May at Esperanza

The Experience

Summer is near and it’s time to play at Esperanza. There’s a chilled margarita calling your name poolside, along with enough Baja-style entertainment to fill your vacation to the brim. Wake up to a glowing Cabo sunrise from your private balcony, enjoy a spa-filled day with the perfect massage melting away all tension, then sink into a delicious sunset dinner surrounded by loved ones at Cocina del Mar. The fun never ends at Esperanza.


Seasonal Fun

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Kids learning how to cook in a cooking class.

May 1 - 7: Fun for the Kids

  • Saturday, May 1: Art class
  • Sunday, May 2 and Friday, May 7: Tie dye shirts workshop
  • Monday, May 3: Culinary adventures
  • Tuesday, May 4: Stand-up paddleboarding and Glow in the Dark fiesta
  • Wednesday, May 5: Happy 5 de Mayo Fiesta
  • Thursday, May 6: Art Class
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Art class kids

Mother's Day Workshops

In this hands-on experiences, kids will craft a one-of-a-kind presents for Mother's day.
  • Tortuguitas Kids Club | 11:00 am to 11:50 am
  • Saturday, May 8: Handprint flower tote bag | $30 per child
  • Sunday, May 9: Special keychain for mom | $15 per child
Make reservations

Wednesday, May 5: Cinco de Mayo Celebration La Palapa

Celebrate in true Mexican style, with live cooking stations, a selection of tequilas, mezcal and Mexican wine tasting and margaritas. Complement the evening with tradition games, including carnival games, piñata and Mexican bingo “lotería”.
  • $70 per person | $35 kids under 12
  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Mariachi & Fireworks
Celebrate with us

Wednesday, May 5: Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Aire Terrace

This celebratory menu of Baja coastal cuisine highlights traditional favorites, such as lobster enchiladas and mole “coloradito” as well as famous steak recipes.
  • $88 per person | $35 kids under 12
  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us
Mother and daughter

Sunday, May 9: Mother’s Day Dinner

Gather beneath the moonlit sky at the water’s edge to celebrate mom with a four-course family-style menu, inclusive of a welcome special cocktail for mom.
  • Cocina del Mar | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • $95 per person | $42 kids under 12
  • Live music | Reservations required
Make reservations
El Shack

Friday, May 21: Baja Beach Bash

Feast on baked chocolata clams & oysters, shrimp cocktail stations, angus rib eye, Mexican buñuelos and more, at this oceanfront family fiesta.
  • El Shack by the Beach | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • $75 per person, includes welcome cocktail | $40 kids under 12
  • Live music | Mixology station
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Full moon

Wednesday, May 26: Full Moon Dinner Series

Enjoy an exceptional dining experience under a full moon in Baja’s night sky. as part of our ongoing Full Moon Dinner Series, we invite you to join us for a three-course, family-style menu of appetizer, main course and dessert.
  • Cocina del Mar | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Reserve your table
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Special Activities for all ages

Memorial Day Weekend

Kids Club Tortuguiteas

For the kids

  • Monday, May 24: International Tiara Day
  • Tuesday, May 25: Soap Making Workshop
  • Wednesday, May 26: Tie Dye Workshop and Not Your Average Campout
  • Thursday, May 27: Water Day
  • Friday, May 28: National Hamburger Day
  • Saturday, May 29: Explorers Tours
  • Sunday, May 30: Mexican Fiesta
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Friday, May 28: Baja Beach Bash

Feast on baked chocolate clams & oysters, shrimp cocktail station, angus rib eye. Mexican buñuelos and more, at this oceanfront family fiesta.
  • El Shack by the Beach | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • $75 per person includes welcome cocktail | $40 kids under 12
  • Live music | Mixology Station
Reserve your spot

Saturday, May 29: Celebration BBQ

Join us to kick off the season with out take on a traditional Summer BBQ, but better! Boozy pink popsicles, rosé wine, beer, and tequila selections. Coastal Baja flavored skewers, seafood platter, Miraflores veggies, and very berry sweets.
  • La Palapa | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • $79 per person | $35 kids under 12
  • Live music | Reservations required
Join the fun

Sunday, May 30: Paella & Flamenco

End a weekend of celebrations experiencing the traditions of southern Spain in Los Cabos. Enjoy a convivial cookout where hearty rice-and-seafood dishes steal the stage.
  • $78 per person inclusive of rosé wine | $35 kids under 12 inclusive of soft drinks
Make reservations
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Beach Hammock

Under The Sun

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Relax and connect with family.

