A Cabo Wedding Photographer’s Advice

August 15, 2022

Top Wedding Tips for your Cabo Wedding

Hey friend, I’m Alecca – A Cabo Wedding Photographer who is beyond stoked at the thought of capturing your happiest day yet! I thrive on capturing the moments, big and small. I was in your shoes just over a year ago, planning my dream wedding day. And as much as the movies highlight all the best parts of wedding planning, I know it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. So, as a Cabo Wedding photographer, I’m here to help you plan your dream Los Cabos wedding. Okay? So go grab your favorite drink (mine is anything peach flavored, but especially a peach mule) and take a deep breath. Get comfy and get ready for me to give you all of my advice from a Cabo Wedding Photographer.

Side note – if you need a photographer for your wedding in Cabo, please reach out! I would love to document your dream day on the beach! For a further peak at my work, check out my portfolio.

Questions to ask when planning your Cabo Wedding:

Before we get started, it’s important to have an idea of what your vision is for your wedding day. Please remember, it’s YOUR day! So, go ahead and answer these questions. Even write them out if it’s helpful!

  1. How many guests should attend your Los Cabos wedding?
  2. Do you want your wedding on a Cabo resort or hotel, or somewhere else?
  3. Will your wedding guests be staying at a resort, Airbnb, or mix of the two?
  4. What time of year will you have your Cabo wedding?
  5. What part of Cabo do I want my wedding?
  6. Do I have time to tour wedding venues prior to the wedding?
  7. Do I have vendors that are excited to help my plan my Cabo wedding?
  8. What is your wedding budget? How about your wedding guests’ budgets?
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Everything you need to know about planning a wedding in Cabo

Los Cabos, Mexico is one of the most surreal locations you could plan a wedding. From the white sandy beaches to the unique rocky shores, it truly is a dream! So, where to start? Don’t worry, I’m here to help! Below you will find tips for every step of the way! Let’s get your dream wedding planned (& photographed!!) so you can enjoy this season of engagement!

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Picking a Cabo Wedding Venue

When it comes to wedding planning, finding the perfect venue is the first step! Luckily, Cabo has some incredible wedding venues for every wedding style! As a Cabo wedding photographer, here are some of my top Cabo wedding recommendations for your big day! I know there are so many Los Cabos wedding venues to choose from, so take a peak through this s

Solaz Luxury Resort

Solaz Luxury Resort is a breath-taking Los Cabos resort that doubles as a wedding venue. If you want the royal treatment for your Los Cabos wedding, consider Solaz in Los Cabos! Imagine all the incredible photos of your day and the memories that will be captured here! Solaz’s event space can fit up to 500 guests, too, so you really don’t have to leave anyone off your guest list. Additionally, Solaz by Marriott offers wedding planning services. So, leave the planning to the professionals and enjoy your wedding!

Hyatt Ziva, Los Cabos

I may be biased with this one, but I cannot recommend Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos enough. A year ago, I actually went to Hyatt Ziva in Cancun for my own honeymoon. When I tell you how incredible every detail was, I truly mean it. Without a doubt, I know your wedding day at Hyatt Ziva would be truly amazing! From the amazing staff to the beautiful scenery and food, you can’t go wrong!

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Cabo Del Sol Clubhouse

Cabo Del Sol Clubhouse brands themselves as the “ultimate destination resort”, and for good reason! There’s no denying Cabo Del Sol Clubhouse is absolutely stunning! Imagine starting your wedding day in their beautiful suites overlooking the ocean. How unreal!

Marquis Los Cabos Resort & Spa

Marquis Los Cabos has a truly unique ceremony space, featuring an arch overlooking the ocean. As a Cabo wedding photography, I can assure you these photos would be incredible! Additionally, Marquis has an onsite wedding expert for all your planning needs! Does it get any better?

Nobu Hotel Los Cabos

Another top contender and beauty of a Cabo wedding venue is Nobu Hotel in Los Cabos! The simple aesthetics of the rooms make my photographer heart squeal with joy! Can you imagine getting ready with your bridesmaids in these hotel rooms? Or how about your first look with the classic Los Cabos view? Talk about unreal!

Acre Baja Cabo

If you look up Cabo weddings on Pinterest, odds are, you might have seen pictures from Acre Baja Cabo! Why? Because Acre Baja does things different than your traditional resort. Every detail is intentionally curated and makes for incredible backgrounds, moments, and of course, wedding photos. As a wedding photographer, I would be in photographer heaven photographing a wedding at Acre Baja Cabo. So, if it’s any help, if I planned my wedding again, I would definitely choose this one!

Step 2: Finding your Cabo Wedding Vendors

Finding your dream wedding vendors is always critical, but especially when planning a destination wedding! Firstly, I recommend finding an amazing planner for your big day! Secondly, decide which vendors are a top priority for you and your fiance! Typically finding a wedding photographer and videographer fall in the top priority category. So, if you’re looking for a Cabo Wedding Photographer that is going to capture all your moments, consider Alecca Synclair Photography! I am an expert at destination weddings and telling a story. If you want someone by your side through not only the big day, but the whole planning process, I’m your girl! Additionally, I have a list of other amazing wedding vendors that will help you create and capture your dream day in the best way! I would love to help 🙂

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Best Time of Year for your Los Cabos Wedding

Trying to find the best time of year to get married in Cabo? If you’re looking for warm (but not too hot) weather for your wedding day in Mexico, I always encourage October through June! In these months, the weather is beautiful, warm, and perfect for a beach wedding. While October – June is always best for a Cabo wedding, the rest of the year is still do-able too! It just might be a bit hot or rainy. But, if you choose the right Mexico wedding venue, there will be plenty of indoor options for your day if the weather doesn’t work out.

Cabo Airbnbs for your Wedding

  • Villa Luna Nueva – Can you imagine getting ready with all your favorite people at this Airbnb? How about celebrating your wedding festivities the evening before your big day? This Airbnb is perfect for your whole wedding party!
  • Cabo Airbnb – I cannot imagine a prettier pool + space for your Mexico Wedding!
  • Cabo Villa – take a peak through this one, it’ll take your breath away!
  • Los Cabos Stay with a View – what an incredible view of the Los Cabos sunset over the ocean!

Final Thoughts from a Cabo Wedding Photographer

Words cannot summarize how incredible weddings in Los Cabos, Mexico can be. What makes them even more special, though, is having the right wedding vendors by your side! As a Cabo wedding photographer, I highly suggest you reach out to me! With a vast expertise and experience in weddings all over the globe, I would love to help you plan and capture your dream Los Cabos wedding!

For more wedding inspiration, here are a few other recent blogs from weddings across the globe!

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Meet Alecca Synclair - the lead photographer, visionary, CEO, coffee-runner, and basically everything else behind the ASP team!  As someone who has over seven years of experience in the wedding industry, I have seen first hand the pain points of planning a wedding. Which is why I truly pour my heart into this blog - so that you can have someone in your corner helping you wedding plan! As an Iowa, Texas, and destination wedding photographer, I would love to capture your day intentionally. I believe your photos are are a way to keep your most precious memories forever. So, if you vibe with my work and think we'd be a good fit, reach out! I would be SO honored to document your big day.

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