I have just returned from a 3 night stay at this property. You know you have had a great vacation when you are figuring out when you can return.
I have stayed at some pretty exclusive luxury $$$$ resorts in Cabo & San Jose but you can't top or beat what we got for our $$ here.
The hotel is located at a new marina in Puerto Los Cabos. It is a dirt road leading up to the hotel. I paid extra for transzip to pick us up at the airport. They were waiting for me outside of the terminal has promised with my name nice and bold - no confusion!
Upon checking in, I realized that this is a truly mexican owned and run property. They have only been open for a couple of months and with all new hotels - some kinks to work out but they bent over backwards for us. I paid for a king jacuzzi balcony room but due to low census they upgraded us to a LARGE suite. Our room was posh, modern and romantic. Our suite had two rooms, with a large balcony that faced the marina & ocean. We also had the daily breakfast included - I recommend this. Yes, service is on the slower side but who's in a rush on vacation. Our breakfast was delicious everyday - try to chile releno - I ordered this everyday YUM!
Also, our suite had a coffee machine and I got to enjoy coffee out on my balcony while the man slept in a little - so peaceful.
We always do spa on vacation, so we both had an 80 minute massage at 50% off regular prices - what?! We couldn't believe how affordable the spa services are!
They have 2 pools, one off the spa on the ground level and a roof top pool. The roof top pool is so decadent - we spent some serious time up there - pool service was great.
I think one of the greatest points of this hotel is LOCATION. You are off the beaten path but you can walk to so many activities, bars...
There is a bar down the street, "the drunken sailor" - we went everyday for lunch for coronas and fish tacos.
Another don't miss activity is the bike tour. You can rent bikes from the hotel and there is a designated bike path that you will spend all day sightseeing. There is a bar/restaurant on this tour (The Container Restaurant) that you can stop and have lunch at also - so cute. Don't miss the cactus gardens - millions of plants. There is also a fun beach club across the marina that is part of the hotel has well - awesome!!
I'm so afraid that this place will become so popular that the prices will go up but they deserved a great review for the wonderful time we enjoyed!
Oh yeah, the best thing about this hotel is no kids under 16 allowed! This means a lot if you want quiet & relaxing - which is what we were looking for.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- El Ganzo is Los Cabos' hippest and most unique luxe boutique hotel, often described as a place of experiences. With its very own Cultural, Art & Musical program, it is a member of 'Preferred Lifestyle' and offers 60 deluxe ocean view rooms, three Master, four Large and two Very Large suites. Expansive views of the Sea of Cortez and Puerto Los Cabos Yacht Marina set the tone. Perfectly situated between the area's natural beauty and modern delights, the property stands at the mouth of Marina Puerto Los Cabos bordered by the fisherman's wharf, and is only a 20-minute drive to the airport or just 5 minutes to the historic town of San José del Cabo and the famous Art Walk. Dining options are multiple on site with the Gachoo Sushi Bar, the Upstairs Bar wrapped around the infinity pool and signature glass Jacuzzi, Ganzo Downstairs Restaurant overlooking the marina, or the private Beach Club Restaurant on our swimmable beach. With a complete spa and golf 5 minutes away at Puerto Los Cabos Golf Course, El Ganzo truly is a unique hotel and experience in Los Cabos. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel El Ganzo Los Cabos/San Jose Del Cabo