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. Whatever draws you to the area, Airbnb is the place to look for the best vacation rentals in Palm Springs. To prove it, we’ve assembled this list of the best Airbnbs in Palm Springs.
To make sure these are indeed the best of the best, we’ve only included properties with superhosts – owners with proven records of good service and quality accommodations. We’ve also listed a few Airbnb Plus rentals, which Airbnb representatives have inspected in person to ensure their quality. So, whether you’re after an Airbnb for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival or just somewhere to chill out by a pool, this list should have you covered.
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Are you looking for that ideal Airbnb for a group getaway in Palm Springs? Well, you won’t be able to resist this effortlessly cool three-bedroom designer house hidden down a quiet cul-de-sac in the city’s north. There’s real sophistication to this vacation home, yet it’s a space where you’ll have no problem relaxing and feeling at home. It’s also a popular choice for TV shows and video shoots.
Starting outside is a good idea, since the outdoor space has everything you could ask for. You won’t want to leave the side of the heated saltwater pool and attached spa. Nor will you have to, thanks to the outdoor dining area, BBQ grill, firepit, and 4-hole putting green that allow you to hang out well into the evening.
The interior is an equally enjoyable space. A large common area offers an inviting seating area and huge dining table that is perfect for group dinners cooked in the fully stocked and equipped kitchen.
Each bedroom is fitted with king-size or queen-size beds, providing room for six guests, and there are three bathrooms. There are also little touches that make this property even more attractive, from the laundry room and indoor fireplace to the EV charger, Wi-Fi, and central air-conditioning.
Colorful Desert Home With Private Pool and Hot Tub
Kicking off our list of the best Palm Springs Airbnbs is a vibrant house in the central neighborhood of Sunmor Estates. This is a quiet area known for its classic midcentury homes and relaxed atmosphere, but it’s still just a short drive from the shops and restaurants of Downtown.
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 a romantic getaway, with a comfy queen bed and an intimate open layout. The bedroom also acts as a living room, featuring a sofa and a study desk, and you have a relaxed dining area by the kitchen too. Thanks to the fantastic patio with a pool and hot tub, you won’t want to leave this private little desert oasis.
While a fun retreat, the home is also quite practical, with plenty of convenient amenities. In addition to the full kitchen where you can easily prepare your own meals, you get a washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, a smart TV, air conditioning, and Amazon Echo.
Private Desert Casita With Mountain Views
This small and modern apartment with views of San Jacinto Peak is a strong contender among the best Airbnb rentals in Palm Springs. You’ll be staying in the convenient neighborhood of Los Compadres by Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort. This quiet spot has particularly good access to the main roads in and out of the city, with Downtown just a 10-minute drive away.
This Palm Springs Airbnb is best for couples or solo travelers, with a queen bed in its spacious bedroom. Despite not being huge inside, the apartment allows dogs, so you can bring your fur baby with you. Beyond the bedroom is a full bathroom and a kitchenette. To make up for its limited indoor space, the casita has two inviting patios that let you soak in the desert air and landscape.
While it’s not a full kitchen, the kitchenette does have a microwave, hot plate, fridge, and coffee maker. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air conditioning.
Pet-Friendly Poolside Unit for Long Stays
For a long-term Palm Springs vacation rental, look no further than this chill unit in The Amado. You’ll be in the calm residential neighborhood of Sunrise Park and still just minutes from the action of Downtown.
Stays at this pet-friendly unit for two must be at least a month long, so it’s definitely set up with extended stays in mind. The bedroom features a king bed and the same minimalist, light-filled design as the living spaces. There’s also a sofa bed in the living room, a full bathroom off the bedroom, and a full kitchen at your disposal.
Being part of a five-unit complex, the rental offers various shared amenities that will make your stay more comfortable. The most eye-catching is the outdoor pool with sun loungers, but the communal laundry room and barbecue grill are also nice touches. The in-unit amenities include Wi-Fi, a smart TV, and air conditioning.
Private Midcentury Home With Pool and Spa
If you’re seeking a Palm Springs Airbnb with a pool, you should definitely check out this idyllic desert getaway in the neighborhood of Movie Colony East. You can enjoy some peace and quiet here but still easily reach the restaurants and shops of Downtown.
You should have no trouble relaxing in this upscale home, whether you’re staying as a family or a group of friends. The house fits four adults and two young children, with two full bathrooms to make this setup more comfortable. There are two bedrooms (with a king and queen bed respectively), a spacious living room, a well-equipped kitchen, and a dining table for eight.
The big selling point of the house is its expansive outdoor space, particularly the large saltwater swimming pool. The hot tub, chaise lounges, dining table, and barbecue grill will also keep you outside as long as possible. Further amenities include laundry machines, Wi-Fi, smart TVs, air conditioning, an indoor fireplace, a travel crib, and driveway parking spaces.
