Cabo San Lucas is a beautiful and exotic place to visit. But you need to find the best things to see and do in Cabo before you arrive.
Discover Things To See And Do In Cabo
Keep reading to find the top three things to see and do in Cabo San Lucas during the day and night.
The Best Angling For Cabo San Lucas Vacations
Cabo San Lucas vacations allow you to explore the Baja California Sur peninsula, including the Sea of Cortez. Locals and travelers both call the Sea of Cortez the "Aquarium of the World." With its abundant sea life and majestic waters, the Sea of Cortez is perfect for angling. Whether you love deep sea fishing or fly fishing, you can find it all here in the Cabo. The Cortez is home to numerous fish, including tuna and mahi-mahi. You can also catch and release marlin, swordfish and shark. Strict angling laws in Cabo inhibit anglers from keeping more than trophy fish. But if you are like many other deep sea fishers, the thrill of the hunt more than makes up for it. You may also have the option of taking a scenic ride to the nearby sites around or near Cabo during your charter. The coastal beaches of Cabo and San Jose del Cabo might be included in your charter. You can explore various sand bars, coves and coral reefs during your journey. It may also be possible to dine at a fine beach bar or restaurant. The eateries along the Baja California Sur peninsula feature a variety of cuisine, including Mexican, Italian and American. You can always find fish, shrimp and other types of seafood at El Farallon in Cabo San Lucas or Mexican at El Matador in San Jose del Cabo. Your charter guide may know about the smaller locations around the Baja Sur that offer smaller fare, such as the town of Todos Santos. Do not be afraid to ask about the smaller villages and towns near Cabo when you charter your boat. You can also expect to have your fish gutted and cleaned aboard the charter, which is often free of charge. Charter crew will generally place your catches on ice or in a cooler for you to take back to your hotel or other accommodations. If your charter includes or permits it, you may go ashore and cook your fish at one of the beaches that provide grills to visitors. If you're a fan or want to try something new, add fly fishing to your Cabo vacation packages. The best way to secure your angling trips is to charter a boat. You can do this directly through your vacation package or when you arrive to Mexico. Because fishing is a huge activity in Cabo, it is a good idea that you reserve your charter boat when you obtain your vacation package.
The Most Unique Sites to Take Daytrips
Cabo vacation packages can also include day trips to different regions around the peninsula. One of the sites of interest you must see is the Church of San Lucas in Cabo San Lucas. The church was constructed in the 19th century is located very close to Calle Cabo San Lucas. Calle Cabo San Lucas is the perfect place to shop for souvenirs and dine on local fare. In addition, you can always take a short ride to Playa Solmar for some fun in the sun. The beach is a popular tourist attraction, so expect to see crowds. Your next daytrip takes you to Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park. The park is about 60 miles northeast of Cabo San Lucas. You can rent a car and drive yourself, or you can take a guided tour of the national park. Your best option is to find Cabo San Lucas vacations that offer guided tours of the park and other day trips. You can save time and money if you do so. Once you arrive to Cabo Pulmo National Marine Park, expect to see a variety of animals and plants. Because the park is near the Sea of Cortez, it is home to dolphins, hammerhead sharks and numerous species of exotic fish. It is also possible to spot a whale shark or humpback whale in the waters. You can get a better view of the marine life if your sign up for snorkeling or diving tours. The tours cater to amateurs and professionals, so do not forget to sign up for yours. When you explore the park grounds, you might see a sea turtle or two trek along the shores. Plants and flowers also grow in the park. Many of the plants can be used as medicine to treat a number of conditions. You should never remove or disturb the park's fauna because of their importance as part of things to see and do in Cabo.
The Hottest Bars For Cabo Vacation Packages
Now that you know what to do during the day and afternoon, it is time to explore Cabo's nightlife. Most visitors engage in the Cabo Bar Crawl, which takes you to the best bars and nightlife sites in and around Cabo. Some of the places are off the beaten path, so expect to have a great time no matter where the Bar Crawl takes you. The crawl includes games, puzzles, scavenge hunts, and much more. You will definitely need to wear comfortable clothing, such as shorts, sneakers and a light t-shirt. The activities can begin as early as 1 pm, so be sure to ask about the expected time when you sign up for the crawl. It is also important to know that you will have access to many types of alcoholic beverages, including Mexican spirits and wine. You may want to reserve a taxi or designated driver to pick you up after the festivities end when you arrange things to see and do in Cabo.