Indian Wedding Venue Renaissance Esmerelda Resort & Spa Indian Wells

{About Indian Weddings at the Renaissance Esmerelda Resort & Spa Indian Wells}

The Renaissance Indian Wells is a beautiful resort in the Palm Springs area. The Catering Team is very experienced in Indian weddings, making this resort a lovely venue for your wedding weekend.

Enjoy your wedding weekend escape surrounded by flourishing palm trees, panoramic views amidst a pastoral setting.

{Location & Airport Info}

  • Located in Indian Wells, California
  • Approximately 15 miles southeast of Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
  • The Palm Springs airport has flights to/from Canada. Any of your guests arriving from other countries will likely fly to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The resort is approximately 140 miles east of LAX.

{General Indian Wedding Venue Features}

  • Hospitality Room Available? Yes
  • Special Room Rates? Yes
  • Scroll down for more: Sikh, Hindu, Jain, Muslim, Christian weddings

{Sangeet and Ceremony Venues at the Renaissance Esmerelda Resort & Spa Indian Wells}

For outdoor ceremony and sangeet venues, the Rose Lawn seats approximately 800 guests for a ceremony. The Esmerelda Lawn 1 seats approximately 640 for a ceremony.

A sangeet in the Esmerelda Lawn with a capacity of approximately 400 guests for a banquet setup and approximately 550 for a ceremony. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography; Design/Planning: Nahid’s Global Events; Floral Design: Shawna Yamamoto Event Design.
A pre-wedding event at the Renaissance Indian Wells. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography; Design/Planning: Nahid’s Global Events; Floral Design: Shawna Yamamoto Event Design.
The Rose Lawn at the Renaissance Indian Wells seats up to 700 guests.
The Rose Lawn at the Renaissance Esmerelda Indian Wells.

If you prefer, you can have an indoor ceremony as well.

Esmerelda Ballroom: 24-foot ceiling; 1700 guests for a ceremony.
Valencia Ballroom: 14-foot ceiling; 400 guests for a ceremony.
Crystal Ballroom: 16-foot ceiling, 1000 guests for a ceremony.

Note: if your ceremony requires an open flame they are approved on a case-by-case basis. Complete the inquiry form below for more details and information.

{Reception Venues at the Renaissance Esmerelda Resort & Spa Indian Wells}

Select from the Esmerelda, Crystal and Valencia Ballrooms. You can’t go wrong with any of them. The Catering team will work with you to determine the best reception space based on your guest count.

Esmerelda Ballroom: 24-foot ceiling; 1000 guests with a dance floor.
Valencia Ballroom: 14-foot ceiling; 300 guests with a dance floor.
Crystal Ballroom: 16-foot ceiling, 900 guests with a dance floor.

The Esmerelda Ballroom features a 24-foot ceiling and seats approximately 200 guests for a reception with a dance floor. This is what an indoor ceremony setup looks like and these are the resort’s standard banquet chairs that come with all indoor ceremony and reception packages.
The Valencia Ballroom features a 14-foot ceiling and seats approximately 300 guests for a reception, with a dance floor.
The Crystal Ballroom Foyer has an 11-foot ceiling. Your guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails here before your celebration in the Crystal Ballroom.
The Crystal Ballroom has a 16-foot ceiling and seats approximately 900 guests with a dance floor. This ballroom can be divided into sections and the Catering staff at the resort will work with you to customize the space for your event. Notice the chairs. These are the resort’s standard banquet chairs that come with all indoor ceremony and reception packages.

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{Hindu Wedding Features}

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Outdoor Ceremony Flame? Yes
  • Indoor Ceremony Flame? Approved on case-by-case basis
  • Special Room Rates? Yes
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

{Jain Wedding Features}

There isn’t a Jain Center in that area. However the resort itself is a wonderful venue for a sangeet or garba in addition to all of your other wedding events. Work with your caterer to make Jain food, vegetarian and/or vegan food. The venue will provide chafing dishes, sternos, serving dishes and more.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Outdoor Ceremony Flame? Yes
  • Indoor Ceremony Flame? Approved on case-by-case basis
  • Special Room Rate? Yes
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes

  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

{Muslim Wedding Venue Features}

The closest Masjid is the Islamic Society of Palm Springs, which is approximately 18 miles southeast of the Renaissance Mission Hills Resort.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? Yes
  • Non-alcoholic Beverages Only? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes

{Sikh Wedding Venue Features}

The closest Gurdwara is the Sikh Temple of Palm Springs which is approximately 25 miles northwest of Renaissance Indian Wells Resort. You could have your ceremony and langar at the Gurdwara or at the Renaissance.

For an Anand Karaj at the resort, see the Anand Karaj ceremony pictured below that also took place on a lawn. The couple worked with their vendors to create a plywood sub-flooring that was laid down on top of the grass. They o laid down sheets and pillows for guest comfort. You may also consider gaddas for cushioning for guests to sit on.

  • Ceremony Per Sikh Maryaada? Yes
  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? Yes
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes
  • Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Elephant Baraat? Yes
  • Car Baraat? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes
Wedding canopy and flooring on the grass
An outdoor Sikh wedding ceremony in Southern California. They had a plywood flooring made that was laid down on the grass. Photo: Greycard Photography
At this outdoor Anand Karaj that was on a concrete patio, they laid down individual gaddas for guest comfort.

{Christian Wedding Venue Features}

The Renaissance Esmerelda Resort & Spa Indian Wells is very experienced in Christian weddings. You can opt for outside catering, in-house catering or even a combo of both.

  • Outside Catering? Yes
  • Special Room Rate? Yes
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes
  • Hospitality Room? Yes

{Two Ceremony Weddings}

If you are planning to have two ceremonies that honor each of your traditions and cultures the Renaissance Esmerelda Resort & Spa Indian Wells is happy to work with you on setup and logistics for a seamless day of celebration.

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The front entrance of the resort.
The lobby at the Renaissance Indian Wells.

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Cover Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Event Design/Planning: Nahid’s Global Events
Floral Design: Shawna Yamamoto Event Design