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Charming Retro Modern Decor (sleeps 6) Near Downtown

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

(This property operates under City of Palm Springs TOT permit #17250000).

Built in the late 1950's, your beautifully decorated accommodations combine the popular mid-century look with today's modern design.

Amongst the mid-century touches you will find is our retro kitchen which is a replica of the kitchen used in Holly Golightly's (Audrey Hepburn) apartment in the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Located in the non-windy south end of town and within easy access to downtown and all major attractions, your vacation home features Full Retro Kitchen, Private Patio, Modern Bathroom with glass panel and slate tile walk-in showers and glass vessel sink with stone counter tops, Flat Screen Televisions with DVD/CD Player, Laundry Facilities, Heated Pool/Spa, and Free Private Parking.

Seeking a short week-end getaway (2 or 3 nights min), or looking to spend the season?, Our apartments are fully capable of providing for all of your vacation needs.

Centrally located in the heart of Palm Springs, your new vacation home is within walking distance to downtown Palm Springs for shopping, museums, star gazing, and lively nightlife.

Less than one mile away is Palm Canyon Dr. (Hwy 111) which is the main road that travels through the entire Coachella Valley with easy access to all major attractions.

Other establishments such as grocery store, drug store, convenience store, video rental, liquor store, and much more are conveniently located near by to make your vacation stay as comfortable as at home while getting away from it all.

Keywords: Apartment, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 4, pool, hot tub, spa, mountain views, desert, palm springs, south, luxury vacation rental, family, BBQ, kids, private patio, wireless internet, wifi, full size kitchen

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Warm Sands Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1 includes walk in shower with floor to ceiling slate tile, glass panel and rain shower, glass vessel sink, and black stone counter top. Bathroom 2 includes walk in shower with floor to ceiling slate tile, hand held shower, glass vessel sink, and black stone counter top.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size bed (1), Queen size bed (1), Double size sofabed (1) located in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
As the owner and operator of this charming vacation rental in Palm Springs I can guarantee you will receive my most undivided attention to make your stay a most memorable experience while respecting your privacy at all times.


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Charming Retro Modern Decor (sleeps 6) Near Downtown
average rating of 4.7297297 based on 37 reviews

Wonderful Palm Springs getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting Palm Springs and this was property was perfect! It was conveniently located to everything (i.e., nightlife, restaurants, shopping and grocery store). Jorge was a wonderful and welcoming host. He was a great resource, providing us with delicious restaurant recommendations in Palm Springs. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dania and friends were a joy to host. They were very friendly and took good care of the property. I appreciate hearing they enjoyed the restaurant recommendations I made and hope to hear from them again.
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Wonderful stay! Highly recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for four adults to enjoy all things Palm Springs. The location is great and Jorge was a delightful host.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kimberly and her group were a great bunch to host. They took good care of the property and respected all house rules.
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Vancouver, BC

High hopes but seriously disappointed.

  • 2 of 5

We read great reviews, the photos were inviting, however we were very disappointed with the space, and we were committed to renting for over a month! The rental did not include what was listed on this website. We have been renting places every fall in Palm Springs for years and this was our first experience like this. Were other reviewers staying at the same place as us...???


Free Parking.

Heated pool and hot tub.

Walking distance to town.


Manager available on site and did try to accommodate our requests.


Not charming nor modern, more tired and felt like a dormitory or hostel.

Furniture was cheap, old, uncomfortable.

Beds were uncomfortable and sunken in, the added mattress toppers did not help.

Zero sound proofing between rooms and units.

Paint peeling and chipping in places, often had a mildewy or musty smell.

Had to request small kitchen appliances.

Poorly equipped kitchen, needed to buy better pots/pants, extra dishes, and some utensils.

TVs were so small with virtually no channels, may as well not have the TVs at all.

Horrible wifi connectivity issues.

Early morning neighbouring construction noise (which can't be helped).

There were 2 patios off the unit but they had views of a fence/shed.

A motel would have had better value

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: If you are a potential guest reading this I ask you to please read my other reviews so you can see what my other guests have experienced staying in this property for the past twelve years. I was happy to see this review noted that I live on the premises in a separate unit and that I was responsive to their requests, which is why I was surprised to read this review as I provided these guests with everything they asked for. I guess there is a reason for the saying “You can’t please all of the people all of the time”. In all of my years in the hospitality industry I have always given over 100% to ensure my guests are satisfied and I promise to continue to do so for the rest of my life. I ask that you do not let the opinion of an unreasonable reviewer influence the opportunity for you to come and experience what all my other guests already know. Thanks for listening!
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Ann Arbor MI

