“The Gem of the Desert,” La Quinta is renowned for its legendary golf courses, beautiful homes and communities, fine dining, exceptional hiking, and tremendous community spirit.
For decades, La Quinta has drawn those interested in the leisure and luxe lifestyle often identified with the iconic city since the establishment of the La Quinta Resort in 1926.
La Quinta is home to over twenty, world-class golf courses. Perhaps the best-known course in La Quinta is PGA West, host to such prominent tournaments as The Skins Game, The Grand Slam of Golf, The Legends of Golf, and the PGA Tour Qualifying School. The American Express (formerly the Bob Hope Classic), one of the headlining events of the Coachella Valley, brings thousands of visitors to La Quinta and raises millions of dollars for charities in the area.
Featuring immense natural bunkers, stunning water features, and magnificent views of the surrounding Santa Rosa Mountains, SilverRock Resort spans 200 acres and is the City of La Quinta’s municipal golf course. Other prestigious courses and country clubs located in La Quinta include: Andalusia, Citrus Club, La Quinta Country Club, Madison Club, the Palms, PGA West, Rancho La Quinta, Tradition, and Trilogy, to name a few.
In addition being a golfer’s paradise, La Quinta is known for its thriving arts scene. The La Quinta Art Celebration, put on by the City of La Quinta, is the city’s featured arts festival and features juried artists, live music, food, and tons more to enjoy. Keeping the arts celebration going in select months, Art on Main Street features creative works of all varieties and mediums set in scenic Old Town La Quinta.
Old Town La Quinta’s Main Street is a collection of Mexican Colonial-style buildings that are home to a variety of shopping, dining, and unique businesses. Old Town La Quinta is a wonderful destination that features art shows, charity and city events, outdoor concerts, as well as the weekly home of the Certified Farmer`s Market.