Marriott's Desert Springs Villas and Marriott's Desert Springs Villas II feature contemporary style architecture. Each two-bedroom villa includes a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, and soaking tub. Private patios/balconies offer various views. Amenities include The Water's Edge, a poolside bar and grill located at the Palmeras pool. The Marketplace, a convenience store, is located next to the Clubhouse. Activities are offered at The Shade Recreation Center in the operations building.