Natalie Decleve

La Serena Villas

  • Where:
  • Why:Romantic weekend getaway.
  • When:July 4th, like a dummy (read: hottest weekend in history).
  • Who:Me and my man.
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La Serena Villas Welcome to Mykonos...I mean Palm Springs.

Welcome to Mykonos...I mean Palm Springs.

La Serena Villas Seriously, though.

Seriously, though.

La Serena Villas Yes, that's a fireplace you see there.

Yes, that's a fireplace you see there.

La Serena Villas Paradisio.

Paradisio.

La Serena Villas I'm just gonna go ahead and host a private dinner party in your dining room, k?

I'm just gonna go ahead and host a private dinner party in your dining room, k?

La Serena Villas Just casually hanging out in my peacock chair over here.

Just casually hanging out in my peacock chair over here.

La Serena Villas It's tough getting out of here in the morning.

It's tough getting out of here in the morning.

La Serena Villas Fancy a soak...?

Fancy a soak...?

La Serena Villas What about now? Yup, totally private. Nudity, booze, get wild.

What about now? Yup, totally private. Nudity, booze, get wild.

La Serena Villas See that picnic basket? That's how breakfast comes...hand delivered each morning.

See that picnic basket? That's how breakfast comes...hand delivered each morning.

Highs & Lows

  • You had me at private outdoor tub. And fire pit.

  • Very private, great for couples.

  • The most instagrammable digs on earth. K maybe not quite, but you get it.

  • Still super new and spotlessly clean.

  • The breakfast basket delivery is adorbs, but espresso drinks would be a bonus.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 48/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Villa style boutique hotel.

  • Vibe

    Quiet but vibey and chic.

  • Location

    Right next door to Avalon hotel, seconds from the main town.

  • Rooms

    19

  • Music

    One day it was great Euro style electro beats, the next it was 90s jams. Guess it depends who has control that day.

  • Year Opened

    2016

  • Designed By

    Not sure.

  • Health & Wellness

    Great pool.

  • Restaurant

    Yes

  • Bar

    No

  • Minibar

    Nope, you get a full kitchen instead (not stocked).

  • Children

    There's definitely room for them, but the vibe is pretty mellow.

  • Price

    Not cheap, but worth it.

  • Website

    Visit website

Go to Jakes

Go to Jakes

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Massages at The Avalon's Spa

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La Serena Villas

La Serena Villas

La Serena Villas, South Belardo Road, Palm Springs, CA, USA

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