About JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, a four-star, four diamond-awarded property in Palm Desert, is located two hours from Los Angeles and San Diego. With the spectacular Santa Rosa Mountain range and expansive desert as its backdrop, the resort sits on 450 manicured acres of verdant English gardens, lagoons, a lake, two championship golf courses, five swimming pools, flexible meeting and function space totaling 210,000 square feet, and more.
The atrium lobby greets visitors with Venetian-inspired waterways, allowing guests to explore the grounds by gondola ride. Ample dining and lounge options are available, and the opulent Spa Desert Springs, with its 48 treatment rooms, features amenities such as spa suites, a café, salon, fitness center, and hammams.
Services View Treatments Menu
The 38,000-square-foot Spa Desert Springs features 47 treatment rooms, including two couple's rooms and two spa suites, and has a menu fusing European-inspired treatments with a local flair. The sizable facility features amenities including a fitness center, eucalyptus steam rooms, a coed relaxation lounge, saltwater lap pool, boutique, and full-service salon. After treatments, guests are invited to unwind in the lemon grass and lavender hammams, followed by a desert rain shower, which are located in the men's and women's locker rooms. Organic, portion-controlled cuisine of fruits, vegetables, and smoothies can be enjoyed at Spa Bistro.
Services include the spa's signature Desert Journey, which combines an array of services including a red-rock paraffin foot ritual, Swedish massage, reflexology, hot basalt stones to stimulate the chakras, and a brown sugar scrub with hints of orange, tangerine, and mandarin. Massages, facials, body treatments, and Ayurvedic rituals are also highlighted on the spa's menu.
Aromatherapy Body Wrap
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Anti Oxidant Facials
Facilities & Amenities
Fitness & Activities
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Location & Hours
Monday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260-1961
- The Palm Springs International Airport is 20 minutes away by car.
- Taxi or limousine car service can be arranged for a fee.
- Minimum spa age: 18.
- Preregistration is required for the Kid's Klub.
- Pets are not permitted on site.
- Palm Springs weather consists of a hot, dry climate, with little rain and lots of sunshine. Daytime summer temperatures often exceed 105° F, while daytime winter temperatures average about 85° F.
Facilities & Amenities
The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort offers a good number of activities to keep guests of all ages busy. Sports aficionados can tee off on one of two Ted Robinson-designed championship golf courses—The Palm and The Valley—or practice their backhand on one of 20 lighted tennis courts. Instruction is offered for both fitness endeavors for guests wanting to brush up on their game.
While the grown-ups play, younger guests, ages 4 to 12, can have fun at the Kid's Klub, with organized activities like boat rides, scavenger hunts, and animal tours. The resort's aquatic oasis comprises pools and Jacuzzis with water and golf views, along with an adults-only spa pool. On the weekends, guests can dance into the wee hours at the on-site Costas Nightclub.
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Rooms & Dining
The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort boasts nearly 900 guest accommodations, 51 of which are suites, and many offer sweeping views of the Santa Rosa Mountain cascade. Room amenities include private balconies or patios, minibars, in-room safes, custom bedding with triple sheets, and entertainment centers with TVs and Sony CD players. Decorated in granite, limestone, and Italian marble, graciously appointed bathrooms include separate tubs and shower facilities. Some rooms offer living, dining, and pantry areas; the Chairman's Suite even features a baby grand piano.
With seven restaurants on site, guests can select from an extensive menu of international cuisines. Diners can sample steak, chicken, and seafood fare in a dramatic fashion at Mikado Japanese Steakhouse, a teppanyaki-style dining venue where Samurai-inspired chefs expertly prepare meals in front of guests. Italian aficionados will enjoy Ristorante Tuscany, while fine dining can be had at Lake View Restaurant, which offers California and spa cuisine served buffet-style for breakfast and lunch and prime rib and seafood buffet dinners on Fridays and Saturdays. For a more casual setting, the poolside Oasis Grill is a good choice. Spa Bistro serves organic dishes (the portion-controlled spa menu is offered at all restaurants), while the Lobby Bar features specialty drinks and fresh sushi. Kosher, vegetarian, and vegan diets can be catered to upon request.