Best luxury resorts and hotels in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.

Along with Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo is situated in the Baja California Sur state of Mexico. The two cities are separated by 18 miles of highway called “the Corridor,” but are known collectively as “Los Cabos.”
The city is known as the “Old Town” and gives tourists an opportunity to stroll around its pretty church, and plethora of pavement cafes, family-run bars and charming shops along the alleyways. Playa Palmilla and Playa Santa Maria beaches are nearby, as well as the San Jose Estuary. Which is a nature reserve home to hummingbirds, ibis and herons. The area is also well-known for its excellent golf courses.

Here are best deals at luxury hotels and resorts in San Jose del Cabo.

 Marquis Los Cabos Resort & Spa

A luxury adults-only experience in a prime location in Los Cabos with uninterrupted Pacific views. The Marquis Los Cabos opened in 2003 and has been acclaimed as one of the top hotels in Mexico. By the world’s leading travel magazine and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.


The hotel is situated on the Corridor between San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas.

Suites and Casitas

There are 207 suites and 28 casitas, and all the accommodation is spacious and luxurious. All are decorated in a contemporary style, featuring colorful Spanish tiles, dark wood furniture and soft furnishing.

All room categories have king-sized beds and ocean views with a furnished balcony and jetted tubs. Master suites and casitas also have plunge pools.

Food and drink at Marquis Los Cabos All – Inclusive & Adults – Only

There are five restaurants that each boast their own distinct personality. Ranging from the contemporary French cuisine to the Mediterranean vibe of pizzas and Italian cuisine at the alfresco restaurant.

Amenities and services

There are two beachfront infinity pools with stunning sunset views.
Other available activities include hiking, scuba diving, snorkeling, whale watching, tennis, table tennis and archery.
There is also a diverse array of spectacular golf courses woven into the dazzling seaside landscape.
A small beach area is set up in front of the infinity pools.
There are dance lessons, cooking lessons and wine and tequila tastings.

There is a moderately-sized fitness center and a spa features hot tubs with ocean views, massage rooms and a nail salon.

Distance to the airport

19mi/31km from Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

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 Viceroy Los Cabos

This stunning hotel was designed by Miguel Ángel Aragonés and is totally unique. It consists of eight blocks of buildings surrounded by water mirrors with pathways leading to central islands made of oval pools.


The hotel is on a beachfront, but this is not good for swimming.

The nearest alternative beach is Playa Hotelera which is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) away,

Rooms and Suites

There are 198 air-conditioned rooms, 86 of which are suites. All rooms have panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez due to the floor-to-ceiling windows and a private patio or balcony. Bathrooms feature separate bathtubs and showers. No degree of luxury has been spared and each room has been designed to inspire and renew.

Food and drinks at Viceroy Los Cabos Hotel

There are four restaurants and three bars available at this hotel.

Two of the restaurants serve classic American dishes along with Mexican favorites. Such as fresh tortillas, brined-cactus salad, Baja-style chilaquiles and langoustine tacos.

The unique bird’s-nest-shaped restaurant sits in the middle of the reflective pools and serves cuisine inspired by Mexico and Japan.

Amenities and services

There are five pools to choose from.
The spa offers hot-stone massages, and many treatments. Yoga and pilates classes are also held regularly.

The hotel offers free use of bicycles and activities include table tennis, horse riding, diving, snorkeling and hiking and the area is popular for golfing.
Days out with local fishermen, sailing, jet-skiing and zip-lining can also be arranged.

San José del Cabo, is only a couple of miles to the north.

Distance to the airport

7.5mi/12km from Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

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 Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort

This 5-star beach resort is much admired for its architecture and artistry. It nestles into the natural slope and contours of the land and the external color scheme reflects the white of the sands and the ocean surf.


This hotel lies in a favorable position between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas.
It offers guests a charming combination of desert landscape and vast ocean panorama.

