See the best of the Greater Palm Springs region on this private shopping and gallery tour for up to nine people, with optional lunch. This elite tour will grant you special access to the area’s best galleries and shops. Visit exclusive galleries and top-notch boutiques as you enjoy the preferential treatment as a guest of Richard Almada, a leader of the local arts scene. Your informative guide will supply local intel and introduce you to who’s who of the Coachella Valley’s thriving arts and shopping scene.
Your art and shopping tour kicks off with VIP pickup at your hotel, so you can cruise the California desert in style. Meet your guide, who will provide informative narration throughout the day as you shop and explore the dynamic desert landscape.
Stroll the magnificent El Paseo promenade in Palm Desert, the Coachella Valley’s rendition of Rodeo Drive. Venture through the varied boutiques and galleries, where you’ll discover hidden gems and enjoy preferential treatment because this tour was designed by Richard Almada, a businessman who has lived in Palm Springs for decades and has an intimate knowledge of the local arts scene. Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts. Browse the captivating art installations on the promenade and fine pieces in the galleries.
Next, discover the Greater Palm Springs area’s buzzing gallery scene as your guide whisks you to some of the best fine art galleries in the desert. Learn the spectrum of the region’s art offerings, from traditional to modern to cutting-edge contemporary. Nibble on tasty snacks and sips of wine at the galleries. Meet gallery owners and the artists behind these inspirational and unique pieces, and enjoy a champagne welcome reception at one gallery.
If you choose to include lunch on your tour, you’ll be driven to Cuistot, one
of the region’s most exclusive dining venues. Indulge
your taste buds with an elegant lunch. Enjoy a leisurely meal of dishes
featuring local ingredients as you and your family or friends discuss
your favorite shops and pieces from El Paseo. After lunch, you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel.