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Welcome to the “Land’s End” 

Los Cabos is one of the best places to have a leisure vacation in Mexico. Situated at the south end of the Baja California Peninsula, Los Cabos is an amalgamation of majestic landscapes, beautiful beaches, dazzling desert, and breathtaking mountains. Sitting on the tip of the southern Baja California Peninsula is the chief reason for Los Cabos to be commonly known as “Land’s End”. 

There are many breathtaking places to visit in Los Cabos but it is mainly comprised of two big towns, San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. To get a brief understanding of the places, here is a list of places where one must visit while on a leisure vacation to Los Cabos. 

  • San José del Cabo 

  • Todos Santos 

  • Marina Cabo San Lucas 

  • Cabo Pulmo 

  • Tourist Corridor 

  • Golf Courses 

  • Beaches 

Let’s begin our journey to Los Cabos!

 

A Brief History of Los Cabos

According to the history of Los Cabos, the three main tribal groups, including the Pericues, the Guaycuras, and the Cochimies were encountered by the early Spanish conquerors. Through the record of artifacts or cave paintings reveal their existence as hunters and gatherers. 

Los Cabos has a long and impressive history about the hunters and gatherers commonly known as the Pericues those days and Baja California Sur as of these days. To give a short brief on the historical events took place between the 13th century to the 15th century, here is a timeline of Los Cabos history:

Timeline of Los Cabos History

13,000 BCE: Known as Baja California Sur today, Pericues arrived by raft from Melanesia.

1492: Located Americans’ arrival at San Salvador in the Bahamas by Cristobal Colon.

1510: Published in Seville, the first-ever edition of Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo’s chivalric romance Las Sergas de Esplandian.

1519: A military expedition of around 500 men and 11 ships approximately made landfall at Cozumel. 

1521: The capital island of the Aztecs, Tenochtitlan falls, results in, at the beginning of three centuries of colonial rule.

Exciting And Adrenaline-Pumping Activities In Los Cabos 2021

While on a jaunty excursion or a full-fledged Los Cabos tour, there are some eye-catching things to do that can’t be skipped during the Los Cabos vacation.

Here is a list of things that will chill your spine during your jaunty and leisure trip to Los Cabos:

  • Go Whale Watching

For unforgettable whale watching experience in Los Cabos, Humpback and Gray Whales are two main migratory species, to begin with. Nearly five to ten thousand whales migrate from the Arctic feeding grounds to breeding grounds of Baja California Sur. The best time to witness the biggest show on earth is between mid-December to mid-March. 

  • Snorkeling & Sea Adventure

Having a great sea adventure experience through snorkeling is something that Los Cabos is the best to offer; therefore, to view the life-changing marine life, snorkeling and sea adventures are crucial. 

  • Parasailing and Kayaking 

Santa Maria is one of the best places to have the best parasailing when on Los Cabos' leisure vacation. Indulge into the sailing world with the adventurous parasailing cruise tour. Soar 600 ft. high over Cabo San Lucas to get a bird’s view of the entire place. Embark on a cruise trip and enjoy parasailing activity that follows by a great kayaking experience to see the beautiful rock formations. 

  • Scuba-Diving and Swimming

Enjoy being around the marine life with scuba-diving adventure activity as it entails all the hidden beauty of the sea-life. The experience of swimming with vibrant sea animals and beautiful rock formations under the water. This water tour offers a great amount of fun and adventure when leisure vacation in Los Cabos. 

  • Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Stand-up paddleboarding is a fun way to play on the water while offering the best workout benefits. After basic training, head out on the water to experience the real underwater world along with the experience of discovering on your own. 

  • Sea Cruise Tour

One of the best ways to explore the entire place covered with waters and rocks is through the sea cruise tour. This offers the best views of the place, water-sports, including snorkeling, scuba diving, and parasailing while gorging upon the delightful cuisines and drinks. 

Best Time To Visit  Los Cabos 

What is the best time of the year to visit Los Cabos? This is the first thing that comes to mind when planning for Los Cabos Vacations. 

Look at the below table to get brief information on the best travel seasons, weather by month, and events to visit the city in Mexico.

