Los Cabos

Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos


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The Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos hotel is a Premium category resort located on the seafront of the stunning Sea of Cortes. It is a hotel for enjoying the tranquility of the exclusive Los Cabos, the chosen destination of many famous Hollywood stars. Scarcely 2.5 km away, you can find San Jose de Los Cabos, a colonial town well-known for its cultural ambience and varied gastronomic offering.

The hotel boasts 350 luxurious rooms and suites distributed over 3 buildings: Luna, Estrella, and Torre Sol. All the rooms have a private balcony with views over the Sea of Cortes and are fully equipped with first class comforts to make your stay a pleasurable and memorable experience.

The most discerning guests can enjoy the Barcelo All Inclusive program on offer at the resort. The Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos is known as one of the best All Inclusive hotels in the area thanks to the quality and added value it offers its guests. There are 5 restaurants and 3 bars in the hotel offering a wide-range of cuisines, including an extraordinary selection of international, Mexican, and Italian cuisine.

Its on-site convention and meeting center boasts 26,000 square feet of space, distributed over 10 rooms and a business center, to accommodate all types of events. Plan your corporate meetings, conventions, or weddings in the best facilities on offer in Los Cabos. The hotel is also perfect for families travelling with children, thanks to the extensive activity program at Barcy Club La Tortuga. The smallest members of the family can have a great time watching a film or enjoying their favorite sports.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Located only only 20-minute drive from the international airport, 5-minutes from the picturesque town of San Jose, 30-minutes from Cabo San Lucas.
Address: BLVD SAN JOSE S/N ZONA HOTELERA
SAN JOSE DEL CABO
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Local Phone: 011-52-624-142-9
Toll Free Phone: 1-866-365-6932
Fax: 011-52-624-142-92-99
Website Address: www.farodelcabo.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary.)
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 4
Outdoor Pools: 4     
Includes a main pool, activity pool, beach front infinity pool and kids club pool.
Golf: NEARBY
San Jose Municipal Golf Course
Holes: 9
Green Fees: Contact hotel.
Cart Fee: Contact hotel.
Club Rental Fees: CONTACT HOTEL.
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Raquetball: Complimentary
Squash: Complimentary
Other Sports: Raquetball
Health Club / Spa
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Spectacular Luxury All Inclusive Resort. Resort features 350 rooms & suites, beautifully decorated, overlooking the sea with deluxe accessories and amenities. Wireless internet available in all guest rooms and public areas. Deep Blue Spa offers hydrotherapy circuit and 5 treatment rooms ($). Beach: Over 5 miles of prestine beach. The beach is unsafe to swim. Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Total Rooms: 350
Year Opened: 2002 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Must be 18 years old to check in. High speed internet service at the Hola Club ($). Room-service 7am to 1am with limited menu. Smoking rooms available on request.
ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR STE BEACHFRONT PREMIUM
The best views of the Sea of Cortes, bottle of wine in room upon arrival, Club Premium Lounge w/ premium beverages, Newspaper, Hors d'oeuvres, personalized Concierge, unlimited a la Carte dining, Laundry service, wifi, mini fridge stocked stocked.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR BEACHFRONT PREMIUM
The best views of the Sea of Cortes, bottle of wine in room upon arrival, Club Premium Lounge w/ premium beverages, Newspaper, Hors d'oeuvres, personalized Concierge, unlimited a la Carte dining, Laundry service, wifi, mini fridge stocked stocked.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEAN VIEW
These deluxe ocean view rooms provide comfort for families or romantic couples. A partial view of the Sea of Cortes provides a colorful accent to the clean decor. Features a spacious bathroom with shower. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR RUN OF THE HOUSE
The superior room features bright decor and a cozy terrace or balcony with views of the beautiful garden areas. Views may vary. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW PREMIUM
The best views of the Sea of Cortes, bottle of wine in room upon arrival, Club Premium Lounge w/ premium beverages, Newspaper, Hors d'oeuvres, personalized Concierge, unlimited a la Carte dining, Laundry service, wifi, mini fridge stocked stocked.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos features 1 meal plan options:
All Inclusive-Meals a la carte or buffet style at any restaurant, domestic and international (11am-11pm) drinks at any of the 5 restaurants/3 bars
There are 6 Restaurants at Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos:
La Isla - Poolside snack bar with ocean or pool views serving casual lunch and light snacks.
La Gondola - Elegant setting serving a la carte Italian Cuisine. Dress code--long pants no shortsor beach sandals allowed. Located in lobby area. Open every other day from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Las Jicamas - A la carte Mexican cuisine with Traditional Mexican decor, featuring a cantina bar and stage for live Mariachi music. Open every other day from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM. Dress Code: For men long pants, no shorts or sandals.
Albatros - Serving dinner 6:00pm to 11:00pm. Overlooking garden and pool area. Serving international cuisine buffet. Dress Code: Resort Casual
Los Olas - Serving breakfast from 7am to 11am and international lunch buffet from 12pm to 5pm. Beachfront restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating.
Miscellaneous Dining Info - Note: Guests staying 7 nights can dine at specialty restaurants 4 times; 5-6 nights can dine 3 times; 4 nights can dine 2 times; 1-3 nights can dine only once.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Shopping area, 2 jacuzzis, star terrace, gym, racquetball, live entertainment, guided bicycle tour (complimentary).
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Weekly Mexican Fiesta Night and nightly activities in Lobby Bar.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Heated children's pool, games room area, daily activities program
Applicable Ages: 4 to 10 years old.
Program Fees: Complimentary.

