Viceroy Los Cabos Frequently Asked Questions
While traveling you should be prepared to wear a mask in any public transportation setting. We ask all guests to review local authorities' travel guidance and health advisories for COVID-19 travel restrictions before you book and travel. Please visit the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico website for information on mandatory travel requirements.
Viceroy Los Cabos is now offering departure COVID-19 testing in partnership with St. Luke's Hospital. A minimum of 24 hours of advance scheduling is required. Guests must pay the hospital directly for the testing fee and credit cards are accepted.
- Antigen Test - Available on-site at the resort seven days a week (required to return to the US). The cost is $18 per person, with email results typically in two to four hours*. You may schedule your appointment directly by using this link: http://saintlukeshospitals.com/ref/UDVLD
- PCR Test - Available on-site at the resort (limited hours) and at a St. Luke's Hospital clinic. The cost is $100 per person for most tests with results typically in twenty-four to forty-eight to seventy-two hours*. Cost is $365 per person if test is scheduled for Sunday, a Mexican holiday or if an urgent test is required. Appointments can be scheduled through our concierge team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Two locations are available, including San Jose del Cabo (five minutes by car) or Cabo San Lucas (thirty-five minutes by car).
- Clinic Locations:
- Clinic Hours:
- Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
- Saturday through Sunday from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Always check with the CDC, WHO and/or your home/next destination authorities for pandemic travel requirements as they vary by country and vaccination status. Note that airlines require a negative test to board flights to the U.S.
Terms & Conditions:
- Rates are in USD and per test per person. Rates are subject to change without notice.
- Should there be a drastic rise in cases, results may be delayed.
In light of new COVID-19 variants and airline cancellations, we highly recommend travel insurance for all guests. Current hotel cancellation policies remain in effect regardless of COVID-19 circumstances.
Most of the resort does not require masks as it is open-air, however, enclosed spaces like the Spa, Generation V Kids’ Club, and Retail outlets do require masks. Interactions with Housekeeping and In-Room Dining staff will also require a mask. Please check with the hotel directly for the most updated information.
The following locations are open to outside guests. Reservations are recommended.
The following locations are open to hotel guests and residents only.
- Nidito Beach + Poolside Bar
- Resort pools
- Resort beach
- Game Room
- Generation V Kids' Club
The following restaurants and nightlife locations require a dress code of no beach or pool attire (no swimwear, shorts, flip-flops, and sandals). For questions, please contact the front desk.
- Cielomar Rooftop
Yes, Viceroy Los Cabos welcomes families with children to the resort.
Yes, the resort provides a refreshing welcome beverage upon arrival.
Externals vendors for any service that the hotel provides are prohibited, including hair and make-up artists, massage therapists, fitness classes, private chefs, food, and beverage.
Violators are subject to a $500 USD fee.
Water is potable but we do not recommend it for drinking. Purified water is served at the hotel and provided at no cost in the guest room.
Yes, for your safety, we offer an on-site doctor. There are also several hospitals located in Cabo San Lucas.
The resort is on the beach with rooms and suites offering a variety of scenery including sweeping views of the Sea of Cortez. The pool, restaurant, bar and lounge all overlook the beach and are only steps away.
There are swimmer-friendly beaches just a short trip away where you can experience amazing snorkeling, SUP and swimming. The nearest beach is Palmilla's Beach, located approximately 10 minutes by car from the resort.
Due to strong currents, we advise against swimming at the beach adjacent to the resort.
Viceroy Los Cabos is a non-smoking resort. Smoking is only permitted on the rooftop of the main building at the fire pit.
Should you choose to smoke in your accommodations, there will be a cleaning fee of no less than $250 plus 19% tax and 15% service fee charged to your account.
Complimentary high speed internet and Wi-Fi are available in-room and throughout all public spaces at the resort.
Drones are not permitted on the property.
Yes, you can buy them, but you cannot take them back to the United States. If you are returning to Canada, it is allowed, but be aware of counterfeits.
The resort is located just moments from downtown San Jose del Cabo. The cities of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo are often referred to as Los Cabos. Los Cabos is located at the base of the Baja peninsula in the state of Baja California Sur on the far western coast of Mexico, where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean.
San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas are safe, welcoming areas. You can walk around with no cause for concern.
There are no requirements for obtaining immunizations or vaccinations before traveling to Cabo San Lucas.
Cabo San Lucas is typically warm and sunny throughout the year, with an average temperature of 78°F (26°C). Occasional rains can be expected in the stormier months from August to October. Winters are generally cooler and nights can be chilly on the water. Late summer is hot, with an average daytime temperature in the high 90°F (32°C.) and warm nights.
Mexican Pesos or US Dollars.
Due to recent local regulations, the acceptance of US Dollars in cash is now restricted across Mexico. Payments with credit/debit cards remain unaffected. Please provide arrangements to settle your accounts and other expenses with a credit card. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause our guests. For security purposes, third-party booking will only be processed via wire transfer and not via credit card. Guests must present their credit card with a valid photo ID upon check-in at the hotel.
Mexico uses 110V electricity, just like the United States and Canada. If you are coming from Europe or Asia, you will need to obtain the proper adapters, which may include a three-prong to two-prong adapter.
Downtown San Jose del Cabo is approximately 7 minutes away by taxi or 10 minutes by complimentary bicycle. Cabo San Lucas is approximately 25 minutes away by taxi.
Early check-in or late check out is based on availability and an extra charge may apply.
The resort is 13 miles south (approx. 25 minutes) from San Jose del Cabo International Airport (SJD).
Major airlines with service at the San Jose Del Cabo Airport include American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, America West, AeroMexico Continental, and United Airlines.
Viceroy Los Cabos is pleased to provide private transfers for both guests arriving at San Jose del Cabo or the private airport located in Cabo San Lucas. Our concierge team can assist with arrangements.
Yes, airport transportation to and from the hotel can be set up through the concierge.
Yes, our Concierge can coordinate all your transportation needs.