Sneak Peek at Forbes 2021 Awards: Agua Caliente Earns Impressive Five-Star Award & Triple Win

Forbes has offered a sneak peek at its select winners for its upcoming 2021 annual Star Awards to offer getaway inspiration as travel picks up post-quarantine—and Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage has earned the impressive Forbes Five-Star Award. 

Agua Caliente’s serene spa won the Five-Star honor, meanwhile the resort achieved a Forbes Travel Guide triple win for the second year in a row 

It’s perhaps the most trusted source for verified luxury globally: the Forbes Travel Guide. It’s the only global rating system for high-end hotels, restaurants and spas. 

Forbes has offered a sneak peek at its select winners for its upcoming 2021 annual Star Awards to provide getaway inspiration as travel picks up post-quarantine. 

Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage was bestowed a triple win for the second consecutive year, including a new, highly coveted five-star award. 

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Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage, in Rancho Mirage, California, earned a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award and will be showcased with other honorees on  

Meanwhile, the Forbes Four-Star Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage was recently bestowed three prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Awards for their luxurious resort hotel, the holistically indulgent Sunstone Spa, and the exclusive The Steakhouse. 

Sunstone Spa:  A Private Paradise in Greater Palm Springs

The resort takes their serene spa to the next level with this impressive Five-Star Award.

Here are a few of Forbes Inspector’s Highlights

  • The treatment menu is filled with one-of-a-kind packages, like the Desert Rain Soak and Body Experience. 
  • Every massage oil is infused with crystals like rose quartz to balance the body’s energy and promote a sense of well-being. 
  • A day at the spa leaves you well rested for a night out on the town, especially when you let the full-service salon take care of the primping. 
  • If your idea of relaxation is a trip to the steam room and some quality time poolside, consider the day pass, which allows you access to the spa’s private pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and fitness center. 
  • This luxury spa is also the perfect place for a group outing. Create a custom package to celebrate special occasions with friends.

“I am enormously proud of the Agua Caliente team for being a Forbes triple winner for the second year in a row.  We have been awarded Four Stars for our resort and our steakhouse, and Five Stars for our spa. It is an incredible achievement to be a triple winner, and now we have added a fifth star to our accolades. Only through passion and commitment can an achievement of this magnitude be possible, and our team members strive every day to create the ultimate guest experience at Agua Caliente,” said Saverio Scheri III, COO of Agua Caliente Casinos. 

Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage is a desert oasis located less than 20 minutes from the Palm Springs International Airport.

With accolades including the AAA Four Diamond award to the “Best Casino Outside Las Vegas” award, Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage prides itself in providing extraordinary experiences that are not soon forgotten.  

Forbes Travel Guide, the world-renowned expert in genuine Five-Star service, announced its 2020 Star Awards in February. 

Forbes Travel Guide is now adding to the prestigious award winners list by revealing some 2021 winners early to entice travel on the heels of shelter-at-home. The early winners for 2021 were inspected prior to COVID-19 closures.

“It gives us much pleasure to recognize these deserving properties with their 2021 awards,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “We hope that these excellent properties will prompt travelers to start dreaming about their next trip and build anticipation for our forthcoming full slate of awards in 2021.”  He added, “It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating, and all of our winners have demonstrated dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all and their commitment to consistently deliver excellence to guests.”