Arriving at Viceroy Los Cabos (formerly Mar Adentro) is like getting a glimpse into the future of hospitality. Linked by a seemingly boundless plane of water, a series of minimalist white cubes—housing a rooftop bar, spa, world-class fitness center, movie theater, and more—rises from the desert landscape like a mirage, the work of Mexican architect Miguel Angel Aragonés. The view is memorable at Nido, a ceviche restaurant that sits under a nestlike dome of twigs. Equally striking are the 104 modernist guest rooms. Unlike the region’s traditional stucco and terra-cotta haciendas, they’re serenely spare, with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Sea of Cortez and tablets that guests can use to create their own lighting concept.
Hotel Mar Adentro
Each of the 83 suites at the beachfront Mar Adentro by Encanto looks like a white cube floating in the sea. Inside, you’ll find Poliform Italian furnishings and menus that let you customize the room’s scent, lighting, and pillows. A unique musician-in-residence program brings in the latest talent from L.A.