IW CLUB LIVENS UP INDIAN WELLS DINING SCENE THIS SUMMER

Visiting Indian Wells this summer? Take advantage of these sizzling specials at the Indian Wells Golf Resort’s award-winning IW Club – open regular hours all summer long!

Saturday Night Is Prime Rib Night

Enjoy a delicious prime rib dinner at the IW Club, a premier Indian Wells restaurant. This $20 special also includes a house salad, twice-baked potato and chocolate cake. The IW Club’s signature prime rib dinner is available every Saturday night this summer from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Sunday Brunch Is Better than Ever

To complement its delectable multi-course menu, the IW Club’s famous Sunday Brunch now features bottomless champagne and live music with talented vocalist Ben Benavente on acoustic guitar. Brunch is served every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $24.95 per person; reservations are strongly suggested. Call (760) 834-3800 or book online at www.iwclub.com.

Happy Hour Daily 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Whether you like your cocktail blended, mixed, shaken or stirred or simply poured into a beer or wine glass, the IW Club serves up some of the best happy hour specials that Indian Wells has to offer in a contemporary and cozy lounge setting. Be sure to check out the rotating list of incredible nightly happy hour specials available from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Prix Fixe Dinner Menu with Win Pairing

Enjoy an exceptional three-course dinner menu with wine pairings, currently offered throughout July and August. $45 per person (excluding tax and gratuity).

For complete details, including happy hour specials and menu selections, click here or visit www.iwclub.com. For reservations, call (760) 834-3800.

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Make it an Extraordinary Father’s Day Weekend – and Summer – in Indian Wells

Looking for something special to do with dad this Father’s Day? Visit Indian Wells, California where fun-in-the-sun continues all summer long! Indian Wells resorts and hotels are offering a variety of great summer packages and activities guaranteed to provide thrills, chills, lots of laughs and ample pool time for family members of all ages.

Did you know that you can actually ride the waves in the desert? You bet! At Knott’s SoakCity, a 16-acre water park that features a giant wave pool for body surfing, 13 water slides and a super soaking family fun house.  Indian Wells’ Miramonte Resort & Spa offers a Soak City Family Vacation package that includes one night accommodations and two adult admission tickets and two children (ages 3-11) admission tickets for the Palm Springs water park.

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa’s Free Time package includes a free night and breakfast for two through December 31, 2013. During June, July and August, guests receive their third night free!

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa’s Stay for Breakfast package features overnight accommodations in a spacious guestroom, plus a delicious breakfast buffet in the resort’s Cava restaurant for two adults and up to three children (12 and under).

Or visit the historic Indian Wells Resort Hotel where amenities include golf packages, spectacular pool and whirlpool spa, complimentary nightly appetizers during happy hour, and live entertainment at Frank’s Place Restaurant & Lounge.

What are you waiting for? Book your Indian Wells Father’s Day getaway and summer vacation today. Click here for more information about our luxurious Indian Wells resorts!

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CHILL OUT AT THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND BOTANICAL GARDEN!

This summer, The Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Garden located in Indian Wells and Palm Desert will be cooler than ever! Our world-class oasis of desert flora and fauna is set to kick off its special 2013 “Zoo Chill” promotion in June. Visit The Living Desert on the first Saturday of June, July and August and be sure to get an early start: The first 200 families to enter the park will receive a free “zooler” – a personal size cooler complete with two bottles of water. Plus, special frozen treats will be available for humans and animals!

The Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Garden is open every day June 1 through September 30 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (last admission at 1 p.m.); however, Living Desert members may enter the park at 7 a.m. to access walking and hiking trails. And if you’re planning an extended stay in Indian Wells this summer with your kids, be sure to check out The Living Desert’s website for details on the park’s weekly Summer ZooCamp offered for children ages 4-12.

For complete details about The Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Garden, visit www.livingdesert.org or call (760) 346-5694.

