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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by A Girls Guide to Cars and the BMW Performance Center in Thermal California. However, opinions are 100% mine.

Ohh Ahhh was the feeling I got when we drove up in our Volkswagen Passat GT into the Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa Curio Collection by Hilton. It was my home away from home for 2 nights in Palm Springs, California, during the A Girl’s Guide to Cars conference. I say “home away from home” and not “home base” or “hotel” because truly, this resort and spa felt like a home. From the moment I stepped into the lobby until the moment I left for the airport, Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa made me feel welcomed and oh so comfy. It managed to wow me with its style and still keep me feeling like I’d been there my entire life.

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Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa is Upscale and Laid Back

There’s a certain feel I get when I stay at a posh hotel. I did not feel that one single solitary moment while I was at the Miramonte. On the contrary, I wished my stay would have been a bit longer! Palm Springs was a bucket list city for a long time – CHECKED! I always heard that Palm Springs was known as Hollywood’s playground for Hollywood’s elite. I realized it isn’t just for them! It’s filled with so many great activities all surrounded by its natural beauty and quite affordable for many.

Mamacita On The Move

Mamacita On The Move

Rooms – Beautiful contemporary décor style

The rooms were spectacularly decorated in a contemporary décor style that was most certainly upscale and inviting. The resort combined a sense of luxury with a welcoming, relaxing tone that came across wonderfully in the choice of bed, linens, wall color, and even drapery. It was posh but not pretentious which I appreciate. Plenty of space, but the rooms weren’t so big as to feel cavernous. Another noteworthy feature of my room was the wonderful view.

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Grounds –  Views of Santa Rosa mountains 

Speaking of views, the grounds of Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa are second to none. Featuring three pools, wonderful firepits, beautiful cabanas, and outdoor games, Miramonte has everything you’d ever want in a resort, and it’s all done quite beautifully. They lean heavily on Spanish-style architecture and no shortage of greenery, which gives the entire outdoor area of the resort a classic feel that still remains fun and engaging rather than dour and arms-length. With gorgeous olive trees and citrus groves, This is, after all, Coachella’s famous Music Fesival destination and it’s where those famous celebrities like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra retreated to escape their busy schedules.

Mamacita On The Move

Mamacita On The Move

The SPA – I found My Happy place!

The Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa counts with an award-winning full-service spa.  Superb amenities such as saltwater pool, 9-indoor treatment rooms, 3-outdoor relaxation spaces.  Hot and cool soaking pools, eucalyptus-infused steam rooms, and a relaxation lounge all promote tranquility. Are you relaxed yet? If you are a local, you can take advantage of their Live the Well Spa lifestyle with year-round member events and monthly classes.

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If you’re a foodie, the dining at Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa is can’t-miss. Their Citrus & Palm restaurant offers farm-to-table meals, all using the freshest possible local ingredients for a difference that you can absolutely taste. From burgers and fries to upscale meals, dining at Miramonte Resort and Spa is something everyone who stays at the resort should experience for themselves – preferably more than once.

Mamacita On The Move

Mamacita On The Move

Experience Miramonte Resort and Spa for Yourself

Even though I got to experience the BMW Performance School and a lot of other interesting and informative car-related activities on my trip, by far the Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa was excellent. The grounds, lobby, and rooms were all so inviting, and the staff was incredible. I also thoroughly enjoyed the amazing food! From start to finish, Miramonte Resort and Spa was hands-down one of the best lodging experiences.

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If you’re planning a trip to the area and looking for a peaceful desert oasis nestled at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains, take this under a two hour drive from Orange County and LA, and make it “the” weekend getaway that you won’t want to miss, a bucket list item checked! Whether your you are looking for a family-focused getaway, solo, couple, party-focused, wedding, the Miramonte Indian Wells Resort and Spa will definitely hit the spot!


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Make sure to enter our giveaway for a chance to win an overnight at Miramonte Resort and more. Enter below!

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Contest rules: Entries must be completed by 11:59PM Pacific December 31st, 2018. No purchase necessary; contest open only to US residents 18 years old or older and subject to the laws of the state of California. Winner will be chosen by random drawing from qualified entires and verified by A Girls Guide to Cars; winner will be notified by email no later than January 7th, 2019. Prize will be delivered by USPS to a valid US address; prizes cannot be shipped to a P.O. box. Winners may be asked to provide identification to receive their prize. Prize valued at $1,200, not exchangeable for cash or other items. Prize is limited to one (1) night accommodations at Miramonte Resort, Indian Wells, CA with date of accommodation subject to approval by Miramonte management; one (1) breakfast for two at Miramonte Resort; one (1) half day driving instruction and hot lap package for one person at BMW Performance Center West, Thermal, CA. Travel and additional accommodations are the responsibility of the winner. Contest is administered by and prizes awarded by A Girls Guide to Cars, which assumes no liability for the administration of this contest. Miramonte Indian Wells Resort, BMW Performance Center, Visit Greater Palm Springs Area, and all other event partners assume no responsibility or liability for the administration of this contest. A total of 1 grand prize will be awarded.

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