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‘Hot Water’ Guide to Desert Hot Springs: Hot Springs in Palm Springs

Posted on June 4, 2022

Apr. 01, 2021 Visit California

Where better to chill than in California’s Spa City? With its natural healing waters, Desert Hot Springs is a must during any Greater Palm Springs getaway.

Your fast pass to relaxation can be found at the many independent inns and resorts around the city, thanks to a wide array of pools, jacuzzis and spas filled with mineral water from the warm- and cold-water aquifers beneath Desert Hot Springs. Just east of the San Andreas Fault, super-heated, sulfur-free water emerges from an underground aquifer at temps of up to 180 degrees Fahrenheit. Nearby, to the west of the fault, a cold water aquifer produces water so tasty that it has medaled numerous times at the annual international water tasting competition in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.

Desert Hot Springs is home to an eclectic assortment of independently-owned boutique hotels. The pools at these properties are filled with the curative spring waters, which are said to improve health, reduce pain and increase metabolism. Moreover, with its concentrated focus on wellness, Desert Hot Springs is also home to some of the top spa therapists in the world.

Here are a few resort and spa options in Desert Hot Springs: