Southern California’s Property Management Experts

The Coachella Valley's Fastest Growing Vacation Rental Company

Founded in 2014, California Vacation Villas quickly expanded to twenty units in under a year. Now, with over 60 units, we’re the fastest growing vacation rental management company in the Coachella Valley. We use a lifetime of vacation rental and real estate experience to ensure that each property and every guest gets the value they deserve. Owned and managed by wife and husband, Jelena and Quinn Tamm, we care about quality relationships with our vacation rental guests and property owners.


Our Mission

At California Vacation Villas, our mission is to provide our guests a comfortable and consistent vacation experience while maintaining the assets of our owner partners and ensuring superior revenue from their investment.  To help accomplish these goals, we employ the latest industry technology and rigorously follow our established standards for cleanliness, maintenance and security in all of our vacation rentals (or villas).  


Flexible Property Management Models

We work with owners to create a partnership that works for them. Through four distinct leasing and management models, we work to meet the needs of every vacation home owner. 


  • Fixed Payment Leasing
  • Commission-based Payment Leasing

SoCal Knowledge & Special People

Our people are what makes our company special. Both our owners and staff have lived and vacationed in Southern California for decades. With an abundance of local knowledge, our team can help you find the right property and get you all the information and suggestions you need for an enjoyable, relaxing stay. From golf to hikes to tennis to where to take the kids, we have done it all across Southern California and look forward to helping you on your next vacation.

Quinn Tamm

Quinn brings a lifetime of vacation rental experience and passion for travel to California Vacation Villas. Growing up in the vacation rental business, Quinn helped his parents manage their Ocean City, New Jersey, vacation home during his childhood. Quinn’s own travels have included stays in private vacation rentals around the world. From Paris to Whistler to Chile and Key West, his travel experiences have helped shape the growth of California Vacation Villas.


Quinn has owned and vacationed in rental properties throughout Southern California since 2001. He spent seven years with Wells Fargo’s Private Mortgage Banking® group from 2002-2009 in Palm Desert, CA; New York, NY and Newport Beach, CA. During his tenure with Wells Fargo, he closed over $375mil in residential mortgage, home equity, and construction financing. After leaving Wells Fargo, Quinn founded Ternion Real Estate, a licensed California real estate brokerage, in 2010.


While running Ternion Real Estate, Quinn and Jelena saw a niche between expensive property managers and the struggles of owner-operators. After years of self-management of their own vacation rental in La Quinta, California, Quinn and Jelena founded California Vacation Villas at the beginning of 2014.


Quinn is a licensed California real estate broker (CA BRE# 01877277) and mortgage loan originator (NMLS# 321772). He graduated from Brown University with a BA in Economics in 2002. Quinn is an avid golfer and a member of the Palms Golf Club (La Quinta). He currently splits time between Newport Beach and La Quinta with Jelena and their two daughters.

Jelena Tamm

Jelena grew up vacationing in the beach resorts of Eastern Europe. From family vacations as a child in Croatia and Montenegro to organizing her own family trips in Southern California as an adult, Jelena understands a diverse range of travelers and their unique needs. A resident of Southern California since 1998, Jelena has lived full-time in both the Coachella Valley and Orange County.  


Jelena handles California Vacation Villas behind the scenes work. She serves as the homeowners’ primary contact, handles payment processing and security deposit refunds and schedules housekeeping services. Jelena brings eleven years of residential real estate and finance experience to California Vacation Villas having spent the majority of this time with Wells Fargo’s Private Mortgage Banking® group in Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and Newport Beach. Jelena is a licensed California real estate salesperson (CA BRE# 01501044) and mortgage loan originator (NMLS# 455240).  


She has a BA in Business from California State University- Fullerton (2003). When not chasing after the family’s two girls, Jelena enjoys a variety of fitness activities including Zumba® and yoga.