Alessandro Balestra on Los Cabos

In his newly adopted home of Baja California, The Montage’s Alessandro Balestra has quickly become an insider.

After growing up in Switzerland and working in Dubai, Maldives and Spain, Alessandro Balestra returned to the country where he was born just three years ago, establishing a new home in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. Currently in the role of manager of experiences and communications at Montage Los Cabos, he works in PR, social media and in creating new out-of-the-box experiences for hotel guests.

Since opening in the spring of 2018, the stunning 16-hectare beachside property on the Los Cabos corridor has already attracted notice in The Hollywood Reporter. Celebrities love Montage for its super-private accommodations and, in addition to 122 guest rooms and suites, the new resort has 52 luxe residences. For his job, and out of a personal passion, Balestra’s made it his mission to discover the best of the area. “Now my local friends ask me where to eat and what to do,” he laughs. “I think when you come from outside, you see things from a different perspective.” So, we just had to ask him to tell us his favourite things in Baja.