Ultimate Los Cabos Travel Guide: Picks for Your Vacation

From fascinating landscapes, to the crystal clear water, Los Cabos is a vacation spot that will not disappoint. Located at the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, this destination is one that is not short of sun, making every season here unique and one you won’t want to miss. This stretch of paradise boasts a plethora of incredible attractions such as; remarkable biodiversity, delicious gastronomy, sophisticated accommodations and world-class night clubs. Time to add this destination to your bucket list!

Where Is Los Cabos? 🇲🇽🗺️

Los Cabos is located on a peninsula at the tip of Baja California (Land’s End) on the west coast of Mexico - surrounded by the waters of the Pacific and Sea of Cortez on its coasts.
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Top Picks When In Los Cabos:

Whale Watching Tours 🐋👀

Los Cabos’ shoreline is home to a large array of biodiversity. Between December and April, one of the location's larger aquatic neighbours tends to make an appearance making for an exhilarating and breathtaking experience. During this time, Whale season takes place meaning tourists can enjoy the unparalleled experience of getting up close and personal to them and their habitat. Enjoy one of many tours that allows you to embrace these unrivalled moments.

Scuba Diving & Snorkelling 🤿🐠

Los Cabos is cradled by the aquamarine waters of the Pacific. These waters are home to marine wildlife including rays, sharks, mahi-mahi dorado, and striped marlin. Take the time on your vacation here to really embrace the amazing sea life and sea flora with a snorkelling or scuba diving trip! Home to one of the world's most gorgeous coral reefs this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss.

Visit San Jose Del Cabo 🫔🌶️🖼️

Immerse yourself in the true Mexican culture and take a trip to San Jose del Cabo´s downtown main plaza. From tranquil days on the beachfront, wander through the incredible art galleries or feast at the best restaurants in the town.
On Thursday nights, San Jose del Cabo is the place to be for those who love art and want to immerse themselves in Mexican culture. Galleries stay open late to host talks with local artists and for tourists to view the traditional pieces of exquisite art pieces that highlight the traditions of Mexico. After an evening of art, head to one of the many restaurants for fresh seafood and authentic Mexican cuisine. From dining in gourmet restaurants, to local cafeterias, the flavours and tastes of these authentic plates dished up here, will dazzle your tastebuds.
Its world-class marina, stunning gold-sand beaches, famous surf spots and wildlife make this town a must see on your next vacation.

Los Cabos Nightlife 💃🌃

The scene is always social and lively in Los Cabos, with a number of new hotspots and activities cropping up all the time. When the sun sets, Los Cabos wakes up again and vibrates with the unending fun of its nightlife. Take part in the after dark-action of the bars, nightclubs, cantinas and live rock music venues of Los Cabos and immerse yourself in a truly unforgettable vacation.

Outdoor Adventure 🧗‍♀️🏄

No vacation is truly complete without trying something new, or if vacation to you is one filled with an abundance of thrilling outdoor adventures, then you are going to love Los Cabos. From watersports to ziplines and ATV rides, Los Cabos is the place to have an experience full of adrenaline. Home to awesome bouldering, this is definitely the spot for experienced rock climbers to try and take on some of its rocky coastline!  

When To Visit Los Cabos ☀️🏖️

The best time to visit Los Cabos is from May to June, after Spring Break and before the rainy season and also in October, after the rains but before the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
In October, expect sunny warm weather with water temperatures that are pleasant for paddling and activities. Crowds are smaller and there are often good deals on flights and hotels.
Los Cabos is dry and warm most of the year, with a short rainy season in late summer and early fall. Most of this rain falls in August to September, however April and May are the driest months so, plan your trips accordingly.

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Imogen Kemp
August 30, 2023
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