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Hotel Highlights

  • Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean
  • Fantastic, fresh Mexican food
  • A feeling of seclusion in the heart of Cabo


The sea is rarely out of sight at The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. Sandwiched between mountain and ocean, accessible only through a chandelier-lit tunnel, the resort’s beach-side rooms and suites look out over the spot where the Pacific waters meet the Sea of Cortez.

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Need To Know


105, including 29 suites.


Both check-out and check-in times are flexible, subject to availability.


Double rooms from $1250.00, excluding tax at 34 per cent.

More details

Rates exclude breakfast (from $35), but include items from the minibar and coronitas, chips and guacamole delivered to your room each afternoon.


Pets are welcome. The hotel charges $150 per pet for animals to bed down, and will provide a food bowl.

At the hotel

Spa with 10 treatment rooms; CD/DVD library; free WiFi throughout; gym. In rooms: flatscreen TV, iPod dock, CD/DVD player, minibar, Nespresso machine.

Our favourite rooms

Each room has ocean views and a plunge pool, and all are decorated with brightly coloured Mexican art. Of them, Vistamar 344, an Estrella Suite on the top floor of its building, has a fire pit and sweeping views, along with a sitting room. For added privacy, the One Bedroom Beachfront Suites have the best views, their own gardens and a patio by the sea.


The heated infinity pool by Don Manuel restaurant is open to adults and there’s a saltwater pool in the spa. By the beach club, there’s an all-ages infinity pool, as well as a children’s pool with a rock fountain. Though the hotel is on the beach, the ocean currents are too strong for swimming, so stick to the pools.


Luna y Mar spa offers yoga and a full menu of spa services (a candlelit massage should help you relax) in the 10 treatment rooms all circling an outdoor spa pool.

Packing tips

Don’t fret if you forget the basics. The hotel shop, AlmArte, sells stylish dresses, sandals and swimwear, along with art and homewares, including the dishes, pillows and art found in many of the guest rooms. The hotel library holds a stash of books and games.


For the culinarily inclined, Don Manuel's restaurant offers a range of cooking classes, as well as tequila and wine courses.


Pets are welcome. The hotel charges $150 per pet for animals to bed down, and will provide a food bowl.


The hotel is very kid-friendly. Cots for babies are available at no extra cost, babysitters can be arranged, and there is a kids’ club with half- and full-day programmes, as well as week-long arrangements. Rollaway beds are available for $75 a day.

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Food and drink

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Hotel Restaurant

There are four. Don Manuel's is the signature eatery, serving a menu of locally inspired dishes from breakfast to dinner in a glass-fronted dining room with ocean views. The menu features tacos and salads at lunch, with roasted fish and veal chops at dinner. Tucked into the cliffs over the sea, El Farallón is modelled after coastal seafood shacks. Options change daily based on what the fishermen haul in, so diners choose their fish, which is weighed, then grilled and served with chillies. Set at the pool bar, Crudo, as its name suggests, specialises in raw fish, including ceviche, sashimi and sushi, with specials such as Chilean salmon with pickled cucumber and charred lemon. Beach Club is the most family-friendly option, showcasing local ingredients in pastas, tacos and salads.

Hotel Bar

You’re never more than five minutes away from a decent magarita. Each restaurant has a bar attached, and there is a swim-up bar in the adults-only pool, by Don Manuel’s.

Last orders

Don Manuel’s serves breakfast from 6am until 11am, lunch from noon until 2pm, then dinner from 6pm until 10pm. El Farallon serves dinner from 7pm until 11pm. Crudo is open from 4pm until 9pm and the Beach Club from 11am until 6pm.

Room service

Available 24 hours a day; during restaurant hours, the full menu from Don Manuel’s is available, with a lighter selection of sandwiches, salads and soups on offer at other times.

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Dress code

Beach chic: kaftans, linen trousers and sandals are perfect after a day of sun-lounging.

Top table

At Don Manuel’s, request a table by the window. On pleasant nights (ie most of them), sit out by the fire pits for spicy margaritas before dinner.

