Last Updated November 23, 2020 11/23/2020

14 Coolest VRBO Rentals in Palm Springs, California

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Palm Springs is a top California destination for movie stars, but even if you’re not rich and famous, you can come enjoy this upscale desert city in true style. After fun days of shopping, dining out, and going on hikes in the area, you can come back to a place that feels like home and that may even have a luxurious pool to take a dip in to cool off. If you’re looking for unique and comfortable accommodations, consider these top VRBOs in Palm Springs.

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Private Resort with Sauna and Heated Pool Pool at Private Resort w/ Sauna and Heated Pool
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Pool at Private Resort w/ Sauna and Heated Pool

Private Resort with Sauna and Heated Pool

This estate is a private resort property with a heated pool and sauna that sleeps up to eight people. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in the Racquet Club West area. Downtown Palm Springs is five minutes away. In addition to the luxurious interior, you’ll enjoy the large backyard with amazing views when you take a dip in the pool, soak under the stars, or gather around the gas fire pit. If you want to work remotely, this is a great place to do it with a free Wi-Fi and printer.

Mid-Century Modern with Views & Saltwater Pool Fire and pool at Private Meiselman Mid-Century Modern with Views and Stunning Saltwater Pool
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Fire and pool at Private Meiselman Mid-Century Modern with Views and Stunning Saltwater Pool

Mid-Century Modern with Views & Saltwater Pool

Another luxury Palm Springs option is this 1,400-square-foot house that sleeps six people and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has a full kitchen, bikes available for guests to use, a saltwater pool, Jacuzzi, and is within walking distance to the North Palm Springs art district. This is a private and calm retreat and has been featured as a top romantic getaway under the majestic olive trees.

Stunning Resort Style Oasis Pool at Stunning Resort Style Oasis
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Pool at Stunning Resort Style Oasis

Stunning Resort Style Oasis

The glamour of Palm Springs can be all yours when you rent this VRBO house that’s 2,000 square feet and sleeps up to eight people. It has four bedrooms and three bathrooms on nearly a half-acre of space. The rental includes a private large pool, jet spa, BBQ, fire table, lounge seating, and citrus trees. You can walk downtown from here to enjoy the shops and restaurants. The interior features an open-floor concept with high ceilings, big windows, and exposed wood. The kitchen is very well-appointed for cooking meals, and the two master suites have patios that overlook the outdoor living area and pool. Ruth Hardy Park is close by and has walking trails, tennis, and playgrounds.

Paseo El Mirador - 3 Bedroom Home Pool at Paseo El Mirador - 3 Bed, 2 Bath Home
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Pool at Paseo El Mirador - 3 Bed, 2 Bath Home

Paseo El Mirador - 3 Bedroom Home

Another popular VRBO with a pool is this house that sleeps six people and is 1,715 square feet in size. It’s a charming and private house with a walled-in backyard and views of the San Jacinto mountains. The home has been recently renovated and has an open floor plan. It’s minutes from downtown Palm Springs, so you can walk, bike, or drive from here to get to shops and restaurants. This is an ideal staycation destination for bookings of a week or more. It’s close to hiking trails and casinos, and it also has a washer and dryer in the unit for guests to use.

Mid-Century Modern Home with Backyard Oasis, Pool & Spa Night scene at Mid-Century Modern Meiselman Home w/ Backyard Oasis, Pool & Spa
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Night scene at Mid-Century Modern Meiselman Home w/ Backyard Oasis, Pool & Spa

Mid-Century Modern Home with Backyard Oasis, Pool & Spa

You can also stay in this 1,400-square-foot house with up to six people in Palm Springs and have three bedrooms and two bathrooms to yourselves. It has a lovely backyard oasis with a saltwater pool, multi-color LED lights, elevated spa, and gas fire pit. It’s in Sunrise Park and minutes from downtown Palm Springs. Guests can park two cars in the driveway, do laundry in the house, and use the complimentary Wi-Fi.

Lima Modern-Movie Colony Light Filled Mid Century Modern Lima Modern-Movie Colony Light Filled Mid Century Modern
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Lima Modern-Movie Colony Light Filled Mid Century Modern

Lima Modern-Movie Colony Light Filled Mid Century Modern

Here’s a 1,400-square-foot house for up to four people that has two bedrooms and two bathrooms for rent on VRBO. It’s an updated Mid-Century Modern home with a relaxing yard and a pool surrounded by palm trees and mountain views. The pool can be heated for an additional cost and upon request. There is also a BBQ grill and outdoor seating areas with a fire pit. Inside the home, you’ll find original artwork and a large couch to relax and watch the 52-inch TV. This home is in the Movie Colony area and in walking distance from downtown Palm Springs. It’s just five minutes by car here from the airport.

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Movie Star Estate

Movie Star Estate

If you’re willing to splurge and really live like the stars, book this 3,500-square-foot estate for up to 10 people. It has five bedrooms and 5.5 baths and is the former home of “This Gun for Hire” and “Shane” actor Alan Ladd. The home was designed by famous architects Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison and has a bright and minimalist vibe. When you stay here, you can expect ultimate privacy, a marble dining room table, multiple dishwashers and ovens, a pool, hot tub, and fireplace. Kids and pets are welcome here.

