Located twenty miles east of Palm Springs, in the shadow of the Santa Rosa Mountains is the historic and luxurious La Quinta Resort. Since opening in 1927, La Quinta Resort was a haven for movie stars, celebrities and well-to-do business. Recognizable names include Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Frank Capra, Vanderbilt and Crocker. Capra returned year after year to La Quinta Resort, where he wrote many scripts for films including "It Happened One Night," "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," "Meet John Doe" and many more. Today, the La Quinta Resort awaits those seeking relaxation and pampering. It has an old world adobe architecture with pointed arches, large doors in iron and wood, terracotta potted plants and a multitude of fountains and gardens. Most rooms of the hotel are the original adobe casitas 1920, but with modern luxury. Accommodations include 800 casitas, suites, villas and holiday homes.With 41 pools, 53 hot tubs, 23 tennis courts, 9 golf courses and award-winning spa, you can not help but feel relaxed after a hotel stay. La Quinta Resort was repeatedly voted a "top-ten Tennis Resort" in the nation. Its golf courses have hosted major tournaments, including the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, Skins Game, and the PGA Grand Slam of Golf and has been ranked by Golf Magazine as one of the "Top 100 courses you can play." the school's golf course has been recognized as the "# 1 Golf school in America" by such notables as US News, CNN and the Travel and leisure magazine, to name a few. For the ultimate relaxation, Spa La Quinta offers massages and beauty treatments in many different cultures around the world. Melt all applications in one of seven baths private spa or sunbathe in complete relaxation garden with a fountain shallow and outdoor fireplace.
The Plaza is where many of these restaurants are located and has a large outdoor patio filled with shops, boutiques, restaurants and a café. Stores include high-end as Tommy Bahama and Polo Ralph Lauren to an art studio and beautiful location boutique clothing options. Enjoy cocktails at The Plaza while watching the sunset behind the bells of the mission and the rugged Santa Rosa Mountains in the distance.
Some reasons why you consider to leave the resort during your stay; Old Town La Quinta, Fisherman Restaurant and Market Shields Date Gardens. Old Town La Quinta has the old structures mixed with new ones that are filled with shops and restaurants. Located within walking distance and a favorite with locals in all their places of Coachella Valley, Fisherman Market & Grill offers seafood dishes healthy sea in a casual setting. Just a little further east on Highway 111 Shields Date Gardens, where you can taste the best date shakes and find specialty fruits, nuts and other agricultural products that make great gifts as well as snacks.
If you are looking for the next relaxing escape from the bustle of everyday life, think about La Quinta Resort - You will not be disappointed. Here's what you can expect during your stay at La Quinta Resort.
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