Suites and villas

There are 84 enchanting suites and 18 villas that feature the finest craftsmanship. Mexican motifs and artwork, and are designed for longer stays due to their exceptionally private and spacious nature.
Each villa has a private infinity-edge pool, expansive terraces with direct access to the beach and views of the Sea of Cortez.

Food and drinks at Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort

This resort offers a variety of tailored culinary experiences in spectacular restaurants with breath-taking views.

The main restaurant uses locally-sourced produce to create a unique dining experience. Whilst there are also more casual restaurants that offer freshly grilled seafood and shellfish and traditional Mexican dishes. Other culinary delights include seafood with delicate Asian influences and exotic spices from the East.

Amenities and services

The resort houses eight pools, each of which has its own distinct personality and atmosphere.

Las Ventanas al Paraíso also provides luxury beach cabanas, which are the only ones in Mexico to feature private plunge pools and Jacuzzis.

Activities include whale watching, desert excursions, horseback riding on the beach, kayaking, scuba diving, skydiving and hiking and biking trails.
There is a world-class tennis program on offer and, for those who enjoy golf, there is a choice of superb courses.

The Spa has eight treatment rooms.
There is a very spacious fitness center with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment.

Distance to the airport

11.9mi/19.2km from Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

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 One&Only Palmilla

This utra-luxurious, never-get-bored resort lies on the coastline of the Sea of Cortez surrounded by shimmering sands and swaying palms. It is situated right at the tip of the Baja California peninsula and just a 10-minute drive from San Jose del Cabo and has been ranked among the top one hundred Hotels & Resorts in the World.


Jungle-shrouded, ultra-luxury resort on swimmable Pelican Beach.

Rooms, suites and villas

There are a total of 174 rooms, suites and villas. Each room has a private terrace or patio and faces the ocean.

All suites are large and airy and face the ocean, and some include a private infinity pool. They accommodate couples wanting to spend time alone to families or groups wanting to spend some quality time together in the expansive al fresco living spaces.

Casita suites also include a dedicated butler service.

Food and drinks at One&Only Palmilla

One&Only Palmilla offers a range of different cuisines in its five restaurants.
The resort’s flagship restaurant is run by Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and offers fifteen cuts of top-grade wagyu and Kobe tomahawk steak all displayed in a glass-walled curing room, and local spiny lobster, red snapper and various pastas.
Another option offers a spectacular Mexican-Japanese fusion of fresh sushi and ceviches with its own sake sommelier.

Amenities and services

This resort has one of the area’s only swimmable beaches.
There are many water-based activities on offer, such as whale watching, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving and deep-sea fishing.

The resort’s ocean-ready yacht fleet will whisk you away for a day enjoying the sights around the Gulf of Cortez.
There are two swimming pools.

The award-winning Palmilla Golf Club was designed by Jack Nicklaus and is recognized as one of Mexico’s best courses.

There is a Kids Club with mock treehouse and playground and lots of activities.

Each private treatment room at the resort’s spa has indoor and outdoor spaces and soaking tubs.

Distance to the airport

25-minute drive from Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

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 Zadun A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Zadun was opened in 2019 and is the fourth of five Ritz-Carlton Reserve properties. It is an oceanfront resort that offers a unique setting with seamless and impeccable service.


100 yards from La Playita Beach.

Rooms, suites and villas

There are 115 luxurious and spacious rooms, suites and villas.
The rooms have a living room, dining space, massive bed, walk-in closet, and a tub and shower. Wood and stone furnishings are used everywhere to reflect the natural landscape and walls of floor-to-ceiling windows give seaviews.
All have an outdoor terrace with a plunge pool, seating area, and beautiful views.
Each room comes with access to its own personal concierge, called a tosoani and available to see to your every desire.

Food and drinks at Zadun, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

There are four restaurants on site at this resort and each has a different Latin American twist.
The main restaurant is a fine dining restaurant where prime steaks, homemade chorizos, and oysters. Their wine list boasts one of the largest selections of Mexican wines in the world.  Guests can sign up for a tasting with the sommelier.
Another of the restaurants is an all-day al fresco eatery that overlooks the main pool.

