Edit ModuleShow Tags

Palm Springs' La Quinta Resort Turns 90


Published:

Well before Coachella brought hipsters to the desert, and the midcentury modern revival made the valley en vogue, there was La Quinta. The resort, now part of the Waldorf Astoria family, has long been a refuge for Hollywood elite, dating back to 1930s screen legends like Greta Garbo and Clark Gable.

This year, the grand dame of Palm Springs turns 90, with a fresh $22-million upgrade to boot. Despite its whopping 620 rooms, 98 Spanish villas, and 41 pools, the property still feels secluded and quiet, and remains the verdant desert oasis it’s always been. Stay cool with the resort’s new Chilled program, including pushcart cocktails and pool temps set at 84 degrees. Ready, set, summer.

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Related Stories

Vote Now for Your Orangetheory Winner!

Winners will be announced at our Sweat event on May 12

3 Ways to Experience Mexico

Whether you’re jonesing for snorkeling, spa treatments, or street food, there’s a vacation for everyone just across the border

A Family Afar: Traveling With Just One Kid

Our travel blogger dad discovers the differences during a recent trip across the pond
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Personal Stories are on Display at the Museum of Man's 'PostSecret'
    Frank Warren collects deep, dark secrets for this community arts project
  2. The Best Burgers in San Diego
    These burgers are food critic Troy Johnson's finalists for the best in San Diego
  3. The Best of North County 2018
    Our annual list of what we’re loving above the 56, from bites and brews to shopping, wellness, and arts and kids’ activities galore
  4. San Diego's Best Restaurants 2018
    Dig into the 260 winners defining San Diego’s food scene in 2018
  5. Your 2018 San Diego Summer Bucket List
    Here’s our insider’s guide for Memorial Day through Labor Day
  6. 16 Great Places to Go Camping in Southern California and Baja
    We’ve rounded up sites with the best ocean views, mountain peaks, and desert landscapes
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions

Vote Now for Your Orangetheory Winner!

Winners will be announced at our Sweat event on May 12

Go Ahead... Ask McMillin!

At McMillin Realty, we are encouraging you to bring us your real estate questions. We will answer these questions….. for free.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Edit Module

Connect With Us:

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Sponsored

AquaVie: 10 Reasons It’s Downtown’s Best Kept Secret

The best workout and spa getaway around? It’s actually right underneath your nose.

Enter a Drawing You Could Actually Win

There are more than 1,700 prizes in the Dream House Raffle
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags