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Top 6 Reasons to Plan a Destination Wedding in Cabo

If you’re thinking about getting married, congratulations! And if you’re thinking about having a destination wedding, even better! Cabo is the perfect destination for your beach wedding. With its beautiful beaches, stunning sunsets, and peculiar landscapes, it’s no wonder that this is one of the most popular destination wedding locations in Mexico and in the world.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled adventure with your friends and family, destination weddings in Cabo have something to offer everyone. In this blog, we’ll cover six reasons why planning a destination wedding in Cabo should be at the top of your list.

lisa wright wedding planner in los cabos
Greetings from the famous rock formation ”El Arco”

Where is Los Cabos?

”Los Cabos” is located at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Sur peninsula. It comprises two towns: San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas separated by several miles, creating a ”resort corridor” with many hotels and golf courses.

To visit this beautiful destination, you would fly into Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) just 20 minutes from San Jose del Cabo.

San Jose del Cabo

San Jose del Cabo is where the government of Los Cabos municipality and the Town Hall is. It is a laid-back town with cobblestone streets and a central square with many historic Colonial buildings from the 18th century.

Galleries, restaurants, and artisan jewelry shops create a relaxed bohemian vibe where the art scene is truly appreciated by art collectors. This is the perfect place to stroll in the evening around a true colonial town that seems to be lost in time.

A colorful colonial mexican town with hanging flags
Charming and quaint San Jose del Cabo

Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas is centered around the marina and entertainment area. The main attractions are water sports, nightlife, top restaurants, and the famous whale season. The iconic natural stone arch ”El Arco” and Medano Beach are just minutes away from here.

What once was a completely rural, remote, and undeveloped fishermen’s town, it’s now one of the most famous beach spots in the world. This is where most visitors choose to stay, referring to it just as ”Cabo”.

While Cabo San Lucas is the more popular city with exciting nightlife and a bustling downtown, San Jose del Cabo is a quieter destination with traditional Mexican charm. 

A view of cabo san lucas marina with boats and yatchts and the mountains at the back
A busy marina with seals as pets!

1. Stunning Landscapes

When it comes to beach destinations, there are few places that can compare to Los Cabos. With its stunning desertic landscapes, crystal-clear water, natural beauty, and breathtaking views, Cabo is a truly unique location for a beach destination wedding.

Not sure if Cabo is for you? Here are 7 amazing wedding locations in Mexico and the Caribbean!

2. Perfect Weather

Unlike many other destinations, the weather in Los Cabos is consistent year-round. With mostly warm temperatures between 82°F (28°C) and 91°F (33°C) during the day and evenings cooling down between 55°F (13°C) and 75°F (24°C). The mild weather means you can get married outdoors any time of year!

With more than 350 days of sun a year, it’s very unlikely you will experience rain during your trip, and what’s best, the chances of needing to change your wedding plans to an enclosed backup venue are literally 4%! Although May to October is the ”rainy” season, the possibility of experiencing a heavy storm or even actual rain, is very low.

A chart with the average temperature and rain of Los Cabos

Check-out real-time weather in Los Cabos in this link.

3. Sensational Resorts

Los Cabos offers a list of endless beachfront resorts to choose from, which translates into infinite possibilities for wedding locations, so you are guaranteed to find the perfect spot that checks all the boxes on your preference and needs.

Are you looking for a luxurious grand resort with world-class amenities? You got it! Do you prefer a more affordable option that accommodates large families? Done! A more intimate boutique property with a classic colonial feel for your destination wedding in Cabo? It’s all possible!

Here’s a super complete list of resorts in Cabo perfect for weddings. Not sure how to choose the right resort for your wedding? We cover everything and give you some tips in this blog.

aerial view of a beach resort ideal for a destination wedding in cabo
Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos is a great location for a wedding!

4. Fun for All

Los Cabos is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and thrill seekers. This area is home to a wide range of activities to do day or night, all year long. Whether you are interested in shopping, sports, nature or culture, you will surely find something for you.

Golf, fishing, hiking tours, kayaking, walking tours, snorkeling, beach hopping, food expeditions, ATVs, camel walks on the beach, sandboarding on the dunes, and the star of the show: whale watching season.

There’s no shortage of adventures in this beautiful location, and with so many things to do and see, you and your guests will fall in love with everything Cabo has to offer.

A whale jumping above the water in Los Cabos
See a giant of the sea from Mid-December to May

5. Delicious Food

When it comes to food, Los Cabos is in a league of its own. Surrounded by sea, local fishermen will ensure you have the freshest ingredients for tasty meals and of course, succulent seafood.

The famous Baja Tacos, made out of shrimp or fish will satisfy your taco cravings. Dishes with smoked Marlin, chocolate clams, and other Mexican delicacies are aplenty. Do not forget to try them with an ice-cold Mexican beer or a pina colada for the whole foodie experience. So forget about your diet and come get a taste of Cabo!

fish tacos with a pina colada by the pool
Signature Baja Tacos are a must-try!

6. Easy Access

Cabo is also easy and convenient to get to. With nonstop flights from the major U.S. and world cities, many with direct flights, it’s just a short trip away from home. This makes travel easy and affordable for your guests. So relax and let Cabo take care of your dream wedding!

Check out what’s the nearest airport to you that offers a direct flight to Los Cabos at: flightconnections.com

A map with plane routes of direct flights to los cabos
A perfect vacation spot for US and Canada travelers

Conclusion

If you’re looking for a destination where there’s always something relaxing or fun to do, look no further than Los Cabos. From swimming with whales to nature walks to golfing, there’s something here for everyone.

Besides being one of the most beautiful places in the world, it’s perfect for couples who want to celebrate their marriage. There are endless possibilities for wedding venues, from picturesque locations on the beach to luxury resorts with rooftops, a destination wedding in Cabo is surely an event to remember!

Beach wedding ceremony setting with a flower and greenery arch at dreams los cabos wedding resort
Say ”I Do” in Los Cabos!

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