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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Once referred to as the 'millionaire's sandpit', Cabo San Lucas is Mexico's jewel resort at the very tip of the Baja Peninsula. Its remote location and unspoiled beauty make this a seaside paradise.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Cabo San Lucas is quickly becoming a popular destination for one reason: Beautiful beaches. You'll find an amazing choice of activities here, from snorkelling and scuba diving to surfing and kayaking. There's something for everyone, even people who just want to lie in the sun and relax.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Gaze from atop the cliffs at the very far end of the bay at the unforgettable view of Land's End's craggy rock arches and dramatic seascape.
  • Sail to beautiful Chileno Bay, one of the best beaches in the area. There you'll enjoy snorkelling in the clear, turquoise waters filled with manta rays, turtles and hundreds of tropical fish.
  • Cruise the waters of Los Cabos to search for humpback and grey whales.
  • Race towards Regatta victory on a romantic and thrilling New Zealand Team racing yacht.
  • Watch local artisans blow heated glass into crystalline works of art on a tour of a local glass-blowing factory.

Sporting Adventures

Paddle across San Lucas Bay, past Pelican Rock and around Los Arcos in a kayak. Then head for the place where the Sea of Cortez kisses the Pacific Ocean at the famous Lovers Beach. Appropriately named, this hidden cove has snorkelling and beautiful rocky cliffs that you will fall in love with.

Shopping for Bargains

Mexico boasts some of the finest arts and crafts, sterling silver jewellery and leather. Take a memory of Mexico and her people home with authentic Mexican crafts such as an original ceramic vase, a colourful painting, a pre-Columbian replica or an embroidered cotton blouse.  In Cabo San Lucas you can find great deals on colourful Huichol bead work, Talavera plates, 'Day of the Dead' paraphernalia, Silver D'Argenta Sculptures, Mexican fire opals and Mexico's famed silver jewellery and designs, including .925 silver from Taxco. Cabo offers fantastic bargains on aquamarine jewellery from Kabana; fashionable pearls from Honora; quality tanzanite from the House of Tanzanite; and watches by Maurice Lacroix and Alfex.

Local Currency

Mexico's currency is the peso (MXN). The $ sign is used to refer to pesos, so don't be shocked at the price tags. Any prices in US dollars are listed as US$ or USD. Many hotels, restaurants and shops also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate.

Weather in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico


Temperature Fahrenheit Celsius
Average High 76° 24.44°
Average Low 56° 13.33°
Mean Temperature N/A N/A
Record High N/A N/A
Record Low N/A N/A
Precipitation Inches Centimetres
Average Precip. 0.2 in 0.51 cm

    Before You Visit

    Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.