La Quinta Resort and Club

La Quinta, California

La Quinta Resort & Club – (855) 899-3031


Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the rugged Santa Rosa Mountains, the legendary La Quinta Resort & Club is the longest-running resort in the Palm Springs desert area and one of only two resorts in the country for which a city has been named. Spanning 45 vibrant acres, its verdant grounds are accentuated by beds of colorful flowers; fragrant orange, lemon, tangerine, tangelo and grapefruit trees; cypress trees and cacti; sparkling pools and waterfalls; and picturesque courtyards, all framed by towering palms.

A member of Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, the historic property offers a variety of distinctive accommodations including 620 guestrooms, 98 villas, 535 fireplaces, 41 swimming pools and 53 hot spas. La Quinta Resort & Club also boasts championship-caliber golf and tennis facilities, award-winning dining, expansive spa and fitness facilities, a variety of boutiques and shops and some of the region’s top indoor and outdoor meeting spaces.

Real estate options including unique properties at PGA WEST, Citrus Club and homes adjacent to La Quinta Resort & Club are available for purchase or rent.

 
• History:
A quintessential example of California architecture, the property was originally developed by prominent businessman Walter H. Morgan who purchased 1,400 acres from the Cahuilla Indian tribe and commissioned Pasadena-based architect Gordon Kaufman to mastermind an inviting hacienda-style hotel. Over the years, the property has grown from 20 cozy casitas to 620 guestrooms and 98 one-, two- and three-bedroom villas, yet it still retains the intimate, inviting atmosphere which has remained its hallmark. Every expansion has been carefully orchestrated to reflect the detail and integrity of Kaufman’s original award-winning architecture. In fact, La Quinta Resort & Club is fresh off a multi-million dollar milestone restoration befitting a landmark property, that earned it top honors at the annual Hilton Worldwide and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts’ awards ceremony in Chicago.

 
Because of its secluded nature, La Quinta Resort & Club has long been an escape for Hollywood’s elite – as well as artists, moguls and international dignitaries – for relaxation and play. Over the years La Quinta has hosted a bevy of film legends including Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, Clark Gable, Errol Flynn, Katherine Hepburn, Greta Garbo and Shirley Temple.

• La Quinta Resort Golf:

A world-renowned golf destination, La Quinta Resort & Club offers a diverse line-up of golf options including 90 holes of golf at the resort and nearby PGA WEST – a
spectacular master-planned 2,200-acre country club community and the site of numerous high profile tournaments. The resort is home to five award-winning golf courses and four private courses designed by legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, Greg Norman and Tom Weiskopf.

Resort guests have full access to five challenging golf courses where golf greats such as Lee Trevino and David Duval have tested their talents 

• Pete Dye La Quinta Resort Mountain Course

• Pete Dye La Quinta Resort Dunes Course

• TPC Stadium Golf® Course at PGA WEST

• Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA WEST

• Greg Norman Course at PGA WEST

 

To learn more about each golf course visit http://www.laquintaresort.com/golf/

 

Practice Facilities
All La Quinta Resort and PGA WEST courses offer premium club rentals, as well as chipping areas, putting greens and practice bunkers. PGA WEST offers a two-tier, manicured, 150-yard-by-50-yard practice tee, facing the majestic San Bernardino Mountains. Short game and putting green areas are adjacent to the practice tee. The resort recently launched La Quinta Express, golf for children and adults of all ages featuring 3700 yard courses on the Mountain and Dunes.

 

PGA WEST Golf Academy:
The PGA WEST Golf Academy offers advanced instruction for player of any skill level; state-of-the-art technology for maximizing player improvement, as well as physical and mental conditioning; and custom club-fitting from our Master club fitter. All these components combined give our students the best learning experience available and produce results that last a lifetime.

 

Going Green:
La Quinta Resort & PGA WEST Courses are taking a proactive approach toward better environmental stewardship. All La Quinta Resort & Club courses are now certified through Audubon International’s Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses.

 

Clubhouses:
La Quinta Resort guests have access to three state-of-the-art golf clubhouses:

The 65,000-square-foot Tournament Clubhouse features an open-air design, with vast expanses of glass, an expansive outdoor deck, a 2,000-square-foot patio and unobstructed views of the legendary TPC Stadium and Jack Nicklaus Tournament Courses. The entryway to the clubhouse features a veritable hall of fame, spotlighting the history of legendary tournaments played at PGA WEST. The full-service restaurant, Ernie’s Bar & Grill, seats 300, and offers a sports bar, as well as intimate private dining and the spacious Legends Ballroom that opens to an outdoor patio overlooking the Nicklaus Tournament Course.

