WELCOME

TO THE DESERT RESORT
CONCIERGES ASSOCIATION

WELCOME

TO THE DESERT RESORT

CONCIERGES ASSOCIATION

Supporting Local Businesses
While Serving Tourists Since 1989

Since 1989, the DRCA has been partnering with local business leaders in the community to promote the growth of the Coachella Valley. Monthly events, relationship building and tourism education are the foundation of the DRCA. The hospitality and tourism industry has grown tremendously in the past decade. Our concierges have been at the front of that growth.

Experts in the newest and best places to visit including must see locations and attractions throughout the desert. Several concierges are golden key members from Les Clef d’Or USA. A world-renowned hospitality association which honors extraordinary talent.

Simply put our Concierges are the finest in the valley.

COMMUNITY
ANNOUNCEMENT

As President of the Desert Resort Concierge Association, I would like to welcome you to our beautiful Coachella Valley. As we began to adapt to our new normal and our current changing business practices, we are committed to providing you with up to date business information and safety measure practices to apply when visiting.

As our resorts and local businesses begin to reopen month by month we would like to say to our future guests-WELCOME!

Please continue to reach out to our local concierge and Facebook page for current information and to learn more about upcoming events.

Amber Owens, President

history of the
coachella valley

The 45 mile California desert is surrounded by the beautiful Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. A tranquil environment of palm trees, open horizons and a variety of agriculture. The first ancestors were the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Their roots go back to over 5,000 years. 

The hospitality and tourism industry has grown tremendously in the past decade. Our concierges have been at the front of that growth. Knowing the newest and best places to visit including must see locations and attractions throughout the desert.

Since 1989, the DRCA has been partnering with local business leaders in the community to promote the growth of the Coachella Valley. Monthly events, relationship building and tourism education are the foundation of the DRCA. The hospitality and tourism industry has grown tremendously in the past decade. Our concierges have been at the front of that growth.

Experts in the newest and best places to visit including must see locations and attractions throughout the desert. Several concierges are golden key members from Les Clef d’Or USA. A world-renowned hospitality association which honors extraordinary talent.

Simply put our Concierges are the finest in the valley.

WELCOME
To The
Desert Resort Concierges Association

Since 1989, the DRCA has supported the local growth of businesses while serving tourists. We are a network of professional concierges committed to serving and promoting tourism in the Coachella Valley. 

Several DRCA concierges are golden key members from Les Clef d’Or USA. The international and world-renowned hospitality association which honors extraordinary tourist experts. 

COMMUNITY
ANNOUNCEMENT

As President of the Desert Resort Concierge Association, I would like to welcome you to our beautiful Coachella Valley. As we began to adapt to our new normal and our current changing business practices, we are committed to providing you with up to date business information and safety measure practices to apply when visiting.

As our resorts and local businesses begin to reopen month by month we would like to say to our future guests-WELCOME!

Please continue to reach out to our local concierge and Facebook page for current information and to learn more about upcoming events.

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

As President of the Desert Resort Concierge Association, I would like to welcome you to our beautiful Coachella Valley. As we began to adapt to our new normal and our current changing business practices, we are committed to providing you with up to date business information and safety measure practices to apply when visiting. The safety of our visitors and local businesses is of the utmost importance to our community. As our resorts and local businesses begin to reopen month by month we would like to say to our future guests-WELCOME!

Please continue to reach out to our local concierge and Facebook page for current information and to learn more about upcoming events.

history of the coachella valley

The 45 mile California desert is surrounded by the beautiful Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. It’s a recreational resort community. A tranquil environment of palm trees, open horizons and a variety of agriculture. The first ancestors were the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Their roots go back to over 5,000 years. Tribal casinos are throughout the valley and are famous for hosting entertainment events and music concerts. 

history of the
coachella valley

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The 45 mile California desert is surrounded by the beautiful Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains. A tranquil environment of palm trees, open horizons and a variety of agriculture. The first ancestors were the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Their roots go back to over 5,000 years. 

The hospitality and tourism industry has grown tremendously in the past decade. Our concierges have been at the front of that growth. Knowing the newest and best places to visit including must see locations and attractions throughout the desert.

the coachella valley is resort living at its finest. Unwind in a desert oasis.

arts and
entertainment

Since the early 1900’s Hollywood movie-stars, scientists, artists and people looking for a healthier way of life have come to the Coachella Valley. People are attracted to the desert beauty, warm weather and clear blue skies.

The Coachella Valley has hosted many US Presidents at the famous Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage. Celebrities such as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Liberace, Cary Grant, and Elizabeth Taylor were once homeowners here just to name a few

EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS

Choose from the numerous hiking trails and outdoor sports. You have over one hundred hiking trails to choose from. A must-see is the 60-foot waterfall in the Indian Canyons. Dip into the cool mountain water streams at the Andrea’s Canyon, Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Canyon and Murray Canyon trails while hiking. You won’t regret it!

The top places to camp are Joshua Tree National Park, Lake Cahuilla, and the Whitewater Preserve..

