Holiday Inn Resort Los Cabos

Blvd. Mijares and Paseo San José, cul-de-sac at end of the Zona Hotelera, San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur 23400, México

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The former home of the Presidente InterContinental Los Cabos, the familiar Holiday Inn brand has taken over this sprawling property featuring cactus gardens that surround low-lying terracotta-colored buildings. Much of the former InterContinental still remains, including an attentive, friendly, old-world Mexican attitude among the staff members. The hotel has three sections, one is adults-only and one is for families. Each is centered on pools and lounging areas, but rooms on the ground floor have terraces and hammocks and are considered the best option. All accommodations have showers but no bathtubs.

room

Rooms are rather generically decorated – with splashes of color provided by red bed runners, nightstands, and table lamps – but boast comforting amenities like air-conditioning, cable television, and Wi-Fi. Ground floor Lanai guestrooms showcase terraces strung with hammocks.

bathroom

Bathrooms feature showers but not tubs, with single sinks and wall-mounted hair dryers.

lobby

Patterned tile floors distinguish the large lobby, which flows from check-in counters to a broad well-lighted area adorned with colorful Mexican paintings.

pool

The resort boasts three spacious swimming pools, reserved respectively for adults, families, and children. The kids pool has a play station complete with water slides.

spa

Massage services are available on-site through an independently operated spa.

gym

The fitness center is fitted out with both cardio-focused and resistance-oriented machines, as well as a limited selection of free weights. Tennis courts offer a workout alternative.

The adjacent estuary is home to abundant native flora and fauna, with trails marked out for walking, and lookout posts for bird watchers.

dining

Buffet and a la carte restaurants are among the generous all-inclusive options.

drinking

Palo de arco pergola shaded beach bar Azul Estero offers tropical cocktails and spectacular Sea of Cortés views. The five other on-site drinking spots include a sports bar and a palapa-topped swim-up pool bar.

LOCATION

Getting Around

The beach (Playa Hotelera) is accessible from the resort and neighboring properties, and one of the premier local shopping destinations, Plaza del Pescador, is within walking distance. Taxi service is a good option for trips to downtown San José del Cabo, or to local grocery stores. Rental cars are recommended for more far-reaching explorations, either to Cabo San Lucas or to other popular regional destinations like Todos Santos and La Paz.

Restaurants

Habanero’s Gastro Grill, one of a trio of restaurants from acclaimed local chef Tadd Chapman, is a short drive away (2-minutes on Blvd. Mijares). Habanero’s specializes in Mexican fusion cuisine, and also maintains a tequila bar with a huge selection of premium Mexican liquors.

Bars

Rock & Brews – the bar and restaurant chain founded by KISS musicians Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley – has a location at nearby Plaza del Pescador (2-minute drive or 10-minute walk on the Paseo Malecón), where it serves up beer, burgers, and rock star ambiance, along with rollicking live music on Saturday nights.

WHY WE LIKE IT

The resort delivers the standard of accommodations, rates, and service one would expect from the Holiday Inn brand, plus acres of gorgeous beachfront and sparkling views of the Sea of Cortés.

QUICK FACTS

Family
390 rooms, 7 suites
Breakfast Yes
Lunch Yes
Dinner Yes
Bar Yes
Cafe Yes
Room Service Yes
Gym, Pool
Complimentary
Free Parking,Valet Parking,Parking Lot
Yes

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 624-142–9229

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