The more intimate 12,000-square-foot Greg Norman Clubhouse is a sleek Australian ranch-style retreat with an indoor/outdoor dining experience at Wallaby’s West, where the French doors of the main room can be opened to the picturesque veranda. The sunken patio features a flagstone fireplace, dimly lit wrought iron lanterns, and sweeping views of the rugged mountain skyline.

The 20,000-square-foot Mountains and Dunes Clubhouse also offers a scenic setting, and includes a beautiful restaurant/lounge, open for breakfast and lunch.

 

 • Accommodation:
The guestrooms and villas are situated in charming whitewashed Spanish-style casitas with views of the gardens or mountains. Guestrooms, most clustered around swimming pools, average 462 square feet in size. Guestrooms are equipped with top-quality amenities and offer an array of guest services.

For more information including availability at La Quinta Resort & Club visit http://www.laquintaresort.com.

 

• Membership:
Club Memberships are available at PGA WEST and The Citrus Club.

  • PGA WEST Club Membership:
    Premier Golf Membership offers access to six championship golf courses.
    • Premier Sport includes golf, tennis, fitness, and access to all social events.
    • Premier Social provides access to the Tennis Courts and Fitness Center as well as all social events.

         For more information, please visit PGAWEST.com or call 760.564.7111.

  • Citrus Club Membership:
    Golf Memberships offer unlimited golf on the Private Citrus Course, La Quinta Resort’s Mountain and Dunes Courses along with all Social Membership amenities.
    • Sports Members get unlimited play and discounted rates on all five Resort Courses including La Quinta Resort’s Mountain and Dunes Courses, TPC Stadium, Jack Nicklaus Tournament and Greg Norman Course.
    • Social Members enjoy unlimited access to the Tennis Courts and Fitness Center, as well as being able to attend all Social events.

         For more information, visit TheCitrusClub.com or call 760.564.5767

 

• Tennis:
Under the leadership of Director of Tennis, Tom Gorman – America’s most successful Davis Cup captain and coach and appointee to the International Tennis Federation’s Davis Cup Committee – La Quinta Resort’s state-of-the-art tennis facilities feature 23 courts with two different surfaces (hard and clay) and a top-notch USPTA-certified staff. With a sunken center court designed for tournament play, La Quinta is consistently ranked among the “Top 20 Tennis Resorts” by Tennis Magazine. Highlights include:

• 5 Har-Tru clay courts

• 18 hard courts, 10 lighted for night play

• Fully stocked Tennis & Fitness Pro Shop

• Centre Court Café

 

• Spa/Fitness Facilities:
A private sanctuary nestled at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains, the 23,000- square-foot Spa La Quinta has 38 treatment rooms, including indoor and outdoor massage, facial and wet treatment rooms. Also featured in this state-of-the-art facility are seven private whirlpool baths, two steam rooms, two inhalation rooms, four signature open-air La Quinta Celestial Showers; men’s and women’s treatment wings with locker rooms and full-service salon. The adjacent 4,000-square-foot fitness center and movement studio is equipped with Life Cycle, Life Step, Life Stride and Paramount ETX equipment. The central Sanctuary Courtyard offers a tranquil place to unwind before or after a treatment and features an outdoor wading fountain, fireplace and cooling mist system.

Programming highlights include the signature HydraFacial, special treatments for children and young adults, wraps made with local herbs and an array of spa packages offering a combination of therapies.

The Oasis Shop features a full slate of products, all used in Spa La Quinta’s treatments, including Epicuren, as well as spa gifts and novelties.

 

• Recreation:
In addition to spa, fitness, golf and tennis facilities, guests can make a splash in 41 pools and 53 hot spas situated through the property. Large communal pools flank each end of the resort including the 21+ adult Plunge Pool. The Main Pool near the spa and tennis facilities features food service, 12 cabanas and a childrens’ pool. Smaller, more intimate pools throughout the property service clusters of casitas. Guests can also enjoy the expansive grounds on rental bicycles or simply stroll the many winding pathways. A putting green and childrens’ playground are also available. The property hosts “movie nights” in its on-site movie theater as well. Additionally, the resort is near miles of hiking trails including the seven-mile Bear Creek Canyon Trail.

 

• Dining:
The resort has eight dining venues including Ernie’s Bar & Grill inside the PGA WEST Tournament Clubhouse; casual dining at MD Grill in the Mountain Dunes Clubhouse and
Wallaby’s West at PGA WEST Greg Norman Golf Course. On-site options include:

