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gay bike rides from Santiago

MORNING BIKE RIDES

Before the sun heats up and the pool at Santiago becomes irresistible, one of our favorite morning activities is to grab the bikes and head out exploring some of the great neighborhoods...

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Dining outdoors in Palm Springs

OUTDOOR DINING PALM SPRINGS

It's hard to beat dining outside under palm trees with mountain views and blue skies in the oasis called Palm Springs. Enjoying a warm meal and a chilled cocktail, with a gorgeous...

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Desert Stargazing

DESERT STARGAZING

One of the most striking desert experiences is looking up at the night sky and seeing the abundant stars and heavenly bodies above you. With the restriction of street lamps, Palm Springs...

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Live music in Palm Springs

HEAR IT LIVE

After a day of sun and pool, it’s finally time to relax.  You may know all about Palm Springs’ many fine restaurants and fun, man filled bars but did you know Palm...

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tour windmills

Windmill Tours in Palm Springs

There are few welcoming parties more iconic than the sight of massive windmills leading you into Palm Springs along Interstate 10. Palm Springs Windmill Tours takes you behind the fences of their...

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Kent Taylor

ASK A LOCAL: KENT TAYLOR

Everyday at the hotel, I have the privilege of helping guests plan activities. Frequently I’m asked where to go, what to see and what’s not to be missed. Here I’ve answered a...

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Lush green environment at Santiago Resort

Green in the Desert

Hotels are often referred to as “a home away from home” for their guests; but when guests arrive, they often shed the trappings of daily life to relax, recreate, and luxuriate in...

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guide to cactus gardens in the desert

Cacti at the Cacterium

This month we’re telling you about one of our favorite desert gardens named Moorten Botanical, just a short bicycle ride away from Santiago.  Started more than 70 years ago, some of the...

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guide to breweries in Palm Springs

COLD ONE

Known for its array of sleek cocktail bars, in addition to a fair share of “divey” local-favorites, Palm Springs has not been immune to the nation's recent craft beer explosion. With summer...

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