Marriott?s Shadow Ridge I-The Villages offers condo-style villas with thoughtful perks for the ideal Palm Desert vacation. Ideally located near Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs, our Palm Desert resort is perfect for exploring popular attractions, including the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, Palm Springs Air Museum and Joshua Tree National Park. Work on your swing and tee off from our Shadow Ridge Golf Club. Take a cooling dip; our resort boasts four pools, an interactive water playground and a waterslide. Discover other activities such as our kids? club, sport court and miniature golf. Grab a bite to eat or a refreshing beverage at one of the poolside bars, or stop by The Marketplace for a snack. After a full day, unwind in a spacious villa with a full kitchen, separate living and sleeping areas, a flat-screen TV and a washer/dryer. Connect with friends and family during your vacation using complimentary Wi-Fi. Find tranquillity at Marriott?s Shadow Ridge I-The Villages.

Property Information

Year Built: 2001
Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 3
Nonsmoking rooms: 427
Total rooms: 427
Total rooms and suites: 427


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General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Kids Stay Free Policy Maximum number of children per paid adult: 0Maximum child age: 13

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 413 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Would go back!

    We had a 2 bedroom suite. Nice view of the course which is gorgeous. Kitchen well stocked and had condiments for coffee and small salt/pepper. Everything you’ll need to cook or serve is there Lots of living space - we had two couples there and were very happy. Lots of pools and amenities easy to order food. Not many options for breakfast - and no restaurant for dinner. Note - NO PETS!

    Feb 10, 2024
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Good not great

    Slow maintenance here. The hot tub at one of the pools was hot for a couple days then got quite a bit cooler. We talked to 3 different people over several days and it never got fixed. Very frustrating .. this was over the thanksgiving holiday time .

    Nov 29, 2023
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Nice resort but some issues. Recommend Desert Springs Resort over Shadow Ridge

    Repeat visitors and Gold Marriott members. Enclaves apartment decor feeling a bit tired and grubby now so unsure when they are due for remodel as some of the Villages part currently being done now. We were on the third floor (is an elevator). Could never get a park outside our apartment the entire week which never happens at sister properties we stay in at Desert Springs 1 and 2. More activities offered here at this resort though and complimentary cocktail afternoons which are not at Desert Springs. Pools were lovely but way too crowded and yelling kids as school holidays. Please consider an adult only pool, would be so easy to do, I don’t like the design of the Enclaves apartments. We had a two bedroom and both bedrooms face on to the walkways, so poor natural light and privacy. The headboard of each master room backs on to the AC unit of your neighbour which means it is noisy. Poor design. No one in the neighbouring apartment but AC still running continuously. Not very ‘Green’. Our neighbour was urinating over his balcony one night and saw I had seen him. I reported but never heard any more. The main gates to the resort are permanently open which I did not appreciate as anyone can come and go, very easy to use the pools etc. Why have security gates if they’re not used? I had mail which was sent prior to my arrival. I had to ask several times and follow up before staff found it despite being correctly addressed. Would loved to have tried the free yoga classes offered but was always at 7.00 a.m. Given guests are holidaying why not offer later? Annoying too that there are no pool towels at the pool, you have to take them to and from your room. Why? Inconsistent with your sister properties. Also at 3pm everyone is made to exit the pool due to heat for ten minutes. Why? Again, does not happen at sister properties. We are all adults , let us decide when to exit the pool. Would choose Desert Springs Villas in future over Shadow Ridge.

    Aug 19, 2023
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Awesome activities center for the kids

    Decided to book a last minute trip for my family before the kids start school. We chose the enclaves at Desert Ridge and I’m glad we made this choice. Our stay was amazing. The best part for the kids was The Mirage center where they offer activities for the kids. Dennis and his team were amazing and very helpful, this was the kids favorite part of the trip. Definitely will be back and book a longer stay next time.

    Aug 10, 2023
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great stay

    Kids club, Enclaves pool bar the best an all palm deserts thanks for making my family feel like home Check in all great welcoming Activities are always Great for the whole family The kids love activities center Will be back next month to enjoy this resort

    Jul 29, 2023
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see Frequently Asked Questions), hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats /PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Miami Air operated by TUI Airlines Belgium N.V. : PC 19-085 & PC 19-117, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Swift Air: PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/ PC 19-079, A320-180-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats. CST2139014-20 120319