Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells | Discover Renaissance Hotels

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Nestled among the picturesque Santa Rosa mountains, our Indian Wells resort and spa is your gateway to the very best that California has to offer. From world-class cuisine in our acclaimed Sirocco Pizza Company and Cava restaurants to a plethora of championship standard golf and tennis facilities, you can do as much or as little as you want in this paradise. Our local Navigator Kate will help you discover the very best the area has to offer, or you can simply sit back, unwind and take in the majestic scenery that makes this one of the most spectacular —and desirable — locations on earth.

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC fragrance
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa Esmeralda
  • Indian Wells Golf Resort
  • Camp Oasis Kids Center
  • Outdoor Fire Pits
  • Waterfall
  • Mobile check-in
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Las Casuelas Nuevas

Las Casuelas Nuevas, located in one of the ubiquitous brightly colored haciendas along Highway 111, has provided Rancho Mirage with traditional Mexican home cooking since 1973. The founder Florencio Delgado (for whom an adjacent street is named) opened the original Las Casuelas location in 1958, using recipes handed down from his grandmother, a Mazatlan native. The current owners carry on this family tradition, featuring truly authentic Mexican cuisine such as carnitas a la chipotle alongside staple Tex-Mex fare. Their Sunday brunch is probably the best feature here, offering prime rib, salmon and vegetable dishes as well as traditional Mexican favorites complimented by live music. Margaritas are plentiful here as well, with five top shelf and six house specialty margarita creations available in a modest twelve ounce or a decadent twenty-seven ounce glass. If the weather permits, ask to be seated on the "best of the valley" award winning patio. 

Address

70050 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage, 92270

Opening hours

11am

Cactus Flower Shoe Salon

For footwear for every occasion, Cactus Flower Shoe Salon is your ultimate destination on El Paseo. From humble beginnings in 1977, this boutique is one of the most popular in the desert for their trendsetting shoes and handbags. Try on wedges, flats, sandals, boots and stilettos in fashionable yet comfortable styles and patterns. The owner, Velma Hagar-Otterman, prides herself on personalized services with exclusive fittings and assistance.

Address

73640 El Paseo, Palm Desert, 92260

Opening hours

9:30am

Fresh Agave

Fresh Agave boasts a full menu of Mexican favorites, but the real draw is the massive margaritas they offer. Whether you try the banana, mango, or strawberry flavor, you'll be impressed by the sheer size of the drink. The bar menu offers savory choices at a reasonable price, including nachos, taquitos, and a quesadilla. Turn dinner into a celebration at this lively bar and restaurant. 

Address

73325 Highway 111, Palm Desert, 92260

Opening hours

11am

Si Bon

A charming neighborhood bistro that will take your taste buds on a culinary adventure. Best known for their mussels that are prepared in five different ways, visiting Si Bon is a must for foodies while in the town.

Address

40101 Monterey Avenue, Rancho Mirage, 92270

Benjamin Perderreau French Apparel

Benjamin Perdereau located in downtown Palm Springs styles you right into vacation mood with their handpicked clothing and accessories from Saint Tropez, France. What makes this boutique unique is that all the individual garments can be paired with other pieces for the color palette.

Address

184 North Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, 92262

Draughtsman

Explore this modern and stylish gastropub. This place is a must. Built and owned by the same group that created the Arrive Hotel - located next door - this bar has an atmosphere unlike any other in the area. Roll-up doors make up their walls exposing the bar to the elements on sunny days.

Address

1501 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 92262

Opening hours

M-Th 11a-11p F 11a-late Sa 9:30a-late Su 9:30a-11p

Meetings at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells

With R.E.N. Meetings your every need is taken care of. Our Meeting Experts assist in every detail of your function - from sourcing local beverages and food, to organizing live events to entertain your guests. The possibilities are endless.

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