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Credit: La Quinta Resort & Club
la quinta resort holidays
Credit: La Quinta Resort & Club

6 Ways La Quinta Resort Is Sleigh-ing the Holiday Season

From Breakfast With Santa to Holiday Movies on the Lawn, This Year’s Festivities at La Quinta Resort Are Sure to Light You Up!

While the desert’s weather is far from frightful, there are still plenty of delightful festivities taking place this holiday season! And for those who’d rather lay by the pool than hit the slopes, we couldn’t think of a more perfect destination than the sunny city of La Quinta. Book a stay this winter at the beautiful La Quinta Resort & Club for a seasonal escape! The resort is gearing up with a slew of holiday-inspired activities that’ll make your season merry and bright. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come!

@localemag There no place like La Quinta Resort for the holidays. 🎄🎥 @Bianca Fort #localemagazine #laquintaresort #visitlaquinta #visitlaquinta ♬ Carol of the Bells – Instrumental – Russell Davis & Roy Vogt & Michael Green & Marty Crum & Jeff Kirk & David Angell & Carrie Bailey & Steve Patrick & Nancy Allen & Ginger Newman & Sarah Valley

Decadent Holiday Dining

When: Nov. 24, Dec. 25, Dec. 31

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Enjoy seasonal dining at La Quinta Resort & Club‘s on-site restaurants, which include Morgan’s in the Desert, Twenty6 and Adobe Grill. Both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner will be served at all three, and guests are also welcome to enjoy the restaurants’ signature dishes from the comfort of their room with in-room dining. And don’t miss out on this year’s executive chef concepts, which include private family-style Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners and to-go delivery (available for guests in presidential suites, villas and estate homes).

Local Insight: La Quinta Resort & Club will also host a prix fixe New Year’s Eve dinner at Twenty6 and Morgan’s in the Desert—stay tuned for more details.


Cooking Demonstrations

When: Nov. 25 and every Saturday between Nov. 26 and Dec. 24 at 11 a.m.

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Put on your aprons and get ready to chef it up! Under the direction of Executive Chef Andrew Cooper and his culinary team, guests (and visitors) of La Quinta Resort will have the opportunity to learn how to prepare holiday favorites. Demonstrations will take place at Morgan’s in the Desert, and each one includes lunch. Stay tuned for the class schedule—more details to come.


Chestnut Roasting

When: Nov. 24 and every Friday and Saturday between Nov. 25 and Dec. 24 from 5-7 p.m.

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‘Tis the season for some holiday cheer! La Quinta Resort will be roasting chestnuts in the evenings for guests to enjoy. Stop by the lobby on Friday and Saturday nights from 5-7 p.m., where you’ll have the opportunity to purchase a bag for $5.


Holiday Movies on the Lawn

When: Nov. 25 and every Saturday between Nov. 26 and Dec. 24 at 8 p.m.

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Get cozy this season and catch a flick on the lawn with your family. Curl up next to a fire pit and enjoy classic holiday films with a side of s’mores and complimentary popcorn and hot cocoa. Showings will take place every Saturday at 7 p.m.—don’t miss out!


Breakfast With Santa

When: Nov. 27 and Dec. 18 at 9 a.m.

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Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus is coming to town, and by town, we mean La Quinta! On Nov. 27 and Dec. 18, you and your kiddos can enjoy a holiday-inspired Sunday breakfast with the company of everyone’s favorite Christmas celebrity. There will be everything from a buffet to a mimosa bar available, so come ready to chow down. Reservations will be available soon via OpenTable.


Vintage Holiday Package

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Before you book your winter escape, check out La Quinta Resort’s Vintage Holiday Package, which includes overnight accommodations in a vintage casita (additional room types available), a daily breakfast for two at Twenty6, two signature holiday cocktails at Morgan’s in the Desert, a La Quinta keepsake holiday ornament and a script of Frank Capra’s holiday masterpiece, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” To book, visit


La Quinta Resort & Club
49499 Eisenhower Dr
La Quinta, CA 92253

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