This oceanfront resort is home to 27 delectably oversized oceanfront suites that flout the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. Each unique suite features sheer glass pocket doors that open out onto palapa-covered patios with siesta beds, chaise lounges, hanging chairs, and roof decks with canopied daybeds. Inside, elevated platform beds are the perfect spot to go whale watching, right from your pillow. Baths have mosaic tile showers or sunken tubs along with handmade toiletries crafted by a local artisan using all natural Baja ingredients.
$385.00 avg/night for 2 people (max capacity 4; add $25 per night per extra guest)
Rancho Suite King
$275.00 avg/night for 2 people (max capacity 2)
Rancho Suite Double Queen
$275.00 avg/night for 2 people (max capacity 4; add $25 per extra guest per night)
Pacific Suite King
$250.00 avg/night for 2 people (max capacity 2)
Standard Room King
$200.00 avg/night for 2 people (max capacity 2)
Standard Room Double Queen
$200.00 avg/night for 2 people (max capacity 4; add $25 per night for each additional guest)
Reviewed: May 18, 2012
We bounced down a dirt road, passing small farms, to reach Rancho Pescadero, a great getaway on the Pacific Ocean with 27 rooms divided amongst a series of red adobe structures. My room was a true standout, with a sliding door that opens to the cool ocean breeze and views of the palm-lined property. During our stay, we could even see Saturn and Venus at night, which would require a massive telescope in L.A. That’s just how clear the air is in Pescadero. The property encourages walks on the beach, or maybe better yet, relaxing by the pool, fire pit, or bar, which has a barrel of house tequila. An above average restaurant draws from on-site gardens and riffs on Mexican classics. Near the field, they even have an inviting open-air kitchen with communal seating for cooking classes and special events. There’s also a spa and a yoga studio, in case you feel like pampering your body. There aren’t many hotels that could keep me on-site for a long weekend, but this would definitely be one of them.
This review was submitted by Joshua Lurie, a writer from Los Angeles. Joshua has participated in the Baja.com Scribes program, a program designed to encourage writers to create original content about Baja California. Baja Scribes may receive food, lodging or payment, but they are encouraged to submit their own opinions on this site, which may not reflect the views or opinions of Baja.com. Joshua’s website documenting his travels can be found here.
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Relaxing at Rancho
Reviewed: April 3, 2012
This is the kind of place I dream about; a raised-platform bed with the draping mosquito-net canopy, the sound of the pounding Pacific and a huge tiled and covered deck that is almost as big as my entire apartment back home.
I fell in love with the damiana lotion that is supplied, along with all the other refillable and 'green' products in the bathroom. In fact, I ended up checking my bag (which I never do) just so I could get a big bottle of that divine lotion home.
I loved the coffee and fruit plate delivery in the morning. What a civilized idea. Piping hot coffee, fresh fruit and no need to get buffed up to get it.
This review was submitted by Colleen Friesen, a freelance travel writer from Vancouver. Colleen has participated in the Baja.com Scribes program, a program designed to encourage writers to create original content about Baja California. Baja Scribes may receive food, lodging or payment, but they are encouraged to submit their own opinions on this site, which may not reflect the views or opinions of Baja.com. Colleen's blog documenting her travels can be found here.
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