Los Cabos is Opening to Tourism in June - Everything You Need to Know

By undeavors | Jun 1, 2020
North America > Mexico > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos

Learn all you need to know about traveling to Cabo post Coronavirus
Top 5 Concerns Answered Regarding Traveling to Cabo following Quarantine

Cabo San Lucas Riu Resort

Cabo San Lucas Riu Resort

Ready to set off to paradise?

Parts of Mexico will begin opening in June with Cabo now set to reopen to tourism June 22.

If you are looking to plan your first post-coronavirus trip, here is how Cabo is planning their tourism roll-out...

  • Phase 1 (June) — Limited travel; focused on implementing new health and safety standards.
  • Phase 2 (July) — International terminal (Terminal 2) opening. Prior to all flights will come in through Terminal 1.
  • Phase 3 (August to September) — Slowly increasing national and international flights.
  • Phase 4 (October to December) — 60 percent of bookings projected to come back by year end.
  • Phase 5 (Q1 of 2021) — 60 percent flight connections projected to be restored with 80 percent of bookings estimated to come back.

Now let's get into Everything You Need to Know to plan your Post Coronavirus Cabo Vacation.

1. Flights

The following airlines are now operating flights into Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

  • Alaska Airlines: from Los Angeles (LAX)
  • American Airlines: from Dallas (DFW), Los Angeles (LAX), or Phoenix (PHX)
  • Delta/AeroMexico: from Mexico City (MEX)
  • VivaAerobus: from Mexico City (MEX)
  • Volaris: from Tijuana (TIJ), Guadalajara (GDL), or Mexico City (MEX).

With airlines below set to resume services soon...

  • Southwest Airlines: June 7th
  • Spirit Airlines: July 5th
  • Sun Country Airlines: July 1st
  • Sunwing: June 26th
  • United Airlines: June 4th

2. Airport Transfers

Airport Shuttles, Transfers and Taxi will also be operating, so transportation to your hotel should not be problem.

I would recommend scheduling your shuttle ahead of time as shuttles will not be taking their normal capacities.

Map of Los Cabos

Map of Los Cabos

3. Hotels

To accommodate the lift on the travel ban, hotels will be opening as early as June 1st. Below are details on new hotel guidelines and the roll-out schedule for popular hotel openings.

Capacity

Hotels will not open to full capacity so they can ensure proper social distancing measures will be in place for guests and staff.

Amenities

Services, facilities and amenities; such as pools, spas, gyms, restaurants and bars are expected to be open. There will be extra health and cleaning protocols in place to ensure the safety and health of both guest and staff. Please contact hotel directly for specifics on what this entails for each hotel.

Cabo Hotels Reopening Schedule

Reopening June 1st

  • Alegranza
  • AR Luxury Suites
  • Bahia Hotel
  • Baja Cabo
  • Cabo Country Club
  • Cabo Inn
  • Cabo Villas
  • Cactus Inn
  • Casa Costa Azul
  • Casa del Mar
  • Casa Dorada
  • Casa Natalia
  • City Express Plus
  • City Suites
  • Comfort Inn
  • Estancia Real
  • Fairfield Inn
  • Four Seasons
  • Grand Solmar Land’s End
  • Grand Velas
  • Hacienda Encantada
  • Hampton Inn
  • Hard Rock Hotel
  • Hilton Los Cabos
  • Holiday Inn
  • Hotel Aeropuerto
  • Hotel del Angel
  • Hotel Dos Mares
  • Hotel El Ganzo
  • Hotel J y M
  • Hotel Santa Fe
  • Hyatt Place
  • JW Marriott
  • La Marina Inn
  • Las Palmas
  • Las Ventanas al Paraiso
  • LCH Goldscape
  • Le Blanc Spa Resort
  • Live Aqua
  • Los Milagros
  • Los Patios
  • Mar de Cortez
  • Mar del Cabo
  • Mariamar Suites
  • Marina Fiesta
  • Medano Hotel
  • Mirador del Cabo
  • Montage Los Cabos
  • One & Only Palmilla
  • Palmilla Dunes
  • Palo Verde
  • Paradisus Los Cabos
  • Park Royal
  • Playa Grande
  • Plaza Los Arcos
  • Posada Antonio
  • Posada Real
  • Posada Terranova
  • Quinta del Sol
  • Real Dorado
  • Riu Santa Fe
  • Royal Solaris
  • Santa Maria
  • Senor Manana
  • Seven Crown Express
  • Siesta Suites
  • Tesoro Los Cabos
  • The Bungalows
  • Tropicana Inn
  • Villa del Palmar
  • Westin Los Cabos

Reopening June 8th

Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos

Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos

  • Pueblo Bonito Los Cabos
  • Pueblo Bonito Pacifica
  • Pueblo Bonito Rose
  • Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach
  • Pueblo Bonito Montecristo Estates

Reopening June 10th

  • Sheraton Hacienda del Mar
  • The Cape, A Thompson Hotel

Reopening June 16th

  • Solmar Resort
  • Cabo Azul Resorts

Cabo Azul Resorts

Cabo Azul Resorts

Reopening June 18th

  • Reflect Krystal Los Cabos

Reopening July 1st

  • Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos
  • Breathless Cabo San Lucas
  • Casa del Mar
  • Club Regina
  • Dreams Los Cabos
  • Hyatt Ziva
  • ME Cabo
  • Riu Palace Los Cabos
  • Secrets Puerto Los Cabos
  • Sirena del Mar
  • Solaz
  • Viceroy Los Cabos
  • Villa del Arco
  • Zadun, A Ritz Carlton Reserve

4. Offsite Attractions

Restaurant, Bars and Shops

Most local businesses will be open, while limiting their capacity to maintain social distancing guidelines. They have also incorporated new protocols for safe hygiene measures.

Masks are not mandatory once in Cabo but you will need to bring a mask for the flight.

Many airlines will require masks for flying, and some workers around the city may be expected to wear masks and gloves depending on the services provided. However, guests are not expected to have to wear masks while practicing social distancing standards.

Golf Courses

Most local courses will be open and will also be sanitizing rental equipment more thoroughly.

Cabo Sails Excursion

Cabo Sails Excursion

Excursions; Water Sports, Snorkeling, Motor Carts, etc

Many excursion trips and activities will resume but they are recommending you book in advance since they need to plan accordingly due to new capacity guidelines.

5. Cancellation Policies

Airlines

Most airlines have waived fees for re-bookings required due Coronavirus concerns, however not all are offering refunds. Instead, if you need to cancel your flight, most airlines will provide vouchers towards future travel versus money back. However, as airlines start increasing their schedules with travel bans being lifted, I recommend checking the cancellation policies before booking, as these policies are changing daily.

Hotels

Now that hotels are opening up, many are offering great prices. Although, with many of these outstanding promotions, hotels are making these deals non-refundable. Some hotels are still offering 24-hour cancellation policies. But since these policies vary by hotel and can change by the day, I would recommend reading all the fine print or calling to confirm their policies before booking.

Arch of Cabo San Lucas

Arch of Cabo San Lucas

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