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welcome gift, making for a spectacular nosh on the balcony overlooking the multi-level pools and Sea of Cortez.

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FLIGHT TIME 3 hours, 5 minutes

One of our favorite parts of a trip like this is heading out to critique the pool situation, locate the bar and breathe in the view that makes a destination so magical. In the case of Montage Los Cabos, it’s a long gaze out across Santa Maria Bay which, for all intents and purposes, is front and center serving as the resort’s personal beachfront. Dining at Marea for a late lunch paired with the view of the water was absolutely sublime. The pastor tacos with guajillo pepper marinated pork loin, pineapple Spanish onions and cilantro is a meal that we still remember. Chef Victor Valencia’s Marea menu covered plenty of dishes, making for difficult decisions. It’s Cabo, so the fish is plentiful and beyond fresh. The Baja Bouillabaisse, which goes great with beer like Pacifico, features fish, shrimp, shellfish, fennel, potato confit, spicy tomato saffron broth and grilled ciabatta bread. Guerrero Negro oysters, charred avocado and lobster, yellow fin tuna, and sea bass ceviche are other can’tmiss dishes. Brick oven pizzas are also at your beck and call, while Marea also has menu items by nutritionist and celebrity coach Kelly Le Veque, offering seasonal options for guests to stay onplan while traveling like butter lettuce-wrapped shrimp tacos and Greek Chicken Salad. For dinner, Marea brings out the heavyweights for an evening to remember, including Wagyu rib eye, strip loin and skirt steak; lobster risotto, cavatelli and a 15-ounce lobster tail. Our double smoked pork chop paired with a few glasses of pinot noir and capped off with the tres leche cake was well worth every calorie.

A welcoming Antonio is there upon our arrival with an engaging “Welcome Home,” while bearing the ultimate gift – a heavenly blend of hibiscus water and mezcal with lime juice, basil and rimmed with a to-die-for Tajin powder. On the walk to our room, we’re reminded immediately of Montage’s commitment to unmatched customer service and hospitality. Every staff member within eye sight stops, smiles and delivers the most sincere and warmest of receptions that the “Welcome Home” mentality really starts to sink in. The room transcends its Mexican roots with a very contemporary style coupled with custom-made tile throughout the entire floorplan, including the en suite bathroom and outdoor shower. The mango purée in a coconut shell was a delicious in-room

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