The Pool

Let all your stress disappear as you sit underneath an umbrella, sipping a cold drink by the pool. Taking in the sights, sounds and smell of the Sea of Cortez.
  • À la carte menu available
  • 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
pool cabana

Pool Cabanas

Enjoy a complimentary signature margarita pitcher upon arrival as well as still and sparkling waters, fresh fruits platter, soft drinks, facial towels, sunscreen, board games, and magazines. The cabanas include a ceiling fan, 2 regular chairs & 2 pool lounge chairs
  • Half Day $250 | Full Day $350
  • Up to 4 people
Reserve Your Cabana
Office Cabanas

Work & Play: Office Cabanas

Regain your sense of self as you balance virtual work demands with round-the-clock business out of your private pool cabana. Let our team pamper you while you keep up with your work with a laptop stand for comfort, a massage to ease tension, fruit and more.
  • Half Day $350 | Full Day $700
  • Up to 4 people
Playa Paraiso

Playa Paraiso

Relax in seaside luxury in one of our new two-story open-air beach palapas, featuring a daybed, playful swing, a BOSE speaker for lounging, private butler service, a variety of additional amenities such as a Yeti Cooler filled with beverages.
  • All-Day Family Hideaway: $1300 per family of four, $250 per extra person
  • Morning Bliss: $650 per family of four, $250 per extra person
  • Captivating Afternoon: $750 per family of four, $250 per extra person
  • Morning Journey: $560 per couple inclusive of meditation or yoga class, breakfast & lunch
  • Sunset Splendor: $750 per couple inclusive of cocktails, private BBQ dinner and bonfire
  • All Day Paradise: $1,500 per couple inclusive of all meals, one of Esperanza's signature activities
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Family Activities


Immersive Expriences

Esperanza's one-of-a-kind family-friendly and kids-only experiences offer the chance to connect with the energy, culture and lifestyle of Baja while having a bit of fun together!
  • Activities include: Discovery Walk, Stargazing, Family Paining Class, Pottery-making Workshop, Salsa Lessons, Kids Cooking Class
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Tortuguitas Kids Club

From Piñata parties to Mexican Bingo, the children will enjoy Cabo-style outdoor activities. Babysitting services available.
  • Designed for children ages 4 to 11
  • Full day $100 | Half day $70 inclusive of lunch
  • $15 per hour | Reservations required
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La Cueva

An exclusive and secluded spot for teens, La Cueva features ping-pong, foosball, XBox, a pool table, arcade games and more. Plus, bikes are available for a cool cruise around Punta Ballena.
  • Open 24 hours
  • Additional activities for teens ages 12 to 17 years old: Volleyball, basketball, pickleball & tennis lessons and more
Dive-in movies

Dive-in Movies

Grab a float and watch a flick with the family at our Mercado pool. Popcorn and sweets make for a perfect movie treats!
  • Every Friday | El Mercado pool | 7:45 pm
  • $15 adults | $10 kids under 12
  • Additional drinks and food available à la carte | Reservations required
Cooking Class

Cooking with Friends

Mix and mingle with new friends while learning to cook and mixology skills under the leadership of our Chef and participation of members of our Management team. Enjoy chilled Mexican wines, Pacifico beer and family-style lunch where you can enjoy the dishes you've prepared.
  • Every Thursday , 12:30 pm | Cocina del Mar Open Kitchen
  • $85 per person
  • Includes: Cooking class & recipes, lunch, Mexican white wine & pacifico beer, and Diploma
  • Reservations required
Join the fun
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Culinary Scene

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Family-Style Dinners: Colores y Sabores, La Fiesta!

You are cordially invited to this party where Mexican dishes will tell you stories of our culture in every bite. Adults will receive a welcome cocktail and we'll also have a selection of tequilas, mezcal, sotol, craft Mexican beers and traditional beverages such as micheladas, and margaritas. We'll also have traditional games for kids including little feria, canicas, trompo, yoyo, and lotería.
  • Every Wednesday l La Palapa l 5:30-10pm
  • $79 per person | $35 kids under 12 years
Join the Fiesta
Cocina del Mar Bar

Master Class Series: Mexican Spirits

Reserve our private experiences at Cocina del Mar, and learn all there is to know about wine and spirits or mixology available daily from our team of experts. Daily 4:00 5:00 pm. Advanced reservations required.
  • Local craft beer tasting | $55
  • Blue Agave Journey l $80
  • Mixology Class | $80
  • Mexican Wine Journey | $90
  • Mexican Whiskey - why not? | $90
  • Are you ready for sotol? $80
  • Daily 4:00 - 5:00 pm l Advanced reservations required
  • For in-villa experiences, a $200 set up & mixologist fee will apply
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Romance Couple Romantic Dinner

Outdoor private dining

Enjoy an unmatched culinary experience in the privacy of your villa terrace or a beachfront dinner with your toes in the sand.
  • A Romantic Night to Remember | Three-course menu | $415 per couple
  • Oyster & Clambake | $110 per person | Set up fee $350
  • Mexican Fiesta! | $85 per person family-style or $115 buffet | Set up fee $350
  • Asado Beach BBQ | $105 per person | Set up fee $350
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Bocce and Prosseco

