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Charming mid-century condo with beautiful mountain views

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 14 nights


Canyon Corridor Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Once owned by stars Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, Desert Skies Condominiums is a mid-century modern classic. With an intimate 38 condos, it has two sparkling pools, a spacious Jacuzzi, coin laundry facilities, and beautifully maintained grounds.

Located in the most desirable, wind-free area of Palm Springs-South Palm Canyon Drive-you are minutes from the charm of downtown Palm Springs Village.

Built in the 1950's, Desert Skies retains all of its historic charm while providing the modern conveniences of a computer with high speed internet, two TV's with cable hook-up, telephone with free long distance including Canada, and a full kitchen.

You will also have a king size pillow top bed, Queen sleeper sofa with air mattress, tub/shower in the bathroom.

All is freshly renovated and restored in keeping with the 50's style.

Every window has awesome views of either soaring mountain ranges on one side, or the sparkling pools & spa on the other side.

Sleeps 4-fully stocked.

Keywords: Condominium

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

We purchased this condo as a family. We are two family members who love the Palm Springs area and love the mid-century architecture in Palm Springs.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2016

Why The Owner chose Palm Springs

The location of Desert Skies is excellent and the complex is beautiful & historical. South Palm Canyon is one of the most desirable, wind free areas of Palm Springs. Quiet, safe, intimate 38 units.

What makes this condo unique

Hiking, biking, horseback riding, riding the tramway, Villagefest (street fair) Thursday nights, Joshua tree National Park (hiking & rock climbing).

Guestbook comments from the owner

Eveything possible to make this an "upscale" place has been done. The decor is especially attractive and very professional. The quality of the furnishings is tops. The bed is exceptionally comfortable. We really appreciate having the computer.
Jan 2011
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based on 12 traveler reviews

Charming mid-century condo with beautiful mountain views
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Portland, Oregon


  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful stay here! The owners are friendly and helpful and respond to any questions I had very quickly! The pride of ownership was evident through out the condo!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to spend two months. The location is outstanding. Right on Indian Canyons North Golf Course. Tucked right up against the mountains, so rarely any wind. Very close to downtown (30 minute walk). Perfect for biking with many city trails at your disposal. Close to Palm Canyon hiking trail. The unit itself is immaculate, well maintained and with everything you need to cook in. Great pools and hot tub on site. Very quiet. I wouldn't hesitate to book here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed your vacation in Palm Springs. We hope to see you again!
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Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our month long vacation at Desert Skies and would definitely return if the opportunity presented itself again!

The Desert Skies Condo information binder was a welcoming feature to our stay, giving needed contact information, location of condo amenities, as well as, an interesting historical page on the original features of the "mid century condo". We appreciated the big screen TV, the laptop computer and the historical books relating to Palm Springs and the surrounding area. The condo is tastefully decorated with comfortable furniture and bed. The condo is well supplied with dishes and utensils, as well as, linen and towels. The pool area was a featured attraction providing an opportunity to relax in the sun, take a refreshing swim or a chance to relax in the shade while reading. Condo neighbors became instant friends and many of us enjoyed the Happy Hour gatherings at the end of the day. The condo complex was within easy driving distance to grocery stores, downtown Palm Springs shopping and restaurants. The owners were most accommodating, friendly and easy to contact.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chilliwack, British Columbia

Wonderful winter getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this condo for the month of march and it was perfect for my needs. The condo is nicely renovated and the owners have kept it well supplied with dishes, cookware, cleaners, storage containers, etc. The condo is centrally located close to downtown and I found a terrific gym less than a mile away. The grounds were well kept, the pools were wonderful and the neighbours were very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great condo in a tidy, very well maintained building. The condo was well stocked - extra paper towels, ziplock bags, nice plastic cups for drinks by the pool, 3 pool towels, plenty of bath towels, etc. Everything in the kitchen we needed to cook in the condo and grill by the pool. The owner also provided cold, bottled water in the fridge, as the "cold" tap water was actually hot on days when the outside temp was 115 degrees. That was a nice touch, as we would never have anticipated this issue. We'll definitely stay in Mercedes' Desert Skies condo again!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntington Beach

Awesome Time!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, son and I stayed at Desert Skies and had an AWESOME time! The place was the perfect size for us and the condo was spotless and fully equipped. The location was perfect and we loved the pools. Thank you Mercedes for everything!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4.5 Miles
Palm Springs International Airport
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-10 Freeway


Rates & Availability

Canyon Corridor Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
14 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
14 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
After Season
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
14 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $450
Cleaning $175
Tax Rate 11.5%

For stays under 28 days there is a hotel tax of 11.5%
No Pets

We accept a cashiers check, personal check or money order

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Canyon Corridor Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) new pillow top mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen air mattress sleeper sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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