Life can be stressful, so it’s important to get away to relax and reconnect with your special someone. Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or need some time away from the grind of daily life, a stay in Mexico can be full of romance, and relaxation, plus doses of sun, fun, and culture.
Cabo is often a hot spot for honeymooners and vacationers alike with several all-inclusive resorts to choose from. Boasting a tropical setting straight from a storybook, Cabo is a resort city sitting on the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. It is well-known for its secluded beaches, water activities, and full-fledged nightlife.
In the competitive category of All-Inclusive - Mexico, Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences has claimed an impressive ranking of #25, solidifying its position among the "Best of the Best." Additionally, the resort has secured the top spot among the five all- inclusive properties in Cabo San Lucas, placing it in the distinguished group of the top 1% of the world's most popular hotels.
On a sprawling piece of property along the coastal highway of Baja California Sur sits the Hacienda Encantada and the Vista Encantada hotels, both run by the Mexico Hotel Group, a family-owned hotel group that started in the 1990s with their signature property Marina Fiesta in downtown Los Cabos.
Perched high above the rocky shore, the Hacienda Encantada Resort and Residences is a luxury resort located 30 minutes from the Cabo San Lucas International Airport in Baja California Sur. The Hacienda Encantada offers an all-inclusive plan for its resort as well as several types of residences along the rocky shore of the Sea of Cortez in Mexico. The luxurious property boasts richly landscaped grounds along with lots of amenities for guests to enjoy. It is a luxury property that offers its guests a relaxed and refined vibe. In addition, families are welcome at this property. Here are the things that work at Hacienda Encantada for families.
In resort towns across Mexico, the hospitality industry is celebrating all things agave, the sacred native succulent that provides the nectar for tequila, mezcal and other spirits.
If our traveling lives are fueled by searches for sanctuary, contentment, and adventure, then arguably, few activities reveal as much about those dynamics as do our travel choices -- and the destinations we pick. Such choices say much about lifestyle and wellness investing preferences. Now, post-pandemic, the emerging consequence is a desire to invest in greater personal and family attunement in terms of longer stays, larger rooms, access to culinary and yacht adventure. Because of these things, Cabo San Lucas remains a hugely popular destination, especially in this still-capricious economy.
Two Mexican hotels are offering some truly creative and delicious beverages to impress your party guests.
Marina Fiesta Resort and Spa in the Heart of Cabo San Lucas
Overlooking the bustling marina with a combination of sailboats, mega yachts and clear-hulled panga boats, the Marina Fiesta Resort and Spa offers travelers a lot of amenities at an excellent price point. This three-diamond property is centrally located and steps from shopping and boating excursions along with restaurants and bars. With its three pools and seven restaurants, the Marina Resort and Spa offers an all-inclusive plan that makes vacation planning easy. An on-site spa along with boating excursions just steps away, this Cabo San Lucas resort blends relaxing with fun.
As Cinco de Mayo approaches, the Mexico Grand Hotels collection is serving the most authentic experiences for guests to bask in Mexican culture.
Cabo San Lucas is a city in the state of Baja California Sur, Mexico. It’s on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula and is a center for eco-tourism, scuba diving, and sport fishing.
My husband and I recently took our two young sons on a four-night trip to Hacienda Encantada in Los Cabos, Mexico. We had an amazing time relaxing, swimming in the pool, and exploring the resort. The kids loved playing in the kids club, and we enjoyed the delicious food and drinks at the resort’s many restaurants. Let’s explore the highlights of our delightful stay at the Hacienda Encantada Resort!
While Mexico is beloved as the home of tequila, the country boasts a unique spate of spirits that are gaining traction with travelers. At Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences, the Museo del Tequila is introducing guests to lesser-known alternatives like sotol and bacanora.
Visitors to Los Cabos, Mexico have no shortage of options when it comes to choosing a hotel. But the spectacular panoramic views from Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences set it apart from the rest. Perched on secluded cliffs overlooking the Cabo San Lucas Bay, the 36-suite luxury resort boasts 360-degree views of the Pacific and postcard-perfect rock formations of iconic Land’s End.
What are the biggest tequila trends in 2023? For one, more growth. Preliminary 2022 data indicates that the agave spirit has surpassed American whiskey by value to become the second most valuable spirits subcategory in the U.S. And according to IWSR Drinks Market Analysis, tequila is set to overtake vodka in 2023 to become the industry leader by value.
Where is it?
Vista Encantada is nestled in the heart of Cabo San Lucas and surrounded by endless views of the Pacific Ocean. After a short 30-minute ride from the airport, you will arrive at its convenient location just minutes away from pristine beaches and lush golf courses. However, with all this luxury resort has to offer you may not want to leave the property, ever. Upon entering the oversized security-guarded gates, you’re immediately greeted by the breathtaking, expansive Sea of Cortez. If you travel between November and March, prepare to see whales frolicking as you check in at their open-air mezzanine concierge desks.
Once you’ve settled into your vacation resort and want to explore a little bit, how do you do so beyond just the pool and the restaurants? Here are a few ideas to get you out of your beach chair and off making memories on your own or with your travel mates.
