Great resort. The staff and servers are very friendly and helpful. Cielo (Mexican restaurant) was amazing. The food and atmosphere were both great. Our server, Ignacio (name tag: Nestor) was amazing. He had a great personality and recommended very good dishes and kept the food and drinks coming at the perfect pace.
Relaxing in Cabo!
Feb 17, 2024
This was our first time to this resort and we were very impressed. The property is very clean and well maintained inside and out. Beach was very nice and water was a beautiful clear turquoise blue, simply spectacular! Pool was great with plenty of seating. All The staff was helpful and friendly. Our concierge/ butler Juventino was amazing. He made all our reservations at the resort and had great recommendations outside of resort. This is an All Inclusive resort - the buffet was always open for breakfast, but seemed to only be open on the weekend for dinner. The other restaurants were good, though service at some of the restaurants was a bit spotty. We look forward to returning!
For a 5 star expensive resort, it was just ok
Feb 17, 2024
Pros: swimmable beach, views, Gabi restaurant, beach beds, very comfortable bed, clean property
Cons: price, watered down drinks, lacks good entertainment
We upgraded and had the top floor suite facing the pool in building 4. The view itself made it worth the upgrade. The restock staff were definitely lacking however. We had to ask our conceirge frequently to get us more water bottles and snacks etc. Once we did, it arrived quickly. You need a reservation for all the dinner places, which was a bit of a hassle. The food at the truck was good but repetitive. The restaurant near the beach, i believe it was called Gabi, had the best food IMO. Drinks are definitely watered down from all the bars, except for the reserve lounge. Marco Polo made the best jalapeño marg I've ever had up there on several nights. I felt that the entertainment was really lacking compared to other resorts I've been to. Having a swimmable beach on the pacific side of Mexico was an absolute treat. It is what drew us to the resort. We spent most of our days down on the beach and had no issue getting a bed most days when we showed up. Highly recommend renting a car and driving to Todos Santos or La Paz. We rented it through the resort for a decent price. We also did the sunset cruise to the Arch (also booked through the hotel.
All inclusive luxury!!!
Feb 17, 2024
Our second time in Cabo and the first time at this resort and it didn’t disappoint! Came out to celebrate my sister’s birthday and they made it so special! It started with being greeted by Carlos (we see you!) who escorted us to the Reserve Lounge where we were treated like royalty! Our concierge assigned to us was Cristina and I miss her already! She was available to us anytime (even on her day off!) with any questions or requests. She helped us with reservations for dinner and activities! She also put out birthday decorations at our cabana as a wonderful surprise! Spending the extra for the Reserve upgrade is worth it but try and get the suite instead of the swim up pool rooms. The suite has a living room, separate room, huge bathroom, and a walk-in closet the size of the bathroom!!!! Also top shelf alcohol is only available at the Reserve! And the extra bonus in the room were the small bottles of top shelf alcohol, mini bar & snacks, robes & slippers, and even a beach bag to use!!!!
Restaurants: our favorites for breakfast and lunch was La Palapa. The food is delicious, the view was amazing for whale watching, and the amazing staff that included the hostess, Brayan, the Kevins, and Carlos! Sal was an amazing steakhouse where Jose Luis made our night! Mexican restaurant Cielo is another great option! Shout out to Jorge who took care of us and kept our shot glasses full of tequila! We also met Jorge the resident Sommelier that gave us a lesson in 1800 Tequila!!! All time favorite place that we went there twice was Tokimeku! Excellent Asian cuisine from miso, shrimp tempura, fried rice, sushi, and udon! Thanks to Jose at Tokimeku for a fun experience! The Italian restaurant Capella was our least favorite except for the truffle pizza and Chris for keeping our wine glasses full!!!
Poolside: Cabanas at the pool and beach are free but can be reserved and we highly recommend that! The good ones go fast! The service is slow so faster to get drinks at the bar! Thanks to our pool concierge Andres for hooking us up with our cabanas and always checking in us! Shout out to the Reserve pool concierge Luis! Always made us feel welcomed and always hard at work! We appreciated you!
Activities: Canyon Yoga is a must!!! Zariah (sp?) escorted us to our destination where we greeted by our guide and 2 happy dogs!!! We walked a bit to get a tour of the canyon then we drove a bit further up where we had a yoga session with amazing views!!!! Apologies for not remembering our instructor’s name but she was wonderful!
Recommendation: Could use more activities at night since it is an adult only resort. We were lucky enough to be there when Tokimeku turned into a club after hours but it was only Mon-Wed. The DJ was amazing! The entertainment throughout the week were great but looking for more late night fun!
Highly recommend and plan to return!
Wonderful vacation at Melia Paradisus in Baja
Feb 16, 2024
Everything was wonderful at this gorgeous property, Melia Paradisus in Baja. We stayed at The Reserve so we were entitled to many fantastic perks. But even without them , the beach, the pool, the entertainment, restaurants and more were over the top. Staying at the Reserve included having our own personal concierge, Ted Lima who kept us on our toes as to all we could see and do including arranging reservations at great restaurants and a yoga class atop a hill at Bajas Grand Canyon. Ted checked in daily thank goodness and got us settled in and helped us figure out how to get hot water for our showers, which we were eternally grateful! And when I dropped my wet bathing suit to the balcony below us , he retrieved it for me. All this and more he handled quickly, efficiently and politely. Most importantly he arranged for a special birthday surprise for my husband to be delivered to our room and for the restaurants as well to acknowledge and celebrate my husbands special birthday. He was invaluable to us ! Plus he was a really nice guy and he is quite handsome.Plus we saw whales!