Palm Springs

33.8303° N, 116.5453° W

Palm Springs Real Estate

Palm Springs, California, has been a favorite vacation destination for many years. The many four and five-star resorts in the area attest to the thriving tourism economy. Palm Springs is also a popular area for retirees to settle. They often, like many others, came for a vacation and fell in love with the area. It is the laid-back, casual lifestyle that draws people to Palm Springs. Warm weather year-round allows residents to wear shorts and sandals regardless of the season. Even the businesses, including the banks, are casual. They may not be in shorts and flip-flops, but you won’t see a lot of full suits and ties in Palm Springs.  

Palm Springs is known for having the world's largest concentration of preserved mid-century modern architecture. Residents enjoy owning unique real estate with plenty of room for living and entertaining.

Palm Springs is also a city known for its history as a celebrity getaway from LA for the rich and famous.  Its mid-century modern architecture, abundance of cultural and philanthropic events, and spectacular mountain views have attracted a diverse population from around the world. 

From outdoor activities such as hiking, dining, tennis, golf to its history and beauty, Palm Springs is a truly a sough-after destination. In the many and varied neighborhoods of Palm Springs (Las Palmas, Vista, Las Palmas, The Movie Colony, The Mesa, Smoketree Ranch, The Tennis Club, Deepwell, South Palm Springs) one can find the perfect place for living the true desert lifestyle whether it be a luxury property or a condominium. Find your dream luxury home for sale in Palm Springs, CA with help from premier Palm Springs realtor Gregg Fletcher.

What to Love

  • Relaxed lifestyle
  • Grassy stretches of land and palm tree-lined roads 
  • San Jacinto, Santa Rosa, and San Bernardino mountain ranges
  • Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Local Lifestyle 

The lifestyle in Palm Springs is laid-back and relaxed. Still, life is never dull. Palm Springs has wonderful golf courses, hiking trails, museums, and shopping. Transportation around the area is easy, and there isn’t a lot of traffic congestion. It is also a bike-friendly community. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

This list of restaurants might make you hungry. First up on the menu we’ve got the fabulous restaurant with perhaps the most interesting name, Farm. As you may have guessed, everything is locally-sourced and fresh. It’s a slice of French heaven, or “paradis,” and their Tuscan melon salad is heavenly. 

Birba has an authentic Italian blend of cocktails, pasta, salads, and more. Your new favorite might be their casereccia made with broccoli, pistachio pesto, ricotta, and lemon. At The Tropicale Palm Springs, you will find unique decor and an outdoor patio surrounded by lush landscaping. One of the favored dishes on their menu is the tomahawk pork chop. 

At the El Paseo shopping destination, you can browse the latest items and fashions with friends and family.

Things to Do

There are plenty of things to do in Palm Springs. The pleasantly tranquil Moorten Botanical Garden and the Indian Canyons are a few highlights. Both provide outdoor entertainment. You can hike up and down gorgeous rails beneath endless blue on foot or trot along on horseback. The choice is up to you. 

No place funnels together the blends of history, culture, and art better than the Palm Springs Art Museum. It is part art museum, part natural science museum, and a performing arts center. Every Thursday, the town comes alive at Village Fest, where you will find more than 180 vendors, entertainers, food options, and more. 

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens specialize in the animals and gardens of the desert. The Rhino Savana has 12 species native to Africa, including black rhinos. At Australian Adventures, wallabies bounce alongside the patrons walking through the habitat. 

At the Sunnylands Center and Gardens, you can explore the gardens or book the space for an event or retreat. It is a historical center where world leaders have gathered to explore solutions to the challenges facing society and our country. 

The scenic Palm Springs Aerial Tramway travels along the Chino Canyon Cliffs. The ride provides breathtaking views. There are also shopping and dining options at the peak. Patrons can explore the hiking trails in the Mt. San Jacinto State Park Wilderness, the nature exhibits, and the educational theater before or after their ride through the canyon. 


The local Palm Springs Unified School District is full of talented, passionate educators who want nothing more than to see their students succeed. Some of the notable schools in the area are:

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