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HACIENDA DEL MAR, CABO SAN LUCAS, REVISIT

Overheard at the family pool: “Dad, did you forget about the holding-your-breath-underwater-contest?” Overheard at the main pool: “Awesome on the upgrade! When you’re away from your kids and husband, the last thing you wanna do is share a bed! No offense, Linds.” Seen reading: “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi We actually visited this property back …

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ME, BY MELIA, CABO SAN LUCAS MEXICO

Overheard: Lot of Spanish. Also, “While you’re up can you order me a mojito?” Seen reading: Elle Magazine, “Leaving Time,” by Jodi Picoult ME by Melia, Cabo, is on the same strip of beach in Cabo San Lucas as a number of other properties we’ve covered like this one and this …

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VILLA DEL ARCO, CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Overheard: “Do you think the resort can get us a babysitter with this short of notice?” Seen Reading: In-Style Magazine, “The Nightingale”, Kristin Hannah Peter Pan is alive and well and living out his days in Cabo. At Villa del Acro the pirate ship bar is IN the pool and we don’t …

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PUEBLO BONITO, ROSÉ, CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

Overheard: “We did the sunset cruise yesterday. Tomorrow we’re snorkeling. What have you guys done so far?” Seen reading: People magazine, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins. At Pueblo Bonito Rosé, in Cabo, there’s a big pool that’s really a series of interconnected pools. It’s definitely an all-ages, …

BARCELÓ HUATULCO, WATER PARK

HOTEL BARCELÓ, HUATULCO, MEXCIO

We recently covered two hotel pools in Huatulco here and here. Hotel Barceló is right on the the beautiful Huatulco beach, next to Dreams. It calls itself a 5-star property and while it seemed a little less upscale than Dreams, it does have it’s own water park, with slides, fountains …

Quinta Real, Huatulco

QUINTA REAL, HUATULCO, MEXICO

We recently covered the pools at Dreams, Huatulco. While in the area, we were lucky enough to check out other pools too. While Dreams and it’s sister property Secrets (for adults-only)  are pretty much the nicest large-scale resorts in the area, Quinta Real provides an even more upscale, less-resort-like experience. …