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Travel to Los Cabos! Explore the best of Baja California Sur
Mexico's Baja California peninsula is a paradise where the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez meet beautiful desert landscapes. At the southern end of this captivating region, two coastal gems, San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, lure travelers with their distinctive charm and unique offerings. In this blog we will explore the best of both, the cultural charms of San Jose del Cabo and the vibrant energy of Cabo San Lucas. Without a doubt, the best option to rent a car in Los Cabos is MÁS Rent a Car. Especially with the all-inclusive MÁS Total package. Find us at the San Jose del Cabo Airport and join us in this adventure.
San Jose del Cabo, an authentic Mexican jewel
Culture and history
The historic center of the city is a statement to its cultural heritage, as evidenced by its colonial-style architecture, cobblestone streets and bougainvillea-filled plazas. Start your trip by strolling through the historic center, where you will find the San José del Cabo Mission, built during the colonial period. Also visit the art district, where the work of local and international artists and artisans is exhibited in multiple galleries. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the Art Walk, held every Thursday evening from June to November. In this event, the streets are filled with exhibitions, live music and an excellent nightlife atmosphere.
Captivating natural beauty
San José del Cabo is a paradise for nature lovers. The city is surrounded by pristine beaches, where turquoise waters meet golden sands, creating a postcard-perfect setting. Costa Azul and Palmilla beaches, among the favorites, offer the opportunity to swim, snorkel and sunbathe. Renting a car at the Los Cabos airport will give you the freedom to tour these incredible beaches.
Cabo Pulmo: An ecological oasis in Baja California Sur.
This place is located 1 hour and 40 minutes by car from San Jose del Cabo. It is an ecological oasis of marine life and sanctuary of many species that converge in this area, where the Pacific and the Sea of Cortez meet. Since 1995, when it was declared a protected area and national park, Cabo Pulmo has stood out as one of the most important achievements in the conservation and protection of marine life in Mexico and North America.
Begin your visit to Cabo Pulmo at the Visitor's Center, so you can learn about permitted activities and sites, as well as good tourism practices. As it is a protected area, you must respect the restricted access areas. We recommend that you take a guided tour so that you can enjoy your experience to the fullest. Some of the activities you can do are snorkeling, scuba diving, boat tours, whale and dolphin watching, among many others.
Sun, beach and adventure: explore the best Cabo San Lucas has to offer.
When it comes to sun-drenched beaches, azure waters and vibrant nightlife, few destinations can compare to charming Cabo San Lucas. Located on the southern tip of the Baja peninsula, this paradise offers a harmonious blend of natural beauty, exciting activities and a rich cultural heritage. Whether you're looking for relaxation, adventure or a taste of Mexican charm, Cabo San Lucas is the ideal destination.
One of the most famous rock formations in the world is located here and is known as Land's end. You can take a boat tour to see the famous Cabo San Lucas arch up close. Here you can also visit Love and Divorce Beach, and enjoy a day of tranquility in the waters with breathtaking views.
Cabo's Marina and nightlife.
In the heart of Cabo San Lucas is La Marina, where luxury yachts rest docked next to restaurants, bars and stores. Walk along the boardwalk and enjoy an incredible sunset and then head out for a vibrant night at one of the many bars, restaurants and nightclubs in the area.
Adventure awaits you in Cabo
Cabo San Lucas is an excellent destination for adventure activities; both marine and desert activities await you. From whale watching in their migration season, snorkeling, kayaking and even excursions to the desert, where the landscapes meet the blue sea. In the desert you can find activities such as 4WD vehicle tours or even sand surfing or sandboarding.
A scenic road of approximately 33 km that connects San Jose del Cabo with Cabo San Lucas is the perfect route to admire the desert landscapes. Along this route you can enjoy beautiful beaches, luxury hotels, private villas and unparalleled views. One of the beaches you can't miss is Chileno Beach. Visiting these places is a great opportunity to rent a car and get into the adventure between San Jose del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas and its surroundings.
A must-see destination on your next trip to Los Cabos is Todo Santos, which is located 1 hour drive from Cabo San Lucas. If you are an adventure lover, you can camp and enjoy some of the best pristine beaches near Todos Santos. Among them, Las Palomas and Cerritos, where you can surf during the day, enjoy incredible nighttime views or just relax and soak up the sun.
You can also visit the famous Hotel California or, if you prefer, we recommend visiting Las Playitas, one of the main turtle protection centers dedicated to the care, protection and release of the olive ridley turtle.
A visit to San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas offers you a unique opportunity to experience the diverse charm of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. From the tranquil atmosphere of San Jose del Cabo, where history and culture thrive, to the vibrant energy and exciting adventures of Cabo San Lucas, these two coastal gems complement each other in extraordinary ways.
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