The announcement of a reopening plan means resorts in Los Cabos will start welcoming guests beginning June 1. Unveiled by the Los Cabos Tourism Board last week, the re-opening plan to this popular travel destination will consist of five phases. This means travelers are already making plans for their next trip to Mexico.


The Five-Phase Reopening Plan For Cabo San Lucas

Phase 1 begins June 1, with the resumption of limited national and international arrivals and a concerted effort to implement health and safety guidelines. During this phase, 40 percent of the resorts will open June 1, while observing strict hygiene standards due to the coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, airlines will be adding more flights from the U.S., during this phase although health screenings will be in place

Phase 2: July – The international terminal at Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) reopens. This phase will slowly allow the resumption of international travel.

Phase 3: August to September – The continuance of the recovery of national and international arrivals, particularly travelers who canceled reservations in March or April.

Phase 4: October to December – This phase anticipates the return of luxury travelers, in addition to groups and travelers from Canada and the UK.

Phase 5 – Q1 2021 – During the first quarter of 2021, 60 percent of air travel will be restored as well as an 80 percent recovery of bookings.


Five Suggested Cabo San Lucas Resort Hotels

The following are five suggested Cabo San Lucas resort hotels to consider when booking your next trip to Mexico. Each of these resorts will have a number of improved health and safety standards in place. This includes safety training for employees, constant sanitation of public areas and dining facilities and elevated standards for room sanitation.


enjoy spring break at this oceanside luxury spa at the Grand Solmar Land's End in Cabo San Lucas
Oceanside Spa, Grand Solmar Land’s End (credit: Randy Yagi)


Grand Solmar Land’s End
Ave. Solmar #1A
Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S, Mexico, 23450
(800) 344-3349

Literally at the tip of Baja California, Grand Solmar Land’s End is among the finest hotels in Cabo San Lucas. Once named No. 2 among World’s Best Family Hotels in Mexico by Travel + Leisure, Grand Solmar Land’s End is an all-suites resort, with optional all-inclusive meals. The 246 suites are nicely appointed and come with impressive amenities like full kitchens with marble counters, stainless steel appliances and private terraces. Suites range from 746 sq. ft. for a Grand Studio to 6,232 sq. ft. for the four-bedroom penthouse with beachfront pool The five star resort also features an enormous swimming pool, dining options including the signature La Roca restaurant, beachside spa and private beach. Rooms are available for June and July and Grand Solmar’s online reservation provides for a hotel+air option. Current offers include Save Now Stay Later, Bachelorette Getaway and Ultimate Romance Package. Among the 2020 Best Hotels in Mexico by U.S. News, Grand Solmar Land’s End has a perfect TripAdvisor rating from over 4,400 reviews.


Related: A Closer Look At The Luxurious Grand Solmar Land’s End


Pool at Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas
Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas (credit: Randy Yagi)


Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas
Carretera Todos Santos Km 120 #1
Zona Pacifico
Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico, 23473
(800) 344-3349

Grand Solmar Rancho San Lucas is the crown jewel of Grand Solmar properties in Cabo San Lucas. Featuring a breathtaking 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf course, this resort is the newest Grand Solmar property in an exclusive setting away from the town center. The all-suites accommodations come in three categories, ranging from the 828 sq. ft. Grand Studios to the magnificent 2,038 sq. ft. two-bedroom Presidential Suites. The luxury suites are stylishly appointed and have premium amenities like a full kitchen with marble counters, stainless steel appliances and spectacular ocean views. The all-inclusive option offers a number of exceptional amenities, like all food and beverages, complimentary yoga classes and live entertainment. Rancho San Lucas also features an adults-only Infinity pool, kids pool with mini-water park, state-of-the-art fitness center, beauty salon and luxury spa. This spectacular golf resort offers multiple dining options, like signature restaurant Anica led by Chef Hector Lucas. The recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas has current specials like Bachelorette Getaway, Ultimate Romance Package and Golf Getaway.


