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589 South Grenfall Road, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Pura Vida Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was our first trip to Palm Springs and we chose Pura Vida based mainly on the reviews. It exceeded our expectations. The hotel is beautiful with mountain views everywhere you look. We were in the largest room (#2) and it is great. Loved having the private entrance, private jacuzzi, and the shower that opens to the private deck area.... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived late, but were given easy instructions for settling into a lovely room. An anticipated room change went very smoothly. The manager, Steve, is delightful and very helpful with restaurant recommendations and catering lunches in to poolside. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and highly recommend the resort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was another fantastic trip to Palm Springs. Pura Vida is an oasis. Very quiet. Luxurious rooms, great staff. David has created an amazing place for gay men to come and enjoy all that PS has to offer!! Daily cocktail hour is a great touch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had looked at some of the TripAdvisor top rated hotels in Palm Springs and noticed Pura Vida on the list. Compared to some of the others, the number of reviews was small but the ratings were just as good so I decided to give it a shot. And I'm sure glad that I did! The hotel is a nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pura Vida in Warm Sands, Palm Springs is a great place to stay! The rooms are amazing and tastefully decorated with haute style touches. The hotel is situated in a very private, quiet and comfortable setting while one can luxuriate poolside with amazing mountain views and swaying palm trees. Ahhhhhhh. Steven was our host, maitre d’ and pleasantly and professionally... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I just returned from Pura Vida Palm Springs and were both pleasantly surprised at what a wonderful stay we had and what a fantastic resort it is. The rooms and amenities are typical of what one would find in a 5 star hotel. The property has 8 rooms so it is very intimate and comfortable. The central... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My partner and I booked a room at Pura Vida, Palm Springs from June 27-29 and we couldn't have been more pleased and satisfied with the level of service and care that we received from the moment we arrived until the moment we checked out to go home. This resort was purchased by new owners and completely renovated (taken down... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Just spent two great nights at Pura Vida. Having stayed at a variety of Palm Springs locations in the past, I opted not to be part of the Ace hipster scene nor to go to one of the larger gay resorts. Pura Vida was simply perfect. The rooms are incredibly spacious, clean, and stylish. I especially liked the openness of... More

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DavidR_PeterH, Owner at Pura Vida Palm Springs, responded to this review

Thanks so much for you review, we sincerely appreciate it. The rooms were designed to be open, spacious, and flowing, and centered on the sleeping and bath areas. I love coming over at happy hour to meet our guests and many have become friends. There is always new stories to hear experiences to share. I hope you'll come back again... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Hi, just 8 rooms, so a bit cozy, nice pool area and a hot tub, breakfast typically american, nothing very special but good standard. They have a happy hour where they offer free alcoholic drinks, softdrinks are free all day long and of course internet is free as well. No daily newspaper. But I'm sure if we would have asked... More

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DavidR_PeterH, Owner at Pura Vida Palm Springs, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we'll see what we can do about daily newspapers. Our expanded continental breakfast is limited by our permit but we are always looking at new offerings we can provide our guests. We enjoy our complimentary happy hour as it gives us a chance to meet our guests and hear so many wonderful stories. We hope... More

Ellington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My spouse and I recently spent a very relaxing and splendid honeymoon respite at the beautiful Pura Vida Resort. The owners, David & Peter are truly such gracious hosts; and the wonderful staff...Steven, Glenn, Mark, David, and Sargon were always doing their very best to make us comfortable plus being attentive to any request. The cleanliness and high quality of... More

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DavidR_PeterH, Owner at Pura Vida Palm Springs, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you stay with us for an extended period and we're very happy you enjoyed your stay. We love to get guest feedback so that we can continue to improve our offerings and provide our guests with everything they need and welcome your feedback. More

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Address: 589 South Grenfall Road, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Location: United States > California > California Desert > Greater Palm Springs > Palm Springs
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Pura Vida is a premier 8 room gay men's boutique resort hotel that redefines the meaning of a luxury stay in Palm Springs and Warm Sands. New, intimate, unique, and sophisticated, this clothing-optional resort for men combines exceptional guest service with luxurious and striking accommodations to offer guests a extraordinary experience. Awarded the coveted Five Palm Award for being "The most stylish and modern gay guesthouse in all of Palm Springs" and SF Bay Area Reporter writes "One of the most upscale and modern gay resorts in the world". The renovated rooms have the male guest in mind with custom furnishings, layouts, amenities, and private patios. Rave guest reviews on social media sites have helped make Pura Vida the place to go for those in the know who want a luxury concierge experience, spectacular views, and daily complimentary evening cocktail hour pool side. We offer complimentary continental breakfast, afternoon poolside cocktails, resort wide Wifi, and other services. Our selection of rooms all feature custom furniture, fireplaces, flat screen TVs, crisp linens, Molton Brown amenities, and private patios. We invite you to come and experience all we have to offer. When making your plans, make Pura Vida your choice. ... more   less 
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