The Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos is a perfect destination wedding choice, situated along the dividing line where the Mexican desert meets the sea. The architecture is designed to maximize every breathtaking mountain and ocean view. Being one of the most distinguished resorts in Los Cabos, you can rely on a stunning wedding ceremony with amazing coastal views, with amenities that include world-famous golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, and a spa that uniquely uses the benefits of wine to its advantage.
The pools are perfectly designed for wedding guests of all ages to enjoy, from an adults-only pool to a family pool, and they all feature plenty of loungers.
For a treat after your wedding ceremony check into the Spa which offers wine-based treatments.
Although the resort offers unparalleled views of the mountains and the Sea of Cortez, the ocean waters aren’t actually swimmable. There is still plenty of beach space to tan and relax.
The entry-level wedding package is solely for the wedding couple. The next step up is the Beso Package, which welcomes 20 guests, staying at the resort, beginning at $2120. Indian wedding packages are available. Upgraded packages, additional guests, and add-ons are available for an additional cost.
$180 – $240 average price per person per night. Rooms include private balcony or terrace, minibar, and 24-hour room service. Children 4 and younger stay free.
Symbolic ceremony | Wedding altar or gazebod ecorated with draping and floral accents | Aisle runner, white garden chairs | 1 bouquet and 1 boutinerre | Wedding cake | Sparkling wine toast | Private dinner under the stars, wine tasting with sommelier and reflexology massage | Romantic turndown service | Breakfast in bed morning after ceremony | Newlywed private cabana | 15% discount on spa treatments | Room upgrade and late-checout based upon availability
There are 526 rooms with resort and ocean views. Due to the large size of the resort grounds it is recommended for more active guests.
Ballroom – 900 guests max, Beach – 700 guests max, Fairway Terrace – 300 guests max, Whales Terrace – 250 guests max, Imperial Suite – 180 guests max.
This hotel allows a maximum of 3 adults per room or 2 adults and 1 child 12 and younger per room.
Grand Fiesta Americana hosts 1 weddings per day in order to focus on that couple. To book a specific venue with a certain date in mind, it is highly recommended to book at least 6 months in advance.
According to the wedding department, the busiest months for weddings are March – July.
The wedding coordinator typically responds in 24 hours.
The resort is located 28 miles from the SJD airport.
Q: How long have you been a wedding coordinator and how many weddings have you coordinated?
A: 8 years and 348 weddings
Q: What makes your resort a great place for a destination wedding?
A: UNIQUE LOCATION: We have a privileged location, 10 minutes away from Cabo San Lucas and 15 minutes away from San Jose del Cabo. We are located inside an exclusive residential area of Los Cabos that allows us to have a different sense of arrival compared to other resorts that are right off the highway.
OUR ENVIED BEACH: It´s one of the few swimmable beaches in the area, also allowing the opportunity to snorkel in front of the hotel. In addition, it is a private beach with no local vendors passing by or guests from other hotels.
MORE OPTIONS & LESS LIMITATIONS: Being an all-inclusive property, the F&B options is key to a great stay. We have to offer 2 restaurants for breakfast, 4 options for lunch, 6 options for dinner and room service. Each Restaurant has its own personality and specialized Chef. We also have Starbucks on site. Twice a week we also have theme parties for our guest and we have 7 bars on site. You don’t have to repeat a restaurant unless you really want to. All Restaurants are included and no reservations are needed.
LATEST ADDITION IS THE BLACK LEMON DISCO- LOUNGE: This is an adult- only space we can privatize for Groups. It fits 300 people and it has already been used for private closing parties. Due to its location the music does not affect any rooms.
SOMMA WINE SPA: Unique to Mexico. We take advantage of the benefits of the grapes to fully integrate into our Wine Therapy concept. The beauty salon allows the bridal party to enjoy a special spa party offering different beauty services at the same time. Also the beauty services can be provided at the bridal suite. There are also 2 cabins for couple´s massage directly on the beach and at the spa.
