El Dorado Golf & Beach Club
Perfectly positioned in between two of Cabo’s most luxurious five-star resorts, One & Only Palmilla and Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort, El Dorado Golf & Beach Club spans 520 acres. Developed by Discovery Land Company, the exclusive community features 76 custom homesites ranging from one-third to more than one acre in size, along with up to 162 oceanfront and ocean-view bungalow-style casitas and villas. Casitas are offered in two-, four- and six-bedroom options, and villas are offered in three-, four- and five-bedroom options with both styles ranging in size from 2,500 to 7,200 square feet.
El Dorado also features a stunning golf course that rolls through desert dunes and mountain landscapes, showcasing expansive ocean views. The 7,322-yard, 18-hole Jack Nicklaus-designed signature course has consistently been ranked among the top world courses and is private to club members only. A world-class spa, over-the-top comfort stations, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a championship-style tennis courts, resort-style pools, a kids club and a private movie theater are also available to residents, while an assortment of dining options and a sprawling community park with four tennis courts, four pickle ball courts, a full-length basketball court, a children’s playground, an event lawn and a comfort station. The community also features a quaint shopping boutique and mercado offering groceries, a smoothie bar and ice cream fountain.
El Dorado also offers Outdoor Pursuits, Discovery Land’s signature program that assists members in conquering the scenic outdoors through different activities unique to each community’s location.
Maravilla Los Cabos
Situated on 260 oceanfront acres between the Transpeninsular Highway and the Sea of Cortez, Maravilla Los Cabos stretches from Las Viudas Beach to Santa Maria Bay and has something for everyone. From villas and townhomes to custom homes and homesites, the gated community is decked out in a contemporary coastal style that celebrates the natural beauty of Cabo and embraces easy living with amenities and services for all ages.
Residents can fully immerse themselves in the great outdoors by visiting the 60,000-sq.-ft. Santa Maria Bay Beach Club where refreshing features like a three-level infinity-edged pool with slide, lap pool, hot and cold plunge pools and Jacuzzi await. Afterwards, nosh on good eats at one of two restaurants, kick back at the bar, sprawl out in a cabana, cruise the many miles of desert trails with one of the bicycles from the on-site bike shop or tee up at the soon-to-debut 18-hole Fred Couples Signature Golf Course.
Other amenities include a full-service spa, a fitness center, an outdoor fitness palapa, bluff-top sand dining, a Mercado café and juice bar, an 18-hole putting course, a two-story climbing wall, lawn sports courts, sand volleyball courts, water activities, an outdoor amphitheater and an indoor theater. Kids can keep busy at the activity center that features an indoor-outdoor games area, an arts and crafts center, a television area and a quiet room or at the community park complete with a kid’s playground, a splash pad, a basketball court and a sports field.
Added services include property management, full-service concierge, fitness, health & wellness practitioners, HOA, private chef and event services along with access to all Montage Los Cabos resort amenities through a social membership and the opportunity to join Twin Dolphin Golf Club.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Los Cabos
Set for a 2018 opening, the new Four Seasons Resort and Residences Los Cabos will be located in the 1,000-acre private beachfront resort community of Costa Palmas and will not only feature 145 guestrooms, but also whole-ownership opportunities ranging from oceanfront to marina- and golf-view residences. Adding to the choices, prospective buyers will also have the option to choose from a collection of custom, single-family oceanfront Four Seasons Private Residence Villas.
The residences will mirror the resort’s low-density layout, blending in with the surrounding Cabo environment. Amenities include shaded outdoor living spaces, built-in day beds, fireplaces, outdoor showers and contemporary furnishings. Views of the Sea of Cortez and the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains will be in full view and the grounds of the resort will be connected to the deep-water marina of the Costa Palmas community that will also feature a marina village, outfitted with boutique shops, dining options and locally curated music and art. Homeowners will also be able to take full advantage of the resort’s amenities including multiple pools, five dining venues, a full-service spa and fitness facilities.
Located in the East Cape, the residences provide one of the best locations for those looking to enjoy a life outdoors. Extensive activities will be available, like hiking, biking and horseback riding, and the swimmable beach allows for snorkeling, diving, wind-surfing, kite boarding, sport fishing and more. An 18-hole Robert Trent Jones II-designed golf course and the 250-slip Costa Palmas Marina and Beach &Yacht Club give residents even more adventurous ways to spend the day outdoors.
The Enclaves, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Residence
Situated inside the multi-billion-dollar, master-planned resort community of Puerto Los Cabos in San Jose del Cabo is The Enclaves, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve Residence, a collection of 125 Ritz-Carlton-branded residences that will surround the new 120-room Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel, set to open October 2017. The West Enclave neighborhood—the first phase of the residences—will consist of 27 four- and five-bedroom single-family homes priced from $4.1 million. With contemporary architecture and floor-to-ceiling windows, the homes will include 10,000 square feet of indoor-outdoor living space with luxury amenities like a double kitchen with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, indoor-outdoor stone showers, massage gardens, an entertainment room with en-suite bathroom and more.
Homebuyers will be able to dress up the interiors with choices of cream marble or black granite countertops, Encino Oak wood or Douglas Fir hardwood, and marble and limestone flooring. Outdoors, residents will enjoy 4,000 square feet of living space with a private swimming pool and spa, a covered living and dining area with bar, fireplace and barbecue, and an open-air courtyard with fire feature. Homeowners will also have access to amenities that make living even easier like a dedicated concierge, in-home chef services, housekeeping and priority access to the hotel’s accommodations and amenities.
