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Barcelo Grand Faro Los Cabos

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Our Opinion
Beautiful hotel with excellent food, numerous restaurants,�kids club, and a night club and sushi bar overlooking�the ocean from high above in their lookout tower. The beach is not swimmable but they�have a seawater infinity pool and hammocks to relax in.

Overview
Barcelo Grand Faro is a beachfront property located on the Gulf of California, offering a picture perfect romantic setting. This spectacular Luxury All Inclusive resort boasts a nightclub located at the top of the Lighthouse Bar that provides impressive views of the ocean and a Sushi bar on the below level. Enjoyment and fun for all!

Location: 15 min walk into the town of San Jose del Cabo, 45 min drive to Cabo San Lucas, 20 min drive from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Dan L : Missouri
Cancun----Never Again

So much to love about Barceló. We booked this trip with Apple Vacations and could not be happier. From the moment we checked in with the Premium desk, it was first class all the way. We were given a full understanding of what we can expect with our package, and except for the turn down service, (which was not needed) it was all delivered. Great room 1619, super clean with a very comfortable bed, and quiet. Full stocked frig with beer, soda, water and snacks refilled everyday. The view from our room had to be one of the best on the entire property. Quick elevators really made the time to and from the room easy. The food was better than any other all inclusive that I have been to before in either Cancun of the DR. We ate in all of the restaurants except for one serving sushi, (prefer my food to be cooked). All were either very good or excellent. We made our reservations for 6:30 and were seated as soon as we walked in. We did eat at the Buffet one night and were impressed with the selection of different foods, all hot and tasty. We did room service on our last day before heading to airport and could not believe how good the sandwiches were. The main pool is were we spent most of our time and never had an issue finding a place to sit. The resort is not too big that you feel lost, and is easy to navigate to the beach whenever you want. The beach was very rough so there was no swimming but the walks were always great.Don't miss cocktails in the sky bar for sunsets!I am saving the best part for the end, the service. I can not begin to tell you have how hard the staff here works to make sure you are happy. Always smiling and saying good morning or hope you have a nice day with us. They work so hard that giving tips never seemed to be enough. We met so many great servers, Roberto, Jorge, Luis, Miguel and so many others that made me wish they could train servers back in the U.S. what customer service should look like.Again thank you for making our 5 days so enjoyable, and we will now be making the Barceló our new Mexican place to go.

  • Debbigurney : Sumner, Washington
First visit to San Jose with this group of friends ‼️

Enjoyed the entire hang-loose vacation..excellent service including fun, sun, drinks, pool time, entertainment and activities 😎👍‼️ Even the spa was a delight ❣️ Will duplicate this vacation for sure !

  • Sara K :
Great deal

This resort is small, perfect for people who want to relax and not walk miles. It is in San Jose del Cabo so it is $40 to Cabo San Lucas each way. Plan accordingly. The price was good, food is good and the resort was very clean. I would definitely go back.

  • pilottodd :
Barcelo to the rescue

When the beginning of our anniversary vacation turned into a nightmare somewhere else, we decided to salvage the rest of the trip by checking into the Barcelo Gran Faro for the remainder of our vacation. And we are thankful we did wishing we had more days left. Here are some Pros and Cons and then a novel for you to read with more details. Pros: Fast Checkin and parking for the rental carClean and manicured groundsEVERYONE was friendlyGood assortment of food from buffet style to sit down multi course. It was all deliciousRoom was clean with beautiful ocean viewFive pools (2 hot tubs, 2 big pools, and a beautiful infinity pool on the beach)Quiet in the morning with music and games going on in the afternoon and then quiet again around the pool. Good music playing. Beautiful beach that goes on foreverBeautiful sunrises every morningVenders on the beach for easy shoppingClean towels that can be easily exchanged on the pool. Mixed drinks were good (Miami Vice) and beer was cold served in sturdy plastic cups meant to be reused. Pool Grill had fresh food available Skybar has best view in Cabo. 360 degree view of the beach, ocean, and mountains. Many nice restaurants and shopping outside of resort. Cons:Vendors on the beach (if you aren't in the mood, they may annoy you. Just say no gracias or don't look at them and they won't bother you)The sushi restaurant was miserably hot. We had the first reservations and they just opened so it took awhile but did eventually cool down. Some areas on the grounds need repairBeach chairs are hard plastic Need more palapas in the beach for shadeCan't or shouldn't swim in the ocean due to dangerous currents. I was a life guard for 5 years in California and decided to take a swim in the ocean. If you are not an EXCELLENT swimmer, don't go out there. (There is a lifeguard in case you get stupid and brave)Summary: I gave the Barcelo 4/5 stars. Every thing was Very Good but lacked that extra umph to make it Excellent. I truly believe you get a great product for what you are paying and would definitely stay there again. Be sure to grab a coffee and head down to the beach to watch the sunrise over the Sea of Cortez. You won't regret it, I promise. And for the rest of the day, eat, drink and do what you came down there to do, Relax!

  • Emma C :
awesome!!!

We loved our stay!! Here for a wedding and we have guests of all ages and there is definitely something for everyone. Staff is excellent, breakfast and buffet are delicious, pools hours are perfect. The whole resort is very sanitary and no garbage around, even on the beach. Dany is so accommodating!!

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • A la carte dining
  • Unlimited Domestic beer & select International brand drinks 11am-11pm. House wine w/meals
  • 24 hr room service
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Raquetball
  • Basketball
  • Gym
  • Yoga lessons
  • Dancing & cooking lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment and theme nights
  • 333 rooms
  • 2 International buffet restaurants
  • 3 a la carte restaurant: Mexican, Italian and Japanese 
  • Snack bar
  • 24 hr room service 
  • 4 bars including Swim-up bar and Sports bar
  • 5 pools including 1 salt water infinity pool on the beach, 1 adults only
  • Whirlpool
  • Tennis courts
  • Games room
  • Gym
  • Gift shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Internet access (fee)
  • Full service Spa (fee)
  • Guest parking
  • Golf nearby (fee)
Hotel Rooms include:
  • Air-conditioning
  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Satellite TV
  • Internet access (fee)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Radio/alarm clock
  • In-room safe
  • Iron
  • Bathroom w/shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony or terrace w/partial ocean view
  • Max occupancy 4 persons or 2 adults when sharing with 2 kids
Oceanview Rooms, Plaza Tower Hotel Rooms, and Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms also available 
Kids Deals - 2 Kids 2-5 stay & eat free when sharing a room with 2 adults. Pay special rate on airfare & transfers only.

For the Kids - Kids 4-10 can enjoy the Kids Club and the Junior Club offers fun for kids 11 and older. Babysitting services available ($).

Honeymooners - Receive a bottle of sparkling wine & fruit basket upon arrival. Valid within 60 days of wedding. Request at time of booking. Proof of marriage certificate required.

Wedding Packages - Available, please inquire for further details.

Golf Packages! - Guests receive special discounted rates at the 9-hole Mayan Palace Golf Los Cabos, 18-hole Palmilla Golf Course and the 18-hole Raven Golf Club. Cart included. Transportation not included.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel offers early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Barcelo Grand Faro Los Cabos
    Los Cabos,Mexico

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Barcelo Grand Faro Los Cabos
Blvd. San Jose s/n, Seccion Hotelera 1 Zona Fonatur, San Jose del Cabo 23400 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

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Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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