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Snorkeling tours are plentiful in San José del Cabo. Snorkeling from the beach to protected coral reefs. Snorkeling in San José del Cabo will certainly delight the beginner to the expert.

 

San José del Cabo

Destinations & Adventures

Experience

San José del Cabo 

Getting under the water is one of the best things to do in San José del Cabo for sure. These areas feature a variety of fish, calm conditions and generally good visibility. Cabo’s warm waters and rocky reefs are home to a variety of tropical fish. Small coral formations, sea fans, barnacles and gorgonians dot the underwater landscape. Sea stars, trumpetfish, jacks, boxfish, balloonfish, moray eels and mackerel are a common sight. Seahorses hide among the reef and sea turtles feast while you look on. Playful dolphins sometime swim by the boat.  During the winter and springtime, if you are lucky you can see a whale shark or humpback.

If you’re looking for all of the attractions that Baja California Sur offers in terms of landscape, beaches, weather and activities, but don’t want the commercialized feel of a developed resort, then San Jose del Cabo is the ideal alternative to neighboring Cabo San Lucas. 

Chileno Beach

Chileno Beach is safe for swimming and offers excellent snorkeling for older children and adults. are probably the two best snorkeling locations near Cabo San Lucas Mexico. These two beautiful coves are located along the Los Cabos Corridor, between the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. The water is usually calm and clear compared to most other locations in the Cabo area.

Santa Maria Beach

We also love Santa Maria Beach for snorkeling. And we’ve seen whales there too!
As you gaze out to the azure sea you will see the peaceful horseshoe shaped beach with sand the color and consistency of pink rice. Relatively secluded, Bahía Santa María is a protected marine sanctuary, so bring along a bag of bread or tortillas and feed the multi-colored creatures of the deep. This is an excellent spot for snorkeling or just relaxing on the beach. This marine preserve is a prime destination for many charter boats that offer snorkeling and SCUBA diving excursions departing from the Cabo San Lucas harbor. If you want to see a world of friendly colorful tropical fish, this is the place to go. Mornings, when it’s calm, is usually best for optimum underwater visibility. There are no facilities available other than a dirt parking lot and a few beach vendors so bring what you need with you. This is truly one of the most beautiful places in Los Cabos and well worth a visit.

Whale Shark

One of life’s truly staggering adventures, Whale Shark Adventure tour takes you to the Bay of La Paz, 2 hours north of Cabo San Lucas to swim and snorkel with the biggest fish on earth, whale sharks! These stunning creatures can be up to 50 feet (14 meters) in length and weigh up to 66,000 lbs (30 metric tons). Unlike most sharks, they feed on plankton and do not have the large teeth typically associated with sharks

Snorkel Highlights

  • Land’s End  
  • Playa del Amor    
  • Playa Chileno
  • Playa Medando 
  • Playa Hotelera                   
  • Playa  del Divorico
  • Playa Solmar
  • Santa Maria Beach
  • Chileno Beach
  • Santa Maria Beach
  • Whale Shark
  • Cabo Pulmo
  • El Arco
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  • Land’s End  
  • Playa del Amor    
  • Playa Chileno
  • Playa Medando 
  • Playa Hotelera                   
  • Playa  del Divorico
  • Playa Solmar
  • Santa Maria Beach
  • Chileno Beach
  • Santa Maria Beach
  • Whale Shark
  • Cabo Pulmo
  • El Arco                                                                       

Cabo Pulmo

If you prefer to live life a little more under the sea than on land, head to Cabo Pulmo for the ultimate scuba diving or snorkelling experience. Nicknamed the Aquarium of the World, Cabo Pulmo is home to over 300 different species of fish, and is an incredible place to try your hand at playing mermaid for a day and exploring the beautiful sea life. The only living coral reef in the Sea of Cortez. A pristine marine preserve, far away from the crowds of Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Pulmo has been designated a National Marine Park by the Mexican Government.

