Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa to Debut in Indian Wells, California
Located in Indian Wells in the Greater Palm Springs area, the first resort concept for elevated lifestyle brand, Tommy Bahama, has opened as Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa, following an extensive, $20 million renovation and redesign that pairs island living with desert luxury. Situated against the Santa Rosa Mountains, the transformed resort boasts 215 guestrooms and reimagined villa suites infused with a custom tropical design aesthetic woven into 11 acres of olive trees, fragrant citrus groves and flower gardens. With 35,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space; three saltwater swimming pools with cabanas; Grapefruit Basil, a new signature restaurant and bar created specifically for the resort; exclusive retail products at the new Rosa Boutique; and 12,000-square-foot Spa Rosa, Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa will serve as a chic desert escape for travelers looking to soak up life’s simple pleasures and celebrate their most significant moments.
“We are thrilled to welcome visitors to the one-of-a-kind Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa,” said Kevin Barnes, general manager. “The transformed resort seamlessly merges Tommy Bahama’s signature, easy-going aesthetic with our unique haven, and Grapefruit Basil’s new culinary experience is a true highlight, thoughtfully designed for our valued guests and the desert community.”
“At Tommy Bahama, we’ve always believed in the art of living well and embracing the island lifestyle,” said Doug Wood, CEO of Tommy Bahama. “With this resort, we’re crafting an entirely new concept of leisure, fusing our brand’s essence with the unparalleled beauty of this desert oasis and creating a destination where every moment feels like a timeless escape.”
“The marrying of Tommy Bahama’s skillful concepting with Lowe’s expertise in developing inspiring environments has created a truly special experience at the Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa,” added Robert J. Lowe, Chairman and Founder of Lowe which co-owns the Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa. ‘With our hospitality management subsidiary, CoralTree Hospitality, at the helm, our guests will receive the same world class service at this newly imagined resort.”
Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa masterfully blends Tommy Bahama’s laid-back, coastal design aesthetic with Miramonte’s architecture, resulting in an effortless yet elevated resort atmosphere. Embracing the brand’s world-class artistry and craftsmanship with bespoke Tommy Bahama prints and décor, the reimagined Greater Palm Springs resort brings a welcoming residential feel while transporting guests to a paradise state of mind.
New design elements feature playful typography, pops of green and grapefruit pink, contemporary furniture, and colorful tropical patterns, bringing a sense of warmth and character to the property. Garden pathways wind through mature citrus trees and an olive tree grove, complete with hanging lanterns and fire pits, adding to the intimate, relaxing atmosphere.
Two-story bungalows welcome guests with grand archways to the resort’s 215 guestrooms, many featuring a private patio or balcony with dazzling garden and mountain views. The redesigned rooms embody the island-inspired essence of Tommy Bahama, with thoughtful placements of original wallpaper featuring lush green palms and touches of grapefruit pink and custom Tommy Bahama and LAFCO amenities.
The resort’s five redesigned villa suites embody their unique identity, entirely outfitted with Tommy Bahama furniture, décor, wallpaper and bedding, and semi-private patios. The Tiger Suite, featuring Tommy Bahama’s Los Altos collection, draws inspiration from cultural and design influences around the world; the Palm Suite blends modern luxury and traditional charm with lush, tropical heritage-inspired wallpaper, leather-wrapped carved bamboo and rattan detailing from the Twin Palms collection; the Pineapple Suite embodies island spirit with playful pineapple and paraquet wallpaper, weathered driftwood, woven rattan, and textured metal embodying the timeless Cypress Point collection; and the Paradise Suite is an oasis of picturesque palm trees, graceful jungle cats and island-inspired details of the Los Altos collection, like twisted banana leaf textures and natural wood finishes. Set against verdant foliage and rich, tropical bloom wallpaper, the 1,078-square-foot Grand Marlin Suite is the most luxurious, beckoning guests into a world of relaxation. Featuring custom pieces from the exclusive Tommy Bahama Palm Desert collection, this passport to paradise includes a primary bedroom and spa-like bathroom, a dining table and wet bar, living room with a guest bathroom, and floor-to-ceiling windows offering majestic views of the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mountains.
EAT & DRINK
Grapefruit Basil, the resort’s new signature restaurant and bar, is the first of its kind and was developed exclusively for Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa. Named after the famed Tommy Bahama cocktail and paying homage to citrus trees found across the property, interiors are anchored by hues of white and green with yellow accents embodied by live Meyer lemon trees inside. Serving brunch and dinner seven days a week, the indoor/outdoor dining venue features coastal-inspired dishes and a seasonal craft cocktail menu. From Santa Barbara smoked salmon and beef from a Santa Carota ranch in Bakersfield to Rancho Gordo beans harvested in Napa Valley, dishes are complemented by citrus and herbs grown at the resort.
