Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All-Inclusive Golf & Spa is a beautiful family-friendly resort in Los Cabos Baja California Sur, Mexico. After spending 10 days at the Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta last November, when it came to booking my Cabo trip, I knew I wanted to stay at their property there as well. I seriously LOVE vacationing in Mexico. Granted, I’ve only been to Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas but still, each visit to the country is better than the last. Keeping up with that, the 4 days my husband and I spent at Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All-Inclusive were not just amazing and my best Mexican holiday to-date, but overall one of the best vacations I have ever been on. Bold statement, I know.
The resort is located in Los Cabos, a municipality town in between the cities of Cabo San Lucas & San Jose del Cabo.
The airport is an approximate 30 minute car ride away. I have yet to venture to San Jose del Cabo (I hear it’s absolutely beautiful) but I did go to to Cabo San Lucas for a few hours one day. From the resort to the Cabo San Lucas main marina, it’s a 20 minute taxi (no traffic) which cost $25. Before you travel to a Mexican all-inclusive, read my my 5 Tips For Staying At An All-Inclusive in Mexico.
Welcome to paradise.
It wasn’t until we were driving up that I realized how massive the hotel grounds were. In addition to the resort there are luxury homes and condos on the property. To gain entrance, you have to go through 2-3 security check-points. I liked seeing the extra layer of security. To me, a good all-inclusive means that you really have no reason to leave the resort. Once we arrived at the resort, we only left once for my husband’s scuba diving trip. It wasn’t because we didn’t feel safe; we flat out didn’t need to. Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos has everything you need on-site – over 6 restaurants, 24-hour room service, dance club (yes, they have their own discoteque), spa, snorkeling, golf, etc.
Similar to the resort in Puerto Vallarta, the resort has an open-air decor with a majority of it outside. During our visit the temperatures were in the 90s so at times it got a little hot but there was always staff around to offer water and towels. The ground are kept exceptionally clean, almost spotless.
As previously mentioned, the grounds are massive. Depending on where your room is located, you might need a golf cart to access the main areas. Our suite was right off the main building. We only needed the golf cart once to eat at Blu restaurant. Golf cart attendants are available 24/7.
Hands down what makes Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All-Inclusive Golf & Spa so special is the staff. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. And its genuine, not fake. I seriously left feeling like I made friends. The staff around the pools were the best. Very attenative. I never wanted for a mojito from Apple (his nickname) at the mojito bar for too long. Jaime, Hector, Edgar, Antonio, Roberto, Sergio, Omar, I could go on. I remember their names because they made that kind of impression on me. I was serious when I said I felt like I made friends with everyone! To Josefat our cabana waiter – thank you for making our last day so special.
Katherin, MUCHAS GRACIAS your hospitality was unparalleled.
From what I’ve seen on TripAdvisor, the hotel goes out of it’s way to make a special welcome to guests. When they learned I had this blog, this is what I got.
What a nice welcome! Since it was hot outside, I was fearful about how the air conditioning would work. Which was silly of me because it worked perfectly. Our governor’s suite was huge! over 1,000 sq feet with 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. I would say it was way too much space for the two of us but we actually used every inch of the place. There were separate units in each room and they did a great job of keeping the place cool. In fact, a few times I had to turn it off. We had a jacuzzi on our balcony and yes we used it! The first day it was so hot we filled it with cold water.
Our last night we put in hot water, and watched the sunset. Perfect is the way I would describe it. The maid service was excellent; they kept the place spotless.
To see more pics of the Governor’s suite, click HERE.
Chef Geraldo Grivera is a culinary genius. Yes, I went there. The all-inclusive includes the following food:
- All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
- 24-hour room service
- In-room minibar (all beverages included)
To see more food & dining pics, click HERE.
Most people seemed to be in the infinity pool and I understand why. It’s huge and the ocean view is marvelous. But it also got a little too crowded for us. There were one too many kids splashing around.
The large main pool is where the sports activities are held. I participated in water aerobics taught by Coral one day and had a great time. Coral was so nice. She helped us not only book our spa treatments but our beach cabana as well.
Since we were in a suite/club room, we had access to a private pool. While it was smaller than the others, it was quieter, less crowded and the closest pool to our room. Our first couple days we preferred to spend our time in the private pool. The other days we spent bouncing back & forth between the infinity pool, the bikini bar pool and the large main pool.
The beach is lovely. The sand is soft and clean. At times the waves and current were too rough to snorkel. Other times tide was low and you could walk through the tide pools. The point is, the beach changed a lot during the day. We spent some time in the water, then some time sitting and letting the tide flow back and forth off us. We didn’t snorkel but you can. They offer organized snorkeling sessions run by one of the fun staff members.
To see more pool & beach pics, click HERE.
Of course we had to go to the spa while we were there! We decided to get a couple massage. While you can get on on the beach, it was 90 degrees so we decided for an old fashion massage in one of the rooms. We arrived 30 minutes early to take advantage of the facilities. Daniel checked us in and guess what? Yup – he was super friendly.
The locker rooms are separated by gender and I was lucky enough to have my entire side to myself. Which is good because I forgot to bring a swim suit so I went commando. There was a steam room, sauna, shower, hot and cold plunge pools – all of which I utilized. After a quick shower, I was off to my treatment. Which was great. There’s a fitness center next to the spa. I didn’t use it though:-)
They have their own dance club!!
My husband and I went on a Wednesday night so we were the only people there. Still, the place is big, clean, and the staff is friendly. I bet when it’s crowded, this is the place to be!
La Colección Resorts
This is my third time staying at a La Colección Resort. They must hire the best people in Mexico because all of their staff at the 3 different resorts I’ve been to have been the best I’ve ever encountered. If you are looking for a luxury brand whether it be adults-only or family-friendly, they are the brand to go with. They’re the only brand I have trusted so far with my Mexico travels. Thank you to Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos All-Inclusive for making me fall in love with Mexico (again). I can’t believe I’ve been so close to Cabo all these years and I haven’t been more. I WILL be back. If anything, I miss these sunrises!
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