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Palm Desert Vacation Rentals

Palm Desert Travel Guide

Palm Desert is a wonderful vacation destination in Southern California. This vibrant desert city is full of opportunities to explore the Coachella Valley. From hiking to golfing to zoo adventures, there is something for everyone in Palm Desert. El Paseo Shopping District and Westfield Palm Desert offers up some quality retail therapy, as well as art galleries. When it comes to wining and dining, vacationers are spoiled in Palm Desert, as there are tasty bits at establishments varying from white table cloth experiences to al fresco dining.

Things to Do in Palm Desert

For hiking enthusiasts, the Bump and Grind Trail is a fantastic way to explore the Coachella Valley. Get ready for some challenging elevation gains, but the views over Palm Desert are well worth it. For animal lovers, make sure to go to Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, as there is the opportunity to see giraffes, zebras, and camels. In addition, there is a beautiful cactus garden. The Palm Desert Aquatic Center offers fun for the family, as its water slides and diving boards offer a great escape from the heat. Golfers can enjoy a round at Desert Willow Golf Resort.

Best Time to Visit Palm Desert

The summer can get pretty hot in Palm Desert, which means that the months between January and April tend to be the best times to visit Palm Desert.

A Local's Guide to Palm Desert Vacation Rentals

Known as Southern California’s desert oasis, Palm Desert, located in the center of the Coachella Valley near Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, is a vibrant city full of natural beauty, top-notch resorts and country clubs, world-class golf courses, a thriving music and art scene, and plenty of high-end shopping.

Nature & Scenery

Palm Desert is the perfect vacation rental destination for any outdoor enthusiast or those looking to relax in a beautiful desert setting. Home to deep valleys, towering mountains, picturesque palm trees, and the nearby iconic Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Desert is the perfect location for both exploring and unwinding. From rock climbing in the cavernous canyons to hiking and mountain biking through the mountainous desert terrain, Palm Desert, California boasts a whole host of things to do.

See & Do

For a unique look at interesting dessert flora, fauna, and animal life from all over the world, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is the place to be. Elsewhere, the shops in Palm Desert along El Paseo boast designer brands from around the world as well as trendy eateries and a vibrant nightlife.

The welcoming atmosphere, abundance of activities, and beautiful backdrops make any vacation rental in Palm Desert feel like a home away from home.

Price and Availability Index in Palm Desert

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Palm Desert is in April, while the cheapest month is in June. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Palm Desert is in the high season in March. Palm Desert has its low season in September, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Palm Desert tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Palm Desert tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Palm Desert

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Palm Desert. The warmest months in Palm Desert are June and April, when temperatures reach 118 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 39 ˚F. The wettest month in Palm Desert is January with 0.6 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.29 inches of rain.

What Expert Travelers Think

Vacation Rentals in Palm Desert

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 4,671 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Palm Desert ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Palm Desert comes in at $10 per night. A typical accommodation in Palm Desert costs on average $428 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Palm Desert, then you can choose from over 2,345 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 239 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 984 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Palm Desert by car, be sure to choose from 2,223 accommodations that provide parking. 1,456 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 524 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 8 providers in Palm Desert, including 1,558 places to stay from Airbnb, 618 accommodations from VRBO and 249 places to stay from Homeaway

1,766 accommodations in Palm Desert have been reviewed: 35% are rated excellent or good. 1,963 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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