Pampering in Paradise: 10 Best Spas in Los Cabos

Cabo San Lucas built its reputation as a resort destination on big-game sportfishing, but over the past two decades the Los Cabos area has also become a world-class golf and spa locale. Virtually every hotel or resort of note boasts an onsite spa, and many showcase lengthy conceptual massage and treatment menus, as well as stylish salon services and state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Los Cabos dominates rankings of the best spas in Latin America, annually accounting for nearly half the entries on lists that draw from a vast geographic conglomeration that includes almost the entirety of Central and South America.

It should come as no surprise that the best spas are typically located at the best hotels and resorts. Tourist Corridor standouts One&Only Palmilla, Esperanza and Las Ventanas al Paraíso all feature expansive, world-class spa services and facilities. The Cabo Spa at Esperanza is generally considered the best spa in México, and is particularly noted for its romantic couples’ therapies. One&Only Spa and The Spa at Las Ventanas also excel at treatments for two, among many other holistic wellness programs.

In addition to standard massage options like Swedish and Shiatsu, many area spas also boast conceptual menu options revolving around a central idea. Luna y Mar at Cabo San Lucas' benchmark The Resort at Pedregal offers treatments based on the phases of the moon, while the luxurious Médano Beach resort Casa Dorada specializes in treatments utililizing the curative powers of the mineral rich waters of the Sea of Cortez.

The expansive 13,000 square foot Spa Marquis at Marquis Los Cabos Resort & Spa offers a full range of facials, body wraps and massages, extensive hydrotherapy facilities, and beauty salon services such as manicures, pedicures and...  Read More

Tourist Corridor luxury lodging Westin Resort & Spa offers a generous array of skin, body and beauty therapies, as well as special spa packages and five minute samplers poolside. Top massages include the beachside "Open Breeze," and a...  Read More

YHI Spa at the trendy ME Cabo Resort on Médano Beach is named for the goddess of light in Australian mythology, although the signature spa services are primarily derived from ancient Mayan and Aztec rituals, and also showcase traditional...  Read More

The Armonia Spa is a top attraction at the adults-only, all-inclusive Pueblo Bonito Pacifica on the Pacific Coast of Cabo San Lucas. The award-winning spa offers a wide variety of massages, treatments and signature rituals, a representative...  Read More

Hilton's Spa Oasis is one of the best spas in Los Cabos, an area notable for its many world-class wellness programs. The onsite spa facilities are expansive, and the treatment menu is enormous, with a wide array of facials and restorative skin...  Read More

Los Cabos spas typically offer signature treatments that revolve around a unifying concept. At The Spa at Las Ventanas al Paraíso, the menu is a showcase for treatments inspired by the four elements: earth, air, fire and water. Other holistic...  Read More

Set at the luxurious Casa Dorada resort on Médano Beach, the Saltwater Spa specializes in treatments that utilize the curative powers of the mineral rich waters of the Sea of Cortez. There are over a dozen types of massages on the spa menu,...  Read More

Luna y Mar Spa at The Resort at Pedregal
Photo courtesy of The Resort at Pedregal

Luna y Mar offers some of the most pampering treatments in Los Cabos, from massages and salon services to sound and aquatic therapy, and signature treatments based on phases of the moon. The spa menu is enormous, with a full range of facials and...  Read More

Local grand-dame resort One&Only Palmilla is sporting a new spa and fitness center following renovations and upgrades in the wake of September 2014 storm Hurricane Odile. The sprawling 22,000 square foot facility features signature services in...  Read More

Long considered one of the benchmark spas in all of Latin America, The Spa at Esperanza is particularly noteworthy for its romantic couples' treatments, as well as signature therapies like the Pasaje de Agua, a water based experience that...  Read More


Meet Chris Sands

Chris Sands is Editor at, co-writer of Fodor’s 2015 guide to Los Cabos, and a regular contributor to Los Cabos Magazine and 10 Best/USA Today. He lives in Cabo San Lucas.