La Dolce Vita Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... bedroomed, encompassing 3,300 square feet internally and 2,500 square feet externally, it seamlessly opens out onto Thunderbird Country Club and looks out on to the mountains behind. Helen Conway, who had worked for the interior designer-to-the-stars William 'Billy' Haines in Hollywood, had all the furniture and contents custom-made, right down to the drapes and upholstery, to the lamps and lighting. Everything. Jorgensen sold the house and ...
... moon-scapes: dry, rocky, bereft of all but very infrequent stunted trees. Up close, it looks even more inhospitable. So steep that even goats would struggle, and so barren that they wouldn't bother.
But then something quite amazing happens. A new world opens up. The plateau on the top of the mountain is a completely different ecosystem. Mainly fed by snow, and protected from the fierce heat, there is apparently enough moisture to foster mature forests, birds, squirrels, mountain ...
... tame (ish) cats that live on the house, that they treat like big cats. We visited the cats and patted them cautiously, as they purred up a storm, they stole shoes, hats, and hair ties in their playfulness, I left with all my limbs in check and was then thrown on the back of a trailer to go feed the wild cheetahs. Driving round with cheetahs stalking the truck, and feeling slightly nervous again at them surrounding us, the drivers jump out open the trash bin full of ...
... EG if you have a pair of kings and a pair of aces you can swap the top cards and end up with two blackjacks. You can also do all of the other stuff like double split etc. Lots of fun and I walked away ahead. Had dinner at the Casino Steak House. I was a bit disappointed they didnt have pork spare ribs but I am sure I will have them quite a few times before I leave. Drinks, flutter and dinner finished off for a decent nights sleep then a day of ...
... their performers couldn't be any further than 2 hours away from the studio in case they needed to do a re-take. With less traffic and congestion than there is now Palm Springs was the perfect distance for the stars to get away but still be within the terms of the contract. So there you go, a clause in a contract is responsible for the Hollywood a-listers bringing this sleepy part of the desert to life. I searched for Frank's star as he's one of the biggest names ...