Nothing says vacation quite like relaxing poolside surrounded by stunning scenery to make the most of your relaxation time in California – and here are some of the best places in Palm Springs to do it.
Film stars have been hanging out in Palm Springs since the 1920s, but the real stars are the iconic mid-century modern vacation homes dotted throughout the town. Designed in harmony with the beautiful desert surroundings, these architectural gems feature some of the most incredible pools in Palm Springs.
Take in magnificent mountain vistas from the infinity pool at Villa Sierra, which at 70ft, happens to be one the largest in the region, see swaying palms from the piano-shaped pool at Frank Sinatra’s Twin Palms Estate, or soak up the views at Skyfall Villa which has a large skylight for stargazing from the pool.
The joy of the pools in Palm Springs is that they come in all shapes and sizes – and the best ones always have a view to match. Read on for our pick of the best pools to relax in whilst taking in the California skyline!
4 bedrooms | 4.5 bathrooms | Sleeps 8
Located in the famous Movie Colony neighborhood, this mid-century modern villa is surrounded by manicured gardens, swaying palms, and towering mountains.
Fringed with sun loungers, the pool is long enough for refreshing early-morning swims before your fellow guests emerge. A hot tub and fire pit provide cozy additions to the pool deck, while a bench-style dining table offers plenty of space for group dinners with a view.
Retro chic living areas and 4 bedrooms offer enough space for up to 8 guests, plus there’s ample parking making it easy to explore the surrounding area with its hot springs, golf courses, walking trails, and vibrant downtown.
4 bedrooms | 6.5 bathrooms | Sleeps 8
One of the most famous villas in Palm Springs, this 1940s home was built by renowned architect Emerson Williams for Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy Barbato.
Available to rent for private vacations, corporate events, and special occasions, it features a host of facilities including a retro-style music studio and a unique piano-shaped swimming pool.
Named Twin Palms after the towering palm trees around the pool terrace, the property also has a pool house with convenient his and hers bathrooms, a lavish kitchenette, and a bar for poolside drinks or a cozy lunch.
3 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms | Sleeps 6
Surrounded by the stunning Indian Canyons and situated on a scenic golf course, this beautiful Palm Springs villa includes 3 stylish bedroom suites and spacious indoor/outdoor living areas designed to maximize the views.
Guests can enjoy the refreshing pool and hot tub whilst looking out over the lush gardens, majestic mountains, and manicured fairways.
For avid adventurers, some of the best hiking trails in the Coachella Valley are located at the Indian Canyons Reserve nearby. The property is also within easy reach of the famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens and Joshua Tree National Park.
3 bedrooms | 4.5 bathrooms | Sleeps 6
Designed by famed architect Walter White, this beautiful vacation home is the ideal retreat after a day spent exploring the surroundings. Nestled in the Little Tuscany mountainside, it offers breathtaking views from a lofty and secluded setting.
Enclosed by lush gardens, the pool deck gives the sense of being deep in the desert, despite the fact that a cold drink and a sun lounger are never more than a breaststroke away.
With easy access to the Coachella Valley, multiple golf courses, and downtown Palm Springs, this villa is made all the more inviting for those keen to relax at the end of a busy day.
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