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Todos Santos, Mexico
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful rooms and grounds Highly overpriced dinner 45 dollars a person . My daughter had one squash, and some spinach , and carrots iMPORTANT be prepared to pay 30 percent in taxes and gratuitous which were added (18 percent is usual in Mexico)we were not aware of this and young staff charged us 5 percent more when we couldn't pay...

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Portland, OR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located about an hour south of San Jose del Cabo this is an amazing and unique hotel. Located on a dirt highway, on an elevated plot of land overlooking miles of beach and the Sea of Cortez. Each room is its own separate and unique space, from the spartan beach house, located on the beach, to the pool house with...

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Villadelfaro, Guest Relations Manager at Villa del Faro, responded to this review

Thanks so much for this detailed review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay here, and appreciated our approach to service and a home-like feel at Villa del Faro.

Florence, Italy
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just love Villa il Faro, the best resort of our trip, as owner of a small resort in Tuscany I have to say that everything from the casita to landscape to service was just perfect. I was so sorry to leave we will be back, thank you to all team to have make our staying a memorable one. Grazie

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A true villa, replete with art, views and fabulous decor featuring Mexican Colonial furnishings. Privacy abounds. That said, we were let down by the dinners( $45 pp,extra). Night 1 was Cornish game hen,salad and veggies. Very good. But night 2 and 3 were chicken enchaladas and fish tacos, rice beans and salad, with an app beforehand.The Mexican dishes were quite...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked over booking.com and directly after we got the booking confirmation, we received a mail from the owner that the price in booking.com is not the real price. So he told us to pay around 18% more due to some problem they had with booking.com. Booking.com tried to get in touch with them for two days, but couldn't speak...

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Villadelfaro, Guest Relations Manager at Villa del Faro, responded to this review

Dear Friederike, I'm sorry you had a poor experience with Booking.com. Unfortunately, without our knowledge they listed two promotions together for a total of a 30% discount on our most economical room (normally $160/night), which we could not accept. I messaged you to say that we could offer you a 20% discount, which would only involve paying 10% more than...

Carroll, Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to disconnect and relax this is it. Great hotel with fantastic owners that want to give you a great experience. This place is a slice of paradise that will have you wanting to come back for more.

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Cottage Grove, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay. The drive out makes one wonder what they're getting into, but upon arrival. The rooms are clean and full of character. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The food is fantastic! If your looking for s hustling resort? This isn't it. If you want a nice relaxing getaway? This is THE place. We will...

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Villadelfaro, Guest Relations Manager at Villa del Faro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Travis! We were happy to host you for a calm weekend escape out on the East Cape.

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are not afraid to go off the beaten path a little ways you will find this great little getaway. Up the East Cape about an hour from San Jose del Cabo you will find peace and tranquility. Every room has a view and something unique. The food is awesome and the hosts are simply the best

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Villadelfaro, Guest Relations Manager at Villa del Faro, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, Dee! Being off the beaten path has its benefits :)

Montpelier, Vermont
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were stunned by the beauty of the place and we are not easily impressed. After a long dirt road we were grateful that it was so perfect in every way. Thoughtful, clean, just enough rustic and plush. Wonderful breakfast. Could go on and on.

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Villadelfaro, Guest Relations Manager at Villa del Faro, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We know the dirt road is long, but that's what keeps this area so pristine :)

New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We loved the natural beauty and incredible staff and will definitely be back. But make sure this is what you want as it is remote - it was perfect for us! Due to beingvoff the frid, there is no AC.....that was fine for us in winter but not sure about in summer.

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Villadelfaro, Guest Relations Manager at Villa del Faro, responded to this review

Dear Lark, Thanks for your kind review! We're glad you enjoyed our remote nature, since that's one of our favorite things about this region.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"Exquisitely off the grid" An elegant eco-hotel, Villa del Faro is a unique oasis nestled on a deserted beach. The Villa was created with the integrity of the surrounding desert in mind. We offer solitude instead of shops, safe swimming beaches, great books, gourmet food, snorkeling, surfing, and just pure beauty! One hour north of the Los Cabos Airport, but a world away in seclusion and serenity. Eight separate Casitas. Breakfast included. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa del Faro

Address: KM65 Camino Costero, Los Frailes 23400, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Frailes
Price Range: $222 - $536 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa del Faro 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 2 shares a common area . Not sure about others”
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“all are great.”
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“Pool room best amenities. Spartan experience, block house at the beach. Limited services, but unique experience.”
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“Every room is a good room.”
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