SPA | WELLNESS

Relax in a desert oasis of peace and tranquility. Restore your body, mind and soul in one of our many world-class spas to choose from. Pools ranging from natural thermal mineral water, saltwater pools and hot and cold plunge pools. 

To name a few, La Quinta Resort and Spa, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa, Omni Mirage, JW Marriott Resort and Spa, The Parker Palm Springs and Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs. 

Our resort concierges will be most happy to explore these choices with you and assist with an appointment.

rELAX | PLAY | SHOP

Make time to discover the abundant desert boutiques, luxury shopping areas, exquisite galleries. 

While you’re at it discover you’re new favorite brunch or dinner spot. See why chefs and foodies travel to the food scene in the CV.

OLD TOWN | LA QUINTA

Old Town invites a more casual scene. With over 30 vendors and restaurants this is a great spot for socializing. There are several small cafes, bars, a brewery and wine lounge, restaurants and shops. It’s located near the world-famous PGA golf course. While your there dine outside and enjoy the star lit sky. Surround yourself with the Santa Rosa mountain. The small town feel makes it magical. It’s no wonder it’s the locals favorite.

EL PASEO | PALM DESERT

Nine-blocks of highly acclaimed restaurants to choose from. Most famous for it’s world-class luxury shops, jewelers, and galleries. Also, while you’re visiting capture a photo of the art sculptures that are showcased throughout the strip. Palm Desert adopted “Art in Public Places.” The creative art scene is thriving with several art shows at CODA, Melissa Morgan, and Maxson Art Studio and Gallery.

DOWNTOWN |
PALM SPRINGS

Known for its mid-century architecture and world-renowned resorts. Palm Springs has grown into a famous destinations spots. Downtown, Palm Canyon Drive, is filled with colorful art, shops, architecture and restaurants. Walk the Stars of Fame and shop the different small boutiques. There are a variety of name brand stores and fun thrift stores to choose from. 

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RELAX | PLAY | SHOP

There is something to do for everyone. Choose from variety of attractions or just soak up the sun by a pool! If you are ready for leisure you’ve come to the right place. With great weather nearly all year long you are sure to unwind and lose yourself in our desert oasis.

arts and entertainment

Since the early 1900’s Hollywood movie-stars, scientists, artists and people looking for a healthier way of life have come to the Coachella Valley. People are attracted to the desert beauty, warm weather and clear blue skies. The Coachella Valley has hosted many US Presidents at the famous Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage. Celebrities such as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Liberace, Cary Grant, and Elizabeth Taylor were once homeowners here just to name a few!

We are best known for over 100 world-famous golf courses, tennis, natural hot mineral springs spas in the city of Desert Hot Springs and world class resort living. For over 20 years the city of Indio has hosted the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and also added The Stagecoach Country Music Festival. The BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament takes place every March in Indian Wells which brings all the top players worldwide to our valley. The excitement is unmatched with people from all over the world coming to the Coachella Valley for these numerous events. 

arts and entertainment

Since the early 1900’s Hollywood movie-stars, scientists, artists and people looking for a healthier way of life have come to the Coachella Valley. People are attracted to the desert beauty, warm weather and clear blue skies. The Coachella Valley has hosted many US Presidents at the famous Annenberg Estate in Rancho Mirage. Celebrities such as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Liberace, Cary Grant, and Elizabeth Taylor were once homeowners here just to name a few!

We are best known for over 100 world-famous golf courses, tennis, natural hot mineral springs spas in the city of Desert Hot Springs and world class resort living. For over 20 years the city of Indio has hosted the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and also added The Stagecoach Country Music Festival. The BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament takes place every March in Indian Wells which brings all the top players worldwide to our valley. The excitement is unmatched with people from all over the world coming to the Coachella Valley for these numerous events. 

explore the outdoors

Surround yourself in majestic desert nature. Go sight-seeing, bird watching, and run into bighorn sheep. The open horizons, mountain terrains and desert landscape invite a variety of hikes. Try horseback riding, electric bikes, jeep tours, rock climbing in Joshua Tree National Park, tennis, pickleball and of course, golf. 

Choose from the numerous hiking trails and outdoor sports. You have over one hundred hiking trails to choose from. A must-see is the 60-foot waterfall in the Indian Canyons. Dip into the cool mountain water streams at the Andrea’s Canyon, Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Canyon and Murray Canyon trails while hiking. You won’t regret it! The top places to camp are Joshua Tree National Park, Lake Cahuilla, and the Whitewater Preserve. 

explore the outdoors

Surround yourself in majestic desert nature. Go sight-seeing, bird watching, and run into bighorn sheep. The open horizons, mountain terrains and desert landscape invite a variety of hikes. Try horseback riding, electric bikes, jeep tours, rock climbing in Joshua Tree National Park, tennis, pickleball and of course, golf. 

Choose from the numerous hiking trails and outdoor sports. You have over one hundred hiking trails to choose from. A must-see is the 60-foot waterfall in the Indian Canyons. Dip into the cool mountain water streams at the Andrea’s Canyon, Tahquitz Canyon, Palm Canyon and Murray Canyon trails while hiking. You won’t regret it! The top places to camp are Joshua Tree National Park, Lake Cahuilla, and the Whitewater Preserve. 

