Desert Hot Springs is a beautiful and unique little city of spas, resorts and residential living nestled in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains and Joshua Tree National Park. With an approximate population of 19,000, it overlooks Palm Springs and the other Coachella Valley Desert Resort Cities. Desert Hot Springs is built over one of the world’s finest natural hot mineral water aquifers, so spas take advantage of the naturally occurring mineral waters that bubble and percolate to the surface. Desert Hot Springs also boasts pure and delicious, award-winning municipal drinking water, clean air, magnificent scenery and easy access to other areas of the Coachella Valley and Southern California. Good schools, shopping and dining as well as a wide ranges of activities are available to residents of this community, including hiking, golf, hot air ballooning and horseback riding, as well as museums, theater, casinos and concerts.