Cabo San Lucas, generally referred to as Cabo in America, is taken into account one in every of Mexico’s top 5 tourist locations and seashore cities. It’s situated on the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo are known as Los Cabos.
Cabo San Lucas is thought for its seashores, scuba diving, fishing, nightlife, and the ocean arch, El Arco de Cabo San Lucas. Marine life within the space consists of rays, sharks, and quite a few sport fish, similar to mahi-mahi (dorado), and striped marlin.
Best Beaches in Cabo San Lucas
There isn’t any single Cabo San Lucas seashore. In reality, Cabo San Lucas’ seashores are so different that the “best” is a matter of non-public desire. Some are identified for his or her scenic magnificence, however will not be swimmable attributable to excessive surf, robust currents, and highly effective undertows. Some are identified for his or her swimming and snorkeling. Some are identified for his or her nice browsing. Some are occasion seashores. Some are romantic. With so many seashores to select from, you’re positive to seek out your finest seashore.
Playa del Amor (Lover’s Beach) is situated on the Sea of Cortez aspect of Land’s End. Access is by water taxi solely. It’s one of many space’s hottest seashores due to its magnificence, nice snorkeling, and swimability.
Divorce Beach is situated on the Pacific aspect of Land’s End. You can attain Divorce Beach from a niche within the rocks at Lover’s Beach. This will not be a swimming seashore.
Playa Solmar is situated on the Pacific aspect of Land’s End subsequent to Sandos Finisterra lodge. It’s scenic and usually not too crowded, however swimming isn’t doable attributable to robust ocean currents.
Playa Medano is true in the midst of all of the motion Cabo San Lucas gives and is the most secure swimming seashore.
Chileno Beach is at KM 14 off the principle freeway. This is among the finest seashores for households, snorkelers, and divers.
Santa Maria Beach is at KM 11.5 off the principle freeway. It’s a part of a marine sanctuary and has improbable snorkeling.
Sunset Beach is a personal seashore on the Pacific Coast that’s solely accessible to visitors of the Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf and Spa Resort. It received its identify from the magnificent sunsets over the seashore.
Where to Stay
If you’re like me, you wish to keep at the most effective lodge on the seashore you could afford. According to oyster.com, these are the 10 finest accommodations in Cabo San Lucas on the seashore…
- The Cape, a Thompson Hotel
- Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort & Spa
- Grand Solmar Land’s End Resort & Spa
- The Resort at Pedregal
- Montecristo Estates
- Pueblo Bonito Hacienda Beach Club & Residences
- ME Cabo
- Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos
- Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa
- RIU Palace Cabo San Lucas
Although not a part of the checklist above, one of many extra well-liked places to remain is Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa Cabo San Lucas due to its mixture of worth and facilities. The lodge is a part of Villa Group Resorts.
Where to Eat and Drink
Zagat calls Cabo San Lucas a “food lover’s paradise”.
El Farallon, a seafood restaurant overlooking the Pacific Ocean at The Resort at Pedregal, is on quite a few finest lists.
Flora’s Field Kitchen at Flora Farms is one other top restaurant with farm-to-table eating. Maroon 5’s Adam Levine even received married there.
The Office on the Beach is a restaurant on the seashore with tables within the sand. The meals is nice, primary Mexican and the setting is unbeatable.
Maria Jimenez is the place the locals go for excellent meals in a homey ambiance.
Manta, a nice eating, seafood centric restaurant at The Cape lodge, has attractive views of El Arco de Cabo San Lucas.
Cabo Wabo Cantina is owned by rocker Sammy Hagar of Van Halen. With a dance flooring and reside music by native and top musicians from all around the world, it’s one in every of Cabo’s top occasion spots. Even Sammy Hagar typically performs there.
The Giggling Marlin is the oldest membership on the town, however nonetheless a favourite the place you possibly can have your image taken hanging like a marlin from the roof.
Cabo Wine and Jazz on the Los Cabos Winery is simply what the identify says, a spot to go for wine and jazz. It’s extra intimate and laid again than Cabo’s different top nightlife institutions.
Mango Deck is true on Medano Beach. You can sit on the seashore ingesting tropical drinks beneath an umbrella with a full-service bar and a mechanical bull at your disposal.
El Squid Roe is an iconic nightclub, dance corridor, and restaurant in downtown Cabo. Expect crowds.
How to Get There
Most guests arrive by aircraft via Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).
Although not advisable, it’s doable to drive from the continental U.S.
If you like arriving in a extra leisurely method, you possibly can cruise to Cabo San Lucas from Long Beach, CA on a wide range of cruise traces together with:
- Princess Cruises
- Norwegian Cruise Line
- Oceania Cruises
- Celebrity Cruises
- Regent Seven Seas Cruises
- Royal Caribbean International
- Crystal Cruises
- Azamara Club Cruises
Whether you’re a seashore or a golf lover; touring as a single, couple, or with a household; love romantic dinners or raucous nightlife; Cabo San Lucas has one thing for you.