Villa del Arco Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa

Camino Viejo a San Jose Cabo San Lucas | Cabo San Lucas, Baja California 23450  [SEE MAP]Cabo San Lucas, Baja California  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Large, three-story spa
You'll need a car or taxi to reach downtown Cabo San Lucas

Set above the chalky sands of Medano Beach, Villa del Arco Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa wins over guests with its versatile amenities and proximity to downtown Cabo San Lucas. Previous guests particularly praise this resort for its facilities, which include the three-story Desert Spa and two pools. The kiddos can splash around the children's pool while parents laze along the sun deck with a cocktail in hand. Meanwhile, active types have their pick of everything from golf to boogie boarding to horseback riding along the beach. At the end of the day, the whole clan can rendezvous for a meal at one of the resort's five dining establishments  El Patron Mexican Bistro, South American Grill, Neptune, El Bucanero and Taco Bar  before escaping to their digs. Each room features a spacious living area, satellite TV, a kitchenette and a private balcony.

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Location
Cabo San Lucas
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
All-inclusive resort, 217 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional
Best For
Families, Couples

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Critic Reviews

Oyster.com

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Though the typical Mexican room decor (colorful tiles, beach-themed artwork, and sparse furniture) is uninspired, rooms are spacious, with kitchenettes and balconies.

Los Cabos Guide

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Villa del Arco [is] a fun up-scale five star resort with indulgent luxurious accommodations, spacious suites, several restaurants, and pools to satisfy every interest.

Lonely Planet

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Located in Cabo San Lucas on El Médano Beach, this hotel features spacious suites with kitchenette facilities. A 3-level health spa is available along with a sailing facility and restaurants.

Oyster.com

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As long as guests can avoid the pushy timeshare sellers, the hotel has a Zen-like vibe -- not to mention four-pearl amenities such as 24-hour room service and pristine grounds.

Jetsetter.com

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With a stay at Villa del Arco Beach Resort & Spa, you'll be centrally located in Cabo San Lucas, convenient to Puerto Paraiso Mall and The Arch. This 4-star condominium resort is within close proximity of Marina Cabo San Lucas and Plaza Bonita Mall.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3109 have reviewed the Villa del Arco Los Cabos Beach Resort & 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 3109 reviews 4.5 (based on 3109 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Villa del Arco Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa offers four accommodation options that are decorated in Mexican ceramic tiles and bold colors like royal blue, gold and orange. Rooms face the ocean or the interior gardens; some have views of the El Arco rock formation. Choose from a deluxe studio with two queens or a king sized bed, private balcony and a kitchenette with blender, two cooktop ranges and a microwave; or the suites in one- or two-bedroom options. All suites feature in-unit whirlpool tubs, a separate walk-in shower, marble floors, washer and dryer and furnished balconies with wet bars. Suites not only increase in bedroom size, but also in the number of bathrooms – the one bedroom features two full baths and the two bedroom features three.
  • Larger suites include a full kitchen with large refrigerator
  • LCD TVs with satellite channels and movie service
  • In-room Wi-Fi is available, but additional costs apply

Standard room sizeStudios, 468; Suites from 952 square feet

  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Across a crescent bay from the Baja Peninsula’s southernmost tip at El Arco, Villa del Arco Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa enjoys calm waters, amazing scenery and a secluded locale still just over a mile from downtown Cabo. If you're in a partying mood, Cabo Wabo Cantina, owned by rock musician Sammy Hagar, is a 1.5-mile walk from the resort. If you're not, head out of town – it's not far to the surrounding desert – or stick around the resort area for snorkeling, whale watching, scuba diving, big game fishing, horseback riding, a spa day and more. All-inclusive rates are an option, but not required.
  • It’s 30 miles north to the airport, the resort can help arrange airport transfers for an additional fee
  • An on-site minimart is a good place to stock up on supplies for a stay-in dinner cooked in your suite’s kitchenette. Don't want to shop on vacation? The resort’s pre-arrival services can ensure your room is fully-stocked prior to your arrival
  • Rent a car at the resort and park in the complimentary on-site parking
  • Some recent guests complain of aggressive on-site timeshare sales associates
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

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

Dining

Perhaps the most intriguing setting for a hotel restaurant is El Bucanero, the full-sized Spanish Galleon jutting out into the hotel's main pool. Climb aboard and you’ll find tacos, wraps, burgers and more between 10 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. The property’s other three restaurants – South American Grill with a taco bar and South American cuisine, El Patron Mexican Bistro with contemporary Mexican for breakfast or dinner, as well as Neptune, a ritzier steak and seafood joint with a ceviche and raw bar, all serve up seaside views. Craving privacy? The resort also offers romantic dinners for two or in-suite meal preparation.
  • Neptune is dinner only from 6 p.m. til 11 p.m.
  • Taco Bar, which can be found within the South American Grill, is open from noon to 5 p.m.
  • Breakfast is served a la carte poolside daily from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Number of restaurants5

Cuisine TypesAsian, American, Mexican, Latin American

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

Pool

One of the resort's most impressive features are the two large free-form pools fronting the sea with views of El Arco (Land’s End). The main pool surrounds El Bucanero, the pirate ship that doubles as a casual eatery. You’ll also find several waterfalls, spa tubs, two swim up bars and strips of lounge chairs and large beach umbrellas bisecting the two pools.
  • Pool features a shallower children’s area
  • A water sports center rents kayaks and paddle boards
  • The calm waters off the resort are the perfect play place for beach volleyball, parasailing, jet-skiing or relaxing on the sand
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

When the expansive marble floored 31,000 square foot Desert Spa opened in 2007, it was the largest spa facility in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. Paper yourself in the large inlaid Jacuzzi, or try popular treatments such as an aromatherapy massage using area fruit extracts, the desert rose replenishing facial, couples massages and even a full suite of spa services "solo para caballeros," only for men. Haircuts, waxing, mani/pedis and make-up services available.
  • Spa hours are from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily

Services offered:

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

Fitness

The fitness center, co-located with the Desert Spa, is a 4,500 square foot facility with weights and cardio equipment. There are seven treadmills, four elliptical machines, three stationary bikes, 10 strength training stations, four free weight stations and more. Locker rooms and showers are available for guest use at the fitness center. Guests must be 16 or older to use the fitness center
  • A separate yoga and Pilates studio offers private and semi-private classes
  • Two tennis courts are available for booking
  • Fitness center hours are from 7 a.m. til 8 p.m. daily, proper gym attire required
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats (with fee)
  • Motor boats (with fee)

Business

Though the primary focus of Villa del Arco Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa is R&R, the property does have limited meeting space as well as audiovisual equipment to assist with meetings from 16 to 400 people. Various seating configurations are available.
  • On-site audiovisual equipment and technical resources available
  • Please alert the concierge staff at least 72 hours in advance of your need for meeting space
  • Indoor and outdoor catering available
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Wedding

The hotel features seven customizable wedding and vow renewal packages. Beach locations are the most popular and all packages include canopies draped in white fabric for the ceremony, coordinator services, a candle lit dinner on the beach, spa treatment discounts and special gifts for the wedding couple. As you build, packages could include: guitar music, photo sessions, flowers and more.
  • All weddings performed at the resort are symbolic and not recognized by law
  • The Desert Spa’s wedding services include professional hair and make-up, relaxing facials, groom day-of prep as well as private function space for bridal and bachelorette parties

Maximum wedding guest capacityNone

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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