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Palm Springs Day Pass Guide


Welcome to the ultimate guide to day passes for hotel pools in Palm Springs, where relaxation meets luxury under the desert sun. Palm Springs boasts many stunning hotels offering day passes, daybeds, and cabanas for visitors seeking a day of indulgence and rejuvenation. Whether you’re a local looking for a serene escape or a traveler seeking a slice of paradise, this guide will navigate you through the oasis of options, ensuring that your day in Palm Springs is nothing short of sublime. Dive in, unwind, and discover the perfect poolside retreat to soak up the vibrant ambiance and bask in the epitome of desert luxury.

Ace Hotel & Swim Club

Take a daycation at the retro-chic Ace Hotel & Swim Club. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool, relax in the hot tub, or soak up the California sunshine from a comfy lounge chair. When hunger hits, partake in bites and drinks poolside. Or, head to a refined roadside diner, Kings Highway, and The Amigo Room for delicious dishes, craft cocktails, beer, wine, live music, and more while celebrating the bohemian spirit of the wide-open west.

Day Passes start at $50 and include a hot tub, towel service, locker rooms, fitness center, and complimentary WiFi.

Outdoor swimming pool area at a modern hotel with people relaxing on sun loungers, palm trees, and mountainous background under a clear blue sky.

Arrive, Palm Springs

Escape to an adults-only desert oasis at Arrive Palm Springs. Take a float in the heated pool, soak some Vitamin D on a plush lounger, sip a craft cocktail by the fire pits, and challenge friends to ping pong. For the ultimate experience, book a private shaded cabana with fans, dedicated service, and a personal fire pit. Arrive’s poolside restaurant and bar, Palm Canyon Swim & Social, serves an all-day menu inspired by California’s abundant agricultural and culinary diversity. The frosty cocktail, beer, and wine offerings will refresh you while you lounge and dip! Cool off at the ice cream parlor and gift shop rolled into one, with 16 rotating gourmet flavors daily, or grab a cup of artisan coffee from Cartel Coffee Lab.

Day passes start at $50. Click here to learn more. Cabanas are also available for rent (6 people max) from 8 am to 9 pm. The price includes towel service, a bottle of Prosecco, a fruit plate, and WiFi. Poolside loungers are not included.

Arrive pool

Avalon Hotel & Bungalows

The Avalon Hotel & Bungalows is the perfect desert oasis for your next daycation. Spend the day wandering the gardens or lounging by one of three pools while sipping cocktails out of coconuts. Enjoy a fresh, balanced California menu from Chi Chi when hunger hits. Afterward, fall into a pillow-piled sun mattress by the spa for a snooze. The backdrop to this low-key life of leisure is the epic mountain views and lush greenery. The Avalon Hotel and Bungalows offers a day of play where you always want to stay.

For adults aged 21 and above, our day passes start at $45. You can enjoy 3 outdoor pools, 2 whirlpools, fire pits, and WiFi from 8 am to 8 pm.

avalon pool

Casa Cody

Spend a day in a tranquil desert oasis at Casa Cody, named after pioneer Harriet Cody. Cool off with a refreshing swim in the outdoor pool or soak up the sun from a poolside lounger, with views of the mountains and flowering bougainvillea bushes. The Market at Casa Cody is a nod to the classic local mercantile of the southwest. They serve a light Mediterranean-influenced menu in addition to bottled beverages, natural wine, and light bites. The Market aims to be single-use, plastic-free, and organic wherever possible – always with sustainability in mind.

Day passes start at $30 for adults and $20 for children. They include use of the hot tub, towel service, locker room, complimentary water and tea, WiFi, and the picnic area.

casa cody pool
Credit: Josh Co

Desert River Hotel

Discover a hidden garden paradise at the Desert Riviera Hotel, a peaceful retreat with retro style. This calm and serene hideaway in Palm Springs has a midcentury modern vibe that feels upscale and secluded with hovering palm trees, wildflowers, and picturesque San Jacinto Mountain views.

Day passes start at $40 and include towel service and poolside French press Koffi. A complimentary welcome drink and bottled water are provided upon arrival. Ages 21+ only.

Outdoor swimming pool with lounge chairs and umbrellas, surrounded by palm trees and a mountain in the background on a sunny day.

Dive Palm Springs

Escape into luxury at Dive Palm Springs, where relaxation meets sophistication. Indulge in serene poolside vibes surrounded by stunning mountain views. Unwind with cocktails and gourmet bites served in a chic atmosphere. Dive Palm Springs is a boutique hotel that offers an unparalleled oasis for a day of pure bliss and rejuvenation. Food and drink are served from Bar Lulu. This is a cashless property.