Pontoon boat

You can choose to snorkel at Neptune’s Finger or Pelican’s Rock or the nearby Lover’s Beach. These local tours in Cabo San Lucas are quick excursions that require minimal travel time, that way you can enjoy more time in the water and less time in the commute. They offer a safe and comfortable ride and a great snorkeling excursion.

El Arco

The Arch takes place in the bay of Cabo San Lucas. After a short instructional lesson given on the beach, we kayak out to the Arch, past the sea lion colony and around Land’s End into the Pacific. We land at Lover’s Beach, where you can snorkel out to Neptune’s Finger or check out the beach and it’s massive granite rock formations. This is a great way to explore where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean – Land’s End!

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Activities & Adventures

Explore Your Adventure Destination

Your vacation in San José del Cabo is sure to consist of plenty of fun and excitement, but how about adding a touch of adventure as well? For those who can’t shake that adrenaline bug, consider booking exciting excursions, such as zip-lining, setting sail on a catamaran cruise or snorkeling and diving, to make the most out of your adventure destination.

Sun and Sand

Beach, Swimming & Sunbathing

Beaches

As well as its own stunning white sand beaches, San Jose del Cabo’s Chileno Beach has calm, shallow waters making it the go-to spot for swimming and snorkelers.

Swimming

Take a Swim On Lover’s Beach. Connected on its own little island along Land’s End. Lover’s Beach looks into the bay, and is a beautifully calm piece of water – perfect for swimming.

Sunbathing

Fine remote beaches exist along the shoreline between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. These include Barco Varado, Chileno, Palmilla, Santa María and Vista del Arco Beaches.

Romance

Weddings, Honeymoons & More 

Weddings

Celebrate your romance with a destination wedding in San José del Cabo. Romantic weddings on a golden sand beach, rich sunsets and one of the most beautiful bays in the world are the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding.

Bachelor/ette

Your bachelorette/bachelor party can be the most fun you’ve had in years! With a bit of planning  beforehand, San José del Cabo is the perfect spot to plan such an adventure.

Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is sure to consist of plenty of romance, and San José del Cabo is the honeymoon destination. From quiet privacy to all out partying, San José del Cabo has something for every honeymooner.

Renewal of Vows

A rededication to your marriage is an exciting thing – you can do it as often as you like. With vow renewals (or reaffirmations) you have the opportunity to have the ceremony you’ve always wanted.

On the Sea

SUP, Sea Kayak & Sailing

SUP

Paddle boarding is undoubtedly a great way to get in contact with the marine environment of the Sea of Cortez. Easy to learn and a great way to have fun in San José del Cabo.

Sea Kayaking

Your kayaking adventure, exploring and paddling in the beautiful seas around San José del Cabo. Discover hidden coves, secret beaches and uninhabited islands. Take in the seals, whales and many other sea critters.

Sailing

Sea breezes and  the most beautiful beaches in the world. San José del Cabo is the perfect exotic location for sailing and learning to sail. Bask in the sun and enjoy the unbelievable sunsets.

In the Sea

Snorkel & Scuba Diving

Snorkel

San José del Cabo’s warm waters and rocky reefs are home to a variety of tropical fish. Small coral formations and sea fans paint the sea floor. Whale sharks and humpbacks will make an occasional appearance.

Scuba

A premier holiday destination with an established scuba industry. Underwater adventures and shallow depth great for beginners to deep dives with pelagics and fun drift dives to experience. There is an underwater experience for every level.

Fishing the Sea

Deep Sea, Shore & Lake

Fishing

San José del Cabo is considered one of the best big game fishing destinations in the Pacific. The Pacific Coast of Southern Baja, where it meets the Sea of Cortez is an ideal environment for most big game fish and there are found in abundance.

Deep Sea

Big attraction for anglers heading to San José del Cabo is unquestionably saltwater fishing. Thanks to her fantastic deep waters surrounding the coastlines, sport fishing after big game species is incredibly popular,

Shore

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Family

Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Golf by the Sea

Golfing Experiences

Golf

San José del Cabo is a vibrant and exciting destination for golfers. There are numerous excellent and world class eighteen hole courses, and a number of nine hole golf courses. Whatever your golfing desires, San José del Cabo has a course for you.

