Palm Desert is brimming with exotic sights to see and fun things to do. Explore the Living Desert, trek through Joshua Tree National Park, or ride a cruiser bike and marvel at mid-century architecture. Mosey through museums, try your luck at a casino or enjoy the spectacular golf, swim and spa facilities right here.
To help you plan your ideal vacation, we've curated the most popular activities that can be found both at our resort and
in the surrounding area.
Simply select "Off–Site" or "On–Site" and the category of activities that you're interested in and we'll do the legwork for you!
All onsite activities are complimentary unless noted by a $ or €.
Open Craft Time
Every day from 9am to 11am, prices vary.
Wine and Cheese Social
Table groupings, wine and cheese offered, music playing.
Activities associates lead Bingo at the bar, winner of each game receives an adult beverage.
Guacs and Margaritas
Activities team member, using a molcajete, teaches guests to make guacamole. Guests enjoy the guacamole at the end of the class.
Paint & Sip Wine Glass Painting
Paint instruction (if needed), a glass of wine, and an empty wine glass to paint.
Tortilla Cooking Class
Associate teaches how to make masa dough, presses tortilla on a wooden press, cooks tortillas and offers warm tortillas to guests.
Take reservations, set up bridge tables, supply cards for bridge games.
Mariachi and Margaritas
Activities associates lead Bingo at the bar until the Mariachi Band arrives. Band plays for an hour, food and drink specials offered.
Sangria with fruit offered during social hour.
Adult Board Games with Wine
Game tables set up with various game choices. Wine is offered as guests play or just socialize.
See a video about dates, taste a variety of dates while learning why they a considered a perfect food.
Taste several seasonal artisanal beers brewed in the Coachella Valley.
Learn about tequila and its origins while tasting a variety, gold and silver.
Crafts and a story for this special age group.
Iron Chef of the Villas
Guests are given one food item, then have 1 hour to make a dish in their villa. Judged on taste and presentation, prize given to winner.
Mexican Salsa Making
Associate teaches about chilies, tomatoes and spices while demonstrating techniques. Each participant receives a small jar of salsa.
DIY Milk & Honey Soap
Learn how to mix ingredients and colors and make several molds of soap to take home.
Name That Tune
Owners/guests play against each other to see who can name the song being played.
Morning Cartoons and Cereal
Guests are offered their choice of cereal with milk while watching morning cartoons.
Guests are shown how to make an authentic Mexican Flan dessert, and get to sample the product.
Star Wars: DIY Light Sabers
Build and decorate a lightsaber, have a mock galaxy fight alongside Yoda and Darth Vader.
Finger Painting offered for our youngest guests to our most senior.
Yoga moves designed to stretch and strengthen balance.
Expert led class using the buoyancy and resistance of water to get a full workout.
Walk about property using resistance bands and movement to work out in nature.
Instructor led class that works on strengthening the muscles that support a strong back.
Fitness instructor teaches different healthy smoothies and gives samples and recipes.
Zumba type class with fun, high energy music and moves to get the heart pumping.
Using a chair for support, ballet moves to strengthen and tone the body (weather permitting).
Off Property Hikes
Guests follow in their own vehicle to site of hike, and our fitness expert leads a hike.
Specialized resistance training focused on burning carbs and fat.
Yoga moves done in the water allowing greater stretching and toning.
We supply ingredients, and guests follow along with the instructor to make, roll and cut their own California Roll.
Sample several different teas, including herbals while learning about the art of tea.
DIY Lime Mint Pedi
Ingredients given, guests make their own jar of lime mint soaking salts to use at home.
Muffins and Mimosas
Coffee, mimosas and muffins offered while listening to local tour companies and our team talking about events for the week
Kids Necklace Hour
Using pony beads and string, guests create a necklace or bracelet to take home.
Fused Bead Hour
Using forms, guests chose colors to make a pattern that is fused together.
Canvas Painting Social
Canvas and paint served with wine and as much or little instruction as you wish. Take your creation home and hang it on the wall!
Stretching and strengthening moves done while seated, for persons of all levels of fitness.