Their Lulu Cabana is available for rent (max 2 people). It is partially shaded, has a side table, and includes towel service. It is open 10 am—6 pm.

Dive Palm Springs pool

Drift Palm Springs

Escape to a sun-soaked paradise at Drift Palm Springs, with an expansive pool setup that has everything you need for the ultimate R&R moment – cabanas, views, live DJ entertainment (seasonal), and cocktails with local touches that embrace that quintessential California vibe. Sip and savor eclectic and elevated Baja cuisine from Maleza, an all-day eatery serving up family-style feasts expertly paired with rare mezcals and craft cocktails in an indoor/outdoor dining and gathering space.

Day passes are available starting at $40. It includes towel service and WiFi. Cabanas are also available for rent.

Holiday House Palm Springs

Discover a day of pure bliss at Holiday House Palm Springs. Lounge in the sun-drenched courtyard surrounded by lush greenery, savor exquisite dining at The Pantry and immerse yourself in the chic, retro-inspired ambiance. Enjoy top-notch service, unwind by the inviting pool, and relish in the tranquil atmosphere. Experience a slice of paradise and create lasting memories.

Day passes are available starting at $50 and include towel service, lawn games, and WiFi. A private shaded cabana is also available for rent from 10 am—6 pm, with sofa seating and outlets (for a maximum of 6 people). It includes a bottle of sparkling wine. Ages 21+ only.

holiday house

Hotel ZOSO

Spend the day at Hotel ZOSO, where shaded cabanas, a poolside bar, and modern tunes make for the perfect midweek escape or weekend party. Fuel up for a day of exploration or recover from your night out on the town at The Kitchen. Serving up a menu of classics with a ZOSO twist, enjoy flavorful food, refreshing cocktails, and a good time.

Day passes begin at $25 for adults and $5 for children (infants free). Daybeds are available for up to 4 people. Standard cabanas are also available for up to 6 people, and a deluxe cabana for up to 8 people. Cabanas require minimum F&B spend. Open 9 am—5 pm.

Hotel Zoso pool area

Hyatt Palm Springs

The Hyatt Palm Springs is a true oasis daycation surrounded by towering palm trees. Take a dip in the pool or lounge in a comfortable chaise lounge chair under a shaded umbrella while you sip on a cool cocktail. Work up a sweat in the fitness center or play a quick game of life-size chess or cornhole. Food and drinks are available at SHARE Small Plate Bistro and HooDoo Patio Restaurant & Bar.

Day passes start at $25 for adults and $20 for children (infants free). They include towel service. Private cabanas with sofa seating and coffee table are available for up to 6 people. You can also add a day room to your cabana rental, including a work desk, mini fridge, and TV.

hyatt palm springs pool

Ingleside Estate

Experience the Golden Age of Palm Springs at the Ingleside Estate, a secluded desert retreat with a storied history. Spend the day lounging by the sparkling outdoor pool as you bask in the incredible views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Unwind with a soak in the whirlpool, or enjoy an afternoon nap in the poolside hammocks. Treat yourself to delicious food and drinks from Melvyn’s Restaurant served poolside when hunger strikes.

Day passes are available starting at $45. Amenities include a hot tub, hammocks, firepit, outdoor ping pong, and WiFi. Ages 21+ only.

pool at Ingleside Inn

Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs

Experience an ethereal desert beauty and a refreshing retreat at Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs Hotel, where urban enchantments meet epic scenery. Head to the rooftop for a dip in the outdoor pool, lounge on plush poolside cabanas, sip masterful cocktails from High Bar and enjoy stunning views and brilliant sunsets. Dine at one of two chef-driven restaurants featuring seasonal, shareable small plates made from fresh, local ingredients.

Private cabanas are available for rent starting at $250 for up to 6 people. They include sofa seating and 2 lounge chairs.

view from rooftop at the rowan

Life House Palm Springs

Life House Palm Springs is a modernist hotel that blends the enigmatic beauty of the valley with Old Hollywood glamour. Mīnerva’s, a day-to-night California Pool House, pays homage to the inexpressible beauty of the nearby landscape with an all-day, plant-forward menu that’s served in the pool lounge with its reservable cabanas, an intimate outdoor dining space, and a lush garden patio with plush seating, a desert garden, and cozy fire-pits. The discreet, indoor counterpart to Mīnerva’s Pool House is a speakeasy-inspired cocktail lounge serving a chef’s selection from the evening menu and craft cocktails featuring ingredients grown in-house.

Rent a sun lounger starting at $50, including towel service and WiFi. They also have a cabana for up to 4 guests, including bottled water and a bottle of sparkling wine.  Open 11 am-4 pm. Ages 21+ only.

