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Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort and Spa

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Customer Rating 77 Reviews
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4.5
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4.3
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4.2
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4.5 out of 5
"Service was outstanding. Can't wait to go back. I will not agree to do the sales pitch meeting next time though." – CaboJimmy
75 out of 86 (87%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Sailing in Sea of Cortez Breathless When it rained, we felt trapped as this was all that we could see. Room View When there was no rain, we did not feel trapped! We went exploring at the hotel buildingS and saw this great view. Beautiful friendships made thru Cheap Caribbean Back of hotel from beach Fun in the sun! Party Pool Amazing view from Breathless in Cabo San Lucas Quieter pool Birthday Goodness!! My standard balcony view Larger main pool

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February 29, 2016
Breathless takes your breath away!

I highly recommend staying here. It just opened up two months ago. The service was great, food was delicious with beautiful presentation. At breathless, it's all inclusive luxury and that's what you get! The rooms are very comfortable even though you don't spend much time in them! The spa was top notch and perfect for relaxation. Lots of fun things to do at the resort throughout the day and evening. I was impressed with the entertainment at night. There are two pools to choose from (one more upbeat with a great dj all day if you want more of a party atmosphere, and the other is more low key). The view is amazing... You have the marina on one side which is steps aways to walk around, and the beach is on the other side so you have easy access to that as well. It's located in a great area where there's tons of activities to do if you want. I don't have any complaints about this place and would definetly go back!


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Overall Rating: 5
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From: Denver, CO
Age: 25-34

May 19, 2016
Spoiled with luxury!

We brought six people to Breathless. Our 33 yr son and girlfriend. Our 22 yr daughter and her friend. My husband and I are in our 60's. We all had an amazing 6 days at the resort. First, we loved the location with Marina on one side and beach on the other and the ease to shops and town. We all used the paddle boards and kayaks which were free of charge! Another benefit! A few mornings we had early excursions and used the room service for breakfast with no extra charges. We loved the fact the employees all spoke some degree of English--so communication was easy! {We've been to resorts where communication was impossible.} The food was good. None of us were crazy about the desserts which was good because we ate to much main meal. We loved David who waited tables during am. and lunch buffets. Adrian at Spumante had the best sense of humor as did all waiters at Spumante. The only things that we did no like were; 1. When we first arrived we were exhausted from long travel. They immed. bring you to another lounge and try to sell time shares and warn not to buy excursions anywhere--but from them. We shut that conversation right down. We had spent a lot on this vacation--and didn't want to be hassled, no less wanted to get to our rooms and freshen up. To which we were told at 2;30--our rooms were not ready. Everyone we spoke to was annoyed with this practice. Wait a few days. Let your customers get familiar with the resort and what it offers. It makes no sense at all to bombard tired travelers. I wanted to leave the minute this woman sat us down. I expected solicitation on the sidewalks-- This practice cheapens your resort. 2. The resort has no way of identifying it's clientele. They do not stamp your hand or give you ID bracelets. We all liked this at first--then were asked our room no.'s about 50 times a day--going to buffets out on sidewalk, walking back from town entering resort,, out on beach,--again and again-and again. The same person often within minutes asked us 4 times. We should have written it on our T-shirts! Don't know the answer to the problem--but it gets annoying the 100th time in the day. 3. Breathless is building a cruise ship port dock to empty cruise ship guests by the hundreds at the resort. The cruise ships park in bay right outside the resort almost every morning. I can see this resort sell beach "day passes"--etc. They already sell day passes to cruise ship passengers to beach and restaurants for $110.00 a day { we met a cruise ship guest that had day pass to Breathless}.I know their there to make money--but I doubt we'll return when this dock opens. If we wanted the ambiance of a cattle drive on an over packed cruise ship---we'd take a cruise.


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Overall Rating: 5
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From: tampa fl
Age: 55-64
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

March 23, 2016
Can't wait to go back!

