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January 14, 2023

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Best Airbnbs & short term rentals in Palm Springs California

Welcome to Palm Springs! This city, once known as “Hollywood’s Playground,” is now regarded as a major party destination, especially during the renowned Coachella Festival, an annual festival showcasing big names in the music industry. Celebrities like Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley have been known to visit this city to party.

You’ll find the heavenly Palm Springs East of Los Angeles in Riverside County, California. As you enter Palm Springs, you’ll be greeted by several stunning architectural structures, some of which were created by famous architects and others owned by celebrities. 

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Just a few minutes away from the city center, you can find Mount San Jacinto State Park, where you can hike, mountain bike, and even ski in the winter. A 20 minute drive gets you to Coachella Valley. It’s also is a short drive to Joshua Tree National Park at about 45 minutes. There are tons of golf courses beautifually landscaped If you’re looking for something a little bit more low-key, Indian Canyons is a great option, with hiking trails, palm oases, and a nature center. And for those who want to experience the history and culture of the area, Palm Springs Village is a great place to visit. There you can find art galleries, vintage stores, and restaurants serving up delicious local cuisine. So whatever your interests may be, there’s sure to be something for you in Palm Springs.

If you’re looking for vacation rentals in Palm Springs, there are a ton of fantastic alternatives on Airbnb that include villas and can accommodate gatherings. Here are the best vacation rental Airbnbs in Palm Springs, CA.


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Palm Springs Airbnb short term rental

Bright, Colorful Desert Home With Pool

Welcome to Funzie House in the desert – this is one of our newest homes in Palm Springs that I designed! This house is newly renovated as of January 2023 so you’ll be one of the first guests to stay here – new furniture, flooring, backyard with a resort style pool and spa.

Beautiful kitchen with brand new appliances and counter appliances like air fryer, toaster, coffee maker and more with a dining table. The living room is my favorite and I loved designing this gallery wall around the Samsung Frame TV that blends seamlessly into the decor. On the other side is a custom mural that I designed and hand painted!

We wanted to create a space that you can enjoy with friends and family, whether it’s for a weekend getaways or a bachelorette trip so there are four bedrooms that sleep up to 10 guests. 

Sleeps: 10 guests | 4 bedrooms, 7 beds, 2 baths

Minimum stay: 2 nights 

Rates from: $590/night

Amenties: 

  • Pool & spa
  • Fenced in backyard with turf 
  • Dog-friendly

Nearby: 

  • Two Bunch Palms
  • Bubbling Wells Oasis – Hot Spring Ranch

 

Best airbnbs in Palm Springs

4BD Luxury Oasis, private pool, spa, putting green

This Luxury La Quinta Desert Home is a perfect oasis for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The home is situated in a prime location, with stunning mountain views and easy access to hiking trails.

The home itself is luxurious and features a top-of-the-line kitchen, 4 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms. The private pool and spa are the perfect place to relax after a long day of sightseeing, and the putting green is perfect for practicing your golf game.

This property is perfect for families or groups looking for a relaxing desert getaway.

Sleeps: 10 guests | 4 bedrooms, 4 beds, 2 baths

Minimum stay: 31 nights 

Rates from: $399/night

Amenties: 

  • Pool & spa
  • Fenced in backyard with turf 
  • Putting green
  • Dog-friendly
  • Mountain view

 

Best airbnbs in Palm Springs

Mid-Century Palm Springs Home w/ Private Pool

This listing is for a beautiful 3-bedroom home in La Quinta, California. The home is newly renovated and includes a private pool and spa, as well as a putting green. The location is perfect – close to the center of town, but in a quiet neighborhood away from the noise and chaos of Palm Springs. The hiking trails here are some of the best in the area, and the views are absolutely stunning. This would be an ideal place to stay for a relaxing vacation in the California desert.

Sleeps: 8 guests | 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, 2 baths

Minimum stay: 31 nights 

Rates from: $399/night

Amenties: 

  • Pool & spa
  • Fenced in backyard
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Outdoor swinging bed
  • Dog-friendly
  • Mountain view

 

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Private Mid-Century Oasis

The Private Mid-Century Oasis is a great example of what makes Palm Springs so special. This hidden gem in the desert is full of charm and character. Situated in Ruth Hardy Park/Movie Colony East neighborhood, it offers stunning views of the San Jacinto mountains. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom home is immaculately designed both inside and out. Guests can enjoy fresh lemonade made from lemons plucked from their very own lemon tree or take a dip in the pool. Plus, there’s plenty of sunscreen and aloe vera on hand in case you get too much sun! This Airbnb is also well located, close to many great restaurants, shops, and parks.