Large Geodesic Dome on 5 Desert Acres
If you’re searching for a unique vacation home in Palm Springs, take a peek at this gorgeous dome house. This retreat sits 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 from Downtown.
This luxurious dome can fit families or friend groups of up to six people. It has three bedrooms, each with a queen bed, as well as 2.5 bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a fantastic living room with a fireplace and large windows looking out on the desert landscape. There’s even an office space, 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 the huge windows, you’ll get an even better view on the large covered patio with a dining area. The house isn’t shy on modern comforts either, featuring Wi-Fi, cable TV, air conditioning, and portable fans.
Modernist Pool Home for Large Groups
Large groups trying to rent a house in Palm Springs can call off the search! This Airbnb Plus not only accommodates up to 10 guests with its four bedrooms and five beds, but also has practically every feature you could want.
The house is in the neighborhood of Racquet Club East, which enjoys views of the mountains and is just a quick drive from Downtown. It’ll be hard to pull yourself away from this large house and all it has to offer, though. With a relaxed living room, three full bathrooms, two kitchens, and a large dining area, this home was made for family or friend get-togethers. It’s also gorgeously styled, with a sleek modernist design that makes every space inviting.
Of course, the outdoor spaces are wonderful too. While the covered patio with sofas, a hammock, a barbecue grill, and sun loungers is great, the adjacent swimming pool tends to grab the focus. Then there are the heat lamps and fire pit, which help you stay cozy come nightfall. Other amenities include a jetted bathtub, a washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, smart TVs, and air conditioning.
Relaxing Oasis Home With Private Pool
To really treat yourself on your desert getaway, consider this incredible house rental in Palm Springs. You’ll be on the edge of the city in Desert Park Estates, a quiet and secluded neighborhood perfect for taking it easy. Even so, you won’t be far from the shops of Downtown or exhilarating mountain hikes.
Larger than you’d expect, this private vacation home can fit up to six adults and two young children. It has three bedrooms with different bed configurations, as well as a sofa bed in the living room for little ones. The main common space is an open layout, centered on a large living room with a kitchen and formal dining room coming off of it. In addition to plentiful space, the home enjoys a playful aesthetic with bold accents of color.
Things get even better when you step outside to the expansive yard with views of San Jacinto Peak. There you have sun loungers and umbrellas surrounding a swimming pool, a fire pit, and a big dining table on the covered patio. To top it all off, the house boasts a private laundry room, Wi-Fi, high-definition smart TVs, air conditioning, and ample free parking.
Midcentury Modern Retreat With Pool
If you’re looking for a sleek, modern vacation home for rent in Palm Springs within walking distance of Downtown, superhosts Mark and Emmett have the Airbnb for you.
This three-bedroom bungalow would have Austin Powers yelling, “Groovy, baby!” The home was built in 1959 but has been beautifully renovated with crystal lights, dazzling porcelain floors, and plenty of natural light. You have two living rooms where you can unwind and watch cable TV. The kitchen features a funky blue backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and a breakfast bar.
In addition to the plush king bed, the master bedroom includes a spacious living area with a couch and TV. The second and third bedrooms each have a comfortable queen bed and a built-in closet. After a day of exploring the town, you can enjoy a refreshing rinse in one of the two bathrooms’ walk-in glass showers.
A massive folding door opens to the pool area from the dining room, allowing you to dine alfresco or in the comfort of air conditioning. You can enjoy an evening dip in the heated pool or relax on the lounge set with a cocktail.
Midcentury Guesthouse With Private Pool and Spa
When it comes to short-term rentals in Palm Springs with a nicely retro feel, it’s hard to beat this cool guesthouse. One of many vintage homes in the neighborhood of Sunmor Estates, this Airbnb Plus is a convenient base 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 has just the one king bed. That said, its two-person capacity really only applies to adult humans, as it allows pets and offers a travel crib. The relaxed design should make you feel right at home. It helps that you get a wonderful outside space to go with the open-plan living and dining room, kitchen, and bathroom.
While the studio is designed for just one or two people, it’s not lacking in facilities. It offers all the standard conveniences, including Wi-Fi, cable TV, air conditioning, and a washer and dryer. You also get a microwave, stove, oven, fridge, and dishwasher in the full kitchen, not to mention the barbecue grill outside. In fact, the outside has just as many relaxing features as the inside, with a private pool and hot tub, sun loungers, a fire pit, and a covered patio.
Downtown Studio Guesthouse With Private Pool and Spa
Few Airbnbs in Palm Springs enjoy a location so close to the heart of the city as this cute little casita. Resting at the southern end of Downtown in the Warm Sands area, it puts you within convenient walking distance of countless restaurants, cafes, and bars.
As a self-standing studio guesthouse, this Airbnb is meant for couples or singles who need a cozy and simple place to stay. It features a king bed with sateen sheets, a sitting area, a modern kitchenette, and a full bathroom. Then there’s the completely private outdoor space, complete with a saltwater pool, hot tub, and pleasant patio.
