The city of La Quinta is known as the “Gem of the Desert”.
Welcome to La Quinta
The city of La Quinta is known as the “Gem of the Desert”, located between Indian Wells and Indio, nestled against the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains. La Quinta continues to draw visitors with a taste for leisure and luxury, long symbolized by the cities famous La Quinta Resort.
La Quinta currently is home to over twenty world-class golf courses. PGA West, host to such famous tournaments as The Skins Game, The Grand Slam of Golf, The Legends of Golf and the PGA Tour Qualifying School, is perhaps the best know course in LA Quinta. One of the Coachella Valley’s most highlighted events is the Career Builder Challenge (formerly Bob Hope Classic) which currently takes place at PGA West. This event attracts tens of thousands of tourists and helps to raise millions of dollars for local charities.
Quickly La Quinta is becoming a destination for a sprouting art scene with the La Quinta Arts Festival recently being named the #1 Fine Arts Show by the prestigious Art Fair Sourcebook.
The charming Main Street of Old Town La Quinta is charismatic with Mexican Colonial style buildings that house a range of shopping, dining and unique businesses. For locals and tourists alike, Old Town La Quinta is a great destination with art shows, charitable and city festivals, outdoor concerts as well a weekly Certified Farmers Market.
Whether you are looking for an extended weekend of fun or a permanent place to call home, La Quinta is an attractive destination.
Number of residents: 42,329 Number of days of sun: 269