12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Palm Desert, California - Updated 2022


Palm Desert sits right at the heart of Coachella Valley in Southern California, a couple of hours east of Downtown Los Angeles. It is home to some celebrities who want to escape the glitz and glamour of Hollywood once in a while. It is also a popular vacation spot for those coming from the northern parts of the US, thanks to the warm weather all year round. Multiple golf courses and resorts populate the city. This place is also a great campsite for those attending the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio. To help you find a place to stay during your trip here, check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Palm Desert, California.

1. Poolside casita with pet hens and tortoise (from USD 89)

This one-bedroom casita overlooks the shared swimming pool and offers both comfort and convenience to its guests. Inside, you’ll find a ceiling fan, a split-type air conditioner, a 42-inch flat-screen TV, a small walk-in closet, and bar stools. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, a stove, an oven, and a microwave. The owners also provide complimentary fresh eggs, snacks, water, coffee, and tea. A mesh child safety fence separates the guest house from the shared pool area. In the backyard, you’ll find hens and desert tortoises frolicking about.

The casita is not too far away from other attractions as it’s only 3 mi (4.8 km) from 4 major resorts. It’s also close to El Paseo Shopping District.

Private Poolside Casita w /Kitchen
Palm Desert, California, United States
258 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
even though the pool isn't heated it was comfortable to swim in when it was 95 degrees out
this is a great place to stay with a full kitchen and amenities
gail had bottled water plenty of snacks and breakfast supplies on hand which was a nice touch
the king bed was quite comfortable; there wasn't any traffic noise
comfortable king size bed…
clean kitchen with appliances and clean bathroom
everything was clean tidy and excellent
gail's place was sparkling clean
very clean and a very comfortable king size bed
we loved staying at gail's casita it was very clean and comfortable
gail is an awesome host very responsive
gail was a really nice host we had sone good conversations &she was very easy going
gail and her little feathery friends were great hosts
gail is a super host
would definitely staff again for next years race
wonderful stay in a unique location
it's a nice location near lots of restaurants and shopping
close to shops restaurants entertainment
the location is great for getting around the area
we especially liked the proximity to palm desert's lovely public park and the cod golf center
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2. One-bedroom casita with a sparkling pool (from USD 125)

Boasting a sparkling pool and spa, this one-bedroom casita describes itself as an oasis located in the heart of Coachella Valley. The pool robes and fluffy towels are provided for guests to enjoy. The bedroom has a queen bed layered with soft sheets and can be accessed by a double French door. There is a large flat-screen smart TV with Netflix, Wi-Fi, weights, a yoga mat, and a dedicated workspace available. The kitchen has a refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker.

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, this property is not only peaceful but also offers easy access to several golf courses, tennis courts, and shopping areas.

Bright Cute Pool and Spa Casita Modern
Palm Desert, California, United States
300 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
offers good amenities that definitely make your stay very comfortable
beautiful backyard with jacuzzi and pool with grill and tv
the casita is comfortable with all the amenities we wanted and some very thoughtful touches (ie pool robes)
lovely space with amazing views of the mountains and a beautiful backyard with pool/spa
the ac worked perfect it was cozy comfy and felt very at home
very clean and organized
very clean and comfortable space
it was clean nicely decorated and beautiful
carole’s casita is clean stylish and comfortable
carol’s place is comfortabele clean and nice
carole is an amazing host
carole is truly an outstanding host
great host we will be back
carole was very friendly welcoming and quick and easy to communicate with
she is very responsive to questions and clearly cares a lot about her guests' comfort and experience
great central location for exploring the greater palm springs area
great location to get to palm desert and palm springs restaurants and shopping
great value and location
really nice place and great location
it was a great location
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3. Cozy oasis in Cali desert (from USD 92)

This modern and minimalist suite is a hidden oasis in the hot Coachella Valley located just a few steps from the restaurant strip. Your room has all the style and amenities needed for a comfortable stay including air-conditioning, a sofa, a large bed, a TV, and a table for some extra work. A kitchenette equipped with a microwave allows you to store and prepare some basic meals. The pool, which is the gem of this residence, can be used at any time of the year. There’s also a cabana, a barbecue pit, and a sofa bed, in case you want to relax outdoors. You can even use the floats to have a nice tanning session over the water.

