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Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

by Megan DuBois
Photo: Courtesy of the property
by Megan DuBois
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Acapulco draws visitors in with its colorful sunsets, jagged cliffs, and sparkling waters. While deciding where to stay is among the hardest parts of planning a vacation here, Banyan Tree Cabo Marques is one hotel that truly stands out. Set high in the cliffs of Acapulco's Diamond Zone, the property offers tons of privacy — not to mention stunning views and infinity pool-equipped private villas.

What You Need to Know

The Look of Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

It's All in the Details

Banyan Tree Cabo Marques is a stylish retreat in the middle of the lush forest of Mexico. The resort has a distinct Asian influence, which adds to the overall spa and zen-like feel. With this in mind, it's no wonder why the property is such a popular place for honeymooners and couples to get away and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature while also being immersed in a luxe environment. 

Villas here span over 2,000 square feet and counting, offering guests plenty of room to roam (or lounge). Each offers postcard-worthy vistas, plush linens, sleek dark furnishings, and private terraces: Oh, and did we mention the private heated infinity pools?

The Vibe at Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

From the moment guests step beyond the gates of Banyan Tree Cabo Marques, they are washed in pure relaxation, comfort, and luxury. Unwind with a cocktail at Las Vistas Bar and Lounge before savoring a wonderful dinner at one of the on-site restaurants. After dinner, spend the evening on your private deck or infinity pool to take in the brightly colored sunsets. 

Who Will Love Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

Grown-ups traveling without children will appreciate Banyan Tree Cabo Marques the most. The resort is geared towards romance and leisure travelers, and most on-site activities and amenities reflect that. 

Who Might Not Love Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

Those looking for a rowdy nightlife scene or a nearby entertainment district will not enjoy the Banyan Tree Cabo Marques. Since the hotel caters primarily to adult romance travelers — where the main focus is enjoying the resort itself — those looking for outside activities will want to seek accommodations elsewhere. 

Best Amenity at Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

The incredible views are easily the best amenity at Banyan Tree Cabo Marques. Most villas face the water, but some have balconies facing lush greenery- and wildlife-filled forests. Those looking to reconnect with themselves or a partner will also enjoy the on-site spa, which offers an array of couples treatments. 

Money Matters 

What's Included at Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

Guests at Banyan Tree Cabo Marques have access to the main pools (which are outside of the private villa pools) and fitness center. Valet parking and wifi are also included. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

Typical hotel fees and taxes should be expected here. 

How to Get a Deal at Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

The hotel's offers page is teeming with promotions and packages. Otherwise, it's best to travel in the off-season (April-May and October-November) for the lowest rates. Or, if you're up for a spontaneous adventure, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find cheaper room rates (as opposed to planning months ahead). 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

The nearest neighborhood in and around Banyan Tree Cabo Marques is about a ten-minute drive away. Here, you can watch cliff jumpers at La Quebrada (a popular tourist attraction) or stroll downtown to enjoy local cuisine and shopping.

Nearest Airport to Banyan Tree Cabo Marques

Acapulco International Airport is about 25 minutes away by car. 

The Bottom Line

Banyan Tree Cabo Marques is a luxury resort best suited for adult travelers looking to reconnect and relax — all while living in the lap of luxury. 

It's All in the Details