  • Morgan’s in the Desert
    Spearheaded by celebrated chef/restaurateur Jimmy Schmidt and evoking the glamour, history and architecture of the original 1926 venue, Morgan’s in the desert is La Quinta’s signature dining venue showcasing contemporary American cuisine inspired by the bounty of the Coachella Valley. Chef Schmidt’s hyper-local focus includes sourcing the top of the region’s products and crafted with traditional cooking methods – open grilling, slow roasting, braising, pickling and curing – to offer deliciously simple, rustic and healthful farm-to-table dishes.
  • TWENTY6
    A casual all-day venue reminiscent of the classic American grill, TWENTY6 is a modern bistro featuring inventive, updated versions of traditional dishes prepared with the freshest seasonal ingredients. BAR TWENTY6 is a lively spot where locals and visitors mingle and enjoy small bites, signature drinks, California wines by the glass and draft beer.
  • Adobe Grill
    Mariachi music and colorful surroundings set the mood for an authentic experience in refined, regional Mexican cuisine. Located on the upper level of the Plaza, Adobe Grill features a bold Oaxacan motif with sun-drenched colors, rustic old-world accents and vivid folk art woodcarvings; as well as a 10-foot-high Aztec pyramid displaying various tequilas anchoring the striking space. Favorites include the table-side guacamole and Caesar salad, hand-made tortillas, award-wining tamales and more than a dozen signature margaritas hand-crafted by the talented “Master Tequilero,” with 100 varieties of top- notch tequila available.

 

• Children/Youth Programs:
Kids Kamp is hosted by the YMCA and is available on the weekends with a range of games, crafts, and activities. The PGA West Golf Academy has classes for youth, and LQ Express gives young golfers a chance to practice. Tennis lessons are also available for children.

 

• Shopping:
A centerpiece of the resort, The Plaza features boutiques and restaurants surrounded by colorful flowers, waterfalls and winding pathways. Retail highlights include Polo Ralph Lauren, Audrey’s + Greta’s PGA WEST Store, the Bungalow Shop, Marketplace Gift Shop, Tumbleweeds and Lollipops, the resort’s old-fashioned candy store offering hundreds of varieties of vintage treats and house-made fudge.

 

• Area Attractions:
The area also has abundant opportunities for horseback riding, bicycle tours, jeep tours and hot air ballooning – all of which can be arranged through La Quinta’s staff. The nearby Palm Springs area offers numerous popular attractions, such as the Palm Desert Living Desert Museum; the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which ascends to the top of Mt. San Jacinto; Joshua Tree National Park; Indian Canyon Hiking Trials; Knott’s Soak City Water Park; McCallum Theatre; Eldorado Polo Club; Old Town La Quinta; and the posh El Paseo Shopping Area, known as the Rodeo Drive of the desert.

 

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Best Known For:
A Member of Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts
Renowned Luxury Desert Destination
One of the Premier Palm Springs Resorts
World Class “Championship-Caliber” Golf & Tennis
Award-winning Dining, Spa and Fitness Facilities
A Plethora of Top Class Activities and Amenities
Recent Multi-Million Dollar Restoration
Family Friendly & Pet Friendly Resort
A Popular Retreat for Hollywood Starlets
A place Gretta Garbo, Clark Gable & Frank Capra frequently visited
One of only Two Resorts in the US for which a City has been Named
 La Quinta has been called “The Golf Capital of the World”
Robb Report named La Quinta “America’s Ultimate Golfing Destination”

 

Awards & Accolades:
2015 Top Luxury Property of the Year & Best Food & Beverage Award
At Annual Hilton Worldwide and Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts’ Awards Ceremony
“Golf Resort of the Year”
International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO)
“Best Resort Courses”Golfweek
International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO)
“75 Best Golf Resorts in North America” – Golf Digest
“Top 100 Courses You Can Play” – Golf Magazine
“Top 20 Tennis Resorts” – Tennis Magazine
The National Association of Home Builders Award
Pacific Coast Builder’s Conference Golden Nugget Award
#1 Southwest Desert Resort Category – LINKS Readers Travel Poll

 

Facilities:
3 State of the Art Clubhouses with Varied Amenities
5 Award Winning Golf Courses
23 Tennis Courts – 5 Har-Tru & 18 Hard Court
620 guestrooms and 98 villas
8 Dining Venues including Fine & Casual Dining Options
4000 Square Feet Fitness Center & Moving Studio
23,000 Square Feet Spa with 38 Treatment Rooms
Full Service Salon & Barber Shop
41 Swimming Pools & 53 Hot Spas
Meeting & Banquet Facilities
Variety of Shops and Quaint Boutiques
Paws La Quinta
Executive Business Center
24-hour Concierge Service

 

Address:

La Quinta Resort & Club

49499 Eisenhower Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253

 


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Contacts:
La Quinta Resort & Club
Phone: +1
(760) 564-4111
Website – www.laquintaresort.com

 

La Quinta Resort & Club

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Community:
A Premier Palm Spring Golf Resort
Member of Hilton Worldwide’s Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Membership:
Club Memberships are available at PGA WEST & The Citrus Club*

Home Facts:
620 Guestrooms & 98 Villas
Single Family Homes & Luxury Estate Homes
Homes from $450K-$4 Million+