Los Cabos is a dream destination for many travelers, it's a mix of stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and cultural experiences. But when is the best time to come to Cabo? Selecting the perfect moment for your holiday is not as simple as looking at a calendar and marking a day.
In this blog, we'll explore the optimal seasons, weather conditions, and special events to help you plan the perfect Cabo vacation
Dry Season (November to April): A time when the sun reigns supreme, casting golden rays upon the land. Temperatures flirt with the scales, ranging from a cool 68°F (20°C) to a balmy 85°F (29°C). It's a season of warmth, a season of joy, and a season of sun-kissed adventures and a perfect tan..
Peak Tourist Season (December to March): In winter months, the winds of North America send travelers south, converging in Cabo. A lively atmosphere, and higher prices mark this time. If you're a lover of bustling energy and perfect weather, this is your calling.
The weather during this time is generally perfect. The temperatures are warm and pleasant, making it ideal for outdoor activities and enjoying the beach. Just be prepared for large crowds and higher prices, but rest assured that you'll be rewarded with an unforgettable experience in this beautiful destination.
Shoulder Season (April to June): A gentle transition, a softening of the crowds, and a lowering of prices. The weather remains an embrace of warmth, and the beaches beckon with tranquility. Sport fishing enthusiasts, mark these months, for awesome dorado catches.
Low Season (July to October): One of the major advantages of visiting during the low season is the significant reduction in crowds. As many tourists tend to avoid traveling during this time due to the anticipation of rain and tropical storms (hurricane season), you'll find that prices for accommodations, flights, and tours are generally lower compared to peak season rates. This means that travelers can take advantage of discounted rates and special offers, allowing them to stretch their budget.
Avoiding Crowds: Seek the rainy season's embrace in August and September, or the calm after Spring Break in May and June. Avoid March, April, December through February, for they are the heralds of crowds.
Good Deals: May through September, with May, August, and September being the golden trio for discounts. Consider the rain and rare hurricanes, but embrace the luxury at a fraction of the cost, is the best option when you plan your vacation in advance
Snorkeling and Diving: October and November are the months of underwater wonders. Encounter whale sharks, flying manta rays, colorful reef fish, and the mysterious octopuses.
Whales and Whale Sharks: Early January through March, the giants of the sea grace the waters. Whale Shark tours, Humpback whale sightings, and the elusive Gray whales await.
Surfing: June through August for consistent waves; April to October for Sea of Cortez beaches; December through February for Pacific beaches. Ride the waves, embrace the chill.
Sportfishing: A year-long affair, with different fish biting at different times. Marlin, Tuna, Yellowtail, Grouper, or Snapper; all await the angler's lure.
January to April: The Festival of St. Joseph (san Jose del Cabo), competitive kitesurfing, jazz weekends, film festivals, dance galas,Ironman Los Cabos and golf tournaments. April is the month that close the whale watching season)
July and August: Virgin of Carmen fiestas, St. James festivals, fishing competitions, tennis opens, and the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
September: Charro Day, Mexican Independence Day, fishing tournaments, and marlin competitions.
October: Day of the Dead, Tuna Jackpot Tournament, Revolution Day, Billfish Tournament, Black & Blue Marlin Tournament, and Fiesta de Cabo San Lucas.
November: Dia de los Muertos, Tuna Jackpot Tournament, Revolution Day, start of the watching season, Todos Santos Film Festival, Los Cabos International Film Festival
December: Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Christmas Posadas, Sabor a Cabo Restaurant and Food Festival. This is the best time of year to see whales in the waters off Los Cabos. Humpback whales, gray whales, and blue whales can all be seen.
Cabo San Lucas is more than a mere destination, it is a myriad of experiences, emotions and memories ready to be unlocked. If you are in search of the excitement of celebrations, the tranquility of being alone, the exploration of the ocean, we welcome you to select your preferred period, your chosen time, your specific occasion.