The Perfect Getaway: Parker Palm Springs
Palm Springs, CA
Palm Springs sizzles in the desert heat and its mid century mod vibe reflects its long established history as a getaway or hideaway for Hollywood stars, known for unbounded pleasures and diversions, famed golf destinations, and as a hotspot of fashion and style. The iconic Parker Palm Springs remains a trend setting oasis across decades, featuring on point chic boutique luxury with the expansive vision of designer Jonathan Adler lending colorful eclectic exuberance with homage to its mid century roots throughout. Creative splashes of color and inspired reference to Old Hollywood in design, furnishings, fabrics, and definitive art bring an energy that is inspiring, welcoming fun and fantasy beginning with a seven foot banana sculpture at the entrance.
The Parker Palm Springs is best known for its distinctive luxury accommodations beginning with the twelve individually designed 1 bedroom villas with privacy patios and spacious living and dining areas. Poolside guest rooms pop with personality only steps away from the pool, inviting an early morning dip or a late night swim under the stars. Secluded patios are adorned with bougainvillea and cozy lounge seating.
Or indulge in a Moroccan styled Hammock Hideaway and enjoy a dreamy siesta in the shade of your cozy outdoor living space. Whatever choice meets your dream expectations, The Parker promises indulgent personalized service and attention to your comfort in each of its beautiful oasis settings. Estate rooms offer enhanced amenities, and the ultimate is found in the luxury legacy of actor, singer, and baseball team owner, Gene Autry. His exclusive stylish 2 bedroom mid century home is a gem for a special getaway. Accommodations at the Parker Palm Springs have been enthusiastically described as “Happy Chic” and featured most recently in National Geographic Traveler. The ambience is a creative canvas that brings people together, allows for intimate retreats, infuses color and whimsy to delight your stay. Cabana flanked pools offer relaxed cooling respite from the sun, refreshed by the signature (spiked) lemonade served from the Citron Oasis adjacent to the Petanque court. A perfect stop after tennis on the red clay courts or a casual bike ride on a colorful cruiser. Whatever time you celebrate daybreak, Norma’s distinctive breakfasts are served day and night with the same decadent portions, menu and style as its famed New York original, with the dynamic bright interior punctuated by the 50’s style white slump block and wood accents. Fresh California cuisine selections add a spark to the late day menu with candlelight setting a romantic tone.
“Dark, discreet, and decadent” perfectly describes the incomparable dining experience at Mr. Parker’s Restaurant, where the finest of sophistication in epicurean cuisine, wine and spirits, is matched by a sumptuous, sensual decor. Or plan an evening at Mrs. Parker’s world smallest restaurant, table for two next to Gene Autry’s private pool for a special intimate proposal or romantic champagne infused dining interlude under the stars. The distinctive ambience to be found in Counter Reformation entices guests to linger in the pleasure of their surrounds while enjoying the cocktail experience crafted by experts, the curated collection of wines within The Parker Cave a Manger, and a culinary odyssey of canapes and small plates to savor and share. The Mini Bar is a definitive artful jewel, uniquely styled for sanctuary and pure enjoyment with your special someone, old friends or new. A suspended fireplace, hanging chairs and cozy seating creates the perfect setting for cocktails and conversations.
The attentive staff of Parker Palm Springs strive to ensure the health and safety of all with a focus on covid protocols for cleanliness, sanitizing and distancing. The popular resort favorites, Mr. Parker’s Restaurant, Palm Springs Yacht Club and PSYC Spa, closed because of covid, are planned to reopen with newly visioned protocols and surprises for new and returning guests.
Parker Palm Springs embraces its mid century modern heritage, its presence in the most beautiful modern desert destination, and its Jonathan Adler distinctive design elements. Join the long list of celebs, couples and families who have enjoyed delightful getaways and first class luxury in this memorable oasis.