Holiday Season 2017: Christmas & New Year’s in Los Cabos

Another holiday season has come and gone, but this year was truly one for the books at the Resort at Pedregal. Starting on December 24—La Noche Buena—and ending on New Year’s Day, we curated a program of exciting and memorable holiday experiences for our guests. From morning to night, each day spent at our Los Cabos resort during the holidays was jam packed with fun events for guests of all ages. Some of the week’s livelier celebrations included everything from cocktail receptions in our lobby, to BBQ and Tiki lounge themed parties by the beach, as well as Mexican fiestas
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Stories of Pedregal: Mexican Christmas Tree Collection

Decorating the Christmas tree is one of the most enjoyable traditions associated with the winter holidays. Although the Christmas tree is typically decorated in red and white, the coloring can vary greatly depending on taste and traditions. Each color and each decoration is thought to have a special significance, and lots of people choose their ornaments based on the legends out there. This holiday season in Mexico brought with it a unique take on Christmas tree decorations at The Resort at Pedregal.  This year we are celebrating Mexican Traditions. Our Christmas Trees, also known as “Torotes” are decorated with a Collection of
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Dia de Muertos at The Resort at Pedregal

The Resort at Pedregal is more than an ultimate escape to Cabo San Lucas – it’s also steeped in tradition. And while many understand Dia de Muertos to be Mexico’s version of Halloween, there’s more to the storied day than most travelers know. A combination of an ancient Aztec harvest celebration and the Catholic influence of Spanish explorers, Dia de Muertos is a day to remember and celebrate the spirits of those who have departed. Assured that the dead would be insulted by mourning or sadness, Día de los Muertos celebrates the lives of the deceased with food, drinks, parties,
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How to Make a Gingerbread House: The Resort at Pedregal-Style

Making gingerbread houses is one of our favorite Christmas traditions. According to certain researchers, the first gingerbread houses were the result of the well-known Grimm’s fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel” in which the two children abandoned in the forest found an edible house made of bread with sugar decorations. For many families, the tradition of decorating a gingerbread house is an annual holiday event. Here we will show you how we make our very special gingerbread houses, The Resort at Pedregal-Style.   INGREDIENTS QUANTITIES Honey 1050g (37 oz) Granulated Sugar 650g (23 oz) All Purpose 2000g (70.5 oz) Baking Soda 20g (0.70 oz) Baking Powder 20g (0.70 oz) Water
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Mole Enchiladas Recipe: The Resort at Pedregal-Style

Mexicans celebrate their country’s Independence Day with fireworks, parties (fiestas), food (of course), dance and music on September 16th. Flags, flowers, and decorations in the colors of the Mexican flag – red, white and green – are seen in public areas in cities and towns in Mexico. Whistles and horns are blown and confetti is thrown to celebrate this festive occasion. “Viva Mexico” is shouted amidst the crowds on this day. In Mexico, rich mole poblano is a celebratory dish, often made for special occasions. Learn how to cook traditional Mexican mole enchiladas. Mole is a term covering many different sauces in Mexico,
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Happy Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5th. Where we commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.   Although it’s a Mexican holiday, more Americans celebrate the 5th of May than Mexicans. This is because the Battle of Puebla occurred while America was embroiled in the civil war: Mexicans living in the United States found strength in celebrating the victory against the French in their native country. These celebrations eventually became a huge part of American culture, with the largest celebrations occurring in Los Angeles. And to celebrate,
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Happy Easter at The Resort at Pedregal

Nothing says spring like colorful Easter celebrations, and this year, the Easter Bunny brought along an egg-citing list of activities to The Resort at Pedregal. We celebrated Easter at The Resort at Pedregal with special guests and many activities for kids. Our Cabo San Lucas resort is the perfect place for a family vacation, and we geared many events towards children and their families. The little ones enjoyed various Easter activities including egg hunting, piñata breaking, bunny petting, and more. At 11 am on Easter Sunday, the Easter Bunny greeted guests in the lobby and walked with kids to the Beach
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Romance Week 2017 at The Resort at Pedregal

Intimate Epicurean Events & Specialty Cooking Classes. Here is a little bit of what happened at The Resort at Pedregal during our Special Culinary Event: Romance Week. Featuring specialty menus curated by guest chefs, cocktails crafted by master mixologists, and romantic cooking classes and culinary events. Special five-day food and drink experience, designed to delight the senses and rekindle the romance. Under the direction of Executive Chef Gustavo Pinet and guest Sonya Cote, this enticing culinary experience showcased how to prepare classic ceviche recipes derived from a variety of Mexican coastal cities. Along with our internationally-recognized chef and mixologists invited
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Stories of Pedregal: Christmas Tree Decorations at The Resort

The 2016 holiday season in Mexico brought with it a unique take on Christmas tree decorations at The Resort at Pedregal. With the resort grounds immaculately groomed with palm trees, lush lawns, and distinctive torote trees year-round, Christmas in Cabo San Lucas lends an exciting opportunity to showcase this shrubbery in a festive way. This year at The Resort at Pedregal, our torote trees were decked for Christmas in decorations inspired by the children of Mexico. The dazzling light and décor displays evoked the emotion of Christmas morning and the whimsy of youth, against the classic landscape of the Pedregal
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Spooky Blood Orange Margarita at The Resort at Pedregal

Happy Halloween Hour: Blood Orange Margarita Recipe

Enjoy a frighteningly good cocktail, courtesy of the staff at The Resort Pedregal, just in time for happy Halloween sipping. This simple cocktail will have your guests spooked. 2 Oz. Tequila Reposado 3/4 Oz. Grand Marnier 1 Oz. Fresh Lime Juice 1/4 Oz. Fresh Blood Orange Juice 1 Oz. Homemade Citrus Syrup Top with Hibiscus Salt   Visit Our Website