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INDULGE IN A TASTE OF INDIAN WELLS DURING PALM SPRINGS DESERT RESORTS RESTAURANT WEEK MAY 31-JUNE 16, 2013

Seven Indian Wells restaurants will showcase their outstanding cuisine during the sixth annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week to be held May 31 through June 16. During this 17-day celebration of the culinary arts, patrons will enjoy special three-course menus gently priced at $26 or $38 per person (excluding tax, gratuity and beverages).

Premier Indian Wells dining establishments taking part in this popular epicurean event include Frank’s Place at the Indian Wells Resort Hotel, Grove Artisan Kitchen at Miramonte Resort & Spa, IW Club Restaurant & Bar at the Indian Wells Golf Resort, Lantana Restaurant at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Sirocco at Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, The Nest Restaurant & Piano Bar, and Vicky’s of Santa Fe.

For complete details, visit www.palmspringsrestaurantweek.com.

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DISCOVER INDIAN WELLS AFTER DARK!

Don’t let the naysayers tell you that in Indian Wells we roll up the sidewalks at 9 p.m. Because when you’re looking for after hours entertainment, you’ll find that the Indian Wells nightlife scene is livelier than ever. Here are four best bets for spirited nighttime diversions.

The Nest In addition to excellent cuisine, this popular Indian Wells landmark serves up a mighty dose of music and dancing seven days a week—everything from jazz and classic rock to disco and golden oldies. Musicians Kevin Henry and Tim Burleson perform in The Nest’s legendary piano bar. Closing time: 12 a.m. www.gotothenest.com.

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa – Enjoy seasonal live entertainment with two of the Greater Palm Springs’ top bands Wednesday through Saturday in the Agave Sunset tequila bar and lounge. The John Stanley King Band performs every Wednesday 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturday feature the Art of Sax from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Café Italia – Tucked into a corner at The Village of Indian Wells next to Ralph’s Fresh Fare, this intimate bistro features a unique dining and musical experience with its singing waiters belting out a variety of tunes. Hours 5-10 p.m. The restaurant is also open for lunch 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. www.cafeitaliareservations.com.

Vicky’s of Santa Fe – The Lounge at southwestern-inspired Vicky’s of Santa Fe offers a full slate of nightly entertainment featuring world-class musicians like Pat Rizzo, Carolyn Martinez, Doug Montgomery, and more. Sunday-Tuesday performances run until 10 p.m; Wednesday-Saturday until 11 p.m. www.vickysofsantafe.com.

Indian Wells Resort Hotel – Celebrate the legacy of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and other legendary crooners. Don’t miss Frank DiSalvo’s Las Vegas-style show in the resort’s newly renovated Frank’s Place Restaurant and Lounge. Thursday-Saturday, 6-9:30 p.m. www.indianwellsresort.com.

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa – The Renaissance Esmeralda offers a variety of events scheduled monthly. Visit www.renaissanceesmeralda.com or call (760) 773-4444 for information.

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MAKE IT A MAGICAL MOTHER’S DAY IN INDIAN WELLS!

This Mother’s Day weekend treat mom to a special getaway that includes exceptional dining and pampering spa treatments at these outstanding Indian Wells, California resorts:

Take Mom to Brunch on Sunday, May 12, 2013

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa’s superb Lantana Restaurant will offer a bounteous Mother’s Day buffet from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $26 for adults, $13 for children ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. Advance reservations are suggested. Call (760) 341-1000. www.hyattregencyindianwells.com.

Sip bottomless champagne and purchase select bottles of wine at 50 percent off while you savor a variety of delectable menu selections at the elegant IW Club Restaurant & Bar located at the spectacular Indian Wells Golf Resort. Brunch will be served from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Cost is $39 for adults; $17 for children ages 6-11. For reservations call, (760) 834-3800. Visit www.iwclub.com to view the full Mother’s Day brunch menu online.

Treat mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at the award-winning Miramonte Resort & Spa. Enjoy mouth-watering omelets, custom-tossed salads, iced seafood, hand-carved beef, lamb and chicken, savory pastries and more. The brunch menu will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $49 for adults, $19 for children ages 3-11 (excluding tax and gratuity). For brunch reservations, call (760) 341-7200. www.miramonteresort.com.

