Named America’s “Best Place to Live for Golfing” by Robb Report magazine in its “Best Places to Live” issue (July 2003)
• Population as of Jan. 1, 2007: 41,090 permanent; 16,000 seasonal
• Median age: 36.4
• La Quinta is home to the largest hotel in the Coachella Valley – the La Quinta Resort & Club with 912 rooms has the highest daily and annual per room revenue in the Valley
The city of La Quinta, a multi-recreational and destination resort community is nestled at the base of the Santa Rosa Mountains, just 30 minutes from Palm Springs, in southern California's Coachella Valley. With it's small town friendliness and low humidity combined with an abundance of sunshine year-round, it is easy to why the Robb Report named La Quinta the “Best Place to Live and Golf”. La Quinta, with over 20 world class golf courses, including 6 courses at the famous PGA West has something for everyone! The historic La Quinta Resort & Club is the largest resort in the Coachella Valley and also offers world class golf, tennis and other resort amenities. The city is home to the La Quinta Arts Festival, live theater by the La Quinta Playhouse, and the enchanting Old Town Village featuring the shopping, dining, and personal services. La Quinta has been one of California's fastest growing communities over the last decade. Come see for yourself why La Quinta is a great place to live!
La Quinta is also home to the famous SilverRock Resort offering 18 holes of golf in a spectacular setting at the base of the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains. Designed by Arnold Palmer, this classic course was named in the “Top 10 New Courses That You Can Play” by Golf Magazine. The course is open to the public and offers La Quinta residents world class golf at discounted prices. All residents have to do is apply for a La Quinta Resident Card. To learn more about the La Quinta Resident Card, click here: La Quinta Resident Card Rules & Information. Development of the 525-acre parcel is ongoing, with future plans to include a boutique hotel, resort hotel, casitas and timeshare units, a resort retail village, and a black box theater.