Esperanza, an Auberge Resort
About the Hotel
Why We Love This Hotel
- Made Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels list every year since 2008
- It offers free yoga classes and has “one of the best spas in the region,” says Fodor’s
- Spot humpback whales from the beach (January-March)
- Plenty of entertainment, including weekly fireworks, and it’s only 4 miles to Cabo San Lucas
With its peaceful setting just 4 miles outside the lively town of Cabo San Lucas, the award-winning Esperanza, an Auberge Resort, is consistently featured on both Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List and Travel + Leisure’s 500 World’s Best Hotels. A member of Relais & Chateaux, this upscale, adult-focused resort has a truly secluded feel, set at the end of a rocky point overlooking the Bay of San Lucas, with its own oceanfront sculpture garden, showcasing local artists.
The beaches are stunning but rocky, and a strong undertow means you’ll need to stick to the hotel's huge on-site saltwater pools, which are open 24 hours. Relax on the beach for long enough and you might even spot a humpback whale -- this coast is on a migration route (January-March).
Each suite has its own ocean-facing private terrace and personal concierge (who can organize anything from local tours and art classes, to surf hire), plus there’s complimentary bottled water in the mini bar and free Wi-Fi. Some also have outdoor hammocks and open-air infinity hot tubs. The villas range in size from one-bedroom pads to four-bedroom palaces and are aimed at families in particular (children younger than 16 are prohibited from staying in the main resort), with full kitchens and lush green courtyards.
"One of the best spas in the region" (Fodor’s), the Spa at Esperanza has a selection of botanical treatments, with its Mexican Beer and Lime Facial among the most unusual. Yogis of all levels will appreciate complimentary yoga classes (they are popular, so book early), and yoga mats and DVDs are provided in every suite.
There’s a good choice of restaurants and bars on site, and a full schedule of culinary events, including Thursday-night fiestas accompanied by fireworks. With its swim-up bar and stunning views, La Palapa is perfect for alfresco dining, and working your way through the lively El Bar’s extensive tequila menu guarantees a fun night. Cocina del Mar serves up fresh fish and seafood that blends North, Central and South American influences, and Las Estrellas is a family-friendly Italian option.
- Extra beds / roll away beds
- Fitness classes
- Gym / fitness center
- Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
- Outdoor pool
- Pool bar
- Private beach
- Sauna / Steam Room
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour security
- Airport transfer (fees apply)
- Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
- Butler service
- Chauffeur service (fees apply)
- Concierge service
- Currency exchange / ATM
- Express check-in / checkout
- Laundry / dry cleaning
- Pillow menu
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe in reception (fees apply)
- Shuttle service (fees apply)
- Coffee / tea-making facilities
- Iron and ironing board
- Mini bar
- Outdoor space for some rooms
- Sitting area
- DVD / CD player & library
- Flatscreen TV
- iPod/iPhone docking station
- Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
- Bathrobes and slippers
- Separate shower
- Luxury toiletries
- Complimentary parking
- Complimentary valet service
Standard Time is 3pm. Minimum age required to check in:16.
Minimum age required to check in:16.
Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.
Children and additional guests:
Children are welcome (one child per room). Children are not permitted in the main resort pool (child friendly pools at the Villas or Residence). Third person charge: $75 plus tax per night. Rollaway bed available: $75 plus tax per night.
Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged an extra $125 (subject to tax) per stay per pet on checkout. Limit of 2 pets.
Fees: A resort fee of 15% per room/per night (subject to tax) applies and is included in the total price shown. The resort fee includes access to three pools, access to fitness center, daily yoga classes and access to spa.
Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
Additional details: Minimum night stay of seven nights during the Christmas and New Year holidays.
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