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barcelo los cabos PALACE DELuxE L sarah muñoz 28 august 2010 onsite review january 2010 Los Cabos may have thought it had seen it all, but last December, when Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe opened its doors, a few “firsts” and a couple of records were broken. According to Hernan Vanegas, the property’s general manager, with 619 luxury suites, this is now the largest hotel in San Jose del Cabo and the second biggest in Los Cabos. It also has the most meeting space in the destination, plus Los Cabos’ first swim-up suites—perplexing, but true. “With all of the diversity that Barcelo Los Cabos offers, the resort has undoubtedly become Barcelo’s all-inclusive flagship resort in Mexico,” says Vanegas. We can’t argue with his assessment. This resort is attractive for many different types of clients—whether couples on their honeymoon, a group of friends or a family with little ones in tow—but there’s enough space and fun spots so that one type of vacation experience does not clash with another. Enjoying a long stretch of beachfront, the property and the inimitable Barcelo machine plunges adults and children into effortless escapist recreation with lots of Cabo flavor. among our favorite things The huge lobby alone is a stunner—nautical in theme and opening up so that the Sea of Cortez reaches out to you the moment you step in. From here you can also see some of the pools that snake around the property, which total more than 50,000 sq. ft. and hold surprises throughout—volleyball nets, water basketball tournaments and aquaaerobics, jacuzzis…and an adults-only area with a wet lounge and in-water chairs, tables and hammocks. Beyond the pools, there are canopied beds right on the beach. This is an all-suite resort, and oh how delectable these are. Dubbed “B Rooms,” they’re equipped with smart technology, including

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Recommend August 2010

Editor's Notes/Agent Speak
Hotel Desk
Tour Talk
Uniworld's River Royale
Discover flanders
Five-Star Taiwan
Karisma Sweetens the Pot
Barcelo Los Cabos Palace Deluxe
Playa Grande Resort & Grand Spa
Central America Calling...
Garza  Blanca Preserve, Resort & Spa
Israel With Goway Travel
Puerto Rico: A community Experience
Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina
The Bahamas: Players' Paradise
Orlando World Center Marriott Resort
All-American St. Louis
PH Towers by Westgate, Las Vegas

Recommend August 2010