The Most Exclusive Golf Course in America to Open in November
Rancho Mirage, California, United States, April 14, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Sensei Porcupine Creek Resort is Larry Ellison’s private golf retreat and one of the biggest new hotel opening of 2022. Porcupine Creek was originally established in 1998 at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains by power couple Tim and Edra Blixseth. The property and course is part of a 230 acres private estate that for about the past decade has been owned by a more famous billionaire, Oracle founder Larry Ellison. Sensei Porcupine Creek Resort is set against the majestic backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains, this 230-acre desert retreat integrates minimalist stone architecture with vibrant landscapes, centering you in the natural beauty of Rancho Mirage within the storied Greater Palm Springs area.
Honoring its heritage as a private estate, Sensei Porcupine Creek invites you into an intimate environment that features lush spa gardens, world-class golf and tennis facilities and dining by Nobu, exclusively available to retreat guests. Led by science, guided by technology, and supported by an integrated team of highly trained Sensei Guides, Wellness Practitioners and sports professionals, Sensei aims to meet you precisely where you are on your lifelong wellbeing journey. Whether your goal is to focus on overall wellness in a rejuvenating environment or to achieve peak sports performance, an enriching stay at Sensei Porcupine Creek is designed to match your experience with your personal intentions.
The resort offers 22 luxuriously appointed accommodations ranging from several conveniently located Estate House rooms, spacious Santa Rosa rooms and freestanding private villas. The ten Estate Rooms are crafted with the intention of erasing the boundaries between an inviting indoor sanctuary and a natural desert oasis. Meanwhile, four Santa Rosa Rooms gathered around a private courtyard offer a quiet respite with individual garden patios and heated spas. Eight standalone Villas offer a personal haven for privacy, set along the resort’s sprawling golf course and integrated into the natural environment. Each Villa features either two or four bedrooms and is equipped with a state-of-the-art kitchen, open-concept living and dining room, and adjacent outdoor porch.
The beauty of the natural landscape welcomes you from the moment you arrive at Sensei Porcupine Creek, just minutes from Palm Springs. A procession of pristine palms invites you to explore the emerald-green fairways and lush gardens. The Estate House anchors this oasis, which offers 22 luxurious accommodations including intimate Estate Rooms as well as adjacent Santa Rosa Rooms and private Villas. The retreat features a state-of-the-art Diagnostic Center, Yoga and Fitness Pavilions, a relaxing swimming pool and the culinary delight of Sensei by Nobu.
Open to guests ages 16 and older, our resort enhances self-discovery with luxurious accommodations, exquisite dining, expansive gardens, celebrated artwork, and premier wellness facilities.