Embarc® Palm Desert

Palm Desert

To contact the resort, please call 1.760.674.1200

Overview

Overview

Embarc® Palm Desert, 1 Willow Ridge, Palm Desert, California, 92260, United States

Ideally located next to the Desert Willow Golf Course, Embarc® Palm Desert is serene and secluded, perfect for any type of California desert adventure. The resort was developed with a complete respect for its rugged surroundings, allowing you to take full advantage of the seemingly endless desert sun. Outdoor showers, dining areas and fireplaces all offer a unique experience to live under the sun and stars.

This resort is only available for reservations by our Embarc® members.

Experiences and Nearby Activities

Art Galleries City Desert Fun for the Family Golf Hiking National Parks Outdoors Spa Resorts Winter Sun

Onsite Amenities and Activities

Restaurants Nearby Tennis Courts Theme Parks
Accommodations

Accommodations

Guest Accommodation Information

Ground floor studio accommodation featuring king-size bed, bathroom with shower and mini kitchen with microwave, toaster, and tea kettle.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Coffee Maker
Iron and Ironing Board
King Bed
Mini Refrigerator
Safe
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Accommodation Details
Size: 450 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 2
Private Occupancy: 2
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower

Ground floor one bedroom accommodation featuring a king-size bed in the master bedroom, a sleeper sofa and a full kitchen. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Iron and Ironing Board
King Bed
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 750 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 4
Private Occupancy: 2
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower and/or Tub

Second floor one bedroom accommodation featuring a terrace, a king-size bed in master, a sofa sleeper in the living room, a full kitchen and two showers. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival. All of the one bedroom terrace vacation homes at Embarc Palm Desert are located on the second floor. The resort does not have elevators.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Iron and Ironing Board
King Bed
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 750 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 4
Private Occupancy: 2
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower

Second floor one bedroom accommodation featuring a private staircase and patio, a king-size bed in the master bedroom, a sleeper sofa, a full kitchen and both an indoor and outdoor shower. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Iron and Ironing Board
King Bed
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 750 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 4
Private Occupancy: 2
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower and/or Tub

Second floor one bedroom accommodation featuring an outdoor patio with seating, dining and fireplace, a king-size bed in the master bedroom, a sleeper sofa, a full kitchen and both an indoor and outdoor shower. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Iron and Ironing Board
King Bed
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Washing Machine/Dryer
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 750 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 4
Private Occupancy: 2
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower and/or Tub

Ground floor two bedroom lockoff accommodation connecting a studio and 1 bedroom, and featuring two king-size beds, a sleeper sofa and full kitchen. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Coffee Maker
Iron and Ironing Board
King Bed
Mini Refrigerator
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower
Shower and/or Tub
Accommodation Details
Size: 1200 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 6
Private Occupancy: 4

Ground floor two bedroom accommodation featuring one king-size bed, two twins, a sleeper sofa, and a full kitchen. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Iron and Ironing Board
King Bed
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Twin Beds (2)
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 1200 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 6
Private Occupancy: 4
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower and/or Tub

Ground floor two bedroom accommodation featuring a king size bed and outdoor shower in each bedroom, a sleeper sofa, an outdoor patio with seating, dining and a full kitchen featuring island seating as well as a dining table. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Dining Room Table
Iron and Ironing Board
King Beds (4)
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Washing Machine/Dryer
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower and/or Tub
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 1200 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 6
Private Occupancy: 4
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television

Ground floor three bedroom accommodation featuring two king sized beds and outdoor showers in the first and second bedrooms, two twin beds in the third bedroom, a sleeper sofa, a full kitchen, dining and an outdoor patio with seating. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Iron and Ironing Board
King Beds (4)
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Twin Beds (2)
Washing Machine/Dryer
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower and/or Tub
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 1500 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 8
Private Occupancy: 6
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television

Ground floor five bedroom accommodation connecting a two bedroom and three bedroom Casita, featuring four king sized beds, two twin beds in the third bedroom, two sleeper sofas, two full kitchens, dining and an outdoor patio with seating. For your convenience, fresh sofa bed linens and pillows are now available in the living room closet. Please contact the Resort directly in advance if you wish to have your sofa bed made prior to your arrival.