Amenities and services

The beach in this location is not swimmable, but there are numerous pools and one beautifully-designed adults-only pool.
Cycling is popular and bike hire is available, as well as hiking, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and horse riding.

Golf enthusiasts can use the facilities of the Puerto Los Cabos Golf Club which is adjacent to the hotel.

There is a wide range of activities that can be undertaken as part of Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program.

Distance to the airport

7.5mi/12km from Los Cabos International Airport (LCD).

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 Grand Velas Los Cabos

Located at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, this all-inclusive resort is the most recognized in the area, having been awarded 5 Diamonds by the AAA.


On the beach.

The Suites

There are 307 individually furnished and decorated luxury suites at this resort. All exceptionally spacious with ocean views and private terraces. Some also have personal plunge pools and wellness options which include organic food, fitness features and special services. There are larger suites to accommodate families, too.
All suites have the services of a 24-hour personalized butler concierge.

Food and drinks at Grand Velas Los Cabos Luxury All Inclusive

Guests have a choice of dining options from seven gourmet restaurants, both formal and relaxed, and a collection of coffee shops and casual bars. This also includes the most extensive wine selection of the region with 2,500 bottles from 1,500 different producers.

The range of cuisine available includes sophisticated French, gourmet Italian and Mediterranean and modern and traditional Mexican dishes that use the finest local and imported ingredients.

Amenities and services

There are three tiered infinity pools with views of the Sea of Cortez; one for adults only, two with jacuzzi for all ages and a kids’ pool and splash area.

There are many water-based activities to enjoy, including deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, or whale watching.

Land-based activities range from golf, hang-gliding and off-road treks to learning about the area’s natural beauty at Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California and Desert Park Natural Reserve, or soaking up cultural highlights at the Natural History Museum of Cabo San Lucas and Las Californias Museum.

Distance to the airport

19mi/43km from Los Cabos International Airport.
14mi/22km from Cabo San Lucas International Airport.

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 Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

This is a beachfront, 5-star luxurious all-inclusive resort with attractive, modern interiors perched on the tip of the Baja California.
The property stands beside pristine white sands and shimmering sapphire waters and offers sumptuous accommodation with fresh, modern décor and tastefully employed Mexican design details.


Next to the beach in San Jose del Cabo’s Hotel Zone.

The closest stretch of sand with generally swimmable water is at Costa Azul, which is a five-minute drive down the coast.


The resort has 591 simple, yet attractive contemporary rooms featuring marble bathrooms with whirlpool tubs, walk-in showers with rainfall shower heads, and furnished balconies with ocean views or direct access to a long and narrow pool.

Food and drinks at Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos – All Inclusive

At this resort there is a choice of fine dining options at seven à la carté and gourmet buffet restaurants and an assortment of bars.

The range of cuisine available is wide and includes the finest traditional French and Italian, Spanish tapas, Japanese specialties, authentic Mexican specialties and an international buffet where many of the dishes are cooked at three ‘show cooking’ stations.

Some restaurants have beachfront dining areas giving spectacular views of the sand and sea. While another gives an unforgettable 3D dining experience with the use of 3D animation.

Amenities and services

There are five outdoor swimming pools and four hot tubs on site. Guests can choose from the never-ending infinity pool or relax in the adult-only swim-up bar. Younger guests might prefer the KidZ pool and mini waterpark that has five slides and two water dump buckets.

Other recreational activities on offer include an outdoor tennis court, volleyball and basketball courts, golf, whale watching, water aerobics, dance classes, beachfront yoga, and movie trivia contests.

There is a spacious oceanfront fitness center featuring state-of-the-art cardio and weight-training equipment with LCD TV screens.
The resort spa has nineteen indoor and outdoor treatment rooms.

Distance to the airport

11mi/18km from Los Cabos International Airport (LCD).

