El Pescadero, Mexico
The Unbound Collection By Hyatt
What it is
A luxuriant adults-only hideaway on an untrammeled beach, with a 30,000 square foot spa, three locavore restaurants that cull from nearby farms, and unforgettable activities.
What it isn't
Taking too much. Sustainability is key here, from the organic gardening and closed-loop water processing system to the fact that 80% of their dishes and drinks are crafted from produce and meat sourced within 50 miles.
What we think
When you’re in México, you don’t want to feel like you’re at an airport hotel in Topeka. And that’s where Rancho Pescadero—which is as authentic and local as possible— comes in. Each one of the earthy guest rooms are adorned in Mexican-made crafts, artisanal soap, biodegradable and organic toiletries, and the sorts of design touches you might see in a modernist design magazine, including woven natural fiber pendant lights, custom bed linens, private terraces and exposed beams overhead. It’s worth splurging on a specialty suite for a truly jaw-dropping experience; the Ocean View Milagro Suite with Plunge Pool has a serene infinity pool overlooking the frothy sea. Or live like a (deep pocketed) local in a Villa, complete with a fire pit, al fresco shower, and ocean views so infinite you’ll feel like a local pelican on the wing.
You're here because
You’re not a huge planner and love it when hotels have a flotilla of activities ready to go. Guest experiences here include whipping up mezcal margaritas with the resident mixologist; cacao ceremonies; creating your own candle to take home; and so much more.
The dishes at Botanica, which is tucked within the hotel’s own organic garden, are so artfully plated you almost feel bad eating them…but you do, including the local organic steak grilled tenderly over the fire. Spoiler alert: it tastes even better than it looks.
Restaurants & Bars
Kahal - Enjoy oceanfront and poolside dining at Kahal while the sun dips below the horizon. The innovative menu centers around fresh-caught seafood, locally sourced ingredients, and handcrafted cocktails.
Centro - Head to Centro to sip spirits—like our own aged tequila—and sample cocktails made from herbs and citrus fruits grown in our organic garden. Mexican comfort food and specialty coffee beverages round out the menu.
Botánica - Enjoy farm-fresh veggies, wood-fired pizzas, and organic meats cooked outside on a traditional Mayan underground oven.
Fronting San Pedrito Beach, just over an hour’s drive from Los Cabos International Airport.