Los Cabos’ New Offering

The Casa Dorada to open this month

By: Terra Judge

Set to open Jan. 21, the Casa Dorada Los Cabos, Resort & Spa is already a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. Set on Playa Medano, the resort will offer 186 deluxe oceanview rooms and suites, including 13 penthouse suites facing Cabo’s Land’s End Rock.

The property will offer guests a variety of accommodations, entertainment, dining and an on-site spa.

Casa Dorada’s five acres on the Sea of Cortez include landscaping with courtyards and pools. Guestrooms, designed by interior designer Adriana Hoyos, offer marble bathrooms with whirlpool tubs and separate showers. All rooms have goosedown comforters, plasma screen satellite TV, complimentary wireless Internet, ceiling fans, multiple telephones, electronic safes and kitchens or kitchenettes.

Penthouse suites range from 2,000 to 4,500 square feet and offer multiple bedrooms, living spaces, kitchens and furnished terraces or balconies. Amenities include cordless phones, several TVs, ocean-facing Jacuzzis and walk-in closets. Resort chefs can also prepare gourmet meals in the penthouse kitchens upon request.

Entertainment options include B lounge, offering 50 different beers, including a custom mango-flavored brew. An air-conditioned beachfront restaurant, private Beach Club and three swimming pools are also available for those looking for on-site activities.

Guests can also visit the Casa Dorada Beach Club, offering day beds, water sports and a spa cabana on Playa Medano.

Also available are a children’s club and pool, two winding pools and a swim-up bar with TVs. To celebrate its opening, Casa Dorada will offer several packages that incorporate the activities available in Los Cabos, including boat trips to view migrating gray whales.

Casual dining can be found at Maydan, serving buffet breakfast, pizzas, ceviches and a catch of the day displayed in a fishing boat on the beach. A more formal dining option is the hotel’s 12 Tribes restaurant, inspired by the 12 Tribes of Israel. Executive chef Fabian Rios offers cuisine inspired by Spain, Romania, Turkey, France, Germany, Italy, Egypt, Hungary and Tunisia, accompanied by an 80-label wine list, including 20 Mexican vintages.

The hotel’s 7,000-square-foot Saltwater Spa is inspired by the East and the West and features offering such as a Chinese Balls Stimulating massage, a saltwater ritual that guests receive with each service and the Couleur de Vie, which combines color therapy, aromatherapy and thalassotherapy.

Introductory rates start at $530 per night.


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