Savor the villa life in Palm Springs
One of the most popular private jet destinations from the Bay Area is Palm Springs. When Northern California cools down for winter, Palm Springs stays nice and warm with an average temperature in the seventies. So, for families who prefer sun over snow, Palm Springs and the surrounding area make the idea winter holiday destination.
One hidden gem in the valley is the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa. Nestled in the greater Palm Springs area, this property offers a variety of world class villas, total wellness services at the Agua Serena spa, and outdoor recreation that includes two championship golf courses and the HyTides Waterpark for the kids.
For the family that enjoys golfing, the 36-hole Indian Wells Golf Resort features a magnificent, 53,000 square foot clubhouse and 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, also known as “Beauty and the Beast,” have hosted the Golf Channel’s Big Break and the PGA’s Skins Game.
The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa’s jewel is the Agua Serena Spa where mama can unwind in an oasis of pampering while the kiddos enjoy time at the HyTides Waterpark. Receive a relaxing massage in one of the private garden patios surrounded by dramatic mountains and towering palms. The spa offers an abundance of services that include specialized massages, aesthetics facials, desert wraps, and body treatments.
For families that like to play together, the resort has a game area with giant Jenga, ping-pong, and tennis courts. The resort offers free bikes to cruise around the 45-acre property. Swimming pools at the center of the resort boast two dueling slides, a 450-ft. lazy river, splash pad, and private poolside cabanas. Impeccable poolside service includes a full bar menu and a delicious selection of cuisine for the whole family.
For the most splendid, multi-generational experience, book a villa. Along with all the resort’s amenities such as delivered villa dining packages, and concierge assistance, each villa boasts expansive residential living space with fireplace, dining area, wet bar, and a furnished patio with a private outdoor spa and barbeque. The resort offers a few different dinner baskets for those who like to do their own grilling. The baskets include everything needed for an outdoor feast: wine, vegetables, and select meats.
Families that want to enjoy a barbeque feast without the work may book a private chef experience. Everything is delivered to your villa where a Hyatt chef will grill a private dinner for you and your family, cooking each person’s meat to perfection. When the meal is served, you get to enjoy it in the privacy of your villa. Just call for room service when you’re finished. This service is a relaxing way to enjoy the holidays with your family, especially for moms who don’t want to spend their vacation in the kitchen.
Photos: Courtesy of Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa