SOURCE: Marriott

Palm Springs Hotel

November 23, 2010 11:12 ET

Palm Springs Hotel Offers Holiday Deals, Premier Location and Access to Seasonal Events for Fun for the Whole Family

Sunny Vacation Packages Provide Travelers More Holiday Cheer This Winter

PALM SPRINGS, CA--(Marketwire - November 23, 2010) - Celebrate the holidays with the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, and enjoy a Palm Springs family vacation filled with warm sunshine, unsurpassed natural beauty and unending opportunities for traditional and not-so-traditional holiday activities. The family hotel in Palm Springs offers holiday travelers an oasis of peaceful desert sands and magnificent mountain views.

Uniquely located at the foot of the colorful San Jacinto Mountains, the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel is one of the most sophisticated hotels in Palm Springs, and with rates starting as low as $89, the hotel offers a long list of great hotel packages designed to suit the needs of every guest. Accommodation deals valid through the holidays include the popular "Ultimate Renaissance Golf Package," the pet-friendly "Doggone Best Friend Vacation Package," and the "$100 Hotel Credit" deal. Additional hot deals include a package with tickets to the "uplifting" Palm Springs Tram or others with complimentary food and drinks.

Holiday events are plentiful as the city comes to life with a variety of parades, lighting ceremonies and special events. Drawing thousands into Coachella Valley, the annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade is a must-see event set for Saturday, Dec. 4, illuminating Palm Canyon Drive with signature floats decorated in colorful lights and the famous dancing tractor which alone carries over 20 miles of lights! Whether seeking the joy of traditional Christmas events such as Caroling in Old Palm Springs, or a rendezvous with "The Nutcracker" at the Annenberg Theater located within the Palm Springs Art Museum, guests will find plenty of opportunity for sightseeing and holiday cheer from luxurious guest rooms and Palm Springs hotel suites that reflect the expansive colors of the California desert.

Beginning in late November, "WildLights" at The Living Desert provides a sparkling display of zoo-like exhibits that combine 750,000 lights with holiday fun at areas such as the African Village WaTuTu, Wildlife Wonders, Discovery Center Crafts and of course Santa Claus' Village. Regardless of the direction guests wish to take, the Renaissance Palm Springs hotel has a hotel navigator on staff to help discover hidden gems of the area and to give in-the-know recommendations about area events and activities.

About the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

The Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel is classically styled to provide guests an upscale hotel experience with warm and welcoming service amidst an oasis of California sunshine and warm dessert breezes. Business travelers and event planners will find the Renaissance an exceptional venue for corporate meetings or business conferences offering a full line of business equipment and services in addition to professional event managers to assist with planning and full-service catering. The hotel boasts over 25,000 square feet of on-site event space and an outdoor courtyard large enough to seat 3,000 -- perfect for elegant social gatherings, weddings and events