code “VFE.”

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells
44400 Indian Wells Ln
Indian Wells, CA 92210


3 | ARRIVE Palm Springs Places to Stay in Palm Desert

Calling all millennials (we know you’re antsy)! ARRIVE Palm Springs is open for business! Pack your bags and enjoy some sunshine, cocktails and a nice long float at this hip midcentury modern hotel in the heart of Palm Springs! The resort has implemented numerous cleaning safety measures through their ARRIVE Clean Program to ensure your stay is safe and fun. Some of these measures include hygienically wrapped bath linens, reduced in-room touchpoints, optional in-stay servicing and extra attention to high-touch areas. Reservations can also be canceled up until the day before your trip!

ARRIVE Palm Springs
1551 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262


4 | Hyatt Palm Springs Places to Stay in Palm Desert

For those who have never stayed in Palm Springs before, the Hyatt Palm Springs is a great place to start. The resort is centrally located and is the only all-suite hotel in the area. Each room is not only oversized but comes complete with furnished balconies, living rooms and stocked with whatever your heart desires. Their concierge program is top-notch, and the resort staff is eager to make your stay superb the day you check in. To ensure the safety of their guests, food and bar service will only be offered outdoors, and social distancing at the pool will be enforced—don’t forget your mask!

Hyatt Palm Springs
285 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262


5 | Hotel California Palm Springs

If you’re heading to Palm Springs for a quiet, rustic retreat, then look no further than Hotel California. This Palm Springs location is all about relaxation and taking a step away from the daily hustle and bustle. The property is embellished with traditional Spanish décor and displays a unique quintessential charm. The scenic patio area offers views of the mountain range and on-site gardens, and each room is just a short walk to the pool. The hotel also has a fire pit where you and your SO or family can cozy up for some peaceful alone time and enjoy the warm summer breeze.

Hotel California Palm Springs
424 E Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92264

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Nicole is a New Jersey native who studied English and Journalism at Monmouth University, Long Branch. She moved to sunny San Diego to enjoy all that it has to offer, including the beach, the music scene and the opportunity to share her love of Journalism with others. She hopes to continue writing by making a career of her first true love: words.


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