Miracle Springs Resort & Spa

1- or 2-Night Stay with Spa Credit at Miracle Springs Resort & Spa in Desert Hot Springs, CA

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Romantic Getaway with Natural Hot Mineral-Water Pools

More than a century ago, in the California town of Desert Hot Springs, both hot and cold natural mineral springs were discovered atop the aptly named Miracle Hill. As a result, resorts and spas popped up throughout the town, hoping to take advantage of the springs’ believed holistic healing properties. You can soak in these mineral-rich waters at Miracle Springs Resort & Spa, set on an acre in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains.

The Mediterranean-influenced hotel, topped by a terra-cotta stucco roof and surrounded by lush gardens, pumps the 140-degree water straight from the earth before cooling it down to 90–105 degrees. The water then fills eight pools and hot tubs, which are open 24 hours. There, you can bathe in the waters for as long as you’d like—the hotel suggests dipping into the pools and tubs two to three times a day to reach total relaxation.

Near the mineral pools, the onsite Capri restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Typical entrees include top sirloin and gnocchi à la romano. At the onsite spa, aestheticians and massage therapists are on hand to perform facials, body wraps, and massages.

Desert Hot Springs, California: Spa-Centric Oasis Minutes from Palm Springs

In 1913, settler Cabot Yerxa was digging a well in the San Bernardino foothills when he unearthed natural hot springs bubbling beneath the Californian desert. These hot springs created a spa-centric culture in Desert Hot Springs—the mineral waters, which reach temperatures of up to 148 degrees, flow directly into several local spas. Yerxa also used material found throughout the desert to handcraft a Hopi-influenced pueblo home that towers four stories high. It’s now immortalized as Cabot's Pueblo Museum, and is open for tours.

Twelve miles south of Desert Hot Springs, you’ll find a retro '50s and '60s vibe in Palm Springs. The ritzy vacation spot features world-class golf courses and shopping centers. Joshua Tree National Park lies 40 miles east, an 800,000-acre swath of land that stretches across parts of the Colorado and Mojave Deserts. The five palm oases scattered throughout the park are the best spots to see native animals, such as snakes, bighorn sheep, and black-tailed jackrabbits.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Stay for two in a pool- or mountain-view room with a $30 spa credit

  • Option 1: $79 for 1 night, valid for check-in Sunday–Friday (up to a $159 value)
  • Option 2: $159 for 2 nights, valid for check-in Sunday–Thursday (up to a $288 value)

Policies and Fees

Book by: 10/4/13
Travel by: 12/6/13

  • Blackout dates: not valid 8/30–9/1, 9/7, 9/27–9/28, 10/11–10/13, 11/8–11/10, or 11/27–11/30
  • Cancellation policy and fees: 72-hour cancellation notice or fee of applicable 1-night stay up to Groupon price applies
  • Taxes: 15.9% tax not included

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 10/4/13 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 12/6/13
  • Not valid 8/30-9/1, 9/7, 9/27-9/28, 10/11-10/13, 11/8-11/10, or 11/27-11/30
  • Not valid for Saturday nights
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift
  • Limit 1 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required; subject to availability
  • 72hr cancellation notice or fee of applicable one-night's stay up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • 15.9% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

Pool- or Mountain-View Room

  • One king bed or two queen beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $10 per night for each additional adult; kids stay free

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 4 p.m.
  • Checkout: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $10 per night
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: please contact the property for handicap-accessibility requests or options.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades may be available during booking or check-in for an additional cost.

Getting There

  • By plane: about 13 miles from Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
  • By transit: Sunline Transit Agency bus #14, Palm Drive at Buena Vista Avenue stop
  • By cab: about $30 from PSP
  • By car: about 12 miles northeast of Palm Springs

Customer Reviews

330 Ratings

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Heather ·
Reviewed October 27, 2013
The dinner.


Joseph C. · 30 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed March 23, 2018


Susan H. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed March 13, 2018
nothing impressive
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