Grapefruit Basil Bar serves small bites, a menu of tropical rum drinks and classic cocktails that have long defined Tommy Bahama, and an extensive wine list accompanied by local draft and bottled beer. An extension of Grapefruit Basil Bar, Chiki Palm is a new pool bar providing a cheeky yet elevated pool dining experience. Serving bagged tiki cocktails garnished with fresh citrus and herbs, the menu at Chiki Palm offers dishes presented in melamine bento boxes, including an All-American Burger, Poblano Chicken Quesadilla, Ahi Poke Bowl and flatbread.
MEET & CELEBRATE
Tommy Bahama Miramonte Resort & Spa offers more than 35,000 square feet of multipurpose indoor and outdoor space for meetings and corporate events for up to 500 guests. With connecting lawns and terraces providing stunning views of the Santa Rosa Mountains, the resort offers customizable catering menus and innovative breakout spaces all framed by desert surroundings. The resort’s eight meeting venues have been renamed to reflect the brand’s island spirit and include the expansive Grand Ballroom, signature Grand Lawn surrounded by greenery of ficus and cypress trees, intimate White Sands and Marlin Ballrooms, and second-story Sunset Terrace with unparalleled mountain views, a grand stone fireplace and cathedral columns. Tucked away off the Sunset Terrace, the Meeting Suites bring the outdoors in with natural light and French doors while providing a space for small, confidential meetings.
A coveted venue for “I do’s,” the resort provides a picturesque mountain backdrop for the ultimate desert wedding. With five breathtaking venues that can host up to 300 guests, couples can choose from the garden-like Miramonte Lawn boasting unforgettable desert sunsets, signature Grand Lawn surrounded by boxwood hedges and cypress trees, second-story Sunset Terrace, expansive Grand Ballroom, which opens directly to the Grand Lawn, and Marlin Ballroom with wooden beam-lined ceilings and expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Bridal and groom suites are available for wedding day preparations, and Spa Rosa offers curated wedding packages and services for bridal parties and bachelorette celebrations.
RELAX & RECHARGE
Presenting everything essential for a day of tropical relaxation, the renovated 12,000-square-foot Spa Rosa offers 11 serenely appointed treatment rooms for indoor/outdoor services and features a new menu of desert-inspired wellness treatments and rituals.
The holistic menu draws inspiration from the healing powers of the surrounding desert paired with Tommy Bahama’s Island spirit, and includes treatments such as the guided Daydream to Life Ritual, Island State of Mind Massage, Santa Rose Mountain Mud Body Mask, and Precious Rose Quartz Facial. Guests can unwind in Spa Rosa’s eucalyptus-infused steam rooms, four outdoor cabanas with open-air showers, outdoor meditation dens, and hot and cold soaking pools for pre- and post-treatment relaxation. Groups can rent out the intimate spa for a private wellness retreat or participate in breakout activities such as yoga on the lawn, a sound bath session with a local shaman or creating body oils using citrus from the property’s groves.
SHOP & PLAY
Home to three saltwater swimming pools, the resort’s signature Tommy Bahama Pool features grapefruit pink lounge chairs and umbrellas, private cabanas and a new poolside bar menu from Chiki Palm. Amongst the resort’s olive grove, a signature fire wall, eight fire pits, two bocce ball courts, and plush seating invite guests to relax and socialize.
Unlike any other Tommy Bahama retail store, the resort is home to new Rosa Boutique, a thoughtfully curated specialty store where guests can purchase luxury goods from local brands and Tommy Bahama merchandise exclusive to the resort. The upscale boutique offers items such as an aromatic Grapefruit Basil candle and branded print bags along with resort-exclusive apparel in signature print, Calypso Palms. Rosa Boutique’s stock of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories, from dressy linens, swimsuits and coverups to golf apparel, and a not-so-basic boyfriend shirt, all embody Tommy Bahama’s coastal attitude in a laid-back desert setting. Guests can shop for sporting equipment like Tommy Bahama printed pickleball paddles and golf club head covers, in addition to jewelry, sunglasses, hats, footwear, books, towels and more.
Surrounded by world-class golfing opportunities, guests can tee off at Indian Wells Golf Resort, featuring the Clive Clark Celebrity Course or the famed John Fought-designed Players Course and Putting Course. In partnership with Indian Wells Golf Resort, resort guests have access to convenient room charging privileges by simply showing their room key, and those who book direct up to 30 days in advance receive a discount.