Local Guide

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Eat, drink, see, do: local favourites and more…

Worth getting out of bed for

With pools, a spa, year-round sunlight and staff dedicated to taking care of your every need, The Resort at Pedregal can be a pretty difficult place to want to leave. Many guests never stray from the property. For those who do venture out, the hotel staffs a team of personal assistants to arrange all tours and activities. Adventurers can take a zip-line tour over a Unesco-protected canyon, tackle a Tarzan-style rope swing and try some rock rappelling. If you prefer the water, although you can’t swim directly off the resort's coastline, the staff can arrange swims and dives in mellower waters or snorkelling outings to some of the more remote fish-filled bays.

Local restaurants

Mariachi bands stroll the open-air dining room at Edith’s, a popular restaurant at Paseo del Pescador near Medano Beach (+1 52 624 143 7580; The kitchen specialises in traditional Mexican dishes, but also serves Caesar salads mixed tableside and bananas flambé that are caramelised in a ball of fire before arriving on your plate. Set on the beach with views of the Land’s End rock formations, Hacienda Cocina & Cantina has a beach bar and tables in the sand. The menu includes tostadas, grilled skirt steak and lobster enchiladas (+1 52 624 163 3144; Mexican meets Mediterranean at Bar Esquina on Avenida El Pescador. The kitchen serves fish from the Pacific and the Sea of Cortez, along with mesquite-cooked meats (+1 52 624 143 1890).


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The Resort at Pedregal

1 Camino Del Mar, Cabo San Lucas, 234555

The Resort at Pedregal is set a quick walk from the heart of Cabo San Lucas on the Gulf of California.


Planes Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) is 29 miles away, and serves cities including Los Angeles (, New York ( and Houston (


Driving is not recommended, as roads can be hard to navigate, and drivers quite aggressive, but there are plenty of cars for hire. There is valet parking available.


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The Resort at Pedregal
The Resort at Pedregal 1 Camino Del Mar Cabo San Lucas 234555 Los Cabos Mexico

Anonymous review

Rating: 10/10 stars
Every hotel is visited personally by members of our team and given the Smith seal of approval. As soon as our anonymous reviewers have returned from this boutique hotel in Cabo San Lucas and unpacked their tequila and swimsuits, a full account of their beach escape will be with you. In the meantime, to whet your wanderlust, here's a quick peek inside The Resort at Pedregal… The …
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The Resort at Pedregal

By Mr & Mrs Smith.

Every hotel is visited personally by members of our team and given the Smith seal of approval. As soon as our anonymous reviewers have returned from this boutique hotel in Cabo San Lucas and unpacked their tequila and swimsuits, a full account of their beach escape will be with you. In the meantime, to whet your wanderlust, here's a quick peek inside The Resort at Pedregal…

The Resort at Pedregal makes quite a first impression. Built beside a cliff on the Baja peninsula, the hotel is accessible only via a long, dark, chandelier-lit tunnel. At the end, the tunnel opens out to panoramic views of the sparkling blue waters where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez.

But this is much more than a seaside hangout. The hotel has a spectacular spa, with salt scrubs, wraps and massages in treatment rooms that open out to a saltwater pool. There are also four restaurants specialising in local seafood, and several bars that serve potent margaritas. Sip away, or enroll in a tequila class to learn more about the local spirit.

At every turn, this hotel takes advantage of its breath-snatching vistas. Check-in is al fresco, each restaurant has fabulous views, and even the treadmills in the gym have been cunningly positioned for gazing at the sapphire sea. The 96 rooms were built into Pedregal Mountain, all facing out at the ocean, and each with its own plunge pool, so guests can, in every sense, soak in the view.

The Guestbook

Whenever you book a stay at a Smith hotel with us, we'll invite you to review it when you get back. Read what other Smith members have to say about The Resort at Pedregal in the Guestbook below…


Stayed on

We loved

Villa was amazing, as was the serenity and the location!

Don’t expect

Lots of kids or beach swimming – the current is very strong. Better to stick to the beachside pool!

Rating: 9/10 stars


Stayed on No

We loved

The decor, the service, the food

Don’t expect

To be able to swim in the sea. There isn't much to do in the resort itself.

Rating: 7/10 stars


Stayed on

We loved

The service from all staff. 10/10.

Don’t expect

Kids splashing in adult pool

Rating: 10/10 stars


Stayed on

We loved

peace quiet

Don’t expect

night life

Rating: 10/10 stars


Stayed on

We loved

The view, the room, the people.

Don’t expect

To lift a finger!

Rating: 10/10 stars