Look to the West...on Via Miraleste! Look to the West...on Via Miraleste!
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Look to the West...on Via Miraleste!

Look to the West...on Via Miraleste!

You’ll love this highly-rated VRBO property that’s a 1,225-square-foot estate that sleeps up to six people. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and is a pet-friendly option. The home is a 1959 Mid-Century home with free Wi-Fi, an equipped kitchen, a modern pool, and a jetted spa. There’s also a two-car garage for parking and lots of lawn space to play and dine on. It’s easy to check out all that Palm Springs has to offer when you stay here and enjoy a quiet break from your normally busy days.

House Close to Downtown and the Uptown Design District Pool at House Close to Downtown and the Uptown Design District
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Pool at House Close to Downtown and the Uptown Design District

House Close to Downtown and the Uptown Design District

We’ll also highlight this top-rated 1,341-square-foot house that’s available to rent on VRBO for up to four people. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms and is within walking distance from the Uptown Design District, restaurants, stores, the casino, and the convention center. The kitchen here is gorgeous, and the family room opens up to the back patio and a sparkling five-foot-deep pool. You’ll have total privacy here since the yard is walled and gated. Pets are welcome here, and the owners practice enhanced cleaning procedures between guests. When you stay here, you’ll be in the Ruth Hardy Park area and less than a mile from downtown Palm Springs.

Contemporary 3 Bedroom in the Movie Colony East Pool at Contemporary 3bdrm/3ba in the Movie Colony East
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Pool at Contemporary 3bdrm/3ba in the Movie Colony East

Contemporary 3 Bedroom in the Movie Colony East

Located in the Movie Colony East neighborhood, this 1,696-square-foot home sleeps six people and has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. It is great for weekend getaways and extended stays in Palm Springs. The home features a large sectional sofa, full kitchen, lovely pool, and separate hot tub. There’s also a BBQ grill and outdoor dining table, pool patio, and easy access to Ruth Hardy Park with its play areas and tennis courts. The home is a five-minute drive to the shuttle stops to get to the Coachella Music Festival. Pets are welcome here so you can bring your furry friend along on vacation.

Amazing 5-Star Bungalow in South Palm Springs Dining area at Amazing 5 Star Bungalow in South Palm Springs
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Dining area at Amazing 5 Star Bungalow in South Palm Springs

Amazing 5-Star Bungalow in South Palm Springs

Palm Springs visitors also enjoy this 1,096-square-foot bungalow with two bedrooms and one bath that has its own private pool and spa. There’s an outdoor kitchen here, as well as two bikes for guests to use. It’s just a five-minute bike ride to get downtown. Extended stay guests are welcome here, and maid service is even available for longer stays.  It’s just close enough to all the action to be convenient while being far enough away to give you a peaceful vacation escape.

Romantic Cottage in Downtown Palm Springs Pool at Romantic Cottage in Downtown Palm Springs
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Pool at Romantic Cottage in Downtown Palm Springs

Romantic Cottage in Downtown Palm Springs

This is a quaint property with three individual cottages that each have their own private yard, patio furniture, hot tub, private entrance, and BBQ. It’s a 751-square-foot space in the Tahquitz River Estates, where you can walk a quarter block to get to the heart of downtown. The cottage sleeps two people and has one bedroom and one bath. There’s an eight-foot-deep, full-sized pool that’s heated and shared with the other cottages. The cottages were built in the 1930s in a Spanish adobe style and have beautifully handcrafted touches inside. This cottage has its own full-sized washer and dryer located inside of it for your convenience.

Romantic Getaway for Two Romantic Getaway for Two
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Romantic Getaway for Two

Romantic Getaway for Two

This Palm Springs house is 1,250 square feet and ideal for a couple with its one bedroom and one bathroom. It has its own private pool and Jacuzzi, and it is just three blocks from downtown. It’s also close to the Sunny Dunes Antique Mall, retro bars, coffeehouses, and restaurants. Stay here for ultimate privacy, thanks to iron gats and 13-foot-tall hedges. The home was originally built in 1936 but has been consistently updated. The décor inside has an Old World/Spanish/Modern Industrial vibe with custom furnishings.

Bright Upper Unit of Amazing Condo Pool at Bright Upper Unit of Amazing Condo
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Pool at Bright Upper Unit of Amazing Condo

Bright Upper Unit of Amazing Condo

Here’s a nice condo option in downtown Palm Springs that sleeps three people in 736 square feet of space. It’s just steps from downtown Palm Springs and has access to two tennis courts, three pools, three outdoor spas, and an exercise room. Your host here provides pool towels, tennis rackets, and tennis balls to use. The condo has its own washer and dryer, and there’s convenient parking right outside the condo. Guests here enjoy watching the sunset from the patio in the evenings and the bright and airy feel from the upper unit skylights.

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