The Hot Mineral Water

Spas of Desert Hot Springs

Desert Hot Springs is nestled in the beautiful Coachella Valley, only 15 minutes from Palm Springs and less than two hours’ drive from Los Angeles.  Elevated above the valley floor, Desert Hot Springs offers gorgeous views of the two mountain ranges that create the valley - not to mention the sunrises and sunsets.

This welcoming city is home to these amazing spa resorts, all of which boast our famous mineral water.

DHS (as the locals call it) is ideally situated for every kind of activity.  Choose from the glitz and nightlife of Palm Springs or the tranquility and peace of Joshua Tree National Park.

Like to play golf?  You’ve come to the right place.  With more than 100 golf courses to choose from, the valley offers more courses than any other region of similar size in the nation.

Like to hike?  It doesn’t get any better than this.  Check out the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument or the Big Morongo Canyon and Coachella Valley Preserves or the Cahuilla Indian Canyons.

Like to shop?  From the Beverly Hills style of El Paseo Drive to designer discount stores in nearby Cabazon, you’ll find it all nearby.  (And don’t forget to stroll down Palm Canyon Drive, the main street of Palm Springs, a wonderland for window shoppers).

And we haven’t even mentioned the restaurants.  And world-class casinos.  And internationally renowned film festivals.

You get the idea. This is a place you can do everything you like to do on vacation.


Soak in it…

Have you ever relaxed into a hot bath?  Maybe poured in some mineral salts for extra pleasure? Well, that’s a pale imitation of the “real thing.”  For centuries, people throughout the world have “taken the waters” by soaking in hot mineral springs.  The reason?  Well, it feels really, really good.  And it’s good for you too.

Ever heard of balneology?  Probably not.  It’s the scientific study of the therapeutic benefits of natural mineral waters.  And it’s especially advanced in Europe and Japan, where balneologists have studied the healthful effects of geothermally heated mineral waters for many years.  Here are a few things they’ve discovered:

• Soaking increases your blood circulation and cell oxygenation.  (That’s the rejuvenating effect.)
• Soaking stimulates your metabolism.  (That’s the revitalizing effect.)
• Soaking helps to balance many of your body’s natural systems.  (That’s the rebalancing effect.)
• Soaking can reduce pain and increase mobility.  (That’s the feel-good effect.)

But you don’t have to take the scientists’ word for it.  You can conduct your very own scientific study.  Just visit one of the Spas of Desert Hot Springs and slip into the water.  It’s that easy.

Drink it…

Not only can you soak in our water, you can drink it too.  That’s because we have under-ground cold water springs that are just as pure as our hot water springs.  Think of it as hot and cold running water.  Instead of turning a faucet, though, we pump the water directly out of the earth.

The cold water is just as pure as the hot water.  And it’s delicious too.  So delicious, in fact, that our municipal drinking water has won gold, silver, and bronze medals over the last few years in an annual international water competition (which made some towns in Europe pretty envious).

You can’t taste this water anywhere but here.  But sampling it for yourself is simple.  Just visit one of the Spas of Desert Hot Springs and then pour yourself a glass of water.  It’s that easy.

Enjoy it…

Hot or cold, our mineral water is unique.  It has no smell, unlike lots of other mineral waters.  It’s crystal clear too, never discolored like some other waters.  And it has its own special “feel.”  Some call it satiny.  Some describe it as silky.  Everybody calls it delightful.

The Geothermal Miracle

Why is the hot mineral water in Desert Hot Springs unlike the water anywhere else in the world?  The secret is hidden deep in the earth.  But it owes something to the sky too.

Here’s what happens.  Rainwater and snowmelt descend from nearby Mt. San Gorgonio and seep through the desert sands deep into the ground.  Some of that pristine water, naturally filtered by its trip through the sand, finds its way into cool water pools.  Some of it flows much deeper below the earth’s surface, where it comes into contact with some very hot rocks.  The heated water expands and rises through the rocks into geothermal pools.

All of the hot-water Spas of Desert Hot Springs pump their mineral waters directly from underground geothermal pools.  The temperatures of the waters can vary from 100 Fahrenheit to more than 180 Fahrenheit.  (Don’t worry, though. If it’s too hot, we just mix it with some of the cold mineral water until the temperature is just right.)


The Spa Experience

There’s something very special about soaking in our therapeutic mineral waters. Something we want you to experience.

We’ve got a lot more to offer too.  Like massages (every kind you can think of).  And body wraps (with clay and mud and seaweed and lots of other healthful stuff) And facials (with minerals and herbs and aromatherapy and more).

Whatever you’re looking for in your own spa experience, you can discover it in Desert Hot Springs, The Spa City.

There really is something special about the water!

Face it. It’s our water.
There’s nothing like it.

Nowhere else in the world can you find water like this.  It’s perfect.  And perfectly natural too. So pure you can drink it.  So warm you can soak all day.  So delightful you’ll never want to leave.

Did we mention the fresh air?  Or the postcard views?  Or our location, close to everything you could possibly want?

You owe yourself a visit to Desert Hot Springs.  And we’ve got just the accommodations that will make your stay magnificent.

Isn’t it time you got to know the spas of Desert Hot Springs?

 Soak in the rejuvenating waters.
 Bask in the warmth of the sun.
 Enjoy a massage or body treatment.

Retreat. Relax. Rejuvenate.

It’s all here, just waiting for you…