The impressive line-up of amenities at Sun City Palm Desert includes three clubhouses, three swimming pools, restaurants and much more.

Sun City Palm Desert makes the most of its spectacular Coachella Valley location by filling the community with complementary landscaping, inspired architecture, and shimmering lakes. Its 36-hole Mountain Vista Golf Club features fabulous golf and breathtaking scenery, while its three spacious clubhouses hold a bounty of resort-style amenities. In addition to all this, the wide range of home prices and styles make this 55+ community appealing to active adults with nearly any budget.

From its spectacular scenery and prime location to its exciting amenities and diverse homes, it's easy to see why Sun City Palm Desert is considered a gem of the Coachella Valley for active adults looking for homes for sale in Palm Desert, California.

Resort-Style Amenities

Built by Del Webb between 1992 and 2003, Sun City Palm Desert enjoys a prime California location just 15 miles from Palm Springs. The community was the first age-restricted development in the Palm Springs area and, with 1,600 acres of developed land, it is still the largest.

Sun City Palm Desert’s thoughtful design reflects Del Webb’s decades of experience in creating communities which support an active lifestyle for 55+ residents. Golf is a popular pastime in the Palms Spring area and resident golfers are sure to love the community’s aptly named Mountain Vista Golf Club. The two 18-hole golf courses were designed by renowned golf course architect Greg Nash and Hall of Famer Billy Casper to challenge golfers of any skill level while also showcasing the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding mountains. The club also offers golf instruction to help players take their game to the next level.

With three spacious clubhouses, Sun City Palm Desert has plenty of space to offer amenities which appeal to very different interests. Some of the more popular features include state-of-the-art fitness centers, indoor walking tracks, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a 250-seat theater and a grand ballroom. Card rooms and a billiards hall each provide opportunities for some friendly competition and a cozy library lets residents relax with a good book. Two restaurants, a coffee shop, and a cafe allow residents to enjoy both casual and elegant dining as well.


Golfers will be thrilled with the 36 holes of championship golf at Sun City Palm Desert.

Residents who want to express their creativity will find hobby rooms to meet their needs. They can work on a project in the arts and crafts studio, use the equipment in the woodworking shop, or fire their creations in the ceramics studio. Those who prefer sewing, quilting, or other needlecrafts can easily meet up for a relaxing afternoon in the sewing studio.

Outside of the beautifully appointed clubhouses, Sun City Palm Desert’s expansive grounds provide the perfect location for many outdoor recreations. In addition to golf, residents can make use of sports courts for tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, and shuffleboard. There are also fishing ponds, walking and biking trails, and a softball field.