Located in the California desert, Palm Springs is a sun-drenched desert oasis, which offers blue skies, magnificent landscapes and a rich cultural heritage.
What to do there?
While sitting back and relaxing at one of Palms Springs’ luxurious resorts by a pool would be sufficient for most, those looking for something more adventurous will not be disappointed. Fancy shopping up a storm? Palm Springs offers a number of vintage boutiques and interior design shops. Palm Springs is known to be Hollywood’s desert playground for celebrities on vacation. It has gained even more traction with the Palm Springs International Film Festival and Coachella Music Festival.
For the nature lovers, there are several hiking, biking and horseback riding sites. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway takes visitors on a ride in the world’s largest rotating tramcar and offers great panoramic views of the landscapes.
Explore Palm Springs’ rich heritage and visit the house built by John McCallum, who was the first permanent white settler of Palm Springs. The museum is full of antiques, Indian artefacts, tools and pictures.
Where to stay?
Take a look at the various accommodation options here.
How to get there?
SAA offers a direct flight to Los Angeles. Palm Springs is a short drive away – take in all the magnificent landscapes on your way there.
SAA now offers the best prices guaranteed! They also have two additional special offers available to travellers – take a look at their amazing Duty Free shopping options here and click here to see their seating options.