A string of top-tier resorts in Mexico is taking the vacation home to new heights.
If you’ve always wanted your own slice of beachfront luxury south of the border, it’s time. Los Cabos is seeing a boom in hotel-residence combinations: A just-opened architectural gem by Miguel Ángel Aragonés in San José del Cabo, the 198-room Mar Adentro is an all-white complex of minimalist cubes, featuring 39 private residences with floor-to-ceiling sliding doors, a private cinema, yoga venues, terrace pools and unobstructed ocean views. From $1.3M for full ownership; maradentrocabos.com. • The future is bright for Montage Los Cabos and Montage Residences Los Cabos, set to open in 2018 on the pristine shores of Los Cabos’ Santa Maria Bay. With 122 guest rooms and 52 private, whole-ownership residences, the Montage beckons vacationers and residents alike to enjoy luxurious hotel amenities like the full-service Spa Montage, fitness center, pools and walk-in access to the beach. From $2.7M; montagehotels.com. • On the peaceful East Cape, Four Seasons Resort and Private Residences at Costa Palmas invites guests and residents to play and unplug in a 1,000-acre beachfront paradise that includes 18 acres of organic orchards and farms, the Costa Palmas Beach & Yacht Club, a marina, a golf course, full-service spa and five eateries. The whole-ownership residences, as well as a series of bespoke single-family homes, enjoy Sea of Cortez and mountain views. From high $1M; costapalmas.com. • In December, Auberge Resorts Collection will open Chileno Bay Resort & Residences on a protected cove at Baja’s southern tip. The 1,200-acre development offers modern comfort in stunning natural surroundings, in the form of 32 three- and four-bedroom beach villas—connected to an intimate, 60-room boutique hotel—with easy access to one of Los Cabos’ calmest beaches. From $2.25M; chilenobay.aubergeresorts.com. • MARTINE BURY
Edited by Jenny Murray.