La Quinta Real Estate and Information

La Quinta Real Estate and Information

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Located in the Palm Desert Region, La Quinta, California is a resort town situated between Indio and Indian Wells in the Coachella Valley. As a leading area for tourism-- golfing in particular, this town attracts people from all walks of life, who come here to enjoy the fresh air, sunshine, and amenities. La Quinta real estate makes an excellent investment whether purchasing a vacation home, a retirement home, or a primary year-round residence.

Shopping and Dining

When it comes to shopping, La Quinta stores offer everything from apparel to home furnishings. Quaint shops such as Angel's Crossing Floral Shop, California Patio, and Pottery and Accessories provide residents with unique personal and gift items and are excellent places in which to spend a day browsing and unwinding. Old Town La Quinta is also known for its unique shops that sell everything from exotic jewelry to upscale made-in-America clothing at stores such as Divas of the Desert.

La Quinta real estate is also near every type of dining establishment imaginable. Some of the more renowned eateries in La Quinta include:

Parks and Recreation

La Quinta real estate is near some of the best golfing in the state. Silver Rock Resort is an Arnold Palmer Classic Course, and players often spot wildlife such as deer on the greens. The La Quinta Country Club is almost as well known for its golfing as it is for its hospitality. The PGA West Golf Academy actually offers six legendary courses from some of the top names in golfing, including Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.

Tennis is another popular activity here, having courts such as those at the La Quinta Resort that offer spectacular mountain views. The La Quinta Tennis Club has 22 immaculately maintained courts, ten of which are lighted for evening play. Even beginning players are welcome, as there are an abundance of world-class instructors such as those at the Andre Campbell Tennis Instruction School who are eager to help people develop their skills.

Aside from tennis and golf, La Quinta is also known for hiking. The city's hiking and biking trails have been named among the "Top 45 Hikes in the West" by Residents can stay in shape for the many outdoor activities offered here by visiting the La Quinta Fitness Center and Park, which offers exercise classes and fitness machines and is located in a park-like setting that is perfect for picnicking, shooting hoops, or playing Frisbee.


La Quinta has been named by the Robb Report as the "Leading Golf Destination in the United States", and its proximity to major golf courses along with mild temperatures year round makes La Quinta real estate appealing to active adults. Even so, it is also an excellent place for families with young children to call home, as its relatively small population gives the city a sense of community. Those who live here have numerous employment opportunities in the tourism industry or as small business owners; travel to other nearby cities such as Palm Springs and Indio is also easily accomplished.

Schools, Health, Transportation

The Desert Sands Unified School District serves families living in La Quinta real estate with everything from special education, early childhood education, and vocational training. The district is devoted to hosting staff development programs that will help teachers advance their careers and better serve students. La Quinta Christian Fellowship is a private school alternative that admits students in grades K through 9.

La Quinta is home to numerous health care providers, with specialty clinics such as the Bone and Joint Clinic , Eisenhower Occupational Health, and Advanced Dermatology and Skin Care. Residents can also choose from several different hospitals, including the La Quinta Medical Center and JFK Memorial Hospital.

California State Route 111 runs through La Quinta, providing easy access to the rest of the Coachella Valley. Palm Springs International Airport is where long-distance travelers head for airline flights throughout the United States or around the world. A full-service bus terminal is located in nearby Indio, and an Amtrak station can be found in Palm Springs.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at 760-880-3675 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

Contact Information

Photo of Steve Enlow - BRE #01368794 Real Estate
Steve Enlow - BRE #01368794
Desert Sands Realty
78000 Fred Waring Drive, Suite 202
Palm Desert CA 92211
Fax: (760)262-3232