This was an awesome vacation. The staff is friendly & courteous...especially Cruz the waiter. He never allows your drink to go empty & goes out of his way to fulfill special requests. We also enjoyed the variety of eateries onsite.


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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From: Texas
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 21, 2017
Above and beyond expectations

Both the beach and marina infinity pools were great. Even the first floor rooms were great as they are really 3 stories up. I think the best views are on this floor. Don't let them talk you into the Exhale club just not worth it. Don't let them sucker you into a time share, which they call a vacation club, your vacation time is too valuable to waste on this. You can research later. Best location in Cabo. Marina is right there and so is the town. Cabo is very clean and very safe. Walking in the morning is best as you will not get pestered by merchants. Food was some of the best I have ever eaten at any all inclusive Even better than most restaurants in the states. Techno music was not too bad. As it got cranked up later in the day we just headed down to the Marina pool and bar. Entertainment staff were all nice, but not one of the better groups we had come across. They did not engage people. They tended to just dance amongst themselves, not sure what that was all about. Resort went above and beyond. Leaving for a walk, you are offered a water. At the restaurant the chef would bring out a special appetizer that he prepared. Pool staff would bring you guacamole without you having to ask. In the afternoon they had a parade of drinks that they would just bring out and share with everyone. The lunch buffet has no "junk:" on it. Steak, shrimp, chicken ... you name it. Delicious! Would definitely return to this resort. We did the Deal of Fortune and saved a ton and were very glad to get breathless.


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Overall Rating: 5
Value
 
5.0
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5.0
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From: Rochester Michigan
Age: 55-64
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 26, 2016
Lots of room for improvement...

We love coming to Cabo and used Wheel of Fortune in the past to choose a hotel, since it guarantees 5 star, adults only and all inclusive. Last time we stayed in a sister hotel - The Secrets and that was truly extraordinary experience! Unfortunately, Breathless did not get even close to our expectations and certainly has a way to go before claiming to be a 5 star resort. It is modernistic in architecture, however feels so out of place : cold, industrial , mute, with bare grounds. Especially lobby is unattractive ; dark with low ceilings, stark white, hospital like hallways in the buildings, with stripes of narrow windows, which are utterly odd, since block the ocean view! And then the music.... Blasting non stop, different kind on each floor , overlayering into cacophony and rather maddening. Have you seen a movie " Flying over the Cuckoo's nest"? - that is the feeling. We ( I stayed with my daughter) slept with headphones in for the first couple of nights. Don't stay in the wing facing marina: while views are lovely - you wake up to gasoline fumes from the boats in the marina. As for food: breakfast buffet has rather limited choices and the same every day, tapas restaurant is OK, we had one ( 1). hence, memorable dinner at the seafood restaurant : excellent presentation, delicious! Next evening we waited for our dishes for 40 min. left to another one only to wait longer, we ended ordering it into our room, arrived 40 minutes later. Room service is limited to a bar menu. Hotel is clean, staff is helpful and friendly, beautiful beach! However, 5 star hotel - I'd say not...


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Overall Rating: 3
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2.0
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2.0
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From: Seattle
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

August 18, 2016
MARINA MARVELS

TRAVELS WITH ADULT FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO CABO SAN LUCAS GETS OUR VOTE! LOOKING FOR A CHANGE OF PACE, THIS PLACE WILL NOT DISAPPOINT, BREATHLESS CABO SAN LUCAS RESORT & SPA. THE AMENITIES THAT WE PARTICIPATED IN WERE POOLS AND BEACH, RESTAURANTS, ROOM SERVICE AND RESORT ACTIVITIES. OUR FAVORITE VIEW FROM OUR BALCONY WAS THE MARINA, THE DAILY HUSTLE-BUSTLE OF BOATS, YACHTS AND TAXIS. BUT WE CANT LEAVE OUT OUR ENJOYMENT OF THE FRIENDLY RESIDENT SEALS. NO COMPLAINTS FROM THIS GROUP, FUN WAS HAD BY ALL!


