Built from one man’s dream of a tranquil retreat, La Quinta Resort and Club has developed over the years into a Hollywood hideaway and golf player’s haven. Purchased from the native Cahuilla Indians in the early 1920s, San Francisco businessman Walter H. Morgan bought 1,400 acres of land that had been dubbed by dwellers as the Land of the Eternal Sun. Morgan enlisted the infamous architect Gordon Kaufman along with scores of artisan craftsman to turn his vision into reality.

La Quinta was soon born, made from more than 100,000 hand-formed adobe bricks and 60,000 locally fired roof tiles. The small collection of cozy casitas surrounding a quaint restaurant was the beginning of a legend, and soon enough, word got around amongst Hollywood’s finest that Morgan’s retreat in the desert was the ideal place to hide from the limelight that Hollywood imposed. The stars fled to La Quinta for the luxury of privacy and the beautiful location, each found the resort catered perfectly to their needs. Garbo wanted isolation. Gable came to socialize with friends. Frank Capra found creative inspiration and returned to his “Shangri-La of Screenwriting” repeatedly, eventually making it his home.


49-499 Eisenhower Drive
La Quinta, CA 92253


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We have a block of rooms reserved at a special rate of $159/night. This rate expires on August 22, 2018.
Please call to book your room or simply click the link below.

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Fun Facts

  • La Quinta Resort & Club features 650 guest suites and casitas, 25 swimming pools, 5 golf courses, and a deluxe spa.
  • Frank Capra wrote the screenplay for Lost Horizon at La Quinta Resort & Club.
  • The Palm Springs portion of the Soarin’ Over California attraction at Disney’s California Adventure in Anaheim was shot at the PGA West golf complex in La Quinta.
  • La Quinta has more than 212 acres of parkland area.

The Annual RISE West golf tournament will kick off at noon on Wednesday, September 12 on the Mountain Course at La Quinta Resort & Club.



Golfweek Rated Top 100 in the U.S.

The Mountain Course, nestled at the base of the picturesque Santa Rosa Mountains, is famed for its Pete Dye design, playability and stunning visuals. This ultra-challenging course features pot bunkers, rock formations, elevations of tee boxes and well-bunkered greens.

Golf is complimentary for health plan and provider groups. If you are vendor, please contact Kevin Weigel at 704.341.2448 or kweigel@healthcare-conferences.com for more information.

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