Los Cabos Travel Guide

Overview

A full guide on this magnificent destination in the Baja Peninsula, only a few hours away from many American cities. Find out where to eat and stay, what to do, when to come, we will prepare you for your next weekend in Cabo.

Los Cabos is a rare blend of beach and desert, offering breathtaking views of the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean. Ideally located at the end of the Baja Peninsula, this magnificent destination is a haven for a wide range of adventures including: golf, fishing, surfing, hiking, water sports and it even offers hidden gems in the outskirts of its coastline.

Type of Destination

Beach and Adventure

Accepted Currencies

Mexican Peso, although US Dollars are widely accepted. Expect to receive your change in Mexican Pesos though.

Native Language

Spanish, although English is widely spoken.

Weather

November-April are the best months weather-wise. July-September may have highs of 94°F/34°C. Hurricane season generally goes from May-November, with higher chances of rain in August and September.

Sail at Land’s End

Immerse yourself into the unique and beautiful panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez, sailing through the iconic Arch of Cabo San Lucas. This is a “must-do” while visiting Los Cabos. Navigating through the pristine waters of Cabo is perfect for every occasion. You may enjoy it in a private luxurious yacht, or in a modest boat that allows you to experience the marine life up close. 

Throughout the day, you may smoothly sail to the famous Lover’s beach where you get to admire the Arch of Cabo San Lucas and you may even stay to enjoy the beach for the day. If you seek the ultimate sunset landscapes, this is one of the best alternatives to appreciate the unique palette of colors that the Baja has to offer. If you are lucky enough, you may even be accompanied by the vast marine life of the area, including: whales, dolphins, sea lions and stingrays. 

Sailing Los Cabos at The Arch
Sailing Los Cabos at The Arch

 


San Jose’s Art District

Downtown San Jose offers an authentic Mexican experience with a touch of folklore and lively atmosphere. From November-June you may enjoy the legendary Art Walk every Thursday evening from 5:00-9:00PM. The streets are closed for traffic, live music takes over to enjoy the sunset and strolling through the art galleries with a glass of wine in your hand, proves to be a must-have in your to-do-list for your visit to Los Cabos. 

This is the perfect time to enjoy a drink and dive into the local culture to meet exquisite pieces of art. Additionally, you may select from the diverse gastronomic offer at Downtown, with a tasteful collection of cuisines and renown chefs. Be sure to make a reservation at your favorite spot though, some restaurants have their agendas fully booked for weeks. 

San Jose Downtown Art Walk
San Jose Downtown Art Walk

 


Todos Santos

Only 45 minutes away from Cabo San Lucas, Todos Santos proves why it is part of Mexico’s Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns). This noteworthy village located in between La Paz and Los Cabos, hosts a striking combination of culture, history and gastronomic journeys that crafts an ideal day tour. You may heard about the Hotel California that supposedly inspired the legendary Eagles’ song. Nevertheless, we assure you that there is a lot more that this beautiful village has to offer. 

For the travelers with a passion for art, you should certainly pay a visit to galleries like Mangos, Indigo, Logan and Gabo Art Gallery and Studio.  As soon as you step foot into this beautiful town, you will notice and embrace its microclimate. When Cabo may be hot and slightly humid during the summer, Todos Santos is sublimely allocated in a privileged weather. This climate acts as the perfect fertilizer for the local farms and agriculture, which elevates the rich gastronomic collection of the area. Additionally, Todos Santos is conveniently close to Cerritos Beach, a fantastic spot for surfers. 

Todos Santos Cerritos
Todos Santos Cerritos

 


Cabo Pulmo 

The one and only Jacques Cousteau declared this Marine National Park, The Aquarium of the World. For those who seek eco-touristic experiences, Cabo Pulmo should certainly be in the top of your list. Offering a tranquil and relaxed vibe, Cabo Pulmo is located roughly around 90 minutes from San Jose del Cabo. This magnificent destination acts as the habitat for a vast collection of marine species. 

With one of the most diverse coral reefs in North America, Cabo Pulmo emerges as a haven for snorkeling and scuba diving. Five of the world’s seven endangered species of sea turtles find a sanctuary in Cabo Pulmo along with the largest selection of sharks, including bull sharks, tiger sharks, hammerhead sharks, blacktip and white tip sharks. Expect an unspoiled and preserved atmosphere that compensates the lack of luxuries, with unrivalled and transformative connections with nature. 

Cabo Pulmo Snorkel
Cabo Pulmo Snorkel
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