The kitchenette’s stove, coffee maker, microwave, and fridge should be enough for basic cooking like breakfast. Further amenities include a barbecue grill, Wi-Fi, cable TV, air conditioning, and free on-site parking.
Chic Rio Vista Home With Pool
Another great option for an Airbnb in Palm Springs, California, is this stunning three-bedroom house in the Rio Vista neighborhood. The home is a 10-minute drive from Downtown and Palm Springs International Airport. You’ll have access to free on-site parking and a garage parking space for up to three cars.
Inside, the home boasts a black-and-white contemporary motif with splashes of pale blue decor and lush houseplants throughout. All three bedrooms feature comfortable queen beds and room-darkening shades. The master bedroom has the bonus of a cable TV and an en suite bathroom with a double vanity, makeup desk, and luxurious walk-in shower.
There is plenty of counter space for preparing meals in the kitchen, including a massive island. You can enjoy family-style meals at the dining table, the breakfast bar, or the dining set in the open air of the patio. There is also a barbecue outside, perfect for an afternoon cookout.
You can enjoy a day by the heated saltwater pool or grab a bottle of wine for a romantic soak in the hot tub. There’s plenty of grassy space in the backyard for little ones to run around as well.
Retro Desert House With Private Spa
Another Palm Springs Airbnb with a delightful midcentury look is this vivid desert house. Here in the neighborhood of Windy Point at the foot of San Jacinto Peak, you can enjoy captivating mountain scenery and also reach Downtown with just a five-minute drive.
Even as you approach the front entrance, it’s hard not to notice the bold colors of this house from the ’50s. With the playful interior, you definitely won’t forget you’re in Palm Springs. Beyond the retro vibes, you’ll find a house that works equally well for friends and families, as it can host up to six guests. There’s a combination of queen and sofa beds across its two bedrooms and living room, providing flexible sleeping arrangements.
Rounding out the inside is a full bathroom, dining area, and kitchen, while the yard features a hot tub, sun loungers, a hammock, a fire pit, and a barbecue grill in its cactus garden. Other amenities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a smart TV, and a washer and dryer.
Luxury Home With Pool and Mountain View
If you need a pet-friendly Palm Springs house rental with plenty of space and entertainment for up to four guests, look no further! This fabulous two-bedroom bungalow provides plenty of things to do, including a bocce ball court, a heated pool, a hot tub, and a fire pit. In case that’s not enough, the home also looks out over the San Jacinto Mountains and has a stargazing deck – the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine and swoon over the night sky.
The interior boasts a midcentury modern motif with stylish furniture, large picture windows, and pops of colorful decor. You can unwind beside the fireplace and listen to a record on the vinyl player in the living room. The kitchen is stocked with all the essentials for meal prep, such as a meat thermometer, chef’s knives, cooking oils, and spices. There is also a dedicated workspace with a desk, chair, Bluetooth speaker, and small library.
The master bedroom features a king bed and a spacious en suite bathroom, which has a massive three-headed walk-in shower and even an attached outdoor shower. In the second bedroom, you’ll find a comfortable queen bed and a walkout to the patio.
Poolside Guest Suite Close to Downtown
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. It’s in the Warm Sands neighborhood just a short distance from Downtown, so you can comfortably walk to the most popular food and nightlife spots. Quality local restaurants, bars, and coffee shops are even closer.
Despite its studio layout, this casita can fit up to four adults with its two double beds. Mind you, the guest suite is all one space, so you won’t have much privacy from your travel companions. It also provides a living area with a sofa and coffee table, a full bathroom, and a kitchen with a stove, microwave, and fridge, so you can prepare basic meals for yourselves during your stay.
While the rental is small on the inside, there’s no shortage of space outside, thanks to the private patio and backyard. This is where you’ll find a saltwater pool, Jacuzzi, and barbecue grill, all at your disposal. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air conditioning.
Pet-Friendly Villa With Casita and Pool
This luxurious Airbnb in Palm Springs is the perfect retreat for families or couples traveling with their furry friends.
The backyard is perhaps the best part of this rental, as it boasts a sleek garden design with a multilevel pool and hot tub. There are plenty of lounge spots where you can curl up with a book, and at the end of the day, you can enjoy a cold beer beside the fire table while stargazing. Beside the pool is the casita, which features a queen bed, a sofa bed, a bathroom, and a kitchenette.
The main house has a beautiful midcentury modern motif with plenty of natural light. In the living room, you can relax on the sectional sofa and watch your favorite shows on the smart TV. The kitchen provides everything you need for cooking, including three kinds of coffee makers.
In the master bedroom, you can sink into the California king bed for a good night’s rest. The second bedroom has a queen bed, making this rental suitable for up to six guests.
Clearly, there’s a great range of Airbnbs in Palm Springs to suit various tastes and needs. No matter what you have planned for your time in the desert, Airbnb most likely has a place for you.