Cabo San Lucas Getaway

Hacienda Encantada Los Cabos Resort

My first real trip to Mexico, and it was magic. I’ve been wanting to visit Cabo for years - beautiful weather, stunning beaches, and gorge resorts? Sign. me. up. So when the Hacienda Encantada Resort & Spa invited me to come stay, I pinched myself a few hundred times and then immediately jumped at the chance.

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Cabo is only a 2 hour flight from Los Angeles, which makes it an amaze getaway destination. The evening I arrived I was greeted to a breathtaking sunset dinner at Los Riscos, one of the resort’s restaurants on the cliffs overlooking the sea. A delicious meal as the sun set with these views is something I’ll never forget. It felt so special!

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The next morning I woke up and took full advantage of room service, enjoying a yummy breakfast on my balcony. This view made me so happy!

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Afterwards I explored the resort a bit - every corner is so photogenic. Loved these guest room doorways and the hallways filled with plants.

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I fell in love hard with Lola Mia, the absolutely gorge coffee shop at the resort. I was told it’s brand new too, having just opened a few weeks before I arrived. That blue floor tile! The rattan chairs! The ceiling and pendant lights! Be still my heart.

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I really felt like I was in paradise here. A view of the ocean is never far off, with palm trees, cactus, and blooms everywhere you look.

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One of my fave experiences was the BBQ and Tequila Tasting at The Residences, a section of private villas and suites available for rent at the resort. I learned so much about tequila that I didn’t know before. Like for instance, you should always choose a tequila that is made from 100% agave. Anything less is usually made with artificial additives like sugar syrup, caramel coloring, etc. and can give you a real nasty hangover. We also learned how to make the perfect bowl of guacamole in a molcajete, a mortar and pestle carved from volcanic rock.

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Feelin’ good after that tequila! After lunch I made my way to the spa for a massage, and was super blissed out by evening. Dinner was enjoyed at one of the private villas here in The Residences - the pool sitch below made me gasp! So stunning isn’t it?

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The next morning I woke up early and enjoyed breakfast at Las Marias. A fabulous buffet on the Baja cliffs overlooking the water? Don’t mind if I do! Fresh green juice and an assortment of colorful fruits, french toast, brekky potatoes, and yogurt with granola, music playing and the sound of the waves hitting the rocks. Heavenly.

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All the pools at the resort are stunning, but this one right on the ocean had me starry eyed. These views! You can even enjoy a massage right on the beach.

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On my last day I visited Hacienda Encantada’s sister resort Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa. Another beautiful property, located right in the Marina Golden Zone.

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Yummy drinks at Sky Bar, Marina Fiesta’s rooftop sitch with a magnificent view of the boats below. Afterwards was dinner at Los Deseos next door to the resort. Such delish Mexican cuisine, it was the perf way to end the trip.

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Thank you to Hacienda Encantada Resort & Spa for hosting my trip. All opinions are my own - as always!


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