In addition to the first phase of single-family homes, a second phase will feature 60 condos, located adjacent to the West Enclave neighborhood. The villas and condos will debut after the opening of the hotel in October 2017.
The single-family homes are currently for sale and reservations for the new condos are expected to start Spring 2017.
Diamante Cabo San Lucas
Home to El Cardonal, the championship-style Tiger Woods-designed golf course, Diamante is a mecca for golf-lovers. Alongside Woods’ creation, the award-winning 18-hole The Dunes Course and the Oasis Short Course are also located inside this luxurious community that spans 1,500 acres of coastline and dunes along more than one mile of Pacific coastline. The community is highlighted by its rolling landscape, natural arroyos, expansive views and handcrafted Hacienda-style architecture.
Located six miles from downtown Cabo San Lucas, the master-planned community features an array of residences. The golf villas surround the Dunes Course while the Sunset Hill Estates are located on one of Diamante’s highest elevations. Beach estate home sites along with Dunes Club penthouse suites and casitas (single-family homes) are also available. The community also offers part-time luxury vacation ownership with access to the Dunes Clubhouse and restaurant in addition to its 10-acre crystal lagoon and health and fitness club among other amenities.
Chileno Bay Golf & Beach Club
The community will feature all the best amenities of outdoor living including a beach club, a park, a golf course, a fitness center and more. The beach club will feature a waterfront walkway, pier and terrace along with an array of amenities like multiple dining options ranging from casual to fine, a rooftop bar and tequila and wine room. Three resort-style pools, beach cabanas, full-service spa facilities and a fitness center along with locker rooms and a movie theater will also be available. Extra amenities include valet parking and the Outdoor Pursuits outfitter where members can seek assistance with a variety of exploratory activities and find all types of equipment available for use. The first phase of the beach club was completed last fall and includes dining, three pools, a fitness center, outdoor pursuits outfitter, a sales center, spa cabanas on the beach and valet parking with the rest to follow shortly.
The community also gives members an attractive course to tee up at with the 18-hole championship-caliber golf course designed by Tom Fazio with a practice facility and an expansive short-game area along with a clubhouse and comfort station. For an active day outdoors, the community’s park will feature a kids’ club, a water park and pool, multi-purpose sports field, a basketball court, a sand volleyball court, a bocce court, trailheads, a comfort station, an arts and crafts room and a tennis center. Adjacent to the park will be the club’s organic farm that will provide for the farm-to-table restaurant and mercado. With Chileno Bay’s beach being one of the safest and best swimming beaches in Cabo, it will be impossible to pass up the exciting water activities available to members like deep-sea fishing, boating, snorkeling, scuba diving, stand-up paddleboard, sailing, sea kayaking, and surfing as well as access to both private and charter boats and water taxis.
The first master-planned luxury community to arrive in Los Cabos is Palmilla, located in San Jose del Cabo. More than 900 acres, the community is home to a 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, the Palmilla Tennis Club and the stunning One & Only Palmilla resort. To complement the stellar surroundings, the real estate options are nothing short of extraordinary. Ranging from oceanfront; ocean- and golf-course-views, and mountainside homes, there is a community for everyone.
Palmilla is also home to the gated community of Villas Del Mar that gives homeowners a variety of ownership options. Homes in this community start at $2 million and include access to Club Ninety Six. Among the highest level homes are the mountainside Las Haciendas that boast 5,300-sq.-ft. of interior space and 6,500-sq.-ft. of outdoor space and the homes at La Montana which are located on the highest point of coastal land in between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. These one- and two-story homes are custom designed and feature up to 10,000 square feet. Home sites here range from .68 acres to 1.05 acres.
Espiritu offers 28 acres of community parks, gardens and open space along with mountainside homes in three different floor plans. Ideal for families, the community also features an infinity-edged pool, a spa, a waterslide, a personal fitness facility, an outdoor yoga pavilion and an assortment of dining. For golf-enthusiasts, the community of Oasis Palmilla features 40 homesites located around the 27th hole of the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course with a “Mexican Coastal Ranch” architectural style. Ranging in size from .6 to 1.7 acres, these homes have landscaped courtyards, verandas, barrel-tile roofs and Mexican tile and native stone.
Situated in between the Sea of Cortez and the desert mountains is Querencia, a 1,800-acre residential golf and surf community with top-notch real estate offerings and many golf amenities. Known since 2000 as Cabo’s first private golf club, Querencia is highlighted by the Tom Fazio-designed 18-hole golf course which is currently ranked the No. 1 golf course in Mexico by Golfweek magazine and within the top 100 of the World by Golf Digest. The 320-acre golf masterpiece boasts a 12-acre practice facility, putting green and expansive short game area.
The community also has a wide variety of additional resort-style amenities like a 58,000-sq.-ft. Club Village that features multiple dining venues, an extensive wine cellar, an infinity-edged pool and Jacuzzi, a lap pool and waterfall, a spa and wellness services, a fitness center with a yoga pavilion, a separate Kids’ and Teens’ Clubs plus full concierge services.
Current and future plans for the development include a second golf course designed by Gil Hanse and a Beach Club located inside a secluded natural cove that will feature a casual outdoor bar and dining area, two recreational pool, hot tubs, fire pits and private beach cabanas. The community will also offer new ocean-front and ocean-view residential offerings that will include lots, villas and custom homes as well as condominiums.