Marco Beteta

Los Cabos

Positioned among the top premium destinations in the country and internationally.

Los Cabos has a very chic and cool style. World famous as a paradise for sport fishing lovers – multi-colored crystalline waters- as well as for golf lovers (spectacular and exclusive courses). The variety and sophistication of its services turn into a favorite for local elite tourists as well as foreign visitors, pleasing the most demanding traveler in the high luxury, comfort, and distinction standards. Outstanding hotel infrastructure. Ideal for families, couples, honeymooners, or friends, for a relaxing vacation (excellent spas) to enjoy the sun, beach and sea, in addition to outdoor activities for all tastes, ages and abilities (eco-tourism, surfing, diving, snorkeling, water skiing, sailing, parasailing, kayaks, swimming with dolphins, whale watching, desert tours, parties on ships and sailboats). Attractions to highlight: Cabo San Lucas Bay –protected area where some whale species arrive during the winter-; Cabo San Lucas Natural History Museum –archaeological ruins-; El Médano Beach- the largest and most traditional in the bay-  Cabo San Lucas Arch -emblematic symbol of the place, maybe the most visited site of interested-. Near Los Cabos, the capital encloses the historical municipality: San José del Cabo (places to visit:  Lieutenant José Antonio Mijares Plaza, San José del Cabo Mission, Municipal Palace, Casa de la Cultura) as well as the Cabo del Este Municipality (to point out: Bahías de Palmas, Punta Pescadero, Los Frailes, La Ribera, Cabo Pulmo, Punta Colorada, and Cabo Pulmo Marine Park). Active nightlife. Extensive restaurant offer with local specialties   (Fish and seafood; meat machaca, fresh cheeses, flour tortillas, jellies and regional fruit conserves) along with a gourmet gastronomy that is rising with an identity of its own (Baja med cuisine); limited arts and crafts production (based on leather, cactus fiber, tender palm leaves, shells).




• Cabo Azul Resort

Luxurious beach resort; villas with one to three bedrooms; ideal for couples or families. Spa, gym. Excellent cost-benefit.

Paseo Malecón S/N. Lote 11. Col. Desarrollo Fonatur. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 163 5100.

• Capella Pedregal

Very well located beachfront resort; near the marina and Cabo San Lucas. Spacious and cozy rooms with a private pool; private residences. Personalized service. Spa, gym. El Farallón and Don Manuel, good gastronomical experiences.

Camino del Mar 1. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 163 4300.

• Casa Natalia

Colonial boutique hotel in downtown San José del Cabo. Eighteen rooms; service to a private beach club. Mi Cocina, good Mexican restaurant for dining.

Blvd. Mijares 4. Centro. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 146 7100.



• Esperanza an Auberge Resort

Member of Relais & Châteaux; luxurious resort with spacious suites or villas and private residencies. Ideal for couples. Good restaurant: Cocina del Mar. Spa, gym.

Carretera Transpeninsular Km. 7, Manzana 10, Punta Ballena. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 145 6400.

• Las Ventanas al Paraíso

Adults only, ideal for couples. Excellent personalized valet service. Good cuisine. Beautiful pools; spa, gym.

Carretera Transpeninsular Km. 19.5. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 144 2800.

• One & Only Palmilla

Villas surrounded by lush gardens, ideal beach for swimming, golf course. Good option for families or couples. Pets allowed. Market Restaurant of Chef Jean-Georges.

Carretera Transpeninsular Km. 7.5. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 146 7000.[/one_half_last]



• Agua

Fusion cuisine (Mexican, Mediterranean, Oriental).

Palapa style restaurant with a view to the sea, inside Hotel One and One Palmilla. A Moroccan chef is in charge; he has positioned the place as the best in Los Cabos for breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Marco recommends:

Shrimps with bean stew; roasted red snapper.

Carretera Transpeninsular Km. 7.5. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 146 7000.

• Alcaravea Gourmet

Italian cuisine.

Small and cozy place that serves authentic home-style Italian food; Enrique Díaz, the owner and chef is in charge. Ideal for a special occasion.

Marco recommends:

The catch of the day.

Av. Ignacio Zaragoza esq.16 de Septiembre. Centro. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 143 3730.

• Arts & Sushi

Japanese cuisine.

Right o the marina, inside a small art gallery; it offers good quality in a high-end style.

Marco recommends:

Roll with no name; Teriyaki chicken; Tuna tostadas.

Blvd. Marina (Plaza Bonita, Local 1-A). Centro. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 144 4554.



• Bar Esquina

International cuisine.

Inside the Bahía Hotel; it offers a creative international menu with an ongoing quality and a good atmosphere. Live music. Ideal with friends or as a couple.

Marco recommends:

Pasta with truffles; Sticky pudding.

Av. El Pescador S/N. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 143 1890.

• Casianos

Mexican contemporary cuisine.

Very creative concept. Get there without expectations and place yourself in the Chet’s hands; he describes his cuisine as spontaneous, fun, versatile and contemporary. He uses only fresh ingredients, without further complexities. Ideal for those looking for a gastronomical adventure.

Marco recomienda:

Let yourself be surprised by the Chet’s creativity.

Paseo de Las Misiones 927. Col. Club de Golf Fonatur. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 142 5928/29.

• Cocina del mar

Contemporary international cuisine.

Inside the Esperanza hotel, by the ocean. Impressive view. Simple menu, but with the freshest ingredients. Ideal for a romantic outing.

