The 5 Best Luxury Rentals for Coachella 2023

Ditch the tents and book a chic desert retreats for your Coachella Airbnb.

By: Brad Greiner, CEO of Open Air Homes and OpenAiRE Brokerage

January 25, 2023

Are you thinking about attending Coachella 2023? Plan ahead by booking an unforgettable luxury Airbnb. From breathtaking desert getaways to midcentury modern estates, nearby Palm Springs is home to a variety of one-of-a-kind Airbnbs that’ll make your time at Coachella even more memorable. A great home base is essential for indulging in much-needed R&R before and after the festival madness. Skip the camping and opt for the VIP treatment — here are the best luxury Airbnbs for Coachella 2023!

What is Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2023?

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (also referred to as Coachella going forward) is an annual event that takes place in Indio, known as the “City of Festivals” in Southern California’s Coachella Valley desert region. It features an eclectic mix of music genres, including rock, indie, hip-hop, and electronic dance music, as well as art installations and interactive experiences. The star-studded festival is known for its high-profile headliners, as well as its diverse lineup of up-and-coming artists. Coachella takes place over two weekends, and is an immersive and unforgettable experience for music and art lovers alike.

View Coachella’s 2023 lineup here.
Palm Springs is a top destination for Coachella attendees due to its plentiful amenities and accommodations.

When is Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2023?

Coachella 2023 takes place from April 14-16 and April 21-23.

Where is Coachella?

The Coachella festival grounds are at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.

Where to stay for Coachella 2023

Palm Springs, California is located in close proximity to the festival grounds, making it an easy and convenient location to stay in. It offers a wide range of activities and amenities, including world-class dining, lively nightlife, and stunning outdoor recreation.

How far is Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2023 from Palm Springs, California?

The desert resort city of Palm Springs is 26 miles from the Coachella festival grounds and a quick 30-minute drive away. It’s a top choice for Coachella accommodations.

The Best Airbnbs for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2023

1. Best for design enthusiasts: On the Rocks

On the Rocks is a stunning luxury vacation rental, and the perfect Coachella Airbnb.

Recover from the Coachella heat in style at On The Rocks. Easily the epitome of notable Palm Springs architecture, On The Rocks has been carefully reimagined to create a private, exclusive resort experience reserved for the most discerning festival-goers.

Situated high in the hills of the historic and eclectic Mesa neighborhood, On The Rocks is an original Hugh Kaptur AIA design. It’s often noted as “one of the finest examples of modern hillside architecture in Palm Springs.” 

Home to a custom saline pool with two infinity edges, an integrated spa, and a tanning shelf. The outdoor living room features a bar area and a fire pit.

To book On The Rocks:

2. Best for indie lovers: Heaven or Palm Springs

Designed for music lovers, Heaven or Palm Springs is an ideal Coachella Airbnb.
Designed for music lovers, Heaven or Palm Springs is an ideal Coachella Airbnb.

Named after the Cocteau Twins’ widely-acclaimed sixth studio album, Heaven or Palm Springs is an artsy paradise that’s sure to inspire. From the extensive hand-selected vinyl collection to the high-fidelity record player, Heaven or Palm Springs is ideal for festival-goers seeking a desert getaway with warm weather and cool vibes. The backyard evokes the dreaminess of the desert with a covered picnic table, string lighting, and a relaxing hammock near the pool and spa. Eclectic art pieces, vintage-styled bedrooms, and a galley kitchen with subway tile are just some elements that lend this home its fresh energy and hip attitude. 

To book:

3. For those who take relaxing as seriously as Coachella itself: Sunsplash

The retro Sunsplash is perfectly-located Coachella Airbnb.
Unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life at Sunsplash.

Retro vibes and breathtaking mountain views abound at Sunsplash, an elegant and artful Airbnb that’s perfect for Coachella. Endlessly photogenic from any angle, guests will love the midcentury features and private outdoor seating for each bedroom. The large pool deck with a barbecue grill makes for incredible outdoor meals with friends amid lovely mountain vistas.

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5. For those with artist wristbands: Ocotillo 

The pinnacle of desert luxury, Ocotillo is a VIP Coachella Airbnb.
Experience indoor-outdoor living and Palm Springs luxury at its finest at Ocotillo.

With stunning details and incredible views at every turn, this dreamy slice of California is a true VIP getaway. Built in 2018, Ocotillo perfectly encapsulates Palm Springs’ signature low-key elegance. Guests are welcomed to the palatial open-plan common space upon entry, luxuriously appointed with designer furnishings, unique artwork, and top-of-the-line appliances and features. Warm, earthy desert tones harmonize with the Sonoran landscape, along with rich emerald hues for a pop of color.

Indoor/outdoor living is a hallmark of Californian luxury, providing the ability to spread out and enjoy the Golden State’s incredible weather and natural beauty. Grill and dine al fresco at the outdoor kitchen, or have drinks at the patio bar while the sun sets over the San Jacinto Mountains.

To book:

Design-Driven Luxury Vacation Rentals for Coachella 2023

Live like a VIP and make unforgettable memories with your friends in gorgeous Palm Springs, California. 

View all of Open Air Homes’ Palm Springs vacation rentals here.



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