Pueblo Bonito Hotels & Resorts is building another new property
in Cabo San Lucas an upscale boutique hotel with a “wellness”
Tentatively named Pacifica, the concept of the new resort is
still being developed. The 152-room property is on the same stretch
of beach as Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach. But unlike Sunset Beach and
the other two Pueblo Bonito resorts in the Cabo area, Pacifica will
not include timeshare units.
Pueblo Bonito Hotels & Resorts operates five properties in
Mexico, two in Mazatlan and three in Cabo San Lucas and the company
is developing large vacation complexes in both regions, which will
include golf courses, hotels and residential homes. Another new
resort in the Punta Mita area of Puerto Vallarta is scheduled to
open in 2006.
As its potential name suggests, Pacifica is on the Pacific side
of the Baja California peninsula. The hotel will emphasize its spa
and physical activities to promote healthful living and
And nature will play a starring role. The resort is being built
on land that is home to more than 35,000 cactus plants, with more
than 400 varieties represented.
Neighboring Sunset Beach hotel, high on a hillside overlooking
the Pacific, is also being upgraded. In May, a new “grand lobby”
opened, with sweeping views of the ocean from an outdoor terrace.
An elegant lobby bar opening this summer will offer indoor and
outdoor seating, and feature live music.
In October, Sunset Beach will add a 16,000-square-foot spa with
14 treatment rooms, and a VIP treatment room for two with private
saunas and Jacuzzis.
The spa will also include a gym overlooking the ocean with
state-of-the-art exercise equipment, and fitness classes such as
yoga, spinning, stretching and aerobics. Adjacent will be a
full-service beauty salon, and an outdoor juice bar.
The hotel is also scheduled to open a new wedding chapel this
summer, as well as a new gourmet Mexican restaurant and a cigar
Pueblo Bonito hotels are offering extra nights free through the
end of the year on designated room categories. Book three nights
and get a fourth night free, or book five nights and get two more
nights free. The offer includes complementary spa admission for two
each day, and the seven-night stay also includes two 30-minute