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​The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa is centrally located in the heart of the valley, between Palm Desert and La Quinta within the prestigious desert community of Indian Wellsand is nestled at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Adjacent to the Indian Wells Golf Resort, The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa is located off Highway 111 and 13 miles from Palm Springs, 16 miles from the Palm Springs Airport and an approximate two-hour drive east of Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.

​The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, a brand of the Marriott International, Inc., is a distinctive desert resort with a nod to the hotel’s storied legacy and star-studded history,which is incorporated into the property’s intriguing new look. An early home to Hollywood icons from Bob Hope to the Rat Pack, the resort is a favorite among new and up-and-coming generations of icons. The hotel’s unexpected design, paired with its entertaining evening rituals at The Place Lobby Bar and engaging staff “Navigators,” embodies the spirit of Renaissance Hotels. Guests can experience a sense of adventure through recreational activities ranging from high-energy to relaxing with options such as the intimate, full-service Spa Esmeralda; a state-of-the-art fitness center; tennis courts; two 18-hole championship style golf courses; bike rentals; and more.

Upon entering the resort, guests are immediately welcomed by a fresh infusion of light, with dozens of new pendant lights. The grand staircase and indoor fountain have been refreshed, and the renewed lobby setting provides added communal dining and workspaces – many with beautiful views of the surrounding landscape.


The Renaissance Esmeralda features spacious and beautifully appointed rooms and suites designed to complement distinction with comfort and convenience.Guests enjoy a selection of 560 rooms, including 103 suites, such as the presidential, governor, ambassador, executive and studio suites, ranging from 420 to 2,879 square feetall with balconies and breathtaking views of the mountains, pool or golf course.


Each room features a host of luxurious amenities including:

• Lush terry cloth robes

• 300-thread count sheets

• Hairdryer

• Double sinks set in a marble vanity

• Spacious closet

• Temperature monitoring system

• LCD televisions

• Three phones

• In-room safe

• Clock radio

• Keurig coffee makers, offering coffee and tea


• B&F On Demand with a complete menu of breakfast and dinner options

• Complimentary morning wakeup call

• Evening turndown

• In-house laundry

• Dry cleaning facilities


Indian Wells Golf Resort is one of the few properties to have two courses ranked in the Top 25 "Best Municipal Courses in the United States" by Golfweek Magazine. The Celebrity Course & Players Course AKA "Beauty and the Beast" have hosted Golf Channel's Big Break and the PGA's Skins Game. Renaissance Esmeralda is surrounded by two 18-hole championship golf courses. Discounts are available to resort guests through the purchase of golf packages. Tee times may be reserved through the Golf Resort directly. The “Shots in the Night” experience at Indian Wells Golf Resort opens ahalf-hour after Sunset Thursday through Saturday nights.


The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa boasts activities for every member of the family, from adventure seekers to those seeking a relaxed environment. Sample activities available to guests include:

• Swimming in the largest pool in the desert

• Sandy beach

• Fitness center with state-of-the-art facilities, including Peloton bikes

• Golf and tennis facilities

• Private poolside cabanas

​Nearby Area Activities Include

• The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens

• Canyon Jeep tours

• Hiking, biking, running trails

• Mountain biking in the beautiful Santa Rosa Mountains

• Hot air balloon overlooking the magnificent desert

• Joshua Tree National Park


Resort dining offers on-site restaurants that feature fresh and locally grown ingredients with seasonal menus.

CAVA on the terrace level is adjacent to the swimming pools with a view of the Santa Rosa Mountains. CAVA provides guests with local flare options for breakfast with seating outdoors.

Located in the resort atrium, The Place Lobby Bar offers specialty beverages and light bites. In the heart of the resort, The Place provides guests with the perfect setting to end a warm desert night or to enjoy an evening cocktail and dessert.

Café Biscotti is the resort’s coffee bar serving Royal Cup coffee, delicious pastries and breakfast sandwiches, as well as grab and go items such as wraps and light lunch items. The café is in the lobby next to Spa Esmeralda.

The resort’s H20 Pool Bar serves cocktails ranging from local indigenous drinks such as Michelada to festive Mai Tais as well as light fare. One of the signature drinks is a frozen Arnold Palmer, perfect for cooling down in the desert.


Committed to providing the entire family with entertainment, Camp Esmeraldafeatures an expanded children's program. Led by skilled and creative counselors, the program offers dynamic activities including arts and crafts, ceramic painting, slime making, canvas coloring, sand bottle making, coloring and more.


Spa Esmeralda, located on the lobby level, is a 13,000-square-foot full-service spa that combines intimacy, serenity and wellness for guests. The spa features 11 indoor treatment rooms, eight treatment cabanas, one indoor couple’s suite, men’s and women’s steam rooms and relaxation lounges, as well as a garden courtyard with a plunge pool. Spa treatments include single and couples’massages, body scrubs and facials. Outdoor treatments are available in the spa garden. Guests are granted access to the 24-hour,4,643-square-foot fitness center, which has cardio and weight machines, free weights and Peloton bikes. Agim Salon, located within the Spa Esmeralda, is overseen by renowned celebrity stylist, Agim. Treatments at AgimSalon include cuts, styling, consultation and nail care.


The Renaissance Esmeralda boasts more than 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, including a ballroom that can accommodate more than 1,000 guests, executive boardrooms that can accommodate up to 20 people, meeting offices, registration desk and pre-function space with floor-to-ceiling windows that invite in dramatic views of the Santa Rosa Mountains. Set apart from public areas, all meeting rooms feature a full range of business services and amenities.

With 51,000 square feet of flexible indoor function space, groups and meeting planners have the following options for large-scale events: the 18,392-square-foot Esmeralda Ballroom; 14,784-square-foot CrystalBallroom; and the more intimate 5,148-square-foot Valencia Ballroom.

All meeting spaces feature A/V equipment, sleek lighting and stylish design touches. Amenities and meeting spaces include environmentally friendly features such as motion sensors to control meeting room power, recyclable materials and energy efficient lighting throughout the hotel.

The resort’s various public spaces – including its 23 acres of lush Mediterranean-inspired grounds featuring gardens, waterfalls and surrounding lakes and its newly planted olive grove space – can be booked for meetings, private parties and events, yoga and wellness retreats and more.

R.E.N. Meetings, Renaissance Hotels’ creative meetings platform, provides planners with a dedicated event team that will provide styling for each space, locally sourced catering and turnkey social breaks to inspire and motivate networking among guests.


In addition to the desert community’s nearby world-class shopping, the Renaissance Esmeralda also offers an upscale gift shop in the lobby. Travel Traders Gift Shop offers a selection of gift items, sundries, resort wear and toys. Travel Traders carries golf and casual apparel.


The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa promotes sustainable practices and environmentally friendly services in all. Seeking to protect the environment, improve the quality of life today and enhance the planet for subsequent generations, all business operations are overseen by the Environmental Committee to ensure environmental stewardship is achieved when possible.


​​​Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa

44-400 Indian Wells Lane

Indian Wells, CA 92210-9971


​​Phone: 760-773-4444

​​​​Fax: 760-773-9250


​​​​Reservations: 1-800-552-4386


​​​Jan. to Mar. ​​$249 - $389

​​​​Apr. to Mid-June ​$159 - $389

​​​​Mid-June to Aug. ​$129 - $199

​​​​Sept. to Dec. ​​$199 - $299

*Subject to change


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