Recreation, relaxation, rejuvenation

 And the Best Tennis in Palm Desert and Palm Springs

What’s your pleasure? At Shadow Mountain there are so many things to do. Whether you like to be on the go – or on a chaise lounge with a good book – you’ve come to the right place.


Cool Off in Our Signature Pool

Swim in the historic signature figure-8 pool (130 feet long, one of the largest in the desert), or three smaller pools and five whirlpool spas. All pools and spas are heated and salt treated for softer, gentler water.


The Desert Tennis Academy – A Top Tennis Resort in the US

  • Tennis/Pickleball lessons and group clinics available
  • 16 championship courts including 3 clay and 6 lighted
  • 6 pickleball courts
  • Full service tennis pro-shop offering a variety of sportswear, logo apparel and accessories, stringing services and match coordination
  • Court time is complimentary to resort guests


Swing Into Our Tennis Pro Shop

Shadow Mountain Resort offers a full-service tennis pro shop featuring a variety of fashionable sportswear, logo apparel, tennis racquets, pickleball paddles and accessories. Take home a Shadow Mountain t-shirt, ball cap, sweatshirt, or blanket as a souvenir. Stringing services also are available. Sunscreen,  sunglasses and snacks are all for purchase at the tennis pro shop.


More Than 110 Golf Courses Nearby

There are over 110 public & private golf courses in the Palm Springs area featuring gorgeous mountain views, beautiful water features, lush greens and artistic desert landscaping.  Read more about the golf club here.

Play Outside From Dusk ‘Til Dawn

Outdoor recreational opportunities at the resort include basketball, ping pong, grass volleyball, and of course, swimming, tennis and pickleball. Our front desk offers complimentary use of recreational balls, ping pong paddles and more.

View area events, local attractions and outdoor opportunities for listings of area events, local attractions and additional outdoor opportunities in and around Palm Desert and the Palm Springs area.


Enjoy a Drink After Your Match

Dine at the resort’s Top of the Courts Cafe & Bar for breakfast and lunch (seasonal), overlooking the magnificent figure-8 pool and tennis courts. Historic photos of the Shadow Mountain Club of yesteryear adorn the walls. The restaurant includes a full bar with happy hour offerings during season.

Grill Out Pool-Side

Unique to Shadow Mountain Resort, small groups can also bring their own food and rent the barbeque next to the main pool for a nominal fee. Just reserve a time at the front desk, invite your friends/family and relish the camaraderie and beautiful surroundings. Many of the resort condos also offer private barbeques.

Relax & Unwind with a Massage 

By appointment only, massage services include customized treatments offering a variety of therapeutic and sports related massages.

Squeeze a Workout In

We understand the importance of maintaining your fitness regimen while traveling for vacation or work.  That’s why we have equipped our fitness studio, complete with a universal machine, recumbent bike, upright bike, treadmill, elliptical machine, free weights, yoga mats and balance balls to accommodate your workout needs.

After a workout, relax in the saunas located in the men’s and women’s locker rooms. For your convenience showers are also available.

Stay Productive at Our Business Center


If you must work, the resort offers a business center featuring a computer with access to printing, free Wi-Fi in public areas including the resort lobby, Top of the Courts Café, tennis pro shop and public areas around the main pool.  Fax, photocopying and mail services are also available at the front desk.