General Room Amenities
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Patio
Dining Room Table
Iron and Ironing Board
King Beds (4)
Safe
Sleeper Sofa
Twin Beds (2)
Washing Machine/Dryer
Wi-Fi (Complimentary)
Bathroom Amenities
Hair Dryer
Shower and/or Tub
Full Kitchen
Coffee Maker
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stove
Accommodation Details
Size: 2700 sq. ft.
Maximum Occupancy: 14
Private Occupancy: 10
Accommodation Entertainment
DVD Player
Television
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Embarc® Palm Desert
1 Willow Ridge
Palm Desert, California, 92260
United States

1.760.674.1200

Airports

Main Airport

Airport: Palm Springs International Airport

Distance to Resort: 15.2 miles

Directions to Resort: Leaving airport, turn left on El Cielo Road and then left on Ramon Road. Continue on to Bob Hope Drive then turn right. Follow Bob Hope Drive to Country Club Drive then turn left. Turn left on Desert Willow / Desert Springs Drive and left again on Willow Ridge where you will see Club Intrawest.

Services & Amenities

Services & Amenities

Nearby Activities
Art Galleries
Golf
Hiking
Museums
National Parks
Parks & Attractions:
Desert Willow Golf Resort (100 ft) Desert Willow Golf Resort is arguably one of the finest public access courses in the country today. Recognized for its environmentally sound design and construction by both the Smithsonian Institute magazine and National Geographic Traveler magazine, Desert Willow has garnered a great deal of attention. The Firecliff Course is a championship tournament course offering over 180 sand features, narrow fairways, dry-river beds, bubbling brooks and beautiful desert vegetation. It has hosted the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Tournament, the Subaru Southern California Team Championship, and the Prestige at Palm Desert, a NCAA tournament. The Mountain View Course is also a championship resort course offering undulating fairways, dramatic visuals of the local mountains, tranquil lakes and trickling streams. Both courses offer a choice of five sets of tees making play enjoyable for all levels.

Joshua Tree National Park (37.5 mi)
The meeting point of the Colorado and Mojave Deserts provides opportunities to explore one of the most famous National Parks in America.

El Paseo Drive (4.8 mi)
Palm Desert is a world-class shopping venue famous for its "mini Rodeo Drive" called El Paseo Drive. Palm Trees lining El Paseo sparkle year round with Christmas lights, and an impressive collection of sculptures and art forms decorate a two-mile stretch in the middle of the promenade. While strolling this popular area be sure to stop in at the Gardens Shopping Center for a peek at its manicured desert gardens, prestigious boutiques and great restaurants. Also a highlight in the Palm Desert area is the Westfield Shopping Center. This massive indoor shopping center features its own movie theater and a selection of specialty shops and department stores.

Palm Springs Aerial Tram (20.4 mi)
Palm Springs Aerial Tram boasts the world's largest rotating tramcars. The 2.5 mile ascent takes you up the Mount San Jacinto Mountains, with panoramic views as the floor of the tram rotates 360 degrees. At the top there are 54 miles of hiking trails, from nature walks to awe-inspiring ascents for the most avid outdoor enthusiast.

Restaurants
Spa
Complimentary
Wi-Fi
On-site Activities
Basketball
BBQ Area(s)
Fitness Center
Game Room
Tennis
Swimming
Multiple Swimming Pools
Outdoor Hot Tub(s)
News & Events

News & Events

Latest News

Smart AlertPool B Renovations Sep 3 - Oct 14, 2019

Pool renovations will be taking place from September 3 through October 14, 2019 at Pool- B which surrounds buildings 12-18. Some noise can be expected during this time and there will also be construction crews/machines in the area between 9am and 5pm. We will make every effort to assign guests to other areas of the resort (pending availability) but it is not guaranteed. The three other pool areas will remain open during this time.

