Some celebrity vacation spots are tucked away in Mexico’s coastal towns. A-listers such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Adam Sandler have been flocking to Cabo’s luxury resorts in recent years to spend holidays here. There is no doubt that this celeb-loved hotspot offers everything you need to vacation like your favorite celebrity.
Cabo San Lucas is the ideal holiday destination you are looking for if you have dreamed of spending Christmas like a celebrity. This holiday season, it’s the time to indulge in a select few experiences, so you know why Jennifer Aniston visits so often that even the locals call her the “Queen of Cabo.” Check out this guide with everything you need to include to experience a celebrity-style getaway this Christmas in Cabo.
Reserve a Private Yacht Adventure
Who wouldn’t wish for a luxurious yacht charter as part of their Christmas vacation in Cabo? You can enjoy the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains, the sea, and all its marine life, the warmth of the sun on your skin, a wide selection of tasty dishes, and a free bar all day long.
Charter services in the area typically include a fully stocked bar, a personal chef who can prepare meals on the level of a fine dining establishment, water sports equipment including paddleboards, snorkeling gear, kayaks, a sound system, a captain, and a 5-star crew.
Book an Elemental Journey at the Spa
There is no better way to start your Christmas getaway than pampering yourself with a spa treatment like Jessica Alba or Cameron Diaz at the Spa at Las Ventanas. This spa is the go-to place where the crème de la crème visits for its rejuvenating body-and-soul treatments inspired by ancient healers of Baja.
Try the famous Body and Mind Restoration, an energy-balancing treatment that begins with a hot stone massage connecting to relieve muscle tension—followed by an organic facial, a traditional spa pedicure, and a spa lunch from La Cocina del Spa.
Have a Luxurious Dining Experience
Agua is a high-end Mediterranean-Mexican restaurant in the One&Only Palmilla. Their Mexican specialties include authentic moles, hand-made tortillas, and signature guacamole prepared at your table.
Celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey and Eva Longoria have visited this exquisite ocean-view restaurant, making it a must in your trip itinerary this holiday season.
Add a VIP Whale Watching Excursion to your Itinerary
Christmas is a fantastic time to make the most of whale-watching expeditions. This is the most significant moment to watch gray and humpback whales migrating through the waters surrounding Los Cabos. Between mid-December and mid-April, the season is typically at its peak, putting Christmas explorers in a prime position to witness magnificent sights.
There are also opportunities for catching pilot whales, sperm whales, and blue whales equally in this area throughout the holiday season. A luxurious charter yacht will cruise you along the water and past the Land’s End Arch as their attentive crew serves delectable snacks and an open bar.
Also, reserve a luxury yacht equipped with a hydrophone system to listen to whale sounds A luxurious charter yacht will cruise you along the water and past the Land’s End Arch as their attentive crew serves delectable snacks and an open bar. Also, reserve a luxury yacht equipped with a hydrophone system to listen to whale sounds underwater. You can prearrange your spot with Cabo Adventures.
Host a Guided Tequila Tasting at Your Villa
This experience provides a perfect mix of culture, gastronomy, folklore, and traditions from Mexico. Hosts will take you on a historical voyage, giving you some delicious beverages.
The tasting experience includes many types of tequila and a couple of kinds of mezcal that will be paired with traditional tapas to learn how the Mexican predecessors savored these beloved spirits. Make sure to check in advance if your accommodation provides this fantastic service.
Visit the Art Walk in San Jose Del Cabo
The art walk happens near the Plaza Mijares, so you can explore the town square and city hall while going on the excursion. This is an ideal thing to do for those looking to add art and culture to their Christmas in Cabo.
To make the most of a Holiday Art Walk experience, make sure to drop by on a Thursday night between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm; this weekly event where visitors can admire unique works of locally crafted art, talk to artists and sip wine and cheese too.
Take an Authentic Farm-to-Table Culinary Journey
Engage yourself in a particular culinary expedition at Tamarindos organic farm & restaurant, appreciating a Mexican farm’s colors, textures, and aromas while gathering your vegetables and aromatic herbs.
Then take a 4-course “hands-on” cooking class with a talented chef teaching you dishes of Mexican and Mediterranean cuisine. After your lesson, you will savor what you created while enjoying the view and the breeze of the Sea of Cortez.
Stay in Celebrity Style this Christmas in Cabo
To have the ultimate Christmas getaway in Cabo, you should also include luxurious holiday accommodations. Visitors have plenty of options to pick from villas of all sizes and styles in the area. In Cabo San Lucas, you will find sprawling residences that will make you feel like a real celebrity from the moment you arrive.
Private in-home chefs and butlers, spectacular waterfront views, infinity pools, saunas, in-home theaters, and direct beach access are the one-of-a-kind amenities you can have on your next Christmas trip to Cabo.
One luxurious neighborhood where you want to book your villa to feel like an authentic A-lister is the Pedregal community, known as the “Beverly Hills” of Cabo. This fabulous area boasts impressive ocean views and is near the marina.
So, to give you an idea of the stunning villas Cabo San Lucas offers, you can look for Casa Finisterra in Pedregal Cabo, a mid-century modern villa with four bedrooms just minutes from downtown. This home welcomes up to 8 guests and features an exercise room, a wet bar, and a fireplace, and it comes with daily housekeeping and a 24-hour Personal Concierge.
Another ultra-luxury community in Cabo San Lucas where you can arrange accommodations is Palmilla, home of one of the most stunning beaches. You can also consider Puerto Los Cabos, an elegant golf and marina resort community, and Cabo del Sol, a resort community placed along the Sea of Cortez with miles of white sandy beaches and Sea of Cortez views.