All-Inclusive Resort in Los Cabos Receives Prestigious AAA Five Diamonds

More than a dozen properties added to AAA Four Diamonds list this month

wine glasses on white table cloth and luxurious hotel room

WASHINGTON, DC (June 24, 2024) – Grand Velas Boutique Hotel Los Cabos in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico is the newest recipient of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond Designation. This adults-only, all-inclusive resort boasts stunning views of the Sea of Cortez, 79 opulent suites, a private beach, and an infinity pool. AAA Five Diamond hotels offer breathtaking surroundings, luxurious amenities, and impeccable service for a one-of-a-kind, top-of-the-line experience. 

This month, 15 hotels and 2 restaurants joined the distinguished AAA Four Diamonds list. Four Diamond properties offer upscale amenities and distinctive fine dining. Throughout the year, AAA Inspectors visit hotels and restaurants across North America, the Caribbean, and Costa Rica to verify the 4 Cs of AAA Diamonds: Cleanliness, Comfort, Cuisine, and Consistency.  

New AAA Five Diamond Hotel 

  • Grand Velas Boutique Hotel Los Cabos | San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico  

New AAA Four Diamond Hotels 

  • Andaz Mexico City Condesa, a Concept by Hyatt | Mexico City, Mexico 
  • Canoe Place Inn & Cottages | Hampton Bays, New York  
  • Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa | Lucea, Jamaica  
  • Grand Palladium Jamaica Resort & Spa | Lucea, Jamaica  
  • Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa | Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico  
  • Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Resort & Spa | Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico 
  • Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Family Resort | Bayahibe, Dominican Republican 
  • Hyatt Regency Mexico City Insurgentes | Mexico City, Mexico  
  • Kimpton Virgilio | Mexico City, Mexico  
  • Sandals Dunn’s River | Ocho Rios, Jamaica 
  • Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort | Suquamish, Washington 
  • Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa | La Fortuna, Costa Rica  
  • The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas, Baja Point | San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur, Mexico  
  • Umbral, Curio Collection by Hilton | Mexico City, Mexico  
  • Volga Hotel |Mexico City, Mexico  

New Four Diamond Restaurants 

  • Itzam| Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico  
  • Le Jardinier | New York, New York  

Diamond lists are updated monthly, as AAA Inspectors visit hotels and restaurants throughout the year. 

Currently, there are approximately 140 Five Diamond hotels and 60 Five Diamond restaurants, and 1,700 Four Diamond hotels and 500 Four Diamond restaurants.  

Plan a visit to Diamond properties on Trip Canvas, AAA’s free travel planning tool, or connect with a AAA travel agent for recommendations and hotel reservations. 

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