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A Unique Blend of History and Exclusivity in California

Smoke Tree Ranch in offers historic hospitality and pristine desert surroundings! Make your next getaway extra special with 375 acres of natural beauty, simplicity and style. Experience the only guest ranch in Palm Springs where you can have it all: a calming, exclusive getaway at an all-inclusive rate. The kids will enjoy days spent on the horse trails, the playground, or splashing in the pool. You can indulge in spa services, an upscale dining experience, and stunning hikes. If you feel like venturing off the grounds, the Desert Hills Premium Outlets, The Gardens at El Paseo and Knott's Soak City Water Park are all nearby! After a day full of activity (or relaxation) retire to your elegant cottage featuring the finest amenities. Come and see what has kept guests returning for this exclusive resort experience since 1930.

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 53 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Palm Springs
  • Nearby Water N/A
  • Open Dates All Year


Make your next getaway hassle-free and focus on what's really important, your ranch experience. The Traditional Full American Plan at Smoke Tree includes a hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Ranch House Dining Room. Come enjoy good eats, great activities and pristine beauty at one easy price!


Smoke Tree Ranch features activities and accommodations with both kids and adults in mind, an ideal locale for your Palm Springs family excursion. With all meals included, an onsite pool and hot tub as well as kids activities at Kamp Kawea in the summer, you're sure to have a great time reconnecting with your loved ones here. Their cozy accommodations ensure you have a place to unwind in comfort after a long day of family fun!


Practice for a big match on site at the three-hole course at Smoke Tree Ranch. It's a stress-free challenge and a quick tune up before visiting the many championship Palm Springs courses nearby (over 100 in all)! Let the helpful staff assist you with tee times, course descriptions, pricing and directions.


At Smoke Tree Ranch, you'll find a refreshing and unique setting for your California business retreat. The incredible San Jacinto Mountains are sure to inspire your team members for a truly successful event. Let their professional staff help you host an unforgettable time!


With an abundance of activities and surrounding beauty, Smoke Tree Ranch is the ideal place for your Palm Springs family reunion. The ranch's refreshing California setting makes it easy to leave your worries behind and just focus on your loved ones. They offer delicious meals, spacious accommodations and plenty of fun things to do so there's never a dull moment. Whether it's horseback riding, lounging by the pool or something else, you're sure to make memories that will last a lifetime.


With the breathtaking desert setting and the San Jacinto Mountains as your backdrop, Smoke Tree Ranch is the ideal location for your Palm Springs wedding. Whether you're planning an intimate affair, or something more extravagant, their dedicated staff will assist you in planning all the details. Let your dream wedding become a reality at this beautiful California destination.


Drink in your unspoiled desert surroundings at Smoke Tree Ranch. This gently sloping alluvial fan is protected by the San Jacinto Mountains. Everywhere you look you'll see desert shrubs, Smoke Trees, and spectacular blooming wildflowers. Enjoy this beautiful area on horse trails or from your cabin.


With breathtaking mountain desert views, immaculate guest cottages with private patios, and wood-burning fireplaces, the intimate Smoke Tree Resort is the ideal Palm Springs romantic vacation. Enjoy fine wines and cuisine at the Ranch House Dining Room, stunning views, and outdoor activities.

Pet Friendly

Feel free to bring the whole family on your next vacation! Here at Smoke Tree Ranch, everyone is welcome! You won't have to feel guilty about leaving your beloved pet behind anymore. Let the ranch know ahead of time to make arrangements and let the family fun begin!


Head to Palm Springs, California and experience the beauty of nature! California is home to all sorts of terrain. From plush greenery to dry climates, from mountains to lakes, California has something to offer everyone. When you stay at Smoke Tree Ranch, it's all waiting for you. Learn all about what you can do to preserve the beauty of this area.


This all-inclusive ranch has everything you could possibly ask for. At Smoke Tree Ranch, all of your meals are included, so you won't have to worry about a thing! The mountain desert views, wood-burning fireplaces and private patios add to the ambiance you'll enjoy here in California! Enjoy a treatment at the spa for the ultimate luxury retreat.


When you stay at Smoke Tree Ranch, you'll be literally surrounded by mountains. Palm Springs is sheltered by the San Bernardino Mountains to the north, the Santa Rosa Mountains to the south, by the San Jacinto Mountains to the west and by the Little San Bernardino Mountains to the east. Venture out for a day trip to enjoy these magnificent views.


Palm Springs is full of history, and so is the Smoke Tree Ranch! The ranch has been around since 1930. Ask about the history of the resort while you're staying here and learn a thing or two, or venture into town and go sightseeing and the historical sites. You'll learn something and have fun while staying in California!


For your honeymoon, book a trip to beautiful Palm Springs and stay at the Smoke Tree Ranch! You'll be treated to picturesque views and private accommodations with patios and wood-burning fireplaces, which will add to the romantic ambiance! While you're here, enjoy a couples' massage at the spa before venturing into town to enjoy some of the sites.


You'll feel completely rejuvenated after a vacation to Smoke Tree Ranch. Enjoy a plethora of activities, including hiking and biking trails, that will keep you in tip top shape while on vacation. After a hard day's work, book a spa treatment through the ranch. They'll be sure to find a treatment that's just right for you! Treat yourself to a California vacation!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Lavish one- and two-room Palm Springs ranch cottages at Smoke Tree Ranch embody the exclusivity and beauty of your entire vacation. You'll have the newest amenities as well as private patios, wood-burning fireplaces and fantastic views of the surrounding area – simply stunning from the inside and out.

Dude Ranch

You'll find all of the typical dude ranch activities at Smoke Tree, but this Palm Springs ranch is far from typical. It's not a rugged getaway, but a luxurious experience complete with trail rides, spa services, and fine dining. Try something unique for your vacation: an upscale ranch retreat.


Start a new holiday tradition at the one-of-a-kind Smoke Tree Ranch. This incredible California destination offers you an exciting place to getaway, whether you're here with family, friends, or that special someone. Unwind in the comfort of your own private cottage and enjoy a variety of activities right onsite. Hop onto the saddle for a relaxing horseback ride, try your hand at tennis or golf, or just take it easy at the pool. Everything you need for a great holiday vacation is right here!


After a long day, there's nothing more satisfying than a rejuvenating spa treatment. Smoke Tree Ranch offers spa services right in the comfort of your own cottage. Choose from a menu of soothing massages and facials, or indulge in a manicure and pedicure! Their Guest Services can help you arrange a time for your service!

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Pro Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Mini Golf Course
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Batting Cage
  • Bingo
  • Bumper Boats and Cars
  • Gambling
  • Go Carts
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Karaoke
  • Live Entertainment
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Theme Parks
  • Play Ground
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Shuttle Service
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Concierge
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Fitness Programs
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Nearest Airports

  • Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) / 2.4 miles
  • Banning Municipal Airport (BNG) / 20.8 miles
  • Apple Valley Airport (APV) / 65.9 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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