The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage
Palm Springs, California
With panoramic views, the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage is an elegant desert retreat nestled in the snow-capped Santa Rosa Mountains, and perfectly positioned for accessing post-modern Palm's Springs best shopping, dining, golf, art and desert adventures.
At a Glance
Spectacular views of Palm Springs from its hilltop position
Access to world class golf courses and country clubs for guests of the resort
Luxurious spa using ingredients from the Palm Springs region
Caters superbly to families, with a kids program for 5 - 12 year olds
Ideal base for exploring Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley
Head to the lobby in the afternoon for complimentary candies to nibble onAnna Bleasdale
Take one of the morning complimentary guided walks to work up an appetite for the extensive buffet breakfastAnna Bleasdale
We recommend one of the rooms with it’s own private fire pit, ideal for roasting marshmallows in the eveningAnna Bleasdale
The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage is a luxurious resort in Palm Springs, California, set on a hilltop enjoying superb views of the city, mountains and desert scenery. An ideal base for exploring all this area has to offer, from adventure activities and golf to shopping and fine dining.
There is an impressive spa with fifteen treatment rooms and treatments using locally sourced ingredients, ideal if you're in need of a bit of rest and relaxation. Facilities also include a swimming pool, fitness center and an extensive network of hiking trails right from the property. There's an impressive kids club, too - Ritz Kids caters to children aged 5 - 12 years old, with various activities including environmental projects, storytelling, animal meet-and-greets and a children's movie theater.
The rooms and suites are stylishly furnished, with crisp linens and the majority with private balconies and patios. All include WiFi internet, air conditioning and large flatscreen TVs in the bedroom. The en-suite bathrooms feature bathtubs and showers, plush bathrobes and a 19-inch HD television custom-built into the bathroom vanity unit.
You have plenty of dining options available to you in-resort, as well as a wealth of options in Palm Springs itself. The Air Pool Bar serves relaxed dishes poolside, as well as cocktails overlooking the pool. The State Fare Bar and Kitchen serves breakfast lunch and dinner, making the most of the abundant fresh produce found in California and with an open kitchen. There's a choice of dining options here including a cosy fireplace area and dining on the terrace overlooking the gardens and pools. The Edge Steakhouse offers superb views of the valley in a luxurious dining environment with a menu focussed on prime stead, seafood and fine wines. In-room dining is also available 24-hours.
There are 244 rooms and suites at the Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage, the smallest of which measures 450 sq ft (41 m²) and with views of the mountains, valley or resort and gardens. Some rooms feature two queen size beds and several accommodate a third or fourth person, ideal for families. Rooms on the Club Level enjoy access to the club lounge with snacks and beverages available throughout the day.
|The Ritz-Carlton Suite||
At 1,700 sq ft, The Ritz-Carlton Suite is the master suite, with panoramic views and separate living and dining rooms. The suite offers one and a half bathrooms, full entertainment system, dual vanity with large soaking tub and the opportunity to interconnect a Valley View Room to make an impressive two-bedroom suite.
|Terrace Firepit with King Bed||
These guest rooms offer 450 sq ft of space, and an over-sized outdoor terrace patio with fireplace. All rooms are located on the ground floor and have relaxing Adriondack chairs for star gazing.
Ritz Kids caters to children aged 5 - 12 years inclusive, and has its own headquarters. Designed to introduce young guests to the desert environment, there are various activities and games which incorporate learning with fun with themes such as water conservation, recycling and sustainable energy. Activities include art, storytelling, interactive fun, Living Desert education and animal meet-and-greets. There's also a children's movie theater here, too.
The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage has top-range facilities, making it the perfect place for families to escape and be well looked after. There is a children's pool as well as an adult pool, so couples can seek serenity away from the main area of the resort. The spa is also set back from the main building and is a haven for those wishing to relax and unwind in complete luxury.
There are three dining options, offering sumptuous American cuisine in a relaxed setting overlooking the desert landscape of Palm Springs. The Edge Steakhouse is perfect for those wanting something a little more upscale, whereas the State Fare Bar and Kitchen is perfect for families. During the day, the Air Pool Bar will keep you topped up with light bites, lunches, fresh smoothies and iced water.
You'll find a network of walking and hiking trails to suit all abilities (more than 20 miles worth), all on your doorstep here, with spectacular mountain vistas, waterfalls, and rocky gorges to explore. Nearby there are world-class golf courses, the Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and of course endless shopping and dining opportunities down in Palm Springs itself.
Location & Directions
Palm Springs, California
Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage overlooks the picturesque Coachella Valley, and world-famous Palm Springs.
When to go
Palm Springs weather is best in the winter. Summers can be extraordinarily hot, temperatures may easily climb above 100ºF/38ºC from mid-April through mid-October. As a green oasis, its easy to forget that Rancho Mirage is a desert resort. High season for the resort is during our winter months from November to March when weather is cooler. During the summer months it is hot in the desert but staying here then becomes incredibly good value and there are plenty of pools to cool down in after a day exploring. Guests visiting Palm Springs on a road-trip from Las Vegas to Los Angeles welcome a stop at beautiful the Ritz Carlton, and it makes the perfect base for exploring Joshua Tree National Park and for geological jeep-tours of the San Andreas Fault.