Cabo Azul Resort by Diamond Resorts
What We Love
- A treatment in the PAZ spa — a 3,000-square-foot wellness center
- The trilevel swimming pool (one level is ideal for laps) and swim-up bar
- Long, pretty stretch of beach for strolling
- Each villa has a full kitchen — great for families
What To Know
- A seven percent hotel service charge per night will be collected at the Jetsetter checkout
- Minimum check-in age is 25
- The resort’s beach is not safe for swimming
- The in-house market charges a big premium for items like sunscreen
- A $28 resort fee per night will be collected upon check-in at the hotel; Rates quoted for additional fees and services are subject to change due to currency conversion
- WiFi is an extra $13.32 per device, per day
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
This hotel’s look is flawless: sleek and modern but softened by whimsical woven metalwork, gauzy curtains and vintage wood furniture. The spa is a particular standout, with colonial-style stonework and dark wood hinged lockers, pebble-lined tubs and an ethereal lightscape made of translucent seashells.
Bed & Bath
The dreamy decor extends to the villa bedrooms, where perforated metal lamps and draped fabric over the cushy pillowtop beds lend a laid-back look. More like private homes than vacation villas, even the One-Bedroom Villas are 1,200 square feet, and all spaces have fully equipped kitchens, living rooms and private verandas. Guests may be tempted to draw the curtains and sleep forever, but don’t — there’s a lot more relaxing to be done outside in the Mexican sunshine.
For a sprawling resort, the atmosphere is laid-back and intimate — especially in the trilevel infinity pool that stretches all the way down to the beach. Little nooks abound and suit every fancy: daybeds over the water, umbrella-shaded lounge chairs flanking the pool, bamboo pods with pillows and thatch-roofed palapas on the beach. Head to al fresco Flor de Noche restaurant for an icy margarita at the swim-up bar. The heated pools are perfect for sampling a cocktail at the swim-up bar, and while guests can’t swim in the sea here (an aggressive rip and crashing shore break make it unsafe), the long stretch of coastline is lovely for afternoon walks.
In the Area
Overlooking the Sea of Cortez, warm and sunny Los Cabos — the two towns of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas — has a something-for-everyone vibe that attracts spring breakers, honeymooners and families galore. Take a dip in Baja’s natural aquarium by scuba diving or snorkeling in the Sea of Cortez with Cabo Adventures; see shipwrecks, caves and reefs in such famous dive sites as Pelican Rock and Land’s End. Learn to surf at the mellow Costa Azul surf break, just a few minutes from the resort, with the instructors at Baja Outback. More of a land rover? Every Thursday evening between November and June, San Jose del Cabo’s art district puts on a collaborative open-house gallery night. Or spend Wednesday or Saturday morning strolling around the terrific local farmers market.
How to Get There
Absolutely love San Jose and staying at Azul. Beautiful grounds, great rooms, wonderful restaurant. Such a great town to stay in if you want to get away from the craziness of downtown. Highly recommend!
This place is amazing.
From the time you arrive they give you a cold towel that smells like essential oil heaven.
The front desk staff if so nice
Member services /conceirge understood that we had another timeshare somewhere else and was not pushy. We only stayed here one night.
Not long enough.
Love the pools
The chapel is amazing
Market is plentiful and nice prices.
Starbucks on site is very nice to have
Cinema didn’t go to. Not enough time.
Adult pool is so serene. Haven’t feel asleep poolside In A long time.
Love the decor. Fancy. You never feel like it’s a members only or private access type of environment. Great pool loungers. Everywhere. Plenty of seating.
Huge deck with loungers.
Love the bath soap.
Bed was comfortable
Daughter loved the pull out sofa.
It was a pillowtop.
Air conditioning worked very well.
Cable tv was awesome and lots of English channels.
Beach was pretty.
Restaurants were elegant and particularly with choices. Amazing resort.
We will be back.
Our first Diamond holiday not in Europe. The staff are so helpful and there so many you are never left waiting. The pool side ares are beautiful. All so clean and top class. The gym is fantastic. Just finding it a bit expensive.