Good location Good Value

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights with adult children. The beds are comfortable. Bathrooms have been updated. It's very quiet. The pool is small but very nice. It's a 20 minute walk to "the action". Jorge is helpful and on the premises.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Claire and family were great guests, very self sufficient and respecting all house rules.
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Fountain Hills Arizona

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this property, very clean and close to downtown.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim and Susie were a joy to host. They took very good care of the property and respected all house rules. They are welcome back any time.
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Great property...great stay!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our recent stay in Palm Springs. We were 2 couples, and the house afforded us great space, with all the comforts of home, while being very convenient to downtown and all amenities. The house is as described, but the best perk is the owner/manager on site. Jorge is the ultimate host, shows pride in his property and was a wealth of information! We were very impressed when we spent the day in the pool area after a day of extreme wind, and Jorge arranged for the pool guy to come and do a clean of the pool and hot tub to add to our enjoyment. That attention to detail was noticed and truly appreciated. We would definitely recommend, and will be back to enjoy again!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love receiving comments from past guests and it is specially appreciated when the comments express that the guest's experience surpassed their expectations. Being able to take care of guest needs in a quick matter is one of the pleasures of being on the premises as a host while allowing guests to have their privacy at the same time.
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Jorge Martinez
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Jorge Martinez

Born in Havana-Cuba moving to the USA in 1969. Grew up mostly in the South Bay of Los Angeles County graduating from Mira Costa High School in 1975. Have lived in Manhattan Beach, Torrance, Long Beach, Bakersfield, and now Palm Springs. Hospitality has been my carrier since my first job just out of high school. Now enjoying life to the fullest and sharing a piece of Paradise with my guests.

Jorge Martinez purchased this apartment in 1996

Why Jorge Martinez chose Warm Sands

Being in the Hospitality Industry all my life I long dreamed of owning my own business where I could provide deluxe, comfortable, and personable but yet private accommodations for travelers from all parts of the world. Since the late 1970’s I often vacationed in Palm Springs where I always enjoyed the warm sunny weather and relaxing resort style atmosphere this wonderful town has to offer. The Mid-Century Modern architecture, majestic mountains surrounding the valley and historic Hollywood movie star flair are but a few features that makes Palm Springs like no other location in the world.

When it came time to choose the destination for my dream I considered other locations like Hawaii and Key West, but the charm and location of this amazing desert city far outweighed any others I could have chosen. So, in 1996 I made the best decision I ever made in my life and chose Palm Springs to live out my dream. Since then my experience here has surpass my expectations and every day that goes by I continue to find new exiting things to see and do, and what a great feeling it is to share that with my guests!

What makes this apartment unique

The central location of this property is one of the unique benefits you will enjoy with the ability to walk downtown for shopping, restaurants, entertainment, and the active night life that makes Palm Springs one of the most desired vacation destinations in the world. Additional benefits include having your very own full kitchen, private patio with outdoor gas grill, relaxing by the heated pool and spa, and enjoying the majestic views of our beautiful mountains which include hiking trails, waterfalls, and local flora. Built in the late 1950’s a recent renovation has incorporated the Mid-Century Modern architecture that was original to the building with modern touches such as flat screen televisions, slate tile walk-in showers with glass panel, rain shower head, glass vessel sinks and black marble counter tops resulting in a mix between history and today’s comfort necessities.

Another very unique feature of this property is the original retro kitchen which is a replica of the kitchen used in Holly Golightly’s (Audrey Hepburn) apartment in the classic film Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

The best unique benefit I can personally offer you is the most honest, personable, and friendly service in the Industry while respecting your privacy. I personally handle all aspects of my vacation rental apartments and look forward to being of service.


Nearest Airport
2 Miles
PSP-Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Mesquite Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Hwy 111 - South Palm Canyon
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Tlaquepaque Authentic Mexican Cuisine
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended

Your new vacation home is located near Downtown in the none windy South Area of Palm Springs, California. Made famous in the mid 1900's by Hollywood Movies Stars, Palm Springs was the place Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, and Bob Hope got away to play golf and drink martinis by the pool. Located less than 100 miles (2 hour drive) from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is still home to many stars in the entertainment industry. Local Movie Star Tours will show you where they live. Walk to downtown from your apartment and stroll through the sidewalks gazing at the Walk of Stars to find your favorite idol or shop at the many stores located in the Downtown Village. The mountain views are amazing. Ascend 2.5 miles to a pristine wilderness aboard the World's Largest Rotating Tram Cars and hike for hours amongst nature or enjoy the many other amenities available at the top. Golf, hiking, shopping, and a lively nightlife are but a few of the things to do here.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Stays for more than 28 days do not pay tax. Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. Payment schedule for monthly stays are customized based on length of stay and time of booking, please contact owner for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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