Los Cabos, Mexico (November 3, 2023) - Mar del Cabo by Velas Resorts redefines destination weddings with its new WOW Takeover Wedding that immerses guests in the natural beauty of Cabo. This six night wedding buyout package allows guests to reserve the entire property for their festivities, boasting a total room block of 41 rooms and accommodations ensuring the epitome of privacy on top of a multi-day celebration among the pristine natural elements of Baja California.
Day One - Sunset Sip & Sail Along the Coast
Guests will begin the wedding festivities with a mesmerizing sunset sail along the Baja coastline. Onboard, the hotel's tequila master will not only educate about the art of tequila, its origins, aging, and processes, but also guide on how to savor it. Guests will delight in Mexican tacos prepared fresh on board with local ingredients, as well as other traditional favorites like cochinita pibil. All cocktails and bites pair perfectly with the views of the coastline at sunset.
Day Two - Beachside BBQ & Bonfire
Couples will then elevate the festivities with a lively beachside barbecue, where the celebration blazes with a crackling fire under the starry Los Cabos sky. The flames cast a warm, romantic glow, creating the perfect atmosphere for a night of celebration with the rhythm of a live Mexican band. Guests will have the opportunity to immerse into Mexican culture with a mini Mexican Feria, where the fire element takes center stage. Here they will partake in traditional games that ignite competitive spirit, and satisfy their sweet tooth at the Churro Station.
Day Three - Rehearsal Dinner at Monte Cardón
With views of the Sea of Cortez gracing one side and the Sierra de La Laguna mountains on the other, the wedding party will be treated to a rehearsal dinner amidst the mountainous beauty of Los Cabos. At Monte Cardón, the essence of nature's grandeur unfolds as wedding parties indulge in two hours of Baja-Mediterranean canapés and hors d'oeuvres, all crafted to showcase the rich flavors and culinary heritage of the region. This evening, set against the backdrop of mountains and the serene Sea of Cortez, the wedding group celebrates the elements of both earth and sea intertwined.
Day Four - The Big Day
At the heart of the WOW Takeover Wedding Package, the skilled team at Creative Destination Events weaves the vibrant natural elements of Los Cabos into the wedding celebration itself. With extra fine attention to detail, they ensure that every aspect of the ceremony, cocktail hour, and dinner exudes the region's elegance. Couples will embrace the surrounding natural beauty with carefully crafted floral arrangements, made with locally sourced flowers, that reflect the colors and textures of the Baja landscape. Welcome signs and table settings are created with a unique Mexican flair, infusing celebration with the rich cultural heritage of the area. The seating chart is not just a chart; it's a tequila shot experience, a fun and unique nod to Mexico's beloved spirit. And to keep things cool in the warm Cabo climate, couples can even enjoy a personalized wedding popsicle cart with custom flavor creations.
Day Five - Baja Jeep Expedition
Following the wedding, the celebration continues with a thrilling Jeep Expedition among the rugged natural beauty of Baja. A highlight of the adventure is a stop at a local restaurant, where guests can savor authentic cuisine, deepening their connection to the region's culinary delights. From striking rock formations to the winds of the coast, the Jeep Expedition celebrates the unparalleled beauty of Mexico's wilderness.
Day Six - A Seamless Farewell
Following an elaborate celebration, guest departures are streamlined by Blue Dreams Transportation, offering private airport transfers for groups of up to six following the wedding.
About Mar del Cabo:
Located midway between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, Mar del Cabo by Velas Resorts, a boutique hotel with European Plan for ages 16+, debuted on Mexico's Baja Peninsula in December 2018. Mar del Cabo is a stylish adaptation of the classic boutique hotel, designed to captivate and comfort with its space of unassuming and pleasing minimalism. Created as a white canvas with touches of color and chic design, it is the deep blue of the Sea of Cortez and the golden beaches that add tone, depth and natural accents.
All 46 one- and two-bedroom suites and two penthouses have a king or two queen size beds, kitchenette with coffee maker and microwave oven, terrace with sitting area, separate living area with sofa, bathroom width step-in rain shower, and daily turndown service. Encanto Farm & Sea showcases local and fresh flavors of Baja California in a unique seaside chic ambiance less than 50 yards from the ocean's edge.
With the sustainability of the ecological, social, cultural, and economic environment forefront, over 90% of the ingredients for the restaurant come from nearby fruit and vegetable orchards, ranches, and producers. Two bars, spa services, sleek and sensual ocean-front pool, as well as outdoor spaces to hold private events complete Mar del Cabo. Eduardo Vela Ruiz, founder and president of Velas Resorts, operates Velas Resorts with brother Juan Vela, vice president of Velas Resorts, by his side. Mar del Cabo is the sixth property of Velas Resorts and its only European Plan offering.