It’s hard to resist lounging the day away at Santiago’s swimming pool, but if you’re in the mood to see some of the Desert’s other wildlife you’ll want to check out The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Here you’ll become immersed in the desert...

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Gardens of Santiago – Madagascar Palm

Many guests ask about the unusual, spiky, multi-stemmed plant near the pool. No, it doesn’t bear fruit for mai tais. But it sure puts a smile on lots of faces. It’s called a Madagascar Palm, aka “The Devil’s Backscratcher.” This impressive...

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