Gastro Bar at Paradisus
Spotlights Basque Cuisine by 8-Star Michelin Chef Martin Berasategui
By Paulina Berkovich
At Paradisus, a luxury resort in Los Cabos, one of the many attractions is the variety of culinary delights that are sure to thrill every visitor. Among the seven restaurants and seven bars, everyone is sure to find something that suits their taste. But Chef Martin Berasategui’s Gastro Bar sets the standard for incomparable cuisine. This new restaurant provides an unforgettable experience that will leave diners eager to return again and again.
Martin Berasategui holds a long list of awards, including eight Michelin stars, and Gastro Bar showcases some of his finest achievements, highlighting a variety of contemporary Basque cuisine. The restaurant has a formal dress code and an intimate feel. With a capacity of just 44 people, it’s the perfect spot to linger over dinner with that special someone.
Born in San Sebastian, Berasategui started helping at his family’s restaurant as a teenager. He was just 25 when he earned his first Michelin star. He now holds eight stars and numerous other awards, including Spanish Chef 1996, awarded by the Spanish Academy of Gastronomy. His restaurant group manages properties around the world.
Throughout his distinguished career, Berasategui has collaborated with a long list of companies and brands to develop new products. He has written many books, most recently a collection of 150 easy and tasty recipes that was published last year.
In total, he has five restaurants on Paradisus Resorts properties, including three in Mexico and two in the Dominican Republic.
Paradisus Los Cabos, run by Melia, offers its guests a private beach, lush gardens and terraces. Its open areas are perfect for hosting weddings and special events. It also boasts a large convention center with over 13,500 sq. ft. of space and 8 private meeting rooms. The Convention Center is one of the largest in Los Cabos, with state of the art technology such as projections with mapping and 360° view.
Experiences that enrich your stay are at the core of the Paradisus brand. The spacious beach can fit up to 3,000 guests in banquet style. Guests of all ages are welcome to enjoy outdoor dining at the Gabi Beach Club. There is no dress code at this elegant beachfront location, which offers a broad selection of international cuisines.
Guests should also be sure to experience the pure bliss of the YHI Spa. You will leave feeling rejuvenated in body and soul after a massage or beauty treatment with the expert staff, using only the most extraordinary products to guarantee ultimate relaxation.
With a separate Royal Service exclusively for adults and a Family Concierge area for those traveling with children, Paradisus is the perfect place to stay no matter your reason for traveling. The caring, attentive staff will make sure your experience exceeds all your expectations.
The Royal Service comes with exclusive benefits. Personal butlers are available to assist you throughout your stay, and a cell phone for communication with your butler is included. Guests can customize and enhance their experience with aromatic pillows, an aromatherapy menu, individualized coffee service, and evening cocktails and snacks.
All the guest rooms are sophisticated and luxurious. Options include garden view suites or ocean view suites that overlook the beautiful Sea of Cortez. A Royal Service Ocean Front Master suite, for example, features separate living and dining areas and amenities including two 50-inch TVs with satellite channels, a mini-fridge and safe, and a private terrace.
There’s no shortage of activities during the day, with options including volleyball and football on the beach, yoga and other fitness classes, and a variety of culinary workshops, such as cocktails, sushi, Spanish omelettes or guacamole. A kids’ zone has creative activities for children ages four to 12, and a separate club allows teenagers to participate in sports, movie nights and more.
Paradisus Los Cabos is the ultimate vacation destination, and a dinner at Gastro Bar is the ultimate addition to round out a perfect stay.
To make reservations please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (624) 144-0000 OPEN to the General Public after 6:30pm – daily. Adults only.