Welcome to Shadow Mountain Resort & Club®, the First Palm Desert Resort. 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 memorable Vacations in Palm Desert.

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Meet Palm Desert’s Tennis Professionals

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.

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Visit the Best
Location in
Palm Desert

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.

Things to Do


Golf at over 100 local courses in the Palm Desert valley.


Refresh with a swim in our historic signature Figure-8 Pool.

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2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 Winner,
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

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