Golfing

Whether you are looking for a championship course, a golf resort or a quick nine holes, you are definitely going to find what you are looking for in San José del Cabo.

On Land

Horses, Hiking, Biking, ATV

Camel Safari

Explore the Baja Desert from the back of a camel. Expert guides on your safari will show you the best of the unique Baja Californian culture and the beautiful natural wonders of the Baja desert.

Hiking & Biking

Mountain bike and hiking tours led by local guides—a great choice for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Ride and hike along scenic trails through forested areas, river beds and desert terrain.

Off Road

Rugged mountain terrain and hidden treasures create the perfect setting for an off-road  adventure. Drive your own ATV through landscapes full of surprises and exciting new adventures.

Lifestyle

Live the Lifestyle

Living

Looking for Lifestyle Options? When considering San José del Cabo as a place to live or retire, the knowledge we share will help you to create a plan, and we’ll connect you with useful lifestyle services and property choices.

Retire

Many consider San José del Cabo for their retirement home. With recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking and a modern infrastructure, stable electrical grid and high-speed internet.

Lifestyle

Variety of lifestyles from resorts, condos and other full-time housing—it’s a perfect place for those seeking an “always on vacation” lifestyle. San José del Cabo has everything you need and more, affordability, healthcare, safety, culture and cuisine.

Real Estate

Finding the Right Investment

Real Estate

Opportunities exist for real estate investment in San José del Cabo. From beachfront and ocean view houses, condos, apartments and vacant lots, there is something for every investor.

Beach Houses

Set up villas, apartments, and other residential units in the vicinity of a stunning ocean, pristine beaches, and picturesque lagoons. The attractiveness of San José del Cabo has always been a magnet that attracts buyers and tenants at any time of the year.

Culture

Experience the Culture

Culture

Whale Watching
The Sea of Cortez is one of the best places in this part of the world to get up close and personal with a mighty humpback whale from December to April each year.

Culture

The  Zócalo is a must-see for travelers interested in exploring local Mexican culture and nightlife. The city’s main square houses the city’s government buildings and several popular and affordable local restaurants.

Culture

Cabo Pulmo

Aquarium of the World, Cabo Pulmo is home to over 300 different species of fish, and is an incredible place to try your hand at playing mermaid for a day and exploring the beautiful sea life.

Cuisine

Enjoy the Food & Drink 

Food & Drink

San José del Cabo is well known for its varieties of regional and national food and drink. From street tacos to exquisite culinary delights, paired with regional wine, beer and tequila with long histories and international reputations.

Fine Wine

The cultivation of wine began over 500 years ago with Hernan Cortes. Today the wine production in Mexico is gaining importance nationally and internationally. In Mexico, there are seven main estates where wine production is carried out.

Beer

Beer in Mexico has a long history. From Mesoamerican times and the arrival of the Spanish, European style beer was introduced and Mexicans have been brewing beer for centuries and is one of the world’s top beer-producing countries.

Tequila

Tequila is a regional distilled alcoholic drink made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 km northwest of Guadalajara, and in the Jaliscan Highlands of the central western Mexican state of Jalisco.

Where to Stay

Find the Right Resort

Resorts

San José del Cabo resorts are perennial favorites among globetrotters. With a variety of beach options, rich heritage and fantastic food, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a place that’s got more to offer within such easy reach of most travelers.

Resorts

With her gorgeous beaches and upscale resorts, San José del Cabo is the perfect vacation destination for those looking for relaxing fun in the sun. Soak in the sunshine, go for a tequila tasting, spa treatment or fill your day with outdoor adventures.

Special Trips, Tours & Events: San José del Cabo

Taste of Mexico 

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Romance

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Activities

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Wine Tasting

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