Me and 3 friends traveled here together for a 4 night stay in a 2 bedroom 2.5 bath, 2 story unit.
It is about 1.5 hours from the Cabo airport and as suggested we rented a car and glad we did. We would have really feel trapped if we didn't. I would suggest making a stop at Walmart, Mega or Sam's club in Cabo BEFORE coming to the resort. Warning: They supply NOTHING but bars of soap. No shampoo/conditioner/lotion/hair dryer, etc.......nothing. You need to bring it all with you.
It is down a dirt road and not that easy to find really so I would suggest getting there before dark. The office was already closed by the time we arrived so the server from the restaurant showed us to our Villa. It was a bit disappointing because I had booked a "beachfront" villa but got "ocean view" instead which was, for obvious reasons (obstructed view) was just not the same. The Villa was nice. clean, nicely decorated. Full kitchen with limited supplies for cooking and eating. No washer/dryer in unit.
The hot water in our unit was not turned on nor were we shown how to turn it on. A couple of cold showers later, we got it figured out. If you are a "water pressure" person FYI, you will be disappointed. This place is remote so it runs strickly off generators and trucked in water daily. So expect both of these things to go out at some point. Some periods longer than others. It was annoying but not a total inconvenience as they were pretty good about getting it all running again pretty quickly.
The master bedroom was great with a patio and slider we kept open all the time for fresh air and a ceiling fan. But the second room has NO windows that open (very poor design). It gets really hot in there. It has a ceiling fan which helps but as you can imagine when the power goes out, that room can be unbearably stuffy and not easy to sleep in when the fan is not operating.
I personally struggled with thatched/palm frond roof. During storms the sands gets into the roof and it allows fine sand to rain down on you and everything in the bedroom throughout the day and night. So don't leave anything out as with will be covered in the morning. Makes going to bed with clean feet nearly impossible.
The restaurant is limited on choices and actually ran out of apparently everything but Mahi Mahi by Monday night. Good thing we like fish. But another FYI here....when the office closes, so does your ability to pay for anything by credit card. So have cash or plan on charging things to the room. Something they should really look into is a hand held for the wait staff outside.
On the positive side. The beach is beautiful, the pool is beautiful, the wait, kitchen and bartending staff are super friendly, attentive and helpful. There is surf shack and base of the stairs with all kinds of beach/water stuff to utilize/rent. A short walk down the beach and there are massage therapists offering services on the beach, which was nice and they are really good!
The Management had just changed over 3 days before our arrival. I would definitely go back at some point but I think they need some time to work out the kinks around there first.
- Also Known As:
- Cerritos Surf Colony Hotel El Pescadero
- Cerritos Surf Colony Hotel
- Cerritos Surf Colony Mexico/El Pescadero, Todos Santos
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Cerritos Surf Colony is located on world famous Cerritos Beach with a reputation frequently noted in Surfer Magazine for champion surfing. Cerritos Beach is the best beach in Cabo, and voted first runner up in Los Cabos Magazine! Cerritos Surf Colony is a neighbor to both the Hacienda Cerritos Boutique Hotel (a majestic mansion hotel located on a private cliff at the shore of the ocean), and the celebrity frequented hot spot Cerritos Beach Club & Surf where you can get surfing lessons, board rental, and great food.Cerritos Surf Colony is a beach front resort of Mayan inspiration and thatched palm roofs. The free standing studio, one, two, and four bedroom villas are solar energy assisted. Enjoy our amazing swimming pool and bar, surf the waves out your back door , climb the Sierra de la Lagunas, explore the artist colony of Todos Santos, or just lay back in your own palm shaded hammock.ATV rental, horseback riding, kayaking, fishing, art gallery walks, hiking Triple Waterfall, Voluntourism, massage, are just some of the things to enjoy here in Baja California. Los Cerritos provides simplicity, tranquility and a break from city life that you have been longing for. ... more less