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
Our trip was nothing short or amazing. The staff at Cabo Azul made us feel like we were home. The property is beautiful with tons of pools, tailored for anyone. Hot tubs, infinity pools, warm pools, cool-off pools... The food on-site was delicious. Off-site food and adventures were very close. Great location.
This resort is one of the Diamond Elite Resorts. I have stayed at several other Diamond properties, and this was BY FAR the nicest so far. It was closed and completely redecorated following the 2014 hurricane. It is now a very modern, very well maintained property. The property was not crowded, we had no problem getting a cabana on the beach. All 3 swimming pools are pleasantly relaxing, the main pool is a 3 level infinity pool with an exceptional swim up bar. Ishmael, our bartender started preparing our drinks as we approached to bar, he was very attentive. One highly recommended lunch is the crab/shrimp stuffed avocado. It was an easy walk into San Jose del Cabo from the resort. Our room had a beautiful bathroom with two separate sink areas. The resort is very tastefully decorated, even to the elegance of the Christmas decorations. The open air chapel would be a fabulous location for a wedding. This resort provided a fantastic get-away weekend. Highly recommended.
We stayed there in December for our family vacation, resort is awesome and the people who work there...they seemed to enjoy there job. The beach is pretty to go on walks, resort dosent recommend to swim in it but I think if you're a good swimmer shouldn't be an issues.
The resort is like a palace! Wonderful place to stay! Service was excellent. Starbucks on sight. A market place and beautiful boutique with jewelry clothes swimsuits and pottery. Would recommend to all family and friends.
Signing in was dreadful. Room in Mexico...no bottle water to brush teeth or drink.paid for an Ocean view....Was tucked way back from the water with a peak-a-bpoo view.
Very disappointed. Javiers Restauarant was poof service and quality. WE Love Javeirs but this was not special