Los Cabos hotels set off-season plans

LOS CABOS, Mexico -- Hotels in Los Cabos are offering off-season packages as they seek to attract clients during the slower summer and fall months.

From now until December, hotels in Mexico's latest hip vacation spot have lowered their rates by as much as 50%, and other attractions and suppliers are following suit, making Los Cabos accessible to visitors who might otherwise not be able to make a winter visit.

The following is a sample of what is available:

  • The Casa del Mar hotel is marketing a summer special until Oct. 15. The package includes a fourth night free for every three nights paid, a $30 daily food and beverage credit per room and a 25% discount at the Cabo Real and El Dorado golf courses.
  • Summer Special rates begin at $200 per person, double, for a deluxe oceanview room.

    Casa del Mar hotel
    Phone: (800) 221-8808

  • Through Sept. 30, the Solmar Suites is offering a fourth night free when three nights are booked. Rates are $228, per person, double. The property pays 13% and offers a nightly rate of $75 for agents.
  • Solmar Suites
    Phone: (800) 344-3349

  • The Melia Cabo Real is marketing a three-night Create Your Own Vacation package through Dec. 21.
  • Guests can select from a free daily buffet breakfast for two, a room upgrade to the next highest room category or a free fourth night's stay when three nights are booked.

    Free stays for kids under age 12 also are included.

    Rates start at $322.50, per person, double.

    Melia Cabo Real
    Phone: (800) 33-MELIA

  • The upscale Palmilla resort launched five packages targeting summer vacationers.
  • Among them is the Catch of the Day plan. Valid through Dec. 17, it includes the use of a 32-foot sportfishing boat and a dinner at La Paloma restaurant.

    Nightly rates start at $406, per person, double.

    Palmilla Resort
    Phone: (800) 637-2226

  • The inclusive Presidente Inter-Continental Los Cabos is marketing a rate of $180 per room, double, through Sept. 30, a savings of almost 40% compared with high-season rates.
  • Presidente Inter-Continental Los Cabos
    Phone: (800) 327-0200

  • The Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa allows kids under 12 years of age to eat free through Oct. 31.
  • Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and Spa
    Phone: (800) 795-1809

  • The Fiesta Inn Los Cabos went inclusive. Guests pay one price for accommodations, meals and entertainment.
  • Fiesta Inn Los Cabos
    Phone: (800) FIESTA

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