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Average Cost of a Destination Wedding in Cabo

So you wanna get married in Cabo, huh? 

Great choice!

You were probably told, “destination weddings in Cabo are expensive!”

But, that’s not true (pinky promise!)

In this post, you’ll find out the average cost of a destination wedding in Cabo.

You’ll also discover all-inclusive wedding packages with prices!!! 

Ready to get started?

Let’s begin…

On average, wedding packages in Cabo range anywhere between $4,000 to $12,000 for an all-inclusive wedding with 20 to 70 guests

The average exceeds $10,000 if you have more than 80 guests

But that’s the average.

Depending on which resort, and which wedding package you choose, your costs can be higher or lower.

Hacienda del Mar Los Cabos wedding venue

The price depends on:

  1. Resort accommodation
  2. The wedding package you choose
  3. Number of guests you invite
  4. Airfare

And a few other factors…

Like, if you decide to go wild on extras like a photo booth, flowers galore, specific table settings, your own videographer or DJ flown in from the U.S… You get it.

Looking to save money on your destination wedding? Connect with certified destination wedding specialists to help you get unpublished discounts and hold your hand along the way!

To host an affordable (but not cheap!) destination wedding, your best bet is an all-inclusive wedding package. 

Most resorts in Cabo have packages. However, some luxury resorts also offer a-la-carte weddings which tend to be more expensive.

wedding gazebo at Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

An all-inclusive wedding package generally includes:

  • Wedding venue fees
  • Wedding venue décor
  • Seating arrangements
  • Services of minister or judge
  • Symbolic ceremony
  • Bouquet and boutonniere
  • Wedding cake
  • Sparkling wine for toast
  • Open-bar
  • Food

Many resorts in Cabo have multiple all-inclusive wedding packages you can choose from.

While some cover only the wedding ceremony, some also include reception dinner, and/or cocktail hour, and/or rehearsal dinner in their packages.   

Check out these 10 Best Wedding Packages in Cabo Under $10,000. They might prove useful to you. 

With so many all-inclusive wedding packages in Cabo, it can get overwhelming! 

No stress! We are here to help!

Here’s a list of 10 best all-inclusive wedding resorts in Cabo.

Our wedding specialists are also naming 3 of their favorite ones below:

bride and groom on the beach

1. Cabo Wedding Packages for up to 30 Guests

Lucky In Love by Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

This all-inclusive package at Breathless Cabo San Lucas costs $3,399 for up to 30 guests.

In the months of August, September, and October, this will cost $3,199 for up to 30 guests.

This wedding package includes:
  • On-site wedding coordinator
  • Preparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire
  • Service of judge or minister
  • Floral arrangements
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple
  • Food & Beverage
  • Wedding cake
  • Sparkling wine
  • Private cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres
  • Private dinner reception
  • Sound system with speaker and microphones

Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

Plus, you get incredible benefits like…
  • Special turndown service night of the wedding
  • Breakfast in bed with mimosas for the couple, morning after ceremony
  • Late checkout for the couple
  • 24 full color photos and wedding album

Is this resort the one for you? Say “I do” to it and leave the rest of the planning to our wedding specialists!

grand fiesta americana los cabos wedding venue on the beach

2. Cabo Wedding Packages for 50 Guests

Corazon by Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos

This all-inclusive package by Grand Fiesta Americana costs $6,425 for up to 50 guests.

Additional guests cost $90 per person. 

This wedding package includes:
  • Symbolic ceremony performed by a non-denominational minister
  • Dedicated wedding expert
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for wedding couple
  • Sound system
  • Wedding cake
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • Private cocktail hour with international open bar and Mexican canapés
  • 3-hour private reception with international open bar
  • 45-minute set of live music performed by a guitarist or violinist
  • Menu tasting for two (after you sign the contract)
  • Makeup and hair styling consultation for the bride
  • Preparation of couple’s wedding day attire (pressing and
    steaming)
Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos
Plus, you get incredible benefits like…
  • Refreshments and amenities for the couple while getting ready 
  • Late check-out for the wedding couple
  • Private cabana for the newlyweds
  • 25-minute couples’ massage
  • 15% off on Spa treatments

See all your venue options and package details at Grand Fiesta Americana weddings.

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3. Cabo Wedding Packages for over 100 Guests

Beyond Memorable by Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa.

This all-inclusive wedding package from Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa costs $11,999 for 80 to 100 guests.

The resort has 4 idyllic venues, including a beachfront gazebo, 2 ocean-view pool terraces, and the beach. 