Life House_Full Outdoor Facade _ Matt Kisiday

Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs

Escape to paradise at the Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs, where it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere! This resort combines the chic, midcentury Palm Springs aesthetic with Margaritaville’s casual-luxe island feel and offers an outdoor heated pool, kids pool, hot tub, poolside loungers, private cabanas, and of course island-inspired drinks and dining options from 5 o’Clock Somewhere, JWB Grill, Come Monday Cafe, and License to Chill. Joe Merchant’s Coffee & Provisions also offers grab-and-go snacks and beverages. For the ultimate experience, head to the soothing St. Somewhere Spa (Palm Springs’ largest resort spa) for some hot tub or steam room time and treat yourself to a massage or body treatment.

Day passes start at $45 (infants are free). You can also rent a daybed (max 2 people) or a 5 O’clock cabana, which includes up to 6 day passes. The cabanas include complimentary water, a fruit plate, and a bottle of champagne. All include complimentary WiFi.

margaritaville palm springs

Renaissance Palm Springs

Escape to the perfect desert daycation at the Renaissance Palm Springs. Find your oasis while lounging beside one of the area’s largest outdoor pools and sipping a refreshing drink from the poolside bar. Or, dive into delicious bites such as burgers and sandwiches. Delight in an indoor/outdoor ambiance with a meal at Date, the casual restaurant where locally grown fruit graces the menu, or head to Rocks to sip on handcrafted cocktails and locally brewed beer on the patio or around the cozy fire pits.

Day passes start at $50 for adults and $25 for children (infants free). Includes towel service and outdoor showers. Open 8 am-8 pm.

renaissance pool

The Skylark

A modern twist on a California 50s classic, The Skylark is meticulously restored to the character of the mid-century era. Chill out at the Skylark pool, relaxing, tanning, and taking a refreshing dip.

Day passes start at $25 for adults and $12 for children (infants are free). Open 10 am-7 pm.


The Colony Palms Hotel and Bungalows

Spend a day at one of California’s premier luxury hotels, The Colony Palms Hotel and Bungalows, a stylish and colorful boutique oasis in the heart of Palm Springs. Cool off in the sparkling outdoor pool, or soak up the sun on a cushioned lounge chair while sipping a craft cocktail and enjoying desert mountain views. Dive into delicious food and drinks from the hotel’s signature restaurant, The Colony Club, serving up the re-imagined classic Californian fare. Dine inside the main dining room with its modern take on Art Deco glamour, or enjoy warm breezes while eating al-fresco with pool views.

Day passes start at $100 and include towel service and WiFi. A shaded daybed is available for rent (up to 2 people). Private cabanas are available for rent and include sofa seating. Ages 18+ only. 9 am-5 pm.

colony palms

The Saguaro Palm Springs

You want to lounge without lifting a finger. Get some color at the Saguaro Palm Springs, a prismatic paradise located in the heart of the desert. Once you’ve arrived, make your way to the Saguaro’s colorful and sparkling outdoor pool. Sit back, relax, indulge, and imbibe with fresh fruit punches and boozy frozen cocktails.

Adult Day passes start at $40 and $20 for children. Towels not included. They also offer a standard (up to 3 people), poolside (up to 4 people), and deluxe (up to 5 people) daybeds.  Cabanas can accommodate up to 10 people and have a special menu with large-format drinks and food options, a mini fridge, and a TV. Available 11 am-10 pm.

The Saguaro Palm Springs pool and exterior
Josh Cho Photography

The Velvet Rope

Escape to a lavish Palm Springs oasis that pays homage to its Hollywood roots at The Velvet Rope. Take a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool, soak your stress away in the hot tub, or relax in the desert sunshine from a plush poolside lounger. Enjoy a refreshing beverage, available for purchase from Bar Valerie, The Velvet Rope’s premiere lounge. The resort is located in Old Las Palmas.

Adult-only day passes start at $25 and include towel service. They also offer a daybed for two and a premium cabana for up to four people. The pass includes dedicated service, a complimentary fruit plate, water, and a bottle of champagne. Ages 21+ only. Open Noon-4 pm.

The velvet rope

V Palm Springs

At V Palm Springs, bask in the sun near the outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi or work up a sweat at the fitness center. With the stunning San Jacinto Mountains as a backdrop, this resort delivers a ,unique desert experience. It wouldn’t be Palm Springs without a tiki drink, so we suggest you order one from the ELIXIR Pool Bar & Grill.

Day Passes start at $25. Cabanas are available for a max of 6 people with premium comfort lounge seating. Bottle of rose wine included. Ages 21+ only. 7 am-5 pm.

A sunny poolside area with numerous sun loungers lined up next to a calm blue swimming pool, shaded by orange umbrellas, with palm trees and a mountain range in the background.

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