Page 32 www.lux-review.com LUX 2020 Resorts and Retreats Awards By many, The Hacienda at Warm Sands is considered one of the best LGBTQ resorts they have ever stayed in, anywhere in the world. Once you walk onto its tranquil grounds you will forget about the world outside its entrance gate. As an upscale resort, The Hacienda feels like a private villa, with its serene water features, relaxing outdoor fireplace, in-ground spa and two large swimming pools. It is a pristine sanctuary surrounded by a lush Californian landscape, in which tranquillity is all-encompassing. Palm Springs’ sun-filled. cloudless. blue skies provide the perfect canopy for The Hacienda at Wann Sands. The resort spans more than 2,415 square meters, with 929 square meters of pool-side terraces, shared by only 10 suites. Endless daytime vistas of the San Jacinto mountains capture the gazing attention of guests as they lounge away their entire day poolside; sunk deep into their ultrapadded, cocooning chaise lounge. Boasting a staff to guest room ratio of one to one, The Hacienda’s service is matched only by world-leading, luxury five-star hotels. The resort is well known for consistently delivering unequalled guest pampering, exceeding expectations every time. This is reflected in their Tripadvisor feedback, which is an enviable, well-established record of savored guest experiences. The Hacienda at Warm Sands is the long-standing favourite Palm Springs LGBTQ resort selected by discerning & experienced travellers from all over the world. The resort has been consistently recognised in prominent mainstream and gay travel publications as the “best of the best.” Characterized by its distinguished facilities, beautifully lush tropical landscaped grounds, impressive physical setting and unobstructed views of the San Jacinto Mountains, the Hacienda has a marketleading reputation for uncompromised luxury. The Hacienda atWarm Sands Best LGBTQ Resort Hotel - North America According to previous guests, a five-star experience is guaranteed every time. As well as a plentiful complimentary breakfast, guests can enjoy a menu of restaurant- crafted gourmet sandwiches, salads and wraps at lunch which includes a variety of vegan and vegetarian selections along with a complimentary wine. Often there are specific comforts such as certain foods or beverages that guests wish to request before arrival, upon doing so these amenities are sent to their room immediately. The staff at The Hacienda go above and beyond to ensure your stay is a seamlessly memorable, 5-star experience. The resort’s innovative array of services and amenities are legendary. They even have a Pillow Menu of featured pillow selections. Something called the Pillow Club is available to all returning guests, which has been a part of The Hacienda offering for over 20 years.