“For the last century, Palm Springs has been a go-to desert retreat—first as a wellness destination at the turn of the 20th century, then as an escape for Hollywood stars a few decades later. In the 1920s, the Coachella valley attracted film directors looking for vast landscapes that could double as far-flung deserts across the world. But the talent soon took note of Palm Springs’ virtues, and it quickly blossomed into a second-home retreat. Just two hours from Los Angeles, stars flocked here for recreation, enjoying mornings playing tennis, afternoons by the pool, and evenings filled with revelry…”

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