Greater Palm Springs Location Information

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The Coachella Valley, also known as the Greater Palm Springs Oasis, boasts 300 plus days of sunshine a year and is a large recreational vacation destination located in Southern California. The Coachella Valley extends for approximately 45 miles and is approximately 15 miles wide along most of its length, bounded on the west by the San Jacinto Mountains and Santa Rosa Mountains, and on the north and east by San Bernardino Mountains.

Dramatic scenery, beautiful golf courses, historic estates, world-famous dining, first-class spa treatments, natural beauty, serene escapes, and vibrant entertainment combine to create the ultimate vacation rental destination. A unique travel destination where you can live like a local and bask in the history and natural beauty that surround. The Coachella Valley is more than a destination; it’s a lifestyle. It’s everything desribed herea and more. Nine distinct cities all with thier own stories and history that make up Greater Palm Springs. This cities and our service area includes: Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, La Quinta, Bermuda Dunes, Cathedral City, Thousand Palms, Indio, and Indian Wells. Come escape from it all, and enjoy a vacation to a travel destiantion like no other.

Nestled at the base of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains, Palm Springs is a world-famous travel destination with a perfect combination of intimate small-town friendliness and chic urban style and sensibility. Music fans are treated every year to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Music Festival which are renowned for their star studded lineups, showcasing many of the top and up-and-coming acts in music as well as reunions of classic acts. Tennis fans annually gather for the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Shopping and dining at the internationally renowned El Paseo in Palm Desert adds to the desert experience. Golf fans can enjoy playing golf at one of the more than 120 local golf courses as well as watch the The American Express formally the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, and the LPGA’s first major tournament of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship.

Area Map of Greater Palm Springs and the Desert Resort Cities of the Cochella Valley.

Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage are located only 2 hours from Los Angeles and San Diego. Serving over 1.5 million passengers annually, the Palm Springs International Airport is the valley’s convenient and reliable gateway to the world.

Palm Springs, California

Palm Springs, a world renowned vacation destination in Southern California, is known for its year-round pool weather, mountain background, stylish vacation rentals, golf courses, and spas. It's also noted for its many fine examples of midcentury-modern architecture. It's core shopping district along Palm Canyon Drive features vintage boutiques, interior design shops, and restaurants. The surrounding Coachella Valley offers great restaurants for foodies, hiking, biking, casinos, theaters, golf courses, tennis, and horseback riding trails. A true vacation destination with something for everyone.

Palm Desert

Palm Desert is a central city in California's Coachella Valley, near Palm Springs. It’s home to beautiful golf courses and 360 days of sunshine. In the center, The Shops on El Paseo feature designer shopping, plus restaurants, night life, art galleries and coffee shops. The Living Desert Zoo is the perfect family tourist attraction with an abundance of desert wildlife, including cheetahs, giraffes and camels, from around the world. Catch a show at the McCallum Theatre and enjoy music, comedy, dance and more.

Rancho Mirage

Located in the sunny Coachella Valley area of California, Rancho Mirage offers the perfect place to escape to warmer weather. Nearby Palm Springs, Palm Desert, and Cathedral City are great; however, Rancho Mirage is a fabulous destination in its own right. It is known as the playground of the presidents. Like the late Bob Hope in days gone by, you’ll love teeing up among the palms with plenty of beautiful golf courses to chose from. Rancho Las Palmas Country Club and Spa features three nine-hole courses designed by Ted Robinson.  Rancho Mirage welcomes families in a big way. You and your children can explore the abundance of activities for all ages. Try the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert, that is a guest favorite.

La Quinta

La Quinta, California is a beautiful town surrounded by mountain views. The city is known for arts and culture, natural beauty, and an Old World atmosphere with a distinctly 21st century focus on health and wellness.  La Quinta has more than 212 acres of parkland area. The city sits snug up against the Santa Rosa Mountains and is best known for world-class golf. Outstanding courses, designed by legendary players such as Tom Fazio, Greg Norman, and Jack Nicklaus, include the legendary PGA West Golf Club & Resort, SilverRock Resort, and The Quarry at La Quinta, as well as the five championship courses within La Quinta Resort. Tennis anyone? La Quinta is also ranked among the country’s top tennis resort areas. It’s a great time for the whole family, and pets too.

Cathedral City

Cathedral City, locally known as "Cat City", is a city just east of Palm Springs, California. The city's name is derived from Cathedral Canyon located to the south of the city in the foothills of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. You are sure to be impressed with the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, especially in the foothills of Cathedral City Cove. It's conveniently located close to movie theaters, restaurants, vintage thrift stores, and more. This is the perfect location to call your vacation home base, as it is close to Palm Spring and offers great accessibility to the other nearby resort towns.  

Bermuda Dunes

Bermuda Dunes neighbors Palm Desert, La Quinta, and Indian Wells for a perfect vacation destination in the Palm Springs area. The City of Bermuda Dunes is sheltered by the San Jacinto Mountains to the west, Santa Rosa Mountains to the south, and Little San Bernardino Mountains to the east.  You will enjoy 360 days of sunshine, a warm winter and hot summer climate, perfect for hanging out poolside year-round. Enjoy world class golf at its best. It's close to many restaurants, shopping, and grocery stores with easy access to airports and highways. There's great shopping on El Paseo and at the La Quinta Arts Festival, plus it's very close to the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens. Find your vacation, poolside! Fun, Fun, Fun! 


Indio is the 30th fastest growing city in America. The original “Hub of the Coachella Valley,” continues the legacy as the center of activity, and is called the City of Festivals. Home to the world famous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, nearly 1.4 million people visit the city of Indio every year to attend the best music, food, and arts festivals in the world. Popular travel site, Trivago, named Indio as a rising global destination and Matador Network ranked Indio as the No. 1 City in the Nation for Live Music. Indio plays host to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (otherwise know as "Coachella"), Indio Southwest Arts Festival, Stagecoach Country Music Festival, Indio International Tamale Festival, Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival, and California BBQ State Championship.

Thousand Palms

Once a sleepy suburb of starlit Palm Springs, Thousand Palms is fast becoming a travel destination of its own. Home to the fabulous new Classic Club with its championship golf course and gourmet Bellatrix Restaurant, it will soon see construction begin on the five-star Aventerra Hotel & Resort including a shopping center with major retail attractions, including restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. The community’s friendly rural atmosphere and central Coachella Valley location has attracted families seeking proximity to nearby Palm Desert, Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage. Thousand Palms offers a well-rounded environment for freedom-seeking, luxury-vacationers staying in million dollar homes and luxurious estates.

Indian Wells

Located in the heart of Southern California’s Coachella Valley communities, the City of Indian Wells is recognized worldwide for its­ tranquil and luxurious resort environment. Then and now, Indian Wells is one of the premier vacation destinations in the United States. Guests from around the world are continually drawn to the many amenities that Indian Wells offers including world-class resorts, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, a variety of restaurants, shops, year-round events, and much more. Whether you're here for a day, a week, or a lifetime, Indian Wells offers a unique experience that truly sets a tone above the rest. Experience life as it was meant to be. 

Escape to Palm Springs and vacation poolside. Poolside Vacation Rentals Inc. proudly represents a quality collection of vacation rentals throughout the Greater Palm Springs Area, including: Palm Desert, La Quinta, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Bermuda Dunes, Indian Wells, Indio, Thousand Palms and Palm Springs.