***The City of Palm Springs ID# 1471***TOT Permit #3105***
***THIS PROPERTY IS NOT LISTED ON CRAIG'S LIST***
Capture the magic and fun of Palm Springs in this iconic desert playground located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains in South Palm Springs. A collaboration by architects Palmer & Krisel and famed builder Alexander, The Ocotillo Lodge has been a popular hangout for A-list Hollywood celebrities like Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Marilyn Monroe and the Rat Pack. Originally built in 1956 as a hotel, the Ocotillo Lodge is now a complex of one-bedroom bungalows featuring a gigantic champagne cork shaped swimming pool, 2 jetted spas, gym, game room, clubhouse and BBQ cabana.
This Palm Springs getaway epitomizes the Midcentury Modern architectural design elements with its post and beam construction, clerestory windows, tongue and grove wood beamed ceilings, concrete block walls and open floor plan melding the indoor and outdoor living spaces. Lovingly preserved and stylishly updated with 21st century modern conveniences, you’ll find everything necessary for an enjoyable vacation.
This smartly decorated condo melds a soothing palette of white walls and gray floors with colorful bold accents of tangerine, lemon and peacock blue. The welcoming living area includes a sleek sofa, 55-inch flat screen Smart TV, Blu-ray DVD player and Bluetooth stereo. The large clerestory windows brighten the living space with generous natural light and take advantage of the abundant sunshine and spectacular mountain and palm tree views.
The efficient kitchen is light and bright and has everything you’ll need for crafting fancy cocktails or preparing a special dinner. There are several dining choices to meet your entertainment needs. A breakfast bar is perfect for quick meals or watching the chef in action. For a more intimate setting, enjoy diner on the quaint tulip table with Eames Eiffel chairs under the sultry light of the Poulsen pendant. And for magical dining under the stars, there is an outdoor table and chairs on the patio overlooking the magnificent mountain vistas.
The comfortable bedroom features a padded headboard queen bed, 34-inch flat screen Smart TV with Blu-ray DVD player, coordinated bedding and fun artwork. The large ensuite bath features a custom tile and glass walk-in shower, double sinks, skylight and plenty of storage. There is access to the bathroom from the bedroom and living area, making it very convenient when you are entertaining guests.
For our guests added convenience we offer Wi-Fi, phone service with unlimited long distance to US and Canada and HD cable TV. There is ample parking for guests and laundry facilities just steps from the unit. All high quality linens and towels are provided too.
The Sandbox is the perfect desert hideaway for avid modernism enthusiasts, a romantic couples holiday or a relaxing retreat for snowbirds. We strive to provide you a remarkable vacation experience with all the comforts of home. Just relax and enjoy your stay!
The Ocotillo Lodge is nestled in the historic Twin Palms neighborhood in South Palm Springs. Conveniently located on East Palm Canyon Drive, you are within walking distance to many popular hotspots such as Koffi, Ace Hotel, Elmer’s, Saguaro, SO*PA at LHorizon Resort and the Purple Room in Hotel Trinidad. You’ll be able to enjoy all the activities this famous city has to offer including fine dining, shopping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, gambling and riding the PS Arial Tramway. You will also be within a mile of Smoke Tree Shopping Center with Ralph’s Fresh Fare Grocery Store, True Value Hardware and lots of casual dining. The public library and senior center are within 2 miles. The downtown PS village center is a 5-minute car ride or a 15-minute bike ride. Or ride the free BUZZ trolley just steps away.
International guests will find Palm Springs to be an ideal "home base" for daytrip excursions to Southern California. Enjoy nearby Joshua Tree National Monument (an extraordinary national park set in the desert) and theme parks within a two-hour drive including Disneyland (Anaheim) and Sea World (San Diego), as well as a Wet N Wild Waterpark in Palm Springs.