SPA AND WELLNESS

Relax in a desert oasis of peace and tranquility. Restore your body, mind and soul in one of our many world class spas to choose from. Pools ranging from natural thermal mineral water, saltwater pools and hot and cold plunge pools.

Our luxury resort spas are most popular as they offer a full menu of treatment choices and fitness classes that will melt your troubles away. To name a few, La Quinta Resort and Spa, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa, Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Renaissance Indian Wells, The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage, JW Marriott Resort and Spa, The Parker Palm Springs and Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs. Our resort concierge will be most happy to explore these choices with you and assist with an appointment!

dining and shopping

See why many chefs and foodies travel to the Coachella Valley for the food scene. Find your new favorite brunch or dinner spot. With hundreds of great options to choose from. Including steak houses, seafood, Mexican, vegetarian, Italian, Asian and much more! Stroll along the pavilions of boutiques, galleries and shops. Listen to live music, enjoy the farmers markets, and holiday festivals.

SPA AND WELLNESS

Relax in a desert oasis of peace and tranquility. Restore your body, mind and soul in one of our many world class spas to choose from. Pools ranging from natural thermal mineral water, saltwater pools and hot and cold plunge pools.

Our luxury resort spas are most popular as they offer a full menu of treatment choices and fitness classes that will melt your troubles away. To name a few, La Quinta Resort and Spa, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa, Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Renaissance Indian Wells, The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage, JW Marriott Resort and Spa, The Parker Palm Springs and Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs. Our resort concierge will be most happy to explore these choices with you and assist with an appointment!

Relax in a desert oasis of peace and tranquility. Restore your body, mind and soul in one of our many world class spas to choose from. Pools ranging from natural thermal mineral water, saltwater pools and hot and cold plunge pools.

Our luxury resort spas are most popular as they offer a full menu of treatment choices and fitness classes that will melt your troubles away. To name a few, La Quinta Resort and Spa, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa, Omni Rancho Las Palmas, Renaissance Indian Wells, The Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage, JW Marriott Resort and Spa, The Parker Palm Springs and Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs. Our resort concierge will be most happy to explore these choices with you and assist with an appointment!

dining and more

See why many chefs and foodies travel to the Coachella Valley for the food scene.

Find your new favorite brunch or dinner spot. With hundreds of great options to choose from. Including steak houses, seafood, Mexican, vegetarian, Italian, Asian and much more! Looking to celebrate a special occasion? We recommend booking a reservation ahead of time. The livelest spots in town are Old Town in La Quinta, the Palm Springs strip and El Paseo Drive in Palm Desert. Stroll along the pavilions of boutiques, galleries and shops. Listen to live music, enjoy the farmers markets, and holiday festivals.

 

OLD TOWN | LA QUINTA

Old Town invites a more casual scene. With over 30 vendors and restaurants this is a great spot for socializing. There are several small cafes, bars, a brewery and wine lounge, restaurants and shops. It’s located near the world-famous PGA golf course. While your there dine outside and enjoy the star lit sky. Surround yourself with the Santa Rosa mountain. The small town feel makes it magical. It’s no wonder it’s the locals favorite.

EL PASEO | PALM DESERT

Nine-blocks of highly acclaimed restaurants to choose from. Most famous for it’s world-class luxury shops, jewelers, and galleries. Also, while you’re visiting capture a photo of the art sculptures that are showcased throughout the strip. Palm Desert adopted “Art in Public Places.” The creative art scene is thriving with several art shows at CODA, Melissa Morgan, and Maxson Art Studio and Gallery.

DOWNTOWN | PALM SPRINGS

Known for its mid-century architecture and world-renowned resorts. Palm Springs has grown into a famous destinations spots. Downtown, Palm Canyon Drive, is filled with colorful art, shops, architecture and restaurants. Walk the Stars of Fame and shop the different small boutiques. There are a variety of name brand stores and fun thrift stores to choose from. 

OLD TOWN | LA QUINTA

Old Town invites a more casual scene. With over 30 vendors and restaurants this is a great spot for socializing. There are several small cafes, bars, a brewery and wine lounge, restaurants and shops. It’s located near the world-famous PGA golf course. While your there dine outside and enjoy the star lit sky. Surround yourself with the Santa Rosa mountain. The small town feel makes it magical. It’s no wonder it’s the locals favorite.

EL PASEO | PALM DESERT

Nine-blocks of highly acclaimed restaurants to choose from. Most famous for it’s world-class luxury shops, jewelers, and galleries. Also, while you’re visiting capture a photo of the art sculptures that are showcased throughout the strip. Palm Desert adopted “Art in Public Places.” The creative art scene is thriving with several art shows at CODA, Melissa Morgan, and Maxson Art Studio and Gallery.

DOWNTOWN | PALM SPRINGS

Known for its mid-century architecture and world-renowned resorts. Palm Springs has grown into a famous destinations spots. Downtown, Palm Canyon Drive, is filled with colorful art, shops, architecture and restaurants. Walk the Stars of Fame and shop the different small boutiques. There are a variety of name brand stores and fun thrift stores to choose from. 

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SHOP LOCAL

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