The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa will also host a multicourse Mother’s Day buffet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $49 per adult, $22 per child. For more information and reservations, call (760) 836-1286. www.renaissanceesmeralda.com.

Pamper Mom with an Indian Wells Spa Ritual

Nothing says “I love you” on Mother’s Day than gifting mom with a spa treatment or mini-getaway. The WELL Spa at the Miramonte Resort & Spa celebrates mothers the entire month of May with three rejuvenating specials:

Queen for the Day -$500 (includes gratuity)

A package created for royalty! The experience includes one 60-minute massage of choice, one 60-minute facial of choice, an essential manicure and pedicure, and lunch.

Radiance Facial - $130

This 60-minute facial has an encapsulated oxygenating molecule that is infused into skin throughout the facial, leaving skin radiant and youthful.

Mamma Mia Massage - $125

Enjoy a 60-minute massage that is created just for you with pressure than can be catered to your mood and preference.

Book one these special treatments by calling 1 (866) THE-WELL. The Spa also offers gift cards in any amount so mom can choose her own treatment. Purchase by phone or online at www.miramonteresort.com (The WELL Spa/About The WELL).

You can also spoil mom with Spa Esmeralda’s Mother’s Day Getaway special, which features a 60-minute Warm Cocoa Butter Massage and Rose Petal Organic Facial for only $199:

Warm Cocoa Butter Massage - A cocoa butter massage is a relaxing experience and beneficial for the skin. Mom will enjoy a 60-minute full body massage that will sooth aching muscles and relax her from head to toe.

Rose Petal Facial - Spa Esmeralda’s Ilike Rose Petal Facial is rich in organic rose petals, rose oil and vitamins. This 60-minute facial is enriched with antioxidants using natural and certified organic ingredients to treat, nourish and beautify the skin. The treatment concludes with a NuFace face lift that will have mom looking 10 years younger!

For more information or to book an appointment, call (760) 836-1265 or visit www.spaesmeralda.com. This special expires on May 31, 2013.

 

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ENJOY CREATURE COMFORTS AT THE LIVING DESERT ZOO IN INDIAN WELLS AND PALM DESERT

The next time you visit Indian Wells – and we hope it’s very soon – be sure to take a walk or ride on the wild side with The Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Garden’s private safari tour options. And whether you’re new to The Living Desert or a repeat visitor, taking a safari tour is an ideal way for groups of family, friends, and business associates to explore the park.

Located in Indian Wells and PalmDesert, The Living Desert is an extraordinary 1,800-acre zoo and conservation park abundant with plants, animals, nature and hiking trails. The park offers five unique tour packages for groups: Senior Safari, Safari Riding, Safari Walking, VIP Private Safari, and self guided packages.

Depending on the package you select, amenities may include a narrated riding tour, box lunch, tour of the TennityWildlifeHospital, behind the scenes at the District Commissioner’s House, and more up-close-and-personal experiences including meeting the animals of the Wildlife Wonders Show and their trainers. You can also build your own personalized guided safari tour if you have particular exhibits and areas you prefer to explore. Please note that all group packages (excluding the VIP Private Safari) require a 15-person minimum.

Advance reservations are required; prepaid block tickets are available. The LivingDesert is open daily Oct. 1 to May 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

For more information, rates and reservations, visit www.livingdesert.org.

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THE WELL SPA AT MIRAMONTE RESORT & SPA IN INDIAN WELLS DEBUTS NEW TREATMENTS

If the thought of being scrubbed with pearl powder essence and rubbed with an olive enriched body butter, all while enjoying the lavish ambience of an award-winning spa appeals to you, you’ll definitely want to plan a visit to THE WELL Spa at Miramonte in Indian Wells, California. THE WELL Spa is now offering a variety of new treatments, which incorporate ancient techniques, as well as tools and ingredients that have long been recognized to bring the body in balance.

