The average price of a 7-day trip to Desert Hot Springs is $2,407 for a solo traveler, $4,323 for a couple, and $8,104 for a family of 4. Desert Hot Springs hotels range from $101 to $458 per night with an average of $131, while most vacation rentals will cost $210 to $1060 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) are between $540 and $793 per person for economy flights and $1,695 to $2,488 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $87 to $170 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Desert Hot Springs, CA, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to PSP and stay in a Desert Hot Springs hotel:

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Desert Hot Springs is usually early September.

 

Average Desert Hot Springs Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $1,612-$3,652($230-$522 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $87 to $170 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $674 for economy

Lodging: $103 to $143 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $244 to $298 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $2,916-$5,754($417-$822 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $174 to $340 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,348 for economy

Lodging: $103 to $143 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $244 to $298 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $5,212-$10,138($745-$1,448 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $348 to $680 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,696 for economy

Lodging: $206 to $286 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $366 to $447 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Desert Hot Springs

How cheap can you make a vacation to Desert Hot Springs? The cheapest trip to Desert Hot Springs is about $166 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $148 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $85.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $1,161-$2,274($166-$325 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $38 to $76 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $385 to $674 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $101 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $148 to $178 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $1,812-$3,480($259-$497 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $76 to $152 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $770 to $1,348 for economy

Lodging: $85 to $101 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $148 to $178 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $3,624-$6,534($518-$933 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $152 to $304 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,540 to $2,696 for economy

Lodging: $170 to $202 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $222 to $285 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very difficult to travel to Desert Hot Springs cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Desert Hot Springs Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Desert Hot Springs.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $3,335-$17,003($476-$2,429 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $157 to $374 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $874 to $1,665 for first class

Lodging: $227 to $458 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $5,308-$21,286($758-$3,041 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $314 to $748 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,748 to $3,330 for first class

Lodging: $227 to $458 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $1,060 to $2,120 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Desert Hot Springs for a week is $10,616-$37,484($1,517-$5,355 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $628 to $1,496 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,496 to $6,660 for first class

Lodging: $454 to $916 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $1,696 to $3,392 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Desert Hot Springs Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Desert Hot Springs is much higher than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Desert Hot Springs due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Desert Hot Springs Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Desert Hot Springs hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Desert Hot Springs.

 

Flight Costs to Desert Hot Springs

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $793 average in late December to a low of $540 in early September. Median flight price is $510. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Desert Hot Springs our data includes 366 originating airports, and 94 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Desert Hot Springs from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,348 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX) in Phoenix, AZ (the United States) at an average of just $230.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Desert Hot Springs, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $253, so you can easily save about 47% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Desert Hot Springs can easily cost $570 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $38 per person. Private tours can cost $1142 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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