Desert Willow Villas – An Elegant Golf Escape in Palm Desert near Indian Canyons

Palm Desert, California, United States
2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
8 Guests

What is the cancellation policy?

Please read our Cancellation policy carefully as it depends on which resort you book through us according to the name of the Developer:

WESTIN Resorts

Our cancellation policy is you can make any changes or cancellation 61 days or more prior to your arrival, once you are within 60 days there is no changes or cancellations allowed; There is a cancellation fee of $ 50 regardless to pay in the event of a cancellation.

61 days plus from check in = 100% refund – $50 cancellation fee

60 days or less from check in = NO Cancellation + $50 cancellation fee

This unit is not necessarily the one in the picture; it will be assigned at the time of check-in.

Important Alerts

Guests should be aware of the following:

Construction Updates

The Westin Desert Willow Villas will be undergoing a refresh of our villas from Aug. 13, 2023, through Dec. 24, 2023. Construction activity and noise will occur between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Cashless Resort

There is no cash available at this resort and credit cards are the only acceptable form of payment.

General Property Updates

Parking for nightly rental guest effective Jan. 1, 2021 will be $20 per night.

Please note: Parking is not available on site for larger vehicles such as motorhomes, vehicles with trailers, watercraft, or similar. Please contact the property in advance for assistance.

Amenity Status

The current status of resort amenities and services is subject to change at any time. Please continue to check this website frequently for updates prior to your upcoming reservation.



  • Activities (On-Site)

  • Activity Center

  • BBQ Grills

  • Bicycle Rentals

  • Concierge

  • Fitness Center

    Open 24 hours daily.

  • Fitness Class

  • Hot Tub(s)/Spa(s)

  • Housekeeping

  • On-Site Convenience Store

    The Mountain View Marketplace is open daily from 6 a.m. through 10 p.m.

  • On-Site Restaurant

    The Agave Grill & Bar is open Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The kitchen closes at 9 p.m. Palo Verde Snack Shop is open Daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Pool Bar/Grille

    The Pool Bar/Grille is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (subject to change).

  • Pool Chairs

  • Pool(s)

    • Mirage – Open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Ironwood – Open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Quiet Pool – Open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Palo Verde – Open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Jimmy Jammer waterslide – Open from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Sidewinder waterslide – Open Seasonally.
  • Poolside Cabanas

  • Sports Courts

  • Steam Room/Sauna


Find your vacation paradise at our Palm Desert, CA resort

Bask in the beauty of our Palm Desert getaway. The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert is a vacation ownership resort in southern CA, just minutes from popular attractions such as The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway and Palm Desert Aquatic Center. Return from your day in the desert and take advantage of three sparkling pools with a kiddie pool, cabanas, a whirlpool spa and a 159-foot waterslide. Exercise in our 24-hour Westin WORKOUT® Fitness Studio or sample delicious cuisine and refreshing drinks at our restaurant and bars. World-class golf awaits you at the nearby Desert Willow Golf Resort with the Mountain View Golf Course. Our one- and two-bedroom villa rentals feature complimentary Wi-Fi, full kitchens and well-equipped kitchenettes, washers and dryers, Westin Heavenly® Beds, Westin Heavenly® Baths and fully furnished balconies or patio with views of the Sonoran Desert or resort areas. Your California vacation begins at The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert.

Vacation with Confidence: Our Next Level of Clean
Your health is priority. To help you stay healthy when you stay with us, we’ve expanded our exacting standards, from enhanced cleaning protocols using hospital-grade disinfectants to social distancing measures and hand sanitizing stations you’ll find throughout the property.

Experience a Villa Vacation

Once you experience the villa

A Variety of World-Class Amenities

The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert places you at the heart of the best Palm Desert has to offer. However, with an abundance of amenities of its own, relaxation and exhilaration are just steps from the comfort of your villa.

Like-Home Comforts

Villas come complete with stylish like-home comforts including fully equipped kitchens or well-equipped kitchenettes, washers and dryers, living spaces, complimentary Wi-Fi and resort amenities without the resort fees.

Spectacular Views

Each villa invites guests to gaze at the stunning Sonoran Desert or well-manicured golf views from the comfort of a furnished balcony.



