Cabo San Lucas is a tiny stretch of land where the California vibe meets Mexican charm. It is home to numerous world-class golf courses, an underwater nature preserve, pristine beaches, and sport fishing. Cabo is just the right combination of natural wonder, local allure and modern luxury.
The Small List
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal – Discover the ultimate oceanfront escape at The Resort at Pedregal, a 5-star luxury Los Cabos resort located on the southernmost tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, carved into a spectacular cliff. The Resort offers a collection of inspired accommodations. There are a variety of celebrated dining options and amenities. Lastly, enjoy their personal concierge service, private plunge pools and spa treatments.
The Cape, a Thompson Hotel – Cabo San Lucas’ most exciting social scene is at The Cape. From world-class restaurants, bars and the Rooftop Bar & Lounge overlooking El Arco and the downtown lights, The Cape is the place to see and be seen. The hotel is on the oceanfront where, of course, the views are worthy at every angle.
Viceroy Los Cabos – Located on the Sea of Cortez with gorgeous views, this Mexican oasis is architecturally stunning. The guest rooms are modern, minimal, and stylish and connect you with nature.
Cabo Azul Resort and Spa – Located on the east coast of the Baja Peninsula on an azure bay in the heart of San José del Cabo. Cabo Azul Resort offers breathtaking ocean views, private terraces, lush greenery, and beautifully appointed suites and villas.
Manta – Inspired by the views from one of the most desirable and secluded playas in Cabo San Lucas, chef Enrique Olvera conceived Manta with an intriguing double meaning: The manta ray symbolizes the kitchen’s focus on seafood, while manta, the Spanish word for blanket, conveys the chef’s emphasis on comfort. Undoubtedly, globally inspired Mexican cuisine at its finest.
Flora Farms – Flora Farms is rated as one of the “World’s Best Farmstead Restaurant Experiences”. It’s all about handmade food. Flora uses only fresh and organically grown and raised ingredients. The bountiful farm is located in the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains in San Jose del Cabo. As a result, this sanctuary is just a mile from the Sea of Cortez and the Puerto Los Cabos marina.
Javier’s Cantina – Boasting an exquisite menu and breathtaking views of the beach, each authentic, home-style Mexican dish at Javier’s is bursting with a variety of colors and flavors. Enjoy elevated Mexican cuisine and the world’s finest and rarest tequilas.
La Lupita Taco & Mezcal – Taqueria and Mezcalería in the center of San José del Cabo. This hotspot taco joint serves up authentic Mexican fare and live music on weekends! David Camhi, Social Director, will cater to your every need.
Acre Restaurant – Enjoy a relaxed and refined dining experience in San José del Cabo. The restaurant is authentic and sustainable with a modern farm-to-table cuisine in the most memorable of settings. Acre Resort also boasts a 12 tree house boutique hotel.
Nido – The restaurant is a nest-like structure which is suspended between the sea and the land. The setting and ambiance are magical. The specialty is robatayaki, a table side Japanese grill and the freshest produce from the sea.
Chambao – The concept was born in Tulum and is located in the heart of San José del Cabo. Chambao is a meat lover’s paradise. In addition to extraordinary steaks, you will find rare and exclusive seafood. Every night is a celebration with live entertainment and a creative cocktail menu.
Best Restaurants on the Beach
The Office – This colorful restaurant at Medano beach is iconic! A visit to the Mexican style restaurant is an unique experience. The quality of the regional cuisine and service is excellent. Above all, The Office has the best view and location on the beach!
Bagatelle Los Cabos – French joie de vivre in the planet’s chicest destinations, Bagatelle is now open in the heart of Baja California with a signature menu. Be dazzled by the taste of the French Riviera on the beach of Cabo San Lucas. The unforgettable experience is accompanied with music curated by live DJs and a very entertaining, first-class staff.
SUR Beach House – Sweeping views of the Sea of Cortez provide the perfect backdrop for lunch on the beach. The atmosphere is vibrant and the food is inspired by the tastes and traditions of Mexico.
Rooftop Bar at Thompson Hotel – Cabo San Lucas’ only rooftop bar and lounge. Gorgeous sunsets yield to a warmly illuminated al fresco sky. Lush greenery and flowing waters connect the large, open-air terrace with a separate beer garden.
Aura Galerías – After being one of the best art galleries in Mexico City for over 40 years, Aura Galerías opened its doors in San José del Cabo. By far, it is one of the most recognized contemporary art galleries in Mexico promoting Mexican and Latin American artists.