Photography Provided By: Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells
Photography Provided By: Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells

Book One of These 7 Festive Packages and Escape to Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells

This Greater Palm Springs Resort Is Offering 7 Exclusive Getaway Packages, Whether You Need R&R or a Getaway With Your Fam  

Written By: Kaylin Waizinger
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We don’t know about you, but we are tired of the couch. And while being home for the holidays usually sounds nice, we are itchin’ to get away. Lucky for us, Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells is hosting an assortment of holiday celebrations that’ll keep the whole family entertained (and well-fed) this season. From spooktacular arts and crafts to festive outdoor movie nights, Renaissance Esmeralda is ready to make your holiday season a real treat with these seven sensational packages and offers.


1 | Elopement Package Indian Wells Hotel Packages

Available: Nov. 11

Later this fall, Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells is offering an exclusive “I Do” wedding package to 20 selected couples! This exceptional package includes everything you need to begin your lives together—a socially distanced rehearsal and ceremony (with your guests watching from their balconies), a 15-minute photo session and a two-night stay. Each couple will also receive the opportunity for a first dance, a food and beverage pairing (including a mini wedding cake), a champagne toast, commemorative robes and slippers, a keepsake gift and breakfast in bed. Discounted rates on two additional guest rooms are available as well, so your friends or family can watch you seal the deal from their balconies—a vertical style wedding!

Native Knowledge: Feelin’ lucky? Renaissance Esmeralda is giving away one “I Do” package! To enter, email the resort a letter (max 250 words) to The winner will be announced by November 1, 2020.


2 | Work, Learn and Play Indian Wells Hotel Packages

Available Until the End of the Year

Tired of working from home? Looking for a change of scenery? Renaissance Esmeralda’s Work, Learn and Play package offers everything you need to work or learn remotely, including a spacious suite, internet and phone access and a personal meeting room set up for working and/or homeschooling. Each room is stocked with sodas, juice, waters and a snack basket to keep you fueled throughout the day. A parent’s survival kit will also be provided, which includes an adult coloring book, sunglasses, a deck of cards, adult games and cans of bubbly white wine. And when the clock strikes 5 p.m., discover the hotel’s luxurious spa, sandy beach pool, championship golf, locally inspired dining and more!


3 | Wellness Package Indian Wells Hotel Packages

Available: Oct. 16-18, 23-25

If you’re in need of some self care and R&R, the Wellness Package at Renaissance Esmeralda offers the perfect mental vacation. Enjoy fresh desert air, warm sunshine, yoga classes and healthy food and beverage options. This package includes guest room accommodations and two days of rejuvenating practices. On Saturday, take part in a morning flow yoga class followed by a festive mid-morning champagne brunch. Finish the day with an evening yoga flow class. On Sunday, you can enjoy late check-out and a mindful meditation class. 

Native Knowledge: This package includes a complimentary welcome amenity!


4 | Spooky Getaway

Available: Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Collecting candy from neighbors this year may be off the table with the pandemic, but you can still enjoy a festive Halloween this year at Renaissance Esmeralda! Arrive at your guest room and discover a decorated balcony, food and beverage options (pizza, soft drinks, water and Halloween treats) and a trick-or-treat booth. Then, on Saturday, take the kids to the Olive Grove Pumpkin Patch for games, pumpkin carving (one pumpkin per family) and Halloween arts and crafts. Don’t forget to dress up in costume!


5 | Desert Skies Painting Package

Available: Nov. 13-15 and Dec. 4-6

One of the many ways people find peace in the midst of chaos is through art. Whether it’s drawing, watercoloring, painting or simply doodling, art has the ability to relieve our anxiety and take our mind off things for a bit. Renaissance Esmeralda’s Desert Skies Painting Package offers guests an authentic, two-night “artist retreat.” On Friday, guests can attend a meet and greet with the art instructor, Bart Lindstrom, witness a live demo and enjoy appetizers and drinks. Saturday begins with a painting lesson, followed by a full painting session, in which all of the tools (easel, canvas, paints, etc.) are provided. To wrap things up, the hotel will display your masterpiece for all to see before you depart on Sunday.


6 | Thankful Getaway Indian Wells Hotel Packages

Available: Nov. 25-28

While being home for the holidays is usually ideal, this year you may feel differently. Renaissance Esmeralda’s Thankful Getaway Package allows families to get out of the house

to celebrate Thanksgiving in a special setting. Enjoy a two-night stay, a delicious dinner for four people and an outdoor movie with popcorn and sweets! You’ll also take home a keepsake blanket and wreath-decorating kit, so you can welcome in the holidays when you get home.


7 | Desert Holiday Escape

Available: Dec. 23-26

Your extended family may not be driving down or flying in this Christmas, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate with your immediate crew! Renaissance Esmeralda is making seasons bright with their Desert Holiday Escape Package, which includes a two-night stay, access to Santa’s workshop (Esmeralda Ballroom), plenty of photo ops, festive food and beverages and more! Watch as your kiddos create their own ornaments, decorate elf hats and stockings and frost their own gingerbread house. But wait—there’s more! The hotel will provide holiday music and entertainment, and each family will receive evening amenities, such as a holiday book, hot cocoa, cookies and two Renaissance keepsake blankets.

There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than at the fun and festive Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells. So leave the tiresome cooking and decorating behind this season, and plan your next great escape with one of these fabulous holiday packages. ‘Tis the season to get out of town!


Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, Indian Wells
44400 Indian Wells Ln
Indian Wells, CA 92210

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