My birthday is on December. Yes, I was born in Winter but I don’t think that I am winter child :)
This year on my birthday I wanted to go somewhere warmer. I didn’t want to do something completely different then other days. I just realized that I am happier when I continue my regular routines. I feel more relaxed and happier when I am where I belong to. If you have been following me for a long time, then you know that I lived in my 20's in Cali. That's probably why I feel home every time I visit.
This December we took a flight to LA. After spending a couple of days in LA, we rented a car and drove to Palm Springs. Yayyyyy
Here are some things you can do in Palm Springs,
1- Where to stay:
Ace hotel: I love the Ace hotel pool with all its chill vibes. Just as a note; it's also dog friendly. link: https://www.acehotel.com/palmsprings
Arrive : Such a gorgeous hotel to stay in. I love the architecture of this hotel. It has a nice pool and there are great coffee shops next to the hotel.
The Twist: It's funky and quiet place to stay at. The Twist is the ultimate Palm Springs experience. It feels more home than the surrounding hotels. The pool was heated and the rooms very spacious, modern and bright.
2-Where to eat
At the Ace hotel they have an indoor restaurant after 5pm. There's a great bar at the pool and with a DJ.
Trio restaurant: American wine bar.
Chef Tanya’s Kitchen: Vegan causal to go place.
3-What to do:
Palm Springs Tramway ride and hiking: You can take the tramway to the Mt. San Jacinto State Park. If you like outdoor stuff you can go hiking. Please don’t forget to wear something warm up there, it is chilly. We were the first ones to arrive and took the first tram car at 8 am. At 10 am it gets a little crowded. If you don’t want to hike, then you can enjoy the 8,516 feet view on the observation decks and have breakfast or coffee at their restaurant.
Ride bike: you can rent a bike and ride around.
Ace hotel pool :
My favorite part was the pool DJ. Enjoy a wine at the pool side. Who doesn’t like it right?
Moorten Botanical Garden: If you are crazy about the cactus life like me then this is the place is for. It's such a cute place to visit. There are many interesting cacti to purchase from the garden,