The Best Family Hotels in Palm Springs

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Updated: February 24, 2021

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The 6 Best Family Resorts in Palm Springs, California

Waterslides and water park at Kid-friendly Resort in Palm Springs.

Kid-friendly resort: The lazy river at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort.

1. Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort – Rancho Mirage

Newly-renovated 240-acre property with incredible mountain vistas and luxury amenities. Extremely family-friendly with large rooms and suites, and fantastic 2-acre water playground with lazy river, water slides, Jacuzzi, beach, and fountains. Huge spa, 4 restaurants, and 27 holes of golf. Most rooms sleep a family of 4. The king suites sleep a family of 5.

2. The Oasis Resort – East Palm Canyon

Family-friendly property with Spanish architecture and beautifully-manicured grounds. Excellent location close to the Air Museum, mall, city center, and 2 golf courses, and just a 10-minute drive to the airport. Most apartments and condos sleep families of 4 to 6 comfortably and have well-equipped kitchenettes. Some have a patio with BBQ. The resort has 8 swimming pools, 5 tennis courts, billiards, racquetball, cribs, mini club, bikes for rent, Jacuzzi, sauna, spa, and gym.

3. Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa – Indian Wells

Fantastic resort hotel with great amenities and rooms and suites that sleep up to five. Large pool, multiple on-site dining options, private golf course, and full-service spa. A kids’ camp, craft activities, and movies are hosted on the weekends. Located in Indian Wells – about 30 minutes from downtown Palm Springs.

4. Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa – Indian Wells

Modern and luxurious resort with 530 rooms, 7 pools, 5 restaurants, medical spa, tennis courts, and a water adventure ride. Located close to 2 top-rated golf course and shopping areas, the resort is pet-friendly and offers excellent kids programs for children aged 3-12. There are free bicycle rentals.

5. Residence Inn – Palm Desert

Good value kid-friendly resort in Palm Desert. Large group and pet-friendly rooms for longer stays. Fully-equipped kitchens but some furniture is a little old. Located a short drive from the zoo, casino, multiple golf courses, and shopping areas. Hotel offers grocery shopping, free WiFi, and complimentary buffet service, and has a heated outdoor pool, spa and tennis courts.

6. Shadow Mountain Resort & Club – Palm Desert

Historic resort and desert tennis academy. Suites with fully-equipped kitchens can sleep up to 6 adults. Resort has 5 pools, 5 whirlpools, 16 tennis courts, 2 restaurants, and a bar. The hotel offers babysitting services (for a fee). Located 5-minutes walk from El Paseo it has easy access to many shopping and dining options. Shadow Mountain Golf Course is located next to the property.

Best Hotels for Families in Downtown Palm Springs

Best place to stay in downtown Palm Springs, California.

All of the hotels below are kid-friendly and a short walk to the shops and restaurants of downtown Palm Springs. The Hyatt Palm Springs is my favorite kid-friendly hotel in the downtown core.

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