Cozy Oasis Getaway
Palm Desert, California, United States
299 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outdoor space is beautiful - great pool with comfortable lounge chairs gorgeous back yard
private sitting area outside with table and chair wonderful to have your morning coffee
greatly appreciated lots of extras like fresh fruit bottled water & other staples well stocked kitchen
the room itself is nice and private with a kitchenette lovely bathroom and private entrance
the pool was also great very well-kept along with the rest of the garden
very clean and spacious room
very clean and comfortable
everything was very clean
very clean and well equiped
clean and comfortable and very quiet
nice touches provided by hosts
the host was considerate of guests needs and privacy
the host is very helpful with prompt responses to any and all queries
loved that our host left us milk and fruit
wonderful stay rodolfo was an excellent host with quick responses and solutions would definitely recommend- great value
this location is ideally located near restaurants theaters and shopping
easy walking distance to shopping and restaurants
good location walking distance to many restaurants
great location with good food walkable
wonderful little gem close to a main hwy
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4. Luxury villa equipped with a golf course (from USD 160)

Marriott Desert Springs is considered one of the best resorts in town, and it’s pretty obvious why. The amenities here, as well as other facilities, are top-notch compared to the brand’s top hotels. This unit can accommodate up to four guests with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi access, a large TV, and a balcony or patio. The kitchen is also well-equipped with an induction cooker and cookware. Even the bathrooms boast marble surfaces. Common facilities you can use in the resort are the large pool, tennis courts, fitness areas, and golf course. The Water’s Edge Bar & Grill is a must-visit place during your stay here.

Marriott Desert Springs II - 1BD Luxury villa
Palm Desert, California, United States
284 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views but the pools and jacuzzi leave a lot to be desired
very spacious deluxe one bedroom with nice kitchen washer/dryer upscale flatscreen tv nice balcony
lovely one bedroom apartment on the marriott desert springs estate
check-in was seemless and the facilities were lovely with pools golf an activity center and even yoga classes
this is a super duper fantastic room you pay less for a room in a marriott villa brilliant
very clean and comfortable
exceptional clean and well outfitted
exceptionally clean and beautifully furnished
condo is clean up to date and as advertised
the place was very clean
appreciate you being a great host
awesome place quick responses and very helpful and friendly thanks for the hospitality
easy check in great hospitality and friendly atmosphere
front desk was very helpful with recommendations maps and guidance on 'what to do' while in the desert
great resort very kid friendly we had a wonderful time
the location was perfect
excellent location and villa was awesome
this is a great place to stay near palm springs
it's a short drive to downtown palm springs and close to several cool things to do and see
this is an excellent location and you can't be the value
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5. Retro-inspired home with views of the mountains (from USD 304)

If you want some old-school flair, this humble abode is the right spot for you. Sitting just off the highway and shopping district, the house provides plenty of cozy space for a family of four. Retro items fill the interior like a record player complete with vinyl in the living room. The lampshades and tables are also part of the motif. The TV and fireplace occupy the center of the house, while the large kitchen and dining counter are right behind. Outside, there is an oval pool with benches and a bar-style table. A barbecue pit fills the rest of the yard and provides the perfect campfire spot at the end of the day.

The Oasis | Pool | Gas Fire-pit | Near El Paseo
Palm Desert, California, United States
346 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable and they had all the amenities we needed
this house was super adorable and had all the amenities u need for a comfortable stay
the pool in the backyard is great because there is complete privacy
fully equipped kitchen very comfortable beds large backyard with pool lounges; netflix hulu; french press coffee maker
it was hot out but between the a/c and the pool it was not too bad
clean and in a quiet neighborhood
lovely clean super quiet spot
it’s very clean and comfortable
the house was clean and full of beautiful plants
the house was sparking clean and the perfect gateway
hosts are attentive and helpful
host is very responsive and kind
the hosts are incredibly responsive
they were extremely responsive and were quick to answer questions
esther & tuan are amazing hosts
location was great too
the location is great too
the location was really convenient close to great restaurants grocery stores and the mall
beautiful house in a great location
great location next to el paseo shopping and a lovely place for the price
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6. Upscale villa with a bar (from USD 118)

These villas by Marriott are some of the most stylish in the Palm Desert area, with its stone-like exteriors blending well with the desert valley of Coachella. This villa can accommodate up to four guests and has large beds that you can only see in upscale Marriott hotels. There is also a kitchenette with a microwave and a coffee maker for some basic breakfast. Outside, you get access to the large Palmeras Pool surrounded by multiple cabanas. While here, you may also check out the on-site bar called The Water’s Edge Bar & Grill. A great selection of food and drinks are being served along with some nice music.