Sleeps: 4 guests, 2 bedrooms 

Minimum stay: 6 nights 

Rates from: $360/night

 

Earthy Modernist Pool Home with Private Guesthouse

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Earthy Modernist Pool Home with Private Guesthouse

Looking for the perfect place to stay in Palm Springs? Look no further than Earthy Modernist Pool Home with Private Guesthouse. This stunning property, built in 1960 by the Alexander Building Company, is perfect for travelers who want the best of both worlds – modern amenities and beautiful pool area. The property has been featured in Condé Nast and offers everything you need for a comfortable stay, including fast wifi and a fully equipped kitchen. Got furry ones? This one’s pet-friendly. Whether you’re looking to soak up the sun by the pool or explore all that Palm Springs has to offer, Earthy Modernist Pool Home is the perfect place to call home during your travels.

Sleeps: 8 guests | 4 bedrooms, 5 beds, 3 baths

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $429/night

 

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Krisel’s Glass Cabin—an Architecturally Designed Wonder

Krisel’s Glass Cabin is a beautifully designed Airbnb listing that was originally created by William Krisel in 1958. The cabin has been restored to perfection and features a sleek and stylish vibe that is perfect for anyone looking to experience a bit of Palm Springs glamour. The living area combines seamlessly with the desert exterior, and recent home renovations have added a heated pool and cedar hot tub to the backyard, making it the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the stunning surroundings.

Sleeps: 6 guests | 3 bedrooms | 4 beds | 2 baths

Minimum Stay: 5 nights

Rates from: $509/night

 

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Contemporary Dream

The Contemporary Oasis Airbnb listing is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a luxurious and relaxing getaway. This unique three-bedroom home was designed by a protégé of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and it offers stunning views of the San Jacinto Mountains. The home also features designer furniture and décor by renowned interior designer Michael Kreiss. The home provides plenty of natural light and amazing views with massive ceilings, retractable glass walls, and clerestory windows. Guests can also enjoy dining outdoors under the canvas parasols.

Sleeps: 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 3.5 baths

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $719/night

 

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Twin Palms Sinatra Estate

The Twin Palms Frank Sinatra Estate is a historic and luxurious home in Palm Springs that was once owned by Frank Sinatra himself. The home has been restored to its original condition and features beautiful mid-century style design and furnishings. The home is perfect for vacationing or special events, and includes four bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The estate is located in the Palm Springs Movie Colony neighborhood and is best known for its stunning piano-shaped swimming pool.

Sleeps: 8 guests | 4 bedrooms, 4 beds, 6.5 baths

Minimum Stay: 3 nights 

Rates from: $2,957/night

 

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Casa Jacques: The Blue Door House

The Blue Door House is a beautiful Mid-century home located in the Racquet Club District of Palm Springs. The interior has a central floor plan that offers a quintessential California living experience, with each bedroom having its own king-size bed and private entrance to patio areas. The home also has amazing views of the pool and the San Jacinto Mountains from the indoor-outdoor living spaces. Plus, the stylish and chic furniture makes this a perfect place to relax and enjoy your time in Palm Springs.

Sleeps: 6 guests | 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 2 baths

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $383/night

 

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Twin Palms Mid-Century w/ Private Pool/Spa & Views

If you’re looking for a Palm Springs Airbnb rental with a private pool and spa, then look no further than the “Twin Palms Mid-Century w/ Private Pool/Spa & Views” listing. This beautifully remodeled home offers stunning views of the San Jacinto mountains and comes equipped with all of the amenities you could need for a relaxing vacation.

The Twin Palms Mid-Century w/ Private Pool/Spa & Views is located in the ever popular Twin Palms neighborhood in Palm Springs. This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home comfortably fits 4 guests and comes complete with all of the amenities you could need while on vacation, including a private saltwater pool and spa (heating is optional/extra), outdoor gas grill, washer/dryer, and more.

But that’s not all! The property also boasts spectacular views of the western mountains and is just minutes away from downtown Palm Springs and Ruth Hardy Park / Movie Colony East. So if you’re looking for an unforgettable Palm Springs getaway check in here!

Sleeps: 6 guests | 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 3 baths

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $465/night

 

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The Smoketree House – Dreamy Palm Springs Haven

The Smoketree House is the perfect Palm Springs getaway. This classic midcentury Alexander home has been lovingly restored with great attention to detail. The four-bed, three-bath paradise features an iconic butterfly roof, spectacular mountain views, an exquisite kitchen, and beautiful handmade furniture. You can swim in the sparkling pool, fire up the BBQ, or stargaze around the fire pit. The entire property is secured with privacy in mind. The Smoketree House is surrounded by desert plants with thick hedges framing the East and West ends of the property and an architectural Mexican brick breeze wall. Palm Springs has never looked so good!

