The small village of La Quinta offers a lovely place to live as well as visit. Commonly called the “Gem of The Desert” La Quinta is a highly sought after vacation spot and home owners dream. A quiet peaceful place with the Santa Rosa Mountains just a vision in the distance. La Quinta offers a multitude of experiences to keep every personality happy. Intriguing shops, gardens, art galleries, and outdoor sites await your presence. Beautiful handmade jewelry or art is a wonderful gift to take home for friends.
Don’t forget a piece for yourself. For more adventurous visitors there are tons of things to see in the stunning dessert on horseback or in jeeps. The Robb Report said that La Quinta is “America’s ultimate golfing destination”,this little village became visible to the world. It has become one of the most visited golf vacation spots in the world.
One of the most visited parts of La Quinta and the surrounding area are the golf courses. Between La Quinta and the area of Palm Springs you will find as many as 120 golf courses for your enjoyment. Many celebrities have homes or have retired here specifically for the beautiful golf courses. President Ford retired here with playing golf on fine courses everyday in mind.
You can’t find a better place to get a lot of great golf days in. The weather is always mild and sunny, perfect for a game of golf. The golf courses are expertly tended,with pretty bushes and flowers surrounding them. All skill level will be happy to play here.
They, of course, each have their own configurations to challenge your experience. Two of these challenging courses are the Norman course and the Stadium course. While you are playing them you will get to know the mountains because you will be playing off them.
The best players in the world love to golf here because of the challenge these courses provide. These courses find themselves profiled in Golf Magazine and are rated among the best golf courses in the world.
Some of the PGA’s golf tournaments are played here and include the PGA GRAND SLAM and the Humana Challenge, formerly Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. One of the resorts in La Quinta, SilverRock Resort, is home to the Arnold Palmer Classic Course. This particular course is in the shadows of the Santa Rosa Mountains.
It can distract the golfers with pristine water sites and gigantic natural outcroppings. You will love the history of the Clubhouse that was once a working-ranch hacienda. The ranch belonged and was built by Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ahmanson of Home Savings & Loan. The clubhouse offers an extensive healthy menu for your dining pleasure.
Along with the clubhouse offerings you will find gourmet restaurants all around the La Quinta area. Food ranging from quick and easy to luxurious settings can be found. All types of cuisine can be found in La Quinta and the nearby area. You can find traditional California dishes, Japanese, sushi, and always fresh fish.
The La Quinta CliffHouse cuisine consists of prime rib and fresh fish. It also provides you with spectacular views of the nearby Santa Rosa Mountains and the valleys. Offering traditional Mexican favorites the Adobe Grill has a Southwestern style climate with a decor to match. You will be treated to Mariachi music and yummy margaritas. You won’t be disappointed in your cuisine offerings.
The golfers are not the only ones to have a relaxing time. People looking for more peaceful relaxing techniques will want to visit one of the numerous spas in the area of La Quinta. At the end of a busy day before the night life a visit to the spa is just what you need. Soothing away the stress, ease stretched and tight muscles will give you a great start to your vacation. You will be treated like a king and leave feeling calm and relaxed.
If you arewishing to locate to a warm beautiful climate La Quinta is your destination. There are quite a few gated communities and retirement living options. A nice balance of old traditions and new traditions will keep you happy and comfortable.
La Quinta is a beautiful place to visit. The spectacular views of mountains and the desert will be unbelievable. As a golfer you will be treated to some of the best golf courses in the area. If you are not the folder in your group you will not have any trouble keeping busy. Shopping, museums, and handmade items will be available for your perusal.
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