My place is close to Welcome to the prestigious community of Palm Desert, known for its elegant style, luxurious spas, trendy cafés and serene surroundings. Our resort is nestled at the foothills of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto mountains, where velvety green golf courses add color to the picturesque desert panoramas.
Leisure amenities include an 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts, fitness center and sparkling pools. .
A vacation home that feels like home.
Palm Desert’s distinctive style is a perfect complement to the luxury you’ll experience at Marriott's Shadow Ridge. There are plenty of active and leisure pursuits for everyone.
Championship golfElevate your game at the Marriott Golf Academy* at Shadow Ridge, a full service golf school and practice facility, then transfer your skills to the golf course at Shadow Ridge Golf Club, an 18-hole Nick Faldo design.
DiningEnjoy the convenience of The Marketplace for deli items and Starbucks® coffee, plus visit the Chuckwalla Pool Bar & Grill* and Snakebites Pool Bar & Grill*.
Exercise & recreation
Exercise & recreationStay active and engaged with on-site tennis courts, half-court basketball, and a volleyball court. A fitness center* with steam room and sauna in the golf clubhouse and a 24-hour fitness center* at the Enclaves.
Water funRelax at one of six heated pools, one with a waterslide, or watch your children play in one of our two splash areas.
Marriott Golf Academy*, a full-service golf school and practice facility and also home to Shadow Ridge Golf Club, an 18 hole championship golf course
The Grill at Shadow Ridge*, casual continental cuisines for lunch and dinner in a country-club atmosphere (hours vary by season)
The Marketplace*: Perfect for snacks, cold drinks, ice cream and necessities; featuring Starbucks® coffee, specialty espresso drinks and more
Chuckwalla Pool Bar & Grill*, Snakebites Pool Bar & Grill*
Fitness center* with steam room and sauna and fitness center* in the Enclaves
Heated outdoor pools with whirlpool spas, children’s splash area and waterslide
2 half basketball courts, volleyball court, lighted tennis courts, volleyball court
Interactive park area, kids activity center and outdoor playground
Daily activities program for all ages
* Location amenity
**Additional fees may apply to certain amenities.
Your spacious vacation retreat.
Our inviting villas provide plenty of living and dining space for the whole family or a group of friends. Enjoy your vacation home away from home.
Typical 1-Bedroom Villa
Typical 1-Bedroom Villa
Approximately 825 square feet
Approximately 1,250 square feet
Villas in Shadow Ridge Villages
Select Lock-Off villas*
Mountain, lake and fairway views
Open living and dining areas with elegant, comfortable furnishings
Fully equipped kitchen
Televisions throughout, DVD player in living area
Gas or electric fireplace in living area
Master suite with king-size bed, oversize soaking tub, separate shower
Fully furnished private balconies or patios
In-villa washer and dryer
Complimentary Internet access
Villas in Shadow Ridge Enclaves
Villas included in-villa washer and dryer
Select villas include the Deluxe Lock-Off feature*
The first Marriott Vacation Club® property to offer Deluxe Lock-Off villas, with approximately 1,331 square feet*
In Deluxe Lock-Off villas:
37" flat-panel LCD television and DVD player in living room*
Upgraded kitchenette with stainless-steel appliances to include full-size refigerator, two burner top stove, microwave, and washer/dryer
Guest bathroom has dual-bedroom or living-room entrances*
Comfortable contemporary living room with a 42" flat-panel LCD television in living room in master one-bedroom villa
Fully equipped kitchen in master one-bedroom villa
Two private balconies: one balcony in master bedroom and one balcony in lock-off portion in the Deluxe Lock-Offs only
Luxury master and guest bedrooms with 32" flat-panel televisions and DVD player
Master bathroom and guest bathroom with frameless shower enclosure, granite countertops, above-counter vessel sinks
Easy access to bar and grill and pools
Complimentary Internet access
**Lock-Off option enables you to create separate units, one with full kitchen, living and dining areas, and the other with a kitchenette.
Interaction with guests
Access to the front desk 24hrs, security and a concierge
Other things to note
Experience the beauty of Palm Desert.
From the area’s legendary shopping and culinary scene to the breathtaking beauty of the Mojave Desert, there’s always something to do in Palm Desert.
Try your luck at one of many casinos, see big-name entertainers and savor a wide range of fine-dining establishments. Agua Caliente features a local favorite, the 11-table poker room. Or visit Fantasy Springs, an award-winning casino and home to 2,000 of the hottest slots and video poker.
Elevate your game at the Marriott Golf Academy at Shadow Ridge, or play a championship round at Shadow Ridge Golf Club. You can also challenge two distinct 18-hole courses at the nearby Desert Springs JW Marriott® Resort & Spa.
Places to visit
Enjoy Knott’s Soak City, a 16-acre water park themed to the surf era of the 1950's Southern California coast. For adventure, take a magnificent gondola ride up Mount San Jacinto on the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Visit Joshua Tree National Park's 1,250 square miles of splendid wonder, including hiking, rock climbing, picnicking and more. Indian Canyons offers three magnificent canyons just south of town with amazing plant life and lush vegetation among rock formations and waterfalls. The Living Desert® Zoo & Gardens is an incredible 1,800 acre reserve combining the delights of a zoo, botanical garden, and scenic wilderness. Both the charming mountain community of Idyllwild and Pioneertown, an Old West town built for moviemaking in the 1940s by Roy Rogers and Gene Autry, are less than two hours away.
Treat yourself to a unique Palm Desert spa experience. Choose the healing power of natural hot mineral springs and sun-dried Indian clay.
Shopping & dining
Stroll through the chic El Paseo shopping district to explore its designer boutiques, art galleries and restaurants.
Improve your game at our courts or the JW Marriott Resort & Spa courts, or visit the Indian Wells Tennis Garden for clay and paved court action.
Take a tram ride up Mount San Jacinto
Elevate your golf game at Marriott's Shadow Ridge
Shop El Paseo and the Cabazon Outlets
Explore The Living Desert® Zoo & Gardens
Enjoy Villagefest on Palm Canyon Drive
Explore Joshua Tree National Park
Try your luck at a casino
- A valid id and major debit/credit card required at check in and a fully refundable deposit will be taken like a hotel