The days before Christmas overflow with merriment and holiday cheer, and nowhere is that truer than at the premier Indian Wells resort—the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa.
Indian Wells, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2011
The days before Christmas overflow with merriment and holiday cheer, and nowhere is that truer than at the premier Indian Wells resort—the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa. This year, the resort invites guests and their families to get into the holiday spirit with their 12 Days of Esmeralda Events. Starting on December 15, this very kid-friendly Palm Springs-area resort will have something new and fun every day for guests of all ages to experience. With twelve days of festive activities, and a beautiful desert resort decked out in all its holiday splendor, everyone will be in the spirit of the season.
The 12 Days of Esmeralda Holiday Events at the Renaissance Indian Wells resort include:
Thursday, December 15-17
Santa’s Mailbox: Children write letters to Santa, and the resort maintains a direct line to the North Pole to make sure they get to the Jolly Ole Elf in time for him to send back a reply.
Friday, December 16
Story time with Mrs. Claus, complete with milk and cookies, mid-morning in the STIR Lounge. In the evening, the Xavier High School Chorus gives a special holiday performance.
Saturday, December 17
Pancakes & Santa: Santa has cleared his schedule for a special breakfast buffet at the resort’s CAVA Indian Wells restaurant. Reservations required.*
Sunday, December 18
Photo Booth: Perfect for family holiday photos featuring the tackiest sweaters, or the most fashionable swimwear, or both!
Monday, December 19
Eggnog Tasting: Chefs at the resort’s Indian Wells restaurants have concocted their own version using a secret recipe. Reservations required.*
Tuesday, December 20
S’mores: Guests are invited to the patio fire pits or Rose Lawn for some old-fashioned s’more making.
Wednesday, December 21
Holiday Cooking Class: The resort’s master chef will instruct guests in the fine art of holiday appetizers. Reservations required.*
Thursday, December 22
Holiday Cocktail Class: Mix it up at the resort’s Glo Bar. Sampling is heartily encouraged. Reservations required (21 and over only).*
Friday, December 23
Christmas Serenade: Carolers from local schools gather at the Renaissance Esmeralda to serenade guests with holiday favorites.
Saturday, December 24
Carriage Rides: On Christmas Eve, horse-drawn carriages will carry guests on charming tours of the resort’s stunning grounds.
Sunday, December 25
Gingerbread Houses: The fun begins after a leisurely morning brunch. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will both enjoy building edible abodes. Reservations required.*
Monday, December 26
Roasting Chestnuts: A unique holiday event at the resort’s open fire pits. There is apparently a song written about this unusual activity.
*Call 760-773-4444 to make reservations.
The 12 Days of Esmeralda Events at this Indian Wells resort is open to guests and locals alike. Whether guests come for just a weekend getaway, or make plans to stay for all 12 days, there’s no better place to celebrate the holiday season than at the most luxurious Palm Springs family resort—the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa.
About the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Guests awaken a sense of wonder at this Indian Wells, CA resort. Set against the Santa Rosa Mountains at the foothills of Palm Springs' Coachella Valley, the Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort & Spa creates an atmosphere of luxury and relaxation unmatched by any other Indian Wells resort or hotel. Enjoy a rejuvenating spa treatment, world-class tennis, championship golf, amazing dining at the acclaimed Sirocco or Cava restaurants, sizzling nightlife, free Wi-Fi in the lobby and breathtaking desert sunsets. Guests can relax on a private balcony after a refreshing night's sleep, or take a dip in the inviting sand beach pool. Kids will love the Camp Oasis, with activities that will excite and engage them. Capturing the essence of California style, this Indian Wells resort's stunning décor boasts a majestic staircase, distinctive guestrooms and 100,000 square feet of meeting space.