Smart AlertResort Center Pool Resurfacing Oct 15 - Oct 29, 2019

Pool resurfacing will be taking place from October 15 through October 29, 2019 at the resort center pool, adjacent to the main lobby. The three other pool areas will remain open during this time, for your enjoyment.

Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Arrival Information

Check In/Out
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 11:00
You Need To Know
Prior to checking in:
Please note: For the safety and security of all guests, photo identification, credit card for $100 security deposit and a fee will be required (cash is not an acceptable form of deposit).

Day Use
Facilities are available for day use purchase. If you are not staying at the resort, but are interested in using the facilities, please contact Reception the morning of the day you would like to request use. If available and after paying the current day use fee, you and up to five others may take advantage of the common area facilities for the day. Reception will provide you with the current day use fee. Day use is subject to availability and based upon management's discretion. This privilege is for Embarc members only.

Drone Rules
As per Transport Canada and FAA regulations, and to protect the safety and privacy of our members, owners, guests and team members, the operation of unmanned aerial systems and/or drones is prohibited by the general public, including recreational users and hobbyists. These devices may not be launched or operated from any Embarc property. If launched from outside of the resort property, the devices are prohibited from flying over and/or into the resort property boundaries. Transport Canada Regulations: Drones are prohibited from flying closer than 30 meters from people, animals, buildings, structures, or vehicles if they weigh over 250g up to 1kg and 76 meters if they weigh over 1kg up to 35kg. FAA Regulations: Any authorized operation of drones must be in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations, local law enforcement, and US Forest Service rules, as well as those policies separately established by the Resort. These authorizations, regulations and rules generally require an application to the FAA, certification, training, various restrictions, safety and national security clearances, and a specific limited purpose, as well as insurance coverage, indemnification requirements, and waivers and releases of liability.

When checking in:
- Hotel Guests: A photo identification, credit card for $100 security deposit and a daily $33.95 plus tax resort fee will be required (cash is not an acceptable form of deposit).
- Resort Fee includes access to the pools and hot tub, BBQ areas, game room, tennis & basketball court, fitness center, laundry facilities, wireless internet in the rooms and free local phone calls.
- Member Points Booking: Photo Identification and credit card for security deposit will need to be provided at check-in. Resort fees* will be waived when staying on your member point reservations. A resort fee of $33.95 plus tax per night will be added to the reservation if the member of Embarc™ is checking in on a rental reservation.
- Embarc Palm Desert offers several additional in-room amenities to improve your vacation experience. For a complete list of these additional amenities that can be provided in your vacation home, please contact the Front Desk.

Resort Details

Management
Resort Manager: Jason Fujimoto
E-mail
Reservations Department: PalmDesertConcierge@diamondresorts.com
Accessibility

Accessibility

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Accessibility Corporate Statement

Diamond Resorts is committed to providing stress-free holidays to our members, owners and guests. We take into consideration the needs of those who have a visual or hearing impairment, or a mobility access requirement.

We have an ongoing program of commitment which consists of:

  • Ensuring we comply with the current accessibility legislation.
  • Making appropriate enhancements (where possible) to resorts and resort plans.
  • Offering a wide range of accessibility aids.
  • Improving internal awareness and training.
  • Offering an appointed Accessibility Ambassador in each Resort, to take care and assist our members, owners and guests with accessibility needs.
  • Providing accurate information on our website, including information on access, available facilities and accessibility aids.
  • Communicating with our members via regular disability forums and surveys to identify areas for improvement.
  • Producing compliant literature and communicating within the same guidelines.

*Note: Please bear in mind that accessibility aids may vary from resort to resort.


We have ADA amenities available. For any guests needing assistance, or if you have any questions/comments regarding the above, please contact us at:

Call: 1.888.250.6150

E-mail: accessrequirements@diamondresorts.com

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