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You need to know this before traveling to Cabo San Lucas


Are you thinking about traveling to Cabo San Lucas soon? Excellent choice! Cabo, a paradisiacal tourist destination at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, Mexico, is famous for its beautiful beaches, diverse vacation environments, and luxurious lodging options. Before packing your bags and embarking on this exciting adventure, it's essential to know some important aspects to make the most of your experience.

Photo of the beautiful Cabo San Lucas shoreline, something to enjoy on your next trip with Airbnb Cabo San Lucas
Photo by Josh Withers

Where is Cabo San Lucas?

Cabo is located in the state of Baja California Sur, Mexico. It consists of two main cities: Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, connected by the famous Tourist Corridor. Both offer a wide range of activities to enjoy during your stay and landscapes that combine the sea with the desert.

If you want to get a better idea of location and landmarks before traveling to Cabo San Lucas, check out this 360° experience.

Also read: Is Cabo San Lucas Safe? Know The Facts About Safety in Paradise

Weather in Cabo San Lucas

The weather in Cabo San Lucas is enviable for most of the year. With over 300 days of sunshine per year, it's a perfect destination for those looking to escape the cold and enjoy warm tropical weather.

The months from November to April are considered high season, with pleasant temperatures ranging between 68°F and 85°F. During the summer, from May to October, the weather in Cabo tends to be hotter, easily reaching 100°F. However, the sea breezes and the waters of the Gulf of California offer refreshing relief.

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Cabo Airport

As one of the most visited destination in Mexico by locals and foreigners alike, Cabo is very well-connected. Traveling to Cabo San Lucas by air is simple, as there are more than 500 direct flights per week to and from the USA, Canada, and Mexico.

The Los Cabos International Airport (IATA Code: SJD) is the main gateway to this region. Located about 11 kilometers north of San Jose del Cabo and about 48 kilometers south of Cabo San Lucas, this airport receives domestic and international flights throughout the year.

Less known is another airport in Cabo, the only international private airport in all of Mexico: the Cabo San Lucas International Airport (IATA Code: CSL), 7 kilometers northwest of the city.

Advance planning for transportation to and from the airport is important to start and end your stay stress-free. If you book your accommodation with Naya Homes, we also offer shuttle service from Cabo Airport to your lodging.

Lodging in Cabo

From Cabo San Lucas all inclusive family resorts, to cozy apartments, hotels ranging in different categories, spacious houses, to luxury villas with personalized services, there are many lodging options in Cabo.

If you are searching for alternatives to Cabo San Lucas all inclusive resorts, and you are looking for a family-friendly option, here are some of the Naya Homes accommodations that we recommend in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo:

Condo in Cabo San Lucas with views of the Arch 

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Residential Tamar, an accommodation from Naya Homes in Cabo San Lucas

Apartment in Cabo San Lucas with private terrace and ocean view

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605 Tower, an accommodation from Naya Homes in Cabo

Six-bedroom villa in Cabo San Lucas with garden, private pool and BBQ

Villa Cola De Ballena, an accommodation from Naya Homes in Cabo San Lucas


Tips for your trip to Cabo San Lucas

  • Sunscreen and insect repellent: The sun can be intense, so make sure to apply sunscreen and carry insect repellent to avoid any discomfort.

  • Cash: Although most places accept credit and debit cards, it's always useful to carry some cash for small purchases or tips.

  • Reservations: If you plan to do specific activities, such as dining at popular restaurants or tours, it's advisable to book in advance to avoid setbacks.

  • Plan and book your lodging in advance: The high influx of tourists during peak seasons or special dates can result in limited availability of Airbnb in Cabo San Lucas. Research, plan, and make reservations so you don't miss out on the best accommodations to relax in Cabo.

At Naya Homes, we understand the importance of having comfortable and convenient accommodation during your trip to Cabo San Lucas. With a wide selection of luxury villas, beachfront apartments, and houses, we can help you find the perfect accommodation for your needs. Don't waste any more time searching, book today with Naya Homes and start planning your getaway to Cabo!



F.A.Q.

What is the time zone in Cabo San Lucas?

The state of Baja California Sur, Mexico, and hence, Cabo, is located in a time zone called Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7), also known in Mexico as Mexican Pacific Standard Time, which is one hour more than Pacific Standard Time.

How is Cabo San Lucas weather in January?

Cabo San Lucas weather in January ranges from 75°F (24°C) and 80°F (27°C) during the day. At night, it can drop to 55°F (13°C). This weather makes it a perfect destination if you want to take a break from the peak of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, but don’t like the intense hotness of the summer.

How is Cabo San Lucas weather in December?

Cabo San Lucas weather in December is warm and sunny, with temperatures similar to the ones in January. The chances of rain are very low, and the weather is not humid but dry.

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