Cabo San Lucas is an excellent destination for a bachelorette party. It’s a top place to see in Mexico, full-stop, but it provides a special seaside charm for groups of ladies partying with their soon to-be-bride bestie. With beautiful beaches, warm weather year-round, affordable flights (especially if you travel during the off-season), and lots of things to do, your crew will have so much fun celebrating during a bachelorette weekend.

When planning a bachelorette party, if you’re a best friend or the maid of honor, make sure you always chat with the bride first before you start booking experiences. You’ll want to get their input before you start finding things to do for the whole group.

One top thing you must do when traveling to Cabo for a bachelorette party is a boat cruise. Getting out on the water and seeing the iconic spots around Cabo like the Arch, stopping for a swim, or enjoying food and drinks. It’s a great way to get all the joys of being at the beach, but with the added bonus of not having to brush the sand off your towel every five minutes.

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Rent a Boat for a Bachelorette Party in Cabo San Lucas  

Boats to Rent in Cabo San Lucas for a Bachelorette Weekend

Catamaran Cruises in Cabo San Lucas

The most popular boat choice for tourists in Cabo San Lucas is a catamaran charter. Catamarans are perfect for big groups and casual cruising around the coast of Cabo. A common activity to enjoy on a catamaran charter in Cabo is snorkeling - so be sure to inquire with the captain if snorkeling gear is included in the rental.

Another detail to ask the captain about when you’re booking is whether or not flotation toys like lily pads, inflatable swans or flamingos, or tubes come with the booking. These are great for swimming stops; you can kick back and float in the water in sheltered bays or coves around Cabo and cool off from the hot sun.

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Bachelorette PartyYacht Charters in Cabo San Lucas

For bachelorette parties looking for that extra bit of luxury, a yacht charter is a perfect way to attain it. Yachts in Cabo start around $200/hour and will come with a local captain to take you wherever you’d like to cruise around the coast of Cabo. You can enjoy relaxing on the boat deck in sun chairs, lounging around while admiring the beautiful scenery of Los Cabos. A popular activity to enjoy on a private boat rental or yacht charter in Cabo is whale watching - depending on the time of year you visit. You might get the chance to see humpback whales, dolphins, and more, playing in the waves around Cabo San Lucas.

Many yacht rentals include food and drink in your charter for the ultimate luxury experience. What could be better than eating tacos on a yacht?

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Water Activities

If you don’t have time in your busy schedule to rent a boat for a day in Cabo, or you’d like to try some more budget-friendly experiences or want EXTRA time on the water - consider these water activities!

Parasailing in Cabo San Lucas

A top thing to do in Cabo San Lucas and a fun way to enjoy an afternoon with your bachelorette squad is a parasailing tour. Parasailing rides are typically short, 30 minutes per group, but while your friends are up in the air flying over the waves, the rest of the group and enjoy watching from the boat deck.

Fishing Charters in Cabo San Lucas

Is your group full of adventurous, outdoorsy types? A bachelorette party doesn’t have to be all booze cruises and bar hopping - deep sea fishing charters could be the perfect choice for your crew! A fishing charter in Cabo San Lucas provides a mix of a fun boat day with the excitement of catching fish like striped marlin, wahoo, dorado, and yellowfin tuna.

Places to see by boat in Cabo San Lucas

El Arco or The Arch of Cabo San Lucas

Arguably the most iconic spot in Cabo San Lucas, the Arch is a must-see when taking a boat trip around Cabo. It’s the spot you’ll want to visit for an Instagram photo shoot with the crew, taking photos to remember the bachelorette weekend forever. You might even see some sea lions swimming around the Arch!

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The Arch Cabo San Lucas Boat Trip  

Reserva de Lobos Marinos

Another must-see during a boat trip in Cabo San Lucas is a stop or cruise by the Reserva de Lobos Marinos. It’s a lovely nature preserve just a short distance from the Arch. It’s a great spot to take a glass-bottomed boat tour, seeing tons of brilliant fish and marine life swimming below the boat.

Best Beaches in Cabo San Lucas

There are lots of beaches to choose from in Cabo San Lucas, but if you’re looking for a beach to visit after a boat cruise, make sure you head to Lover’s Beach or Medano Beach for an afternoon in the sand. Here you’ll find calm waves, inviting waters, and plenty of sunbathing opportunities.

Santa Maria Cove

A gorgeous, secluded spot that offers excellent snorkeling and a pink beach is the Santa Maria Cove. It’s protected with crystal clear waters and is teeming with fish and marine life to admire on a snorkeling cruise.

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What to Bring on a Bachelorette Boat Cruise in Cabo San Lucas

Before you head out on the water, make sure you have the essentials for the perfect bachelorette party day in Los Cabos. You’ll want to make sure you bring these things with you for a fun boat day in Cabo San Lucas.

  • Sunscreen
  • Cute sailor hats
  • White Claw (or your preferred beverages - just check with the captain first. Some charters do not allow glass containers or red wine onboard)
  • Custom bachelorette party swimsuits
  • Your hottest pair of sunglasses
  • Towels
  • Water (preferably in reusable bottles to avoid losing plastic overboard)


Need help planning your bachelorette boat day? Our captains are here to help. Simply search boat rentals in Cabo San Lucas on GetMyBoat, find a boat you like, and send a booking inquiry. Ask all the questions you need to be answered, and the captain will get back to you with responses and an offer! Download the GetMyBoat mobile app to search and find boats to rent on in Cabo right from your phone.