Stunning JW Marriott property opens in Los Cabos, Mexico

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    JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa, the newest five-star luxury beachfront resort in Mexico, designed by Jim Olson from Olson Kundig in collaboration with IDEA Asociados, opened its doors to the public earlier this month.It boasts 299-guestrooms and suites, all with unobstructed ocean views, and features modern architecture inspired by local Mexican traditions and the spirit of the desert.

    “Jim Olson and his team have created an idyllic environment featuring awe-inspiring modern design that highlights the tranquility of Los Cabos,” said Mitzi Gaskins, Vice President, Luxury Brand Management & Guest Experience at Marriott International. “Upon arrival, guests will immediately be taken by the destination’s natural beauty. JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa perfectly complements its surroundings while providing guests with an unparalleled enriching resort experience.”

    Situated in the upscale Puerto Los Cabos community, JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa is located within the dunes of the pristine coast of the Baja peninsula, where the desert meets the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez. Inspired by the local traditions and spirit of the desert, Olson’s design seamlessly blends architecture, art and nature.

    “As you move through the space, there are always moments where your eye can focus on the outdoors,” Olson notes. “The architecture is designed to frame nature.”

    Upon entering the open-air lobby, guests are greeted by the sea and the resort’s expansive infinity pools, creatingthe effect of the ocean merging with the property itself. The resort also offers the ultra-exclusive Griffin Club, a 45-room boutique hotel within the resort that includes a private beach and pool, butler and chef services, private spa areas, a movie theater, food and beverage offerings, access to the chef’s private table at Café des Artistes and more.

    JW Marriott Los Cabos’ multi-million dollar art collection is featured throughout the resort and includes works from internationally acclaimed artists such as Jaume Plensa, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Angel Otero, Sam Falls Tobias Pils, Jorge Yazpik, Carlos García de la Nuez, Jan Hendrix, Héctor Zamora and more. Guests also have access to Puerto Los Cabos’ private marina and golf courses designed by Greg Norman and Jack Nicklaus.

    JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa offers over 37,000 square feet of event space for weddings and corporate meetings including the 7,950 square foot Mila Ballroom, the 5,425-square-foot beachfront Amet Patio, and several private and semi-private terraces and gardens. Additionally, the Kepe gazebo, which has a view of the Sea of Cortez, is perfect for wedding ceremonies.

    The resort also offers performing art events and special celebrations under the stars in the 7,104 square foot Sum-San amphitheater, which is inspired by ancient Greek forums.

    Daniel Fountain / 25.11.2015

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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