The guest side of your lockoff villa comfortably sleeps up to four adults and features these amenities:

  • Bedroom with king-size Westin Heavenly® Bed and HDTV
  • Westin Heavenly® Bath
  • Living area with sofa bed, HDTV, DVD player and Bose® sound system
  • Dining area
  • Well-equipped kitchenette with glass cooktop, microwave oven, full-size refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, coffeemaker, toaster, blender and dinnerware
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony or patio with outdoor furniture
  • Blackout-lined drapery
  • Wireless high-speed internet access
  • In-room safe

Your comfortable two-bedroom lockoff villa at The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert, is a stylish, intuitively designed retreat combining a one-bedroom premium villa and a one-bedroom villa. You have the option of entertaining a villa full of guests or reserving one side of your villa at a time so you can enjoy two distinct vacations.

Please note: This is an artist’s rendering of one type of two-bedroom lockoff villa. It is provided to give a general idea of villa rooms/areas. The dimensions, interior layout and fixtures of the villa as built may vary from those shown.

* Square footage is approximate. Villa amenities are subject to change. Furnishings may vary. Artist’s rendering, finished product may vary.

The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert places you at the heart of the best Palm Desert has to offer. However, with an abundance of amenities of its own, relaxation and exhilaration are just steps from the comfort of your villa. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day by the pool or want to keep in shape for your next round of golf, you’ll find just what you’re looking for at this welcoming retreat.


A vacation to southern California offers an abundant variety of outdoor adventure, cultural events and entertainment for all ages. With a year-round temperate climate, you’ll want to take full advantage of the breathtaking desert terrain by exploring sites like Joshua Tree National Park, the Coachella Valley Preserve and more. Whether by Jeep, Hummer or foot, the nature and wildlife you’ll encounter will delight the entire family. For a more cultured experience, treat yourself to a stroll around the area’s finest shopping venues or visit one of its many museums and theaters for an uplifting night out.

El Paseo Dine Around Excursion

El Paseo is a luxury shopping area featuring upscale brands including Tiffany & Co., bebe, Eileen Fisher and Kate Spade. El Paseo Dine Around Excursion is a distinctive experience for the senses that allows you to taste and discover delectable delights while strolling the fabulous El Paseo at your leisure.

Be sure to check with your Concierge to make advance reservations.

Fitness & Adventure

In addition to 24-hour access to the latest equipment and facilities at The WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, you can also enjoy a variety of fitness classes and experiences to keep you feeling your best.

Trade- in the treadmill and start your day off right with an invigorating Sunrise Hike where you can enjoy the Palm Desert landscape firsthand. After your hike, find balance and strength with an enlightening, yet challenging, Yoga class.

If you’re looking to put some FUN in your workout, come join a guided Power Walk around the resort to keep your heart racing. Or jump in feet first to try water aerobics at Aqua Fitness offered throughout the week.

Whatever your speed and your passion, you’re sure to find just the right workout option for you to keep you recharged.

Food & Fun

There are many tempting dining opportunities at and around your resort, including a variety of irresistible food experiences, Happy Hours and activities for the whole family. Be sure to get a little taste of them all during your stay.

Create unique artwork that’s good enough to eat at Candy Art. Using flavored sugars, you will fill the shape of your choice and transform it into a colorful work of art. Join the Candy Sushi class where you can become an itamae(Sushi Chef) for the day and learn to roll your own sweet sushi creation.

There’s no better way to end a gorgeous desert day than gathering around a campfire and roasting S’mores. It’s good, wholesome fun for the entire family.

Be sure to check with your Concierge to make advance reservations for the El Paseo Dine Around Excursion. It’s a distinctive experience for the senses that allows you to taste and discover unexpected delectable delights while strolling the fabulous El Paseo in Palm Desert.

Fun & Games

While you’ll want to explore and discover all your resort destination has to offer, save some time for your family to experience all the fun and games right here. From sun up to sun down, you’ll find endless ways to fuel your competitive spirit.

It’s hard to resist the carefree fun of bubbles no matter what your age, so bring the little ones to Toddler Bubble Fun and let them run, play and pop until the last bubble falls. Come to the Family Room, open daily from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., where you can gather with loved ones to watch a new release or classic favorite during Family Movie Night or Midweek Matinee as well as challenge each other to Foosball. The Game Room, open daily from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., not only features air hockey and pool tables but is also the ideal destination for the video gamers in your group.

Bring the adrenaline junkies to the Jimmy Jammer Slide Contest where the fastest slider wins. Cheer on your favorite contestant or grab a hoop of your own and join the Hula Hoop Contest—always a crowd pleaser for all ages. Think you have what it takes to challenge your new resort friends at Name That Tune? Or maybe you’d rather try your luck with Poolside Bingo? With a variety of events scheduled throughout the day, there’s always something FUN happening.

