Desert Oasis by Welk Resorts - Welk Resorts Palm Springs
Vacations aren’t just about where you go, they’re about what you do, and how you feel while you’re there — they’re about experiences. Welk Resorts has devoted a lifetime of hospitality to developing, and delivering, first-class accommodations and experiences. We believe that vacations should be whatever you want them to be. At Welk, you’ll always have the freedom to explore, your way.
Great Palm Springs Vacations Begin at Welk Resorts:
Desert Oasis by Welk Resorts is located just outside of Palm Springs in Cathedral City, California. With year-round sunshine, it’s the perfect vacation spot to let the kids splash in the pool while you soak up some sun or enjoy championship golf and tennis at the adjacent Cathedral Canyon Golf and Tennis Club. When it’s time to unwind, luxurious vacation villa accommodations offer first-class amenities and all the conveniences of home. Explore the true beauty of Palm Springs!
The comfortably furnished luxury one-bedroom villas at Welk Resorts Palm Springs are the perfect retreat for couples and family vacations in Palm Springs, California. Surrounded by the breathtaking views of the San Jacinto Mountains, the resort also features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by David Rainville and hall of fame golfer, Billy Casper.
Playing this unique course under the shadow of the breathtaking San Jacinto mountains, you are constantly reminded of the breathtaking beauty of the Palm Springs area. At Cathedral Canyon Golf Course, enjoy 18 holes of beautiful championship golf in the cool shade of tree-lined fairways, with 16 lakes, well-maintained, undulating greens, and strategically placed bunkers that challenge golfers of all skill levels.
GAME OF DRONES:
Earn your wings at drone flight school and race drones through an obstacle course. These unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) can fly high overhead and are fun for everyone.
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway:
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway—the world’s largest rotating tram car—travels over two-and-one-half miles along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon, transporting riders to the pristine wilderness of the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. During your approximately ten-minute journey, tram cars rotate slowly, offering picturesque and spectacular vistas of the valley floor below. Once you reach the Mountain Station—elevation 8,516 feet—enjoy two restaurants, observation decks, natural history museum, two documentary theaters, gift shop and over 50 miles of hiking trails.
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens:
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is a nonprofit, accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, ensuring the highest standards of all aspects of animal care, education, conservation, public service, and operations. The Zoo is active in conservation research, habitat protection, breeding programs and education initiatives around the world, as well as in its own community. The Zoo has been a top attraction in the Palm Springs area for nearly 50 years.
Palm Springs Air Museum:
The Palm Springs Air Museum is a living history museum dedicated to educating the public about the role Air Power played in preserving American liberties and way of life. The Museum preserves, exhibits, and flies aircraft from World War Two, Korea, and the Vietnam Wars. Most of the aircraft are in flyable condition.
Many of our docents are veterans and are willing to share their experiences and sacrifices for the education of future generations. In addition to flyable and static aircraft, the Museum uses permanent and temporary exhibits, related artifacts, artwork, and library sources to perpetuate American History.
The River at Rancho Mirage:
4WD, ATV & OFF-ROAD TOURS:
Palm Springs Jeep & Hummer Tours: Unforgettable guided Hummer and Jeep tours of Joshua Tree National Park, the San Andrea Fault and Indians Canyons. Here you will find colorful canyons, marvelous landscapes and a variety of desert flora and fauna.
Palm Springs Indian Canyons Bike & Hike: We start cycling from our shop in downtown Palm Springs. The bike route is ten miles round trip and takes us through some of Palm Springs older neighborhoods including the Canyon Country Club area. We then enter Indian Canyons, ancestral home of the local Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians!
Joshua Tree Guided Hiking Tour: Your personalized private tour will provide you with a unique, up-close opportunity to see and experience the beauty and majesty of the National Park. Incredible rock formations, panoramic landscapes and breathtaking sunsets are only a few of the treasures that await you!
Palm Springs Horseback Riding Stables- There are many ways to experience the beauty of Palm Springs and the surrounding desert, but none as timeless and classic as horseback riding. This is the way the Palm Springs area was first seen in December 1823 by Mexican diarist José María Estudillo and Brevet Captain José Romero when they were sent by the newly independent Mexican government to find a route from Sonora to Alta California and were met by the Cahuilla Indians. Saddle up and ride!
Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs is located in the heart of Palm Springs, Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs offers a great way to beat the heat of our warm, Southern California summers. The theme of the water park is inspired by the California surf culture of the 1950’s, with old Woodie cars, surf music, the roar of the water and the smell of tanning lotion. Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Springs is all about thrills, chills, and making a big splash!
Palm Springs Tennis Court Directory: Unless you know your Palm Springs history, most people don’t know that it was tennis, not golf, that first put Palm Springs on the map. The Palm Springs Valley is home to some of the best tennis courts and playing weather in America. We’ve included both Public and Semi-Private tennis facilities, many of which are stand-alone, city or resort accessible.