La Cresta is an unincorporated area of the city of Murrieta. It is part of the Santa Rosa Plateau. It has residential zoning which requires at least parcels of 5-gross acres of land or more. If you are into the equestrian lifestyle La Cresta is the place for you. Also the The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve is located near the city of Murrieta. La Cresta is just a short distance from all the major Southern California destinations.