If you’re going to be at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica for Día de Los Muertos, you’re in for a treat. After all, it’s one of Mexico’s most festive times of the year and celebrations will be held all over the Cabo San Lucas resort. Even if you haven’t yet booked a Baja California trip, you can discover how magical this holiday can be. If that’s not enough, you can celebrate Halloween as well, if you get there a few days early.
About El Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Día de Los Muertos is a holiday originating in Mexico more than 3,000 years ago. Held annually on November 1 and 2, the festive holiday honors friends and family members who have passed away. Although there are major celebrations across Mexico and Latin America, Day of the Dead is celebrated worldwide. In fact, several Día de los Muertos events will be held across the United States. Moreover, there are celebrations in Europe and even in Asia. This year’s celebrations are particularly special as most events were canceled last year due to COVID-19.
About Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort
Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort
Previo, Paraíso Escondido s/n Centro
Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico, 23450
Set at the southernmost edge of Baja California, Pueblo Bonito Pacifica is one of Mexico’s finest resorts. With sweeping ocean views, the adults-only resort features 201 guest rooms and suites and upscale dining. In addition, there are 47 guest rooms and suites are at Towers at Pacific, with butler service. Pueblo Bonito Pacifica further offers a luxury spa and one of the world’s best golf courses. A number of all-inclusive packages are available. Additionally, there are a variety of activities, like yoga, fitness classes and wine tasting. If that’s not enough, there is a private beach, in addition to fire pits and cabanas. That’s not to mention the shopping and exciting nightlife in Old Cabo.
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Location At Quivira Los Cabos
Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort is part of Quivira Los Cabos, a luxurious residential development. In addition to the resort, the property features Quivira Golf course, among the best in Mexico. Also within the enormous property are Montecristo Luxury Villas and Sunset Beach Golf & Resort. A new resort, St. Regis Los Cabos at Quivira is opening soon. This new resort will have 120 beachfront rooms with butler service and 60 residences. Moreover, St. Regis Los Cabos at Quivira will offer access to the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course at Quivira Golf Club. Again, it’s worth repeating that Quivira is among Mexico’s finest golf courses. In fact, it’s a recipient of Golf Digest Editor’s Choice Award. This award is in the Best Golf Courses in Mexico and Central America category.
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Día de los Muertos at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort
Guests of Pueblo Bonito Pacifica will see altars with bright colors at prominent sections of the resort. Known as ofrendas, these altars display favorite foods and beverages, along with photos and personal belongings of loved ones. In previous years, the most popular ofrendas are chosen by ballot. You can also see resort staff with Día de los Muertos facial makeup and/or traditional attire. Complimenting the festivities across the property is live entertainment. All in all, it’s a wonderful time to visit Cabo San Lucas.
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Special Día De Los Muertos Dining
A special breakfast is available November 1 at Cibola, one of the many fine dining options at Pueblo Bonito Montecristo Estates. Special items available are Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto. Also known as bread of the dead, this traditional pan dulce (sweet bread) resembles skulls and bones. Additional holiday-treats are also available over breakfast. For example, you’ll see traditional sugar skulls and candied pumpkin. Of course, you can ask for typical breakfast items like eggs, pancakes and sausage.
Dinner At Cibola November 2
On November 2, Cibola will offer a special Dia de los Muertos dinner. During this time, the clubhouse restaurant will present its new five-course Mexican tasting menu. On November 2, you can have traditional dishes that are customary for Dia de los Muertos. For instance, Cibola’s mole will be on the menu, in addition to pumpkin desserts, like candied pumpkin with cinnamon sticks.
Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort November 1-2
An exceptional multi-course tasting menu is at La Frida, the signature restaurant at Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach. Named after beloved Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, the popular restaurant will present holiday-themed dishes. Exact details of the tasting menu will be at a later date. However, guests will enjoy a lavish dining experience at this AAA Four Diamond Award winning restaurant. If you had to choose one restaurant to celebrate, La Frida is the top recommendation. With this in mind, you should make reservations as soon as possible.
Pueblo Bonito Pacifica November 1-2
More details are coming about all dining events at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica. However, a Mexican buffet is being held on the resort’s beach. In addition, there will be the always popular Mariachi buffet. Furthermore, Day of the Dead events may be available at the resort’s other restaurants. This includes the Mediterranean-inspired Siempre, Quivira Clubhouse and Quivira Steakhouse. You can check at the resort for additional information on any Pueblo Bonito event.
Additional Pueblo Bonito Dining For Día de los Muertos
Although further information may be announced later. Guests will have other dining options to celebrate Day of the Dead. For instance, Sunset Beach is hosting a traditional Mexican buffet with Mariachi music at La Nao restaurant. Additionally, Pueblo Bonito Rose near downtown Cabo San Lucas will offer a traditional Mexican buffet. You can check at the resort for complimentary transportation to the downtown area.
For special offers, visit the official Pueblo Bonito website for additional information. Current specials include discounts by booking online and golf and or/spa packages. For reservations to any of the special holiday events, customers can contact the resort’s concierge desk. Airport transportation can also be arranged online from any of the eight Pueblo Bonito resorts in Cabo San Lucas. Complimentary shuttle service is available between all of the resorts.
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