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😲 Ready To Splurge? The Most Expensive Beach Destination In Mexico Revealed And It Isn’t Cancun 

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Looking for a remote Mexican paradise where you can embrace luxury while soaking up sun, sea, and sand?  

Then forget the beaches of the Cancun or the jungles of Tulum.  

Ready To Splurge The Most Expensive Beach Destination In Mexico Revealed And It Isn’t Cancun

Los Cabos is one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in Mexico. And the most expensive beach destination too.  

Here’s why this incredible destination is worth the splurge:  

Soaring Costs In Los Cabos 

The Mexican National Index of Tourist Prices has revealed that Los Cabos is currently the most expensive beach destination in Mexico.  

To visit Los Cabos, tourists need to have an average of 7,000-9,000 pesos ($425-546) each for their daily expenses, including accommodation.  

What’s more, costs for products and services in the resort area have increased by 15% annually compared to other cities in Mexico.  

Land's End Cabo Arch

The 3 elements that have seen the biggest price increases are package tourist services, restaurants and bars, and hotels.  

There are 2 reasons why Los Cabos is so pricey for tourists. The first reason is pure practicality. Because Los Cabos is isolated from the rest of the Mexican mainland, it costs more to deliver goods and food.  

Secondly, Los Cabos tends to attract more affluent travelers looking for a high-end and luxurious vacation experience, and it is priced to meet this demand.  

So is it worth the slurge? We think so!

Here’s why:

Beautiful Beaches  

One of Los Cabos's main attractions is its beautiful beaches. Think white sands, turquoise seas, and vast stretches of tropical paradise.  

Beach in Los Cabos

Los Cabos has a whopping 25 Blue Flag beaches, which is a sign of just how clean, pristine, and beautiful the beaches are.

Los Cabos has more Blue Flag beaches than any other destination in Mexico.

Almost every beach in Los Cabos is visually breathtaking, so it’s hard to choose the best ones to visit.

But according to TripAdvisor, some of the most highly regarded beaches in the destination include Chileno Beach, Medano Beach, and Santa Maria Beach.  

Scenic panoramic aerial view of Los Cabos

These beaches all offer incredible views and an abundance of water sports and activities, and Santa Maria Beach is considered one of the best for snorkelers and kayakers.  

It would be impossible to mention the most beautiful beaches in Los Cabos without sharing that, unlike many other beaches in Mexico, they aren’t plagued by sargassum. You’ll find no stinky seaweed here! 

Exceptional Wellness Opportunities  

Los Cabos is well known for the quality and availability of its spa and wellness facilities.

From pampering sessions to yoga retreats, you’ll find an abundance of activities focused on wellness here.  

Couple Relaxing By The Poolside In A Los Cabos Resort, Los Cabos, Mexico

Spa Montage is the largest wellness center on the Baja California peninsula, covering an incredible 3,700 square meters, but it is just one of dozens of facilities.

Many tourists visit Los Cabos specifically to splurge on wellness and treatments and to invest in themselves. 

From wellness-focused excursions to luxurious self-care amenities, wellness is big business in Los Cabos, and you’ll be spoilt for choice here.  

Iconic Natural Attractions 

Perhaps the most well-known and eye-catching landmark in Los Cabos is its natural stone arch.

Known as El Arco, this incredible rock formation sits at the very tip of the peninsula, where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean.  

el arco, los cabos

You can kayak or snorkel here, and it is also a popular location for boat tours.  

Los Cabos sits where the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean meet, and the exceptional array of marine life that you’ll find here is also noteworthy.

Think whales, dolphins, and more species of fish than you can imagine.  

sierra de la laguna baja california sur mexico

For nature lovers the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains are also well worth exploring.

These beautiful mountains sit at a maximum height of 6,000 feet and are covered with lush pine and oak forests that are perfect for hikers and outdoor adventurers.  

Visiting Los Cabos On A Budget  

Of course, it is still possible to visit Los Cabos if you don’t want to splurge.

Travelers with a tighter budget could consider visiting in the low season when accommodation prices tend to be more affordable.  

You could also save money by opting for a cheaper apartment or self-catering hotel option rather than splurging on an all-inclusive resort.

You don’t need a 5-star hotel to appreciate Los Cabos's natural beauty, and if you shop around, you'll find options.  

Scenic panoramic aerial view of Los Cabos landmark tourist destination Arch of Cabo San Lucas

Without an all-inclusive plan, you will find that you get out and about more, too. The food across Los Cabos is exceptional and this will give you a chance to embrace the local cuisine.  

Los Cabos is known for its exceptional fine dining options.

However, there is a good selection of affordable eateries in Los Cabos that do not break the budget.  

Los Cabos is known as a splurge destination, but that doesn’t mean it's unreachable for those with tighter budgets.  

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