Best Staycation Resorts in Palm Springs

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When people hear “Palm Springs” they often think of vacationing, relaxing and golf, however, you don’t often think of the residents that call Palm Springs home year-round. With its warm weather, stunning desert landscape, and slow pace of life it is easy to see why so many people have chosen to call Palm Springs home. With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 many people have canceled or postponed travel plans, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy a mini staycation in the coming months.

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Staycations have become immensely popular within the last 5 years as singles, couples and families try to budget and save for the future. With travel and vacations costing thousands of dollars, unfortunately, many people simply aren’t able to enjoy the perks of vacationing. Luckily, a staycation could be exactly what you need. Staycations provide all the relaxation, beauty and entertainment of a vacation with the perks of being right by home, obliterating all those hefty travel expenses and the stressful need to be sure you don’t forget to pack a toothbrush. So where should you take a staycation near Palm Springs? According to, these are the top 10 resorts in the area.

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#1 - The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage

#2 - La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

#3 - Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa

#4 - JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

#5 - Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa

#6 - Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

#7 - The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

#8 - Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton

#9 - The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert

#10 - Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

It comes as no surprise to see so many resorts within Palm Springs and the surrounding area. Whether it’s a single night getaway, a long weekend, or an extended vacation when on a staycation you can de-stress without the stress of preparing for a vacation. Relax by one of the many pools in the resort of your choosing, enjoy on-site and off-site dining, a peaceful day in the spa, and yet still be close enough to run home to grab some extra clothes if needed.

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