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Starting at $300 per room per night
257, South Patencio Road, Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, 92262, United States
Accommodations & Breakfast
Starting at $550 per room per night
Crafted after a Mediterranean-style pensione, Korakia blends the silhouette of Tangier with a whisper of the Mediterranean. Begin the day with a full-cooked breakfast in the Moroccan courtyard. Soothe your soul poolside, seek healing through yoga or pamper yourself with spa offerings. Curl up with a vintage book from the library lounge. Join a game of bocce ball or explore downtown Palm Springs on one of the bicycles. Relax and refresh with the Moroccan tea service each afternoon. Lanterns and fire-pits flicker, illuminating the heated pools at night.
Unique Features: Refresh each afternoon and indulge your senses with our Moroccan Tea time. Enjoy the traditional service that signifies hospitality and friendship in the Moroccan Culture. Each evening Korakia transforms into the magical character it is with the ritual of lighting the property. The staff lights hundreds of candles and lanterns every night. The flames flickering through the evening place a magical note to the end of a blissful day.
Accommodations: Guests can choose between The Mediterranean Villa, The Moroccan Villa, Adobe Room, Artist Studio, Atlas Room, or the Bedouin Suite which has a Queen-size built-in platform bed and a large indoor/outdoor stone tub with a rain shower. The suite features a full kitchen with breakfast bar, a spacious sitting area with a wood burning fireplace. The private patio offers dramatic views of the San Jacinto Mountains.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Moroccan Villa. Built in 1924, The Moroccan villa, originally named Dar Marroc, was the former hideaway of Scottish painter Gordon Coutts. Dar Marroc quickly became a gathering place for musicians, visiting artists such as John Lavery, Agnes Pelton, Nicolai Fenshin and Grant Wood and celebrities such as Rudolph Valentino and Errol Flynn. It is rumored that even Winston Churchill has painted in the villa’s Artist Studio.
Dining: Begin the day with a home cooked breakfast in the beautiful Moroccan front courtyard. Enjoy a selection of choices to fit your cravings while sipping on the daily ground brewed coffee. If you like to sleep in, your breakfast will be delivered to your room. Want to stay in and soak in more sun and serenity of Korakia? Ask for the poolside lunch menu and relax on your pool chair. They are happy to set up your lunch in your room, your private courtyard, so you don’t miss a moment of the relaxing time you deserve.
Activities: Take a ride through the neighborhood on one of the stylish cruiser bikes. The bicycles are for guests to use throughout their stay. The bikes are accompanied with baskets for shopping convenience. Enjoy a swim in one of the two heated salt water pools with views of the San Jacinto Mountains. The picturesque Moroccan pool is nestled in the courtyard of the Moroccan villa with beautiful architecture. The pool is beautifully designed with a stone infinity edge and surrounded by fire pits.
Spa & Fitness: Heal the mind, body and spirit with a massage treatment from the professional therapists. Take in the experience in the indoor/outdoor spa lodge or opt for an in-room session. Greet the day with Sun Salutations on Sunday mornings. Surrender into the bliss of your breath. Dive deep waiting as you stir your subconscious into full awareness of the beauty of the day. Centering, calming, and illuminating, each class is adapted to the energy and experience for all guests.
Location: Located in the heart of Palm Springs, Korakia is just a few short blocks from Palm Canyon Drive and within walking distance to the finest shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Palm Springs is known for its hot springs, stylish hotels, golf courses and spas. It’s also noted for its many fine examples of midcentury-modern architecture. Its core shopping district along Palm Canyon Drive features vintage boutiques, interior design shops and restaurants.
Closest Airport: The hotel is approximately 2 hours by car from Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, and just ten minutes from Palm Springs International Airport.
Children’s Programs: No. Guest must be over 13 years old.
Pet Friendly: No, unfortunately pets are not allowed.
Weddings: Yes. Korakia offers an intimate and dramatic setting for your destination wedding. Imagine an outdoor wedding amidst candle lit walkways, jasmine scented air, and stunning views of the San Jacinto Mountains. Come and see why Korakia is a favorite subject for art and fashion photographers. With outdoor event space for up to 130 people, Korakia can host your special day from start to finish.
Meetings: Yes. Whether you need to host an executive retreat, a corporate think-tank getaway, or a reunion with good friends, Korakia is an inspirational location for small gatherings. They have indoor meeting space for up to 30 people conference-style, in addition to ample outdoor event space for up to 130 guests. They can assist you with planning itineraries, excursions and entertainment.
Extra Info: J. Carol Naish, an early silent-screen star and neighbor to Coutts, owned the 1930s Mediterranean villa. The Naish property blends the charm of Southern Europe with North African accents throughout its structure. The main house boasts an impossibly romantic master suite, high wood beam ceilings, an indoor/outdoor bathroom and a massive fireplace.