Owners and friends at Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences have spearheaded a campaign to support the people of the area where they vacation.
The stunning resort location of Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences was pleased to host the 2022 Culinary Awards of Los Cabos in October.
Hacienda Encantada, Marina Fiesta, and Vista Encantada have obtained a new and prestigious distinction for sustainability: Ecostars. Mexico Grand Hotels has demonstrated its commitment to environmental protection and the promotion of sustainable practices.
Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences and Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences recently had the opportunity to welcome world renowned Mindset & Movement Coach Nadia Murdock.
Mexico Grand Hotels has provided scholarships to children of their employees as a way of both thanking and supporting them.
Los Cabos hotels Marina Fiesta and the Residences at Hacienda Encantada have been recognized again by Resorts Condominiums International (RCI).
Mexico Grand Hotels continues to make headlines.
Journalist Jenny Peters, who’s been traveling to Los Cabos multiple times per year for nearly 30 years, recently wrote a comprehensive guide to Los Cabos for INSIDER, recommending the best food, activities, and accommodations across the region. She included our property Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa as one of her favorite places to stay in Los Cabos, naming Marina Fiesta "a jumping-off point for any and all water activities," owing to the resort's location right by the marina. Jenny featured the resort’s central location near bars, dining and entertainment activities, as well as Marina Fiesta’s exciting onsite amenities and large suites, as perfect for families and groups.
Mexico Grand Hotels properties in Los Cabos, Mexico, have been granted the Mexican Ministry of Tourism “Distintivo M” or M Distinction in the Modernize Quality Program.
Two luxurious Mexican resorts on the Baja Peninsula have been nominated in the Top Resort category of the prestigious Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards.
If you’re looking for another reason to visit Los Cabos, Mexico, then the newly opened Tequila Museum at Hacienda Encantada is all you need.
Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences in Los Cabos, Mexico, is pleased to be part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts list of exclusive vacation properties.
If enjoying great meals is part of your travel to-do list, then Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences should be on your list when booking your next vacation.
Tripadvisor bestows a Travelers’ Choice Award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
The luxurious resort Vista Encantada in Los Cabos, Mexico, has been named one of the top rooftop hotels in the world by TripAdvisor’s annual Travelers’ Choice Awards
Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences is pleased to be part of the effort that has made Los Cabos, Mexico the world’s first Health Secure Destination.
Travelers looking for a safe destination for their next holiday should look no farther than Mexico Grand Hotels in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Los Cabos, Mexico (Feb. 16, 2021) – Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences has been recognized as one of the best hotels in the world according to the Travel + Leisure 2021 T+L 500, a trusted resource for millions of travelers. The Los Cabos family-owned, all-inclusive property has been voted by Travel + Leisure readers as one of the 500 Best Hotels worldwide in the listing, drawn from the magazine’s annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards survey results.
For yet another year, Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences has been nominated as Mexico’s Top Resort in the prestigious Travel + Leisure Awards. The newer Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences also receives the nomination honor.
In response to new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) requiring air passengers to provide a negative antigen or PCR COVID-19 test result prior to boarding their flight to the United States, Mexico Grand Hotels is now providing onsite COVID-19 testing to all guests returning to the U.S. as part of the resorts’ CASALIMPIA health & safety program.
While the year 2020 has been a difficult one, Mexico Grand Hotels and their resorts sent it off in style, and celebrated another award-winning year for the locations in Los Cabos, Mexico. Mexico Grand Hotels once again showed why their resorts are the place to stay.
Vista Encantada Resort Spa & Residences has been named one of the Top 20 Resorts in Western Mexico by Condé Nast Traveler.
The 33rd annual Condé Nast Traveler's Readers’ Choice 2020 named Vista Encantada in Los Cabos as the No. 6 resort in Western Mexico. This prestigious award is voted on by readers for their favorite cities, islands, hotels and resorts and other travel categories.
The luxury property Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences in Los Cabos, Mexico, has added yet another reason to make it your next vacation destination. That’s because this stunning property with its excellent location and world-class amenities has added another fun amenity: a putting green and golf practice area.
Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences in Los Cabos, Mexico, has won another award as a top vacation destination.
The most recent accolade for this luxurious resort is being named among the top hotels in Cabo San Lucas by the U.S. News & World Report.
Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa debuts this month Amura Spa & Salon, a fully renovated spa rooted in the transformative and healing forces of water sourced from the nearby Sea of Cortez.
The luxurious Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences has been named one of the Top 25 Resort Hotels in Mexico in the Travel + Leisure list of the World’s Best of 2020.
For the last 25 years, the Travel + Leisure publication has named the top hotels, islands, tours and more around the world, all voted on annually by readers and travelers. This year, voting closed just before the worldwide shut down due to the global pandemic, reflecting the feelings of travelers during regular travel seasons. Thousands of voters expressed their opinions in many categories.
Two of the top resorts in Los Cabos, Mexico, were once again recognized in a virtual awards ceremony on July 15.
