Romance Sizzles Under the Sun in Palm Springs

  • Couple in Convertible, Palm Springs, Ca

    Celebrity Hideaways, Fun Palm Springs Sightseeing

    Rent a sleek convertible, slip a Sinatra CD into the player, and see the romantic “getaway” homes of Hollywood stars who frequented Palm Springs.  See where Marilyn Monroe, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Elvis Presley and Liberace, among others, enjoyed the “high life” and romance of the desert. 

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  • Coachella Valley, Southern California Hiking Trail

    Romance Can Blossom on Hiking Trail Overlooking the Desert

    The vistas on the hiking trails of the Coachella Valley exude romance. Grab your soul mate and connect with nature on these trails, most of which afford breath-taking views onto the mountains and valley. It is hard to resist a kiss when standing on what seems like the top of the world.

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Couples Massage, Palm Springs, Ca

    Couples Massage is Perfect Way to Unwind

    A visit to the desert is all about relaxation and bonding. A couples massage is the perfect way to connect with your loved one, while leaving stress and tension behind.

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  • Spa under the Stars at Rancho Las Palmas Resort

    Enjoy the Romance of a Starry Night, Poolside

    Relaxing by the pool and spa is a given while vacationing in the Coachella Valley, but the experience is even more romantic at night under the sparkling stars of the clear desert sky. Nights are almost  always balmy in the desert, so evening dips are a favorite romantic activity, such as here at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Palm Desert.

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  • Southern California Desert Flowers in Bloom

    Bond with Nature, Each Other, in Sea of Desert Blooms

    The Southern California desert in bloom is a sight to behold. Holding hands with your loved one, surrounded by a sea of desert blooms, is an experience you won’t soon forget.

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

    From Desert Sands to Alpine Forest--in Ten Short Minutes

    The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a spectacular adventure. The rotating tramcar transports you from the desert floor up the sheer cliffs of a canyon (with incredible views along the way) to an elevation of 8,516 ft to Mount San Jacinto State Park.  Lovers can enjoy a gourmet culinary experience above the clouds at the lodge restaurant, perched on the side of the mountain with glorious views of the Coachella Valley below.

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  • Palm Springs, Ca,  Main Thoroughfare, Palm Canyon Drive

    Palm Springs Heats Up When the Sun Goes Down

    Palm Canyon Drive in the heart of Palm Springs is lovely any time of the day, but is most charming in the evening when sparkling lights lend a romantic ambiance to the many restaurants, boutiques and cafes that line the boulevard.

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  • Biking Couple, Palm Springs, Ca

    Flat Paths & Picture-Perfect Mountain Views Make Biking Easy and Fun

    Biking is a delight in Palm Springs. The flat terrain of the Coachella Valley, which extends some 45 miles and is home to Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage and other resort cities,  makes for a fun and picturesque ride. Biking paths are numerous and well marked. Take a picnic along and enjoy a romantic interlude at one of the many public parks that you will find along the biking trails.

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  • Music Festival, Coachella Valley, Ca

    Let Music Move You at Festivals, Concert Venues

    The Coachella Valley is home to a variety of international music festivals that attract visitors from around the world. Live music can be heard anywhere in the Valley--vintage piano bars, traditional and funky jazz, and contemporary dance bands are just a part of the rich desert musical scene.

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  • Shopping in Palm Springs, Ca

    Palm Springs is "Rodeo Drive of the Desert"

    The Palm Springs area is the perfect place for a shopping spree.  Explore high-end designer apparel on El Paseo in Palm Desert (the "Rodeo Drive" of the Desert), open-air shopping malls with signature retail stores throughout the valley,  and antique stores,  specialty shops, and designer resale boutiques  along Palm Canyon Drive in the heart of downtown Palm Springs.

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  • Tennis Match in Palm Springs, Ca

    In Palm Springs Tennis, Love's Not Nothing

    Is tennis your game? Couples can compete in a “love match” under the shadows of majestic mountain vistas that glow in the morning and evening light.  

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  • Palm Springs, Ca, Art Museum

    Find Romance in Art, Palm Springs Art Museum

    In the mood for some culture after all the fun in the sun? The state-of-the-art  Palm Springs Art Museum offers evocative art exhibitions from national and international artists. Located a few blocks from the center of town, the museum also features a theatre and a romantic outdoor sculpture garden.

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  • Outdoor Wedding, Palm Desert, Ca

    Palm Springs' Spectacular Scenery, Perfect Wedding Backdrop

    If you decide to exchange your marriage vows in Palm Springs, you won’t need any other backdrop for a truly memorable wedding than one that Mother Nature provides. If you are looking to kindle–or rekindle--a romance, Palm Springs is a perfect spot for destination weddings, anniversaries and romantic retreats.

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  • Spa Kiss, Palm Springs, CA

    Underground Springs Help Romance Bubble to Surface

    The warm waters which spring from the underground pools of the region are rich in minerals to rejuvenate the body and soul. Stealing a kiss while bubbling in these therapeutic waters marks the end of a perfect relaxing day....and the beginning of an evening of memories.

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