Sleeps: 6 guests | 4 bedrooms, 4 beds, 3 baths

Minimum Stay: 4 nights

Rates from: $829/night

 

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Mod Spot: AMAZING Pool & Hot Tub & Near Downtown!

The Mod Spot is an opulent haven in Palm Springs. This magnificent, recently updated home was constructed in 1957 and is a real mid-century residence. 

You’ll adore the enormous home with a 48-foot hot tub, wraparound pool, fully equipped kitchen, guest suite, and many facilities. This home, with its 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, is ideal for Palm Springs’ sunny lifestyle. On one of the many poolside loungers, unwind among the carob trees, or enjoy a fire in the outdoor living area while bathing in luxury.

Sleeps: 10 guests, 4 bedrooms 

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $399/night

 

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***Desert**House***

Desert House is a Mid Century Modern home could described as chic-vibrant, cozy, and an ideal space for access to great restaurants, golf, tennis, nightlife, music, dancing, shopping & World-Famous Palm Canyon Drive.

Numerous interior design periodicals have featured the house, frequently used for photo shoots. The garden is a luxurious feature, with its gas-powered fire pit, cacti, sun loungers, washer, hammock and outdoor dining area. It looks like something straight out of a magazine set in Palm Springs.

Sleeps: 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 2 baths

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $262/night

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VIEW-TOPIA: stunning 3 bedrooms home

If you’re looking for a breathtaking view, look no further than VIEW-TOPIA. This resort-style home in Palm Springs is located in a peaceful neighborhood with stunning views. The 2,300 square feet of living area includes three bedrooms and three bathrooms, so you’ll have plenty of space to relax. The home also features an outdoor dining area, perfect for hosting a barbecue or enjoying a meal under the stars. So if you’re looking for a little oasis in Palm Springs, be sure to check out VIEW-TOPIA.

Sleeps: 6 guests | 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 3 baths

Minimum Stay: 3 nights

Rates from: $393/night

 

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Modern Tranquil Abode

This abode belongs to the “Racquet Club Garden Villas,” a post-and-beam condo with mid-century modern architecture by William Cody. The home features two bedrooms, a two-bath condo offering four patios, two fireplaces, and a lovely outdoor dining courtyard. 

The glass walls let light into the space. The spacious master suite features a private patio, lots of closet space, a place to work in the office, and space for relaxation by the fireplace. A stunning swimming pool and spa complement the lush, tropical gardens that make this a special stay.

Sleeps: 4 guests | 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 2 baths

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $116/night

 

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Beautiful Private Casita in Sunny Palm Springs

This is a private Palm Springs vacation rentals with one bedroom in a stunning, and sunny neighborhood. A gorgeously designed room with a private entrance that leads to a king-sized bed and a bathroom is available. 

The Jacuzzi is free but winter pool heating costs an extra $40.00 per day. The Casita is only a few minute’s drive from places to shop, eat, and ride the tram. The home provides a lovely vista of the San Jacinto Mountains.

Sleeps: 2 guests | 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 private bath

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $93/night

 

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Mid-Century Oasis with a Pool and Spa – Minutes to Downtown

The superhost Mid-Century Oasis features a patio by the pool, surrounded by thick vegetation, where you can unwind in a lounge chair. Put on a vinyl record in the evening and gather for retro cocktails in the magnificent living room with its bright mid-century furniture, contemporary artworks, and elegant accents.  Set up a famous meal in a well-stocked kitchenette.

A separate entry leading from the patio leads to the big casita. Four bedrooms are available with the pool being heated all year long.

Sleeps: 8 guests | 4 bedrooms, 8 beds, 3 baths

Minimum Stay: 1 night 

Rates from: $899/night

 

The surrounding area of Palm Springs is full of beautiful desert scenery and different tourist attractions. Folks coming from the coast may just consider putting up a cute little vacation home, do some landscaping and call it a short-term house rental. There are plenty of those so we hope this list narrowed it down for you. This cute town east of LA provides tons of opportunities to retreat you seek hot springs to rejuvenate the soul, a yoga session, or simply a kind bed in a mid-century-designed home all boxes are ticked!

We’ve listed the best Palm Springs Airbnbs but let us know if we missed any. Whether you’re looking for a private room or an entire home to yourself, we have something for everyone. So hurry and book your stay in sunny Palm Springs today!

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