Sol Meliá and
Mexico-based Grupo Questro are relaunching Meliá Cabo San Lucas as the
new ME Cabo, making it the third property within the ME by Meliá
portfolio of hotels and the second of the new brand’s experience-based
‘personality hotels’ in Mexico. Having completed a multi-million dollar
renovation earlier this year, the property is already the most
fashionable hotel in one of the most captivating destinations in Mexico.
Under the new brand, Sol Meliá also brings its signature Yhi Spa brand to
Cabo San Lucas. As ME Cabo, the hotel becomes part of a select group of
seductive, urban and resort destination hotels under the ME by Meliá
umbrella that will combine an intimate style of warmth and Latin flair
while delivering experiences that are an extension of the guests’
Nestled on the sands of Playa el Médano the property is situated on the
only swimmable beach in Cabo San Lucas as it’s protected against the
strong currents of Mar de Cortes. Within a short walking distance of
downtown restaurants and shops, ME Cabo is set to captivate travelers who
have a taste for stimulating art, international cuisine, and world music.
Designed for the discerning guest , ME Cabo will fuse innovative design
with local flavors that encourage guests to move seamlessly within the
surroundings, transforming them from their daily routines into an
inspirational existence that is indulgent…energizing…and daring.
Guests will enjoy a balanced stay, where a busy day is complemented by ME
by Meliá‘s signature Yhi Spa - the first in Cabo San Lucas. This marks
the second Yhi Spa to open at a ME property having made its debut at ME
Cancœn last month. Inspired by ancient healing traditions, the 7,036-sqft
boutique spa will include world-class Fitness, Hydrotherapy and
Relaxation Centers. The Fitness Center will feature free-weights,
machines and cardiovascular equipment, a YHI MOVES Studio complete with
an outdoor movement garden and special group Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates
classes. A Hydrotherapy Ritual Center features indoor/outdoor relaxation
areas (YHI RELAX), thermo-hydrotherapy experiences, a native Temascal
sweat lodge and an outdoor cascade shower, while the Relaxation Center
will offer reflexology paths and a complete selection of signature spa
“ME Cabo is one of our most exciting projects to date and we are thrilled
to be bringing the second Yhi Spa to Mexico,” says Guy Hensley, Senior
Vice President of Operations of ME by Meliá. “Cabo San Lucas is a place
of passion and warmth and our new hotel and spa are extensions of the
rich heritage and stunning beauty of this location.”
A lively atmosphere fills the hotel, but the hotels’ 150 rooms and
suites, which have been created by Rebeca Perez of Interarq in
collaboration with architect çlvaro Sans, are pure serenity.
“After the successful opening of our ME product in Cancun, the opening of
ME Cabo continues to affirm Sol Meliá‘s commitment to invest in this
dynamic region of the world,” says Sebastian Escarrer, Vice-President and
CEO of Sol Meliá Hotels & Resorts. “This expansion further demonstrates
Sol Meliá‘s desire to open this area to today’s more evolved travelers
with a product that exceeds their tough demands.”
From virtually all of the terraces and balconies, one can enjoy stunning
panoramic views of the southern-most rocky tip of Baja California,
famously known as Land’s End, and the Sea of Cortes. Standard room
features will include free WI-FI, state-of-the-art CD/DVD players,
26-inch interactive plasma TV’s and organic, all natural products by
AVEDA to be enjoyed under soothing rainfall showerheads. Additionally,
beds boast 300-thread count linen and a down pillow top mattress and
guests will receive a complimentary daily newspaper as well as access to
the fitness center and an extensive DVD selection throughout their stay.
“The Level” at ME Cabo is an entire floor dedicated to meeting the
discerning needs and tastes of decisive individuals who know exactly what
they want. The Level features lavish Chic and Loft suites with
floor-to-ceiling windows and extraordinary ocean views. Each room of “The
Level” will come standard with amenities such as petit déjeuner, rainfall
shower heads and bath jets, DVD, surround-sound speakers, an extensive
library of CD’s and DVD’s, iPod adaptors and connectivity docking
stations. Those without iPods may request a pre-set iPod with over 900
songs to use throughout their stay. Guests of the superior suites can
enjoy the hot Baja California sun on the large multi-level private
terrace or relax in the outdoor Jacuzzi. At night, intimate dinners or
private parties can be organized on the deck to take advantage of the
Also part of The Level, “Energy Suites” will offer guests three types of
accommodations (on the first floor) with lush views and easy access to
Nikki Beach and Passion Club. Guests of the Energy Suites will be able to
enjoy an outdoor Jacuzzi, shared by the neighboring suite, making these
suites particularly attractive for party lovers.
“The Living Room” is a private lounge that serves as the social center of
“The Level” where guests can relax and enjoy signature cocktails through
room-service delivery, a state-of-the-art home theater, computer work
stations, and internet services.
Paintings and sculptures by celebrated Mexican artist, Yuri Zatarain, are
on display in every guestroom and all public spaces and the ambiance of
the hotel will be skillfully orchestrated by the hotel’s Experience
Manager, who will ensure that all guests experience a personalize culture
within an exhilarating retreat - a place that resonates with their
passion for life.
The Passion Club Restaurant & Lounge is ME Cabo’s centerpiece of cuisine.
The smart-casual feel of the Club is created within the context of three
different spaces. Guests may start their morning with a healthy breakfast
on the patio of the Passion Club Restaurant with views of the sea or
enjoy an intimate nighttime dinner of Mexican Fusion cuisine. Patrons can
enjoy signature cocktails, tapas and the best tequilas at the neon-lit
bar or lounge outside on daybeds by a fire pit listening to DJ’s spinning
music or taking in live performances. The Passion Club is the place where
guests can mingle with locals and visitors from other hotels who come to
enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere at the only club in Cabo San Lucas.
All guests of the hotel are offered complimentary access to the recently
launched Nikki Beach, overlooking the sands of Playa el Médano and an
extension of the personalized service and electric atmosphere of ME Cabo.
One of ten worldwide and described by the London Observer as “the sexiest
place on earth,” Nikki Beach features pool-side Opium day beds, live
musical performances and the hottest DJs - day or night the party doesn’t
stop. Diners can enjoy the best in “Global Cuisine” a culinary
interpretation of Asian and Mediterranean dishes al fresco under
illuminated lanterns and for special occasions, romantic dinners can be
arranged under the stars of Playa el Médano with a private server.
The newest addition, The Deck, Grill and Lounge by the beach, serves food
daily and is available for Nikki-style private functions and weddings. On
Saturdays, guests can celebrate Nikki Style and enjoy music from resident
and visiting DJs.
ME Cabo also boasts a high-tech meeting facility with 1,300 square feet
of meeting space for a capacity of up to 110 guests. “The Evolution Room”
offers wireless Internet access, all modern capabilities and a business
center for corporate and incentive travelers. Groups may also take
advantage of open air terraces and spaces and arrange for their events to
be catered by Nikki Beach or Passion Club & Restaurant.
Located within 45 minutes from Los Cabos International Airport with
direct flights and short travel times between major cities such as New
York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Dallas
and Houston, ME Cabo is easier than ever for leisure and incentive
travelers. With breathtaking vistas and nights on the town beckoning, ME
Cabo offers the best of Los Cabos all within walking distance.