Marina Fiesta Resort and the Residences at Hacienda Encantada were highlighted as winners by the RCI Gold Crown Awards.
The Marina Fiesta Resort received the Gold Crown Recognition and Excellence in Service.
We are now open and ready when you are to welcome you back to your home away from home. Mexico Grand Hotels is excited to debut CASALIMPIA, our advanced health & safety program that guarantees enhanced hygiene measures across all Mexico Grand Hotels resorts for guests and staff.
From your airport transportation to the moment you step into our lobby, CASALIMPIA seamlessly ensures ultimate safety at every moment of your trip throughout the vacation of your dreams. In addition to the new safety protocols, our Worry-Free booking policy provides our guests more flexibility by allowing you to cancel a reservation 24 hours before arrival.
Welcome back to your home away from home.
With todays announcement by our state governor; Carlos Mendoza, Monday June 15th has been announced as the date that we will be officially reopening our resorts and welcoming owners and guests! Following the health standards and guidelines issued by the Federal Government, we have created an environment safe for guests and employees. If you have a confirmed reservation on or after June 15, we look forward to welcoming you soon! If you do not have a reservation yet, we are standing by to help you reserve, call us now and book your next visit to Cabo!
Mexico Grand Hotels Unveils CASALIMPIA Health & Safety Program
Mexico Grand Hotels, the family-owned hospitality group behind Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences, Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences, and Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa, announces CASALIMPIA, advanced health and hygiene program to ensure guests’ safety as the properties prepare to reopen on June 2020.
Luxury Los Cabos Highlights Quarterfinals Finish in Recent Contest
Vista Encantada Spa Resort and Residences finished a successful tournament up against some of the most amazing resorts in the world. As a quarterfinalist in the Travel Agent Central Coolest Pool of 2020 contest, there is much to celebrate. While the coolest pool title went to the Temptation Cancun Resort, Vista Encantada still placed in the final 4 of a star-studded list of resorts and private residences. Vista Encantada would like to congratulate the resorts that qualified for this tournament, and the semi, quarter and finalists and the eventual winner of this contest! This ranking served as a wonderful tribute to the newest boutique spa resort in Los Cabos in this tournament, and was the best showing of all Los Cabos resorts in this contest!
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Throughout the years, we’ve been your home away from home. We pride ourselves in making vacation dreams come true and help you build memories that last a lifetime. Although we must pause for now, we can’t wait to welcome you again to continue creating memories together.
We are thrilled to bring to you these amazing news: we have been honored with the "Inspector's Best of Housekeeping" recognition at two of our beautiful Cabo properties: Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa and Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences, for having one of the best housekeeping and accommodation services! This recognition is granted by the American Automobile Association (AAA) to those establishments with high quality standards in services, which are evaluated by expert inspectors in the field and members of the association.
Three resorts operated by the Mexico Grand Hotels Group in Los Cabos have been granted the prestigious “S” Badge by the Mexican Ministry of Tourism.
The S or Sustainability Badge is awarded to companies that have met demanding environmental standards.
The Mexican government’s S badge supports certifications that are issued by Earth Check and Rainforest Alliance, are aligned with global sustainability criteria, and are promoted by the World Tourism Organization and The Global Sustainable Tourism Council.
The RCI recognition program honors affiliated properties consistently offering superior holiday experiences. To receive an RCI Gold Crown Resort or RCI Silver Crown Resort award, established standards have to be met based on comments and scores from Members’ experiences.
After their visit, each member rate their experience through questionnaires and make a big contribution towards recognizing resort quality. Many areas of resort operation are rated, including check-in/check-out, hospitality and guest service, resort maintenance, unit features, maintenance and housekeeping, and on-site amenities.
The new area for children at Marina Fiesta has already opened and has been a success! It not only has a swimming pool with a slide adapted for the little ones, but also a children's playground with sandpit, an area of water jets and lounge chairs. In addition to the entire playground, the new Kids Club was opened for children between 4 and 11 years old.
Mexico Grand Hotels’ Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa has been named Resort of the Year 2019 in Baja California Sur by Travel & Hospitality Awards, which recognize hard work and accomplishments across the travel industry. Travel experts along with a panel of trusted judges, identify the best hotels, tour companies, spas and restaurants throughout each continent and recognize long-standing customer satisfaction.
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Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences recognized as one of the Top 20 Resorts in Western Mexico.
More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.
Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences officially opened its doors today, debuting a blend of adult-oriented luxury, ultrapersonal service and standout amenities that wows guests with picturesque Sea of Cortez views from every angle of the property.
Located right next to the lobby, Lola Mia will open its doors later this month to provide, as is usual in the property, the best service to the guest while they enjoy a wide variety of snacks and refreshing drinks options; In addition, this new Deli & Coffee Shop will be a proud distributor of Starbucks products, and will feature a special beverage menu from the world-renowned chain.
What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than by booking a trip to Mexico, and you won’t go wrong with spectacular sales at three luxury resorts in Los Cabos. Hacienda Encantada, El Encanto de la Hacienda and Marina Fiesta are three luxurious getaways in the beautiful location of Los Cabos, where the desert meets the ocean.