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: Contact hotel.
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Contact hotel.

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
Food Quality
Comfort
Cleanliness
Service
117 Recommend
117 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos to their friends and family



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Pools
TUULA N.
Dec 06 2017
The pools were very uncomfortably cold and the other infinity pool was closed 3 out of our 4 days that we were there. Apple representative was not there for stated hours for morning and afternoon. Had to ask our hotel check in desk to call for our return shuttle. Otherwise a great place and had a good time.
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CHRISTINE M.
Dec 06 2017
We have been to the Barcelo Grand Faro four times and always enjoy it. Great location!! The staff is awesome and has gotten even better over the years. We did the buffet most nights for dinner and always found something good to eat.
Customer Rating: 

Wonderful
DANIEL L.
Oct 22 2017
This is the best all inclusive we have stayed at, period! The staff was outstanding, and priced correctly.
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Poor Customer Service at Barcelo
JENNIFER P.
Aug 03 2017
Upon check-in, they only had two full-size beds on the floor we had originally received. We then had to be moved to another room that had one king-size and one full bed. This wasted an hour of our vacation time and was very frustrating to deal with just as you we were about to start our vacation. We then found out that the Wi-Fi was not complimentary in the lobby (like most hotels) and while we had discounts from the additional $500 in discounts our package came with (which also was a hassle to get information that made sense on how these worked), it only qualified for at least 3 days. What they wanted to charge was significantly more than what I could have arranged with my phone carrier prior to traveling. Lastly, on the first day, we encountered a cockroach near the mini bar and on our last day we encountered THREE in the restroom even though we never ate in the room and had the room cleaned twice. We documented these in photos to also post this under the Hotel Review I plan to do separately. We requested a late check out since despite all the traveling we have done, I had never encountered an 11am check-in. I thought 12-2pm was standard. We requested the late check in only to be told that while we could exit the room at noon, all of the hotel facilities would only be allowed to be used for an additional $20 per person. Again, having your guests sit in the lobby in 90 degree weather on their last day of vacation for two hours before their pick up is not an ideal memory you want to leave them with. The customer service from the concierge was unacceptable and below any standards of 3-4 star hotel. I was appalled. I will say the restaurant and pool waiters, cooks, servers and bartenders were all excellent. The flight and airline were also very pleasant, on-time, comfortable and smooth. The most disappointing aspect of the trip was having to waste time on things the hotel could have easily accommodated at minimal charge. For example, why not offer complimentary Wi-Fi so people can share on social media, which then turns out to be FREE advertising for them. Instead, there was a lot of resistance, push back and need to charge for anything and everything.
Customer Rating: 

Relaxing
SCOTT B.
Jul 27 2017
Our room was clean and well kept. The hotel rooms are angled to the ocean so everyone staying here has a view, although our room 2526 was especially good - top floor, closest to the ocean but still at the inner courtyard side for viewing the activities below. Great staff. Small shops nearby. Swimming in the ocean is not recommended unless you walk a half mile down the beach.
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Apple Vacations Delivers!
SEAN C.
Jul 21 2017
We got exactly what was promised. Beautiful resort and excellent service. All aspects were taken care of by AV. No delays or incorrect bookings. Truly an excellent experience.
Customer Rating: 

Barcelo Gran Faro
PAUL R.
Jul 04 2017
Exelent staff, very clean rooms, grounds and pool. Lacking entertainment after dinner. They need a latde night beach bar with music. After checkout they told us we had to stay in the lobby for 4 hours to wait for our transportation to th eairport. I find it hilarious we couldn't have spent our last few hours by the pool. Bad policy.
Customer Rating: 

Excellent Facility
WILLIAM T.
Jun 30 2017
we found the resort food, pool, bar and beach excellent. It is not a good place for ocean swimming, however. Repair service was slow, but did get done. The facility was really clean. As I said earlier, the food was great, and I do not understand how some guests found it bad. Cudos to the staff and crew that work there.
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DIANE A.
Jun 14 2017
the nightly entertainment was the only downfall of this hotel. Most of the afternoon activities never happened & the nightly shows were adequate at best. The service & food were excellent.
Customer Rating: 

