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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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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How to Make Guacamole: The Resort at Pedregal-Style

Guacamole is a guest-favorite at The Resort at Pedregal. We serve it to all guests daily at 4:00 PM, along with chips, salsa, and Coronitas, but that doesn’t stop our guests from also enjoying it at breakfast, by the pool, or any time of day. So forget about pre-made guacamole from the grocery store. We’ll teach you how to make guacamole at home – a little something for you to remember your stay at The Resort at Pedregal by. Recipe for Guacamole: 6 avocados 1 tomato ½ white or red onion 1 bunch cilantro 1 Tbsp. olive oil (optional) The
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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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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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Mexican Folk Healing at Luna y Mar Spa

Luna y Mar Spa is The Resort at Pedregal’s signature spa experience, offering a variety of treatments that draw from the ancient traditions and culture of the region. These traditions have been handed down from generation to generation throughout the community and are now available for our resort guests. One such tradition is the presence of a “curandero,” or a spa guardian. These wise healers will guide you to bliss and optimum health with rituals like foot cleansing, allowing you to escape and unwind while reaching rejuvenation throughout the process. Consider having a consultation with curanderismo for this truly unique
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Stories of Pedregal: Christmas Trees of Mexico

We’re surrounded by beauty and tradition year round in Cabo San Lucas, but at no time is this more true than near the turn of the year. Christmas in Mexico brings pure magic, with each state carrying its own rich traditions, customs and culture into the holiday season.   Here at The Resort at Pedregal, the nation’s diverse ways of honoring Christmas all find a particularly beautiful home. Explore the significance of Christmas trees from three different Mexican states, and discover why each is so magnificently unique at our resort in Cabo San Lucas.   The Meaning of The Christmas
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The Holidays in Los Cabos

Dining, Drinking, and Much More The holidays are fast approaching, and the Resort at Pedregal is preparing for a whirlwind week of special events and celebrations. During Thanksgiving and from December 24th through New Year’s, we’ll combine our Mexican heritage with the spirit of the season to create a collection of memorable holiday experiences. The Resort at Pedregal will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at our signature restaurant Don Manuel’s from 6-10pm. Open to in-house and outside guests, the feast will be served family style with our favorite holiday dishes. In-residence catering is also available for residential owners or
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Winter Holidays 2015: Christmas and New Year’s Events in Los Cabos

If you’re already looking forward to your next getaway now that summer’s over, you’re not alone! At the Resort at Pedregal, preparations are well underway for a sure-to-be magical 2015 winter holiday season. Combining our Mexican heritage with the spirit of the season, we’re looking forward to a collection of December events, ranging from romantic to family-friendly. At the Resort at Pedregal, everyone can participate! Christmas Eve in Mexico is observed as La Nochebuena, a festive evening marking the end of nine days of pre-Christmas celebrations called Las Posadas. Literally translated to English as “a good night,” La Nochebuena will
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