At just two hours from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is a desert escape to travel to. Encircled by mountains and with dry arid air that is known to keep people alive well after their useby date, Palm Springs is most famous for its celebrity mansions and stunning golf courses, Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin all made Palm Springs their home. It was however the awe-inspiring canyons that lie south of the city that initially lured celebrities out into the desert and it is the never-ending sunshine and unsettling beauty of this desert that keeps people coming back.
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells is a 45 acre desert hideaway located within exclusive Indian Wells, California. Nestled among 45 acres of lush gardens, this Resort & Spa provides the quintessential Palm Springs experience, offering a cool oasis in an iconic desert setting.
This stark-white low rise resort set around rocky lagoons and adjacent to the Golf Resort at Indian Wells, offers large rooms with a choice of immense views of the San Jacinto Mountains, expansive golf courses or lush lawns and lagoons. Situated within the resort’s lush gardens and manicured fairways, at the foothills of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains, even the standard rooms are large enough to incorporate separate living and sleeping areas plus an outdoor furnished living area. Exclusive and even larger villa accommodations offer the ultimate in privacy with up to 1,350 square feet of indoor living space. Designed to complement the resort’s rich desert setting, these Palm Springs Villas feature a marble entryway, elegant maple and mahogany furnishings, contemporary art, dramatic lighting and expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Warm and inviting, the living area is accentuated with a gas-fireplace, 42” flat screen TV, and a powerful surround-sound system (most villas) creating an ambiance ideal for entertaining. Oversize bathrooms feature marble, natural stone and polished quartz, and are furnished with a raised soaking tub for two. Luxurious interiors naturally flow to a well-appointed courtyard and garden, large enough for outdoor entertaining with private whirlpool spa or gas fire pit, elegant patio furniture, stainless steel barbeque and dramatic resort, golf or lagoon views. In these Villas you can entertain under the desert sun or simply indulge in a bath drawn for you by your personal butler.
There are seven pools on the property, including an adults-only pool and another with a waterslide, making this a fun property for families. A games room and a kids club ive children the chance to play while mom and dad enjoy the spa or fitness center. Despite its resort trappings, the Hyatt also caters to business travellers, who take advantage of the opportunity to play on adjacent golf courses, jog trails, or cruise on bike paths. As the sun sets you can enjoy a cocktail by the pool, followed by a candlelit dinner at Lantana’s, which serves all sorts of gourmet goodies from tender steaks to crispy pizzas.
Immerse yourself in the stunning California desert, complete with crisp blue skies and majestic mountains and providing the perfect backdrop to the oasis that is Hyatt Regency Indiana Wells. This desert sanctuary truly bestows medicine for your soul.
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells features in my 5 best desert hideaways in Southern California.
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