Top Reasons Why Planning a Cabo Wedding May Be the Perfect Destination for Your Event

October 26, 2020

Table of Contents

  1. Perfect Weather
  2. Stunning Venues
  3. Local Expertise
  4. Picturesque Outdoor Settings
  5. Authentic Experience
  6. Affordable
  7. Accessible
  8. Activities for Everyone
  9. Top-Notch Cuisine
  10. One-Stop Honeymoon

Why Cabo

When it comes to accessibility, affordability, and scenery, a Cabo destination wedding takes the cake! Whether it’s a luxurious ceremony on a white sandy beach or a ballroom reception filled with festive flair and immaculate local cuisine, the possibilities are endless and the beauty is bountiful. The best part about this southern destination is that it is not limited to serene settings for your wedding day, Cabo is full of vibrant culture and locations just waiting to be explored, allowing you to easily transition from destination wedding to exotic honeymoon without needing to hop back on a plane. See below for an inside look at the top 10 reasons you should consider a Cabo destination wedding!

Top 10 Reasons to Get Married in Cabo

  1. Perfect Weather

Cabo is every bit as beautiful as it looks in photographs, making it a popular destination for weddings, vacations, and winter getaways. With an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, Los Cabos has some of the most consistent weather in North America. When selecting a date for a Cabo destination wedding, it’s important to keep in mind the seasonal weather and popular times for tourism that may affect availability of venues and the cost of travel. 

  1. Stunning Venues 

Los Cabos encompasses the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. Both cities have some of the world’s most breathtaking venues and are home to several first-class resorts. Whether you prefer the rustic desert or the picturesque ocean as a backdrop for your nuptials, there’s a venue that caters to everyone’s specific needs and styles. 

Chileno Bay 

Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Los Cabos, Chileno Bay Resort & Residences offers luxurious accommodations for its guests and residents. This protective and exclusive cove offers swimmable waters and stunning coral reefs accompanied by a tranquil resort with a contemporary spin on the classic Baja lifestyle. Couple a stunning location with a resort you’ll never want to leave, Chileno Bay Resort & Residences by Auberge Resorts may be the perfect Cabo destination wedding location! 

Carretera Transpeninsular San Jose-San Lucas Km. 15, Playa Chileno Bay, 23410 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico

Las Ventanas al Paraiso

Las Ventanas al Paraiso is a picturesque location for a wedding in Los Cabos. Located between the Sonoran desert and the Sea of Cortez, this spectacular and relaxing resort offers three outdoor wedding location options and two indoor venues as well. Whether you seek a wedding on the beach beneath the stars or a Hacienda-style indoor celebration beneath wood-beamed ceilings, Las Ventanas al Paraiso has tons to offer in regards to style and ambiance!

KM 19.5 Ctra. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur 23400, Mexico

One&Only Palmilla

Rich in both history and tradition, One&Only Palmilla was the first resort built in Los Cabos in the 1950s and served as a luxury getaway for stars like Lucille Ball and John Wayne. It sits on the Baja Peninsula and offers incredible views of the Sea of Cortez as well as access to some of the most swimmable beaches in the region.  From vibrant green lawns to impressive ballrooms, One & Only Palmilla has several options for wedding venue locations based on your style preference. The resort even offers a Mexican chapel that can serve as a ceremony location for up to 40 or the whitewashed exterior can be the backdrop for your reception beneath the Baja night sky. 

Carr Transpeninsular, Tourist Corridor, 23400 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., Mexico

Head to our blog on Top Cabo Wedding Venues for more details!

  1. Local Expertise

The way of life in Los Cabos is laid back and friendly. Local wedding planning companies, such as Amy Abbott Wedding and Events, and in-house help at the hotels can assist with making arrangements to ensure that your destination wedding runs smoothly. Most resorts can also assist with the necessary paperwork you need to get married in Mexico and inform you of the rules. Many couples find it beneficial to work with local experts not only because they speak Spanish fluently, but they can also show you Cabo’s hidden gems that are unknown to the general public.

  1.  Picturesque Outdoor Settings

Say “Cabo” and people think of beaches with smooth, white sand and crystal blue waters, Most beaches in Los Cabos have swimming restrictions which means they’re often not crowded – perfect for couples in search of privacy and the perfect backdrop for their wedding photos. If a desert scene is more your style, this vibrant destination offers plenty of stunning, rustic locations to choose from.

  1. Authentic Experience

Getting married in Cabo offers couples a unique opportunity to incorporate authentic aspects of Mexican culture into the wedding. Why not infuse the fiesta spirit by having a mariachi band perform at the reception or give your guests local tequila as favors? Adding a nod to this exotic destination in your wedding is Muy bien and something guests will remember long after their suntans have faded.

  1. Affordable

Depending on the time of year, air fares to Cabo are competitive, which usually means affordable. The peak season for travel to Cabo is December to April so couples planning a destination wedding during this time are advised to book several months in advance to avoid higher hotel and resort rates. Having a destination wedding in the winter means higher prices and heavy crowds, especially in March and April when spring breakers arrive.

  1. Accessible

Several airlines offer direct flights to Cabo from many metropolitan cities. The easy accessibility combined with a marginal time difference make Cabo an attractive destination for Americans looking for a convenient escape to paradise.

  1. Activities for Everyone

The Los Cabos area boasts some of the top tourist attractions along the Baja California Peninsula and there is no shortage of things to do. Fishing, snorkeling, whale watching, horseback riding, tequila tastings, art excursions, and city tours – there is something for everyone to enjoy. Though the beaches and watersports certainly have their appeal, Cabo is also known for having some of the most celebrated golf courses in the world and a thriving arts and culture scene. 

  1. Top Notch Cuisine

With its abundance of fresh seafood and gourmet Mexican cuisine it’s easy to see what draws food lovers to Cabo. In fact, Cabo is home to some of the most renowned chefs in the world spearheading restaurants that provide a sensorial dining experience of fine gastronomy. The luxury resorts feature excellent onsite restaurants, which not only showcase newly caught fish and locally grown organic food but also stunning ocean views.

  1. One stop Honeymoon

When you get married in Cabo there is no need to hop on a plane to travel anywhere else for your honeymoon since you’re already in paradise! Cabo is perfect for honeymooners looking for some seclusion to relax after months of wedding planning. There are plenty of resorts in Cabo that are quiet and intimate and many offer luxurious spa treatments. For active couples looking to add some recreation to their honeymoon Cabo hosts a wide range of activities such as paddleboarding, snorkeling, or golf.

Importance of Videography

While a picture of a bride and groom at the altar is beautiful, it’s much more memorable to relive their vows via video. With a scene as picturesque as Cabo, videography is key! Imagine the amazing footage that can be captured via drone! Allow Elysium Productions to catch every detail, capture every moment, and create a lasting story that will be a cinematic masterpiece you will cherish forever!

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