Shadow Mountain Resort, California

Welcome to Shadow Mountain Resort & Club®, the First Palm Desert Resort. Founded in 1946, Shadow Mountain Resort is a distinct part of the history of Palm Desert, California. Our Famous Figure 8 Pool & Spa, Private Villas, and Elite Tennis Facilities, have helped establish Palm Desert as California’s best destination for year-round tennis, world-class golf, and peaceful relaxation. For over 70 years, we’ve created memorable Vacations in Palm Desert.

Make yourself at home in one of the 125 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and microwaves. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Premium TV channels and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and coffee/tea makers.

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Shadow Mountain Resort is located in Palm Desert, California and offers a range of activities to guests. Some of the things to do at Shadow Mountain Resort include:

  • Relaxation: The resort features a lush, tranquil courtyard and garden area with a pool, hot tub, and comfortable loungers. Guests can unwind and soak up the sun or read a book in the serene surroundings.
  • Golf: Shadow Mountain Resort is located near several top-rated golf courses, including Desert Willow Golf Resort, Indian Wells Golf Resort, and The Classic Club. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy playing a round or two at these courses during their stay.
  • Tennis: The resort has two tennis courts that are available for guests to use. The courts are lighted and lined for both singles and doubles play.
  • Hiking: The Palm Springs area is known for its many hiking trails, and Shadow Mountain Resort is conveniently located near several popular options, including the Palm Desert Cross Hike and the Bump and Grind Trail.
  • Shopping: The resort is located near the popular El Paseo shopping district, which features a variety of upscale boutiques and galleries.
  • Dining: The resort has an on-site restaurant, The Grill at Shadow Mountain, which serves breakfast and lunch. There are also many dining options in the surrounding area, including fine dining restaurants, casual eateries, and cafes.
  • Spa: The resort features a full-service spa, where guests can enjoy a range of treatments, including massages, facials, and body treatments.

The nearest airports are:

  • Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD) - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
  • Palm Springs, CA (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.) - 16.9 km / 10.5 mi
  • Thermal, CA (TRM-Desert Resorts Regional) - 21.9 km / 13.6 mi
  • Banning, CA (BNG-Banning Municipal) - 49.8 km / 30.9 mi
  • Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.) - 118.2 km / 73.4 mi

The preferred airport for Shadow Mountain Resort is Ontario, CA (ONT-Los Angeles - Ontario Intl.).

Shadow Mountain Resort offers a variety of facilities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay for its guests. Here are some of the facilities offered:

  • Outdoor swimming pools: The resort has two outdoor heated swimming pools, one with a waterfall feature.
  • Hot tubs: Guests can relax in one of the resort's two hot tubs.
  • Tennis courts: The resort has two lighted tennis courts available for guest use.
  • Fitness center: The resort has a fitness center with a variety of cardio and weight training equipment.
  • BBQ grills: Guests can use the resort's BBQ grills for outdoor cooking and dining.
  • Laundry facilities: The resort has on-site laundry facilities for guest use.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi: The resort offers complimentary Wi-Fi access to all guests.
  • Bicycle rentals: Guests can rent bicycles to explore the surrounding area.
  • Business center: The resort has a business center with computers and printing facilities.
  • Meeting and event space: The resort has indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces that can accommodate up to 150 guests.

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Reviewed 28 May 2020

This resort was everything and more! We felt taken care of as they went above and beyond to make sure we had a great experience. My only regret is that we didn't stay longer! My husband and my...

Top notch tennis instruction

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Reviewed 03 Nov 2019

I was there for several days of tennis clinic with my tennis friends. The knowledgeable, attentive, high level tennis instruction especially from Caerwyn exceeded our expectations. Pool is a beauty...

Not a resort-outdated

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Reviewed 24 Oct 2019

We were very disappointed, thought it was a resort but its more like a Motel 6. Old and outdated. No restaurant, no bar, no shopping, no room service. Stains on the bed spread, dirty couch, blinds...