Lying within the Coachella Valley outside Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a destination made for rest and relaxation. The Californian city is famous for its spas, hot springs, and desert scenery, which is why it’s so popular with people looking for a break. Regardless of what draws you to the area, Airbnb is the place to go for the best vacation rentals in Palm Springs.
To prove that we’ve assembled this list of the best Airbnbs in Palm Springs. And to make sure they are indeed the best of the best we have only included properties with superhosts. For those unfamiliar, superhosts are Airbnb hosts with a proven record of good service and quality accommodation. There are also a few Airbnb Plus rentals listed below, which have been inspected in person to ensure their quality. So whether you’re after an Airbnb for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, or just somewhere to chill out by a pool, this list should have you covered.
Relax Poolside at a Colorful Oasis with a Dreamy Desert Vibe
Starting with the best of the best Palm Springs Airbnbs, this vibrant house is located in the central neighborhood of Sunmor Estates, an area of Palm Springs known for its classic mid-century homes and relaxed atmosphere. While a nice, quiet area, it’s just a short drive to Downtown and its shops and restaurants.
With a bright and colorful interior, this Airbnb Plus is bound to put you in a vacation frame of mind. The house is perfect for couples wanting a romantic getaway, with a comfy queen bed and an intimate open-plan layout. Interestingly, the bedroom also acts as a living room with its own sofa and study desk, but then you have a relaxed dining area by the kitchen too. Plus, don’t forget the fantastic poolside patio, because you won’t want to leave this private little desert oasis.
While a fun retreat, this home is also quite practical and is packed with facilities and amenities for you to use. Not only do you have a fully-equipped kitchen to prepare your own meals in, but also conveniences like a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, smart TV, air-conditioning, and Amazon Echo.
As far as the best Airbnb rentals in Palm Springs go, this small and modern apartment is a real contender. Situated in the convenient neighborhood of Los Compadres by the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, you’ll be staying in a quiet area of Palm Springs. This spot has particularly good access to the main roads in and out of Palm Springs, with downtown just a 10 minute drive away.
This apartment with views of Mt. San Jacinto is best suited to couples or solo travelers, as it’s not huge, but does have a spacious bedroom with a queen bed. The upside is that this Palm Springs Airbnb allows dogs, so you can bring your fur baby with you. Beyond the bedroom, the casita features a full bathroom and kitchenette inside. To make up for its limited indoor space, you have two inviting outdoor patios that let you soak in the desert air and surrounding landscape.
Rather than coming with a full kitchen, this apartment offers a kitchenette equipped with a microwave, hot plate, fridge, and coffee maker. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air-conditioning.
The Amado – Unit 4
For a fantastic long term Palm Springs vacation rental, look no further than this chill unit in The Amado. Found in the calm residential neighborhood of Sunrise Park, right near the heart of Palm Springs, you’re just minutes from the action of Downtown.
Stays at this unit for two are limited to a minimum of a month, meaning that this Airbnb has been carefully set up for long term stays in mind. The bedroom comes with a big king bed you can spread out on, and the same minimalist, light-filled decor found throughout the unit. That said, if you need a second bed, there’s always the sofa bed in the living room. Inside you’ll also have a full bathroom off the bedroom and a full kitchen at your disposal.
Being part of a unit complex, there are a range of shared amenities that will make your stay more comfortable. The most eye-catching is the shared outdoor pool with sun lounges around it, but other nice touches include communal laundry facilities and a BBQ grill. Extra things of note with this pet-friendly Airbnb include amenities like Wi-Fi, a smart TV, and air-conditioning.
Private Mid-Century Oasis
Those seeking a Palm Springs Airbnb with a pool will definitely want to take a minute checking out this idyllic desert getaway. Located a short distance from Downtown in the neighborhood of Movie Colony East, it’s easy enough to reach local restaurants and shops while still enjoying some peace and quiet.
With this upscale two bedroom home you should have no trouble relaxing, whether you’re staying as a family or a group of friends. The house fits four adult guests and two young children and comes with two full bathrooms to make the setup a little more comfortable. In terms of spaces there’s the bedrooms with either a king or a queen bed, the spacious living room, well-equipped kitchen, and dining table for eight.
The big selling point of this Airbnb though is its expansive outdoor spaces, centered around the large salt water swimming pool. Then there’s the spa, chaise lounges, outdoor dining table, and BBQ grill that will likely keep you outside as long as possible. Further amenities include laundry, Wi-Fi, smart TV, air-conditioning, and an indoor fireplace, as well as nice touches like a Pack ’n Play crib and driveway parking spaces.
Private and Secluded Large House 3 Bdrm on 5 Acres
If you’re searching for a vacation home in Palm Springs that’s a little different, take a peek at this gorgeous dome house. This retreat is situated out on 5 acres near North Palm Springs with unobstructed views of the desert, and mountains. It’s the perfect place to get away from the world, while still being just a 15 minute drive to Downtown Palm Springs.
In this desert retreat you’ll be able to sleep up to six people, making it suitable for groups and families alike. This luxurious dome features three bedrooms, each with a queen bed, as well as 2.5 bathrooms, a big full kitchen, and a fantastic living room with large windows that look out on the desert landscape. There’s even space for an office, not to mention multiple dining tables and a breakfast bar off the kitchen.
