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Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa Los Cabos

The Place to Stay in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa Los Cabos, Mexico offers the experience of luxury by buying or renting a privately owned villa, condo, or penthouse right on Medano Beach.

Fall in love with the naturally striking beauty of Baja California complimented by the modern comforts of a five-star resort.

Featuring breathtaking views of the distinctive rock formation at Land’s End, infinity pools with waterfalls and grottos, on-site restaurants and private chefs, as well as 24-hour concierge service, you’ll feel right at home where the desert meets the sea.

Also, Villa La Estancia is less than a mile from downtown Los Cabos, famous for its nightlife, making it the perfect destination whether you’re looking for some rest and relaxation or to let loose in paradise.

With us, every Villa is a privately owned condominium, furnished lavishly with all the amenities you would find in the comforts of home. For the finicky traveler, the penthouses at Villa La Estancia are expansive and lavishly furnished, each offering spectacular views.

COVID-19 Update

Hospitality is gradually being restored in Los Cabos

 World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) gives Cabo the Stamp of Approval for Safety Protocols

wttc safe travels

It is an honour to have our State included in the list of destinations using the Safe Travels stamp; we are hugely supportive of the global protocols as the health and safety of our travellers is our priority.

~ Carlos Mendoza Davis, Governor of the State of Baja California Sur

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Luxury Villas With Awesome Ocean Views

Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa Los Cabos Customer Testimonials

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5 star rating
03 Mar 2020 - TripAdvisor

Fernando was amazing!! The staff was so wonderful and welcoming. Fernando remembered us after 1 day and made us feel like we were regular guests at the hotel. The grounds were beautiful, great drinks, and great food. Such a nice touch with a surprise birthday cake and decorations in our room. We will definitely stay there again! Five stars across the board. More

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5 star rating
26 Dec 2019 - TripAdvisor

Another fabulous stay at villa estancia Beautiful property with top notch service. This was our second visit to Extancia. We stay in a two bedroom condo with ocean view. The resort is stunning and the staff provide the highest level of service. Without fail they are kind and charming. The grounds are immaculate. Love the market and the deli too.

mulit0 Avatar
5 star rating
15 Jul 2019 - TripAdvisor

This is my tenth vacation here and I will return My wife and I were at Villa La Estancia this past week. This is an absolutely beautiful resort that we have been to many times over the years. The villas are privately owned and are nicely maintained. Staff are all very friendly and helpful for whatever you need. Great location and the villas are quite large with huge terraces. Never disappointed here! More

Handman Avatar
5 star rating
09 Mar 2020 - TripAdvisor

Best views, terrific resort and great hospitality Time to relax when you get to Villa La Estancia. Beautiful pools with terrific views of the Sea of Cortez and Lands End. 5 Hot tubs. Spa and exercise room. Tennis courts and pickle ball. Great hospitality and no worries about safety. Can walk into town, the marina or to the OFFICE. Inexpensive taxi ride to town if you don't want to walk. 2 Restaurants plus 5 more next door at Arco and Palmar. You won't want to leave.

Only a few hours south of Hollywood, in the luxurious, yet exotic, Baja California, Cabo, as it’s known by those who know it best, features your own playground, too: Villa La Estancia.

Loosely translated, La Estancia means “a place to stay,” and that place waits just for you, where the Mexican desert meets turquoise waters, where infinity pools stretch into the Sea of Cortez, and where you can live the life of a jet-setting star.

Buying or renting your own private resort — a villa, condo, or penthouse on Medano Beach — is a not only a place to lay your head, but it’s relaxation and romance that you’ll find under a beach umbrella, or under the stars, before you slide under the covers.

Only a mile from downtown Los Cabos, Villa La Estancia puts you within striking distance of some of the world’s best nightlife, where you can catch a glorious sunset, a glamorous superstar, or fall in love with your traveling companion all over again.

A former fishing village transformed into a celebrity mecca, Villa La Estancia and Cabo San Lucas offer all the richness of a down-haute trip into an exotic world — the thrill of a Third World journey with the luxury of a five-star experience.