Marco recommends:

Ceviches; Tasting menu.

Carretera Transpeninsular Km. 7, Manzana 10, Punta Ballena. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 145 6400.[/one_half_last]



• Corazón de Alcachofa

Contemporary cuisine.

Of recent opening; this famous chain of restaurants -originally from Guadalajara- arrive to Los Cabos. Its success is greatly due to its ongoing high product quality. elegant, casual style. Ideal for business or leisure.

Marco recommends:

Scallop; meat cuts; artichokes.

Av. del Pescador 4312. El Médano. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624)143 4041.

• Deckman´s San José

Contemporary cuisine.

Eclectic and trendy; informal. Personally serviced by its chef-owner, who offers an innovating menu that changes constantly. The dishes may be ordered in three different sizes. Good wines. Live music.

Marco recommends:

Octopus with pork; Ribera style chicken; Quail.

Km. 29 Carretera Transpeninsular. Costa Azul. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 172 6269.

• DOC Wine Bar

Italian cuisine.

Delicious food in a cozy place, but a bit noisy. Ideal with friends.

Marco recommends:

Salted fish; scallops with white wine.

Calle Cabo San Lucas (Plaza Amelia Wilkes). Centro. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 143 8500.



• Flora´s Field Kitchen

Organic cuisine.

It uses ingredients grown in their own orchard; cozy rural atmosphere. Pleasant outdoor terrace. Nice atmosphere at night. Sunday brunch. Ideal for couples or friends.

Marco recommends:

Salad bar; Beet Carpaccio; Fried chicken.

Las Ánimas Bajas. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 355 4564.

• La Dolce

Italian cuisine, pizza place.

Old traditional place right downtown. Casual and family atmosphere; reasonable prices. Ideal for families and friends.

Marco recommends:

Four cheese pizza; Mushroom soup.

Miguel Hidalgo esq. Emiliano Zapata S/N. Cabo San Lucas

Tel: (01-624)143 4122.

• Las Mariscadas


Fresh seafood in an informal and casual setting in downtown Cabo; visited by locals. Ideal for large groups of friends and family.

Marco recommends:

Shrimp ceviche tostadas; Clams; Oysters in their shell.

Calle Cabo San Lucas, entre Lázaro Cárdenas y 5 de Mayo. Centro. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624)105 1563.




•Manuel´s Creative Cuisine

Signature cuisine.

Inside Palmilla mall. With more than 30 years of experience, Chef Manuel Arredondo combines fresh ingredients with innovating techniques achieving a satisfactory result. Cozy atmosphere with a view to the ocean.

Marco recommends:

Tasting menu.

Carretera Transpeninsular Km 27.5. Palmilla. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 144 6171/72.

• María Corona

Mexican cuisine.

Typical Mexican place with a colorful atmosphere and live music (mariachis) visited by tourists. Quality and good seasoning: another one of its attractions. Ideal in large groups of friends or family.

Marco recommends:

Melted cheese; Shrimp Aguachile.

16 de Septiembre, esquina Leona Vicario y Morelos. Centro. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 143 1111.



• Mariscos Mazatlán

Mexican seafood.

Informal place that serves fresh seafood in abundant portions; relaxed and family atmosphere. Ideal for a casual outing.

Marco recommends:

Zarandeado fish.

Narciso Mendoza esq. 20 de Noviembre. Centro. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 143 8565.

• Mariscos Mocambo


Simple seafood eatery, with Veracruz style quality in downtown Cabo. Efficient service. Ideal for a casual outing, in large groups of friends or with the family.

Marco recommends:

Fried red snapper with garlic sauce. Mocambo shrimp.

Leona Vicario esq. 20 de Noviembre. Centro. Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 143 2122.




• Market Jean-Georges Restaurant

Evolving signature cuisine.

In the hands of famous chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, winner of Michelin star. Inside the One and Only hotel. Refinement and exquisiteness. Amazing wine list. Seasonal cuisine. Ideal for a romantic outing, special occasions.

Marco recommends:

Tuna stripes; Crab cake; Corn Soufflé.

Km. 7.5. San José del Cabo. Carretera Transpeninsular.

Tel: (01-624) 146 7000.

• Mercado del Mar


Popular and casual seafood diner in front of the hotel strip. Fresh seafood bought daily from the fishermen of the area. Ideal for lunches or dinners, business or with the family.

Marco recommends:

Coconut shrimp; Shrimp toritos; Marlin Carpaccio.

Paseo San José, Manzana 6, Lote 3. Col. Campo de Golf. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (624) 142 32 66.



• Nick San

Japanese fusion cuisine.

This is where this restaurant chain originated, in the hands of the Chef and owner Ángel Carbajal. Bar. Sushi bar. Nice night atmosphere. Ideal for outings with friends.

Marco recommends:

Serrano sashimi; spicy tuna roll.

Blvd. Marina Lote 10, local 2. (Plaza de la Danza). Cabo San Lucas.

Tel: (01-624) 143 24 91.

Sucursal Palmilla: Las Tiendas de Palmilla. Local 116. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 144 6262.

• Teo

Mexican cuisine; hamburgers.

Informal meals, but with quality ingredients in a very casual place. Ideal for large groups of friends.

Marco recommends:

Mesquite roasted hamburgers.

Blvd. Mijares y Benito Juárez frente a Estación de Bomberos. Centro. San José del Cabo.

Tel: (01-624) 157 5943.[/one_half_last]