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A Most major airlines fly in and out of Los Cabos including: Delta Air, American Airlines, Westjet, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, Alaska Airlines, Air Transat, Porter Airlines and Air Canada. It's best to review each airline's website to learn if your local airport serves as a departing city for Los Cabos.
A Los Cabos International Airport in San Jose del Cabo is the closest airport to Cabo San Lucas. Our luxury beach resort is just 39 km (24 miles) southwest of Los Cabos International Airport (SJD), approximately a 20-minute drive to our hotel on Highway 1.
A Yes, both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo are safe for tourists to explore and enjoy a peaceful vacation. In fact, there was a recent article in the Forbes Travel Guide that explained that, "'Today, Los Cabos is safer than ever,' said Rodrigo Esponda, managing director of the Los Cabos Tourism Board. 'In the past year alone, the public and private sector have invested close to $50 million to upgrade security infrastructure, equipment and personnel. There has never been such a united and intensified effort to ensure safety'". As you can see, now is the perfect time to visit the beautiful Los Cabos.
A No, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo are two cities that together are known as Los Cabos. They do share a coastline, but are 20-minutes apart and offer two different atmospheres. Cabo San Lucas is known for a more vibrant party scene, while San Jose del Cabo tends to be more tranquil. Grand Velas Los Cabos is located right in the middle.
A Expect sunshine 350 days a year in Cabo due to its desert climate and the Californian Gulf breeze. Winter months average in the mid 70's, while summer months can get just above 100 degrees, so pack accordingly and don't forget floppy hats, sunglasses, and sunblock. Evenings do cool off significantly due to less humidity. The best time to visit Cabo is from May to June after the bird migration, but before the hurricane season. If you're into whale-watching, plan to visit between December and March, and if you wish to go fishing, plan for the late summer or fall.
A Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is located in the Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7) time zone just like Denver, CO. It is one hour ahead of California's Pacific Standard Time, and two hours ahead of New York's Eastern Standard Time Zone.
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Cabo's Sonoro Gulf Coast Desert climate sees sun year-round. Winter months from December through March average in the mid 70's, while the summer months, June through September, can get just above 100 degrees. Pack accordingly and don't forget floppy hats, sunglasses, and sunblock. Evenings cool off significantly due to less humidity. Hurricane season runs from June through November, with August through October having typically the strongest winds. The spring months, March through May, bring comfortable warm breezes and 80-degree temperatures.

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December is a great time to visit Los Cabos, with beautiful sunny weather, and whales arriving after migrating to the surrounding waters from the Bering Sea and it is also a great time to hit Cabo's world-class beaches, with the warm desert climate providing temps in the mid 70s and 80s.
 
  • Whale Watching

    From December through May, Baja is home to eight of the world's eleven whale species, who visit to birth and raise their young. In December, whale watchers can spot up to five different types of whales from Greys to Humpbacks, and sports fisherman can head out along the coast to catch striped and blue marlin.
    What I can do in Los Cabos in December - Whale Watching
     
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  • Holidays Decoration in Cabo

    During the holidays, the center of San José del Cabo is decorated with a big lighted tree, and Mexican sweets and holiday treats can be found in the town's charming shops.
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  • Open-Wheel Tour

    Get behind the wheel of your own open-wheel tour car and explore Cabo. Play at your own pace on the Wide Open dirt track or backroads of the Baja Peninsula. Radio communication keeps you in touch with the tour guide who is there to keep you on track. Find your own way, off the beaten path, or let your guide direct you toward some of the backcountry's best sights. Push the envelope and conquer the elements off-road.
    What I can do in Los Cabos in December - Open-Wheel Tour
     
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  • Camel Safari

    Imagine the eco-adventure of a lifetime. Track deep into the heart of the Baja outback onboard Unimog trucks to a hidden destination - Rancho San Cristobal. Enjoy spectacular scenery along the way and savor authentic Mexican cuisine upon arrival. Then it's time to saddle up for the ultimate adventure - a camel ride along a pristine, golden sand beach. Finish your adventure with a fun tequila tasting session, making this the ultimate outback adventure in Cabo San Lucas.
    What I can do in Los Cabos in December - Camel Safari
     
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  • Ultralight Sky Tours 

    Explore all of Cabo from a new perspective. Fly high above the towering granite cliffs and sparkling azure seas in the rear seat of a powered hang glider. Let our experienced, licensed pilot take you on an unforgettable journey to discover the beauty of Baja from the air. With a range of tours, there's an adventure for everybody's thrill level, from short 10 minute hops to a 65 minute flight across all of the Baja peninsula.
    What I can do in Los Cabos in December - Ultralight Sky Tours
     
