Set at the foot of the San Jacinto Mountains in Coachella Valley, the Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa has undergone a $35 million renovation. Lakes, gardens, and fountains speckle the 240-acre property. R&R seekers have their pick of a 27-hole Ted Robinson-designed golf course, a spa, 25 tennis courts, numerous restaurants, and an elaborate pool. The 466 Spanish colonial-style units feature desert-inspired colors and private balconies or patios.
THE VALUE: Readers score a 20 percent discount off room rates for minimum two-night stays between June 1 and September 30. With the discount, prices start at $119/night in June, $95/night in July and August, and $119/night in September. Plus, readers will receive a $50 daily credit (per room), redeemable at the spa or the golf course.
THE CATCH: Daytime summer temps in Palm Springs can soar above 100 degrees, so book well in advance to snag an early morning tee time.
THE DETAILS: Book online at rancholaspalmas.com or by calling 866-423-1195. Be sure to use code SmartLuxe.
WEVE GOT MORE: Use our Travel Search price comparison tool to find the lowest rates and travel deals on flights to Palm Springs.
For general trip-planning information, see our Palm Springs Travel Guide.
From the Spring/Summer issue of Smart Luxury Travel magazine by ShermansTravel.com.