Indian Wells At A Glance

AT A GLANCE: Indian Wells, CA

 City Hall
44850 Eldorado Drive
Indian Wells, CA 92210
(760) 346-2489

Chamber of Commerce
45200 Club Drive
(760) 360-2990

Population: 4,781

Median Age: 63

Median Household Income: $91,079

Family Households: 66%


Indian Wells is a small community consisting of wealthy, well-known residents from the fields of business, entertainment and politics. Golf is considered to be the city pastime and the city has served as host sponsor to Frank Sinatra Countrywide Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament and Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Sport in Indian Wells is not limited to golf. The city is known for the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. This is a 16,000-seat stadium hosting The Pacific Life Open. The PLO is the world’s fifth-largest and most prestigious tennis event in the world drawing as many 275,000 resident and guest fans to the local area.


Another form of entertainment popular with residents and tourists alike is The Indian Wells Desert Symphony. This venue provides thrilling, five-star performances featuring world-famous  musicians and singers. If scholarly discussion is more your forte the Desert Town Hall of Indian Wells lecture series is for you.  Famous celebrities and well-respected individuals come to the desert and participate in this terrific event.


The Living Desert of Indian Wells boasts of 1,200 acres of scenic gardens, zoo, nature trails and exhibits located beneath the Santa Rosa Mountains. Visitors will encounter rare desert animals, and the area's famous Bighorn sheep. There are beautiful botanical gardens where one can stroll among 10 different desert ecosystems. Children and adults alike will thrill at the exciting exhibits. For example, "Eagle Canyon," replete with streams, Mexican wolves, mountain lions, bobcats, and even golden eagles. Visit the Village WaTuTu, a traditional African village. Here you will see leopards, camels, hyenas, tortoises, birds and the Petting Kraal with sheep, goats and Ankole cattle.  


Resident Perks
The following information has been taken therefrom, as of 8/21/07 from Please call for an update and verification of information regarding Resident Perks.

Property Owner I.D. Cards residents can enjoy discounts on green fees and 20% of all food, beverage and merchandise at The Golf Resort at Indian Wells, as well as 20% discounts on food and spa services (where offered) at Indian Wells resorts.

A numbered I.D. card, valid for three years or upon sale of property, will be issed at City Hall During normal business hours for $5. If you're getting you card for the first time, please remember to provide proof of property ownership. Leaseholders, renters and timeshare owners are not eligible.

With the Property Owner I.D. Card, Indian Wells residents may play the two award-winning Ted Robinson-designed golf courses the The Golf Resort at Indian Wells. for a very low fee.

Resort Restaurants/Spas
With a Property Owner I.D. Care or driver's license showing an Indian Wells address, residents can enjoy:
*Free use of the fitness center (equipment only) at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort and Spa
*Same day-us of spa facilities with spa treatment at the Hyatt Grand Champions
*20% discounts on meals at all Indian Wells resorts
*20% discounts on apa services where offered at Indian Wells resorts


10 Reasons To Visit Indian Wells
According to the official site for Indian Wells here are the
Top 10 Reasons to Visit Indian Wells:
1. Four world-class resorts featuring an abundance of amenities.
2. Tennis action at the Pacific Life Open in the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
3. An outstanding golf experience at the Golf Resort at Indian Wells.
4. Matchless spa packages and endless relaxation treatments at three sublime spa facilities.
5. Several year-round recreation options, including hiking, biking, tennis, canyon jeep tours and even hot air ballooning.
6. Activities and events for the entire family at The Living Desert, the Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert, and more.
7. A dazzling array of premiere retail shops and restaurants, ranging from casual eateries to fine dining establishments.
8. Stimulating cultural activities–the Indian Wells Desert Symphony, Indian Wells Arts Festival and Desert Town Hall Speaker Series.
9. Close proximity to Palm Springs, the playground of the stars.
10. An average annual temperature of 74 degrees and 350 days of sunshine!


Upon leaving the terminal head to I10
Travel East on to I10 to Cook Street, turn right on Cook Street and continue southbound to Hwy 111
Turn left on Hwy 111 into Indian Wells

Upon leaving the terminal turn left on El Cielo to Ramon Road
Turn left again on to Ramon Road to Gene Autry Trail
Turn left again on to Gene Autry Trail to I10
Travel East on I10 toward Cook Street. Once there turn right on Cook Street and continue southbound to Hwy 111
Turn left on Hwy 111 into Indian Wells

Upon leaving the terminal head toward the 105 Freeway
Travel east on 105 Freeway until you get to the 605 Freeway
Travel north on 605 Freeway until you get to the 60 Freeway
Travel east on the 60 Freeway to I10
Travel East on I10 toward Cook Street turn right on Cook Street and continue to Hwy 111
Turn left on Hwy 111 into Indian Wells


Travel east on the 60 Freeway, or on the 91 Freeway to 60 Freeway, to I10 eastbound
Exit Cook Street, turn right on Cook Street and travel south to Hwy 111
Turn left on Hwy 111 into Indian Wells


Travel north on the 15 Freeway to Hwy 79, the Indio Exit
Turn right on Hwy 79 and travel east to the Hwy 371 Indio turnoff, which is on the left
Travel on Hwy 371 until you get to Hwy 74
Turn right on Hwy 74
Turn right on Hwy 111 and travel east four miles into Indian Wells



Desert Town Hall Lecture Series

Frank Sinatra Celebrity Golf Invitational

Indian Wells Tennis Garden
78-200 Miles Ave.

Indian Wells Desert Symphony
74-935 Highway 111

Indian Wells Arts Festival
(March) Indian Wells Tennis Garden
78-200 Miles Ave at Washington St

Pacific Life Open
(March) Indian Wells Tennis Garden
78-200 Miles Ave at Washington St
200-8000, or visit


Eisenhower Medical Center
39000 Bob Hope Dr,
Rancho Mirage
(760) 340-3911

Desert Regional Medical Center
1150 N Indian Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs
(760) 323-6187


Desert Horizons Country Club
44-900 Desert Horizons Drive

Eldorado Country Club
46-000 Fairway Drive
Indian Wells Country Club
46-000 Club Drive

The Reserve Club
74-001 Reserve Drive

Toscana Country Club
76-009 Via Club Villa

Vintage Club
75-001 Vintage Dr. West


Golf Digest designated Indian Wells as one of the "Best Places to Play, 2004-2005," Be sure to visit The Golf Resort at Indian Wells. The course is tranquil and  picturesque with green landscaping, sparkling lakes and towering shade trees. What is amazing is you can play this Indian Wells' championship course without being a member.

For the golfing visitor to Indian Wells it is important to note that one can walk to The Golf Resort from four of the major Indian Wells resort hotels. Contact the club for information about special functions.


Post Office:
24801 Hovley Lane & 45300 Portola Ave.
Palm Desert
(800) 275-8777

Fire: (760) 770-8200

Police: (760) 770-0300

73300 Fred Waring Dr,
Palm Desert
(760) 346-6552


Phone: Verizon (800) 483-4000

Southern California Edison (800) 655-4555 or
Imperial Irrigation District (760) 482-9600

Gas: Southern California Gas Company (800) 427-2200

Water: Coachella Valley Water District (760) 398-2651

Sanitation: Waste Management of the Desert (760) 340-2113

Cable: Time Warner Cable (760) 320-8810


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