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MONTAGE Los Cabos, Mexico WO RDS BY KEVIN MARR

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he glossy black Escalade hummed across the snaking desert highway towards the Sea of Cortez until the endless green blur of surrounding shrub and cacti gave way to the booming majestic blue of the coast. Inside the Cadillac, tinted windows shielded the leather interior from the 94-degree mid-day sun, while moist lemon-scented towelettes and chilled water made a day of travel from Denver to Los Cabos, passing through customs, and our embarrassingly broken Spanish a distant memory. As we headed south towards Cabo San Lucas, a renewed energy was brewing in restless anticipation of experiencing the newest Montage seaside paradise south of the border. Having already been pampered Montage-style over the years by its Laguna

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Beach, Beverly Hills and Deer Valley resorts, Montage Los Cabos had been a long-awaited daydream after the rumors swirled that the company was launching a new masterpiece in Cabo. The coastal drive down Federal Highway 1 is always an entertaining tour of which hotels are moving in, who bought what, and there’s George Clooney’s old neighborhood or Sammy Hagar’s home. This time around, fittingly appropriate coming from Denver, there was talk of Peyton Manning’s favorite spot to escape. As we enter the gates, we immediately notice the cactus-lined drive that serves as a prelude to a desert-themed landscape. With the resort now in view, earth tones, wood and stone greet us in a stunningly modern lobby appropriately dressed with floor-toceiling glass.

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