Viceroy Los Cabos Frequently Asked Questions
In which part of Mexico is the resort located?
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.
Is the area safe?
San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas are safe, welcoming areas. You can walk around with no cause for concern.
Do I need immunization or vaccinations before traveling to the area?
There are no requirements for obtaining immunizations or vaccinations before traveling to Cabo San Lucas.
What is the weather like in 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.
What should I know about electricity in Cabo San Lucas?
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.
What is the recommended currency?
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.
Can you tell me more about travel and transportation arrangements?
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.
Do you have taxis available?
Yes, our Concierge can coordinate all your transportation needs.
How long would it take to get to Downtown San Jose del Cabo or to Cabo San Lucas?
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.
Does Viceroy Los Cabos allow children to stay at the resort?
Yes, Viceroy Los Cabos welcomes families with children to the resort.
How far is the resort from the beach?
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.
Is there high-speed internet and Wi-Fi access?
Complimentary high speed internet and Wi-Fi are available in-room and throughout all public spaces at the resort.
Are there welcome amenities in the lobby for arriving guests?
Yes, the resort provides a refreshing welcome beverage upon arrival.
Is the water safe for drinking? Is bottled water served at the hotel?
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.
Where is the nearest swimmer-friendly beach?
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.
Are there medical facilities onsite or nearby?
Yes, for your safety, we offer an on-site doctor. There are also several hospitals located in Cabo San Lucas.
Can I buy Cuban cigars? Can I take them back with me?
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.
Is early check-in or late check-out possible?
Early check-in or late check out is based on availability and an extra charge may apply.
How far is the resort from the airport?
The resort is 13 miles south (approx. 25 minutes) from San Jose del Cabo International Airport (SJD).
Does the hotel provide transportation to and from the airport?
Yes, transportation services can be set up with the concierge.
Airport pick-up or drop-off prices are as follows:
- Suburban Escalade (6 passengers) — US $110
- Toyota Hiace (8 passengers) — US $135
- Crafter (12 passengers) — US $150