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 JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa

This resort boasts a brilliant beachfront location in San Jose del Cabo and is the perfect place to soak up the sun in sophisticated style.
The horizon takes center stage from nearly every place in the resort and guests are greeted with unexpected views of the water wherever they are.


Beachfront. Private beach area.

Rooms and suites

The resort has 299 rooms and suites offering elegant décor and inspiring ocean views.
All rooms open onto balconies and bathrooms include a separate jetted bath and shower.

Food and drinks at JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa

The resort houses six unique restaurants and bars.
The main restaurant offers a first-class dining experience of delicious international cuisine with views of the resort pool.

Visually exquisite Mexican dishes with delightful flavors are also available in a romantic ambiance with panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez.

Amenities and services

There are six outdoor pools, including a children’s pool.
Activities available include kayaking, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, golf, hiking and biking.
The only place in the world where six different types of whale species migrate to the warmer waters in the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean – “The Aquarium of the World,” as Jacques Cousteau called it.

There is a fitness center open 24 hours and the spa is open every day.

Distance to the airport

7.5mi/12km Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

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 Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos

This is a magnificent beach hotel in a privileged setting on the seafront of the Sea of Cortez.

It is a big property with a layout consisting of three sections of rooms wrapped around three pools and facing the huge beach.
It sits on a prime beach spot in San José del Cabo, but the sea is not very swimmable.


Beachfront. Five minutes’ drive from San José Del Cabo.

Rooms and suites

All 350 luxurious, spacious rooms and suites have a private balcony with views of the Sea of Cortez and each room is equipped with first-class comforts. Bathrooms are spacious with large countertops and glass walk-in showers that have rain shower heads.

Food and drinks at Barceló Gran Faro Los Cabos

Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos hotel has five gourmet restaurants with an extraordinary selection of Mexican, Italian, seafood and international dishes.
There is also an adults-only sushi bar and a buffet restaurant by the beach which serves breakfast and lunch.

Amenities and services

There are four pools and two hot tubs to enjoy.

Children from 4-10 years old can also be entertained by using their own games room or taking part in the daily activities program.

There is a volleyball net and indoor racquetball court, and guests can also take part in whale watching excursions, diving and play golf.

The fitness center has Life Cycle equipment.
The resort’s spa has five individual treatment rooms and a treatment suite for couples.

Distance to the airport

12.4mi/20km from Los Cabos International Airport (LCD).

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 Solaz Resort

The resort is designed in contemporary Mexican style using warm indigenous woods and tones to provide a seamless immersion into the local environment, while a wrapping infinite pool meets the endless stretch of sand.

The property is also affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ) guests.


Beachfront. 7-minute drive to Chileno Beach.

Rooms and suites

There are 128 contemporary rooms and suites, all with panoramic sea views through floor-to-ceiling windows, and balconies or patios.  Some also have private plunge pools. Each room contains the latest Bluetooth technology allowing guests to control the curtains, lighting and music with just the touch of a button. Each room is also assigned a dedicated artisan butler.

Food and drinks at Solaz Resort Los Cabos

The restaurants and bars at this resort use fresh products procured from local fishermen and biodynamic farmers, creating a true farm-to-table experience.

There is an array of cuisines available, including international flavors with Mexican hints, seafood catch-of-the-day simply prepared alongside organic produce from nearby farms, and alfresco dining on salads and artisanal wood-fired flatbreads, local live lobsters, flame-grilled catch of the day and dry-aged steaks.

Amenities and services

There are two infinity outdoor heated pools and two children’s outdoor heated pools.

There is an array of excursions offered, including diving with whale sharks, helicopter trips to the cave paintings of Baja and camping under the stars.
There are five tennis courts and paddleboarding and bike trails are also available.

The spa has a team to take care of guest well-being and has a range of treatments.

The fitness center is open 24 hours a day and contains the latest equipment.

Distance to the airport

14.8mi/24km from Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

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