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Overall Rating: 5
Value
 
5.0
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5.0
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4.0
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5.0
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From: Texas
Age: 45-54

September 9, 2016
Wonderful Place

We arrived on the eve of a hurricane. The mgmt did an awesome job the next day ensuring we had food/entertainment with limited power. A lot of people just didn't realize the damage it did to the town but the staff kept everybody upbeat. It also put the beach area in bad shape but again, the staff were working hard including the GM (Rene) sweeping the sand out. Overall., the resort is located in a fantastic spot with easy access to the 'party district'. Only negative we had was our room was on the marina side and the fishermen and seals/sea lions will wake you up in the morning with their hollering but it can be tolerated. I loved it. I couldn't help but TIP people because they work hard to provide great service and gratuities was included. I will definitely come back here. Our kids are grown and we. Ever had to worry bout kids running around coz it was adults only.


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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From: Albuquerque, NM
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

January 12, 2017
Breathless - Not as expected

I have stayed at other properties owned by company. This property is definitely not the same quality experienced at Secrets or Dreams. The property is one year old (I was told) and it appeared to be much older looking. My shower never drained properly until notifying staff of issue. Floors in room could use a good scrubbing. The staff is inexperienced and not very knowledgeable on events, dining, etc. The restaurants (while okay) were few and I believe this due to location. Location in Marina, near downtown Cabo gives property no incentive to provide great food as a patron will eat elsewhere. As an all inclusive property you should have great restaurants. This should include wine and alcohol. I could only get Chilean or Argentina wine by glass. US or French wine would have cost over $100 for a bottle. Premium scotch is not Chivas Regal (blended) you should have some single malt scotches. The value paid for air and all inclusive hotel was good but I had higher expectations of the property as I was comparing it to its other properties.


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Overall Rating: 3
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2.0
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From: Las Vegas, NV
Age: 55-64
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

May 25, 2016
Awesome Adults only resort

Great experience for adults only resort in Cabo San Lucas. Conviently located to excursions and downtown nightclubs. Amazing hospitality to surpassed all expectations. The resort ran like a well oiled machine. I'm recommending to all my family/friends and would go again in a heartbeat.


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Overall Rating: 5
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From: Los Angeles, CA
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

September 7, 2016
Good, but won't go back to this resort

Breathless, as they say, definitely tries to come across as a "party" resort. While we didn't mind, we definitely were not going to Cabo to party. With that said, we tried to get to the large pool upstairs early before the loud music started, which was usually way earlier than we wanted - around 10:00-10:30am. The infinity pools are very nice, though small. The beach space seems like it could be expanded as it is also very small. The service was good, but we felt like in order to get great service, we were obligated to tip. With Sandals, there is a no tipping policy and that is what we are used to. We hate feeling obligated to tip on an all-inclusive trip. Sure, tips are occasionally warranted and we could recognize great service when we saw it, but the expectation we felt to constantly tip the staff was annoying. We also felt like we were restricted from going places and doing things throughout the resort. For instance, we simply wanted to check out the top deck and take a photo. The man told me it was for "exhale members only" and I wasn't allowed up there. When I said I just wanted to take a photo of the beach, he seemed annoyed and reiterated that it was for "paying customers." Even though not a single person was up there at the time. We wanted to sit out by the large pool one night and just look out at the ocean. Here again, we felt like we were in the way as a staff member was trying to straighten up all of the umbrellas around us. It was like 10:00pm. It just wasn't the atmosphere we were hoping for. The relaxed, do whatever you want, feel completely comfortable, type atmosphere we're used to at Sandals resorts. The best part was definitely the food. The food was incredible! The room was also very nice. While we won't go back to this specific resort, we'd definitely buy a deal like it again and go somewhere else in Cabo. Cabo is beautiful!


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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
4.0
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3.0
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From: Denver
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year