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Tail of the humpback whale. Mexico. Sea of Cortez. California Peninsula . An excellent illustration.

Whale Watching

January – March

Visit the beautiful region of Los Cabos during the winter months for a glimpse at one of nature’s most fascinating sights. Just offshore, eight different whale species can be seen on their natural migration pattern, and visitors can get up-close views with these majestic creatures.

People In Costume Dancing At Carnival


February 1st – 13th (Dates Vary By Location)

Celebrate Carnival at resorts in many of our Latin America and Caribbean destinations! This vibrant festival takes place in the days leading up to Ash Wednesday and features parades, colorful displays and costumes, elaborate masks, and plenty of music! No matter where you go, you’ll see traditional expressions of this celebration and get to partake yourself.

Football and Field

Super Sunday

February 11th

The NFL’s biggest spectacle returns on February 11th, 2024, and we’ll have it broadcast on the big screen for all to watch! Enjoy traditional tailgate foods and drinks, fun games, and much more on the big day. If football isn’t your favorite, tune in for the halftime show instead.

Valentine's Day Heart Shaped Cookies with red, white, and pink icing and messages of love.

Valentine's Day

February 14th

Romance is in the air – especially at Secrets Resorts & Spas! Treat your valentine to a romantic getaway this year, and pamper them with spa treatments, romantic dinners, and much more. Special gift boxes, flowers, and candies will also be available for extra surprises and tasteful touches so you can celebrate this evening with your true love in style.

Morning light shines over the Marigot Bay in Saint Martin

Heineken Regatta

February 29th – March 3rd

If you’re a fan of sailing or boat racing, the Heineken Regatta is an experience you won’t want to miss! For four days in St. Martin, you can see world-class boat racing with sailors from more than 35 countries cruising around the island during the day, and celebrating with extravagant parties by night. Book your stay at Secrets St. Martin Resort & Spa and enjoy this unique experience.


Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival

March 2nd – 9th

Guitar lovers and all music fans are welcome to the annual Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival, taking place in Spring from March 2nd – 9th, 2024. This international world class event brings first rate musicians and appreciative audiences from across the globe, and raises cultural awareness within the community while raising money for art and cultural endeavors in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. Book your trip to Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa and enjoy the tunes!

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Cartagena Film Festival

March 11th – 16th

Film buffs and movie-goers should mark their calendars for the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival in March. This cinematographic event is free for anyone to access, and features films focused on cultural conversation and the human experience. It is the oldest film festival in Latin America and will show you the television and films of tomorrow, so make sure you book your trip to Dreams Karibana Cartagena Golf & Spa Resort in February!

Close up of beverages with shamrocks on glass

St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th

Bring the luck of the Irish with you on vacation! Enjoy a fun-filled day of Irish traditions with special events, activities, and entertainment for the whole family. The Explorer’s Club and Core Zone will provide the fun for your kids, while the adults celebrate with favorites on tap and Irish festivities for all.


Spring Equinox at Chichen Itzá

March 21st

Visitors to the Riviera Maya area each Spring are treated to the special sight of the iconic Feathered Serpent “Kukulcán” as it begins its descent of Chichen Itzá on March 21, 2024 for the Spring Equinox. The shadow down the pyramid is a cultural experience and symbolizes prosperity for all. Plan your trip for March 21st and add an excursion to the pyramid to experience this majestic phenomenon!

Kids playing in sea during summer Easter


March 31st

Celebrate Easter with UVC this year. The whole family will enjoy activities including egg hunts, parties, arts and crafts, and games. Adults can sip on mimosas during Easter brunch and relax. Plus, you may even get to meet the Easter Bunny.