Retire in Palm Desert, CA

Livability Score
40
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
49953
Median Househould Income
52053
Median Age
50.8
65 Years and Over
15824
Median Home Value
299500
Unemployed
2371
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Alps Village

This place opened up recently after closing for part of the summer, glad they opened up again! Really missed this place. Went here for lunch today with...

2. El Paseo Grill

This place amazing! The ambience is very casual so you can relax... The food is delicious fresh and made to order

3. The Real Italian Deli

Finally, a true, NYC-style deli in the desert! You don't even know how long I have been Jonesing for an authentic, Italian Torpedo Roll...and it's finally...

4. MasterFish Grill

Service: Fantastic Food: Excellent Atmosphere: Very cool Highly recommend!

5. Billy Q's

On our round trip through the western USA we spent the night in Desert Springs. Due to the Yelp feedback we turned our back on the steak house next to our...

Golf
1. Indian Wells Golf Resort

Top notch from the check in to the Marshell on the course. Course was o. Great shape and a true joy to play. Would play it more if I lived closer.

2. PGA West Golf Academy

Great course!!!! Very hard, but very fun. 5th hardest in the world, so I was a little hesitant to play it, because I had not played in 2 months, but If you...

3. Palm Valley Country Club

This is the best country club in the Desert! 24-hr guard security kiosk. It is very upscale, beautiful and has everything conveniently located and very...

4. PGA WEST Greg Norman Course

This golf course is beautiful. My daughter played here on a 2-day PGA Junior Golf Tournament last June and she placed 2nd Place.

5. SilverRock Golf Resort

Awesome course, every hole different, water and sand, plus mountain goats. Really. Played it for first time. Spectacular scenery. The par 5s go back and...

Active
1. California Overland Desert Excursions

Our guide Charlie was the best. He loves Borrego Springs and loves sharing it with others. We have been going to Borrego Springs for many years but Charlie...

2. Bikeman

Was referred to Kevin by Mike at Kinetix. What a knowledgeable and genuine man Kevin is. I had a bike fitting session with him and he was amazing with his...

3. Civic Center Park

Palm Desert's Civic Center Park. A park for all people. This is my first visit to this wonderful park. What can I say, it's a park! But so much...

4. Desert CrossFit

Late 2014 I decided to make a change in my life and was tired of the same old crap of globo gym. Started trying CrossFit gyms in the desert. When I walked...

5. Big Wheel Tours

Yesterday we took the Joshua Tree National Park tour with Big Wheel Tours. Our driver/guide was George Raymond. He picked us up at our resort; we were very...

Arts
1. Temecula Black Car

We booked a private lunch tour for our anniversary and had such a wonderful time! Sergio was our driver, and kept us on track and entertained all day! The...

2. Hedge

Charles and Thomas are great, they have an amazing eye for great pieces and cool artwork. We've bought some amazing pieces here and continue to stop in...

3. Palm Springs Air Museum

Came here today with my mom,my dad and my son My son and dad are air plane fanatics so by seeing them I had even more enjoyable experience. We enjoyed...

4. Sunnylands Center & Gardens

It's beautiful place, so well taken care of. And you can just roam around! The landscape and meticulous care will leave you in awe. Parking is ample and the...

5. Coachella

Review #250! Coachella, Brochella, Dustchella, Swolechella, Coachillin. Just some of the names used for Coachella. This year was my first year and (maybe)...

Shopping
1. Desert Vapors

First time going to this place as I live in Beaumont and work out in palm desert. Showed up right before closing and typically you get that "ah shit here we...

2. El Paseo Jewelers

Great place to sell all of your exes jewelry! They pay top dollar for gold and platinum pieces you don't need anymore. I had a few pieces of gold and even...

3. Albertsons

Byron in the deli is thee bomb!!! We come out a few times a year and he makes me happy with his positive ray of sunshine attitude Everyone that works here...

4. kate spade new york

My Favorite Shop to Window Shop! Their Merchandising Team Is UNBELIEVABLE!! The Visuals Are Bar NONE! I have only bought socks here, which I love, I really...

5. Gucci

5 stars for being so dog friendly and having the ice water on deck! I decided on a white Guccissima Boston bag and a Black canvas backpack. I was looking...

Health
1. Desert Serenity Float

I first heard that floating was a 'thing' when talking to my Indianapolis friend over the weekend. She has done this a couple of times and it sounded...

2. All About Massage

One of the best deep tissue massages ever had...Right up to Burke Willams Spas standards .....clean and classy...

3. Nazemi Chiropractic Corp

Dr. Stephanie Nazemi adjusted me today. I am a dentist so I have a lot of neck and back pain. I been to two different chiropractic offices in the past and...

4. Desert Pearl Dentistry

What can I say this doctor change the way I looked at dentist!!! I am such a scary cat when it comes to doctors specially dentist. But my experience at Dr....

5. Tai Chi Reflexology

After having made an appointment with another place for foot massages and having it turn out to be a questionable establishment that we walked out of...