By Billy Cowley, Sales Agent with REmexico Real Estate, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cabo San Lucas, a name that often conjures up the image of sunburned tourists sipping margaritas at a trendy beach bar, a marina bustling with merchants and fishermen, or a crowded nightclub pulsing to the beat of a popular DJ. This is the Cabo we all know and love, but if one was to slip out of downtown for a quick 10 minute drive, luxurious and tranquil living awaits on the Pacific shore. One of the more recent areas to be developed in the area, Rancho San Lucas is the newest player on the block, and they aren’t wasting any time in establishing themselves as one of the premier destinations in all of the Baja.
Part of Solmar Resorts, Rancho San Lucas is their first foray into exclusive, master-planned community living, and they have set the bar high. Situated on 1.2 miles of pristine Pacific coastline, with almost 850 acres meandering through the desert and majestic sand dunes. It will be hard to not leave your worries and stress at the gate as you enter the community through their private road. Unlike other resorts in the area, the creative powers at Rancho are not trying to bend Mother Nature to their will; instead their use of timeless Mexican and European architectural designs, combined with modern luxury and comfort; and the total layout of the development, all strive to blend with the overall surroundings. From the exterior paint choices, selected to compliment the colors of the desert, the dunes and the beach-line; to the decision to replace power lines and street lights with underground utilities and ground lighting, in order to preserve ocean views and the night sky; it is clear that Solmar Group wants its owners and guests to always remember that the landscape and the ocean are the true stars of the property.
Phase One of Rancho San Lucas, consists of 34 single family villas, with Phase Two set to launch this fall. Situated on the highest point of the property, these villas are designed to offer every owner unobstructed long views of the ocean. Not being a company to rest on its laurels, Solmar decided to partner with PGA Legend Greg Norman and Norman Estates to deliver a luxury collection of 32 single family homes and 36 condos; the epitome of exclusive destination living. Along with prime beachfront location, these elegantly appointed “Baja Chic” homes and condos will boast expansive indoor-outdoor living, and sweeping panoramic views of the Pacific.
Regardless of property choice, owners and their guests will enjoy exclusive access to the various amenities offered by the master-planned community, including the Greg Norman designed 18-hole championship golf course. Arguably the crown jewel of the property, hackers and pros alike will be stunned by the never ending views as the course, grassed completely in the highest quality Seadwarf Seashore Paspalum, makes its way through variations in landscape, including: high desert arroyos, sweeping sand dunes, and breathtaking oceanfront holes. In addition to golf, owners will enjoy the Mexican-Style Village, complete with various dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Complimenting the Village, owners will enjoy the Community Lake Park, which will host an amphitheater, tennis and pickle ball courts is scheduled for later development. Miles of hiking and biking trails will provide hours of outdoor activities for all levels of nature enthusiasts. Alongside the exclusive amenities inside the master-planned community, owners will also have access to the resort amenities of the Grand Solmar at Rancho San Lucas. Some of the amenities include: private beach cabanas, a salt water lagoon, a water park (complete with slides and a lazy river), fitness center, beauty shop and spa, event venues, restaurants, bars, cafes, lounges, and complimentary shuttle to the Grand Solmar at Land’s End.
Whether you are a long time veteran of the area, or here for your first trip, this is definitely a property that should be on your mind when visiting Los Cabos, especially if exclusive and high-end destination living is something that strikes your fancy. Opportunities like this rarely knock twice, so a tour of this development is strongly suggested. Who knows, next time you fly into SJD, you might feel the giddy rush of knowing you’re an owner in one of finest communities in one of the most gorgeous corners of the world. It sure beats the sinking feeling of a missed chance, stuck on the outside, forever looking in. The choice is yours, Rancho San Lucas is now.