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Cabo San Lucas Honeymoon Travel Guide

Cabo San Lucas offers newlyweds a choice of luxury hotel accommodation and gorgeous beaches as well as a variety of activities for adventurous honeymoon couples.

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Medano Beach, Cabo San Lucas
Medano Beach, Cabo San Lucas – Photo courtesy of cabosanlucasbeaches.com

Introducing Cabo San Lucas

Consider the small resort town of Cabo San Lucas for a honeymoon.

Cabo’s golden beaches were featured in the Brad Pitt movie Troy, and the town, once legendary for big-game fishing, is now equally renowned for its world-class golfing fairways and for hosting some of Mexico's most elite resorts.


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What to do and see in Cabo San Lucas


Choose from an array of adventure activities easily available from the city’s beaches, including jet skiing, parasailing, snorkelling, kite sailing, kayaking, diving and horseback riding – perfect for adventurous honeymoon couples.

Later, the boisterous nightlife scene will keep you happily entertained until the early hours of the morning.

San José del Cabo

Or try San José del Cabo. Located just 34km east of Cabo San Lucas, San José del Cabo offers a quiet, old world Mexican town with narrow, tree-lined streets crowded with pastel-coloured houses, art galleries, charming cafés, restaurants and shops selling traditional Mexican handicrafts.

Stroll around the pretty main square, Plaza Mijares, relax on a tree-shaded bench to watch colourful Mexican life pass by or examine colourful mosaics inside the imposing Iglesia San José, a replica of the original mission church built in 1730.

From the famed Lover’s Beach at Land's End on the eastern tip of the peninsula at Cabo San Lucas to Playa Palmilla at San José del Cabo on the eastern side of the Corridor lie several stunning beaches of soft white-sand set between dramatic rocky headlands and edged by the clear turquoise waters of the Sea of Cortes.


Where to stay in Cabo San Lucas

Linking the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo is a 29km-long corridor that boasts some of Mexico's most exclusive resorts.

Here, you can find an excellent choice of accommodation to suit all budgets, including the luxurious and internationally acclaimed One & Only Palmilla at San Jose Del Cabo.

The region's top resorts include the following…

The Resort at PedregalThe Resort at Pedregal
Location: Camino del Mar, Cabo San Lucas
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD1208 per room
Description: This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. The Resort at Pedregal offers private pools in the rooms, has its own private beach area, and state-of-the art fitness centre. Guests are welcomed with a free margarita cocktail. Free WiFi, an ocean view, and complimentary tequila bottle are standard in each room at the Resort at Pedregal. Extras include a Nespresso® coffee machine and 24-hour room services for a fee. The Resort at Pedregal has 3 restaurants offering contemporary Mexican cuisine and seafood specialities. The rooms have fresh fruit service, noon snacks, and drinks provided everyday. A sauna, massage services, and spa as well as hot tubs are among the Resort at Pedregal amenities. Guests can enjoy nearby activities such as snorkelling, diving, and fishing. Los Cabos International Airport is 45 km away, which guests can reach by arranged airport transfer service for a fee. The resort is also only 2 km from Central Cabo San Lucas.

Las Ventanas al ParaisoLas Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort
Location: The Corridor, San Jose Del Cabo
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD1130 per room
Description: Facing the Sea of Cortez, Las Ventanas Al Paraiso is a luxurious property that features a telescope on each suite, wine cellars, hot tubs and private infinity pools in some accommodations and stunning views of the local landscape. The suites provide Bvlgari bath amenities, unique welcome Tequila bottle in-room, marbled bathrooms and adobe fireplaces. If there is an en-suite kitchen, it is fully equipped with state of the art appliances. Spacious seating areas and terraces are also part of these suites and villas. This AAA Five Diamond Award winner has 3 on-site restaurants and a beach bar. The Restaurant serves Mexican dishes, La Cava may create a special menu just for the guest, and The Sea Grill’s is specialized in grilled food. Tequila & Ceviche Bar has a wide variety of beverages and typical Baja California dishes. Concierge service is provided per room. The resort has fresh fruit replenishment each day, a fitness centre and access to the spa las Ventanas. Both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo can be reached in a 15-minute drive. Los cabos International Airport is 26 minutes’ drive away.

