Desert Chic in Southern California

A glimpse of The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage.

Decor elements, such as rich wood accents and dramatic limestone flooring, pay tribute to the Palm Spring’s desert setting in the newly-revealed Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage.

The most highly-anticipated resort openings in California aims to redefine the standard for luxury hospitality in the desert resort city in Riverside County, within the Coachella Valley. The Rancho Mirage is located on a bluff overlooking the Coachella Valley and Palm Springs.

The luxury resort is perched on a 650-foot bluff offering sweeping vistas and is enveloped by the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountain ranges overlooking the Coachella Valley. The Ritz- Carlton, Rancho Mirage has been designed in homage to Southern California’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

Panoramic views from a serene hilltop location, a pristine indigenous landscape, integrated water features, and brilliant fire and light attractions complement the resort’s 244 spacious guest rooms. Nearly all feature large patios and terraces, some with their own fire pits and views of the dramatic mountain ranges.

The 25,000-square-foot Ritz-Carlton Spa, Rancho Mirage lies at the heart of the resort’s free- standing, two-story spa lifestyle complex. The contemporary indoor/outdoor retreat features 15 treatment rooms, a complete Fitness Center, movement studios, private whirlpools, rain and Vichy showers, eucalyptus-infused steam and sauna facilities, an outdoor meditation mesa, and an outdoor co-ed whirlpool with waterfall and mountain views.

An extensive selection of indoor and outdoor indulgences is available, highlighted by the use of innovative and exclusive skin care technologies, facials, massage, body treatments and the signature Hammock Massage and black diamond dust Rat Pack Facial for gentlemen, both debuting this summer.

Additional resort amenities include three swimming pools, a comprehensive Ritz Kids program and multi-room Ritz Kids center with its own children’s movie theatre, 16,000 square-feet of contemporary indoor meeting space, and 15,000 square-feet of outdoor event space incorporating two lush, cliff-side lawns.

Biking, golf, hiking, horseback riding, swimming, and tennis in the nearby desert and mountain areas are major forms of recreation in the valley.

For golf enthusiasts, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage has secured guest access to premier courses and clubs in the Valley, while nearby tennis, hiking on 20 miles of mountain trails, and luxury shopping and cultural experiences also may be enjoyed within minutes of the luxurious new retreat.