Marriott Desert Springs I Studio sleeps 4
Palm Desert, California, United States
306 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with a lot of pools and beautiful nature
it was nice having access to the marriott resort pools and restaurants
the studio is comfortable and the amenities were great
this place was amazing with lots pools golf courses and plenty of other things to do
an amazing vacation spot view was fantastic and the beds were very comfortable
clean and updated room
clean and very comfortable
the place was really clean
highly recommended very clean and spacious
tony place is very clean
great service great prices and friendly staff
tony is a great host
this place is great host was very responsive
the community grounds were nicely landscaped and all the staff i interacted with were friendly
the staff at marriott villas was so friendly and helpful
beautiful location we had a great stay
it was a great location & the value was perfect
great location and amenities
great place to stay at
stay here amazing place for the price
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7. Prime holiday suite with a bathroom TV (from USD 86)

This suite is synonymous with absolute relaxation and meant for couples who are on romantic getaways in Palm Desert. Inside, there’s a king-sized bed and a dining table. If you want to surprise your partner with a romantic dinner, you may use the private dining area in the backyard. Free snacks and coffee are available. The most unique feature in this place is the bathroom where you can enjoy watching TV while in the bathtub.

♪♫♪PRIME LOCATION♪♫♪ SPA Guest Suite with TV-BATH♫
Palm Desert, California, United States
370 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfortable and there are plenty of amenities to make the stay extra comfortable
the bed was incredibly comfortable
the mini fridge microwave and electric kettle made it easy to have a healthy breakfast before my matches
the bed was super comfortable the added luxury of a bath makes it extra special
so many thoughtful amenities in the room too definitely pick kenny's place when you visit this area
clean secure and affordable
the place was very clean
this place was super clean and quiet
the place was impeccably clean with thoughtful touches
simple cozy clean and a lot of goodies
kenny was a great host
kenny is a great host
hosts were extremely responsive
the host was very friends along with the community
kenny was a great host and helped us check in smoothly
would recommend this location
great location and beautiful accommodations
the location was perfect for exploring the palm springs/indian wells area
safe & convenient location close to shops & restaurants
definitely recommend this place it’s also close to everything shopping centers and restaurants
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8. Single room with a golf course view (from USD 59)

Some hotels don’t come with a full kitchen, but this unit has all the amenities you might need for a comfortable vacation. It comes with functioning appliances such as a fridge, a large oven, and a microwave. Good for four guests, this villa boasts top-notch beds and full bathrooms. Outside, you can relax on the patio that overlooks the golf course. If you want to really make the most of your trip here, you can play on the golf course, dine at the nearby restaurant, and take a dip in the pool.

Marriott Desert Springs 1 BR Golf Course View
Palm Desert, California, United States
10 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
mikey was amazing very responsive and helpful
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9. Newly renovated garden villa for four (from USD 108)

Sitting in the exclusive Ironwood Country Club, this impressive villa has recently been renovated to provide guests with great comfort. There is just so much space here for four people, split between the two bedrooms. There’s a large TV in the living area and another one in your own bedroom. A glass stovetop accentuates the new kitchen along with an upgraded washer and dryer. A well-tended garden with a barbecue pit gives you a place to relax and breathe some fresh air. As a bonus for staying here, you get access to the nearby pool and Ironwood Golf Course.

Newly Renovated in Ironwood CC
Palm Desert, California, United States
58 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is everything you could want in the kitchen and nice soaps shampoo and conditioner as well
we had everything we needed and felt totally comfortable staying
diane's condo was clean comfortable and not lacking in any amenities
the host provides many nice small touches that make your stay very comfortable ie shampoo hand soaps etc
the grounds were pristine the pool warm the scenery fantastic and the weather perfect
the towels were clean and well supplied
it was very clean and comfortable
immaculately clean and feels like a home
her house was super clean and comfortable
always an easy clean experience
host is very responsive to any questions
she is also very responsive which helped everything go as smooth as possible
she is a hospitable host and has everything that you need for her in her beautiful condo
diane is a great host who responds quickly and very hospitable
diane is a great host she responds quickly to all messages sent to her and is very accommodating
a great location with everything one would need
diane's condo is a great place in a perfect location within ironwood country club
the house is in a great location in the ironwood gated community
the neighborhood is quiet and perfect for families or couples
diane’s home is a nice value in a good location
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10. Stand-alone casita for two guests (from USD 175)

This house offers an intimate experience for couples and is equipped with great amenities. It features a comfy queen bed and a private bathroom. There is also a large couch facing a smart TV, so you can watch romantic movies on Netflix. A fridge and microwave allow you to store and heat some nice food. There’s also an outdoor pool here, a must-have for the Cali weather, perfect for taking a dip during the summer months. You can also avail of the hot tub, if you want a more therapeutic experience here.