CERTIFIED WEDDING PLANNERS: We know this is the most important day for the wedding couple and we want to put our expertise on their side, to make their wedding event worry-free. We will take care of every detail for them.
1 WEDDING PER DAY: Our commitment is to focus on our wedding couple of the day.
WEDDING CERTIFIED HOTEL: By the prestigious Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC), this guarantees that all our staff member and vendors know how to exceed expectations with high knowledge of the wedding language.
STUNNING OUTDOOR VENUES: We have the best locations for outdoor venues such as Whales Terrace which can fit 280 guests in banquet setup, Fairway Terrace overlooking the Ocean Golf Course of Cabo del Sol where 330 people can easily enjoy the sunsets in the Mountains. A fabulous beach that can hold up to 700 guests and can be used all year and last but not least a unique terrace from our Imperial suite that can fit up to 180 people with the total privacy that comes with the most luxurious suite of the Hotel, where you can have the entire wedding event (ceremony Cocktail and reception).
Q: What are the challenges brides face when planning their destination wedding at your resort?
A: As we do only 1 wedding per day we haven’t had inconveniences with venues or availability, we can confirm venues and availability before planning. However one of our challenges is the weather, this is something that we cannot control. fortunately we have ballrooms and are always prepared with a plan B. It is our responsibility to keep the couple informed and calm.
Q: What compliments do brides typically give about the resort?
A: The typical compliment is that we exceed their expectations and that we make them feel stress-free.
Q: What is your favorite part of a destination wedding?
A: To be honest I love all of the process. To me it is very exciting when I start the communication, when a contract is signed, when I meet them in person, when I see them happy and their entire group. There are a lot of feelings for example: people that travel out of the country for the first time, the presence of grandparents, family and friends that come from a long way to share that moment with the wedding couple. There is a lot of love, and emotions in the middle.
The end of the wedding is a very satisfactory moment and also the moment of the check-out when you say bye to your new friends. It is very exciting when the couple comes back for their anniversary and consider you as a family member.
Q: Can you tell us an anecdote about one of your brides when you saved the day?
A: We have this repeat couple that come every year to the resort, two or three times in a year.
They chose Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos as their wedding venue. We love them at the resort.
They had 4 days of their event, with private check in, welcome Mexican party, country night, the wedding day and a brunch the day after the wedding. The first two nights were perfect, fantastic events with lot of décor, music, special details and happy guests. Until then the weather was perfect.
But on the wedding day it was cloudy when we checked the weather forecast, that day was a rainy day.
The wedding couple had a beautiful event designed and they wanted to wait until the last minute to decide between moving to a ballroom or keeping the event on the beach. It was a hard time because of all the production, we couldn’t wait until the last minute.
We had to cover one of the terraces close to the ballroom and adapt all the design to the terrace. There were more details with some boxes with décor that she shipped to the hotel one month prior and didn’t get there until the wedding day. At the end everything went nice and smoothly. When she was walking to the aisle the sun came out. At the end they were very grateful for all we did and they still come every 4 months.
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“This resort is awesome! Not a bad drive from the airport and about 20 minutes from downtown Cabo. The rooms are gorgeous and the service is unbeatable. I am recommending this resort to everyone!!” – Juliet P. 8/17
“Highly recommend!! This resort is fantastic with beautiful views, top of the line pools, and the ocean really close by. They had an event every night and they also had a campfire which also had entertainment. At the pool, they played music and they also had fun activities. I would recommend getting all inclusive because it was easier and it adds to the vacations relaxing vibes. The drinks were excellent, and the food was mostly good. The service is what made this resort! This resort had very good service and they were very friendly.” – Hailey Y. 7/17
“The view as you drive up of the Sea of Cortez is stunning. The service from the time you step on property is professional and very accommodating. The food at ALL locations is awesome. Three beautiful pools and the bar service supporting them is second to none. There are activities and entertainment at night that is great and they begin to shut down nightly at 2300, so everyone has a relaxing experience for bed time. Good, fishing, golfing, spa and other activities close. WE will be going back to this very beautiful,warm and relaxing location. Highly recommend!” – Lance E. 7/17