Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Los Cabos Wedding Guide

Los Cabos is a large area located on the Baja California Peninsula of Mexico. The Los Cabos area includes the towns of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, as well as a 20-mile strip of luxury hotels and golf courses between the two towns, known as the Resort Corridor or "el corredor." Destination weddings in Los Cabos are popular because of its close proximity to the USA, its high-end resorts, and beautiful beaches. The area is also full of activities to keep guests busy, including sport fishing, whale watching, sailing, diving, surfing, relaxing spa experiences, and world-class golf at eight golf courses, including the 27-hole Palmilla Golf Club designed by Jack Nicklaus.

1. Wedding Locations in Los Cabos

You can expect nothing but the best for your wedding day in Los Cabos. The area offers some exceptional resorts for weddings, all with luxurious accommodations and first-class amenities. The following is just a sample of what the area offers.

Esperanza, An Auberge Resort $$$$$

Image: Esperanza, An Auberge Resort, copyright Esperanza, An Auberge Resort.

This ultra luxurious boutique hotel features 50 oceanview casitas and six luxury suites, ranging from 925 to 3,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space featuring large outdoor terraces and views of the Sea of Cortez. No stranger to the rich and famous, Esperanza has known to host many famous celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jennifer Garner, Owen Wilson, and Paul McCartney. For more information, photographs, and wedding videos, visit Esperanza, An Auberge Resort.

One&Only Palmilla $$$$$

Image: One&Only Palmilla, copyright One&Only Resorts.

This serenely private and sensually elegant resort features expansive ocean-facing accommodation, each with veranda, sunbeds, and indulgent amenities. Internationally acclaimed as the quintessential embodiment of elegance, every need is attended to with gracious hospitality, and the distinctive artistry of Mexico is discovered at every turn, from wrought iron as delicately patterned as lace to massive wooden doors weathered with age for authentic beauty. Perched above the beach, accommodation is presented in single-story and three-story buildings, or "casas," encircling the resort grounds along the peninsula's edge. With its historic chapel exuding an aura of romance and enchantment, One&Only Palmilla is a heavenly location for a wedding or honeymoon. For more information, photos, and wedding videos visit One&Only Palmilla.

Marquis Los Cabos $$$$

Image: Marquis Los Cabos, copyright Marquis Los Cabos Hotel.

Marquis Los Cabos offers its guests the utmost in luxury and service. Each of our suites and casitas include spectacular amenities, and every room features a breathtaking ocean view. Whether you select a junior suite, a 1,420 sq. ft. master suite or a spacious casita with a private pool, you are sure to appreciate the hotel's contemporary Mexican décor. All accommodations include luxurious amenities such as hydromassage tubs, Bulgari toiletries, Frette bed linens, down comforters, bathrobes and more. As a guest at Marquis Los Cabos, you awaken to a complimentary Marquis breakfast that has been placed in a private niche each morning to be enjoyed at your convenience. The Marquis Los Cabos is also a spectacular setting for a truly romantic wedding. Whether you wish to be married on the glistening beach, in an elegant ballroom or by the pool, Marquis Los Cabos offers the venues and special services that will make your dreams come true. For more information, photos, and wedding videos visit Marquis Los Cabos.

Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa $$$

Image: Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa, copyright AMResorts.

Situated on the Sea of Cortez in Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, you will find Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa. This Unlimited-Luxury® resort, where everything is included, features 308 suites, all with views of the sea and 24-hour room service. Beach and pool wait service will treat you to margaritas as you bask in the sun, and a full-service spa will provide some much-needed relaxation on your wedding day. Your wedding can be performed on the beach or in the contemporary beachside wedding gazebo with a full ocean view. On the beach or beside the pool, a romantic private reception dinner will be illuminated by candlelight and decorated with flower petals. For larger wedding groups, the indoor ballroom can accommodate a banquet for up to 200 guests. For more information, photographs and wedding videos visit Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa.

Sunset da Mona Lisa Restaurant
Another great wedding venue is the Sunset da Mona Lisa. This restaurant specializes in Italian and Seafood cuisine and offers a view of the famous Los Cabos arch. For more information, visit their website at

To find a complete list of wedding hotels in the Los Cabos area visit

2. Legal Requirements

View a summary of civil marriage requirements between foreigners in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico: Legal Requirements for Getting Married in Los Cabos.

3. Hotel Map of Los Cabos

To help you locate the wedding hotels in Los Cabos we have pinpointed them for you using Google Maps (Satellite Image). To browse the map, click on the link below:

4. Video Tour of Los Cabos

To acquaint you with the landscape of Los Cabos, Pictronica PHOTO + VIDEO has provided us with a video aerial tour of the area. The video was produced for the local tour company Caborey, which offers boat and helicopter tours in the Los Cabos area. For more information on Caborey, visit their website at To view the video tour, click on the link below:

5. Wedding Photographers in Los Cabos

Image copyright Manuel Bourgoin from Weddings in Los Cabos.

Los Cabos is also home to some incredible wedding photographers:

To view wedding galleries for these and other photographers in Mexico, visit

6. Wedding Planners in Los Cabos

Image copyright Juan Carlos Tapia Photography.

If you are looking for some extra help in planning your wedding, here is a list of wedding planners in Los Cabos:

To find other wedding planners in Mexico, visit

7. Guides to Los Cabos

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