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MIRAMONTE RESORT & SPA CREATES A PERFECTLY RETRO "DIVE IN MOVIE" NIGHT AND ACCOMMODATIONS PACKAGE

Special Screenings of the 1959 Classic Some Like it Hot

Think of a visit to Miramonte as a summer cocktail: mix one part Hollywood's Rat Pack glamour, a shot of desert beauty, fill to the top of the glass with the perfect pool deck setting, and stir up the perfect desert night. Yes, summer is HOT in the desert at the Miramonte Resort & Spa and it's time to celebrate the heat with special screenings of the 1959 Hollywood classic Some Like it Hot with Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.

Beginning Thursday, August 20 at 8:30 p.m., hotel guests and local residents can enjoy an evening in the desert, with the perfect summer time temperature for lounging in the pool or relaxing poolside during Miramonte's Dive in Movie nights. Complimentary floats are available on a first come basis and private cabanas are offered at reasonable rates for the evening. Some Like it Hot will run every Thursday until September 3, beginning at 8:30 p.m.

Libations mirroring the atmosphere of the 1950's will be offered including the Rat Pack Martini, Jack Lemontini, Rusty Curtis, Marilyn Mojito and of course a classic Whiskey Sour.

The Grove Artisan Kitchen will be serving poolside specialties reminiscent of 1959 for those wishing to enjoy dinner or appetizers before or during the movie. Additionally, attractive room rates are available from $89.00 per night and guests at Miramonte's Dive in Movie Nights will receive a complimentary $25.00 spa gift card to enjoy services at The WELL Spa.

"We love honoring the Hollywood glamour of Palm Springs and wanted to celebrate the heat with showings of this humorous and academy award nominated classic Some Like it Hot during our famous Dive in Movie nights at Miramonte," stated Stan Kantowski, General Manager, Miramonte Resort & Spa.

Miramonte invites its local neighbors and Southern California residents to enjoy the short drive from Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties to experience the beauty of the desert and the fabulous warm summer nights while escaping to another era. After all, some DO like it hot.

Miramonte Resort & Spa, a AAA Four Diamond property, brings the spirit of the Mediterranean to the California desert community of Indian Wells, just minutes from Palm Springs. The intimate village, featuring THE WELL Spa, Coachella Valley's only Mobil-rated destination spa, and Mediterranean-inspired Grove Artisan Kitchen, offer guests an unforgettable experience in an extraordinary environment. Whether a stay at Miramonte Resort & Spa is for serious business or pure pleasure, it is sure to be a memorable one.

Miramonte Resort & Spa is one of more than 30 independent, upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, which is consistently rated one of the top 10 independent hospitality management companies in the United States. To protect and preserve the unique communities in which the company operates, Destination launched Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program in 2008. New for 2009 is the 582-room Terranea Resort situated on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in southern California which opened to the public in June. The 102-acre ocean front resort features a 25,000-square-foot destination spa, three swimming pools, three ocean view restaurants and a Todd Eckenrode-designed par three golf course. In addition to Terranea in the greater Los Angeles area, Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Houston and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com or to join the company's loyalty program for the best offers available, visit www.destinationdelivers.com.

Some Like it Hot Film Trailer

http://www.imdb.com/video/hulu/vi2905473049/

High resolution photo images available upon request at pdevaney@destinationhotels.com

http://www.pitchengine.com/free-release.php?id=22069

Pamela Devaney

Regional Director of Public Relations

Destination Hotels & Resorts

On behalf of Miramonte Resort & Spa

858-793-6415 (office)

760-846-4640 (mobile)

pdevaney@destinationhotels.com