Spring Optional Activities

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Want to add a tour? Contact Leigha Schatzman or Nancy Shirley for more information. Book by March 1, 2020

Golf Course

LaQuinta Resort Mountain Course
Greens fee: $129.00 inclusive of greens fees and tax. The course is on property and is close enough to walk.
Rentals: $85.00
Time: 12:30 p.m. shotgun start

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.

Aerial Tram

Palm Springs Aerial Tram
Price: $95 per guest
Duration: Four (4)  hours including transfer 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Includes: Roundtrip transportation, tram ride, all fees.

A minimum of 20 guests is required for this tour.

The journey starts with an awe-inspiring ride up one of the steepest mountains in North America aboard the famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. 
Once atop the peak of Mt. San Jacinto, guests will find themselves at an 8,516 ft. elevation and in a 13,000 acre Wilderness State Park forest surrounded by a magnificent pine forest and views stretching miles to the Salton Sea.

The only tram car in North America that slowly rotates, allowing 360-degree spectacular scenic views during the 12 minutes, 2.5-mile tram ride through 5 eco-systems. Each tram accommodates up to 70 guests.

*Tour not recommended for guests with fear of heights or enclosed spaces.

Kayaks on Sandy Beach

San Andreas Jeep Eco-Tours
Price: $200 per guest
Duration: 3-4 hours including transfer 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Includes: Roundtrip transportation; jeep tour, and all applicable taxes and gratuities.

A minimum of 12 guests is required for this tour.

This educational eco-tour focuses on the history and legends of the late 19th-century mining era and the settlers who came to seek their fortune in this desert wilderness and the Cahuilla Indian Tribe who lived off the land and made the valley their home.

Guests will wander, explore and take plenty of photos in the recreated Indian Village, while a knowledgeable guide explains what life was really like for the early desert settlers.  

This tour also includes exploration of steep-walled canyons that have been described as some of the most tortured landscape on earth, a classic desert badlands caused by the San Andreas earthquake fault. With colliding tectonic plates, it’s a site you will only find here.

Your naturalist guide entertains you with stories about the plants, animals, geology, and history of the California desert.