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Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa is a luxury oceanfront resort on swimmable Médano Beach about 1 km (0.7 mi) from downtown Cabo San Lucas and 2 km (1.4 mi) from Cabo Dolphins.

Piano bar/restaurant

On-site amenities include a 2-level, freeform swimming pool with 2 swim-up bars; 5 spa tubs; a piano bar/restaurant; and the 31,000-square-foot European-style Desert Spa.

Suites and villas

Deluxe rooms and one- and two-bedroom villas offer contemporary decor/furnishings and have balconies or ground-floor terraces.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours (limited menu)
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties
  • Dining and beverage availability limited at one or more venues

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Tennis lessons
  • Premium food items
  • Premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Bottled wine
  • Bottled liquor
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Hotel Amenities

The Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa and an adjoining companion resort, Villa Del Palmar Resort & Spa, share a shopping center that contains a supermarket, pharmacy, ice-cream counter, self-serve laundry, shops and boutiques, video/DVD-rental store, deli/Internet center, and open-air plaza with arts-and-crafts vendors. Villa Del Palmar Resort & Spa also includes a health-and-beauty spa to which this resort's guests enjoy complimentary access. A round-trip airport shuttle (surcharge), arcade/game room, beach/pool umbrellas, tennis courts, and garden are available as well.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 300 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Number of spa tubs - 5 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Hair salon 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Local Expert Concierge 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Winery attached 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2001 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4520 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 420 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Turndown service 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 

Where to Eat

La Casona - Fine-dining restaurant/bar with air-conditioned dining room and open-air terrace under wood-beam ceiling draped with fabric, bordered by wood-burning fireplace and giant candles after dark. Pianist in evening. Buffet breakfast daily. Dinner menu featuring appetizers, soups, salads, steaks, fish, shrimp, and nightly chef's-special three-course meal.

La Parrilla Grill - Casual, open-air spot with flower-garden roof, two swim-up-bars, umbrella tables on poolside terrace. Bar open mid-morning to early evening. Food service, with choices such as salads, burgers, sandwiches, tacos, quesadillas, burritos, from mid-day to late afternoon.

Deli - Located in adjacent shopping center. Open early morning to late night for sandwiches, salads, pizza, hot dogs, nachos, desserts, pastries, smoothies, milk shakes, espresso and coffee drinks. Includes Internet center with laptop stations and 12 computers offering high-speed access.

Nearby Things to Do

A heated, two-level, freeform pool featuring gentle waterfalls, gardens islets, and a swim-up bar on each level extends 73 meters (240 feet) through a central garden toward the beach. Three 12-person spa tubs bordered by lawns and gardens are arrayed along the beachfront, and a lobby-level fountain-and-garden courtyard contains two more 12-person spa tubs. (Spa-tub minimum age is 12.)

The resort lies on the northern edge of Cabo San Lucas' principal beach, Playa El Médano, which has calm water in most weather conditions and is furnished along the resort's frontage with lounge chairs and umbrellas. On request, the resort's staff summon independent operators to provide water sports such as personal watercraft, parasailing, banana-boating, glass-bottom boat trips; and snorkeling and scuba diving excursions. Whale-watching excursions are available in Cabo San Lucas during the January-March migration of gray whales.

Use of two lighted, hard-surface tennis courts is complimentary, as is use of an air-conditioned fitness center with cardio machines, weight machines, free weights, and women's and men's saunas, steam rooms, and three-person spa tubs. Guests also enjoy complimentary access to a fully equipped fitness center at the adjoining companion resort, Villa Del Palmar Resort & Spa, where there is a work-out studio offering complimentary yoga, step-aerobics, and kick-boxing classes.

Distances to Los Cabos's principal golf courses are: The Raven Golf Club 1 km (0.75 mi); Cabo del Sol golf courses 10 km 6.25 mi); Cabo Real Golf Course 20 km (12.5 mi); Palmilla Golf Course 26 km (16.25 mi).

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Horse riding/rental on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

The Desert Spa at Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa offers several facilities, including a sauna, a spa tub, hot springs/mineral springs, aromatherapy treatments, beauty services, body scrubs and body treatments, massages, and much more. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult to visit the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 19 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

24-hour check-in

Parking height restrictions apply


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: MXN 360 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: MXN 360.00 (from 4 to 12 years old)
  • Late check-out fee: MXN 800 x hour
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the condominium resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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