The Best Hotels in Los Cabos

Located on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, Los Cabos is the ideal beach getaway. Here, a variety of accommodations—both luxe and more down-to-earth—await with breathtaking views of surf and sunset.
Collected by Afar Magazine
Photo courtesy of Cabo Surf Hotel
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
Cabo Surf Hotel is a beachside property in San José del Cabo, an area popular among surfers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Located right on the bay, the hotel is ideal for guests who want to dedicate the majority of their vacation time to...
Photo courtesy of Esperanza, an Auberge Resort
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
Esperanza, an Auberge Resort, sits on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, offering guests exceptional views of the Sea of Cortéz. Each of the hotel’s 57 rooms faces the sea and Esperanza’s private beach but also...
Photo courtesy of Hotel El Ganzo
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
Hotel El Ganzo isn’t your typical Mexican resort. The adults-only spot may have all the amenities you’d expect—a rooftop infinity pool and sushi bar, a restaurant serving local specialties, 70 rooms outfitted with Italian linens...
Photo courtesy of Las Ventanas
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
Las Ventanas al Paraíso represents the epitome of luxury, with gorgeous, gigantic rooms featuring traditional crafts, handmade mosaic headboards, and classy furniture and accents. Balcony railings are awash in pink blossoms of...
Photo courtesy of Marquis Los Cabos
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
If you associate the phrase all-inclusive with the bracelet-wearing, tropical drink–swilling masses, then Marquis Los Cabos will make you do a double take. The adults-only resort offers unique amenities—open-air yoga classes,...
Photo courtesy of ME Cabo
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
Sunny as it is, Cabo has never been known for its beaches because of its rough surf. Not so at adults-only ME, however, which sits on the area’s only swimmable stretch of shoreline, in view of the famous El Arco rock formation. While the 162...
Photo courtesy of Montage Los Cabos
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
In a land of sun and sand, the new Montage provides what virtually no other resort in Los Cabos can: direct access to a serene, swimmable beach. (You’ll pay for it, though.) Set within 39 pristine acres overlooking Santa Maria Bay,...
Photo by One & Only Palmilla
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
One & Only Palmilla is among a handful of luxury resorts that travelers can choose from in Baja California Sur's Los Cabos region, but its history may be the most interesting. Built in 1956, the hotel was commissioned by Abelardo...
Photo by Nick Hall, courtesy The Cape, a Thompson Hotel
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
Design junkies will find plenty to love at The Cape on Monuments Beach. Designed by Mexican architect Javier Sánchez, the hotel eschews resort staples like wicker and rattan for a sleeker look that marries mid-century standards with locally...
Photo courtesy of The Resort at Pedregal
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
The Resort at Pedregal is a majestic resort that sits at the spot where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortéz meet. Every room in this hotel has an ocean view, complete with binoculars for whale-watching, as well as a private plunge pool,...
Photo courtesy of Viceroy Los Cabos
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Carr. Transpeninsular Km 28, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico
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...
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