Film aficionados can visit Los Cabos International Film Festival in Cabos San Lucas, Mexico this 13-17 November, which will feature full-length, short films, and documentaries, created by some of the top up and coming film makers across Mexico, The United States, and Canada. The Los Cabos International Film Festival makes a positive contribution to the development of world film culture with a special focus on Mexican, American and Canadian films. This year they seek to continue promoting a festival dedicated to the shared vision of this multicultural and vibrant region, which year after year continues to explore risky, thoughtful and inspiring cinematographic proposals for international audiences. The Film Festival showcases the best of Mexican and Latin American talent to the North American market, through a carefully curated film program and a dynamic industry platform headed by Los Cabos Meet - MART.
This year the Festival’s opening gala feature will be Martin Scorsese’s greatly expected The Irishman, starring Robert de Niro, who will introduce the movie. Scorsese’s new film, a reflection on hidden ties between organized crime and American political elites, was filmed by the Mexican cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto.
Destinations in Paradise offers luxury lodging for festival guestsLocated just 15 minutes away from colonial San Jose del Cabo, Destinations in Paradise’s Casa Bellamar’s oceanfront property offers absolute privacy and seclusion. After a day at the Los Cabos International Film Festival this is the perfect place to come back to relax and unwind. Sprawling down the East Cape, in Playa Tortuga, this luxury villa is amidst one of the rarest beach destinations in the world. Built to match its incomparable surroundings with luxurious, spacious interiors and extraordinary outdoor spaces, Casa Bellamar is a hidden paradise with endless unspoiled beach and ocean views. This self-sustainable property offers privacy and easy access to colonial San Jose del Cabo via the newly paved scenic road, or head east to any of the idyllic beaches known for surfing and snorkeling. The 6,833 square meter property features eight bedrooms, and fifteen bathrooms – sleeping eighteen in total.
Other events taking place around the world where Destinations in Paradise properties are housed include: the 2019 Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival which just took place across the Island of Hawai‘i, Maui and O‘ahu. The festival hosts some of the best cuisine and wine the Hawaiian Islands have to offer over three weekends, featuring a roster of over 150 internationally-renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, and wine and spirit producers. The festival’s mission is to reignite a love of the land, looking back to a time when Hawaii was 100% sustainable. Since its 2011 launch, HFWF has donated more than $2.4 million to community organizations that support sustainability, culinary programs and agriculture. Guests will share in the diverse cuisine of this world-class destination and “Taste our Love for the Land.”
Destinations in Paradise’s secluded oceanfront estate provides premier lodging for the ultimate Hawaiian getaway. The Big Island property is the pinnacle of luxury living. Guests have access to resort amenities including, a gym, tennis courts, spa, contemporary and local art collections, and a PGA golf course on the stunning property of Hawaiian Archipelago, located on Mauna Kea Coast. Composed of three pod-style pavilions under one roof, the expansive estate facilitates an ideal group travel spot for privacy and tranquility. Pristine and lush tropical flora, palms, heliconia, and plumeria surround the landscape along with numerous water features peppered throughout. Rest comfortably after a long day of food & wine tasting in this 5,358 square foot estate - featuring five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and two half bathrooms making it an ideal property to experience the seamlessness of indoor-outdoor living.
About Los Cabos International Film FestivalFounded in 2012 by Scott Cross, Sean Cross, Eduardo Sanchez-Navarro Redo, Alfonso Pasquel, Juan Gallardo Thurlow, Eduardo Sánchez-Navarro Rivera Torres, and Pablo Sanchez-Navarro, the Los Cabos International Film Festival is an international film festival that takes place annually in mid-November in Los Cabos, Mexico. It was created to create exposure to the Mexican film industry and it’s up and coming filmmakers.About Hawai‘i Food & FestivalThe Festival features a roster of more than 150 internationally renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, and winemakers and mixologists. Hawaii Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) is a program of the non-profit, Hawaii Ag and Culinary Alliance. Its mission is to attract national and international attention to the extraordinary culinary talent and the diversity of quality locally grown products to ensure Hawaii maintains its competitive edge as a world-class destination. In the past 8 years, HFWF has expanded from a three-day festival with 30 chefs in Waikiki to more than 20 events with over 10,000 attendees and 120 chefs spanning three Islands. Since its 2011 launch, HFWF has donated more than $2.4 million to community organizations that support sustainability, culinary programs and agriculture.About Destinations in ParadiseDestinations in Paradise is a luxurious resort company with properties in Mendocino California, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and Hawaii. Destinations in Paradise is a pristine getaway for any suave wanderer, couple or family. The perfect travel escape amidst panoramic natural scenery, the luxury retreats offer extraordinary experiences to guests, whether having a whale shark encounter, hiking in national parks, swimming with dolphins, art and wine festivals, enjoying contemporary and local art collections, and observing a rare sea turtle hatching release. Full service amenities such as a personal Paradise Butler are available to accommodate guests’ every need, helping them to achieve maximum relaxation during their stay.
For more information about Destinations in Paradise, or to book your stay at one of the properties please visit:https://destinationsinparadise.com/For more information about The Los Cabos International Film Festival, please visit: https://www.cabosfilmfestival.com/. For more information on the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival, visit: https://hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com