Discover a selection of 8,000 vacation rentals in Rancho Mirage, CA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $104 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Rancho Mirage. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Tranquil Rancho Mirage will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Rancho Mirage. This city's golfing, casino gaming and restaurants attract many visitors, and its relaxing and welcoming location add to the charm. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Break into an elite estate (just kidding, buy a ticket)

The Sunnylands Center and Gardens is a winter estate built by philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg in the 1960s. World leaders and Hollywood stars were entertained there, and now, the public can check it out, too. Travelers can peruse exhibits in the visitor center, or book a guided tour of the house and the magnificent desert gardens surrounding it. And for the little squirts in your traveling party, there's the Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert. Exhibits have enchanting titles, like Build Your Own Race Car, Lie Detector, and Vet Pet Station.

Weather

You can't really fry an egg on the sidewalk! Or can you?

Due to its location in the Coachella Valley, surrounded on 3 sides by mountain ranges and sitting on a south-sloping valley floor, Rancho Mirage is arid and warm. In fact, you're looking at the warmest winters in the western U.S., with the lowest low temps at a still-lovely 60 degrees. The most popular times to visit are between January and April, but if you book a Rancho Mirage vacation rental in summer, you can score a real bargain. Just be prepared for afternoon temps of around 110 degrees.

Natural features

Rancho Mirage's neighbors: a palm tree oasis and a salty sea

The valley that is home to Rancho Mirage is surrounded by deserts, desert wildlife, and nature preserves. The Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve is open to the public and home to the endangered fringe-toed lizard, coyotes, bobcats, owls, and sparrows. In spring, the preserve is dotted with wildflowers, but you can find them any time of year if you look carefully. South of Rancho Mirage is the Salton Sea, an inland saline lake that creates an eerie and enchanting backdrop for the shorebirds that visit in winter.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Rancho Mirage

The nearest airport is in Palm Springs Intl. Airport (PSP), located 5.9 mi (9.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), which is 9.7 mi (15.6 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Rancho Mirage?

Whether you want an intimate retreat for you and your love or someplace roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Rancho Mirage. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • "Iconic Mid - Century Modern House" is a favorite with guests. Around 9 miles from Rancho Mirage, it has 3 bedrooms and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including an iron and ironing board and off-street parking options.
  • Another excellent choice is "Large, Private Yard And Heated, Saltwater Pool", which is around 9 miles from Rancho Mirage. Featuring 4 bedrooms, a stovetop and a TV, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and happy.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Rancho Mirage vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Rancho Mirage?

For an unconventional experience, book one of Vrbo's tiny house rentals in Rancho Mirage. We'll warn you though — after you've experienced the tiny house lifestyle, the temptation to move into one of these pint-sized pads will be tough to resist!

  • Leave it all behind and escape to "Desert Tiny House In Mineral Pool Resort". This property in Desert Hot Springs packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as a kitchen and a hair dryer.
  • Alternatively, book a couple of nights at "Laguna" Tiny House Near 50 Temecula Wineries". Located in Temecula, this petite abode comes with a kitchenette and an oven.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Rancho Mirage?

Choose a wonderful log cabin from the many in or around Rancho Mirage and you'll soon be inside your wooden hideaway, vino in hand, lazing by a crackling fire. But adventure is just outside your front door too. These cabins offer the perfect blend of fun and comfort:

  • "Romantic Log Cabin ~ Updated, Quiet": This superb escape is the perfect base for having fun outdoors. Sledding and hiking and biking are a few activities you can do in the area when you're not unwinding in your comfy cabin.
  • "Charming Log Cabin In The Heart Of Wine Country": Stay in and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or have a go at some of the fun activities nearby, such as surfing and boogie boarding and sailing. Chill or active, the choice is yours.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Rancho Mirage?

