Palm Springs, what was once the desert playground to the stars, continues to be an oasis for all those looking for some fun in the sun. A popular resort town with palm tree-lined streets and plenty of exciting shopping and restaurants, as well as opportunities to explore history and the natural wonders of the desert, there is no shortage of ways to enjoy Palm Springs.
A favorite Palm Springs activity amongst all ages is lounging poolside with a cool drink in hand. During the summer and spring seasons, pool time is good anytime of day (or night). Night swimming is considered a must in our family!
To maximize your desert escape with your family or a group of friends, renting an Airbnb is honestly the way to go. I’ve put together a list of five fabulous Palm Springs Airbnb houses that are close to downtown, have private pools, and will elevate your vacation to Palm Springs.
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Palm Springs, CA
Superhost – Near Downtown – Entire House – Private Pool – 10 Guests · 5 Bedrooms · 5 Beds · 3 Baths – Full Kitchen – Laundry Room – Wifi – AC – Free Parking
This Airbnb house is great for large families or a group of friends as it has five bedrooms, sleeping up to 10 guests. Three of the rooms have king beds with en suite bathrooms and televisions. The other two bedrooms have queen beds. All three of the full bathrooms feature walk-in showers. The bedrooms and bathrooms are stocked with essentials like linens, bedding, towels, hair dryer and toiletries.
The retro aesthetic of the property, coupled with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, just screams classic Palm Springs. In the house you will enjoy a California great room, a full kitchen with breakfast bar and a dining room (all with terrace access). The dining room as well as one of the king bedrooms also feature an indoor fireplace. The backyard is also a crowd pleaser with a private pool and pool toys, hot tub, fire pit, plenty of sun loungers, outdoor furniture and heat lamps.
What makes this house great for families or visitors with mobility issues is that it is a single story house with no steps to the entrance, making it easily accessible. Plus the owner provides baby-friendly amenities like a high chair and crib. This house is less than five minutes from downtown and only six minutes from the airport, making it a super convenient location.
Palm Springs, CA
Superhost – Entire House – 8 guests – 4 bedrooms – 8 beds – 3 baths – Near Downtown – Private Pool – Laundry – Full Kitchen – Wifi – AC – Free Parkin
This Mid-Century Modern house is sleek and chic, but comfortable and cool, perfect for a desert vacation in Palm Springs. Located near downtown, this four bedroom Airbnb house sleeps up to eight guests. There are actually a lot of beds in this house with one of the bedrooms having two king beds and a daybed. Another room has a queen and single, while the last two rooms have two singles and one single bed. Plus, there is also a study with a daybed!
Rooms feature black-out curtains if you are not ready to wake with the bright desert sun. There are three full bathrooms, one with a bathtub which kids will love, and the two with walk-in showers. Bathrooms are stocked with essentials, including a hair dryer.
The full all-white kitchen features a darling retro teal refrigerator that is definitely a statement piece adding a touch of whimsy. There is also a dishwasher and the kitchen is adjacent to a vibrant living room with stunning mountain views complete with a fireplace, television, DVD player and Netflix ready to rock-and-roll!
Outside you will find a large pool that is heated year-round, complete with pool toys. There is also a hot tub, plenty of sun loungers, patio furniture and a BBQ. In Palm Springs you will want to spend a lot of time outdoors and this is the perfect backyard to enjoy those hot days and warm nights. Even more cool is that there is plenty of shading and misters all along the covered patio.
This Palm Springs Airbnb home will feel like your own personal resort, located close to all the fun in downtown.
Palm Springs, CA
Superhost – Entire House – 8 Guests – 4 Bedrooms – 4 Beds – 3 Baths – Near Downtown – Private Pool – Full Kitchen – Laundry Room – Wifi – AC – Free Parking
You feel like you are at a resort in this beautiful Palm Springs Airbnb. You can bring the family as the house sleeps eight guests in four bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms have king beds with en suite bathrooms while the other two bedrooms have queen beds. Each room has a smart television with Netflix.
Two full bathrooms have walk-in showers and one has a bathtub and shower, which is perfect for little kids. All bathrooms are complete with bathroom essentials, hair dryer and Judith Jackson Spa products. There is also an upgraded full kitchen with dishwasher and espresso machine that overlooks the dining table with seating for eight and a comfortably beautiful living room complete with smart TV and fireplace.
Families will love that the property comes equipped with a high chair, a pack n’ play and children’s toys and books.
The backyard has a beautiful private pool and hot tub that is surrounded with lush greenery and palm trees. There are rafts, pool toys and plenty of sun loungers to help make pool time even more fun. Enjoy the beautiful weather day or night under the lovely lighted pergola that is dripping with vines covering a warm gas fire pit and cozy seating. You can also dine alfresco with the outdoor BBQ and take a seat at the outdoor dining set under the covered patio.
Palm Springs, CA
Entire House – 8 Guests – 4 Bedrooms – 4 Beds – 3 Baths – Near Downtown – Private Pool – Outdoor Shower – Full Kitchen – Dog Friendly – Laundry Room – Wifi – AC – Free Parking
Bask in Hollywood glamour at this lovely Palm Springs Airbnb, located in the Little Beverly Hills neighborhood. This mid-century modern house is near downtown, but also walking distance to many awesome eateries.
Sleeping eight guests, the home has four bedrooms. Two of the rooms have a king bed and one of those king rooms opens up to the backyard. The other two rooms have queen beds. The full kitchen, dining room and living room all have terrace access with full wall sliders that allow you to live the perk of indoor and outdoor living.
Speaking of outdoors, the backyard has everything you need to keep the fun going. There is a private pool, outdoor shower and a putting green. Relaxing is not a problem, since there are tons of lounging spaces both covered and uncovered as well as alfresco dining and BBQ. Even the garage has a ping pong table for some more fun and games.
Palm Springs, CA
Entire House – 8 Guests – 4 Bedrooms – 6 Beds – 3 Baths – Near Downtown – Private Pool – Full Kitchen – Wifi – Free Parking – AC
This colorful and bright Airbnb in Palm Springs has everything to keep you and your family happy indoors and out. This Mid-Century home is located in the Movie Colony neighborhood near downtown and has great views of the surrounding mountains.
There are six beds in four different bedrooms, making it possible to sleep eight to ten guests. Three of the bedrooms have a king bed, while the fourth bedroom contains a queen bed and two single beds. The bathrooms do come stocked with toiletries, hair dryer, towels and other essentials. There is also a bathtub, which is great for the kids.
Although there is a spacious living room and full kitchen to have indoors, it is all about the outdoor space. This Palm Springs Airbnb is known as a mountain oasis, because of its stunning views and outdoor living space. The backyard features a sparkling pool and hot tub, plenty of outdoor sun loungers, and colorful seating and dining areas. The outdoor gas BBQ makes cooking outdoors convenient and tasty!
That’s a Wrap!
Don’t these amazing properties just make you want to dive in and have some fun? Palm Springs is a great vacation destination that transcends all generational barriers from the young and old to the families and young singles. It is a place to come and enjoy the simple pleasures in life with a cool retro mid-century vibe, Hollywood glamour and desert heat. So what are you waiting for? Book your desert escape today!
If glamping is more your style, check out our picks for best Palm Springs Glamping and if you love resorts, we have a great list of family-friendly resorts in Palm Springs and best family pools in Palm Springs too.
For details on all the cool things to see and do while in Palm Springs, see our ultimate guide to Palm Springs.
For other amazing Airbnb properties, check out our post on the Best Newport Beach Airbnb beachfront homes.
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