The Best Spa Hotels in Palm Springs for Ultimate Rejuvenation

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In need of some R&R in the California sunshine? Pack your bags and escape to Palm Springs, the ultimate self-care getaway destination. Picture yourself laying by the pool, reading your favorite book, having just returned from an amazing massage. If it sounds like a dream, I have good news. This list of the best spa hotels in Palm Springs will turn this dream into your reality.

Having grown up in California, I’ve been fortunate to visit this desert oasis more times than I count. And now in my adult years, I can confirm that the wellness and spa hotels in Palm Springs are some of the best out there.

Based off my experiences and lots of research for my fellow wellness enthusiasts, below is a list of the best spa hotels in Palm Springs that you must visit this year (and beyond).

The Best Spa Hotels in Palm Springs

Look no further for the best places to stay in Palm Springs for the ultimate wellness getaway!

1. The Spring Resort & Spa

What I consider a hidden gem in the desert, The Spring Resort & Spa is a little oasis that everyone should visit. This resort in Desert Hot Springs (just 20 minutes from Palm Springs) features three mineral pools with healing properties, two saunas, and a full menu of spa services. Their mineral waters are some of the hottest in the region and contain a high-nutrient content consisting of sulfate, calcium, iron, magnesium, iodine, and selenium.

The resort hosts yoga and sound baths on the weekend that are open to both guests and the public, which I highly recommend looking into! They also offer a cleanse/detox program to enhance your renewal experience during your stay. The entire property is so beautiful and relaxing; I seriously can’t wait to go back to this resort.

The Spring Resort
The Spring Resort
best spa hotels in palm springs

2. Two Bunch Palms

I stayed at Two Bunch Palms for my birthday a few years ago and still find myself dreaming about this place. Two Bunch Palms is another hotel located in Desert Hot Springs with nutrient-dense mineral waters found in pools and tubs throughout the property. Its aesthetic and upscale offerings make it one of the most luxurious and sought after hotels in the region, so make sure to book well ahead for this one.

The hotel includes a (very) healthy restaurant, yoga dome, full spa, and various experiences like reiki, sound baths, cacao ceremonies, breath work, and much more. This is somewhere you’ll want to stay for a few days to soak it all in. And prepare to feel like a new person upon leaving.

Two Bunch Palms
Two Bunch Palms

3. The Parker Palm Springs

The Parker Hotel is a boutique luxury hotel that makes you feel like you’ve escaped to another world. From its decadent gardens with fruit trees to its colorful interiors and exteriors, you can’t help but feel joyful and alive in this vibrant atmosphere.

Choose from an array of experiences, such as relaxing at the spa, playing tennis or croquet, doing yoga, hitting the gym or pool, or indulging at its award-winning restaurant. The notion of being pampered and taken care of travels to new heights at this hotel.

The Parker Palm Springs

4. Korakia Pensione

Speaking of feeling like you’ve transported to another world, how about to another country? Korakia Pensione features Mediterranean and Moroccan-style villas that sit upon 1.5 acres of lush grounds with olive trees, date palms, and Moroccan fountains. The property restored what was the historic Da Morric, a retreat of Scottish painter Gordon Coutts.

Korakia has an array of wellness offerings that aim to heal the mind, body and spirit with treatments from professional therapists. There’s an indoor/outdoor spa lodge and experiences like chakra balancing, couples journey, yoga, sound baths, and more. There’s salt water pools, bike rentals, home cooked meals, Moroccan tea time, and much more.

best spa hotels palm springs

5. The Good House

A boutique oasis in Desert Hot Springs, The Good House has been featured in Travel + Leisure’s 2023 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in California. The hotel is located in a protected Hot Water Zone where some of the hottest and most healing water flows.

The Good House offers a full service spa that features massages and facials, as well as reiki and yoga. They have a poolside cafe with healthy eats for breakfast and dinner, along with juice cleanses to partake in during your stay.

The Good House

6. Azure Palm Hot Springs Resort & Day Spa Oasis

This gorgeous resort keeps the hot springs flowing with indoor and outdoor tubs for soaking and healing. Azure is also located in Desert Hot Springs and is one of the larger resorts to stay at. You can revitalize through one of its yoga, pilates, or meditation classes, or indulge at the spa with a Himalayan salt room.

Azure Palm Hot Springs hosts retreats throughout the year where you can come for a 6-day master cleanse and reset experience. The resort also has an onsite restaurant with juices and smoothies, and other healthy eats for both breakfast, lunch and dinner.

best spa hotels in palm springs

7. The Colony Palms Hotel & Bungalows

The Colony Palms Hotel & Bungalows feels like if the Beverly Hills Hotel transported to Palm Springs. Located right in the heart of town, the hotel opened its doors in the 1930s and has preserved its rich history through its colorful interiors and beautiful grounds.

The spa features a full wellness menu made up of luxury massages, body treatments, scrubs, facials, and more. There’s a pool, restaurant, and bar, as well as complimentary yoga on the weekends.

best spa hotels in palm springs

8. Avalon Hotel & Bungalows Palm Springs

Avalon’s Spanish-style bungalows are no stranger to helping you find your zen. The gorgeous property has a fully-equipped gym, with Peloton bikes and private trainers to book sessions with. There’s a full-service spa, as well as classes with yoga, Tai Chi, breath work, and meditation.

The hotel has multiple pools and restaurants to enjoy during your stay. This is one of those charming yet upscale places you never want to leave!

Avalon Hotel and Bungalows

9. La Serena Villas, A Kirkwood Hotel

La Serena Villas is situated in the main downtown of Palm Springs, and with the San Jacinto mountains as your backdrop, it feels like you’ve stumbled into a desert dreamland. The hotel features the Whispers Spa which is available to both guests and the public, and offers massages, facials, and body treatments.

The hotel also has a beautiful restaurant with a rooftop lounge.

La Serena Villas

10. L’Horizon Resort & Spa, Hermann Bungalows

Luxury meets Palm Springs with the L’Horizon Resort & Spa. This stunning hotel is home to 49 bungalows with mid-century modern design. It has a fine-dining restaurant, multiple pools, and spa. The spa features an indoor/outdoor setting with a full-service menu and juice bar. There’s yoga classes for guests, while private classes can be arranged as well.

If you’re looking for a luxurious escape to the desert, this is where you should go.

L'Horizon Hermann Bungalows

Palm Springs FAQs

Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Palm Springs.

What is the best month to visit Palm Springs?

I recommend visiting Palm Springs during the spring and fall months. Personally, I find the temperatures in April, May, and October to be perfect.

Does Palm Springs have natural hot springs?

Yes, there are tons of natural hot springs throughout the Palm Springs region! As shared in this blog post, lots of the mineral waters from these natural springs can be enjoyed at the spa hotels in Palm Springs. Basking in these waters is a great way to absorb minerals and soak up healing properties.

Conclusion: Best Spa Hotels in Palm Springs

The best spa hotels in Palm Springs are absolutely gorgeous and guaranteed to make your self-care getaway a rejuvenating one. You really can’t go wrong with where you choose to stay, since all of these hotels are so amazing.

I know you you’ll very much love Palm Springs.

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