Nearby Attractions & Things to Do


Palm Springs, CA

The Andalusian Court is conveniently located less than ten minutes from Palm Springs International Airport and is just minutes away from the best attractions, annual event venues, golf courses and more. If you are looking for accommodations near the Coachella Music Festival in Indian Wells, CA, or things to do and places to visit in Palm Springs, California, the Andalusian Court is your best option!

Restaurants

Restaurants

Palm Springs has a wide variety of restaurants to suit your taste. From casual dining venues and steakhouses to Mediterranean cuisine and higher-end dining experiences, don't miss out on a visit to some of our favorite restaurants listed below.

THE TROPICALE

Located in the heart of Palm Springs, the Tropicale Restaurant features world cuisine, including a tasty mix of zesty ingredients and dishes. Open Table's Diner's Choice Award for 2009 and 2010 are just a few of the many awards this restaurant has received.

TRIO

Featuring Midwest comfort food with California inspirations, this restaurant is a hot spot with locals, and has been since it opened. Located in the Uptown Design District, some of the top dishes include Braised Lamb Shank, Yankee Pot Roast, and Roasted Baby Beet Salad.

EVZIN RESTAURANT

If you love Mediterranean, then you are in for a treat! This vegetarian-friendly restaurant offers some of the best cuisine in Palm Springs. It also has vegan options.
 

MR. LYONS STEAKHOUSE

Putting local farms first, Mr. Lyons Steakhouse brings the flavor of a juicy steak to an entirely new level. With modern ingredients and mouth-watering side dishes, you'll definitely want to stop by this hot spot.
 

MIROS

Sink your teeth into exotic Mediterranean and Central European dishes that will keep you coming back for more. Some feature dishes include home-style soups, delicious pastries, and recipes that are still a family secret to this day. This restaurant is nestled within the Plaza del Sol in Palm Springs.
 

ESCENA LOUNGE AND GRILL

Escena Lounge & Grill pairs delectable California-fusion cuisine with eye-popping design and a playful, retro vibe. Spacious indoor and outdoor dining areas frame majestic views of the towering…
 

LE VALLAURIS

You dine in a restored historical landmark, but it's no dusty schoolroom.  You'll feel as if you've entered the home of a French relative who wants nothing better than to make you happy.  Flemish tapestries and Louis-XV furniture sets the mood that carries through on the menu
 

MELVYN'S RESTAURANT

Melvyn’s is elegantly upbeat and the home of authentic Hollywood glamour. The Casablanca Lounge at Melvyn’s is known for its nightly entertainment and the popular Sunday Night Jam featuring guest musicians and singers with front-man Mikael Healey.
 

SPENCER'S

Spencer's Ambience is the perfect blend of stylish elegance and comfortable informality. Join us for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner in our new expanded dining room or our award winning patio. Nestled at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains, Spencer's offers a popular Palm Springs tradition of culinary excellence featuring a fresh approach to classic American cuisine.
 

JOHN HENRY'S CAFE

Off the beaten path and tucked away behind the trees, John Henry’s Café has been a favorite of Palm Springs locals and in-the-know visitors for over twenty-five years.  Originally opened by the restaurant’s namesake chef John Laslo and his partner Angelo, John Henry’s was built on the simple notion that good food and good service could be had at a good price
 

MICHAEL HOLMES' PURPLE ROOM

The sophistication and glamour of the Rat Pack era comes alive at Michael Holmes’ Purple Room, the desert’s premier supper club.  Tucked away in the Club Trinidad Hotel, The Purple Room is where Frank, Sammy, Dean,  and their pals cavorted on and off the stage in the swinging 60s. Step in and you’ll be transported back to the elegance of the era
 

MISTER PARKER's

Dark, discreet, and decadent. Over-the-top decor and under-the-tank mischief. A watering hole befitting dreamy aesthetes, wandering flaneurs, and swaggering dandies. The high-born agreeably mix with lowbrow, the bon vivants nurse the lugubrious and everyone is 'wilkommen'. A guy's guy sort of place with a menu to match -- epicurean, savory favorites with Chef's personal inspirations. A wine list not meant for the faint of heart, a bar that happily provides your martini in lieu of an entree and desserts that extend the pleasure principle.
 

sHERMAN'S DELI & BAKERY

An extensive menu for breakfast, brunch,lunch and dinner reminiscent of a New York style deli.
 

LULU CALIFORNIA BISTRO

At Lulu California Bistro, talent, expertise and a passion for great food combine to produce a captivating dining experience.  Menu options are both varied and value-priced.  The  quality is always high.  Generous portions are prepared with fresh ingredients and a dash of innovation from award-winning chefs. 
 

AL DENTE TRATTORIA TOSCANA

A quaint cucina with a decidedly European atmosphere, has served Palm Springs and an international clientele for over 20 years.Proprietor Kendra Riccio, General Manager Edgar Rodriguez and Executive Chef Oscar Cardenas present an extensive menu of beef, veal, pasta and fresh seafood entrées for lunch and dinner in a casual atmosphere.
 

