In 2023, Los Cabos saw a boom in tourism like never before and as a result, it has received numerous accolades.
With approximately 4 million tourists from all over the world traveling to Los Cabos this year, the vacation destination has grown more popular than ever and has attracted the attention of the media as well as the traveler population.
Popular travel sites and publications like TripAdvisor, Reader’s Digest, Priceline, and more have written about the Baja California Sur destination’s growing popularity and numerous attractions.
As the end of the year approaches, the Los Cabos Tourism Trust, also known as FICTURA, announced that Los Cabos was recently named the best destination in Mexico in the 21st edition of the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards.
As Los Cabos has grown more popular than ever, here’s why it’s the best destination in Mexico and very much a favorite of tourists around the world.
Los Cabos Awards
After comparing Los Cabos with other vacation destinations in Mexico, Travel Weekly named Los Cabos the best destination in Mexico because of its major improvements in terms of the environment, gastronomic ventures, hospitality ventures, and more.
Los Cabos has not only stood out in these ways but has also become a frontrunner in luxury tourism and sustainable tourism, which are growing increasingly popular with travelers.
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In addition to being named the best destination in Mexico, Los Cabos has received 18 other awards throughout this past year.
For instance, Los Cabos has been listed in Travel + Leisure’s Best 50 Places to Travel in 2024, named the best destination in Mexico by the Reader’s Digest, the Reader’s Choice award from Condé Nast, the Traveler’s Choice award from IMEX America, and many more.
Tourist Favorite Activities in Los Cabos
In addition to its famous hospitality, the primary reason tourists travel to Los Cabos is because of the incredible array of activities and experiences offered to guests.
Popular beach-side activities include kayaking, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, parasailing, sport fishing, and more.
There are also easily-accessible day trips to islands and other popular destinations near Los Cabos with a host of unique activities that can’t be experienced anywhere else.
Ecotourism has also become incredibly popular, and tourists looking to connect with nature can partake in popular rural activities like horseback riding, mountain climbing, swimming in hot springs, and more.
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Along the lines of ecotourism, sustainable tourism has also become pretty popular with tourists, and one of the most popular tourist activities is coral reef conservation.
By aiding Los Cabos authorities in repairing and restoring the coral reefs, tourists not only get to witness one of nature’s most beautiful sights, but they also get to lend a hand in conserving the fragile environment.
@georgeandcris Please enjoy the wondrous sights of snorkeling through Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park 💚🐠 This was such a special experience, swimming with the sea turtle was my favorite Another Baja must-do! #baja #bajacalifornia #bajacaliforniasur #cabo #cabopulmo #cabopulmonationalpark #snorkel #snorkeling ♬ Nemo Egg (From "Finding Nemo") – Geek Music
Why Tourists Love Los Cabos Resorts
Los Cabos resorts are beloved by tourists not only for being the epitome of luxury due to their panoramic ocean views and comfort but also for the fact that many Los Cabos resorts are all-inclusive.
@brittani.inthecity This Adults Only Resort in Cabo I visited this summer was everything! Y’all know I’m a sucker for beautiful views and scenery, this video does the resort no justice. 😍☀️ Such a beautiful property with an amazing staff. Very affordable and still gives the luxury, relaxation feel! This resort is all-inclusive with access to the restaurants on the property and the sister property’s restaurants. Some of the restaurants were hit or miss but for the most part, I enjoyed the property. The resort sits on the beach with beach views however, this part of Cabo has non swimmable beaches. 🥲 Such a perfect place for a baecation or trip to relax. Definitely not a turn up resort and I enjoyed that. I can’t wait to go back 🥰 Travel Agency: @inthecitydestinations 📍 Pueblo Bonito Pacifica #cabo #cabosanlucas #pueblobonitopacifica #pueblobonito #mexico #travel #allinclusiveresort #adultsonlyresort #caborresort ♬ DONK – postofbey
As Los Cabos’ popularity has grown, the destination has become more expensive due to high prices and constantly high hotel occupancy rates.
The all-inclusive resorts allow tourists to enjoy all of the amazing entertainment, gastronomic, and luxury accommodation amenities that Los Cabos has to offer without breaking the bank.
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These exclusive vacation deals offered by the all-inclusive resorts make Los Cabos an affordable destination for all travelers, no matter if they’re going solo or with a large group.
Los Cabos’ all-inclusive resorts also often have special events planned for the holidays, as well as exclusive dining options and private pools.
@hayleyryantravel Yes, we love this question 😍 Here are 3 of our favorite Cabo resorts that have incredible private pools: 1. @zadunreserve Their private pools and large terraces make you feel like your in a private oasis. Perfect for clients seeking the ultimate privacy. 2. @lasventanasalparaiso Each Villa comes with a beach front private infinity pool. These pools are huge making it great for families and friends. 3. @wapedregal Every room features a private edge infinity pool perched high over the sea of Cortez. Talk about views!They also have beach front options if that’s more your style. @hr_travel_ it’s our job to find the perfect resort based on your style. Reach out to get started planning at the link in bio #hrtravel #zadun #ritzcarlton #cabo #plungepool #luxurylife #luxuryhotels #cabosanlucas #lasventanasalparaiso #waldrofastoria ♬ original sound – hayleyryan718
The all-inclusive resorts also often have private beaches and transportation options for tourists to utilize, as getting around Los Cabos can sometimes be difficult.
All in all, Los Cabos’ hospitality and activity options are hard to beat, as its popularity is rising as a vacation destination in Mexico, it’s also becoming one of the most popular destinations in the world.
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