This winter, my family took our first trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
We stayed at the Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Resort & Spa. It's a beautiful resort, and probably one of the best constructed and maintained ones we've ever seen in Mexico.
I have a couple of tips. First, the good:
- Use their golf cart service to get around the huge resort - these guys are efficient! Call from your room and they can be waiting outside your building before you get downstairs. Make sure they take you up to the Sky Pool while you're there. Best view of the resort!
- Although they are saying that have to pay for Internet access, we were able to get free Wi-Fi in many areas of the resort (provided by them). As of the end of January (2011) there was no need to pay for access.
- "The Bistro" restaurant is great - in particular we recommend the Beef Tenderloin at dinner. If you can, try and get a seat at the private table on the outdoor patio. The restaurant doesn't take reservations, so keep an eye out for it!
Of course, no place is perfect.
Here's a couple of things to watch out for:
- Watch your room folio. They automatically add a charge of $1.50 a day to the Letty Coppel Foundation. If you ask at the front desk, they'll reverse the charges without question, but we thought it was a little odd to make this an opt-out charge.
- Be ready to be constantly approached by hotel staff about buying into the resort as a timeshare owner. Apart from someone hovering around the front desk at check-in, we were also approached by bell staff, and by sales staff that were roaming table to table in the restaurant.
Written and contributed by Shawn Hooper