The most eagerly-awaited hotel in the Palm Springs area, The Chateau at Lake La Quinta, has officially opened its doors. Designed in the spirit of a French manor, the sophisticated retreat features 24 luxurious accommodations, the gourmet Mélange Restaurant and Bar, and sweeping lakefront views framed by swaying palms and the majestic San Jacinto Mountains.
The Chateau at Lake La Quinta brings Old World charm to the California Desert. The chic boutique property encompasses an array of private suites and bungalows, all offering sweeping views of Lake La Quinta. With artfully curated comfortable furnishings, beautiful rolling grounds, swaying palms and thoughtful amenities including a 24-hour pool, The Chateau at Lake La Quinta offers a calm lakeside retreat that feels worlds away.
Each of the property’s 24 suites and bungalows offers panoramic lake views, fireplaces, king size beds, walk-in showers, complimentary Wi-Fi and flat screen televisions. Twenty-two Premium and Superior Lakeview Suites set the stage for romantic and secluded getaways with 425 square feet of living space and private patios opening right onto the water. Two Lakeside Bungalows, accessible through a private guest entrance, provide total seclusion. The 500-square-foot opulent spaces feature private balconies and chic design outfitted with the comforts of home.
Like any welcoming home, the heart of the Chateau at Lake La Quinta is its kitchen. Guests can indulge in gourmet al fresco lakefront dining at Mélange restaurant and bar.
Open to hotel guests and the public, Mélange features a flavorful seasonal menu with ingredients sourced from the finest California family farms. Sample Mary’s Organic Chicken Piccata, savor Creekstone Farms’ Prime Filet of Beef, and indulge in delicious customizable flatbreads and pizzas, served to piping hot perfection from a wood-burning outdoor pizza oven.
This welcoming atmosphere extends to the Mélange Bar. Located in the Chateau’s lobby, the space greets guests with a lively and contemporary atmosphere imbued with European flair. The nine-seat bar features a sleek quartz bar top, plush red leather seating and a spectacular whimsical chandelier that suspends over guests as they enjoy classic cocktails, craft brews, light bites and panoramic lake views of Lake La Quinta.
The Chateau at Lake La Quinta will host a variety of exciting culinary events throughout the winter season, including the highly-anticipated Fess Parker Wine Dinner on November 13, 2015. This exclusive event will feature four courses of gourmet cuisine expertly paired with exceptional Fess Parker Wines.
Tickets to the Fess Parker Dinner at The Chateau at Lake La Quinta are on sale now for $105 per person. Several room packages are also available for guests who wish to extend their culinary getaway with a stay at the Chateau. To book a seat at the dinner or a stay, visit http://thechateaulakelaquinta.com/offers.html.
Private Events and Celebrations
As the only boutique lakefront hotel in the greater Palm Springs area, the Chateau at Lake La Quinta offers a spectacular setting for private events and celebrations. The beautiful property can accommodate intimate gatherings for 20 guests, gala events for 250 attendees, and full buy-outs for corporate events and wedding celebrations where privacy is of the utmost importance.
Off property, guests can explore five PGA golf courses, plus boating, hiking, horseback riding, hot air balloon tours, fishing and mountain biking. The nearby Living Desert, Joshua Tree National Park and downtown Palm Springs are also within close reach.
The Chateau at Lake La Quinta – La Quinta, California (www.chateaulakelaquinta.com)
Nestled in the Coachella Valley near Palm Springs, the waterfront Chateau at Lake La Quinta brings Old World charm to the California Desert. The chic oasis, featuring architecture reminiscent of a French manor, includes 24 private suites, villas and bungalows with panoramic views of Lake La Quinta framed by swaying palms and the San Jacinto Mountains. The lakefront retreat offers personalized service and thoughtful amenities, including a24-hour pool and a farm-to-table restaurant, Mélange. Opening October 2015, Mélange features lakeside al fresco dining and seasonal ingredients sourced from the finest California family farms. The Mélange Bar, opening in October, will offer handcrafted cocktails, fine wines and light bites. Nearby, guests can explore five PGA golf courses, plus boating, hiking, horseback riding, hot air balloon tours, fishing and mountain biking. The Living Desert, Palm Springs and Joshua Tree National Park are also within reach.