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Christmas in Los Cabos

Best Christmas Activities and Events in Los Cabos

CATEGORY: Holidays | 11.28.2022

If the idea of swapping out winter coats and snow boots for swimsuits and sun hats instead sounds appealing, heading to scenic Los Cabos over Christmas promises to be an inspiring option! This beautiful vacation destination is one of Mexico’s finest and a locale that’s loved by adventurers the world over. The following activities and events are great for boosting your Christmas in Los Cabos holiday itinerary in 2022 and making even more of the fun that awaits.

Enjoy the Holiday Festivities at the Marina in Cabo San Lucas

Los Cabos is a vacation destination that knows how to elevate luxury and style at every turn. Those who head this way over the Christmas holiday to enjoy some fun under the sun will find the Cabo San Lucas Marina is one of the top destinations for making the most of holiday décor, festivities, and excitement. This above-and-beyond marina is world-class in every way. It’s a destination that offers luxury yacht owners and crew members a fantastic place to not only dock but enjoy a variety of area conveniences too! The marina in Cabo San Lucas hosts no less than 380 slips as well as enough space to accommodate 200-foot vessels year-round. This makes it a great place for visitors to come and stroll while admiring the scenery and the magnitude of luxury sitting right on the water. During Christmastime, those who head this way will also enjoy access to a variety of Christmas events and musical performances that are hosted in the marina’s many plazas, restaurants, and boutiques. The area is always well-decked out in holiday attire, enhancing the Christmas fun every step of the way.

Explore San Jose Del Cabo this Christmas

Those who are looking to infuse a little history and culture into their holiday fun will want to head towards the main plaza in San Jose del Cabo this Christmas. This is considered a rich cultural center of Los Cabos and during this time of year, guests can count on the entire downtown being lavishly decorated in lights and fantastic Christmas décor as well. Spend time strolling the main plaza or stopping into the many art galleries that line the streets. There are also a variety of cafes and restaurants to enjoy and you’re likely to come across holiday music performances along the way as well.

Book a Whale Watching Tour Over the Holidays

Between the months of December and April, Gray whales and Humpback whales alike migrate through the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez as they make their way toward the Pacific Ocean. This means that travelers heading to Los Cabos over Christmas will be just in time to make the most of exciting and inspiring whale-watching tour opportunities! These incredible excursions introduce guests to the migration patterns and behaviors of these incredible marine creatures but it’s likely that along the way, you’ll encounter sea lions, sea turtles, and Bottlenose dolphins too. There are a variety of eco-friendly tour companies across Los Cabos that offer whale-watching experiences around Christmas. Many are led by naturalists who are excited to share insightful information about whale protection and conservation. If you’re looking to enhance the experience even further, be sure to book a tour where options to listen to whale calls underwater using hydrophones are included in the tour lineup. It’s bound to be a holiday experience you won’t soon forget.

Celebrate Los Posadas

When you make your way to Mexico over Christmas, travelers will quickly find that celebrations extend far beyond the 25th of December. In Los Cabos, Los Posadas is celebrated for 9 days as the journey of Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem is commemorated. Los Posadas happens between December 16th and the 24th and includes nightly candlelight processionals as well as house parties with family and friends. Even if you don’t participate in the fun, watching candlelight parades go by this time of year is always an inspiring sight.

Enjoy the Sun, Sand, and Surf

While there are many set events during the holidays in Los Cabos, those coming this way for a Christmas vacation are also free to spend ample leisure time on the sand, soaking up the sun. Los Cabos is packed with pristine beaches to explore, and the year-round amazing weather and sunshine mean summer activities are well within reach at the end of December. Consider heading over to places like Medano Beach, Lover’s Beach, or Divorce Beach when you’re looking to maximize your time on the sand in style. Many of these stretches of shoreline make for easy access to on-the-water fun including boat rentals, sailing tours, snorkeling, swimming, and diving alike.

Book Your Christmas in Cabo Today

Elevate your Christmas in Cabo further when you book luxurious accommodations through Elegant Mexico while you’re here. Our team is happy to handle the details so our guests can focus on an incredible holiday away. Reach out to learn more and to start planning!