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25 romantic things to do in cabo

Horseback riding in Cabo is romantic

Cabo is a magical place; it’s where the desert and mountains meet the sea and the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. It’s no wonder Cabo San Lucas is popular wedding, honeymoon and romantic getaway spot.

So you’ve fallen in love with Cabo and booked your romantic getaway. What now? Don’t worry. Cabo is full of romantic restaurants, great spas and other activities that are perfect for two. 

Here are 25 romantic things to do in Cabo – from dining spots to great tours. This is just a small sample of the great things that Cabo has to offer for couples: 

  1. Take a Sunset Cruise. The Rissalena offers a great private champagne cruise. Cabo Rey dinner cruises are also very popular. Also check out the Tropicat Wine and Jazz cruise.

  2. Rent a bed on the beach. Nikki Beach at the ME Cabo and Pueblo Bonito Pacifica have great Bali Beds you can rent for the day – just you and your loved one. 

  3. Take a sunset stroll along the beach. Cabo has many secluded beaches on the Pacific side where you can walk and watch the sunset. Or you can stroll along Medano Beach where all the action is. 

  4. Rent water taxi and go to Lover’s Beach. Water taxis are available on Medano Beach and you can usually get one to take you to Lover’s Beach for about $10. 

  5. Do the art walk tour in San Jose del Cabo. Stroll the art district of San Jose del Cabo while sipping wine and viewing fine art. Offered every Thursday night at 5pm during high season.

  6. Book a couples massage on the beach. Most hotel spas offer this service and it’s really romantic to hear the waves. 

  7. Rent a private yacht for the day. Cabo has a big selection of yachts for you to choose from and most day rentals include lunch and other goodies.

  8. Rent Kayaks for the day. You can rent kayaks on Medano Beach and go kayaking out to Lover’s Beach. 

  9. Take a horseback riding tour on the beach. Horseback tours in Cabo are offered on Medano Beach and the San Jose del Cabo beach. You can also take a horseback tour along some of the Pacific beaches where you can see the sunset. Rancho Carisuva offers a good sunset tour. 

  10. Wine tasting at the Los Cabos Winery. The winery is open for wine tastings Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  11. Shoppes at Palmilla Shopping Tour. What could be better than a shopping tour complete with coupons for lunch and the stores? There’s also an option for guys to visit the Palmilla golf course. 

  12. Have dinner at Sunset Da Mona Lisa. This is a popular romantic dinner spot in Cabo because it offers you the watch the sunset behind the arch. 

  13. Have dinner on one of Nikki Beach’s bali beds. Available on request, you can enjoy a private bed on Nikki Beach’s moonlit deck area, where a personal wait staff tends to every desire. 

  14. Have dinner on the beach at Cascadas Beach Grill. Located on Medano Beach, you can enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner with your toes in the sand. 

  15. Dinner at the Sunset Grill Rooftop Restaurant. Located on the top of the Cabo Villas Beach Resort, you can see Land’s End and a great view of Cabo. 

  16. Have Lunch at the 7 Seas Restaurant & Grill. The 7 Seas is a delicious casual restaurant that over looks Playa Acapulquito, a popular surfing spot. You and your loved one can enjoy great food and watch the surfers.

  17. Have private chef cook you dinner. There are many private chefs in Los Cabos that can make you and your sweetie a delicious dinner. 

  18. Have a picnic on the beach. There are many groceries stores in Cabo where you can pick up all of the supplies for the perfect romantic picnic.

  19. Rent a car and drive to Todos Santos. Todos Santos is an adorable arts town where you can stroll. Make sure to check out the Hotel California. 

  20. Have dessert and a coffee cocktail at Senior Sweets. Located in the marina, you can enjoy your sweets and watch the boats come in.

  21. See a movie in the VIP room. The movie theater at the Puerto Paraiso mall has a VIP screening room with reclining leather seats. Most movies in Cabo are in English with Spanish subtitles. Call ahead to see which movie is being shown in the VIP room.

  22. Have dinner at El Farallon at Capella Pedregal. This restaurant is nestled in a cliff over the water where you can almost feel the waves crash. 

  23. Have dinner in the garden at Tequila Restaurant. Located in San Jose del Cabo, this restaurant has the perfect romantic atmosphere in their candle lit garden. The setting is magical. 

  24. Take a helicopter tour over the area. Caborey Helicopter Rides offers flights from the Cabo San Lucas airport.

  25. Parasail Together. Most parasailing companies offer the option of riding in tandem. There’s nothing like flying over Cabo San Lucas with your partner. 

What is the most romantic thing you and your sweetheart have done in Cabo?

About the Author: Cara Gourley
Cara Gourley

Cara Gourley is the Director of Web Strategy for All About Mexico as well as an All About Girl. She’s a certified Los Cabos Expert and has been to Cabo many times.

If you have any questions on restaurants, hotels or activities, Cara would love to help you! You can head to the forum to ask a question or you can email her directly.