Posted on 9/20/2023 by BRYNN


If you are craving rejuvenation, relaxation and revitalization, Palm Springs is the perfect destination! From natural hot springs and outdoor activities to world-class spas and healthy dining options, Palm Springs has everything you need for the ultimate wellness getaway. Not to mention vacation rentals that will make you feel like you’re at your own private spa resort. Check out our suggestions below for planning the perfect health and wellness getaway to Palm Springs.

Pamper Yourself

Palm Springs is known for luxury spas that will leave you feeling refreshed and stress-free. The healing waters of natural hot springs and the beautiful desert landscapes enhance the spa experience. Indulge in self-care at one of these must-visit Palm Springs spas:

    • Desert Serenity Float & Spa: Experience the fully relaxed state that comes with floatation therapy, where you can be released from gravity, distractions and stress. Massage, sauna and skin care services are also available at this peaceful spa.
    • The Spa at Sec-He: This serene spa provides a range of services designed to help you unwind and decompress. Immerse yourself in the healing mineral waters, enjoy the benefits of cryotherapy or soak up the energy in halotherapy salt caves.
    • Two Bunch Palms: Melt your stress away with a blissful, relaxing massage or take in the therapeutic waters of a natural hot spring at this lush, tropical spa experience in Desert Hot Springs, just 20 minutes from Palm Springs.
  • The Well Spa at Miramonte: This award-winning spa offers innovative treatments and a peaceful ambiance surrounded by the Santa Rosa mountains.

Outdoor Adventures & Active Relaxation

In addition to rest and rejuvenation, wellness can also include soaking up some Vitamin D outdoors and connecting with nature. Palm Springs is the perfect place for active relaxation, with plenty of outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy.

  • Hiking: Explore the striking landscape of Joshua Tree National Park (just an hour away), where hiking trails for all levels wind among the unique rock formations and namesake trees. For a more relaxing hike, stay in Palm Springs and head to the lush palm-fringed oasis at Indian Canyons, or ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to the top of Mount San Jacinto, where you can enjoy panoramic views and cooler air among the pine trees.
  • Biking: Experience Palm Springs at a slower pace with an electric or pedal bike rental. The 20-mile Palm Springs Citywide Loop winds through downtown and historic neighborhoods, with clearly marked lanes for all riders to feel comfortable on a self-guided tour of the area.
  • Mindfulness practice: Find your zen amidst the spectacular desert vistas in Palm Springs with outdoor yoga classes or meditation workshops.

Nourish Your Body with Healthy Food

Fuel your wellness journey and nourish yourself with a healthy meal from one of the many excellent restaurants in Palm Springs that cater to health-conscious diners.

  • Fresh Juice Bar: A wide variety of fresh pressed juices, smoothies and acai bowls can be found at this cozy spot. 
  • Gabinos Creperie: This casual outdoor dining experience is known for its savory crepes and inventive flavor profiles.
  • Palm Greens: This organic cafe serves up everything from breakfast to burgers, as well as smoothies and wellness shots to delight the palates of health enthusiasts.
  • Nature’s Health Food and Cafe: Plant-based sandwiches and wraps with global flavors are the specialty of this casual cafe. Fresh juices, an organic espresso bar and health food market round out the experience at this self-proclaimed “healthiest place in Palm Springs.”
  • Chef Tanya’s KitchenThis gourmet vegan restaurant offers everything from hearty burgers to fresh salads, as well as homemade seitan and tempeh.
  • Native Foods: One of the top vegan restaurants in Coachella Valley, this local favorite has a variety of mouth-watering sandwiches and appetizers with big flavors.

Book a Spa-Like Vacation Rental

Many of our Palm Springs vacation rentals feature tranquil backyard spaces with stunning pools, hot tubs, fire pits, dining and lounge areas, and more.

The Blush – This fun, glamorous and unique resort-like property offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and is located in the desirable South Palm Springs area.

The Frank House – The Frank House is a tranquil oasis nestled in the heart of Palm Springs. This enchanting three-bedroom, two-bath retreat offers the perfect blend of comfort, style, and relaxation.

The Ivy – This newly remodeled 4 bed/4 bath pool home will welcome you to the desert with its fresh look and airy feel.

With its stunning landscapes, rejuvenating spas, outdoor adventures, and healthy dining options, Palm Springs offers the perfect recipe for a wellness-focused getaway. So pack your bags, book your vacation rental and get ready for a blissful retreat in this desert paradise!

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