Palm Springs

Welcome to Palm Springs

The pinnacle of luxury desert living amongst the rich and famous
 
From internationally-recognized golf courses to luxury shopping, and from celebrity homes to an abundance of mid-century architecture, there is so much to love about the distinctive neighborhoods of the Palm Springs area. With a high quality of life for retirees and friendly long-time residents, it’s easy to see why many love living in this luxury desert town. 
 
The city became popular in the 1960s as a getaway for the Hollywood stars and epicenter of the trendy mid-century modern-style home. As the popularity of the desert grew, development spawned eight other cities that flourish today as popular getaway destinations. People from all over the state flock to the desert to soak up the rays, attend one of the famed concerts and festivals in the area, or perfect their golf swing. 
 
With a long-standing LGBTQ+ history, this is also a mecca for the gay community and a popular place for older gay couples to retire. There is a thriving artistic community, a healthy mix of retirees and young couples, and many lovers of the outdoors. With 360 days of sunshine, 125 golf courses, and a bevy of luxury properties, it is easy to fall in love with this area.
 

What to Love

  • A stylish and trendy city with world-class dining, golfing, and shopping 
  • Private properties of the rich and famous 
  • Many LGBTQ+ social clubs and nightlife opportunities 

People and Lifestyle

Residents of Palm Springs are diverse in age, income, background, and lifestyle, with many heralding from larger California cities after retirement. Local casinos, theaters, and clubs regularly host stars of the past and present, and many local events regularly celebrate the arts and architecture — providing a mature dose of culture for the many seasoned residents. 
 
However, the area is seeing a flux of younger families who are moving out of Los Angeles or San Diego for Palm Springs, so don’t be surprised to see a healthy mix of homeowners in the area.
 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Downtown Palm Springs has excellent restaurants choices for all tastes, including fine dining, casual joints, fun bar scenes, and buzzy lounges. 
 
For an upscale meal or a special occasion, Bar Cecil is the newest local spot with a “sexy and chic” atmosphere and the best Old Fashioned in town. If you’re craving a steak, head to LG’s Prime, Copley’s, or the classic Kaiser Grille
 
Trio Restaurant, Eight4Nine, and Workshop Kitchen are all trendy spots to grab a meal with friends, and Tropicale is a must-try with its distinctive world cuisine and lovely decor. 
 
For a high-end shopping experience filled with tasty cafes, Palm Desert’s El Paseo has all your favorites like Saks Fifth Avenue, Lululemon, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and more. While doing some retail therapy, try Wilma & Frieda’s for a delicious brunch, or stop by their sister location in downtown Palm Springs.
 

Things To Do

This desert city is packed with activities, social gatherings, and festivals, but golf is at the top of the list of things to do. The famed PGA West Stadium Course is just a 15-minute drive away in La Quinta, and the O’Donnell Golf Club, Indian Wells, Tahquitz Canyon, and Mission Hills golf courses are nearby as well. Tennis aficionados will delight at the wealth of playing spaces, including Palm Springs Tennis Club, Village Racquet Club, CC Tennis Club, and of course the famed Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home of the BNP Paribas Open. 
 
For a taste of nature, Palm Springs is conveniently located near Joshua Tree National Park - a unique and breathtaking nature enclave filled with Joshua trees, desert flowers, rock formations, and wildlife.
 

Schools

Palm Springs operates in the Palm Springs Unified School District and has some well-ranked elementary, middle, and high schools, including.
 
  • Katherine Finchy Elementary (K-5)
  • Cielo Vista Charter School (K-8)
  • Palm Springs High School (9-12)
 
There are also fantastic private schools in the area, including:
 
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