Opening the Windows to Paradise
Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort was not just built, it was created...to evoke emotion, to stimulate and satisfy the senses. It rose from a well-thought-out concept: incorporate and enhance the stunning natural environment, be unique to the upscale yet relaxed destination of Los Cabos, and encompass every pleasure, service, comfort and stimuli – to open up "windows to paradise" (which is the meaning of the resort’s name) for each and every guest. The spectacular views from every suite and from virtually anywhere on the property, the emphasis on the natural element of water, unsurpassed quality symbolized by extensive hand craftsmanship, a relaxed idyllic ambiance and every world-class service and amenity coupled with the ultimate in personal attention – these are the essential currents that flow through Las Ventanas. In bringing this level of international resort experience to Los Cabos for the first time, Las Ventanas – by setting new standards and attracting the most sophisticated travelers – was the catalyst for Los Cabos’ evolution into Mexico’s most upscale destination.
The Las Ventanas al Paraíso experience begins the moment you arrive at the resort. As you enter, the "windows to paradise" immediately open up before you: a panorama – looking across the resort to the azure sea – of a flower-filled oasis in sand and earth colors, of white beach and the verdant green of the 15th hole of the Robert Trent Jones II golf course.
Instead of a check-in desk and computer, you are personally received, served a Margarita or other preferred beverage, and personally shown to your suite. On the short walk to your suite, deep-blue waters flow before your eyes – with the meandering waterways that begin in the open lobby area and spill through a series of ponds and a serpentine network of swimming pools, their infinity-edge designs creating images of an endless horizon.
Passing through an exquisite, hand-carved cedar door, you step into not just a suite but a spacious and sensual living space, and the largest standard guest rooms in Mexico. From virtually anywhere in your suite, visions open up of the ocean, the coastline and/or the golf course. The decor is all beautifully handcrafted, with raised bed platforms with oversized throw pillows, floors of stone and inlaid-pebble work, and unique windows that appear to be mother-of-pearl yet are opaque and transparent at the same time. A spacious dressing area with a hand-painted sink leads into a large bathroom with separate toilet room, a walk-in marble shower, and a second hand-painted sink area.
The interior and exterior of every suite flow together, separated only by sliding glass doors that completely open up the room to a private terrace. And on your terrace, which has latilla shading for filtered sunlight, are a combination splash-pool and jacuzzi, a luxurious sitting area for relaxing or dining around a hand-tiled table, and lush plants. All suites have a wood-burning, terracotta fireplace and a telescope. In addition, upstairs suites have a private rooftop terrace where you can sunbathe, take in expansive panoramas, savor romantic meals, or enjoy the perfect nights gazing at the infinite stars.
Each day at Las Ventanas is filled with a choice of pleasures. At the internationally acclaimed Spa, with separate facilities for men and women, indulge yourself with holistic body and beauty treatments, massages, steam baths and saunas. At the luxurious state-of-the-art Fitness Center, do your favorite exercise routines using the latest equipment and accessories. Play the challenging and exciting Robert Trent Jones II 18-hole course, that wraps around Las Ventanas and twists and climbs up the hilly desert landscape studded with saguaro and flowering acacia. AT the Infinity Pool, lounge under market umbrellas sipping drinks, listening to music on pre-loaded iPods and enjoying refreshing Evian spritzes provided by the Pool Butlers. Swim the maze of pools, stopping at the swim-up bar, sitting on an in-water stool. Charter a yacht for excursions to local snorkeling spots or to islands up the Sea of Cortez. And of course, the concierge will arrange anything you want to do around Los Cabos, from sport fishing and scuba diving to horseback riding.
At the Sea Grill at the ocean's edge, where wood-burning grills and clay ovens are employed to prepare he freshest fish, shellfish and meats, you’ll feel like you’re at a special barbecue planned for your pleasure. At The Restaurant, dine al fresco on the patio or indoors on the unique, signature Baja-Mediterranean Cuisine. In the 2,400-bottle La Cava wine cellar, enjoy specialty dinners and vintages. Sip the latest martinis and specialty drinks in the Lounge under a huge palapa.
Las Ventanas is a feast for your senses, garnished by many special touches. When you walk around the hotel at night, candles and open-flame torches illuminate your way – and create reflections that dance on the waves. Rather than barriers of concrete or intrusive materials, there are “living walls” of vines and flowers. The sounds of the breaking waves fill your ears. The network of underground service tunnels crisscrossing the resort enable fast service and shield guests from the obtrusive.
Everything has been planned and designed to see, feel, taste and experience the best Los Cabos has to offer. There is always another pleasure, emotion or sensual stimuli to experience, from sipping a margarita on an in-water stool at the swim-up bar to a purifying desert wrap treatment, from fresh catch grilled in front of you to gazing up at a starry night through your personal telescope. The "windows to paradise" open wide at Los Cabos’ finest, and only Five-Diamond, resort.