While it’s easy enough to enjoy the views of the Coachella Valley and Palm Springs through its huge windows, there’s also a large covered patio dining area if you want to sit outside. This Airbnb isn’t shy on modern comforts either, featuring Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, portable fans, and an indoor fireplace.
Earthy Modernist Pool Home with Private Casita
Large groups trying to rent a house in Palm Springs where everyone can stay under one roof can call off the search thanks to this Airbnb. Not only is this house able to accommodate up to 10 guests with its four bedrooms and five beds, it comes with practically every feature you could ask for, meaning there’s no reason to ever leave.
This Airbnb Plus is found in the neighborhood of Racquet Club East, enjoying views of the mountains, and is a quick drive into Downtown Palm Springs. Still, it will be hard to draw yourself away from this large house and all it has to offer. With two kitchens, three full bathrooms, a relaxed living room, and a large dining area, this home was made for group or family get-togethers. It’s also gorgeously styled, with a sleek modernist design that makes every space immediately inviting.
Of course, the outdoors spaces are wonderful too. While the covered patio area with sofas, hammock, a BBQ grill, and sun lounges is great, the adjacent swimming pool tends to grab the focus. Then there’s the heat lamps and fire pit which help you stay cozy come nightfall. Amenities include a jetted bathtub, a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and more.
Fantastic View & Reviews Bright Relaxing Oasis!!
To really treat yourself on your desert getaway, consider this incredible and private house rental in Palm Springs. Located on the edge of the city in the neighborhood of Desert Park Estates, this is a quiet and secluded area perfect for taking it easy. Even so, you’re never really that from the shops of Downtown and the hikes into the mountains.
Larger than you’d expect, this vacation home is able to fit up to six adults and two young children. It offers three bedrooms with different bed configurations, as well as a sofa bed in the living room for the little ones if needed. The main living space is all open concept, with the large living room at its center, and the kitchen and formal dining room coming off of it. Besides being spacious, the home enjoys a playful aesthetic with bold accents of color used throughout.
Things get even better though when you step outside to its expansive yard with views of Mt. San Jacinto. There you have sun lounges and umbrellas surrounding a swimming pool, an outdoor fire pit, and a big outdoor dining table on the covered patio. To top it all off, this house boasts a private laundry, Wi-Fi, smart TV, air-conditioning, and ample, free parking.
Mid Century Modern Home with Pool
With a classic mid century design, this relaxed Airbnb is one of the best vacation homes for rent in Palm Springs. Found in the popular area of Racquet Club East, you’ll only be two miles from all the restaurants, bars, and shops of Downtown, not to mention the best attractions around Palm Springs.
Thanks to its generous size and outdoor entertaining areas, this Airbnb is a match made in heaven for families and friends looking to spend time together. The house features three bedrooms which can sleep six adults and two full bathrooms. But it’s the outdoor space that really makes this a great group choice, as it comes with not only a swimming pool, but also a hot tub, fire pit, and a ping pong table.
Inside, the house takes an open concept approach to its living, dining, and kitchen spaces. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher, while you also have the BBQ grill outside to cook with. Other amenities include two parking spots in the driveway, a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air-conditioning.
Midcentury Guesthouse with Private Backyard Pool and Spa
When it comes to short term rentals in Palm Springs with a nice retro feel to them, it’s hard to beat this cool guesthouse. One of many vintage homes in the neighborhood of Sunmor, this Airbnb Plus is in a super convenient spot for exploring Palm Springs and other places in the Sonoran Desert.
Couples and solo travelers will find this studio guesthouse the best fit, as it comes with just the one king bed. That said, this is a pet-friendly Airbnb that also has a Pack ’n Play crib, so its two person occupancy really only applies to adult people. With a well-appointed yet relaxed design, guests should immediately feel at home here. It helps that you also get a wonderful outside space to go with the open-plan living room/dining room, kitchen, and bathroom.
While this Airbnb is perfectly-sized for one or two people, that doesn’t mean it’s lacking in facilities. Inside there’s a full kitchen equipped with a microwave, stove, oven, fridge, and dishwasher, with a BBQ outside as well. Actually, outside may have more facilities than inside, with a private pool, hot tub, sun lounges, fire pit, and a covered patio. Plus, don’t forget perks like Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and a washer/dryer.
Casita Luz Palm Springs Guest House
Few Airbnbs in Palm Springs enjoy a location so close to the heart of the city as this cute little guesthouse. Resting at the southern end of Downtown Palm Springs, in the Warm Sands area, this casita gives you the ideal location to walk over to all the downtown restaurants, cafes, and bars.
A self-standing studio guesthouse, this Airbnb is meant for couples or singles in need of a cozy and uncomplicated place to stay. Within the casita is a king bed with high thread count sheets, a sitting area, modern kitchenette, and a full bathroom. Then there’s the completely private outdoor space around the casita, complete with a salt water pool, heated spa, and pleasant patio area.
