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|Four Family Friendly Retreats to Los Cabos|
|Written by Brandy Schaffels|
|Tuesday, 24 February 2009 07:24|
It's not too soon to begin thinking about what you might be doing with your kids over the upcoming summer vacation: Planning early makes it easy to save up and pay for the bulk of the costs, so that by the time your vacation actually arrives, you'll have extra money ready for souvenirs and unplanned incidentials.
I recently received a press release from the Los Cabos Convention and Visitor's Bureau, highlighting the region as a fun, family-focused location. According to the release: "The popular, sun-soaked destination of Los Cabos offers an extensive array of fun-filled activities and amenities for each member of the family. From beachfront movies and campouts to cooking lessons and dance classes, Los Cabos invites parents to 'Leave it All Behind' as the children enjoy their own activities in this unique family vacation spot."
Sounds like fun! It appears there are plenty of resorts that will allow parents time to relax and recoup while their kids can enjoy oodles of activities offered at the on-property complimentary kid's clubs. Doesn't seem to get any easier than that! So why not let the fun begin at the following Los Cabos properties:
The Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort offers the Vacation Station, a club for children ages 4 - 12, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A schedule of entertaining activities--from creating a vacation scrapbook, outdoor sports, cooking classes and movies--rotates daily so that children can enjoy a different set of programs throughout the course of their stay. Also available are kid-friendly restaurant menus and spa services. Room rates begin at $279 per night and do not include taxes or service fees. Visit hiltonloscabos.com or call (800)-HILTONS for more information and reservations.
Children staying at the Marquis Los Cabos Beach, Golf, Spa & Casitas Resort can partake in the Markids program that is available daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for ages 4 - 12. Upon check-in, each child is given a schedule that outlines the week's activities so that they can decide which they would like to participate in. Many of these activities highlight the Mexican culture including making and decorating a pinata, painting candles or ceramics, Spanish lessons and dance lessons. Room rates start at $371 per night and do not include taxes or services fees. To learn more about this program and make reservations visit marquisloscabos.com or call (877) 238-9399.
Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa allows kids to take part in activities based around nature and science. During the day children can enjoy the Los Cabos sun with sand castle contests and treasure hunts or beat the heat by heading inside to enjoy the game area. Once the sun sets, evening programs such as a big screen movie under the stars or weekly camp-outs on the beach creates memorable experiences kids can take home with them. Parents can rest assured their children are safe as each is given a pager in case they need to be reached. This all-inclusive resort also offers daily adventures for kid's ages 3 - 12. Room rates start at $576 per night and do not include taxes or service fees. For more information visit dreamsresorts.com or call (866) 2-DREAMS.
The family-friendly Melia Cabo Real All-Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort has three supervised kids club for varying ages. The Flintstones Land club offers the Baby Rock Club for children as young as four months and the Cool Club for kids up to age 13. Depending on age, kids will be divided between the two clubs that have full activities programs that include visits from Fred Flintstone and Dino. For teenagers, ages 14 - 17, a wide selection of sports-themed activities including beach volleyball, water polo, wall climbing and archery can be enjoyed. The entertainment extends into the night with karaoke, night beach volleyball or a beachside bonfire. A full day of fun can be found at this beautiful all-inclusive resort. Room rates start at $245 and do not include taxes or service fees. To make reservations visit meliacaboreal.com or call (866) 43-MELIA.
Located at the southern tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, Los Cabos is an exotic escape within easy reach of most U.S. cities. Non-stop flights or convenient connections are available from Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco and Sacramento, California; Houston and Dallas, Texas; Portland, Oregon; Kansas City, Missouri; Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New York/Newark, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Seattle and more. For more about Los Cabos, and a copy of its informative travel planner, call 1-866-LOS-CABOS or visit visitloscabos.travel.
It doesn't matter if you're a family with young or old kids, honeymooners with no kids, mature travelers who wish you were kids again, or golfers, eco-tourists, artists, photographers, sightseers without kids--you'll find what you're looking for at Los Cabos!