Cabo Surf Hotel & Spa

Playa Acapulquito Km 28 Bahía Palmilla | San Jose del Cabo, BCN 23400  [SEE MAP]San Jose del Cabo, BCN  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Complimentary on-site yoga
No amenities within walking distance
Standing above Playa Acapulquito's aquamarine waters in Los Cabos (roughly 5 miles south of San José del Cabo), this boutique retreat boasts prime access to one of the area's best surfing beaches. All 36 accommodations are stocked with L'Occitane bath products, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access and private terraces with unobstructed ocean views. After you've had a good night's sleep, suit up for some surfing. If you're a novice, never fear: At Cabo Surf Hotel & Spa, you can rent equipment and sign up for private lessons. Once you've caught some gnarly waves, refuel at 7 Seas Seafood Grille, which boasts delectable seafood fare crafted by executive chef Alejandro Rodriguez. Recent patrons report a pleasant dining experience thanks to tasty seafood entrees and top-notch service. Visitors also recommend booking a service at the small Sea Spa Cabo, which offers an eclectic selection of replenishing body treatments, including Thai massages, warm stone therapies and mineral-rich facials.
San Jose del Cabo, BCN
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 36 rooms
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Traditional, Opulent



  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Professional and amateur surfers alike claim the prime ocean-view rooms in this small hotel on the cliffs above Playa Costa Azul that has successfully blended surfing and pampering into one property.

Fodor's Choice


Cabo Surf Hotel is a hidden gem that remains out of sight from the main road, accessed through a gate that leads to a steep hill.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 327 have reviewed the Cabo Surf Hotel & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 327 reviews 4.5 (based on 327 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The hotel’s standard rooms feature arched doorways, Spanish linen curtains, cedar wood furnishings and tasteful surf-related photographs. Guest rooms have flat-screen TVs with satellite, minifridges and iPod docking stations as well as Egyptian cotton linens and bathrooms with marble floors and bathrobes.
  • Private furnished balconies
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Standard room size500 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Situated about 5 miles south of San José del Cabo, the Cabo Surf Hotel & Spa is a boutique-style property that is home to the Mike Doyle Surf School. Set amid tropical foliage, the tile-roofed, white stucco building is reminiscent of a California beach house. Overlooking the Playa Acapulquito beach, the hotel is ideal for travelers wanting to surf or experience a small property feel. Those seeking a party atmosphere may want to choose a location closer to Cabo San Lucas.
  • Located about 15 miles south of Los Cabos International Airport; about 20 miles northeast of Cabo San Lucas International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The hotel’s 7 Seas Seafood Grille features a menu of fresh seafood dishes prepared with an emphasis on healthy ingredients and eco-friendly practices. Featuring locally influenced Mexican dishes infused with international flavors, the restaurant offers a range of menu items along with Pacific Ocean views.
  • Extensive wine list

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAsian, American, Mexican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


There are two saline infinity pools at the Cabo Surf Hotel & Spa. There is one free-form pool that overlooks the beach and ocean, and a second infinity pool and hot tub situated adjacent to the restaurant terrace. Both pools feature cushioned lounge chairs and umbrellas as well as views of the Pacific Ocean. The property also features a stretch of private beach with lounge chairs and umbrellas.
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas
    • Pool bar


    Featuring an exclusive line of natural products, the Sea Spa Cabo offers a variety of massages, facials and body treatments. There are special massages developed for surfers as well as non-surfers, plus a salon that offers manicures, pedicures and hair care services.

      Services offered:

      • Massage
      • Facial
      • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
      • Salon services
      • Outdoor treatment area
      • Steam room
      • Sauna


      The hotel does not offer a kids club, but children will enjoy the on-site surf lessons and board rentals. Ocean Master suites accommodate up to seven people with separate bedrooms.
        • Kids Club
        • Free Kids Club
        • Fee for Kids Club
        • Cribs
        • High Chairs


        The hotel offers a fitness center with cardio machines and weight-training equipment. The property also features the Mike Doyle Surf School which provides lessons, board rentals, stand-up paddleboards and clinics.
        • Complimentary yoga classes on Saturdays
        • Surf equipment rentals
        • Weight equipment
        • Cardio equipment
        • Yoga mats
        • Free fitness classes
        • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


        The Cabo Surf Hotel & Spa can accommodate weddings. There are beachfront ceremony locations available, and the property works with couples to create individualized wedding plans.
          • Hotel hosts weddings
          • Outdoor space for weddings
          • Wedding planners available

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