JOHANNES

Eclectic Austrian-Asian fare is accompanied by a carefully sourced wine list in a modern, airy room.

Shopping

Shop in Palm Springs

 

For those who love to shop, Palm Springs has stores to fulfill every shopaholic’s dreams. Downtown Palm Springs shopping includes

EL PASEO IN PALM DESERT

Check out El Paseo in Palm Desert where you will find exquisite brand name shops, jewelry stores and some of the best eateries and drinking spots around. Some shops and galleries include Saks Fifth Avenue, Gucci, BB One, El Paseo Jewelers, Williams-Sonoma, and the J Willot Gallery.

CABAZON OUTLET SHOPPING

This discount outlet is located less than a 30-minute drive from the Andalusian Court. Purchase some of the top brands at 25% to 65% off. Some noteworthy stores include Adidas, Guess, Oakley, Tommy Bahama and more.

Local Events and Festivals

Local Events and Festivals

There is always something happening in Palm Springs and we want to make sure you know about the best events while you’re in town. Whether you want to attend Greater Palm Springs Pride or the famous Indian Wells International Tennis Tournament, we have something for you. Here are some of our top events in Palm Springs. Can't find something? Visit the Palm Springs Visitors Center for more information.

COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Experience some of the best musical performances around at this yearly festival held in the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Enjoy food, music, DJ dance parties, festival-themed pool parties, and performances by greats such as Eminem and Beyonce throughout these festive weekends.

 

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

This festival is one of the most respected film festivals in North America and it is entering its 29th year in 2018. Watch over 200 unique films from more than 60 different destinations around the world.

PALM SPRINGS MODERNISM WEEK

Modernism Week creates awareness and appreciation for design and midcentury architecture. This week of events encourages preservation, education, and sustainable living for this modern time.

GREATER PALM SPRINGS PRIDE

Palm Springs Pride is Southern California’s longest-running and most popular LGBT festival in the Coachella Valley. This year will host a diverse group of dancers, singers, musicians, activists and DJs - coming together to achieve solidarity and equality among the LGBT community.

Attractions

Attractions

Get ready to be entertained when you visit Palm Springs. From water parks and tramway adventures, to museums, zoos and more - whatever you are looking for, we have it in Palm Springs.
 

PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM

Those who have a passion for museums and art will love visiting the many exhibitions and events that are held throughout the year at the Palm Springs Art Museum. You can see performances at the Annenberg Theatre, attend workshops and classes, and see various works of Mesoamerican, Contemporary, and Native American art.
 

PALM SPRINGS CELEBRITY TOURS

Our award-winning tour guides take you on an experience you will never forget. Our famous Celebrity Tour takes you through the city of Palm Springs, once known as “Hollywood’s Playground.”  Hop on our 36 Passenger Luxury Charter Bus and have a ball with our guides as you visit famous neighborhoods, legendary secret spots, and wondrous homes claimed by legendary stars like Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Sonny and Cher, Bob Hope, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, Liberace, Nat King Cole, Dinah Shore Estate, and dozens more.

Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures

HIKING

INDIAN CANYONS

38520 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA 
5 Miles from the Andalusian Court

TAHQUITZ CANYON

500 W Mesquite Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
1.6 Miles from the Andalusian Court

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

74485 National Monument Drive, Twenty Nine Palms, CA 92277
50 miles from the Andalusian Court

GOLF

 

INDIAN CANYONS GOLF RESORT

1100 E Murray Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
4.1 Miles from the Andalusian Court

SPECTACULAR VIEWS

 

PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAMWAY

Climb aboard the world’s largest rotating tram car and take a ten-minute journey over two-and-a-half miles across the magnificent Chino Canyon cliffs to Mount San Jacinto State Park. Once you arrive at Mountain Station, sitting at an elevation of 8,516 ft, you will have access to over 50 miles of hiking trails, observation decks, theatres, gift shops and more.

Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92252, USA 
3.79 Miles from the Andalusian Court

OTHER OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

 

BIKE RENTALS PALM SPRINGS

195 S. Indian Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92262
0.5 Miles from the Andalusian Court

VILLAGE FEST

2 Blocks from the Andalusian Court

SMOKE TREE STABLES

2500 S Toledo Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92264, USA
3.9 Miles from the Andalusian Court

THE LIVING DESERT ZOO & GARDENS

47900 Portola AVe, Palm Desert, CA 92260
16.4 Miles from the Andalusian Court

SUNNYLANDS CENTER & GARDENS

37977 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270, USA
8.66 Miles from the Andalusian Court
 

PALM SPRINGS HISTORICAL WALKING TOURS

Join us for an entertaining stroll through Palm Springs, enjoy walking tours full of history, fun stories, famous architecture and intrigue.

Casinos

Casinos

AGUA CALIENTE CASINO PALM SPRINGS

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