The Experience

The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage

Elegantly enveloped within the Santa Rosa Mountain range, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage is one of the most esteemed luxury resorts in Palm Springs, CA, an elegant retreat where both palm trees and snow-capped mountain views provide a delightful visual choice. From a mountaintop overlooking world-famous Palm Springs and the picturesque Coachella Valley, the hotel’s desert surroundings are reflected in a décor that reveals natural elements of stone, wood and fire. From the 244 guest accommodations that feature private balconies and patios to spa treatments that awaken the senses with indigenous herbs and plants to dining that serves local California fare at its freshest, let us open your eyes to an oasis that will touch both your soul and adventurous spirit.


At The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, enjoy fine dining that takes the culinary experience to the edge, both literally and creatively. Perched on a bluff with incomparable views of the valley below, The Edge (opening Fall 2014) is a classic steakhouse with a modern twist and a fearless wine list. State Fare Bar & Kitchen sees every meal as an opportunity to tap into the rich bounty of local farms and orchards for dining that stays true to its roots. And Air Pool Bar serves up freshly-crafted sushi in a tranquil al fresco Palm Springs setting. Of course for guests who prefer to dine in the privacy of their guest rooms, our in-room dining menu and service is available 24 hours a day.


Escape to The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, where our resort’s spa guides you on a journey to peace and well-being. Our luxury spa’s exquisite hillside setting, surrounded by the beauty of the Palm Springs desert and rugged mountain tops, offers the perfect retreat – where holistic and indigenous herbs and plants enhance treatments designed to awaken the senses, refresh the body and renew the spirit.

Area & Activities

Known as the “Playground of the Stars”, Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley have played host and home to Hollywood’s “A” list and the world’s political leaders who flock to its desert resorts and world-class golf courses.

One of the most beautiful among these luxury hotels is The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, located close to Palm Springs and many area attractions, including The Living Desert and Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. For outdoor enthusiasts, walking and challenging hiking trails are nearby and feature mountain vista views, waterfalls, natural streams, rocky gorges and unusual rock formations. Three hundred sixty-five days of sunshine combine with world-class cultural, gastronomical and recreational offerings to create one of the finest vacation destinations in the world.

Meetings & Weddings

Situated cliff-side with stunning views of the San Jacinto Mountains and Greater Palm Springs, The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage offers twelve function rooms. Here, 24,000 square feet of outdoor space and just under 16,000 square feet of indoor meeting space combine to create one of the finest meeting venues in Southern California. Our staff will assist you in planning every last detail of your event, from selecting the perfect meeting venues to choosing delectable menu items to arranging accommodations for your colleagues in our Executive Suites. From exclusive board meetings, to collaborative conferences or corporate-wide celebrations, we ensure all your meetings are memorably excellent.

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In the Know
Contact your Virtuoso Travel Advisor for insider knowledge to help enhance your experience. Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay
    • (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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