Entries by Elizabeth G. Arcia

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Where comfort and privacy meet

The Chaps Inn offers comfort and relaxation in a secluded environment. Stuart and Ian have owned the resort for almost 20 years, coming to Palm Springs from the UK. “We had nothing to do with the hotel business at all, we just went straight in cold turkey,” Ian said. “We woke up one morning and […]

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Take a Bite out of Holiday House

The Pantry, under the leadership of Chef Gabriel Woo, has two theme nights every week: Cantina Night on Tuesdays and Fried Chicken Fridays. Inspired by a south-of-the-border fiesta, Cantina Night’s menu includes fun appetizers, like the Papitas con Limon y Chile (potato chips with lime and HH Hot Sauce), and carnitas, chicken tinga, and mushroom tacos. Seafood lovers can order the tostada de ceviche, and for dessert, there’s the indulgent dark chocolate brownie with cinnamon, chipotle, orange, and ice cream. Of course, there are also handcrafted cocktails

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A stunning oasis in Tahquitz River Estates

With its tropical courtyard and mature palms, BelleVue Oasis is a hidden paradise in Palm Springs. A mid-century modern property dating back to the 1950s, BelleVue Oasis officially opened for business in September 2019. Formerly Escape Resort, it is no longer a men’s clothing-optional hotel. Located in Tahquitz River Estates, the 13-room, 21-and-over hotel has […]