Los Cabos
Stephanie Galicia
Por: Stephanie Galicia
In this destination you can walk on golden sand and swim in the emerald waters.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

In the peninsula of Baja California there is a place where the sea and the desert meet, creating a contrasting landscape unique in the world.


Los Cabos seduces all visitors, San José del Cabo is a quiet town with boutiques and restaurants, while Cabo San Lucas is ideal for parties and shopping. In this destination you can walk on golden sand and swim in the emerald waters of the Sea of Cortez, which, year after year, thousands of whales arrive to reproduce.


Attractives


THE FAKE BEACON


This beacon was built in 1890 and is currently abandoned in the dunes. This place can only be accessed by horse or ATV, which makes it a perfect tourist attraction for those who like extreme sports.


BOTANIC GARDEN OF WIRIKUTA


This botanic garden is in the port of Los Cabos, in it you will find a totally desert environment. Here you can enjoy more than 1,500 types of cacti from around the world, but not only that since during your tour you will find sculptures of Leonora Carrington and Manuel Felguérez.


THE BEACH OF LOVE AND THE ARC


Better known as "the end of the earth," this arch is located right where the peninsula ends, and you can access it every four years when the tide goes down. It was given the name because it is located where the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortes) and the Pacific Ocean meet.


NATIONAL PARK CABO PULMO


Since 1995 it was decreed as a protected natural area, here you will find the only reefs of the Gulf of California and the Sea of Cortes, as well as a great diversity of species. It is the best place to take diving or snorkeling courses; canoeing, sport fishing, paddle and kayaking.


SWIM WITH TURTLES


Immerse yourself in the depth of the sea to discover the shades of the corals and groups of colorful fish that live around them. Discover turtles and watch them dance. You will feel like a master of tranquility and you will conquer the rhythm of life within the sea.


ENJOY THE COLORS AND LIFE AROUND THE CORAL


Enter the islet to discover the spectrum of deep reds, violets, and oranges that coexist with the white gorgonians and the compact schools of snapper and other fish.


LEARN ABOUT SUNKEN TREASURES


Visit the remains of a tuna boat that sank in the middle of the reef in the 20th century and admire the smooth movement of the stingrays.


EAT ON FIRM GROUND


Delight yourself with the typical food under the shade of the palapas and try some fish tacos or shrimp, lobster, or other seafood. In the afternoon, relax on a beach or a cliff filled with cactus, Chaya, mesquite, and the small desert creatures that give life to the ecosystem


Activities


THE GRAY WHALE WATCHING


From January to march you can enjoy these large mammals that reach the warm waters of Baja California sur after a migratory trip of thousands of kilometers from the arctic ocean to give birth to their cubs.


VISIT THE BEAUTIFUL BEACHES OF LOS CABOS


In Santa María and El Chileno you can dive and snorkel; Costa Azul is perfect for windsurfing and learning to surf with the help of the instructors who are in the place; In Médano beach you can practice jet ski and jump off the parachute. If you want to get away from all you can go to Solmar beach, which is completely isolated by rock formations.


ENJOY IN WILD CANYON


Here you can enjoy with all your friends or your whole family, it has eight zip lines and a bungee of more than 48 meters, but not only that you can take rides on ATVs and camels.


SWIM WITH DOLPHINS


The state of Baja California is famous for whale watching, favorable for wildlife habitat since the waters of the Pacific Ocean meet with the sea of Cortes. We recommend to swim with dolphins at “Dolphin discovery”.


TRAVEL BY EL ESTERO SAN JOSE


This is a protected nature reserve located at the southern tip of Baja California Sur. Its 50 hectares are considered in freshwater wetlands of great importance for migratory birds because the vegetation and fauna is abundant


The deep blue of the sea of Los Cabos is a privileged place for fishing for blue marlin, one of the most recognized fish in the region.


ENJOY THE FLAVOR OF THE SEA


In addition to the vigorous marlin, a wide variety of high-value fish such as bass or tuna are found between the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy a fest of food prepared with your catch of the day at a beach or a restaurant with whom you have agreed before your departure


YOU CAN´T MISS THE BEST EVENTS IN LOS CABOS


LOS CABOS GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL


It all starts in the main square of San José del Cabo where local chefs meet to prepare specialties, continues in hotels and restaurants and ends with an outdoor event called the “Dinner in the Desert”.


Date: December


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