Los Cabos is situated at the tip of the Baja Peninsula and consists of two major townships. Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo are the two heavenly vacation spots that make up Los Cabos. Two territories are linked by a 32 km corridor, hosting some of the world’s finest resorts, luxurious accommodations, private vacation villas, signature golf courses and many more.
San Jose del Cabo is known for its historical nature. Despite the fact the area has calm and laidback atmosphere, attractions and amenities are just as desirable as of its more upbeat counterpart Cabo San Lucas. In the heart of San Jose del Cabo, you will discover Estero San Jose – a tropical estuary. This is a great location for kayaking and observation of bird faunas or other wildlife the local ecosystem has to offer. Having Rio San Jose as the contributing river, this 125 acre large estuary plays a significant role in the environment of San Jose.
Cabo San Lucas possesses a fun energy and is popular for its hip nightlife. The city’s attractions and “things to do” are even better during daytime. The luxurious Marina, known for its high quality services, is amongst the many. The Marina is capable of hosting lavish yachts and prestigious vessels up to 200 feet long. Also, Playa Del Amor (Lover’s Beach) is a must visit beach for couples, where they can stroll along the shore holding hands. It’s absolutely an ideal spot for romance. Even the signage at the entrance reads: “Here, all the beauty is natural, just leave your trace on the sand”.
The region’s geography is extremely diverse. It is an assortment of untouched desert, white sandy beaches and spectacular cliffs. “The Arch” is another distinctive feature of Los Cabos. The Arch is located exactly at the point where the Pacific meets the Sea of Cortez and has formed due to phenomenon of the sea waters washing off on both sides.
There are more than 51 hotels and 10,000 rooms in Los Cabos. From boutique hotels, hotels “gran turismo” to resorts stretching from East Cape to San Jose del Cabo. Despite the fact that the official language of the region of Los Cabos is the Spanish language, English is also widely spoken.
From the territory of San Jose Del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos offers 20 magnificent beaches to its visitors. The most well-known paradise for surfers is located of the beach of Costa Azul. Palmilla beach, a favorite place for photographers, while Chileno beach is perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Medano beach is a center for water sports activities for Cape San Lucas and Playa del Amor, which is only accessible by water. Majority of these beaches are secluded but some are crowded. Several offer variety of the restaurants and public showers but some do not. Currents can be quite strong and visitors are strongly advised to pay attention to the signs before swimming.
San Jose del Cabo offers a wide range of exclusive boutiques and galleries with high-end works of art, handcrafts, jewelry, clothing and much more. Cabo San Lucas boasts a large selection of clothing stores and artisan goods, souvenir shops and markets, as well as a Luxury Avenue Los Cabos shopping center.
Tourists enjoy numerous eco-activities such as whale watching, trekking tours, mountain biking, bird watching, rock climbing and swimming with whale sharks. Water sports include diving, snorkeling, parasailing, surfing, windsurfing, kayaking, waterskiing and sailing. During the evening, you may watch a sunset while horseback riding and taking a moonlit walk right after.
Los Cabos is rapidly transformed into a “mecca” for the signature golf courses. With remarkable ocean views from every hole along the course bearing proud designs of Robert Trent Jones II, Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman. Capitalizing on the area’s natural beauty, those courses will both challenge and thrill you.
Los Cabos has the following golf courses:
Cabo del Sol – The Ocean Course
Cabo del Sol – The Desert Course
Cabo Real Golf Club
Cabo San Lucas Country Club
Club Campestre San José
El Dorado Golf & Beach Club (private)
Mayan Country Club Los Cabos
One & Only Palmilla Golf Club
Puerto Los Cabos
Querencia Golf Course (private)
Diamante Cabo San Lucas (private)
Los Cabos offers the most luxurious spa in all of Mexico. Some spa hotels are focused on the global trends and offer a soothing therapy, while others emphasize on the authentic Mexican concept by using natural ingredients from the Baja Peninsula, such as Aloe Vera, clay, grass and desert flowers.
Los Cabos is gaining reputation for an excellent cuisine, which is highly appreciated by tourists from all over the world. There are dozens of gourmet restaurants with different styles and types of cuisine. Endless variety of eateries such as elegant white-tablecloth restaurants, street bistros, hacienda with live music, dancing and karaoke, bars on the beach and local owned shops are all open to serve their customers here. Each tourist much try Mexican cuisine while in Los Cabos. Dishes made from local seafood are highly valued and can be found in almost every menu. Nightlife can be as calm as the waves and the stars … or upbeat, as midnight hours in the famous clubs of Cabo.