10 Best Palm Springs Hotels For Your Next Family Vacation

Marissa Willman

By , Local Expert, Palm Springs
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If you're traveling with the family in tow, don't let Palm Springs intimidate you. While some of the independent properties have a "no kids allowed" rule, plenty of local hotels cater just to families. In fact, the desert is ripe with family-friendly resorts and hotels that will create a fantastic vacation experience for kids and adults alike. Whether you're looking for a low-key hotel near downtown or a sprawling resort with a water park onsite, Palm Springs has a hotel to fit the bill.

With an onsite water park and a special section of guest rooms just for those with children in tow, Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage is a...  Read more »

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    Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa

    • Neighborhood: Rancho Mirage

    Family-friendly perks like kid's cooking classes, Wii tournaments and a water slide are big hits with parents.

  • 2

    Hyatt Grand Champions Resort, Villas and Spa

    • Neighborhood: Indian Wells

    The Hyatt Grand Champions has daily programs for kids, including activities like movie screenings, scavenger hunts and poolside games.

  • 3

    Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa

    • Neighborhood: Indian Wells

    The Esmerelda has a kid's camp program, family-friendly restaurants and a sandy beach for the kids to enjoy.

  • 4

    Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort & Spa

    The Desert Springs JW Marriott has kid-friendly perks like gondola rides and miniature golf, plus pools the entire family can enjoy.

  • 5

    Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs

    • Neighborhood: Palm Springs

    Spacious rooms accommodate the entire family, and the downtown location can't be beat. Plus, you can have formula and diapers delivered to your door.

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    Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

    • Neighborhood: Rancho Mirage

    Rancho Las Palmas is the only area resort to have its own water park, and the water slides and lazy river are popular with families.

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    Miramonte Resort & Spa

    • Neighborhood: Indian Wells

    The main pool is family-friendly, and a game room keeps the kids entertained with board games and arts and crafts.

  • 8

    La Quinta Resort

    Families can spread out in large casitas and enjoy kid-friendly activities.

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    Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

    • Neighborhood: Downtown

    The hotel has a pool just for kids, and adjoining rooms help families spread out while staying connected.

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    Doral Desert Princess Resort Palm Springs

    • Neighborhood: Cathedral City

    Family-friendly pools, adjoining rooms and a kid's menu at the onsite restaurant make the Doral Desert Princess Resort a family-friendly pick.



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