Located just outside of downtown Cabo San Lucas at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, this resort is situated on the expansive Playa El Medano beach. The resort offers all the luxuries of it’s neighboring RIU Resorts, and provides stunning views of the ocean from the luxurious infinity pools in the center of the property. At RIU Santa Fe, your wedding ceremony will be as beautiful as you could have ever hoped, with stunning ocean views from both venues offered.
The beach in front of the resort is not swimmable, but there is a swimmable beach 10-15 minutes from the resort.
Take a short water taxi ride to the nearby famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas, or the Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park.
There is a limited liquor selection with the all-inclusive deal, so certain premium liquors may come with additional costs.
The base price for this package is $550. Additional guests will include extra costs. Upgraded packages, additional guests, and add-ons are available for an additional cost.
Rooms range from $110 – $150 per person per night. Every room includes a minibar with snacks and a liquor dispenser. The suite ocean view and suite jacuzzi ocean view room categories also include a hydromassage bathtub. Children ages 2 and younger stay free.
Symbolic ceremony | Recorded music during the ceremony | 1 bouquet and 1 boutonnière | Wedding cake | Sparkling wine toast | Semi private dinner at a specialty restaurant | Special decoration in guest room | Witnesses if required | Minister/Judge service | Spa surprise gift | 10% discount all spa treatments (couple only)
There are 902 total guest rooms with views of the ocean or garden. There are multiple buildings on the property, with the tallest being 4 stories high.
Beach – 100 guests max, Gazebo – 100 guests max.
All rooms allow up to 2 adults and 2 children max, or 3 adults. There are adults only rooms available as well, with 2 adults max. Children are ages 12 and younger.
The resort will host no more than 2 weddings per day, Monday thru Saturday. Ceremonies can be held at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, and sometimes 6pm.
High-season months typically include April, May, June, October, November, and December. It is always encouraged to have your guests book their stay 6 – 12 months in advance.
The wedding coordinators typically respond within 24 – 48 hours. During the resort’s busy season, they may take longer.
RIU Santa Fe is located 25 miles from the SJD airport. The resort is about 10 minutes outside of downtown Cabo San Lucas.
Q: What compliments do brides typically give about RIU Santa Fe?
A: They always compliment the wedding coordinators, and say that we have a lot of patient to help them make a beautiful wedding and surpass their expectations.
Q: What is your favorite part of a destination wedding?
A: To see the happiness on the couples face and receive a big hug from them for exceeding their expectations!
Q: What are the challenges brides face when planning their destination wedding at RIU Santa Fe?
A: The dates they want are not available due the resort selling out.
“Food wasn’t bad, pools were fantastic, and the drinks kept coming. Staff was super friendly. Great hotel and value for what you pay.” – Phuoc T. (07/2017)
“After reading mixed reviews, I was sceptical about the Santa Fe. Upon arrival and throughout the stay, I was pleasantly surprised. We stayed in building 7 with an ocean view room. I highly recommend this! Good food, good drinks, great staff. I would certainly come back.” – Josh G. (06/2017)
“This hotel is amazing, friendly staff, good food, great rooms, beach and pools are amazing, the view from our hotel room was incredible! Entertainment is really fun. Definitely would go back!” – Alina R. (04/2017)