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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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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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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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FAVORITE RESTAURANTS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE

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

MARGARITAS WORTH CELEBRATING

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’ RICH (AND FAMOUS) HISTORY

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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Idyllwild

DAY TRIP IDYLLWILD

Looking for a great day trip to break up your visit to the desert?  Why not “Mile High Idyllwild”!  This is a favorite for locals and travelers.  This rustic and charming art-filled village is tucked into the San Jacinto mountains at an elevation...

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STARGAZING IN THE DESERT

One experience that never disappoints in the desert is kicking back and watching the heavens at night.  Palm Springs has protected the natural beauty of the night sky with the restriction of streetlamps.  One of the best stargazing spots in the valley...

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