Spending Christmas holidays on the beach may not be your traditional way to celebrate, but there are so many reasons to spend the holiday season in the tropics. With the warm weather and the exciting adventures that await, Christmas vacation in Cabo San Lucas offers you a new way to celebrate the season. Even without snow, the Christmas season in Cabo in December is merry and bright.
Spending time with loved ones makes the Christmas holidays meaningful, but with the rush of running errands and preparing meals, it’s easy to get too busy for what’s really important. Escaping on a Christmas vacation in Cabo San Lucas gives you the opportunity and space to spend quality time with your family as you share new experiences and build lifelong memories together.
Travelers love visiting Cabo in December when the weather is pleasant and mild. After the heat of summer, you’ll have sunny afternoons and cooler mornings and evenings, the perfect weather for spending your days outside in the fresh air. During the Christmas season, the water temperatures will be cooler, but snorkeling at the surface or diving with a wet suit are still some of the best activities. While you may want a light jacket for the mornings and evenings, the clear afternoon skies are perfect for a day at the beach on your Cabo San Lucas vacation.
Instead of scraping ice off your car or shoveling the driveway, fill your Christmas holidays with the exciting options for what to do in Cabo San Lucas in December. All year long, scuba diving, sailing, and ziplining are some of the top activities, but there are a few things you can only enjoy on a Cabo San Lucas vacation in the winter. The most anticipated part of the Christmas season is the arrival of humpback and grey whales, majestic creatures who migrate from arctic waters to mate and give birth in the winter. Sailing out to spot whales breaching and splashing at the ocean’s surface is at the top of most travelers’ list of what to do in Cabo San Lucas in December. Giving tours and activities as gifts will create memories that long outlast any material gifts.
Part of what makes celebrating Christmas in Cabo special is experiencing another culture’s festivities, and while many traditions may feel familiar, there are a few distinct differences. Throughout Mexico, the biggest celebration is on Christmas Eve, when families come together to feast on tamales, romeritos, pozole, and buñuelos. On your Cabo San Lucas vacation this Christmas, you’ll be able to join in the celebrations and sample these Mexican favorites as well as traditional roasted meats and veggies. Sharing this meal with your family will introduce you to new dishes that might just become your new holiday favorites.
Christmas in Cabo may not have snow or chilly weather, but the Christmas lights and festive celebrations keep the air merry and bright. As you experience the holidays in Mexico, you’ll be able to spend your days outside with all the many adventures that await you, and sharing these moments with your family will create lifelong memories. By taking a vacation to Cabo San Lucas, you’ll be able to focus on what’s truly important.