At the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, the exclusive beach resorts of San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, known collectively as Los Cabos, will satisfy even the most demanding visitors. Linked by a 20-mile strip nicknamed the “Tourist Corridor,” both towns boast luxury hotels and some of the most pampering, all-inclusive resorts in Mexico, as well as world-class golf courses to seduce discriminating vacationers from around the world.
This peninsula is where the desert meets the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean, giving Los Cabos a contrasting natural landscape. With a climate boasting 360 days of sunshine a year, visitors are guaranteed unforgettable holidays in a paradise known for professional diving, sport fishing, and water sports.
San José del Cabo
The town of San José del Cabo is quiet and traditional. Along its clean and neat streets tourists find restaurants, open-air cafes, galleries, handicrafts stores, world-class hotels, and recreational and cultural activities such as the Teatro de la Ciudad.
The nearby San José del Cabo estuary is a tropical bird and wildlife sanctuary and reserve that is home to at least 150 species of animals and a place for kayaking through mangrove swamps.
The road between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas offers breathtaking panoramas as it winds through the luxury hotel zone and coves such as Costa Azul; Acapulquito beach for surfers; and the beaches of Palmilla, Chileno, and Santa María, perfect for sunbathing, snorkeling, diving, or kayaking. With numerous golf courses, it is paradise for golfing enthusiasts.
Cabo San Lucas
Cabo San Lucas is a favorite choice for expert divers and offers beautiful beaches, lively nightlife, a well-developed hotel infrastructure, and varied cuisine.
Its attractions include the marina, a regular stop-off point for small sailboats and private yachts, and beaches such as the Hacienda and Médano, where gentle waves lap the shore. Attractions for nature and animal lovers include the underwater sand-falls off the Playa del Amor (Lover’s Beach) and, during the winter, the gray whale reserve in Magdalena Bay.
Also don’t miss “El Arco,” a monumental natural arch rock formation where the Pacific and Sea of Cortez waters meet, which has become a symbol of the region. Located on Cabo Falso and populated by sea lions, this point is known as “Finisterra” (Land’s End) because it is the tip of the narrow Baja California peninsula. The highest part of El Arco is known as the “El Vigía” (“The Lookout”) because of its breathtaking, panoramic views.
Los Cabos is a slice of paradise where desert and sea meet to create a hauntingly gorgeous landscape with a surprising topography that offers something for everyone to enjoy. The moment you land at the Los Cabos airport, the adventure begins.