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Is Los Cabos a Good Place to Vacation?

NEWS | Published on 18/01/2022
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With so many choices of Mexican vacation destinations, you may be wondering: Is Los Cabos a good place to vacation? For starters, Los Cabos has an unrivaled landscape. Its contrast of the semi-desert ecosystem with the Pacific Ocean makes it an incomparable paradise. So, the answer is pretty clear.

You have to see it to believe it. The deep blue color of the Sea of Cortés with emerald green tones, crowned by majestic rock formations and colorful cacti that are like silent witnesses to the infinite waves as they crash against the shore. Los Cabos is home to some of the best beaches in Mexico.

The Best Beaches in Los Cabos


In Baja California Sur, Mexico, the entire coastal strip between Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo is considered Los Cabos. This coastal city is home to many beautiful beaches such as El Médano, la playa del Amor, playa Chileno, playa El Tule, playa Palmilla, playa Santa María, and playa Viudas.

Medano Beach

Playa El Médano is perhaps the most popular since the rock formation known as "The End of the World" is in front of it. And at the tip of this is the famous The Arch of Cabo San Lucas. You can't talk about a good vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico without taking photos with El Arco as a backdrop.

Lovers Beach

There are many tours and boats that will take you to El Arco de Cabo San Lucas for a fairly affordable price and will allow you to disembark for 30 to 40 minutes at Playa del Amor, located in the confines of the End of the World. We know, it sounds mythical; that is why you shouldn’t miss it. Feel its smooth sand between your toes, swim in its crystal clear waters, and explore its enigmatic caves.


Where to Stay in Los Cabos?

If you like to walk along the beach to clear your mind and unwind, a stroll at El Tule beach will delight you. Here, you'll find Villa La Valencia Beach Resort & Spa, one of the best places to stay in Los Cabos. There you will have spectacular panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez and all the incredible marine life that may swim by.


Explore the underwater world by snorkeling when you stay at Villa La Valencia. This new luxury resort is at a strategic point on the peninsula of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Its privileged location between Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo is an excellent starting point to get to know these two important cities.

Cabo San Lucas vs San José del Cabo

Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo are linked by the transpeninsular highway, which allows you to travel between them in just 30 minutes. You'll find clear signs posted along the highway to show different access points to Chileno beach, Palmilla Beach, Santa María Beach, and Viudas Beach; undoubtedly some of the best beaches in Los Cabos.


What to do in Los Cabos?

As you might have guessed, the combination of desert and sea provide Los Cabos with some very particular views and fun activities. For example, you can travel through its desert areas at full speed in an all-terrain vehicle. Or how about doing it on a camel? With so many "instagrammable" landscapes it will be easy to choose different points for your photos.


Of course, many of the activities in Los Cabos are at sea. One of the main ones during the winter season is whale watching. There are also tours to visit Playa del Amor where you can kayak and paddleboard. If you’re a water sports fanatic, you’ll love the large variety of water activities available in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Best Places to Visit in Los Cabos

You can also venture a little further and get to know other places of interest near Los Cabos such as Todos Santos, where the famous Hotel California is located, go to the beautiful Balandra beach, near La Paz or visit The Art Walk in San Jose Del Cabo. Book a tour or rent a car to get around Los Cabos and see all the incredible places this beach destination offers.

Incomparable Gastronomy

There can be no good vacation without scrumptious food. Mexican vacation destinations are distinguished by offering food from all over the world. Los Cabos is no exception, it stands out not only for its great variety but also for its quality. At Villa La Valencia you will find some of the best restaurants that specialize in Spanish, Mexican, and international cuisine, seafood, fine cuts, and so much more.

Therefore, wondering if Los Cabos is a good place to vacation is a no-brainer. And if you are looking for places to stay in Los Cabos, the choice is obvious. The scenic views, beautiful beaches, prime location, incomparable food, and accommodations in Los Cabos, Mexico will invoke a vacation of a lifetime.

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