Why Greater Palm Springs is a Hotbed for Art, Culture and Design

Famous for its modernist architecture, Greater Palm Springs is brimming with chic hotels, acclaimed restaurants, vintage boutiques and a thriving art scene. Not to mention the nearby verdant wineries, soaring mountains and cactus-strewn landscapes. We are here for this desert oasis in every sense. Here’s our guide to the most exciting spots to check in and check out.

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The second episode in our three-part podcast series with Visit California, we chat to Alexis Palomino and Chris Ramirez, the founders of a design collective called Superbloom. The dynamic duo's endless passion for Greater Palm Springs is infectious.

Giving us a wealth of insider tips and in-the-know local recommendations to help you plan your next trip, they share their favourite natural wine breweries, the neighbourhoods we should be exploring and the antique stores to get lost in.

Plus, The Upgrade co-hosts Amira and Fleur reveal why they find the desert destination so irresistible and guide us through the hotels, restaurants, bars and vintage shops you should be making a beeline for. Oh and did someone say pool party?

Start planning your Greater Palm Springs adventure by visiting visitcalifornia.com.

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The Lowdown

This episode was recorded at Soho Works, the members-only co-working space from Soho House with locations in Los Angeles, London and New York. Visit sohoworks.com.

Keep up with our hosts travels and follow Fleur Rollet-Manus on @fleur_rm and Amira Hashish on @thedesigneditor.