Destination guide

The desert setting of La Quinta is ready to explore

The desert and mountains create a pretty picture of La Quinta. This relaxing city is known for its sporting events, golfing and spas. River and Indian Wells Tennis Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around La Quinta

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes La Quinta a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Living Desert Zoo and Gardens (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • PGA West Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Empire Polo Club (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Indian Palms Country Club (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • The Golf Club at La Quinta (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Desert Willow Golf Resort (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the desert landscape and other natural features in La Quinta

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, La Quinta is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Bear Creek Trail (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Lake Cahuilla Regional Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Joe Mann Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Palma Village Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • South Jackson Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around La Quinta

The nearest airport is in Bermuda Dunes, CA (UDD), located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Thermal, CA (TRM-Jacqueline Cochran Regional), which is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away.

Where to stay near La Quinta?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,776 house rentals near La Quinta. From 2,335 Houses to 461 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near La Quinta for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to La Quinta?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in La Quinta:

  • La Quinta Cove: 1,881 vacation rentals
  • Griffin Ranch: 192 vacation rentals
  • Starlight Dunes: 106 vacation rentals
  • Desert Club Estates: 116 vacation rentals
  • Rancho Ocatillo: 121 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to La Quinta?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in La Quinta. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • PGA West Golf Course: 5,791 home rentals
  • Old Town La Quinta: 7,381 home rentals
  • Bear Creek Trail: 7,412 home rentals
  • La Quinta Resort Mountain Course: 1,805 home rentals
  • El Dorado Polo Club: 6,241 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Quinta listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in La Quinta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,335 Houses in La Quinta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in La Quinta include:

  • Villas: 461 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,425 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 144 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Estates and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in La Quinta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,940 vacation homes with pool available in La Quinta.

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