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Best Museums in Palm Springs and Coachella Valley

On the off chance you need a break from relaxing by the pool all day at the desert’s most talked about resort for gay men, you’re in luck. Greater Palm Springs is home to a varied collection of museums encompassing everything from modern art to...

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Ice Cream Shop Palm Springs

Sugar Rush

Ice cream, candy, epic deserts … you’re on vacation, time to indulge your sweet tooth and treat yourself! Here are some of our hospitality team’s favorite sweet spots in Palm Springs. And remember, vacation calories don’t count. Lolli and Pops...

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Aerial Tram

Cool Summer Activities in Palm Springs

When temperatures soar in the desert our favorite place to take shelter from the swelter is under the misters on a luxe lounge chair in the Descanso courtyard, preferably sans swimsuit. But if you’re in the mood to explore the world beyond our gardens,...

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Gay Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

Here in Palm Springs we love to turn just about anything into a celebration. When Sunday rolls around, the last thing we want to do is hang up our weekend party pants. It’s Sunday Funday! Time for boozy brunching, drag shows, beer busts, and T-dances....

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Artsy Adventures Around the Salton Sea

Looking for an offbeat day trip? Head down to the banks of the disappearing Salton Sea and spend a few hours taking in some of California’s weirdest landscapes and trippiest outsider art installations. Explore the dystopian ruins of Bombay Beach, follow...

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Mens Day Spas Palm Springs

Best Palm Springs Day Spas for Men

Why not pamper yourself with a relaxing day at the spa on your next desert getaway? Many day spas in Palm Springs offer services and experiences specifically tailored to men, including massage, facials, waxing, manicures and more. Whether you’re looking...

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Menswear Shopping Favorites in Palm Springs

If your idea of the perfect getaway includes a little retail therapy, you’re in luck! Palm Springs is a great place to shop for menswear, and some of the city’s best clothing boutiques are located within walking distance of Descanso Resort (or just...

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1501 Gastro Pub


Surrounded by lush gardens inside the private poolside courtyard at Descanso Resort, it’s easy to forget that our location in the Uptown District is within walking distance to some of Palm Spring’s best restaurants and shops. There are so many great...

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Margarita Descanso


Here at Descanso we believe life is too short for mediocre margaritas, especially when you’re on vacation in the desert. So with your drinking pleasure in mind, a few members of our hospitality team went in search of the best margaritas in Palm Springs....

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Palm Springs has been known for decades as a hideaway for the rich and famous.  The sun and the close proximity to Hollywood has for years drawn many interesting and fabulous people.  And these people have built homes and estates that are considered...

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