The first St. Regis in Los Cabos, Mexico, the exclusive property is being designed by interior design firm HBA and architecture studio SB Architects. Early renders of the project show how it will become a bespoke sanctuary of beauty and calm for the modern wanderer, situated within the award-winning luxury resort community of Quivira at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula.
Slated to open fall 2022, the hotel will shelter 120 rooms and suites, 74 residences, and an expansive collection of amenities across a 33-acre site along 12,000 feet of pristine beachfront.
HBA San Francisco designers – the same brand that recently completed the design for the Hotel Carmichael, Autograph Collection – aspired to evoke a sense of paradise found and a journey of discovery through a temporal design rooted in a modern yet authentic Mexican aesthetic, using traditional materials that honour the area’s diverse surroundings and culture, layered with exquisite details. Colours, patterns, and textures inspired by the sea, along with the windswept rocks and rugged granite cliffs of the coast, will promote a seamless connection to the landscape while the use of greenery will further bring the outside in.
An architectural beacon framed by walls of sculptural ironwork in a filigree pattern and a wood-beamed trellis, The St. Regis Bar will push the envelope of artistic expression and set the stage to catch a surreal sunset. The specialty restaurant will be composed of a series of intimate rooms for a truly transformative dining experience, whether perched at the intimate bar or the show kitchen counter, enveloped by the lounge-like living seating, or at the heart of the action at the chef’s table. Decorative and artisanal in every detail, the simple plaster and beam expression of the architecture creates the feeling of a luminary or well-travelled wanderer’s curated home.
Guestrooms will feature a special macramé canopy bed facing the sea beyond, encouraging graceful rest while awakening one’s instinct to be truly present. On the terrace, hammocks and a day bed for two will be modern Mexican in character with a nest of pillows encased in custom-crafted fabrics. Bathrooms will be well-appointed with a double vanity, dry vanity, custom interior tub and pass-through shower. Spanning the length of the bathroom space will be a wall of modern-patterned tiles realised in an ancient medium and cool hues, punctuated by walls of glass that draw the eye out to the spectacular views.
Main image credit: HBA San Francisco