Just about every description you’ll see of Cabo San Lucas’ attractions is followed by the words “one of the most.” That’s because it truly offers some of the world’s best fishing, outstanding championship golf courses, and an abundance of water activities. Yet this Mexican slice of paradise is also a shopping enthusiast’s heaven with all types of duty-free purchases to be had. Couple that with the most breathtaking sunsets, it attracts many lovers in search of romance.
What was once a pirate’s favorite haunt is today a vacationer’s dream. Located at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, it boasts an excellent climate throughout the year. The average temperature is 78 degrees but summers are warmer and winters are just a tad bit cooler.
Cabo San Lucas is not just for couples. It’s perfect for the entire family. With the abundance of things to do, you never hear the word “boredom.” However, if you wish to spend your time relaxing on the beach, Playa Medano is the best spot. It’s a great place for people watching, sunbathing, or swimming. If you prefer a secluded area the Lover’s Beach with its quiet coves and superb snorkeling is ideal.
Most of the golf courses here have been designed by Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones II, and Pete Dye. The Ocean Course is said to be among the world’s five most beautiful. If you follow the green, you’ll get astounding vistas of the Sea of Cortez.
The waters of Cabo San Lucas abound with varieties of marlin, tuna, wahoo and sailfish. This makes them the best location for fishing. Even if you’re not into this sport, you’ll enjoy the array of tournaments held between May and December.
With the unique variety of seafood, it’s no wonder that the restaurants of Cabo San Lucas rate high among dining enthusiasts. From taco stands to elegant venues, the food is simply sublime. And afterwards, you’ll be happy to have taken a siesta for this town is known for its vibrant night-life so bring your dancing shoes and get ready to party.
If you’re thinking that all you’ll find is a few stalls selling souvenirs, you’ll be happy to know that’s not the case. Specialty shops selling items like exquisite jewelry, leather, handicrafts and couture, line the streets. Furthermore, impressive shopping centers have become a part of the area’s life.
Cabo San Lucas is also rich in history and traditions. That’s why the local museums and galleries ensure that all exhibits maintain and preserve its past. The Huichol Indian collection for example, allows travelers to appreciate their art and folklore. While touring the city, visitors can also appreciate the simple but beautiful architecture.
When it comes to nature, the cluster of rock formations known as Land’s end is beyond words. It’s not only one of the landmarks, but just another example of the region’s breathtaking beauty.
So if you’re looking for more than fun in the sun or the ideal place to relax, begin packing now.