A Secluded Luxury Hotel With Access to the Best of Palm Springs


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From the natural splendor of Joshua Tree to the culturally iconic Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Palm Springs is home to a range of experiences that attract visitors from around the world. Situated less than 45 minutes away from the area’s top attractions, this luxury hotel makes it easy for guests to savor the balance between exclusivity and entertainment. Attend a festival, try your luck at the casinos, tee off on a golf course or simply stay in and admire the view.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Rancho Mirage
Escape to this Palm Springs Spa

For information or to reserve a treatment, please contact the spa at 760-202-6170.

Planning Your Trip

This desert retreat has everything you need for a weekend away or a full-on recharging departure from the everyday. The resort’s design embraces all that sunny Palm Springs has to offer, while the dining and local activities will keep you fortified and engaged.

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Engage the Senses

A Palm Springs Destination

No matter what draws you to Palm Springs, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage invites you to explore the region’s exciting diversity of attractions. Discover why Palm Springs is known as the Playground of the Stars during a walking tour, or get a bird’s-eye view of the city from the nearby Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. There is always something new to see with museums, gaming, golf, and national landmarks like Joshua Tree all close by the hotel.

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Sunnylands Center and Gardens

Open late September through early June – Just a short drive from the hotel.  It is the former home of ambassadors, entrepreneurs and philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg.   Both of the Annenbergs were devoted to making our world a better place.  It has hosted presidents, world leaders and kings of industry. 

Contact: (760) 202-2222 | Distance: 3.3 miles / 7 minutes

Palm Springs Art Museum

A truly world-class museum and well worth a visit offering rotating exhibits.  The Architecture & Design Center (closed Wednesday) specializes in mid-century modern architecture and design.  Admission to the Architecture & Design Center is free of charge.

Contact: (760) 322-4800 | Distance: 8.8 miles / 19 minutes

Palm Springs Air Museum

One man’s collection of vintage World War II, Korean Conflict and Vietnam era aircraft.  Tour a B-16 bomber.  Veteran docents offer their insights into their service and important battles.

Contact: (760) 778-6262 | Distance: 7 miles / 12 minutes

McCallum Theatre

Named for a pioneering desert family, this is Palm Desert’s state-of-the-art performing arts center.  The McCallum offers Broadway-style plays, concerts and live events in a small, intimate environment.

Contact: (760) 340-2787 | Distance: 5.7 miles / 10 minutes

Palm Springs Historical Walking Tours

The Palm Springs Historical Society offers seasonal walking tours of the many neighborhoods that make the “village” of Palm Springs come alive. Celebrity history and architecturally significant building become the “stars” of these tours. During the hot summer months private tours are offered by appointment. Regular weekly walking tour season will resume again in October.

Contact: (760) 323-8297 | Distance:  9.4 miles / 23 minutes

BMW Performance Center

The BMW Performance Center in the nearby city of Thermal lets you experience the thrill of pushing your driving limits to the max. With the guidance of professionals, participants can learn how to harness the power of some of the most dynamic cars from the BMW collection.

Contact1-888-345-4269 | Distance: 32 miles / 40 minutes

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Experience the incredible journey from the desert floor to an elevation 8,516 feet above sea level. Ride the world’s largest rotating tram car and marvel at the valley below as you enter Mt. San Jacinto State Park. Here you can hike along miles of trails and enjoy this mountainous terrain all while never leaving the desert. The Tramway will be closed for annual maintenance from September 10th through September 30th, 2018. Tentative re-open is Monday October 1st.

Contact: (760) 325-1449 | Distance: 15 miles / 30 minutes

Joshua Tree National Park

For those seeking hiking trails, rock-climbing, camping or simply gorgeous desert terrain, Joshua Tree National Park is certainly a destination to experience while visiting the Palm Springs Valley. A short drive from Rancho Mirage, this world-famous National Park is an unforgettable California treasure.

Contact: (760) 367-5500 | Distance: 42 miles / 42 minutes

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Less than 20 minutes from Rancho Mirage, The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens welcomes children and adults alike. With a focus on conservation and education, this spectacular local experience is a great way to explore, learn and acquire an extraordinary appreciation for desert plant and animal life.

Contact: (760) 346-5694 | Distance: 8.6 miles / 16 minutes

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Golf Club

Designed by legendary course architect Ted Robinson, our two 18-hole championship golf courses, The Palm and The Valley Course, feature creative, challenging holes and a remarkably picturesque setting in Palm Desert.

Contact: (760) 341-2211 | Distance: 6.9 miles / 13 minutes

Desert Willow Golf Resort

Offering two of the valley's most playable courses. Test your skills against the natural hazards and water features of the challenging Firecliff Course or play a smoother, more relaxing round on the magnificent Mountain View Course.

Contact: (760) 346-0015 | Distance: 7.6 miles / 14 minutes

Agua Caliente Casino

True Las Vegas style gaming located just minutes away from The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage.  Test you luck at their table games or multi-denomination slot machines or enjoy multiple lounges offering entertainment and dancing.

Contact: (888) 999-1995 | Distance: 6 miles / 11 minutes

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Enhance Your Stay

Enhance your stay with customizable in-room amenities, including spa retail products. Delight in a tempting assortment of savory snacks, desserts, and beverages, along with a variety of room décor options to suit any occasion. We invite you to explore and pre-book your amenities in advance.

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Enjoy Luxury Vacation Experiences To Entertain Our Guests of All Ages

Whether traveling as a family, couple, or with your colleagues for a corporate event, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage will transport you to a place of renewed connection. With immersive and finely crafted luxury experiences for adults and plenty of activities to enjoy together, every vacation becomes unforgettable.

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Our Rancho Mirage resort sits enviably close to Palm Springs, home to more than 100 of the finest golf courses in North America and considered one of the finest golf destinations in the world. Guests enjoy access to the Ted Robinson designed Desert Springs Golf Club at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa, featuring two championship golf courses that welcome players of all levels.

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Ritz Kids

Unlock endless adventures for your little ones with the Ritz Kids program at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage. Designed to ignite curiosity and imagination, our engaging activities and experiences offer a world of fun and learning. Offering creative crafts, and games we ensure every moment is filled with excitement, creating unforgettable memories for our young guests.

On-Site Outlets
The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Rancho Mirage

A desert sanctuary where guests will experience timeless spa journeys to stimulate the senses, entice the mind and soothe the soul.

Phone:   +1 760-202-6170
10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Appointment required
Large gym with treadmills, weights and other equipment

Fitness Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage

Pool overlooked by palm trees and lounge chairs


Main Pool

Mon-Sun : 7:00 AM-10:00 PM

Vista Pool (an Adult's Only Pool)

Mon-Sun : 7:00 AM-10:00 PM