Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa Introduces Popular ‘Celebrity’ Salon at the Spa, New Menus, Additional Family-Friendly Activities and Renovated “Tween” Spaces as Part of Renaissance Hotels’ Rebranding
INDIAN WELLS, CA–(Marketwire – July 16, 2010) – With 354 days of sunshine each year, Indian Wells is already well into its sunny days of 2010. Showing a warm forecast for the resort near Palm Springs, the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa, a member of the Marriott group, is offering plenty of new menus, activities and amenities for guests to enjoy the endless sunshine.
Just thirteen miles outside of Palm Springs, the Renaissance Esmeralda is a distinctive desert resort set against the beautiful Santa Rosa Mountains. The resort recently opened Stir, an innovative event space that transforms from a “tween” room with Wii video games, computer access and snacks to a magnificent, functional meeting space with fantastic floor-to-ceiling views of the Santa Rosa Mountains fit for event planning in Indian Wells.
“The Renaissance Esmeralda is deeply connected to, and reflective of the Coachella Valley, one of the most unique and enriching destinations in California,” says Tim Sullivan, general manager of the Palm Springs family resort. “As we introduce these new activities and amenities, we are delighted that our guests have the opportunity to experience our spectacular mountains, great trails and rich cultural history. Our associates are ambassadors to our guests and enjoy sharing what they love about the Valley.”
Having undergone massive renovation in late 2009, the Indian Wells luxury hotel’s lobby lounge Glo features a new look, menu and chic sushi bar. The menu includes mouthwatering tapas including homemade donuts, chipotle popcorn and crab cake sliders. Also introducing the first certified sake sommelier in the Coachella Valley, the Sushi Bar introduces an intriguing menu complete with sushi and sake pairings to delight every tastebud. The multi-award-winning Indian Wells dining also features new menu items at Cava, known for its California cuisine, as well as cherished guest favorites including the signature frozen Arnold Palmer, ricotta pancakes and the delightful yogurt smoothies at breakfast, served complimentary.
The Renaissance Esmeralda family resort in Palm Springs has recently introduced Phase Two of its popular Nickelodeon Getaway Program. Kids can now enjoy even more time with Spongebob Squarepants and Dora the Explorer as the resort hotel has begun hosting Nickelodeon themed birthday parties, slime tastings for the brave, and an expanded schedule of activities for the whole family. The spa resort also welcomes a new member to its seasoned spa staff, opening Agim Salon at the Esmeralda Spa. The full-service salon is overseen by celebrity hairstylist, Agim Rakipi, a highly experienced salon manager and stylist. His clientele includes Cindy Crawford, Paris Hilton, Judge Judy, Rosario Dawson and Jaclyn Smith.
About the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa:
The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, a member of the Marriott group, allows guests to discover the extraordinary within a distinctive desert setting, unlike any other hotel in the Palm Springs area. Located in the prestigious desert community of Indian Wells and nestled into the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains, the four-star Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa is a highly sought after location for social events and meetings, boasting 560 beautifully appointed rooms and suites along with more than 100,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor function space, all of which feature breathtaking views of the mountains or pool area. The property also offers exceptional event planning services, award-winning cuisine and a talented culinary team, full-service spa and salon, state-of-the-art fitness center, Camp Oasis kids club and world-class tennis and golf facilities nearby. Currently, it is the only hotel in California to offer the popular family-friendly Nickelodeon® Getaway program which includes character breakfasts and special activities for the kids to enjoy. The Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa, 44-000 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210-8708, (760) 773-4444. www.marriott.com/pspsr