As appealing as a trip to sunny Palm Desert may be in the spring, summer, or fall, there’s something special about a getaway here in the winter. Travelers who can’t wait to swap winter parkas for fun under the sun will find Palm Desert to be the perfect place to forget thoughts of cold and focus on the warm weather excitement instead. Whether you’re looking forward to exploring the lush landscapes, can’t wait to spend time on the golf course, or have a heart for all things shopping and dining we have the perfect Palm Desert resort rentals. Palm Desert is the perfect place to find yourself and our winter guide to Palm Desert works as your starting point for incredible adventures ahead! 

Winter Guide to Palm Desert

While a winter getaway to Palm Desert comes with plenty of land-based options for fun, those looking to switch things up and enjoy a sky-high perspective will find what they’re looking for at Fantasy Balloon Flights! This local tour company is family owned and operated and offers thrilling hot air balloon tours year-round. Fantasy Balloon Flights has been serving the greater Palm Desert area since 1981 and continues to provide locals and visitors with a bird’s eye view of the tantalizing California terrain! While there are many experience types to choose from when you book through Fantasy Balloon Flights, the champagne balloon adventure is typically a fan favorite. This winter, consider booking your champagne flight with daily departures offered from September through May. During the flight, guests will have incredible points of interest noted by the pilot with flights typically lasting around 2.5-hours. The champagne toast tops off the adventure in savory style. Throughout the winter months, Fantasy Balloon Flights also offers evening flights upon request.  

Dine at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

For those that can’t wait to enjoy savory seafood options during their winter getaway to Palm Desert, adding a stop at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant to the must-try itinerary is always a good idea! Located at 73505 El Paseo within The Gardens on El Paseo, Pacific Seafood Restaurant is a welcoming place to enjoy delicious seafood dishes alongside family and friends. The dining room here provides sweeping mountain views while the cocktail and wine list are just as impressive as the vista. Warmth, hospitality, and impeccable service are all defining qualities of an experience at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant and the menu is made to create mouthwatering moments for guests. Options here include everything from grilled mahi mahi and twin lobster tails to filet mignon, short ribs, sugar-spiced salmon, and pan-seared Chilean seabass just to name a few!  

Savor Time at Desert Willow Golf Course

If you happen to be a winter traveler who can’t imagine a getaway anywhere without a tee time, adding a round at Desert Willow Golf Course is a must when you’re heading to Palm Desert! Located at 38-995 Desert Willow Drive, this golf course is not only award-winning but offers up options to check out two notorious courses within the greater Coachella Valley. Experienced golfers looking for a challenge will love the natural hazards and water features that make up the Firecliff course. Those who are looking for a more relaxed approach to a day on the greens will find the Mountain View course to be everything they’ve been searching for and more. Beyond the course options, golfers can take advantage of the on-site dining and clubhouse Desert Willow offers up. There are also opportunities to book private lessons upon request.   

Book Accommodations to Top Off Your Winter Stay in Style

While getting out and exploring the best of Palm Desert is always a treat for travelers, those who book accommodations through TRAVLR will find they have just as many reasons to stay in and indulge in the luxury and comfort they’ve found! At TRAVLR, guests will find we offer a wide variety of stunning property options to choose from that offer prime access to area fun as well as the amenities and luxurious features that make a stay unforgettable from start to finish. Our winter rentals are designed to inspire travelers of all types and come in a plethora of size and style standards to pick from. Many of our rentals feature fantastic open floorplans complete with large windows and vaulted ceilings throughout. Large bedrooms offer up a great place to rest while outdoor entertainment areas make even more of the view. From full kitchens and the inclusion of hot tubs to Wi-Fi access, game rooms, stunning yards, and more, booking a winter stay with us is a chance to customize your getaway even further. 

Book Today

There’s no reason to wait when you’re ready to enjoy a one-of-a-kind winter getaway to Palm Desert. Reach out to the team at TRAVLR today to learn more about our exciting area property options and how we can help you turn those travel plans into reality!