Situated on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula, San José del Cabo has an extraordinary natural position. Not only is it lined with stunning Pacific Ocean beaches, but it has more than its fair share of culture too. Colonial-era structures dot the city, rivaling the art galleries and nature reserves for attention. Only exquisite hotels are right for a city like this one. Thankfully, that’s exactly what you’ll find when discovering Where to Stay in San José del Cabo!
Port of Los Cabos Marina and La Playa
If it’s chic you’re looking for from your San José del Cabo stay, the Port of Los Cabos Marina and La Playa areas are a great option. Lined with fine yachts, they lie just three kilometers from the city’s historic downtown area. They’re therefore the perfect place to relax within easy reach of the region’s culture and heritage. This can be explored in detail with our Insider Los Cabos City Tour.
Hotel El Ganzo
You can’t get much closer to the water than Hotel El Ganzo, which has the Port of Los Cabos to one side and the Pacific Ocean to another. Pearly white against the turquoise of the water, each of the luxury boutique hotel’s 60 rooms has ocean views. A beach club provides private access to one of the area’s few swimmable beaches. But there are also two pools, a spa, and a gym to discover. The whole complex has Wi-Fi, while rooms come with an iPad and complimentary minibar items replenished on a daily basis.
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Zadun, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve
Spacious rooms and excellent guest facilities make Zadun, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve another top pick for where to stay in San José del Cabo. Suitable for all the family, its oceanfront location links with a private beach. But there are also four swimming pools to choose between, a children’s playground and a full-service spa with hammam. What’s more, the city’s golf course is just a few minutes away.
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JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa
The buildings forming the JW Marriot Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa sit around a giant central courtyard filled with outdoor pools, sundeck, and shady palms. Golf lovers can fill their days on the greens of the 27-hole course. If you’d prefer a little me-time, look no further than the Jasha Spa & Salon. Foodies have the choice of six different restaurants and bars, while the room’s ocean views are also well-worth lingering over.
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This area of the city occupies the region around Playa Hotelera Beach. Stay here and you’re never far from either the beach or high-end places to eat. You’ll also find a selection of boutique stores good enough to satisfy any urge to shop. Younger visitors will love the Cabo Dolphins aquatic center too, while few can resist our Deluxe Sunset Cruise.
Viceroy San José del Cabo
The crisp white walls of Viceroy San José del Cabo let the shimmering blues of the ocean views sing. Paired with carefully chosen woods, the décor gives a sense of modern luxury to the 192 air-conditioned rooms. Each incorporates a furnished private balcony space and minibars besides a host of other features. Facilities include no less than four outdoor swimming pools and bar/lounges, in addition to a sauna and fitness center open 24-hours a day.
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Six Two Four Hotel
A step back from the main beach road, Six Two Four Hotel has the best of both worlds. Its contemporary rooms each feature a private balcony and a seating area. They combine with an outdoor swimming pool and shared terrace space to provide guests with plenty of options when it comes to lazy vacation days.
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Cabo Azul Resort by Diamond Resorts
One of the largest hotels on our list, Cabo Azul Resort by Diamond Resorts has 320 air-conditioned rooms. Even so, you’ll never feel lost in the crowd in this five-star hotel. All its rooms come with either a private balcony or patio from which to enjoy the extraordinary views and fine Mexican climate. That said, it would be a shame to not take advantage of any of the six open-air pools onsite, the sauna, or three spa tubs. A bar/lounge provides an alternative place to relax, while you can also rest assured your vehicle will be well looked after with the free valet parking service.
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Centered around a point jutting out into the ocean, Palmilla sits across the canal from Zona Hotelera. Being slightly further south of the downtown area gives it an even more laid-back vibe. At the same time, it’s still close enough to the action for experiences such as our Insider Todos Santos City Tour. In addition to its curving stretch of clean sand, there are several golf courses and a decent selection of stores.
One&Only Palmilla Resort
A short distance from several celebrated beaches and a golf course, One&Only Palmilla Resort couldn’t be better situated. Each of its 173 rooms has been individually decorated, making use of charming pieces of hardwood furniture and finished in marble. In them, you’ll find a private balcony or patio, in addition to complimentary Wi-Fi. If you ever make it out of your room, you can also make use of the full-service spa, as well as two outdoor swimming pools and poolside bars.
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Solaz A Luxury Collection
Rooms at Solaz A Luxury Collection certainly match their luxe name, while still having plenty of personality to boot. Just a few steps from the beach, the hotel is well-known for its top-notch levels of service. Its facilities are also much enjoyed, be that the outdoor pool or fitness center. If you’re coming by car, you’ll appreciate the free onsite parking, while everyone is sure to like the sauna and guest terrace.
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Wondrous Beach Stays in San José del Cabo
Each of the hotels on our list of where to stay in San José del Cabo have their own atmosphere. What unites them is a sense of the luxurious, ensuring that when you pick that beach escape you do it in style! This will leave you perfectly prepared for all manner of tours in San José del Cabo and beyond!