Welcome to Shadow Mountain Resort & Club®, the Original Palm Desert Resort Hotel. Founded in 1946, Shadow Mountain Resort is a distinct part of the history of Palm Desert, California. Our Famous Figure 8 Pool & Spa, Private Villas, and Elite Tennis Facilities, have helped establish Palm Desert as California’s best destination for year-round tennis, world-class golf, and peaceful relaxation. For over 70 years, we’ve created spectacular Palm Desert Resort Vacations.
Shadow Mountain Resort & Club® features the award winning Desert Tennis Academy and extensive Private Tennis Facilities. Our Tennis Professionals provide private lessons and tennis training, and we host many annual tennis tournaments. We’ve also embraced Pickleball, a fun new racquet sport that combines elements of Badminton, Tennis, and Ping-Pong. We’re passionate about tennis and enjoy sharing this passion with our guests.
Located just two blocks from El Paseo, Palm Desert’s famous shopping destination, Shadow Mountain Resort provides both peaceful solitude and access to vibrant entertainment. Our guests can easily walk to downtown Palm Desert, experience exciting desert activities and festivals, and return home to their own private resort. Shadow Mountain Resort boasts the best location in Palm Desert.
With 4 pools, 5 whirlpool spas, 16 tennis courts, a golf course, 2 restaurants, a fitness studio, AND you can walk to town, Shadow Mountain Resort has everything you need for your SoCal getaway.
Named by Tennis Magazine as one of the top 25 tennis academies in the U.S., our 16 tennis courts, private and semi-private lessons and on premise pro-shop make Shadow Mountain Resort the perfect destination for tennis players of any skill-level.
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