Spring break is a time to escape the cold of winter, reconnect with loved ones, and take a break from work routines. It’s a time for fun, relaxation, and adventure, all of which can be found in the paradise of Mexico’s coastline. A spring break vacation in Los Cabos is one you don’t want to miss as, in recent years, Cabo San Lucas has become the number one spring break destination for good reason.
Where Should I Go for Spring Break?
There are many spring break destinations and choosing is always as easy as it seems. With so many options out there, deciding where to go all boils down to what you’re most likely to enjoy - going on fun adventures, simply sun-soaking, wild partying, nature tripping, or swimming retreats.
What are the Hottest Spring Break Destinations in Mexico?
The best spring break vacation destination checklist isn’t complicated. It’s largely stunning beaches, booze, and nightlife. Some of the most famous places in Mexico are Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, and Los Cabos — all thriving with all-inclusive resorts, uninhibited nightlife, and pristine waters.
Where is Los Cabos?
Located at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico, Los Cabos is home to stunning beachfronts, first-class golf courses, an array of art galleries, and amazing nightlife which makes for the perfect spring break vacation. Famous for its geography, Los Cabos is where the desert meets the sea. It has the Sea of Cortez (also known as the California Gulf) and the Pacific Ocean on its sides. In fact, Los Cabos receives over two million tourists each year, especially in the high season from late October to early May.
Is Cabo San Lucas the Same as Los Cabos?
You indeed aren’t the only one who has been wondering that. The term “Los Cabos” translates to “the capes” which actually refers to a couple of towns along the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. As you can imagine, the peninsula features stunning rock and desert landscapes to perfectly contrast the breathtaking blue waters. A spring break vacation in Los Cabos will guarantee more mild temperatures along with all the fun.
There are actually two main areas in Los Cabos — Cabos San Lucas (think beach excursions, shopping, and partying) and San Jose del Cabo (think historic and artsy town).
Cabo San Lucas, or Cabo, is the definition of fun in the sun. One of the top 5 destinations in Mexico, it offers beautiful sceneries and the perfect warm weather. No wonder Hollywood A-listers are often spotted here.
A spring break vacation in Cabo means spending the day on the boat, spotting migrating whales, and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters. Not only does Cabo feature incredible daytime activities for both couples and families, it is equally abundant with amazing nightlife. During spring break, Cabo San Lucas becomes a bustling epicenter of music, life, and culture. Here you will find all the popular nightclubs and great spots to catch some live music.
San Jose del Cabo offers a charming historic atmosphere and more of a tranquil vibe. The historic town center features a 1700s central square, cobblestone streets, adobe houses, and jacaranda trees. Streets are lined with 19th-century houses converted into diverse dining options and shops selling a wide array of arts and crafts from souvenirs and silver to handicrafts and local gemstones. Los Cabos has beautifully maintained its colonial-style architecture. Eclectic art galleries feature traditional and contemporary style sculptures and high-end paintings from various Mexican and international artists.
Why is Los Cabos a Great Place to Spend Spring Break?
When it comes to spring break trips, nothing beats sunny weather and beautiful beaches where you can sip margaritas by the shore and have a wild time late at night. Spring break in Los Cabos delivers this and much more. It’s a hotspot for celebrities, for a reason!
Activities in Cabo For Spring
One of the most important criteria for a great spring break destination is the outdoor activities available in the area. In Los Cabos, you will never run out of things to do whether you’re by yourself, with friends, or with family. You can enjoy a multitude of land, sea, or air adventures such as golfing, whale watching, zip lining, snorkeling, riding ATVs, jet skiing, parasailing, kitesurfing, or simply just tossing a frisbee and basking in the sun.
For a romantic setting, you can hop on a catamaran and take in the sights of Lover’s Beach and El Arco where the sea meets the Pacific Ocean, while the sun goes down.
What better place to relax and treat yourself than in the soothing, grand, and luxurious spas in Los Cabos? Spa Imagine at Garza Blanca Resort is the perfect place to spend an afternoon and rejuvenate yourself.
Arrive one hour before your treatment to experience the healing and relaxing properties of water in the spa’s hydrotherapy circuit, recognized as one of the most complete in Los Cabos with a sauna, steam room, 6-station vitality pool, jacuzzi, power plunge shower, and ice-cold dipping pool.
Let our certified wellness therapists and beauty experts restore your mind and body with a signature spa treatment or couple’s massage. Spa Imagine’s therapy suites are equipped with state-of-the-art therapy beds. Allow stress to melt away with a full body massage, body wrap, or HydraFacial treatment. This is a haven you’ll never want to leave.
Go on a Camel Ride
Try a camel outback adventure through the desert and along the beach with Wild Canyon for a truly unique experience you’ll never forget. Get up close and personal with the amazing creatures and learn to connect with them while taking in the picturesque scenery from their high height. This activity will make for stunning spring break vacation photos everyone will envy.
Be sure to spend a day at the bustling Medano Beach. This beach is centrally located in the heart of Cabo San Lucas and has become an epicenter of food, drinks, and activity. The beach is safely swimmable and the soft white sands will make you feel like you have just stepped onto a movie set. With restaurants, vendors, and adventure tours all nearby, you’ll have plenty of options for curating your perfect afternoon.
If you are inclined to explore Los Cabos after dark, Cabo has a vibrant nightlife scene, booming with many bars and dance clubs for every type of personality. The downtown district is home to an incredible music and dance scene. Live music can be found almost every night of the week, ranging across all genres. Happy hour specials are easily found at most restaurants during the early evening and various dance clubs will start to fill later into the night.
Up for some rock n’ roll? The Cabo Wabo Cantina has serious rocking live music every night. There are also more laid-back spots downtown where you can enjoy island cocktails while listening to music.
Cabo Wabo Cantina
Being one of Cabo's largest and most popular spots, at Cabo Wabo Cantina you’ll find all the rock classics. Sing along to your favorites as you dance along the elevated stage, the upper deck or feel free to reserve one of the VIP sections.
The cantina was started back in 1990 by former Van Halen front man Sammy Hagar when Cabo San Lucas was less than one third of the size that it is today. At that time, the town was more of a small fishing village, and it was difficult to understand Hagar’s vision of opening a stylish nightclub. Today it is one of the area’s finest, and no spring break vacation in Los Cabos is complete without a night at Cabo Wabo.
Luxury Beach Resorts in Cabo for Spring Vacations
You can also get yourself pampered in the many luxurious hotels in the area. Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos is one of the best all-inclusive hotels featuring 24-hour room service, a world-class spa, and gourmet restaurants with Mexican, Japanese, and American cuisine. No matter who you bring with you to your spring break vacation, there’s always something for everyone as the resort has 8 outdoor swimming pools including a Rooftop infinity pool, a state-of-the-art gym, Kids’ Club, and a diverse calendar of events for both kids and adults, among its many offerings.
At Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos will give you the ultimate vacation experience. Whether you are coming for relaxation, dynamic daytime activities, or the thrill of the nightlife, this is the destination for you!
As Garza Blanca Resort is perfectly situated between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, you’ll have the best of both worlds, and you’ll enjoy going back and forth between the two during your stay.
Traveling to Los Cabos is fairly easy and inexpensive. There is an abundance of cheap flights from various airlines depending on your point of origin. Make your spring break 2022 a getaway to remember by staying at Garza Blanca Resort. Indulge in the finest food, atmosphere, and service with your family or friends in the hottest Cabo destination that you will surely keep coming back to. Come experience the magic for yourself!