La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST
Palm Springs, USA
La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST overview
Situated 20 miles from Palm Springs, the La Quinta Resort & Club boasts premium luxury with its world-class accommodation and facilities. This Palm Springs desert retreat offers five-star accommodation and facilities where you can indulge in the rejuvenating Spa La Quinta, enjoy fabulous food from world-class chefs and play one of five championship courses at the nearby PGA WEST.
There are 796 'Casitas' decorated in a Spanish style along with luxurious suites and villas all equipped with private hot tubs. For some added exercise, spend an hour or two on one of the 18 complimentary tennis courts.
Described as the home of golf in the west, the stunning courses at PGA WEST are just minutes from the La Quinta Resort. In total five courses are available for play by resort residents and local visitors, choose from the Greg Norman Course, the Nicklaus Tournament Course and three Pete Dye designs – the Dunes, the Mountain and the Stadium Course (a regular venue on the PGA TOUR’s schedule).
Set amid 45 manicured acres at the foot of the Santa Rosa Mountains, La Quinta Resort has been welcoming guests since 1926. This five-star property offers 796 luxurious Spanish-style casitas, suites, and villas available, which offer a total of 15 different accommodation options. Every room offers a spacious stay with bespoke furnishing, perfect for whatever occasion. The villas and suites also come with hot tubs and some include fully fitted kitchenettes.
Restaurant & Bars
Choose from three fantastic restaurants at La Quinta Resort, offering fabulous menu choices all cooked with locally sourced ingredients. For traditional American style dining visit the signature dining venue, Morgan's in the Desert, indulge in some vintage pre-dinner cocktails, fresh seafood, and pasta. The Twenty6 Restaurant is a modern American Bistro with an imaginative twist. Diners can eat here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to experience all that this excellent restaurant has to offer.
For authentic Mexican cuisine, the Adobe Grill has all the classic dishes, drinks, and more. In the main clubhouse area, find The Marketplace offering plenty of to-go options including light meals, wood fire pizza, coffee, and a variety of other beverages.
At PGA WEST you’ll find three clubhouses open to the public at the Pete Dye Stadium, Greg Norman and Nicklaus Tournament Courses. Home to a variety of great dining options from Ernie’s Bar & Grill to Wallaby’s West and Pete’s Grill - enjoy excellen
Spa & Leisure
Spa La Quinta is the perfect hideaway for that little bit of relaxation after your day of golf. Spa La Quinta offers a wide variety of treatments and services to rejuvenate and recharge, open 9am-6pm, Tuesday-Sunday, it is the perfect spot to spend some time to yourself. For some additional pampering, Spa La Quinta also has a Salon offering hair and nail services. A junior spa is also available on-site for the children accompanying you on the vacation.
La Quinta is a fantastic hideaway located in the stunning Santa Rosa Mountains, which is just south of Palm Springs, California. Located 30 minutes from the Palm Springs International Airport, which offers direct flights from major cities across the US and Canada.
On Site Activities
La Quinta Resort offers a multitude of activities to enjoy away from the golf course. Numerous pools can be found throughout the resort to soak up some California sun, and for a spot of retail therapy, La Quinta Resort has plenty of shopping to choose from including boutiques and gift shops. Take your skills from the course to the court and play some tennis, or visit the full-service fitness centre to get up a sweat while on vacation. There is a plethora of fitness classes to choose from every day of the week including spinning, yoga, meditation, and more!
The surrounding desert and the old town of La Quinta have plenty of activities and sights to be explored. Hiking, Jeep tours, the Palm Springs Air Museum, the Cabazon Outlet Center, and a journey on the Aerial Tramway are all just a stone’s throw away.
Golf courses at La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA WEST
Nicklaus Tournament Course
The Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA WEST will fit the eye of longer hitters as it gives them the opportunity for power off the tee with room for forgiveness. While the fairways may be wide and forgiving, the numerous elevated greens require precise approach shots and an excellent short-game should you miss the target. The huge, undulating double-green that serves the 9th and 18th holes is a well-known feature on the course and is guarded by deep bunkers.
Greg Norman Course
The Greg Norman Course at PGA WEST lies in a pre-historic seabed, 40-feet below sea level and is surrounded by the mountainous landscape. Described as ‘challenging, yet fair’ Norman’s unique layout features a great deal of sand, areas of wildflowers, nine lakes and 360-degree views that are hard to beat in the Coachella Valley. It is target-style golf at its best and provides a great experience for all that visit.
Pete Dye Mountain Course
This Pete Dye-design is a favorite to all that visit PGA WEST. Known for its stunning views, the Pete Dye Mountain Course is the ultimate test that features pot bunkers, rock formations, daunting elevated tee boxes, and undulating greens. The par-3 16th hole is the signature, with the elevated tee giving you a full view of the golf course and the landscape beyond. Named one of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 courses to play, the Pete Dye Mountain Course is a must when in Palm Springs.
Pete Dye Dunes Course
The Pete Dye Dunes Course at PGA WEST serves up a traditional links-style layout, whilst being situated in the Palm Springs desert and with the backdrop of the mountains – a unique experience. Well known for its manicured rolling fairways and some thick rough that punishes a wayward shot, although not a long course at just 6578 yards from the back tees, the Pete Dye Dunes Course is still a good test for all.
The Pete Dye Stadium Course
The Pete Dye Stadium Course at PGA WEST has seen plenty of tournament history over the years and continues to be part of the TOUR’s annual schedule. This Pete Dye design is a must-play when visiting Palm Springs, previously ranked as 4th in the toughest courses to play in the country by Golf Digest it is a real challenge. Numerous pot bunkers and island greens are experienced throughout, and players must steady their nerves to find the island green on the 17th hole, known as ‘Alcatraz’.
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"The La Quinta Resort is a world-renowned desert retreat offering fantastic championship golf courses, relaxing spa facilities to indulge in and an array of off-course activities such as tennis and horseback riding."
Mid Haul Travel Consultant