Paradise Awaits in Los Cabos - 9 Must-Stay Luxury Hotels to Experience

Whether its ritzy Los Cabos, artsy San José del Cabo or laid-back bohemian enclave Todos Santos that appeals, Mexico’s Baja California Sur is the perfect destination for those in search of a quick and easy getaway. The sunshine and spectacular beaches here have attracted travelers for decades; today style-conscious types are drawn to the area thanks to an influx of new lodging options where a stylish aesthetic, intimate ambience and superior service are key. Recently designated as the world’s first Sharecare health security VERIFIED™ destination, Los Cabos welcomes travelers back to the region’s hotels and resorts with confidence.

A Curated List of Luxury Hotels & Resorts for Consideration:
Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection

Chileno Bay Resort & Residences

A study in sophisticated desert chic, Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection, is located on one of the few swimmable beaches in Los Cabos. Created with a distinct vision to bring a contemporary take on the classic Baja escape, the resort features 140 spacious guest accommodations including 86 guest rooms, four suites and 50 villas. Following completion of a three-stage renovation in late 2020, the resort presents unique offerings to make sure each guest goes home with a story. From horseback riding through a deep desert canyon to a number of water-based activities including snorkeling past coral reefs, it also offers distinct cuisine and agave workshops. Their holistic spa and fitness program emphasizes the transformative power of nature while their dining options present a fresh twist on Los Cabos cuisine.


Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection

As the only private beach resort in Los Cabos, Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection balances the vivid sensations of Baja California along a stunning backdrop. The resort is located 35 minutes from the San Jose del Cabo airport and includes 102 total accommodations which include 44 casitas, nine suites, 45 villas and four haciendas. The resort's six restaurants offer an array of spectacular dishes delivered with artful presentation, with most guests agreeing that dining at Cocina del Mar, set on a rocky promontory surrounded by crashing waves, is a must do. From beach dinner experiences, horseback riding, whale watching and sea foraging, the experiences at this beachside resort are truly something to partake in. Set in a true oasis, the award-winning spa eases guest’s tensions with a full menu of detoxifying treatments which harness the healing powers of local plants. 

The Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas

Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos

Situated on 2 miles of a quiet, white sand beach, The Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas overlooks a calm Sea of Cortez, now a UNESCO Marine Heritage site. It is a site that Jacques Cousteau once said was, “the aquarium of the world,” as 900 species of fish swim these waters. The Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas has been awarded recognition on Town & Country Magazine’s 2020 Best New Hotels in the World list, marking the third accolade of this kind for the resort. Along with the Robert Trent Jones II Costa Palmas golf course, the resort has six pools and a sports complex which includes: two tennis courts, a basketball court, volleyball and paddle tennis. Explore the underwater paradise with a boat trip, discover nearby charming towns or go ziplining all within a short drive from the resort.

Grand Velas Los Cabos

Grand Velas

Grand Velas Los Cabos is the newest resort in Los Cabos and combines luxury all-inclusive hospitality and world-class service in its stunning surroundings. With five dining restaurants, the resort also features a Pool and Beach Concierge to make sure guests take advantage of the outdoors. Encompassing 304 suites - there are six categories - each features a private terrace lounge, personal concierge and L’Occitane bath essentials. Embark on a hang gliding adventure, off-road ATV trek or an ecological tour of the property’s flora and fauna to fill your days before a relaxing afternoon at the spa. Based on ancient rituals and treatments, SE Spa features a beauty salon, spa boutique and 16 spa suites and a unique hydrothermal journey

Marquis Los Cabos

Marquis Los Cabos

The all-inclusive enclave of Marquis Los Cabos is an adults-only haven that infuses Mexican spirit in all facets of design, experience and adventure. With 209 suites with stunning sea views and 25 enchanting Casitas located just a few steps from the ocean, guests will experience an unparalleled experience from the moment they step on site. Starting with its three beachfront pools, Spa Marquis and five distinctive dining offerings, guests can also elevate their stay and plan off-site activities such as championship golf courses to sportfishing, whale watching and island excursions. Furthermore, the resort’s prime location on the Touristic Corridor offers you easy access to the vibrant Cabo San Lucas' nightlife.

The CAPE, A Thompson Hotel

The Cape

Situated on Monument’s Beach, a famed surf spot just outside Cabo San Lucas, the handsome 161-room THE CAPE, A THOMPSON HOTEL offers stunning views of the Sea of Cortez and famed El Arco rock formation. Designed by acclaimed Mexico City architect Javier Sanchez, the vibe here is upscale-urban meets mid-century modern. There’s a refined yet intimate feel, thanks to well-placed handmade furnishings and regional artworks, while the spectacular Lobby Bar wouldn’t look out of place in a Bond movie.

Zadun, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Ritz-Carlton Reserve

On Mexico’s San Jose de Cabo coastline, Zadun, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve transmits a sense of peace, wonder and luxury. Opened in 2019, the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Mexico showcases the best of modern Mexican design and was named after the Spanish word “dunas” and the dunes that surround the resort. With 115 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, many of which offer an individual pool and terrace, all guests will enjoy the genuine care of a tosoani, or private attendant.

Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos


Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos is an oceanfront resort with easy access to Baja expeditions, downtown San Jose del Cabo and Marina Cabo San Lucas. In one destination, the collection includes: Solaz Resort Los Cabos, Solaz The Residences Los Cabos and The Club at Solaz. The Resort offers locally inspired gastronomy with its seven restaurants, while the Residences deliver 5,077 – 11,097 sq ft exceptional villas and the Club is a private 142-unit retreat. Acclaimed Mexican firm Sordo Madaleno Architects conceived the stunning complex which features over 400 pieces of art by renowned Mexican artist César López-Negrete and beautiful grounds with over 110 species of endemic flora.

JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa is a great place to soak up the sun in sophisticated style and capture tropical vibes of leisure and luxury. Their 299 hotel rooms and suites offer elegant décor which is seen throughout the resort’s design as well as fascinating architectural details and artworks. Their selection of restaurants and bars offer something to please all palette types, while Jasha Spa & Salon beckons guests to immerse themselves in indulgence.

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