Dubbed the “pool capital of the world”, every day is a pool day when you visit this SoCal oasis. Nearly every hotel in Greater Palm Springs has a luxurious pool, beckoning you to cool off from the desert heat. So, whether you’re on a rooftop, or perched under a desert palm, these exquisite pools will leave you feeling cool all summer long.
Saguaro Palm Springs
For a pool scene that’s as colourful as its rainbow-hued buildings, escape to this vibrant oasis, where pool parties and taco nights are the norm. You can’t miss the Saguaro, easily recognisable by its bright façade of yellows, oranges, and pinks. Known for its lively pool scene and active events calendar, the Saguaro Palm Springs appeals to anyone looking for fun in the desert sun.
Dive Palm Springs
Dive is Palm Spring’s newest petite boutique hotel – an adults-only resort inspired by the 1960s French Riviera. Cozy rattan daybeds, the original Libott pool, the koi pond, and the verdant Orchard with waterfalls all combine to create a unique private oasis in the desert.
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa
You won’t believe you’re in a desert when you find yourself among the streams, waterways and picturesque lake at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. The expansive grounds of the JW Marriot are filled with exotic birds and lush landscaping – the perfect desert oasis Sip cocktails alongside one of the lavish resort pools, there are three to choose from: the Spa Outdoor Salt-Water Pool, the Springs Outdoor Family Pool and the Whirlpool.
Step from upscale shopping, art galleries, restaurants, and nightlife on El Paseo, known as “The Rodeo Drive of the Desert” into this unique and luxurious pool. But there’s more to Hotel Paseo’s pool scene than meets the eye. For something a little different, you can rent their Airstream as your guest room, which is located adjacent to the pool.
Elevate yourself to new heights with the Coachella Valley’s only rooftop pool at the Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs, an urban oasis that effortlessly blends laid-back cool and rugged desert beauty. The sophisticated poolside experience will make you feel like you are on top of the world with stellar views of the city and surrounding mountains.
ACE Hotel & Swim Club
A desert oasis, in the shadow of the mighty San Jacintos, ACE has nostalgic ‘60s vibes and a sprawling desert backdrop.
Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs combines the chic, mid-century Palm Springs aesthetic with Margaritaville’s casual-luxe island feel. The pool invites you to chillax on your next girls’ weekend with a mimosa in hand.
Fleur Noire Hotel
Come experience the desert bloom at the new addition to Palm Springs, Fleur Noire. An adults-only boutique hotel consisting of 21 uniquely designed casitas, bungalows and suites and floral wall murals. Like any Greater Palm Springs hotel, Fleur Noire’s original swimming pool remains the centrepiece of the property (and you can see why).
The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage
It’s worth staying at The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage, in Greater Palm Springs, just to enjoy the views from their fabulous pool and the almost surreal colours of the sunset of the mountains.
Miramonte Resort & Spa Indian Wells
Located in prestigious Indian Wells, the Miramonte Resort & Spa is a unique oasis with boutique style and sophistication set against the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains in the California Desert.
Sands Hotel & Spa
Designed by renowned interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, one of Architectural Digest’s Top 100 designers in the world, this pool is a combination of Bullard’s Moroccan-inspired influence and a mid-century vibe that is synonymous with the desert’s everlasting allure.