Be sure to check with the Resort Activities Desk daily so you don’t miss out.

Please note video game rentals are available daily until 5 p.m. at the Mirage Sun Shop. You may bring your own games to the Game Room to play until close.

Nature Tours

Visit the historic Sunnylands Visitors Center and take the Sunnylands Guided Garden Tour where you’ll experience a peaceful one-hour walk through the wildflower fields, labyrinth and desert gardens as well as learn the inspiration for the Center and Garden design. You may also want to come back with your binoculars for the Sunnylands Guided Bird Tour. Knowledgeable bird experts will guide you through a one-hour walk, introducing you to many local and migratory bird species.

Looking for more? Back at the resort, the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the desert continues. Let the FUN Team take you on a guided Nature Walk around the resort grounds to explore the lush landscape and learn more about all it has to offer.

Resort Pools

It’s easy to spend an afternoon, full day or more enjoying the many pristine pools at your resort. Splash into the refreshing, family-friendly Main Pool or soothing Whirlpool Spa. When looking for a little more action, head over to the high-energy Sport Pool featuring Volleyball and Basketball nets, a fun Family Pool and a winding 159-foot water slide called the Jimmy Jammer. The water adventure continues at the Palo Verde Park and Pool, which offers a large heated swimming pool, whirlpool spa, covered Kiddie Pool, and a food and beverage venue.

The best way to relax around the pool is to take advantage of the private, comfortable and well-appointed Cabanas. Contact the Mirage Sun Shop to make advance reservations.

Please note that the resort recognizes a mandatory 10-minute pool break every day at noon. This provides all with a reminder and opportunity to reapply sunscreen while resting for a bit.

The Jimmy Jammer waterslide has a mandatory 48-inch height requirement.

Sports & Recreation

Do you have game? Find the time to step onto the Basketball Court for a friendly game or practice your free throws. The fun and competition doesn’t stop on this court. Head over to the Volleyball Court, where you can really dig in and show off your serve. When you’re ready for a new challenge, grab a few friends and start a lively Ping-Pong or Billiards tournament. All are great ways to stay energized and refreshed while on vacation.

Remember the Mirage Sun Shop is your one-stop to stock up on all the sporting gear you need including rackets, basketballs (court or pool), volleyballs, ping-pong balls and billiard equipment.



Atmosphere: Casual
8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
• Happy Hour: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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With beautiful views overlooking Mirage Pool, the Agave Grill & Bar offers a wonderful way to unwind while gazing at the Santa Rosa Mountains. Savor refreshing beverages and a delicious menu of breakfast and all-day items, including an array of starters, hearty sandwiches and burgers. This casual restaurant offers indoor seating when you want to get out of the sun and a full-service bar or patio seating with breathtaking views and a cozy fireplace when the sun goes down. Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday evening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Atmosphere: Casual Poolside
Hours: Daily: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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With lush golf course views, patio tables and poolside lounge chairs, Palo Verde Snack Shop offers a wonderful way to relax and recharge. Savor refreshing beverages and a delicious menu featuring nachos, burgers, hot dogs and pizzas to name a few. Refresh and unwind with ice cream treats, smoothies and signature cocktails such as our very own Desert Dreams Cocktail.


Atmosphere: Casual, Light fare and Starbucks® coffee
Hours: Daily, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Start your day off right with a visit to Mountain View Marketplace. Whether you simply need to kick start your morning with a Starbucks coffee or you’re looking for fuel that will keep you energized on the course, you can find it here. Choose from a selection of cold beverages, fresh fruit, grab-and-go snacks, Müeslix, homemade muffins and bagels with cream cheese. Don’t miss the fruit and vegetable blends from Westin Fresh by the Juicery or add a protein shot to one of our Road Runner Juice Bar favorites. Various sundries, grocery items, frozen food, beer, wine and gift items are also available.


Atmosphere: Casual
Hours: Daily, 11 a.m. to mid-evening
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The Sanctuary Pool Bar features a beautiful covered bar and dining area overlooking the 16th hole of the Desert Willow Golf Resort’s Mountain View Golf Course. Enjoy a martini while relaxing in a cushioned lounge chair, or dine al fresco at tables adjacent to our fire pit. With a majestic view of the Santa Rosa Mountains, The Sanctuary is the perfect location to unwind or complete your day.


**Please be aware that if you want a shorter stay other then 7 nights, you can only book 10 months in advance. We apologize these are the resort rules, please keep that in mind when looking at dates to book.** 


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