Soak Up the R&R in Greater Palm Springs
For centuries, Greater Palm Springs has been known as a magical, sun-kissed oasis—and a destination for wellness and relaxation. Along with its famous spas and an array of mineral and natural hot springs, the area is also home to more than 1,000 miles of breathtaking trails. Visitors enjoy everything from walks through pristine canyons once inhabited by Native Americans to epic hikes and views of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains.
Discover Greater Palm Springs
Greater Palm Springs consists of nine distinct resort cities that create a natural escape. The area is famous for waterfalls, spectacular mountains and healing spas surrounded by whispering palms. Each city is unique, from the chic scene in Palm Springs to luxurious resorts in Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert.
Get Your Wellness on in Greater Palm Springs
It’s easy to make your Greater Palm Springs stay healthy. Start the day with a sun salutation at a yoga studio or class. Restore your body with a healthy breakfast or a cold-pressed juice. Next, head out for a rejuvenating morning hike. Then take a quick drive to Desert Hot Springs and its mineral springs. (Tip: Many spas offer day passes so you can take the waters and soak up all their healing powers for a few hours.) End your Greater Palm Springs day by treating yourself to a soothing massage before relaxing with a cool drink poolside.
Favorite Spas in Greater Palm Springs
Here are a few of our favorite spa, beauty, and wellness experiences in Greater Palm Springs. Each is designed to balance your mind, body and soul and create positive energy and endless chill. Once you discover the clear air and stunning scenery of Greater Palm Springs, you’ll be a fan for life!
This four-star, four diamond-awarded property is a premier location for people looking to create a well life. The Spa at Desert Springs includes 48 treatment rooms, a bistro, a salon, a fitness center and a private saltwater pool. And the resort features championship golf courses and five swimming pools, all set on 450 manicured acres of verdant English gardens.
The 360-acre Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa is a spectacular desert oasis located in Rancho Mirage. It’s very popular so be sure to plan ahead and book your spa treatments early. We love the Welcome Honey Massage and Honey Hydration Body Wrap. And make time to enjoy the resort’s three swimming pools, two championship 18-hole golf courses, seven tennis courts and the wide variety of indoor and outdoor dining options.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa® in Rancho Mirage should be on your wellness list. In addition to its gorgeous spa oasis, The Ritz-Carlton features refreshing plunge pools, a 24-hour fitness center, unique cuisine and endless mountain views. Spacious suites offer separate bedroom and living areas with a sleep sofa and one-and-a-half bath.
Who said wellness can’t be fun? Not us! Joy and laughter lead to healing and you’ll find plenty of both at this popular spa resort in Greater Palm Springs. There are non-stop activities and the St. Somewhere Spa offers a full suite of massage options designed to reduce tension, ease muscles and push work stress far, far away.
The Spa at Andreas in the Andreas Hotel is located in the heart of the historic downtown Palm Springs and a short stroll from the city’s shopping, dining, gaming, and nightlife. Plus, The Spa at Andreas offers skin care, massages, body treatments and foot treatments. Deluxe couple’s treatment suites feature oversized Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces that add a romantic touch to your Spa experience.
We think you’ll love The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells. This recently renovated romantic getaway boasts the destination’s natural beauty and renewing, spiritual energy, easily putting you in a relaxed state of mind. (We confess to loving the spa’s indoor treatment rooms, relaxing spa garden and outdoor cabanas.)
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