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Cabo San LucasMexico

Pristine beaches, clear scuba diving waters and spectacular scenery make this Mexican coastal resort city a tourist hot spot.

Although there are many popular activities in Cabo San Lucas, including whale watching, ocean fishing and horseback riding , it is hard to go past this city’s beautiful beaches.

Situated on the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula in Mexico, the climate is tropical, and the sea is never cold. One of the area’s most popular beaches is Medano Beach, right in the heart of Cabo San Lucas. This is the largest area for safe swimming and is usually bustling with tourists, locals, vendors and volleyball players. It’s also a great spot to get involved with water sports such as boogie boarding and parasailing. In the early months of the year, go to Solmar Beach to see the whales that come close to the shoreline.

Take a trip out to the natural rock arc at Land’s End, and watch the sea lions and seals basking. Scuba diving tours allow you to witness black coral, sea turtles, manta rays, and possibly even a hammerhead shark. For the ultimate up-close-and-personal experience, go swimming with dolphins ; a number of companies around Cabo San Lucas provide this opportunity.

Sports fishing and deep-sea fishing are popular in Cabo San Lucas. Depending on the season, you can bag marlin, tuna, sailfish, wahoo, and yellowtail. To test your skill against other anglers, investigate the many fishing tournaments held in the area, including the Puerto Los Cabos World Cup and Bisbee’s Black & Blue, which offers millions of dollars in winnings.

Coffee shops are a key part of Cabo San Lucas culture. Take your pick from the many that line the beaches and other parts of town. Be sure to order a café de olla, a spiced Mexican coffee usually served in a clay pot. If you like your music live, get stuck into the salsa, marimba and mambo.

Where to stay in Cabo San Lucas

Top Hotels in Cabo San Lucas

Nobu Hotel Los Cabos
Nobu Hotel Los Cabos
5 out of 5
Polígono 1, Fracción D, Fraccionamiento Diamante, Cabo San Lucas, BCS
The price is CA $471 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21

Situated on the beach, this luxury resort is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Diamante Golf Course and within 6 miles (10 km) of Lighthouse of the False Cape (El Faro de ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (175 reviews)

"The staff, the amenities and the grounds were incredible."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 1, 2020

Nobu Hotel Los Cabos
Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos All Inclusive
Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Polígono 1, Fraccionamiento Diamante, Cabo San Lucas, BCS
The price is CA $438 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8

This Cabo San Lucas resort is on the beach, 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Diamante Golf Course, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Marina Cabo San Lucas and The Arch. Lover's ...

4/5Very Good! (276 reviews)

"Great amenities. Food selection was ok. Hotel hallways could be more clean and swept more often."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 1, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos All Inclusive
Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort - All Inclusive
Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Predio Paraiso Escondido S/N, Cabo San Lucas, BCS
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $547 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5

This Pedregal resort is on the beach, 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Marina Cabo San Lucas, and within 6 mi (10 km) of The Arch and Lover's Beach. Land's End and Medano ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,539 reviews)

"Great location but could not go in the ocean! so it was just swimming pool and there are four to use. get there EARLY because chairs gone by 9:00am. Great food, Fridas delicious The Bistro not so much. Will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2020

Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach Golf & Spa Resort - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo Villas Beach Resort & Spa
Cabo Villas Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
Callejon Pescador S N, Cabo San Lucas, BCS
The price is CA $309 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5

Located in El Medano Ejidal, this beachfront condominium resort is in the city centre and within a 15-minute walk of Puerto Paraiso Mall, Marina Cabo San Lucas ...

3.8/5Good! (320 reviews)

"Very peaceful, relaxing and affordable. Staff is very welcoming and helpful, when I do go back I would stay here again"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 30, 2020

Cabo Villas Beach Resort & Spa
Cabo Vista Hotel - Adults only
Cabo Vista Hotel - Adults only
3 out of 5
Av. Cabo San Lucas / Revolucion 1910, Centro, Cabo San Lucas, BCS
The price is CA $49 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6

Located in Downtown Cabo San Lucas, this aparthotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Marina Cabo San Lucas, Medano Beach and The Arch. Lover's Beach and Land's End are ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (461 reviews)

"I like it because it is so convenient, it's walking distance to downtown. The staff is super friendly."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 1, 2020

Cabo Vista Hotel - Adults only
Collection O Hotel Castillo Blarney
Collection O Hotel Castillo Blarney
2.5 out of 5
Calle Libertad s/n, Col. Lienzo Charro, Cabo San Lucas, BCS
The price is CA $64 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11

Located in Pedregal, this aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Natural History Museum of Cabo San Lucas, Marina Cabo San Lucas and Cabo Dolphins. Medano Beach ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (47 reviews)

"The view of Los Cabos is amazing. Clean rooms and very spacious rooms. Excellent service"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 25, 2020

Collection O Hotel Castillo Blarney
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Cabo San Lucas

Top things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Reviews of Cabo San Lucas

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4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Apr 4, 2020

After spending several months in Los Cabos we would love to go back some day as we are now familiar with the surroundings!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 24, 2020

We go there every year it’s very relaxing. I love the shopping

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Mar 23, 2020

It's a paradise if you have enough pocket money to survive the high prices.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 21, 2020

Must eat at El Farallon ... most amazing experience we have ever had while dining. Book just prior to sunset. Dinner for two with champagne about 350usd

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 17, 2020

Everyone was so friendly! Thank you Cabo for making us feel so welcome.

4/5 - Good

Jacki

Mar 12, 2020

It was a very safe and comfortable place to visit, we will go again

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