The Villas de Cortez is an ocean front resort which sits on the Sea of Cortez at an area known as the East Cape in the town of Los Barriles B.C.S. Mexico

Getting Here

You reach the resort by traveling 
40 minutes North of the San Jose del Cabo airport on the Trans-Peninsular Highway, the modern paved main route for the Baja peninsula which starts at Cabo San Lucas and runs all the way north to the United States.


At the 108 kilometer post you have arrived at your destination, the entance of the town of Los Barriles.

After entering the town follow the main road until you reach the entrance of the Palmas de Cortez resort. The Villas de Cortez resort is the five story orange colored building which is directly next door.

To gain access to your unit simply go to the front desk of the Palmas de Cortez resort, inform them of your reservation and they will contact the Villas building manger and he will provide you with a key and help with any of your needs.


Welcome to
The Villas de Cortez

The Villas de Cortez Resort and condominiums were developed by the Vanwormer family who are the owner and operators of the world famous Palmas de Cortez Resort which adjoins the property. The Villas guests have full access to all of the amenities of the Palmasvillaspool resort during their stay.Cool off in the private pools, one which is jetted and the other that is of a infinity design. The wading pool is perfect for small children to play in and have fun. The suites are independently owned and when offered to the public can be reserved through the resort, directly from the owners or both. Most of the units offer free long distance phone service to the United States as well as wi-fi and premium Dish network channels. Be sure to confirm the amenities of each unit before making reservations to ensure it meets your criteria. The East Cape is well known for it's world class Marlin and sport fishing that begins at the dock just a short walk from your back door.
Dolphin_ShotReservations for your fishing adventure can be made in advance or at the resort after you arrive.
Blue, black and striped marlin as well as sailfish, dorado,shark, and yellow fin tuna are caught  in these waters during their prospective seasons. Extreme wind surfing and kite boarding bring visitors from all over the world to catch the wind.

A quaint friendly safe community that is reminiscent of Cabo San Lucas thirty years ago before progress found it. Ride ATV's up the beach, to the desert waterfalls or to the amazing snorkeling spots all just a short journey away.Villas_ocean_View2

The activities center has a wide range of opportun-ities to choose from including the zip lines at the canyons just outside Los Barriles.  Scuba dive or snorkel over the only coral reef in the Sea of Cortez at the Cabo Pulmo national park. The area teams with wild life. Whale sharks spend time 
at the park in the winter months. Whale watching is a popular activity with many kinds migrating here. Pilot, gray and humpback whales are regularly seen swim-ming off shore. Sea turtles lay their eggs right in front of the Villas and then the hatchlings make their trek to the sea forty five to 74 days later.

The town has modern grocery stores, a gas station, 
two medical clinics and two banks. The East Cape has a variety of restaurants to choose from with
authentic dishes that are truly an epicurean delight.
Dine on Sunrise3the deck overlooking the Sea of Cortez while
feasting on authentic fresh Mexican and American cuisine at the gourmet restaur-ant just a few feet out your door. If you watch closely you often see the sting rays and dolphin jumping from the water while you sit at the swim up cabana bar that makes some of the best drinks in the Baja. We would like to invite you to  make the Villas de Cortez your home while staying in the Baja. We hope you enjoy this site and it is helpful to you when planning your Baja experience.

You deserve to be our guest !

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