Palm Desert Vacation Rentals

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Make Palm Desert your next getaway—choose from 49 great vacation rentals

Palm Desert is a family-friendly town located in the Coachella Valley, offering a relaxing and peaceful getaway in the gorgeous California climate with the outdoor enthusiast in mind. Hiking, biking, nature-watching, and more are all at your fingertips when you book a stay in one of our Palm Desert vacation rentals. Lie out poolside under the sun or gear up for an adventure.

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Palm Desert vacation rentals for every getaway

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Palm Desert Getaway Villa
4 Bed | 3.5 Bath | Sleeps 8

Palm Desert Getaway Villa - Palm Desert, CA

$413 avg / night
PD Retreat
2 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 4

PD Retreat - Palm Desert, CA

$399 avg / night
Tranquil Times
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Tranquil Times - Palm Desert, CA

$302 avg / night
Palm Desert Charm
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Palm Desert Charm - Palm Desert, CA

$520 avg / night
Sunshine Serenity
2 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 4

Sunshine Serenity - Palm Desert, CA

$353 avg / night

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Recent Palm Desert vacation rental reviews

This home was perfectly appointed, clean, had everything you needed, spacious, and so close to grocery stores & shops. The pool was wonderful. It truly felt like a home away from home with just the right amount of privacy.
Rebecca S. | Sep 2022
Can't beat this view!
LORRAINE L. | Sep 2022
Pool was clean Very peaceful The place was immaculate Go back tomorrow if I could
Darrell D. | Sep 2022
Palm Desert Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 111 of our Palm Desert homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 245 of our Palm Desert vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Palm Desert vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Palm Desert team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Palm Desert, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Explore our Palm Desert, CA vacation rentals

Ride the Aerial Tramway up to almost the top of San Jacinto Peak, and share breathtaking valley and mountain views with the whole family. For a revitalizing soak in a mineral pool or a spa day, head half an hour northeast to Desert Hot Springs. Save your spot in the middle of it all with a Palm Desert vacation rental, with an outdoor pool and plenty of room for the whole crew.

Where is Palm Desert?

Located in the heart of the beautiful Coachella Valley in Southern California, Palm Desert boasts spectacular views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Palm Desert lies an hour away from Joshua Tree National Park and about an hour and a half from San Bernadino. 

Things to do 

The spectacular hikes around Palm Desert can keep you busy for days. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a zoo and botanical garden that has something everyone will enjoy. Escape the desert heat by enjoying the water slides and sparkling pools at the Palm Desert Aquatic Center, or head out for a thrilling off-road tour through the desert.

Of course, visiting the famous Joshua Tree National Park will only heighten your love for the outdoors with its exquisite flora and fauna. Interstate 10 swings right through the Coachella Valley if you’re gearing up for a fun-filled music festival, or drive 15 minutes northwest to Cathedral City to see the Fountain of Life and the historic Mary Pickford Theater. For a special night out, Cork Tree California Cuisine offers seafood, racks of lamb, wine, and even live entertainment.

Get to know a different side of Southern California by heading inland to one of our serene Palm Desert vacation homes or condos, and find much-needed recharge from daily life. Grab a home base in the heart of it all, where you can breathe easy under blue skies.

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