Summer break is fast approaching and many families are beginning to play their annual family vacations. Los Cabos is a popular destination for travelers of all ages seeking sunshine, adventure, and relaxation. From beautiful beaches to thrilling outdoor activities, Los Cabos has something for everyone. In this post, we’ll highlight some of the best family-friendly summer activities and hotels in Los Cabos to help you plan a getaway you’ll never forget.


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Snorkeling & Scuba Diving

Give your families the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the stunning marine life of the Sea of Cortes. Snorkeling and scuba diving tours take visitors to some of the best spots to witness a diverse array of sea creatures such as colorful fish, sea turtles, and even whales in season. Tours operated by local companies like Cabo Adventures, Dive Cabo, Cabo Expeditions, and High Tide are particularly family-friendly due to their flexibility and inclusivity, with options available for both beginners and experienced divers. Many tours offer lessons and guidance for those new to snorkeling or diving, ensuring everyone can feel comfortable and confident in the water.

ATV Riding through Los Cabos

ATV Tours

Courageous families can head off on an exhilarating adventure by exploring the rugged terrain and breathtaking landscapes of Los Cabos on ATVs. Offering options along the coastline, through the desert, and into the mountains, tours with operators like Amigos ActivitiesCactus ToursCabo Adventures, and G Force provide an up-close and personal experience with the destination’s natural beauty. Children as young as six can join, and most tours include a knowledgeable guide who can share interesting facts about the area's history, flora, and fauna, making it an educational experience for all ages.

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Beach Activities

The beaches of Los Cabos offer a range of family-friendly activities perfect for creating lasting memories. Visitors can lounge on the sand, or venture out into the waves of swimmable beaches to paddleboard, kayak, and jet ski. On land, kids of all ages can build sandcastles and play beach volleyball or soccer, while parents relax under umbrellas or in shaded beachside restaurants.


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Grand Velas Los Cabos

This exceptional luxury resort caters to families with a stunning beachfront location, exceptional service, and a wide range of amenities, activities, and special programming for kids, like family movie screenings. Accommodations are spacious, and perfect for families, with options ranging from suites to multi-room residences. Younger guests have access to a Kids' Club with supervised activities, a Teen's Club, and a family-friendly pool with a shallow section for small children. Parents can enjoy the resort’s luxurious spa, fitness center, and fine dining options, making it the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure.

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Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

Nestled on a beautiful plot of beachfront property that offers stunning views of the Sea of Cortes, the resort provides the perfect backdrop for a family vacation. Multigeneral groups can spread out in family suites and connecting rooms, giving all guests the privacy and comfort they crave. There are multiple pools, including a splash pool and water park for younger children, and an infinity pool with a swim-up bar where adults can unwind. Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos takes the stress out of mealtime for picky eaters with all-inclusive packages and a range of dining options, from casual poolside snacks to elegant fine dining experiences.

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Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort 

The iconic yet contemporary resort appeals to travelers young and old looking for fun and relaxing Los Cabos retreats. Situated on one of the area’s only swimmable beaches, the property offers a Kids' Club providing supervised activities and games for children aged 4-12, while the pool area includes a children's pool with a water slide and a lazy river. The resort also features a golf course and tennis courts for adults and older kids, as well as several dining options to suit all tastes – including an ice cream parlor. Families have the option to book suites with kitchenettes or connecting guest rooms, some with sweeping ocean views and private plunge pools. Hilton guests can join unforgettable on-site experiences like beach bonfires with s’mores and nighttime turtle releases.

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