Things to do in Los Cabos

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More than a half a century ago, legendary anglers like John Wayne and Ernest Hemingway were lured to Los Cabos for wrestling matches with the Big Thr... Read More

More than a half a century ago, legendary anglers like John Wayne and Ernest Hemingway were lured to Los Cabos for wrestling matches with the Big Three: black marlin, blue marlin, and sailfish. Today, the sportfishing is still considered some of the world’s best, with several professional contests held annually. It’s no wonder the main marina is packed with fishing charters.

Powerful riptides and brisk Pacific waters make swimming less than ideal on most of the 20 beaches, but sunbathing and water sports more than make up for it. One of the most famous beaches is El Médano, a two-mile stretch fronted by barefoot bars and restaurants. If you want to get in the water, head to Playa Palmilla, a swimmer-friendly strand near the One&Only Palmilla.

From January to March, thousands of gray whales migrate from the Bering Sea to protected lagoons along the Pacific Coast. Another group that’s attracted to this area: the nomadic surf tribes, who love the long barrel waves found up and down the coast. One of the best breaks is called Zippers (it’s also home to a fun beach bar).

Onshore, there’s plenty of action, too. Los Cabos has become a vibrant golf community, with at least a dozen world-class, seaside courses.

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  • Baja Brewing Company

    Located in San José del Cabo’s historic district is the Baja Brewing Company, which kicked off an artisanal craft beer craze here back in 2007. (Two... Read More

  • Cabo Adventures

    Ever dreamt of swimming with a dolphin? Cabo Adventures is the place that can make it happen, along with scuba diving, zip lining, and snorkeling trips.... Read More

  • Cabo Magic Sportfishing

    “Fish on!” is what you will be yelling during a Cabo Magic Sportfishing charter. With over 40 years of fishing experience, the captain and crew will... Read More

  • Cabo Real Golf Club

    Get your clubs and and tees ready for Cabo Real Golf Club, a championship course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. It opened in 1994 and only two years... Read More

  • El Arco

    One thing not to miss in Los Cabos is El Arco, a natural arch rock formation at the tip of the Baja Peninsula. To visit the iconic spot where sea lions... Read More

  • Lover's Beach

    Lover’s Beach—also known as “Playa del Amor”—is located next to El Arco, right where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean. Don’t miss a visit to... Read More

  • Playa Palmilla

    Bring a lunch and some snorkeling gear to one of the few swimming beaches along Los Cabos’s dramatic coastline. This crescent-shaped cove of sand is... Read More

  • Puerto Los Cabos

    Tee off at this world-class golf course designed by two of the most legendary golfers of all time, Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman. This 7,461-yard, par... Read More

  • San Jose del Cabo Art Walk

    Enjoy a delicious early dinner in San José del Cabo’s Old Town, then burn off the calories while strolling through the Gallery District on the Art Walk,... Read More

  • San Jose Estuary

    The San José Estuary is a marshy freshwater lagoon stretching over 2,000 acres. Fed by an underground river that flows from the nearby mountains, this... Read More

  • Zippers

    This beach’s official name is Costa Azul, but nobody calls it that. It’s Zippers, and right offshore is a famous wave break that attracts surfers from... Read More

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