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  • Flyboarding

    If you crave the adrenaline rush of the coolest adventure sports in Los Cabos, you have to hop on a flyboard. Step into the wakeboard boots and get ready to soar and dive with the warm, clear Cabo waters around you. A personal watercraft provides a continuous water-powered jet to your specially equipped board, and our experienced trainers control your power and height. You do the rest with simple movements of your feet, knees and body weight. You'll be flying through the air and hovering like a pro in no time.
    What I can do in Los Cabos in December - Flyboarding
     
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Yes! You can swim in the Los Cabos beaches! With breathtaking beaches at every turn, beach hopping in Los Cabos is the way to go. Some are great for surfing, and for water sports. Due to powerful undertows and treacherous waves, many beaches are not swimmable and therefore are best for just sunbathing. Playa Solmar, Lover's Beach, Divorce Beach, Chileno Beach, and Tequila Cove are among Los Cabo's best swimmable beaches. Make sure to check local weather and be aware of changing sea conditions before jumping in as every beach is different and can vary based on time of day.

A Aside from amazing family-friendly activities found right at our resort, there are many attractions nearby perfect for mom, dad, and the kids. Cabo Dolphins and Cabo Submarine are two of the top choices for young children. Surf lessons at High Tide Sea Expeditions or Sea Trek, and Scuba adventures with Cabo Expeditions may appeal to the older kids. Everyone loves Wild Wet Fun Water Park, just north of San José del Cabo. Take a camel ride along the beach, or swim, snorkel and play in the sand at the many local beaches.
A Yes, our personalized concierge service is available 24 hours/day for all of your travel needs. They can help you book tours and excursions so you experience all that Los Cabos has to offer. Visit loscabos.grandvelas.com/things-to-do for some local options.
A Hurricane season in Mexico runs from June 1st to November 30th, with August through October having the strongest winds. But don't let that stop your travel plans, as our All-Inclusive resort has every provision to keep you safe and entertained, however it's rare for Pacific hurricanes to make landfall in Los Cabos.
A Aside from amazing family-friendly activities found right at our resort, there are many attractions nearby perfect for the entire family. Cabo Dolphins and Cabo Submarine are two of the top choices for young children. Surf lessons at High Tide Sea Expeditions or Sea Trek, and Scuba adventures with Cabo Expeditions may appeal to older kids. Everyone loves Wild Wet Fun Water Park, just north of San Jose del Cabo. Take a camel ride along the beach or swim, snorkel and play in the sand at the many local beaches.
A Los Cabos is warm and dry and averages about 350 sunny days per year. The local motto boasts, "no bad days" and it's true! Los Cabos is a beautiful destination all year round. The "high season" in Los Cabos is from October to July with temperatures ranging between 58°F and 96°F. Los Cabos has a typical rainy season from July to November. If you're looking to catch a glimpse of the migrating humpback whales, December and March are the best times to visit. In Los Cabos, there's truly something for everyone in every season.
A Yes! Southwest Airlines does fly into the international airport in Los Cabos. Make sure to check the Southwest Airlines website to learn more about departing cities and flight availability.
A All major hotels and restaurants provide purified water and bottled water is always available throughout Los Cabos. Although many people drink the water directly from the tap, it's not always recommended. We recommend asking for bottled water wherever you go.
A The international airport in Los Cabos is located in San Jose del Cabo, approximately 30 minutes driving from downtown Cabo San Lucas.
A September in Los Cabos is the rainiest month of the year. Even though it's rainy, Los Cabos is still a desert and the area will only average about four days of rainfall over the course of the month. Temperatures average between 75°-90°F (24°-32°C), but the city can be quieter as this is also considered the low season, so it's a good time to visit the cultural attractions without the crowds.
A The weather in Los Cabos in December is dry and cool. The temperature ranges from 59°-79°F (15°-26°C). The days are warm and sunny and the evenings in December are cool and breezy, so make sure to pack a jacket or sweater. Since this is outside of the rainy season, rain is a rare occurrence during this time of the year.
A The weather in November in Los Cabos ranges from 64°-84°F (18°-29°C) and it's influenced by the Subtropical Dry Arid (desert) climate. You can expect to be bathed in sunlight with a heat waves around midday and cool evenings. Since November is outside of the tropical rainy season, rain is uncommon during this time of the year.
A Los Cabos is famous for a number of iconic landmarks such as The Marina, the numerous stretches of Pacific coast beaches, The Arch at Land's End, San Jose del Cabo, Todos Santos, Cabo Pulmo, Sierra de la Laguna and if you're a scuba diver - the famous Sand Falls. We recommend trying all of the exciting activities in Los Cabos on your next trip!
A The weather in Los Cabos in August ranges from 77°-92°F (25°-33°C) and generally averages about 2 days of rain. Many visitors enjoy visiting Los Cabos during the "rainy season" in August to take advantage of best deals for flights to Los Cabos.
A Cabo San Lucas and Cabo San Jose - better known as "Los Cabos", is located on the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula, on the Pacific West Coast of Mexico.