The Government of the municipality of Los Cabos is implementing the Environmental Sanitation Tax. This tax will be dedicated to the betterment of the local community. Please find below the details of this tax:
Environmental Sanitation Tax:Operated by the Municipality of Baja California Sur
Implementation Date: September 8 th, 2022. All travelers from this date on will be required to pay the daily tax. Reservations paid before this date will be exempt of paying this tax.
How will the tax be collected?The tax will be collected by hotels, timeshares, and lodging facilities across the destinations. Travelers will be able to see the tax charge in their hotel bill at check in or check out.
Who is subject to the tax? All travelers visiting a business unit that invoices for lodging services in Los Cabos.
How much is the tax?$33.68 Mexican Pesos per room per night (~$1.70 USD depending on the exchange rate) regardless of the occupancy.
What is the purpose of the tax? The new tax will support government investment on environmental infrastructure, sustainability practices, and safety and security, among other projects.
Who will manage the funds? All funds will be directed to a private trust and will be administrated by an oversight board that will count with participation of sustainability experts, the private sector and public authorities whose sole purpose is the management and strategic disbursement of resources from the Fund.