The City of La Quinta is a community nestled at the base of the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains, just 30 minutes from Palm Springs, in Southern California’s Coachella Valley. With its small-town sociability, La Quinta is a peaceful and relaxing area offering year-round, multi-recreational and destination resort attractions. Known as the “Gem of the Desert,” La Quinta is home to golf and tennis enthusiasts, and visitors from around the world come for the fabulous facilities and spectacular events hosted here annually. PGA West, internationally recognized as one of the world’s most magnificent resort communities, has been the site of numerous national and professional events. With a population of approximately 30,450, La Quinta is listed as one of California’s fastest growing cities. The vast majority of its open area is attractive for housing and hotel developments, while other areas feature a wide range of older, established housing, condominiums and townhouses.