One and Only Palmilla ResortOne and Only Palmilla Resort
Location: Punta Palmilla, San José del Cabo
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD1110 per room
Description: This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. This oceanfront hotel features spa treatments in 13 private villas. A 27-hole golf course and rooms with views of the Pacific Ocean or the Sea of Cortez are available. Guest rooms and suites at the One & Only Palmilla boast Mexican designs. Each includes a patio or a balcony. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV and iPod docking station. This hotel ranked among the top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World. Dining options at Palmilla One & Only include ‘Mexiterranean’ and Euro Asian cuisines along with fresh sushi. Tequila tastings are also available at Agua and the resort features over 1,500 international wines. Guests can relax in the 2 outdoor pools or play a game of tennis. One & Only Palmilla in San Jose Del Cabo offers private beach access and a state-of-the-art gym. Scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and shopping are minutes from the One & Only Palmilla. Cabo San Lucas is a 20-minute drive away.

The Cape - a Thompson HotelThe Cape - a Thompson Hotel
Location: Misiones del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD852 per room
Description: Offering two swimming pools and an outdoor spa, this beachfront all inclusive hotel offers accommodation in San José del Cabo. Guests can enjoy a tasty meal at one of the 3 restaurants available on-site. Free WiFi access is available in this resort. Each hotel room features a private balcony, a gourmet mini bar, concierge services and views of the ocean. Other facilities at The Cape – a Thompson Hotel include a hot tub, fitness centre and a bar. A tour desk and luggage storage are offered for guests' convenience, and venues, rooms for weddings, celebrations, conferences, events and meetings are also available. Club Campestre San José golf course is 3.1 km away. and San José Estuary is located 4.7 km from the resort.

Breathless Cabo San Lucas All Inclusive- Adults OnlyBreathless Cabo San Lucas All Inclusive- Adults Only
Location: Paseo de la Marina, Cabo San Lucas
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD653per room
Description: Located in front of El Medano Beach, just next to the Marina Los Cabos, Breathless Cabo San Lucas All Inclusive- Adults Only features a swimming pool, theme parties and free WiFi throughout. The luxury suite offer coffee maker and flat-screen TV. The bathroom comes with hot tub, bathrobes and shower. Slippers and hairdryer are included, and the minibar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water and beer. Guests can enjoy full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks every day. There is unlimited juices and soft drinks as well as unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits. 24-hour room service is available. Breathless Cabo San Lucas All Inclusive- Adults Only is only few steps away from Los Cabos nightlife, the city centre, fine restaurants and shopping areas. The nearest airport is Los Cabos International Airport 50 km away.

Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf ResortHilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort
Location: Cabo San Lucas
Rating: 5-star
Prices: from AUD476 per room
Description: Nestled along one of the area's only swimmable beaches on the Sea of Cortez, this luxury resort and spa features state-of-the-art amenities along with family-friendly activities and facilities. With a full-service spa, a children's club and water sport activities, guests of all ages are sure to have an unforgettable stay at the Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort. The resort also boasts a spacious infinity pool overlooking the water, and complete with a swim-up bar. There are also several on-site restaurants available. The Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort Hilton is only minutes from top-rated golf courses. Nearby San Jose del Cabo offers charming shops along with a variety of historical sites. Recreational activities, including scuba diving, horseback riding and fishing are also easily accessible.

Find the best deal, compare prices and read what other travellers have to say about these and more resorts in Cabo San Lucas at TripAdvisor.


Best time to honeymoon in Cabo San Lucas

The best time to visit Cabo San Lucas is anytime. Cabo is blessed with near perfect weather year round averaging more than 350 days of sunshine a year.

More about Cabo San Lucas weather


Getting to Cabo


Cabo San Lucas is located on the southernmost tip of the peninsula of Baja California, just a short drive south from southern California.

There are direct flights to nearby San Jose Del Cabo International Airport from several airports in the USA, including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Dallas/Ft. Worth. AeroMéxico and Mexicana fly daily from Mexico City to San Jose Del Cabo.

It’s also possibly to drive from Los Angeles, San Diego or Tijuana; Los Angeles to Cabo San Lucas is around 1900km, roughly a 22 hour drive.

Find out how to get to Cabo San Lucas


Latest update Cabo San Lucas honeymoon destination: 10 May, 2017


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