Although only equipped with a kitchenette, its stove, coffee-maker, microwave, and fridge should be able to handle basic meals like breakfast. Further amenities include a BBQ grill, Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, and free, on-site parking.
Adults-Only Poolside Luxury King w/Spa-Size Shower
A great option for those after luxury from their Airbnb in Palm Springs California is this stylish guest suite. One of eight suites on this luxury estate in Warm Sands, this Airbnb combines a resort vibe with easy access to the shops and eateries of Downtown.
As its name suggests, this guest suite is designed as a getaway for adults, particularly couples looking for a romantic getaway. Suites come with a plush king bed facing an indoor fireplace, and a high-end bathroom with a rainforest shower. For your convenience, you have a little kitchenette with a mini fridge, microwave, and coffee-maker at your disposal. This means that this Airbnb isn’t suited to those after a home away from home for a long stay.
Shared among the suites on this estate is a wonderful heated pool, a hot tub, and sun lounges which will be hard to pull yourself away from. Guests also have access to a washer/dryer, plus amenities like Wi-Fi, parking, air-conditioning, cable TV, and even a sound system with a record player.
Dazey Desert House – A Colorful Design Dream
Another Palm Springs Airbnb with a delightful mid-century look to it is this vivid desert house. Located in the neighborhood of Windy Cove at the foot of the San Jacinto mountain just out of Palm Springs, you’re treated to some captivating mountain scenery. But even though it’s well north of Palm Springs, Downtown isn’t more than a 5 minute drive away.
It’s hard not to notice the bold colors of this house from the 50s, even when just approaching its front entrance. Things get even more playful when you step inside, meaning there’s no way you’ll forget you’re on vacation in Palm Springs. Beyond the retro vibes you’ll find a house that works equally well for friends and families as this Airbnb is able to host up to six guests. There’s a combination of queen beds and sofa beds across its two bedrooms and living room, providing rather flexible sleeping arrangements.
Rounding out inside you have a full bathroom, dining area, and kitchen, while outside the yard features a hot tub, sun lounges, hammock, fire pit, and BBQ among its desert cactus garden. More amenities include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, a TV, and a washer/dryer.
Architectural Glass Home/Resort!
It’s almost hard to believe that this Airbnb in Palm Springs is for just one booking when you see how big it is. Situated among the Tahquitz River Estates, south of Downtown, you’re just one mile from the action, meaning the best of Palm Springs is never far away.
Staying in this massive house you’ll have plenty of space to spread out in, both indoors and out. This resort-like house boasts four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a mixed assortment of beds that can work for groups of all shapes and sizes. As it’s able to sleep up to eight adults and two children, the cavernous living and dining room features a big 10-seater dining table to ensure no one is left out. Other spaces in the house include the full kitchen, a breakfast nook, a bar, and multiple sitting areas to give everyone their own space.
The feature of this Airbnb that always receives the most attention though is the sprawling pool area around the huge saltwater pool. Around the pool you’ll find sun lounges, fruit trees, an alfresco dining setup, and a BBQ grill. Additional perks here include a washer/dryer, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and TV.
Wayne’s World Private Casita
This may not be one of the largest Palm Springs Airbnbs out there, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in comfort and value. Found in the Warm Sands neighborhood of Palm Springs, a short distance from Downtown, you can comfortably walk to the most popular food and nightlife spots. That said, there are also quality local restaurants, bars, and coffee shops closer by as well.
Despite its studio layout, this casita can actually fit up to four adults thanks to its two double beds. Mind you, the guest suite is all one space, so there won’t be much privacy from your travel companions. The casita also provides a living area with a sofa and a coffee table, a full bathroom, and a kitchen area, equipped with a stove, microwave, and fridge. That way you can prepare basic meals for yourselves while you stay here.
While small on the inside, there’s really no shortage of space outside thanks to a private patio area and backyard. This is where you’ll find the saltwater pool, jacuzzi, and BBQ grill which are all at your disposal. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air-conditioning.
Colorful Retro-Chic Mid-Century House with a Pool
While there are many Airbnbs out there with retro vibes, this incredible home really looks like it’s been transported from the 1950s. This Palm Springs house rental is situated on a quiet residential street in the eastern neighborhood of Sunny Dunes. While only a quick drive to Downtown, you’ll find shops and restaurants even closer, as well as a nice park with tennis courts and picnic areas.
Families and groups looking to spend time together will be glad to hear that this Airbnb Plus sleeps up to six people. Across three bedrooms you have four beds, including a master bedroom with a big king bed and an ensuite bathroom. Elsewhere in the house is another bathroom, two different living rooms, a formal dining room and full kitchen. Clearly, there’s plenty of space here even if you do have six guests staying.
Like many Palm Springs rentals, this house comes with a great backyard area for you to unwind in. It boasts a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sun lounges, outdoor furniture, a fire pit, and a BBQ grill, giving you everything you could need to relax. Plus, of course amenities like an indoor fireplace, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.
Based on the above, there is clearly a great range of Airbnbs in Palm Springs designed to suit different tastes and needs of visitors. No matter what you have planned for your time in the desert, Airbnb most likely has a place for you.