Towers at Pacifica, Pueblo Bonito Pacifica on of the top resorts in cabo san lucas
Suite view from the Towers at Pacifica, Pueblo Bonito Pacifica (credit: Randy Yagi)


Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort
Previo, Paraíso Escondido s/n Centro
Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico, 23450
(800) 990-8250

Among Mexico’s finest golf resorts, Pueblo Bonito Pacifica exceeds expectations for a summer getaway. Pueblo Bonito Pacifica offers 201 guestrooms and suites with all-inclusive option. Accommodations range from 350-sq. ft. Deluxe and Deluxe Ocean View rooms to 689 sq. ft. or larger suites with personalized butler services. 47 of the rooms and suites are in the resort’s newest section – The Towers at Pacifica – a “resort within a resort”. Of these newest suites, six feature a private plunge pool and the largest is the 3,233 sq. ft. Presidential Suite. All guestrooms and suites have outstanding amenities like private balcony or patio and outstanding ocean views. Pueblo Bonito Pacifica features indoor and outdoor dining, like the poolside Aire and Aquabar Aire and signature restaurant Siempre. Pueblo Bonito Pacifica offers luxurious spa services and recreation, particularly the Jack Nicklaus-designed Quivira Golf, among Golf Digest’s World’s 100 Great Golf Courses. The resort has current specials like Book Early and Save deal, Savings for Seniors and Military Discount. Pueblo Bonito Pacifica is ranked among the World’s Most Romantic All Inclusive Resorts by Travel+Leisure and World’s Best Hotels on the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List.


Related: Top Destination Hotels In Mexico & The Caribbean


Aerial view of Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course for spring break at Pueblo Bonito Sunset in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Quivira Golf Course (photo courtesy of Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort)


Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort
Paraíso Escondido S/N, Paraiso Escondido, Centro,
Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico, 23450
(800) 990-8250

Encompassing over 1,000 acres, Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort is the largest in the portfolio of Pueblo Bonito Golf Resorts. Situated near Pueblo Bonito Pacifica, the five star Sunset Beach property offers 635 junior and executive suites, in addition to 10 restaurants and bars. Accommodations have the optional all inclusive plan and range from 538-sq. ft. Junior Ocean View Suites to 1,088 sq. ft. Ocean View Suites. Suites come with ocean views from balconies or patios, and have features like marble baths, premium bedding and kitchenettes. Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort has access to Quivira Golf Club. In addition to 10 onsite restaurants and bars, Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach also features six swimming pools, luxury spa and salon and private beach access. The resort offers specials like Here’s to the Honeymooners, Book Early and Save in Cabo and Savings for Seniors. Like other Pueblo Bonito resorts, Pueblo Bonito Sunset has amassed several awards, including Top 40 Resorts in Mexico by Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards and TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence.


fine dining with a view of El Arco in Cabo San Lucas at the luxurious Villa del Palmar Beach Resorts
View of El Arco (photo courtesy of Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa)


Villa Del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa
Camino Viejo a San José Km .5, Tourist Corridor, El Medano,
Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S. Mexico, 23450
(877) 897-1931

With dramatic views of El Arco and impressive accommodations, Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa can be the perfect summer vacation getaway. A spectacular all suites resort bordering Playa el Médano, Villa del Palmar is refreshingly affordable for a property of its class. A distinguished member of The Villa Group, the resort offers 460 suites, several restaurants, outdoor pool, spa and private beach. Suites come in four categories with optional all inclusive plan. Categories range from the 592-square foot Junior Suite to the 2,500 square foot Presidential Three Bedroom Suite. Among the suite amenities are full sized kitchen, bathrooms with Travertine marble accents and balcony or terrace, with ocean or garden views. Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa offers many dining options, including Taco Bar poolside restaurant and the beachside Bella California, with views of El Arco and Sea of Cortez. Other amenities include outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, 31,000 square foot spa facility, fitness center and tennis courts. Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa has current specials like Early Booking Special, Weekend Sale with up to 57 percent off and Hot Deal for an ultimate spring getaway. One of the finest all inclusive resorts in Cabo, Villa del Palmar Beach Resort has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and a consistent nominee by the Condé Nast Traveler Reader Awards.


Related: Getaway Guide To Villa Del Palmar, Loreto



About The Author:

Randy Yagi is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the National Travel Writer for CBS Local from 2012-2019. More than 900 of his stories still appear in syndication across 23 CBS Local websites, including CBS New York, CBS Los Angeles, CBS Chicago, CBS San Francisco and CBS Washington D.C. During his peak years with CBS, he reportedly had a digital audience reach of 489 million and more than 5.5 million monthly visitors. His other stories have also appeared in the Daily Meal,, CBS Radio, Engadget and, among others. He is a Media Fellow of Stanford University, U.S. Army veteran and lifelong resident of Santa Cruz County, California.