The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert

Discover fun activities near Downtown Palm Springs

Your getaway to Palm Desert, CA, offers abundant outdoor adventures, cultural events and entertainment. Our year-round temperate climate lets you take full advantage of our breathtaking desert terrain with visits to outdoor sites such as Joshua Tree National Park and Coachella Valley Preserve. Whether by Jeep, Hummer or on-foot, our nature and wildlife delight the whole family. In the morning, tee off at Mountain View Golf Course by our resort. For nights out and rewarding cultural experiences, stop by any number of museums or theaters in downtown Palm Springs.

Desert Willow Golf Courses

As a guest of The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert, you’ll have full access to the adjacent Desert Willow Golf Resort and special golf packages. Here, two award-winning championship golf courses—considered 36 holes of the Coachella Valley’s more challenging plays—converge in one legendary golf resort destination. Plus, the Palm Desert Golf Academy offers a world-class instruction facility just a chip shot away from your resort.

Mountain View Course

Designed to be a transition between the more challenging and tournament quality Firecliff course and the traditional course of fence to fence turf grass, flowers, and flowing water.

The Mountain View Course, with full view of turf grass and resort buildings.

Firecliff Course

This course is a true test of skill where golfers must negotiate their way around extensive natural areas and numerous water features.

The Firecliff Course, with full view of turf grass and resort buildings.
On-Site Outlets
Desert Willow golf courses with view of mountain and resort buildings.

Desert Willow Golf Resort

Guests at our Palm Desert resort have access to two championship courses at the adjacent Desert Willow Golf Resort. Golfers of all levels are welcomed to this legendary destination to play a few rounds or take lessons at the Palm Desert Golf Academy.

Small gym with fitness equipment.

WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio

Aerial view of pool area with treeline and resort.


Mirage Pool Upper Deck

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-9:00 PM


Towels provided


Children's Pool

Mirage Pool Lower Deck

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-9:00 PM


Towels provided


Lifeguard on Duty

Children's Pool

Quiet Pool

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM


Children's Pool


Onsite Activities
Grill area, view of three grill units, patio seating, and umbrellas.
Grilling Areas

Gather with family and friends at the Grilling Areas for a wholesome dinner enjoying the gorgeous desert landscape.

The Kids Club area, with activity tables, bookshelves, and other seating.
Westin® Kids Club

Let your kids find their inner adventurer at this supervised half-day camp experience, while you take a break and discover a few activities on your own. Phone: +1 760-636-7000

A well-lit fire in the Fire Pit areas, low patio seating, and view of the setting sun.
Fire Pit

A relaxing evening gathering at the onsite fire pit is the perfect way to end the day.