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Why Los Cabos Hotels Are Some Of The Busiest In Mexico Right Now

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the proof of it is in Los Cabos tourism numbers for this month.

Throughout 2023, Los Cabos has been breaking previously-set tourism records, with travelers from all over the world flocking to the social media trending destination. 

boat and buildings in los cabos

Because of the holiday season, tourism in Los Cabos has spiked once more, with thousands of travelers coming to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s with their friends and loved ones. 

A recent announcement has confirmed that Los Cabos has surpassed Cancun in terms of hotel occupancy during this holiday period. 

people snorkeling in cancun

Recent data has also confirmed that Los Cabos is not only the most popular destination in Mexico, but one of the top travel destinations in the world, as 77% of tourists want to visit. 

Since last year, hotel occupancy rates in Los Cabos around this time of year have increased by 3%. 

Due to its overflowing tourism, exemplary hospitality, and luxury accommodations, Los Cabos has risen in the ranks as one of the most popular vacation destinations in Mexico. 

Los Cabos is the Best Destination in Mexico 

In addition to the tourism rates, Los Cabos is confirmed to be one of the best destinations in Mexico because of all of the awards it has received in the past year. 

While there are numerous other tourist-favored destinations in Mexico, including Cancun, Cozumel, Tulum, and more, Los Cabos seems to be outranking them all and showing no sign of decreasing in popularity. 

pier in cozumel

Los Cabos’ popularity has also shown on social media, as travelers have consistently posted about the raved-about destination on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and more. 

Los Cabos has also been continuously mentioned by travel sites and publications like Trip Advisor, Priceline, and more. 

Recently, Los Cabos was named the best destination in Mexico by Travel Weekly in the 21st edition of the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards. 

aerial shot los cabos

Los Cabos also received a similar accolade from the Reader’s Digest, and was most recently listed amongst  Travel + Leisure’s Best 50 Places to Travel in 2024

Los Cabos also received the Reader’s Choice award from Condé Nast and the Traveler’s Choice award from IMEX America in recent months. 

Los Cabos also has numerous beaches that have been awarded the Blue Flag certification, a rare and prestigious award that recognizes exceptionally clean, safe, and sustainable beaches. 

blue flag beach

What to do in Los Cabos for the Holidays 

The winter season is one of the best times to visit Los Cabos, as there are plenty of activities to do to celebrate the holidays while having fun in the sun. 

For instance, it’s peak animal-viewing season in the wintertime in Los Cabos, so you can be sure to see plenty of whales while whale watching, swim with dolphins, and see other marine animals at nearby parks and islands. 

Whale Near the Arch in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Winter is also one of the best periods to visit Los Cabos for amazing weather, as you don’t have to worry about impending storms or hurricanes, as hurricane season typically happens in the fall. 

Because of the spectacular weather conditions, you can do any and all of the popular beach activities, including scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, parasailing, and more. 

You can even go horseback riding on the beach at sunset or camel riding. 

people camel riding in los cabos

In addition to beach activities, you can head to the rural areas near Los Cabos to escape the crowds and try mountain climbing, bike riding, hiking, or swimming in thermal hot springs. 

If the unlimited activity options aren’t enough for you, Los Cabos all-inclusive resorts also often do something special for the holidays and typically offer tourists exclusive deals to enjoy during their stay. 

The all-inclusive resorts also often host a variety of holiday-themed activities and dinners for Christmas and New Year’s, allowing tourists to enjoy the festivities at a home away from home. 

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