StandAlone Casita - Very Private
Palm Desert, California, United States
280 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool area is stunningly beautiful with bright flowers surrounding the pool and deck
the casita was comfortable with a lovely view of the pool and backyard
beautiful pool area that we didn't actually use but did sit outside and enjoyed the view
it's a very beautiful casita with a pool and amazing view
the pool was an amazing 85 degrees and the hot tub was just what the doctor ordered
clean and very stylish
it was clean and just as described
it was extremely clean and comfortable
the place is clean and comfortable and quiet
emily and tom's casita was just as advertised--private clean comfortable
emily & tom were lovely & helpful hosts
emily and tom were thoughtful hosts
tom & emily are excellent hosts
emily and tom were great hosts
our hosts do a very good job
great location … good value
the location was ideal and very close to shopping and restaurants
this is a wonderful location and little casita
location of casita makes getting out and exploring very easy
great location too so close to everything i would absolutely recommend to anyone and stay there again
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11. Pretty home with a patio (from USD 88)

This pretty casa sits right near the shopping district and is an affordable luxury suite for two. You can enter the house through the patio that has a very distinctive fire pit. The room is decorated with wooden floors, state-of-the-art furniture, and a large bed. The TV across the bed means you never really have to get up on a Sunday morning. You can have a nice breakfast by the kitchenette or the outdoor dining area. Don’t forget to watch the sunsets from the outdoor patio, a perfect start to your al-fresco dinner.

Private Casita in the Heart of Palm Desert
Palm Desert, California, United States
347 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the a/c of course worked like a wonder
very comfortable bed great shower thoughtful amenities
super comfy bed and space in general
comfortable stay and thoughtful touches
everything was super clean and nice
athena‘s please was clean and charming
sparkling clean and a comfortable bed
room was clean and private bath was excellent
it was also very clean and inviting
athena was such a lovely host she was very responsive and communicative
excellent host-- deserving of super host regonition
the hosts are warm and friendly and always accommodating
athena and dan are amazing hosts
athena is a great host
quiet and great location
great setting and location in the heart of palm desert
great room excellent location and close to various shops stores and restaurants
an ideal location for anyone wanting to stay in the palm desert/ palm springs area
lovely place that’s close to multiple points of interest
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12. Relaxing suite in the desert

This home’s interior decor will help you calm down and feel more relaxed. A private entrance guarantees security, while a pretty garden invites you to relax outdoors. Pastel colors dominate the suite, allowing you and your partner to sleep in the soft queen bed. The smart TV gives you the option to binge-watch all your favorite shows. The microwave and fridge allow you to prepare light meals during your stay. You get your own private outdoor dining area too, so you can have a drink or two under the stars.

Cozy Casita in the Heart of Palm Desert
Palm Desert, California, United States
189 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable the pillows plush and the air worked well
my husband and i walked to breakfast at paradise cove cafe and enjoyed bottomless mimosas at athena’s suggestion
very cozy bed plenty of towels clear instructions (on how to use amenities) -- would recommend
the bed was comfortable and the sheets were very soft
athena’s casita is elegant comfortable well-equipped and tranquil i really enjoyed my two night stay
super clean and comfy
sparkling clean and comfortable
so clean and stylish
very clean safe and stylish
so clean very cozy
thank you athena for being an amazing host
athena is quite a nice host with quick feedback
athena was a responsive attentive host
it was easy to find and the owners were friendly and accommodating
athena put a lot of attention into every detail and was super responsive to our questions
best place to stay at palm springs
this place is great for getaway near palm springs
the location is extremely quiet and peaceful but is also located near lots of restaurants etc
very nice spot close to everything in palm desert
very relaxing quiet and everything is literally mins away
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A getaway in the heart of California

Palm Desert has been a growing city due to the number of people who wants to escape the northern winter. These temporary homes let you dance the night away, engage in fun activities, and even play a round of golf. So pack your bags and head over to Palm Desert, California.

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