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Easing into Summer with Spa-aaahs

Chill out with these special treatments to keep you looking pool-ready.

Carolyn Patten Health & Wellness

The days are longer, the sun is brighter, and the spas are bringing on the special treatments to cope with the heat. Here are suggestions on how to treat yourself. Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa brings the lovely scents of peach, ginger, orchid and white teas to its Sweet Tea Sugar Scrub and Massage. The scrub gently

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Spa-ing is a Girls’ Best Friend

The lasting effect of a spa visit goes beyond beauty as summer approaches.

Carolyn Patten Health & Wellness

Chocolates and flowers are sweet treats, but either they last too long (calories!) or not long enough (droopy petals!). During the month of May, the best and most loved gifts are those found within the sparkling walls of the desert’s top spas —scrubs, massages, wraps, facials and mani-pedis to polish, de-stress, beautify, and provide a heaping boost of self-confidence as

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Recharge at Rock Spa

The Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs has a new set list to accompany its Synchronicity Massage.

Erin Peters Health & Wellness

It’s apparent that some of the best things in life start with the letter, M. If you thought a massage couldn’t be melodious and rhythmic, then you haven’t visited the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs lately. The Rock Spa is specializing in “Synchronicity Massage” for the ultimate in indulgence and experience, combining music and motion to their signature treatments. Imagine

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6 Resorts Put Adventure in Your Stay

In addition to the requisite amenities that come with staying at a big resort in Greater Palm Springs, some go several steps further.

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

Some Greater Palm Springs resorts make an indelible mark by going beyond the expected and creating an activity that sets them apart from anywhere else you’ve stayed. After all, the best adventure is in the idiosyncrasy of one’s surroundings. Check out these one-of-a-kind activities: Are you born to be wild? How about renting a Harley-Davidson, an Indian, a Honda, or

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The Gift of the Desert

Visit the boutique shops at Greater Palm Springs resorts, and you’ll find several options to consider.

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

Souvenirs, novelties, collectibles, keepsakes. When we vacation, many of us search for a reminder of our trip to take home. Something unique. Something that makes us smile. Something that could be given as a delightful, one-of-a-kind gift to a friend back home. After scoping El Paseo and Palm Canyon Drive, you may want to peek inside the gift shops at

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6 Best Hotel Gyms in Greater Palm Springs

Just because you’re on the road doesn’t mean you have to skip a workout.

Karen Graninger Hotels & Resorts

Whether vacationing or in town on business, many of us want to maintain our workout schedule. Here are six gyms in hotels across Greater Palm Springs that provide plenty of options to keep your body and mind in balance. And you may just discover a new activity to add to your regime. In addition to state-of-the-art strength training and cardiovascular

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Signature Spas

This trio delivers treatments that leave a lasting impression with their audience.

Carolyn Patten Health & Wellness

As befits its reputation as a sophisticated tourist destination, Greater Palm Springs is home to dozens of spas, and many of these luxury retreats have worked hard to refine their “signatures.” From holistic to high-tech to glam, here’s a look a talented trioand what spa treatments and what they’re offering this season. Two Bunch Palms, one of the desert’s most