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.
Take in fabulous views of the Coachella Valley from the hotel’s elevated position, sip a cocktail by the firepit and watch the twinkling lights in the valley
Access to world class golf courses and country clubs for guests of the resort
Indulge in a pampering treatment in one of the hotel spa’s 16 treatment rooms, many with views out to the mountains for inspiration and relaxation
Escape with the family for a weekend in the hills, the Ritz Kids weekend program will inspire and delight your little ones while you enjoy some down time of your own
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.
When to visit
Head to the lobby in the afternoon for complimentary candies to nibble on
Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage overlooks the picturesque Coachella Valley, and world-famous Palm Springs.
Full Day Private Hiking Tour of Joshua Tree National Park
Head into Joshua Tree National Park to meet your naturalist guide for an off-the-beaten-path guided hiking tour of this stunning natural area.
Indian Canyons Jeep Tour and Guide
Spend a morning with an expert guide to learn about the history, culture, legends and stories of the Cahuilla Indian people in Palm Springs. In Andreas Canyon, enjoy a 1-mile hike and visit the natural palm oasis at Palm Canyon and hidden water cave.
Joshua Tree National Park Jeep Tour
The whimsical Joshua Tree National Park sits at the convergence of the Colorado and Movaje Deserts. Rock climbers know JT as the best place to climb, and hikers seek out shady, desert fan palm oases. Visit Hidden Valley, Desert Queen Ranch and Keys View.
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Take the scenic cable car up the Chino Canyon to the cooler peaks of the San Jacinto Mountain Range. Admire beautiful views of Palm Springs below, walk the nature trails surrounded by towering palm trees and visit the natural history museum.
Private Afternoon Meditation Class
Lose yourself in a beautiful slice of tranquillity as you experience a one-on-one Hatha style yoga and/or meditation session.
Private Half-Day Hiking Tour at San Jacinto State Park
Embark on an epic private hiking tour in Mount San Jacinto State Park! After meeting your guide, you will ride the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to the top of the mountain for your private guided hike.
Private Picnic Lunch
Head to a tucked-away scenic locale, where a packed picnic basket accompanied by an elegant spread will be waiting for you.
San Andreas Fault Jeep Adventure
This awe-inspiring journey in a classic Big Red Jeep Scrambler (CJ-8's) takes you deep into the heart of the San Andreas Fault on a three hour adventure.