Things to do

Nestled in the picturesque Coachella Valley, the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa offers a luxury retreat perfect for attendees of the 2024 Wall and Ceiling Conference. With its blend of leisure activities and serene desert landscape, the resort ensures a stay filled with relaxation and adventure.

At the Resort

Agua Serena Spa

Embrace tranquility at the Agua Serena Spa, where you can indulge in treatments that harmonize with the natural desert surroundings. From rejuvenating facials to relaxing massages, the spa provides a peaceful escape for mind, body, and spirit.

HyTides Water Park

Experience the thrill of the HyTides Water Park, featuring dueling slides, a lazy river, and a splash pad. It's the perfect place for family fun or to cool off after a day of conference activities.

Tennis and Pickleball Courts

Challenge your skills or enjoy a friendly game at the resort's professional-level tennis and pickleball courts. Whether you're a seasoned player or trying something new, these facilities offer a great way to stay active.

Golf Courses

Golf enthusiasts can look forward to playing on some of the most scenic courses in Indian Wells. The resort's proximity to premier golfing destinations offers a unique opportunity to tee off surrounded by breathtaking mountain vistas.

In Indian Wells

Local Outdoor Activities

Just a short drive from Indian Wells, Joshua Tree National Park is a vast protected area characterized by rugged rock formations and stark desert landscapes. Known for its twisted, bristled Joshua trees, the park stretches across the Colorado and Mojave Deserts. Visitors can enjoy hiking, rock climbing, and stargazing in one of the most unique ecosystems in the United States. The park offers trails for all levels, from short nature walks to challenging hikes like the trek to Ryan Mountain.

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Coachella Valley from the sky with a hot air balloon ride. Floating gently above the desert, you’ll have a bird’s-eye view of the lush golf courses, sprawling estates, and rugged mountain terrains that define the area. Sunrise flights are particularly popular, offering stunning views and cooler temperatures. It’s a peaceful yet exhilarating experience that provides unique perspectives of the desert landscape.

The Indian Wells area is a hiker’s paradise, with trails that cater to all abilities and interests. From the easy, family-friendly paths at the Coachella Valley Preserve to more strenuous hikes like the Cactus to Clouds Trail up San Jacinto Peak, there’s something for everyone. Many trails offer panoramic views of the valley, interesting geological features, and abundant wildlife. The Bear Creek Trailhead in La Quinta and the trails around the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument are local favorites for their scenic beauty and accessible routes.


Nestled in the heart of Palm Springs, this museum is a haven for art enthusiasts. It features a sophisticated collection of art, ranging from contemporary works and Native American pieces to Mesoamerican artifacts and modern sculptures. The museum also hosts traveling exhibitions, offering something new with each visit. Its architecture and design, reflective of the desert landscape, make it a must-visit for those looking to explore the vibrant local art scene.

A unique combination of zoo, botanical garden, and conservation center, the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens offers an immersive experience into the desert's ecosystem. Home to animals from all over the world, including Africa and North America, visitors can see everything from giraffes and cheetahs to wolves and mountain lions. The gardens showcase the diverse plant life of the desert, making it an educational and enjoyable outing for all ages.

Often referred to as the "Rodeo Drive of the Desert," El Paseo is Indian Wells' premier shopping destination. This elegant, mile-long stretch is lined with over 300 boutiques, art galleries, jewelers, and restaurants. Whether you're looking for luxury fashion brands, unique gifts, or fine dining options, El Paseo offers a refined shopping experience amidst beautifully landscaped streets and public art displays.

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