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Golf Vacations in Palm Desert, California
- You can enjoy the beauty of Palm Desert on your next golf vacation.Ryan McVay/Valueline/Getty Images
Golfers from all over the world visit Palm Desert, California, to take the challenge of world-class golf courses that are located in the midst of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Several luxury resorts in the area cater to everyone from the rich and famous to the average golf fan with the means to enjoy the benefits of a golf vacation in the location.
Desert Springs Marriott Resort and Spa
- Desert Springs Marriott Resort and Spa caters to golfers and and fans that would rather swing a racquet than a club. The luxury resort is the home of Ted Robinson's signature professional golf course, which is dotted with a number of scenic lakes that make for challenging water hazards. The resort has also been named as one of the "10 Greatest U.S. Tennis Resorts" by Tennis Magazine. Guests enjoy accommodations that are outfitted with designer furniture, high-end linens, spacious bath suites and balconies overlooking the desert and mountains of the area. An on-site gourmet restaurant and European-style day spa are also available for guests to utilize. The resort offers vacation packages that include use of the golf and tennis facilities combined with accommodations.
Indian Wells Resort Hotel
- Indian Wells Resort Hotel is known to be a favorite vacation spot for stars such as Clint Eastwood and Jack Nicholson. The resort is steeped in Hollywood tradition, as it was first opened by Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball in 1957. The 18-hole Indian Wells Country Club course is long and challenging and is designed to be the center point around which the rest of the resort is built. For example, the resort's swimming pool and spa overlook the 11th hole of the course. Golfers who are also tennis fans can take advantage of the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Accommodations and access to the golf, day spa and tennis facilities at this resort can be purchased together as a vacation package.
Miramonte Resort & Spa
- Conde Nast Traveler consistently ranks Miramonte Resort & Spa as one of the "Top 10 Resort Spas in North America." The resort is set on an 11-acre parcel of land surrounded by olive trees and various types of citrus trees. The atmosphere of the property is meant to make guests feel as though they are in the Mediterranean. The resort offers vacation packages that include access to its award-winning spa, tennis courts and access to the Indian Wells Country Club or Desert Willow Golf Resort, which is the home of the notorious Firecliff course, which measures 7,056 yards and winds through the desert.