Set in the heart of downtown Cabo at the tip of Baja Peninsula in California Sur, Mexico, the Hotel Mar de Cortez is a charming colonial-style historical landmark hotel that offers a relaxing retreat for both business and leisure travelers.

Boasting beautiful views of the Sea of Cortez, the hotel features 88 well-appointed, air-conditioned guest rooms with tropical island-inspired décor and comfortable furnishings, private bathrooms, and modern amenities.

A large swimming pool offers a cool respite from the Southern Californian sun, and the El Cortez restaurant and bar serve delicious Mexican and Californian cuisine accompanied by an extensive range of beverages and signature cocktails. The family-owned and operated hotel is surrounded by lush tropical gardens, creating a tranquil oasis in the midst of bustling downtown Cabo and is within walking distance of several attractions such as the beaches, shops, restaurants, and nightlife.

Guest Accommodations

The Hotel Mar de Cortez features four types of guest rooms set across two levels of the hotel, namely the ground and upper floors. Well-appointed guest rooms range from Standard Doubles, Basic Queen, and Standard Queen with Poolside Views to Garden View, Standard King and Superior King with double and twin beds.

All guest rooms feature double, twins, king or queen-size pillow-top beds dressed in high-quality linens, plush comforters and a range of pillows, and en-suite bathrooms with double walk-in showers, Jacuzzi or soaking tubs, luxurious cotton towels, signature bathrobes and slippers, and designer bath products. Spacious living areas have stylish Mexican-inspired décor and comfortable sofas and armchairs, tables and chairs for dining in, kitchenettes with coffeemakers and microwaves, and mini-fridges. Modern amenities are available in all accommodations and include air-conditioning and ceiling fans, HD flat-screen televisions with cable channels, direct dial telephones with voicemail services, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, and complimentary wireless Internet.


A complimentary breakfast is served every morning in the dining room or out on the terrace and includes freshly baked bread and pastries, seasonal fruit, cereals and yogurt, a variety of signature dishes, and freshly brewed coffee, tea, and juices. Lunch and dinner are served at the El Cortez Restaurant and features seasonal menus of authentic Mexican cuisine and other international dishes, along with an extensive selection of libations, including a range of Margaritas and Mexican Cervezas. Guests can dine indoors in the casual restaurant or out on the terrace on warm summer evenings.

Amenities and Recreation

Amenities, facilities and guest services at the Hotel Mar de Cortez include a signature restaurant, and full-service bar offer delectable Mexican cuisine and beverages, including a range of Margaritas and Mexican Cervezas, and an outdoor terrace boasts spectacular views where guests can dine. Other guest services include a 24-hour front desk with a variety of concierge services, room service, daily housekeeping and a nightly turndown service, and complimentary wireless Internet.

Guest activities and tours that can be arranged from the hotel front desk include scuba-diving and snorkeling, guided snorkel excursions, boat tours and deep-sea fishing charters, glass bottom boat tours, wave running, kayaking, sailing, parasailing, and waterskiing. Los Cabos is a golfer’s paradise and home to several world-famous courses, including courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones II. There are also many championship courses as well, including Cabo del Sol, CSL Country Club, Cabo Real, Palmilla, and Fonatur.

Local Attractions

Stretching along the west coast of Mexico for more than 775 miles, the Baja California peninsula boasts an array of exquisite natural scenery and landscapes, as well as a myriad of activities and adventures to enjoy from pristine beaches and surging surf to prehistoric caves, award-winning wineries, and lush tropical oases. Popular attractions include Cabo Pulmo National Park, a haven for snorkeling and scuba diving enthusiasts with a 20,000-year-old reef, which is home to a host of colorful flora and fauna, and the striking rock art pictographs in the El Vizcaino bioreserve that date back to 7,000 years ago. Isla Espíritu Santo, or also known as the Holy Spirit Island, is the 12th largest island in Mexico and has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Biosphere.

140, Lazaro Cardenas, 23410 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Phone: 831-663-5803

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