If you're in the mood to get away from it all for a couple of days, there's no shortage of fantastic weekend getaways in and near Rancho Mirage. Take a well-deserved break at one of these popular options:

  • Located around 12 miles to the southeast of Rancho Mirage, "Walk To Coachella And Stagecoach" has all you need and more for a fun weekend break, including a private pool and nearby museums. When you're ready to venture out and explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to discover like Joshua Tree Visitor Center and Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium.
  • Another excellent option is "3b/3b, Golf/mountain Views, Beach Entry Pool Spa", which is around 13 miles southeast of Rancho Mirage. When you're not relaxing in your rental taking advantage of coffee and tea making facilities and heating, check out some of the area's top sights like South Jackson Park and Bump and Grind Trail.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Rancho Mirage?

Usually small in size, inexpensive and conveniently located, it's not difficult to fall for the charms of a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these options and get to know Rancho Mirage up close:

  • Make "Beautiful And Romantic Downtown Private Pool And Spa. Amazing Westerly Facing Views" your home away from home. This sought-after property comes with amenities including a heated pool and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, spend your vacation at "One Of A Kind Lake And Mountain Views", which offers conveniences including cable/satellite TV services and a resort.

When you're ready to step outside your studio apartment and sightsee, there's lots to keep you on the go around Rancho Mirage. Enjoy cultural attractions? Don't miss Fender Museum and Fox Entertainment Plaza.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Rancho Mirage?

Short-term rentals are in good supply in and around Rancho Mirage. Stay for a night or two in a luxury cabin, a resort-style apartment or a large home. Whatever type of property you're looking for, you'll have plenty to choose from with Vrbo. These are a few of our favorites:

  • "Beautiful Mid Century Hideaway" is near the heart of Rancho Mirage, which means you'll have lots of things to keep you busy. Explore unique attractions like Citrus State Historic Park and University of California, Riverside when you're not enjoying your cozy property.
  • "One Chic Desert Retreat #1 Property @ Legacy Luxurious Villa #1 Lic" is another wonderful option. Remember to add Riverside Convention Center and California Baptist University to your must-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Rancho Mirage?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend trip. If you want to spend a couple of evenings away with your sweetheart, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Rancho Mirage that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 9 miles from Rancho Mirage, "Iconic Mid - Century Modern House" is an ideal place for adoring couples. Beauty services and a fireplace are some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Another place where you can enjoy a few wonderful days together is "Large, Private Yard And Heated, Saltwater Pool". Around 9 miles from Rancho Mirage, a fireplace and shopping facilities add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Rancho Mirage?

We've got some awesome mansions for rent in and around Rancho Mirage. If you're chasing somewhere with lots of room as well as a serious dose of wow factor, these architectural stunners will tick your boxes:

  • Character, charm and style — "Mansion - Souvignargues" has it all, and then some. Around 14 miles southeast of Rancho Mirage and offering a swimming pool and a fireplace, this place is difficult to beat.
  • Alternatively, score some serious Brownie points with a stay at "Pga West - Stunning Views 4200 Ft. ² Mansion 4br". It's located around 14 miles to the southeast of Rancho Mirage and offers amenities like a swimming pool, golf and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Rancho Mirage?

Share your vacation and boost your odds of having fun. Whether you're planning an adventurous escape with your besties for a family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and around Rancho Mirage:

  • A range of amenities including mountain views and a garden make "Walk To Coachella And Stagecoach" a winner. This popular getaway has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From the heart of Rancho Mirage, it's around 12 miles away to the southeast.
  • "Secluded 1 - Acre Mountain View Retreat" is another awesome option. It's around 9 miles to the east of Rancho Mirage, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 14 guests. A garden and mountain views are just a couple of things that'll help make your group vacation more comfortable.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Rancho Mirage?

Whether you're hosting a birthday party, a wedding or a vacation with a bunch of your besties, we can help you find the ideal space to fit your group. Assemble the troops and explore these large vacation rentals in or around Rancho Mirage:

  • "Chateau Dumont' 18, 000 Sqft, 15 Br": The more guests the merrier to this popular escape. It has 15 bedrooms, fits up to 30 people and includes ample amenities, such as a swimming pool and a fireplace.
  • "Rancho Mirage Condo On Fairway W": Get your entire party's tick of approval at this property which features a swimming pool and a lake view. Offering 2 bedrooms, up to 100 people can play and stay here.