Where is the closest airport?

Los Cabos International Airport is approximately 20 miles from the hotel. The airport code is “SJD” and it serves 4 Mexican and 10 International airlines.

Carretera Transpeninsular, s/n km 43.5, C.P. 23420, San José del Cabo, B.C.S.

Telephone. (624)146 51 11
http://sjdloscabosairport.com/  [English version]

What is the legal drinking age?

The legal drinking age in Mexico is 18 years old.

Where does your drinking water come from?

Major hotels and restaurants have purified water. Water comes from surrounding mountains, filtered through natural sand beds. Bottled water is available in tourist destinations. Unlike other areas in Mexico, the Los Cabos water system is reliable. In addition, the hotel uses both biologic and ultraviolet filters for additional safety.

What is the electricity standard in Mexico?

120 cycles/60 volts, the same as in the United States. Electrical outlets also are the same as in the U.S.

When is hurricane season?

The official hurricane season is June to October, however many storms form throughout September. The best time to plan a vacation is from late October until May.

What is the climate like?

The climate in Los Cabos is a subtropical desert. Most of the year Los Cabos is warm and sunny with an average temperature of 78°F. During the summer, highs can be in the upper 90°s F with occasional showers. Winter evenings can drop into the 50°s with daytime highs near 80°F.

What public holidays are observed in Mexico?

Mexico celebrates several public holidays each year. Your vacation should not be interrupted.

Jan. 1             New Year’s Day

Feb. 4             Anniversary of the Constitution

Feb. 24           Flag Day

March 17       Benito Juárez Day

May 1              Labor Day

May 5              Cinco de Mayo (Battle of Puebla)

Sept. 16           Independence Day

Oct. 12            Día de la Raza (Columbus Day)

Nov. 2             Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Nov. 17           Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution

Dec. 12           Virgin of Guadalupe Day

Dec. 25           Christmas Day

What time zone is Los Cabos on?

Los Cabos is on Mountain Time, which is one hour later than Pacific Time. Mexico does participate in daylight savings time, though the start and end dates are not always the same as the U.S. and Canada.

What are the tipping and service fees customs?

It is customary to tip in Mexico. Like the United States, tips range from 10% to 20% on restaurants and any local activities that require staff assistance.

What is the currency and banking policy?

The official unit of currency is the Mexican Peso. Many national banks in Los Cabos have ATM Machines that accept U.S. bank cards and will dispense Mexican pesos. All major credit cards are accepted in Los Cabos; Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted. American Express and Discover Card are accepted in a few locations.