Adopting elements from nature, the concept of the new treatments is to marry the mind, body and spirit by igniting the senses. Spa rituals encompass precious mineral stones (including trace elements of diamonds, hematite and smithsonite), bamboo teakwood, honey and beeswax, feathers, herbal infused oils for Ayurveda therapy, Pindas (an ancient healing tool) filled with volcanic stone, and more.

THE WELL Spa now carries the exclusive line of Germaine de Cappucini skin care products.  Based in Spain, Capuccini’s high-quality formulas are inspired by natural cosmetics used in ancient cultures and modernized to achieve balance between beauty and well-bring.

For more information on THE WELL Spa and the luxurious Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, visit www.miramonteresort.com.

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CELEBRATE EASTER WITH HYATT REGENCY INDIAN WELLS’ EASTER BRUNCH AND SPA SPECIALS

Now is the time to plan an Easter getaway to the luxurious Southern California resort destination of Indian Wells, California where you’ll fine plenty of ways to unwind and celebrate the Easter holiday in style.

A stay at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa is one can’t-miss experience.  At this luxurious Indian Wells resort you, your family and friends will enjoy a variety of dining options on March 31 for Easter Sunday brunch at the picturesque Lantana Restaurant. The restaurant’s Easter Sunday brunch options include breakfast stations with Belgian waffles and Eggs Benedict; carving station with roasted prime rib and brown sugar glazed ham; and two delicious fish and chicken hot entrees. Price is $48 per person, $24 for children 6-12, and free for children 5 years and under.

Whether you’re a guest at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells, visiting the Greater Palm Springs area, or a desert resident, you’ll surely want to take advantage of Agua Serena Spa’s revitalizing spring treatments available through May 31, 2013.

The award-winning Agua Serena Spa’s featured spring specials include:

  • Match Point – Includes choice of the Flowing Palms Swedish Massage or Athletic Restoration Massage and a small gift, priced at $125 for 60 minutes or $185 for 90 minutes.
  • Take Me Out for a Spa Day – Includes a 60-minute Thai Lemongrass Body Polish, a 30-minute Targeted Tension Relief Massage, and a healthy salad from the Spa Bites menu, priced at $225.
  • Desert Quench A 75-minute skin hydration session with atomized moisturizers and antioxidants, leaving skin toned and revitalized, priced at $175.
  • Sparkle Under the Sun (for Teens & Tweens) – A shampoo and blow dry with complimentary tinsel touch extensions, priced at $55.

To make your Lantana Restaurant Easter brunch reservations, call (760) 674-4165. Please note that a credit cart is required for reservations. For Agua Serena Spa reservations, call (760) 341-1000 or visit www.aguaserenaspa.com.

And for more information about Hyatt Regency Indian Wells’ Easter offerings, as well as value added specials and packages, visit the resort website at www.hyattregencyindianwells.com or call (760) 341-1000.

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GET YOUR ART FIX IN INDIAN WELLS AT THE UPCOMING ART FESTIVAL

What is your idea of the perfect day? If it has anything to do with art, plan to visit Indian Wells, California in April for the art festival where you’ll find a source of creative inspiration around every corner.

The 11th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival is set to take place April 5-7, 2013 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. More than 200 award-winning artists will showcase their fine art and quality crafts in the Tennis Garden’s magnificent plaza. Offerings include paintings, drawings, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, apparel, and handcrafted wares. Watch the creative process in action as artists engage in on-site demonstrations of glass blowing, painting, large-scale stone sculpturing, larger-than-life mural painting, sand sculpture, wood carving, and pottery throwing.

An epicurean marketplace offers gourmet specialties, while sidewalk chalk drawing, children’s activities, wine tasting, live musical entertainment, book signings, and refreshments are ongoing throughout the Festival. Sunday morning features the popular “Eggs & Champagne in the Garden” brunch menu until noon.

Consecutively ranked as one of the 100 Best Fine Art Shows in the nation by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the Indian Wells Arts Festival offers a festive art marketplace experience for both the collector and first-time buyer. The Festival is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (gates close at 4 p.m.). Entry fee is $12 for adults; free for children 12 and under. Free general parking and valet parking are available. For more information, visit www.indianwellsartsfestival.com.

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