Christian Johnston and Shelby Knick
Like most of us, you’ve probably dreamed of picking up and leaving it all behind this year, even if only for a couple of days. What’s a better place to shed your worries than a self-proclaimed sanctuary in one of California’s most distinct natural environments?
Just far enough from the city, Palm Springs once marked an escape from celebrity culture and scrutiny; film stars of the twenties and thirties found an untouched haven in the desert community. Separated from Los Angeles by over one hundred miles of desert and mountain, Palm Springs was able to hone a culture of its own based on its growing reputation as a sought-after oasis. The town is now a (not-so-secret) leading destination for all things mod, mid century and mystical. With Joshua Tree National Park to the east and Mount San Jacinto State Park to the west, Palm Springs is surrounded by a natural grace that inspires its thriving artist community as much as it does newcomers. Let the luxury lodging, international cuisine and nationally renowned galleries guide you through a desert retreat meant to relax and rejuvenate.
Marrakech Suite at Korakia Pensione in Palm Springs, CA
For a stay that reflects Palm Springs’ international influence and emphasis on mindfulness, check into one of Korakia Pensione’s villas in the center of town…