The Grand Velas Los Cabos resort has been named a Five-Star Hotel on the 2023 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list, making it the first and only all-inclusive in Mexico to earn this rating.

“It is an honor to be recognized by Forbes Travel Guide,” says Juan Vela Ruíz, vice president of Velas Resorts, which owns and operates properties throughout Mexico. “This recognition signifies our ongoing commitment to elevating the guest experience and exceeding the highest standards of excellence.”

Recognition from Forbes Travel Guide and industry awards alike affirm Velas Resorts’ legacy of exceptional guest service and world-class amenities to meet the needs of today’s luxury traveler.

Located on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, Grand Velas Los Cabos offers all-inclusive amenities and facilities with dramatic ocean views and unique spaces infusing every area of the resort. All 307 ocean-view suites are over 1,180 square feet, with private terraces and some personal plunge pools; duplex wellness suites have designated wellness amenities and in-suite juice bars.

The resort also features five gourmet restaurants with an extensive beverage program and wine-based features inspired by the proximity to the region producing Mexico’s fine wines. The property also includes the award-winning SE Spa with 16 treatment rooms and hydrotherapy facility, as well as three pools and pool and beach concierges.

Rounding out the list of amenities and services are a Technogym Fitness Center with personal trainers, exercise programs, yoga, Pilates and meditation; recreational activities program; separate teens’ and kids’ club facilities and activities program; 24-hour personalized butler concierge service; and 24-hour in-suite

The only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, Forbes Travel Guide’s annual list has been revered as a global authority on travel since its launch in 1958. The winning properties, restaurants and spas are showcased on Forbes Travel Guide. Highly trained anonymous inspectors visit every property to evaluate on up to 900 objective criteria for the Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards. Both services and facilities are reviewed while there is an emphasis on service and experience.

Rates start at $826 per person per night in double occupancy at Grand Velas Los Cabos. Rates include luxury suite accommodations, gourmet meals, premium branded beverages, 24-hour in-suite service, nightly entertainment, taxes, gratuity, and more.

Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, and Los Cabos have earned 56 AAA Diamonds, including the prestigious Five Diamond Award.