One of my favorite retreats in Los Cabos, this serene boutique inn feels like a guest home tucked amid the upscale shops on this quiet street beside the plaza. Sleek minimalist architecture adds to this hotel's allure, as do the bushy aralias and bougainvillea that hide each private terrace where breakfast (included in some room rates) is served. Sliding glass doors seal the bedrooms from intrusions, and I could linger well past dawn on the low bed piled with embroidered cushions. (Children younger than 12 aren't allowed here, and anyone seeking noise and bustle should stay elsewhere.) Bathrooms are basic, with step-down showers and open closets. Outside, a hammock for two and terrace hot tub add to the allure of the large rooftop spa suite, and broad lawns with quiet seating areas lead to the small pool beside a water wall that runs the property's length. The hotel's Mi Cocina restaurant and El Deck cafe are among the best in the area, and the bartender mixes a mean margarita. If you're in the mood to shop, look for the little store beside the hotel's entry, which offers a quirky selection of folk art, soaps, and jewelry. The hotel also runs a shuttle to a nearby beach club, and guests can arrange for in-room spa services.