Nice Place
GUADALUPE G.
Jun 11 2017
The hotel is very nice, however, the staff could be a bit friendlier. At check-in, the staff doesn't greet you like they are happy to have you. Makes the first impression not very good. Our room was mostly clean, except that we did have a couple unfriendly cockroaches visit - I think due to a small piece of food wrapper behind the night stand. Loved the food in the buffet at this place; better than any other all-inclusive buffet I've experienced.
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Excellent, relaxing resort
JESSICA L.
May 15 2017
My family of 4 celebrated Mother's Day and a birthday while on vacation. The resort was not to busy and we got to really relax. We loved al of the food and the overall service was great. The location was beautiful and peaceful. Would return to San Jose and to this resort!
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Great Stay!
almitagd23, Aurora, Colorado
Thu Jan 11 13:32:51 EST 2018
First time in Cabo! This hotel was great! Check in was fast and easy, we purchased the all-inclusive. However, wi-fi is apparently not included which can be a bummer. But the guy was nice enough to give us a pass for our stay but only for 3 devices. Our room was clean and nice, they welcomed us with a bottle of champagne and some cute chocolate crispy treats. Fridge had some beer, water, soda, and snacks. There was a lockbox in the room. Nice bathroom. Beds were pretty firm, I loved the pillows, your head practically melted in them lol. However, beware of the bed frames (like the end corners at the foot of the beds. They stay hidden and stick out and are painful if you run into them. Food was great! Service was fantastic as well, they have great mimosas and a mimosa bar for breakfast. Pools are nice....but the beach was better. Super clean beach, and the waves were too much fun. They have a little lunch area that serves the usual stuff like taquitos, burgers, fries, some fruit and stuff. Just to hold you off till dinner time. The shows that they have are great and so much fun to go to. I would highly recommend going to them. Additionally, they have daily activities at the resort. For example, beach volleyball and bingo (bongo!). Overall, I can't complain about this place. I would totally stay here again. Everything was perfect!! The only suggestion I would have for this resort is to invest in recyclable plastic cups for the all-inclusive drinks! I have seen other resorts do this. I cant imagine all the plastic cups that are used in one day! Lets try to save our environment a bit more :)

Everything Was Great But...
David R,
Wed Jan 10 16:03:06 EST 2018
We stayed one week. The food was very good, the people were extremely friendly, the grounds were well kept, the beach was amazing, the resort was very affordable, the room for premium guests was nice. Based on those factors I'd give it a 5/5. However, on the first day we could not get the air conditioning to cool the room below 77 degrees. This lasted 1 1/2 days. My wife went to the lobby or called numerous times. They would send someone to repair the unit (five different times) and every time he left he would say it would be cool in ten minutes. It never was. At the end of the day on Monday (we arrived on Sunday) they moved us to another room. Yay! Except that the air conditioner in that room never cooled the room below 80 degrees. It did not work all week. Thakfully they had moved us to a corner room with doors on two sides so we had a cool breeze in the evening. That was fine except that one night we had to close the doors because of a noisy party on the beach and it was 80 degrees in our room that night. This was in the upgraded beachfront rooms, so we were paying more. Other guests in that building said they had the same problem and some were finding ways to prop the entry doors open to get a breeze through their rooms at night. I asked guests in other buildings and they said their AC worked fine. We were lucky that the weather was relatively cool the latter part of the week. This is my only complaint and is the only thing keeping us from returning to the resort.

Perfect Mexico vacation
clarkneilh, Billings, Montana
Tue Jan 09 11:31:09 EST 2018
This place was ideal for our 1 week vacation. The restaurants were terrific with the food nicely presented & prepared. Even the buffet was great. The servers were exceptional, especially Dan & Lois who led our morning stretches and kept everyone at the pool entertained. We got the ocean front room, which had an awesome view and a nice sized bathroom. The bed was very comfortable. We were pleasantly surprised by the evening entertainment. We didn't expect any entertainment, but the shows are really worth your time. Don't forget to get a coffee flambé' after dinner in the courtyard by the pool. My only issue is related to the concierge folks. Two different times we tried to get them help us book an excursion that we wanted (Wide Open Baja & a snorkeling cruise) and we were told they wouldn't book them. I suspect they must be outside vendors and not hotel employees since everyone else was wonderful. Lastly, this is not the Ritz Carlton, so don't expect it to be at that level. It is a very nice property and the food & service was great. If you can't enjoy yourself at the Barcelo, then the problem may not be with the hotel.

Great Time as Usual
JK G, Mesquite, Nevada
Sun Jan 07 08:13:41 EST 2018
We are regular visitors and we plan to keep doing so. The weather was rainy and chilly our first 2 days so we couldn't spend as much time on the beach as we would have liked. However, whether it was the lobby, the premium lounge, the restaurants, or our balcony, we were well taken care of by the hard working staff. As usual, our spacious room was clean and comfortable. The food, from the buffets to the dinner restaurants Gondola and Jicamas, were all top notch. And the staff, from housekeeping up to management, were all friendly, accommodating, and attentive. We would especially like to thank the following employees: Luis in the premium lounge, Karen and Norma in Las Olas, Azusena at the front desk, Rigo in the dinner restaurants, and Horacio at the beach. See you all next time.

Great trip
Elicia L,
Fri Jan 05 06:15:58 EST 2018
Barcelo was a great hotel to stay in. It’s only 30 minutes from Medano Beach but I had a great time. The hotel staff was really nice, rooms were very clean, and accommodating. Good was great and drinks were on point. I recommend this hotel.



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