Play a round of golf amidst emerald greens, dive with whales at Gordo Banks, or swim with dolphins in crystal water; you can even take a camel ride through the Desert Park Natural Reserve.

Afterward, take in one of the trendy eateries and quaint cafes in and around Cabo, or go shopping at the finest boutiques or fun, local favorites. If neither of these interest you, simply stop altogether, slather on the sunscreen, and soak up the rays.

Don’t forget about the beaches — From the serene beauty of Playa del Amor and the Sea of Cortez to the surfing magnet of Zippers, you’ll find your own spot to spend your days.

Sunny and serene, magical and mysterious, at Villa La Estancia, each privately owned condominium welcomes you with lavish furnishings and all the amenities of home, only here, you’re surrounded by spectacular views that you won’t find anywhere else. Sculpted rock formations will keep you guessing, while nature’s own light shows dazzle from sunrise to dusk.

Don’t just catch a shooting star — Live like one. When you visit Villa La Estancia, the place to stay in Paradise, you’ll experience more than just a vacation; you’ll make memories that last a lifetime.

Frequently Asked Questions

Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa Los Cabos is conveniently located on Medano Beach (the swimming beach), less than a mile from downtown Cabo San Lucas.
Villa La Estancia is next door to Villa del Palmar.
We are far enough away from town to have a peaceful and relaxing vacation, but close enough to easily take advantage of the great restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and activities.
Villa La Estancia offers a Basic Meal Plan PLUS full access to the mini-bar in your villa as well as 24-hour room service (gratuity not included). Items such as lobster, T-bone steak, Kobe beef, or cognac is not available in the all-inclusive. The extensive menu features items from La Casona and La Parrilla. All packages and prices can be requested through the front desk at Villa La Estancia.
Yes. These are privately owned luxury condos with the comforts of a home, but they also have all of the services you would expect in a fine resort, including 24 hour front desk, restaurants, pools and hot tubs, fitness center, spa, room service, telephone and Internet service, and concierges to help you with all of your needs.
Yes. La Parilla is a poolside restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. La Casona is an upscale restaurant with daily dinner service.
In addition, there are two restaurants at Villa del Palmar.
The beach side restaurant has a wonderful pizza oven, a real treat for all. The deli, located in the mini-mall, offers great sandwiches, salads, desserts, some hot prepared foods, plus specialty coffee drinks and juices. There’s even an ice-cream stand. Cabo has many great restaurants.
We will be happy to provide our recommendations (and those of our former guests) when you book your reservation with us.

Yes. There is an executive fitness center and also a full spa. There is no charge for using the fitness center.

Yes, there are two private tennis courts at Villa La Estancia and two additional courts at Villa del Palmar (lighting available at a small charge).

The Kid’s in Paradise program at Villa del Palmar provides activities throughout the day for children ages 4 – 11. Babysitting is also available.
Absolutely. You will be a guest of the owner of the Villa and may use all of the facilities at no charge.
There is a small charge for lighting the tennis courts at night. Additional costs would include spa services, food and beverages, and any activities you schedule. Please contact us with any specific questions.

The airport is at San Jose del Cabo (SJD). It is about a 40 – 45-minute drive to Villa La Estancia. The concierge can prearrange transportation for you. Here are the current rates:

  • Shuttle service: The Community Shuttle is the slowest form of transportation to the resort, making several planned stops along the way.
  • “Regular” TAXI: Taxis are located at the airport but they take ‘the long way’ to the resort, via a toll road (maximum 5 persons).
  • The private Suburban: (recommended) 7 passengers one way Van: 10 passengers one way Limo: 8 passengers.

To make a reservation online click here. To request more information please send us an email at concierge@cabolaestancia.com

When you reserve through the resort directly or another website such as Expedia or Hotel.com, one of the most common misconceptions is with regard to the one-bedroom unit. It is rented as a ‘hotel room’ when, in fact, there are no hotel rooms in the resort.

