Dress Code

A resort casual policy with regard to daytime meeting dress codes includes the following:

  • Men - slacks, open neck, banded collar or polo shirts, sweaters, walking shorts, no ties/jackets.
  • Women - slacks, skirts, blouses, sweaters, walking shorts, open neck banded collar or polo shirts.

Dress code for Thursday evening is resort casual attire which does not require a sports jackets or suits for men. Ladies may want to wear a light sweater or jacket in case the pool area is a little cool.

Dress for the Saturday evening will be “gangster” attire and/or cocktail attire for the ladies and coat (tie optional) for the men.

CHECKOUT TIME is 3:00 p.m. ; CHECK-IN TIME is 12:00 Noon .

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Wired-for-Business
For a set daily rate of $9.95, you get, in your guest room: high-speed Internet access; unlimited local phone calls; unlimited long distance calls (within the US).

CREDIT CARDS — The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. Personal checks accepted with two forms of identification.

CONCIERGE DESK — located in the Main Lobby.

ROOMS — These include 450 rooms including 22 suites, all reflecting early California mission-style décor. Comfortable, custom-designed furnishings are conducive to relaxation or attending to the work at hand. Guest room amenities include high-speed Internet access, voice mail and phone data ports, cable/satellite TV, in-room movies, complimentary newspaper delivery (weekdays only) and in-room coffee.

SERVICES — Babysitting Service, Business Center , Safe Deposit Service

RESORT SHOPPING — Bookstore, Drugstore, Florist, Gift/newsstand.

SPA— 20,000 Sq. Ft. ; 20 Body Treatment Rooms; Outdoor Sanctuary Pool with Underwater Music; Separate Men's and Women's locker rooms, steam rooms, saunas and whirlpools. Separate upstairs men's and women's relaxation lounges with outdoor lounge areas.

SPA FITNESS CENTER— Daily Membership ($25) includes: use of Spa facilities, personal locker, whirlpool, sauna, steamroom, relaxation lounges, outdoor heated sanctuary pool, terry robe and slippers, Kerstin Florian Body & Skin Care products, and state-of-the-art fitness center.

Daily Fitness Membership ($5) Includes: Unlimited use of the Fitness Center, free weights, Startrac steppers, Elliptical walkers, treadmills, stationary and recumbent bicycles, Cybex fitness equipment, and television and VCR use with cardiovascular equipment. (Please arrive dressed for your workout. Shower and locker room facilities available only with purchase of the Daily Spa Membership.)

POOL — Tortuga Island : Take an exciting ride down our 100-foot waterslide, relax in a hydrotherapy pool, or simply enjoy the sparkling 6,000 sq.-foot swimming pool. Invited children will never tire of water pop-up jets, sprinkling clay turtles and a play area just for them.

Rancho Las Palmas CC— Take your best shot at our Ted Robinson-designed 27-hole course. The 27 holes feature secluded sand traps, rolling terrain, palm lined fairways, with magnificent mountain views. Tee times, lessons, clinics, the latest fashions, accessories and equipment are all available by calling our Golf Pro Shop, rated one of America's Top 100.

TENNIS— 25-court center featuring 22 hard courts, three clay courts and a beautiful center court. Eight of the hard courts are lit for evening play.

THE RIVER— More than simply a shopping and entertainment center. The River provides a park-like waterfront with an entertainment amphitheater, live music, fountains, shopping and fabulous restaurants.

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Driving Instructions from Palm Springs Airport : Turn left out of airport onto El Cielo, left at Ramon Road . Turn right at Bob Hope Drive. Resort is 5 miles on left. Total distance 12 miles.

Airport Shuttle. (approximately $24)
At Your Service 760-343-0666
Desert Valley Shuttle 760-251-4020

Rental Car. (call for rates)
Alamo 800-327-9633
Avis 760-778-6300
Budget 760-327-1404
Enterprise 800-325-8007
Hertz 760-778-5100
Thrifty 800-367-2277

Taxi Service (flag drop $2.75; per mile $2.16; per hour $35.00)
Ace Taxi 760-321-6008
Airport Taxi 760-568-1970
Classicab 760-322-3111
Mirage Taxi 760-322-2008
Suntaxi 760-340-3071

Visit
www.desertguide.com
www.palmspringsusa.com
www.palmsprings.com
www.palmspringsresorts.com
www.desertresorts.com
www.rancholaspalmas.com

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Hotel Restaurants and Lounges

Pablo's Restaurant & Tapas Bar: Dine indoors or al fresco on our spacious terrace, and enjoy cocktails and the warmth of friends around the inviting Kiva fireplace. Breakfast includes a host of American favorites and a buffet. Plus a sumptuous Mediterranean-style Sunday brunch. Lunch and dinner feature a selection of Spanish-style specialties. Late afternoons and evenings made-to-order tapas is the order of the day.

Casa Lounge: Unwind with cocktails and quiet conversation. Watch sports on the big screen TV. And enjoy live entertainment Tuesday through Saturday. Tapas and desserts are available.

Fresca's Spa Creations and Espresso Bar: Sample freshly baked breakfast breads, fresh fruits and juices, rejuvenating frozen drinks, all-day java selections, plus colorful salads and innovative spa cuisine. All in a lovely spot overlooking the plaza and the secluded Las Palmas pool.

Tortuga Island Bar & Grille
: Part of the resort's spectacular Tortuga Island swimming and recreation complex, overlooking the 5th fairway, this sunny spot is ideal for reconnecting with family and friends while diving into juicy burgers and cool tropical drinks.

Guest Suite Dining is available 24 hours .

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Local Restaurants (760 area code)

The River:
Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewery - 346-8738
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse - 776-6685
Maki Maki California Japanese Cuisine - 773-2800
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro - 776-4912
Piero's Acqua Pazza - 862-9800
The Cheesecake Factory - 404-1400
Yard House - 779-1415

Don Diego’s of Indian Wells
Mexican 340-5588

Grand View Grill
American 346-4653

Hamiltons
Mediterranean 340-4499

La Casuelas
Mexican 325-3213

Lee St. Germain
Mediterranean 773-6511

Loren
Californian 346-6466

Palomino Euro Bistro
European 773-9091

Ristorante Brissago
Italian 345-6466

Santa Rosa Grille
Californian 341-1000

The Nest Restaurant
European 346-2314