An exotic South-of-the-border getaway is a great way to relax while experiencing the beauty of another culture.  At Solmar Hotels & Resorts, we want you to have an amazing experience in Cabo San Lucas.  Whether this is your first visit or you are a seasoned, margarita-drinking professional, we’ve compiled this list of FAQs to answer everything you need to know about your upcoming trip.

Where is Cabo San Lucas?

Located around 1,000 miles south of San Diego, California, Cabo San Lucas is a city at the southernmost tip of the Baja Peninsula. The Los Cabos International Airport is conveniently located just 28 miles from our downtown hotel location.

What is Los Cabos and where is it located?

Los Cabos is a county that incorporates the cities of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo in the State of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Often called Land's End, Los Cabos is situated on the southernmost tip of Baja.

How do I get to Los Cabos?

Getting to Los Cabos is reasonably easy from most major cities in the United States and Mexico. Rent a car or book your shared or private transfer service from the airport to our hotel before you depart. Ask our staff for details. Airlines serving Los Cabos International Airport include Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, US Airways, American Airlines, Spirit, Continental, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier, Sunwing, West Jet, Virgin America, Sun Country, Air Transat, Volaris, Interjet, Viva Aerobus and various charter flights domestic and International.

What is required to drive in Los Cabos and Baja California?

You must possess a valid, government issued drivers license from your resident state or country. No special permits or bonds are needed unless you plan to drive on the Mexican mainland. Roads are usually safe, but can be narrow. The roadway connecting Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo is a well-lit, modern, four-lane freeway. Insurance is required to drive in Mexico. Be sure to pick up a map of gas station locations and keep your gas tank as full as possible, as gas station locations can be far apart.

What is the legal drinking age in Mexico?

The legal drinking age in Mexico is 18. All visitors who wish to drink alcohol must present a valid photo ID upon request.

What is the time zone of Los Cabos?

Los Cabos and Baja California Sur are located in the Pacific time in summer and Mountain time in winter.

Can the resorts assist guests in scheduling activities?

Yes, our concierge can assist you in planning sightseeing tours, excursions, Scuba and Snorkeling tours and other adventures during your stay.

Do Solmar Resorts offer childcare services?

You can arrange for childcare through the Concierge. 24-hour advance notice is required. Please ask for the cost per hour and per child.

Environmental Sanitation Tax

The Government of the municipality of Los Cabos is implementing the Environmental Sanitation Tax. This tax will be dedicated to the betterment of the local community. Please find below the details of this tax: • How much is the tax? $36.30 Mexican Pesos per room per night ($1.90 USD depending on the exchange rate) regardless of the occupancy. • How will the tax be collected? The tax will be collected at check-in by hotels, timeshares, and lodging facilities across the destinations.• Who is subject to the tax? All travelers visiting a business unit that invoices for lodging services in Los Cabos.• What is the purpose of the tax? The new tax will support government investment on environmental infrastructure, sustainability practices, and safety and security, among other projects.

Do the Solmar Resorts have shops on site?

All Solmar Hotels & Resorts have convenience stores carrying a selection of imported and Mexican goods. The stores are open daily and offer snacks, deli products, and assorted grocery items. You'll also find soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits, as well as household goods, souvenirs and a drugstore counter.