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    Mud Baths and Massage at Two Bunch Palms

    by keida84 Updated Feb 6, 2005

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    At Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs, California there is a legend. The legend has it that this was Al Capone's desert hide-away.

    Now it is a 5 star Spa and resort replete with natural hot springs and thermal mud baths.

    Now who would have thought that sitting in hot mud in the middle of the summer months would feel good? Make sure you wear an OLD bathing suit or better yet, wear nothing but a smile. When you first dip you r foot into that nasty looking pile of sludge you might think to yourself, "I'm paying for this?!?!?!" But then you settle in and feel the heat penetrate down to every cell in your body. The tension melts away. Aaaaaaah.

    They ply you with lots water while immersed in the mud and keep cool cloths on your forehead so you don't overheat, then you get out and shower (make sure you wash behind your ears because there will be mud in every nook and cranny). The attendant will then take you to a patio room (it's private) and she will wrap you in a cool, wet sheet and you lie on a massage table warmed by the sun, when you have sun-dried it is off to the massage hut for a body and mind bending massage.

    I am telling you after that treatment there is NO tension left in your body. There is no tension left to keep you upright, I went back to the villa (The Villa!!!) and slept. ZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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Desert Hot Springs Hotels

  • Living Waters Spa

    A lovingly restored 1950s motel. Gives you the feeling of being in another place at another time... ...

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  • Sagewater Spa

    12689 Eliseo Road, Desert Hot Springs, California, 92240, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hacienda Hot Springs Inn

    12885 Eliseo Road, Desert Hot Springs, California, 92240, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Spring Resort & Spa

    12699 Reposo Way, Desert Hot Springs, California, 92240, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • El Morocco Inn & Spa

    66810 4th Street, Desert Hot Springs, California, 92240, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Highland Spring Waters

    68187 Club Circle Drive, Desert Hot Springs, California, 92240, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Lido Palms

    The Lido Palms is one of the handful of really nice - retro swank motels that have been refurbished...

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  • Nurturing Nest Mineral Hot Springs...

    11149 Sunset Avenue, Desert Hot Springs, California, 92240, United States

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Two Bunch Palms Resort And Spa

    This hotel and Spa was built by Al Capone in the 1920's It is in the middle of the desert near Palm...

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    Palm Springs best panoramic view

    by icunme Written Jan 19, 2006

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    Most scenic panoramic view of entire Palm Springs Valley from northern-most Desert Hot Springs - great natural hot springs which give the city its name - best budget value for golf at Mission Lakes - Al Capone's hidaway is there at the unmarked Two Bunch Palms - Cabot's Indian Pueblo and charming story of the desert pioneer. New huge Indian Casinos nearby with slots, shows, all casino gambling. Annual Festivals includ Indian - Film - Date Farm - Art festivals regularly. Best value can be found in a rented condo at Mission Lakes as alternative to expensive Palm Springs hotels. Located just 15 min from Palm Springs airport and central Palm Drive.

    Mission Lakes View Snow caps embrace Palm Springs Italian tile island kitchen Even desert dudes love their big screen TV All this and desert, too........... Nestled in the Nortern Palm Springs Mountains
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    Easter Egg Hunt in Snow of San Jacinto...

    by icunme Written Jan 28, 2006

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    Favorite thing: Taking a tan at poolside in winter - looking up at snow-capped mountains.

    Fondest memory: Fond memories linger of Easter Egg hunts each Easter holiday up at the tram summit of the San Jacinto mountains.

    San Jacinto mountains winding pool at Mission Lakes condo pool/jacuzzi at Mission Lakes
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    Energy Vortex?

    by keida84 Updated Feb 7, 2005

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    Favorite thing: I truly enjoy going to Desert Hot Springs in the middle of summer. The heat does not bother me and I actually find it therapeutic.

    Now a writer by the name of Roger Sunpath raises a question...Is the region of Desert Hot Springs an energy vortex?

    A vortex is a depression at the center of a whirling mass of air or water which draws things down and in.

    Earth energy vortexes are either "positive" or "negative". Evidently, these are spots where the Earth's energies "sun, wind, geological fault lines, geothermal, and alignment of mountain tops" all unite. thus creating "power points".

    Read further at: http://www.deserthotsprings.com/vortex1.htm

    Fondest memory: Whether or not Desert Hot Springs is an energy vortex is anyone's guess. Roger Sunpath seems to think so.

    All I know is that when I come back from Two Bunch Palms, I have not an ounce of tension in my body.

    Underground geothermal water
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