• La Quinta CA Info

    Why Would I want to Live in.......

    La Quinta CA?

    Well first reason is that it is very pretty in La Quinta
    . Often referred to as the "gem" of the Desert. There are Great Mountain Range views. Lots of golf courses, nice homes and plenty of shopping and Dining. As a result La Quinta has become the upscale hub of the East valley and you will find many of the little luxuries of life here.  


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    La Quinta   In Spanish it means Country estate or Inn so perhaps it is fitting that the La Quinta Resort was the impetus for the founding of this town.  Originally started in 1926 this resort remains to this day one of the most luxurious and exclusive in an area full of first class resorts.  

    There is a little of everything from luxury resorts, golf courses, public art installations, nice parks and city sports facilities to major retail outlets and quiet subdivisions.

    A nice mix of gated and non gated communities to choose from and the schools are good. La Quinta is referred to as the Gem of the Desert and one visit will show you why.

    La Quinta is also home to PGA west comprised of six golf courses, clubhouses and many thousands of homes and condos. In fact it is impossible to separate La Quinta from golf with the numerous course and golf communities that fill the town. Some of the other communities you will hear about in La Quinta include: Rancho La Quinta, The Dunes, The Citrus The Hideaway, Griffin Ranch, Talenta, The Palms, The Tradition, Haciendas at La Quinta,  Mountain View Country Club, Palmilla and Renaissance.  There is are even fractional ownership opportunities in La Quinta. You can share a home with 8 other owners, call us for details.  Your only limit on indulging your perfect golf getaway is your budget.  

    Luckily in La Quinta there are beautiful options for every budget. The City is well planned and locals will tell you how great the schools are.  The corridor along Highway 111 has grown to become a center of commerce for the East valley and national and regional outlets of most every variety are represented here.  La Quinta has a vibrant old town with  picturesque shops and great dining and every March there is the La Quinta Art Fair with celebrated artists from around the world converging on the city.  Currently the city has a population of about 34,000 people.     

    Fun Events In La Quinta California:

    Certified Farmers Market Currently on Sunday Mornings in Old Town

    Hot Rod Custom Car Show January at the La Quinta Community Park

    Career Builder Challenge (Formerly Bob Hope/ Humana) Golf Tournament January

    La Quinta Arts Festival March

    La Quinta Museum

    La Quinta Blues & Brews Novemeber

    King of The Smoker Competition December

    Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony December

    Art Under The Umbrellas Oct-March on Select Saturdays

    Taste Of La Quinta  February

    Attractions Close By

    Adjacent to LA Quinta in Indio or Indian Wells there is:

    Stagecoach Country Music Festival April (IN)
    Coachella Music Festival  April (IN)
    BNP Paribas Tennis Open March (IW)
    Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival February (IN)

    Resources and City Information for La Quinta California   

    City Of La Quinta
    78-495 Calle Tampico
    La Quinta CA 92253
    Phone: 760-777-7106

    Post Office: 51321 Avenida Bermudas
    Library: 78-275 Calle Tampico

    School District: Desert Sands Unified School District

    Sheriff Office: 760-863-8990
    Fire Department: 760-564-2122

    Utility Companies Serving La Quinta:

    Imperial Irrigation District
    Southern California Edison
    Southern California Gas Company
    Cochella Valley Water District
    Time Warner Cable
    Verizon Phone Company (Internet Services now called Frontier)

    PARKS and Recreational Facilities:

    Fritz Burns Park - Avenida Bermudas and Ave 52

    La Quinta Sports Complex Ave 50

    Michaels’ 5 great Things About La Quinta:   
    1)  Soup Plantation 
    2)  Trader Joe’s 
    3)  The Views In The Cove
    4)  Old Town La Quinta 
    5)   La Quinta Resort

    The La Quinta Arts Festival

    Held Every March At the La Quinta Civic Center Park - enjoy three days under the sun with some of the bests artists in the Country. This high quality event is a premier attraction and proudly hosted by the city of La Quinta.

    Tickets start at about $20 and multi day passes are just a few dollars more.

    La Quinta, often called the gem of the Desert, is a stunning Desert paradise of beautiful homes, golf courses, resorts and outdoor spaces all framed by a majestic mountain backdrop. Come Explore La Quinta and see why everyone wants to be a part of the magic.


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