This wedding package includes:
  • Wedding coordinator
  • Preparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire
  • Shoe check station at the beach venues
  • Bouquet and boutonniere
  • 1-hour welcome cocktail party
  • 2-hour rehearsal dinner
  • 3-hour wedding reception
  • Buffet with variety of cuisine options
  • Private bar with bartender
  • Dessert station
  • Couple’s choice of wedding cake
  • Romantic breakfast in bed with mimosas the day after the wedding

Hacienda del Mar Los Cabos

Plus, you get incredible benefits like…
  • Every 5th room free (up to ten complimentary rooms)
  • 20% discount on spa treatments for the couple and their parents
  • Access to the spa’s hydrotherapy areas for the couple and their parents
  • Free anniversary nights
  • $100 in resort coupons per guest
  • Private group check-in

Can You Elope in Cabo?

Yes! Cabo is a beautiful destination and many couples choose to elope here!

In fact, there are a few resorts in Cabo that offer free (yes, free!) elopement wedding packages for you and your partner. 

bride and groom on beach at El Dorado Royale

The package generally includes:
  • Minister or officiant
  • Symbolic ceremony
  • Ceremony location
  • Witnesses
  • Bouquet and boutonniere
  • Romantic dining arrangements for 2

Check out our 10 BEST Cabo wedding packages & venues!

Cabo is a year-round destination!

Because of its tropical weather, all 12 months offer beautiful settings for a gorgeous wedding.  

Having said that, some months are better than others. 

If you want an outdoor wedding, it’s best to avoid the hurricane season that lasts August through October

Best months to get married:

November to January (winter months, holiday season)

March to August (spring months, summer holidays)

wedding on the beach at Casa Dorada Resort & Spa

So you’re probably wondering… do your guests need to pay? And for what? 

As a rule of thumb, guests are expected to:
  1. book their travel arrangements
  2. pay for their accommodation

Aside from these, your guest do not have to pay to attend your wedding.

On average, guests will be spending anywhere between $1,000 to $2000 for your destination wedding in Cabo. 

Need more information? Check out this Guest Guide to Destination Weddings

Psst… You can send it to your guests as well! 😉

Depending on which type of marriage you opt for, your wedding could be legal. 

There are 3 types of marriages in Mexico:
  1. Civil (legal)
  2. Symbolic (not legal)
  3. Religious (not legal)

A civil ceremony is legal all around the world. Thus, it is recognized as a legal marriage in Mexico. 

Symbolic ceremonies and religious weddings are not legal. 

You’ll have to get married in a courthouse before or after your wedding if you opt for either of these. 

LGBTQ wedding in Cabo Mexico

What about LGBTQ weddings in Cabo?

Same-sex marriages are legally recognized in Cabo and throughout Mexico since December 2022.

However, same sex partners can also hold a symbolic ceremony at their chosen wedding resort. 

You need to carry a few important documents with you in order to get married in Cabo, Mexico. 

Documents needed:
  1. Passport
  2. Birth certificate
  3. Tourist card or visa 
  4. Widowed or divorce decree (if applicable)

Grand Velas Los Cabos wedding venue

If you want to have a civil (legal) wedding in Mexico, you have to submit an application form at a local registry office. 

You’ll also need a few more documents and information apart from the ones mentioned above. 

You and your partner must provide the following information and copies of documents: 
  • Names, ages, nationalities, addresses, and occupations of your parents.
  • Blood test certificate (test done in Mexico 48 hours before wedding)
  • Four witnesses with copies of valid passports or driver’s license.

Note that witnesses need to be above 18 years of age. 

Need help with important documents? We’ve got your back! Get all the details on how to legally get married in Mexico here.

Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos pool wedding venue

Planning a destination wedding is no walk in the park!

So here are a few useful resources that will help you with the entire planning process…

Unable to find a resort in Cabo that you actually love? Check out our list of wonderful resorts here

Want to invite all your loved ones to your wedding? This post about 10 Best Wedding Packages In Cabo For Over 100 Guests will help.

Learn more about the average cost of a wedding in Mexico here.

Overwhelmed and need an expert in your corner? We are here to help!!  Read our “Why ParadiseWeddings.com” post to see exactly how we can help. 

Hi! I am Niyati from ParadiseWeddings.com. Need help planning your destination wedding? I'm your gal! From resort reviews to fashion tips, and everything in between, our team of certified destination wedding specialists and I've got you covered!

2 Comments

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    Dipti Patel

    Hi how much it would cost for 200 guests in Mexico? Something really elegant.

      • Samantha

        Good afternoon Dipti! We’ll have an experience wedding specialist reach our to assist you. 200 guests is usually in the 15-30k range, especially for Cabo.

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