Bocce & Prosecco

Join us for a fun evening of Bocce Ball before dinner. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco and Italian nibbles as you hone your competitive spirit. Continue the night under the stars with dinner at Las Estrellas.
  • Every Thursday
  • La Estrellas at Esperanza | 6:00pm Complimentary Event
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Immerse yourself in a secluded hot tub

Wellness & Fitness For All


The Auberge Spa

As a reflection of our naturally restorative coastal desert environment, the Spa features handcrafted botanical treatments with natural, indigenous healing agents tailored to your specific health, wellness, and beauty needs.
  • 9:00 am - 7:00 pm | 4-hour advanced request for all services | Special pricing on select services booked pre-arrival
  • In-room and private cabana services available
Book your treatment
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Mother's Day Special

We celebrate Mom with a complimentary 30 minute body exfoliation added to her body treatment.
  • Available May 9 - 16
  • Valid for one treatment per day
Women getting a massage

Specialty Body Work with Master Therapist Connie Ruiz

From easing back pain and headaches to managing anxiety and finding joy and peace within, achieve profound relaxation and restoration with our intuitive healing remedies designed to align the body and mind, reduce held tension and bring peace.
  • Available treatments: Thai massage, deep tissue, therapeutic sports, Feldenkrais movement, cupping and Watsu.
Reserve your spot
Shaman healing ancient ceremony

Ancient Mexican Purification Healing Ceremony

Performed by a local shaman and evolving from a broad range of different practices of the ancient Mayan, Aztec, and Catholic beliefs, this ancient ceremony emphasizes the connections between the body and spirit.
  • 60 minutes
  • $250 for 1 - 2 people | $290 for 3 -4 people
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Personalized Fitness

No matter your fitness level or preferred method of exercise, our personal trainers can work with you one on one to achieve your goals. From pilates and yoga to water conditioning and TRX training, choose your method and your intensity. Work with our team in our movement studio, on the beach, on our lawn, or in the privacy of your accommodation.
  • Ask for our Wellness Menu for a detailed list of offerings.


Come on out and have fun! Visit any of our three new outdoor courts for open-play or practice time.
  • Available Daily | 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • $35 per hour
  • Up to four guests | $10 additional for equipment rental
  • Private lessons $130 per couple | 1 hour
Let's play

Mountain Hike

Challenge yourself, adventure awaits. An uphill walk of approximately 3 miles of rugged and steep terrain, to finally enjoy a majestic view of the Sea of Cortez from atop the hill. Then be rewarded with an extra 30 minutes massage on your first treatment.
  • $50 per person
  • This offer is valid for treatments reserved on the same day of the hike
Deseo boutique

Art & Shopping

Deseo boutique

Deseo Boutique

A well curated selection of high-end resort wear from designers such as Temptation Positano, Alexis, L- Space, Missoni, Onia and many more amazing brands. Beautiful jewelry and accessories from sought after exclusive Mexican artisans.
  • Lobby | 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Agave Art Studio

Feeling inspired? Grab a brush and splash your talent on one of our canvases to be displayed as part of the Esperanza Art Collection. Enjoy a rotation of beautiful Mexican art while sipping Mexican wines and distillates.
  • Lobby | Monday to Saturday | 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Visiting Artists

Join us for our weekly exhibits and live painting Agave art Studio
  • Friday, May 7: Ivan Hernández
  • Friday, May 14: Fernando Nafarrate
  • Friday, May 21: Jacob
  • Friday, May 28: Guillermo Jauregui
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Let your creativity flow while on vacation with a step-by-step guided lesson!
  • Minimum age, 12 years old
  • Any day 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm $300 for 1 or 2 people, each additional guest $130
  • Maximum of 4 people
  • All supplies included Reserve with 24 hours notice
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Jewelry-Making class

Through a special collaboration with local husband-and-wife jewelry designers Indira & Isidro, Esperanza allows you to dream and design your own jewelry in a personal and memorable way. Indira & Isidro will guide you in mixing and matching gemstones, metals and textures. Take inspiration from Aztec and Mayan traditions and create an idiosyncratic piece that is one-of-a-kind and far from traditional. Discover the synergy between natural elements such as bone, shells, deer horns and wood, and gem stones of every color, including black pearls from the Sea of Cortés. The result is a labor of love that will be a reminder of your experience for years to come.
  • Deseo Boutique $650 per person | Duration 1 - 5 hours
  • Reservations required 36 hours in advance
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Amanu Sandals

Los Angeles-based sandal brand, Amanu, uses an ancient art form of hand-making sustainable sandals. This highly sought after, exclusive brand is only available in limited select locations. Through a unique collaboration, Amanu's custom sandals are now available at Esperanza.
  • Deseo Boutique
Artisan market

Artisans Market

After dining at Cocina del Mar on Tuesday night, support the local community and enjoy shopping at our local artisans market featuring local crafts.
  • Every Tuesday | Terraza Aire | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Live music

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