This ‘hotel room’ is comprised of a 2-bedroom, 3 bath condo, divided into two parts, Side ‘A’ (1 bedroom, 2 bath, kitchen, living and dining areas) and side ‘B’, known as a ‘lock-off’ (1 bedroom, 1 bath, with a separate entrance, 2 Queen Beds or 1 King Bed, depending on the unit).

This is often referred to as ‘The European Plan’ and the problem is both side ‘A’ and side ‘B’ share a balcony, divided by a grass lattice screen.

A client renting through our website, Cabo La Estancia, will never need to share the balcony because we never rent out the ‘B’ side lock-off. We only rent the ‘A’ side, thereby, preserving your privacy. Other sites will not explain this fully and will rent both sides.

The benefits of reserving through Cabo La Estancia versus VRBO or other sites are significant:

  • When reserving through our website, you will always know which Villa you are renting – no surprises upon check-in. Cabo La Estancia monitors all units on a continual basis throughout the year and, therefore, will know which have been updated and upgraded and will separate the good from the bad.
  • Expedia, Travelocity, etc… These sites receive their inventory from the resort directly and operate like a hotel. Rates are typically much higher than reserving directly with us because these sites charge additional fees and taxes.
  • VRBO… While this site is a good resource for Villa owners, the downside for the renter is the lack of individual support; you are unable to speak to a live person prior to booking and VRBO assesses a fee at the time of rental. Many guests complain that when dealing with owners, directly, there is a lack of responsiveness.
  • Our rates are very competitive, if not the same as dealing directly with the owner and we provide live guest support 24/7 via one of our team members.
  • Our On-site Concierge Team is available to you prior to check-in and throughout your stay to assist with dinner reservations, private chef services, excursion reservations and ground transportation referral
  • Our rates include all taxes, resort fees and maid service – no surprises, no hidden fees
It’s not too late to speak with us about possibly securing a better rate!
For questions regarding a reservation made through Expedia, VRBO, Hotels.com, we, unfortunately, cannot view a reservation unless it was made through our office. You must contact the entity with whom you made the reservation or contact the resort, directly.
However, should you need restaurant reservations, ground transportation or assistance with excursions, please see the concierge information.
If so, we can definitely assist you. Contact us today!
Let us arrange a private tour of our available villas for sale. We will also share with you how to make your dream home pay for itself through our rental program.
View listed Villas here: https://cabolaestancia.com/villas-for-sale/
Because we are independent of the Resort’s onsite Sales Office/Developer Team, we have other listings available within La Estancia and the Cabo San Lucas area. Many units are, often, quietly listed and can be negotiated for a better deal.
Yes. Guests at Villa La Estancia have full privileges at Villa del Palmar, including use of the restaurants, spa, Kid’s in Paradise program, and the resort activities.
The rates we will quote to you will be total. There is no charge for using the fitness center, tennis courts, and high speed Internet access (within the Villa) and WiFi in the pool area. Additional charges would include food, beverages, spa services, telephone calls, or activities that you schedule.
No. You may see what appear to be hotel rooms listed on various sites like Expedia (called Deluxe Suites). These are the second bedroom of a 2 bedroom Villa. The 2 bedroom Villa has a “lockoff” feature that allows the Villa to be used simultaneously as a 1 bedroom Villa and a Deluxe Suite. A Deluxe Suite has two queen beds and a nice bath. The terrace is shared with the 1 bedroom side of the Villa.
No. Most everything is within walking distance or a short taxi ride. The taxi fare to Cabo is currently $9/one way for 4 people (small additional charge for more people). Taxis are readily available and are vans so they will seat a large group. Some people do like to rent a car, which is convenient for shopping, golf, and perhaps a side trip to Todos Santos. Free parking is available at Villa La Estancia.
Yes. Medano Beach is considered the swimming beach in Cabo. The beaches on the Pacific side have surf that is too rough for safe swimming. Most of the beaches along the “corridor” (the area between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo) have significant rip currents and are not generally considered safe. There are some exceptions, but check this out if ocean swimming is important to you.