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This Stunning Coastal Region In Mexico Has Some Of The Best Resorts In The World

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It's no secret Mexico is a regional leader in luxury travel South of the border.

Nowhere else in Latin America will Americans be extended the same warm hospitality or offered the same world-class amenities and wide range of attractions as they will be by their immediate neighbor.

All along the Mexican coast, from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, U.S. visitors are certain to have an amazing vacation, but one coastal region in particular has been known to treat them like royalty and ensure they leave with nothing but fond memories when staying.

Resort Zone In Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Beating Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Acapulco to the number one spot, this stunning coastal area has some of the best resorts not only in Mexico, but the entire world:

Los Cabos Is The Luxury Tourism Travel Capital

As confirmed by Travel + Leisure in their latest yearly report, the Pacific gem of Los Cabos, in the state of Baja California Sur, lays claim to a whopping nine of the 25 best resorts in Mexico, as well as two of the top hundred hotels worldwide.

The reader-voted award takes into account T+L readers' opinions on each property's rooms and facilities, location, the quality of the service provided, food, value, and other factors that are relevant to the resort experience.

Couple Relaxing By The Poolside In A Los Cabos Resort, Los Cabos, Mexico

The highest-charting of them, the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal, is the best-reviewed property in Cabo, as well as the 41st best hotel in the world.

With its intimate layout, infinity pools facing the ocean, and state-of-the-art spa facilities, it is a cozy nook for beachgoers looking to relax without leaving the premises, though it is still walkable to town and within driving distance of several of Cabo's main natural landmarks.

This Is What Makes Los Cabos Resorts Great

View Of A Resort In Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

The Waldorf claims to celebrate Mexican heritage through cuisine and cultural activities, helping guests immerse themselves deeper in the culture while still getting pampered, and its privileged location between a cliffside and the Pacific makes it particularly scenic – and it's only one of many.

Rosewood's majestic Las Ventanas is the second-highest charting hotel, as well as the only other Cabo hotel to feature on the expanded top 100, with its hand-carved wooden ceiling, indigenous Mexican decorations, and limited number of suites and villas at only 84.

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Judging by the size of the two leading hotels, it is almost as if travelers are favoring resorts that feel more exclusive, almost never feel busy due to the fewer rooms available, and that focus on wellness: further down the list, the One&Only Palmilla is a prime example of that.

Named one of two best hotels in Cabo for ‘holistic experiences', alongside Casa Dorada, which did not make T+L's ranking, it is famous for its green spaces, rustic ambiance and spa premises, promoting a closer contact with nature and utter relaxation.

All Los Cabos properties that have made the top 25 can be seen below, in order of appearance on the expanded list:

View Of The Pacific Sea From A Resort In Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico
  1. Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal
  2. Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort
  3. Zadun, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
  4. One&Only Palmilla
  5. The Cape, A Thompson Hotel
  6. Grand Velas Los Cabos
  7. Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection
  8. Montage Los Cabos
  9. Esperanza, Auberge Resorts Collection

A majority of the resorts above are located in Cabo San Lucas, with only three (Las Ventanas al Paraiso, the Zadun, and One & Only Palmilla) being found instead in the sister-city of San Jose del Cabo. For context, together, they form ‘Los Cabos', or The Capes.


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Americans Can't Get Enough Of Los Cabos

In sum, visitors love Los Cabos for how well they are received and how welcome they feel, from the instant they land at the airport to their time of departure.

This is largely attributed to the resorts' well-trained, English-speaking staff, award-winning butler service, impressive range of amenities, proximity to California, which makes it easier to get to for West Coast residents, and of couse, Cabo's safety as a destination.

Tourists Out On The Sea Off The Mainland Coast Of Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

As per the definition used by the U.S. State Department, Baja California Sur remains at Level 2 heading into winter, meaning it is one of the safest beach spots in Mexico.

Over the years, Cabo has carved a niche for itself as the go-to luxury destination for high-end travelers, and the fact nine out of Mexico's 25 top hotels belong to its development strip is proof of that.

Cabo appeals to several different categories of travelers, from celebrities like Britney Spears, a frequent visitor to the area, to anonymous vacationers looking for a sunny break, and certainly Americans wishing to escape their mundane worries at a majestic all-inclusive.

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