 

Travel Seasons 

Weather by Month 

Events and Festivals 

Activities to Do 

  High Season (December-April)

December

(Comfortable Month) 

Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe 

Surfing, Sportfishing

 

January

     (Coolest Month)

Feast Day of San Antonio de Abad

First Gray Whales Watching, Sportfishing

 

February 

(Fairly Cool Month)

Todos Santos Open Studios Tour

Whales and Whale Sharks Watching, Sportfishing

 

March 

(Warm and Dry Out Month)

Festival of San Jose

Whales and Whale Sharks Watching

 

April 

(Driest Month)

Día de Los Niños

Sportfishing, Hiking, and Camping, 

   Low Season (July-September)

July

(Hot Month)

Fiesta of the Virgin of Carmen

Surfing, Sportfishing

 

August 

(Rainy Month)

Los Cabos Open 

Surfing, Sportfishing

 

September 

(Rainiest Month) 

Mexican Independence Day

Sportfishing

Shoulder Season (May-June and October-November)

October

(Hot and Muggy Month) 

Fiesta de Cabo San Lucas

Sportfishing, Snorkeling, and Diving

 

November 

(Cool Month)

Día de Los Muertos

Sportfishing, Snorkeling, and Diving

 

May (Driest Month)

Cinco de Mayo

Sportfishing, Hiking, and Camping, 

 

June 

(Comfortable Month) 

Los Cabos Open of Surf

Sportfishing





Big Events in Los Cabos 2021

Events and festivals are the main highlights of any destination; therefore, it is crucial to know the main events in Los Cabos month by month.

Events in January 

  • La Ventana Classic: a five-day-long event holding kitesurfing, SUP (Stand-Up Paddle) board racing, windsurfing, and many more thrilling activities. 

  • east Day of San Antonio de Abad: an event in which the animals are taken to the Catholic churches for the blessings. The animals are well-dressed during the day which is the highlight of the event. 

Events in February 

  • San Jose Jazz Weekend: two evenings of jazz music concert series that take place at Plaza del Pescador. 

  • Todos Santos Open Studio Tour: a two-day event in which artists come together to showcase a world-class art gallery. 

Events in March

  • Festival of San Jose: in honor of San Jose, the city’s patron saint, eleven days event includes, dancing, good street food, and rides. 

  • Gala de Danza: this event brings out the artistic latest from all over the world to showcase the best ballet styles and Latin dance performances. 

Events in April

  • Día de Los Niños: this event takes place to honor the importance of children in society. 

  • Paws and Claws Open Golf Tournament: the world’s best golf tournament held in the city on the Palmilla Golf course.

Events in May

  • GastroVino Food and Wine Festival: a three-day event happens in Todos Santos, which includes the best culinary delights. 

  • Cinco de Mayo: this festival is celebrated in honor of Mexico's victory over Franceduring the Battle of Puebla. 

Events in June

  • Los Cabos Open of Surf: a six-day surfing competition in Mexico includes free concerts and food festivals.

  • Fiesta de la Música: this live music festival is held in San Jose’s Art District to showcase the best musical types.

Events in July 

  • Festival of St. James: a festival held to celebrate the patron saint of Spain, St. James for bringing Catholicism to Mexico. 

  • Fiesta of the Virgin of Carmen: the day-long festival celebrates the Virgin Mary being a protector of Mexico. 

Events in August

  • Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore Tournament: the five-day fishing competition is one of the main highlights of the city, which includes deep-sea fishing for marlin. 

  • Los Cabos Open (Abierto Mexicano de Tenis): the six-day men’s tennis competition held in Mexico.

Events in September

  • Mexican Independence Day: a festival is to celebrate the freedom that starts from the 15th of September night. This national day celebration holds a grand parade. 

  • Charro Day: a two-day nation fiesta is famous for its colorful parades that go down from Elizabeth St. to Brownsville downtown. 

Events in October

  • Los Cabos Billfish Tournament: the five-day festival in which three days are dedicated to the deep sea fishing competition. 

  • Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Tournament: the largest fishing tournament held in Cabo San Lucas.

Events in November

  • Revolution Day (Día de la Revolución): this festival celebrates the beginning of the Mexica revolution. 

  • Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Tournament: this four-day event includes a two-day fishing competition. 

Events in December

  • Christmas Posadas: the nine-day event commemorates Mary and Joseph’s journey.

  • Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe: an annual Mexican Catholic feast is celebrated around the Los Cabos with parades, and fireworks. 

Places to Visit in Los Cabos 2021

To make it easy to explore the enchanting natural beauties of the place during Los Cabos vacation, here is a list of not-to-missed holiday spots to visit in Los Cabos. 

  1. Cabo San Lucas Marina - a perfect place for tourists coming for the first time or the last time. This spot is perfect for shopping-lovers and loves to indulge in gastronomic delights. 

  2. El Arco (the Arch) - an iconic landmark in Los Cabos offering attractive rock formations and kayaking is the best way to reach the Cabo San Lucas Marina.

  3. San Jose del Cabo - a vibrant village comprised of traditional streets and colonial architecture is a perfect place to embrace the artwork through various art galleries. 

  4. Todos Santos - an ideal spot to appreciate the beauty of the art galleries, beaches, colonial architecture, and gastronomes.  

  5. Cabo Pulmo - an incredible place to visit representing coral reefs in the Gulf of California, which is known as ‘The Aquarium of the World’.

  6. Sierra de la Laguna - a must-visit place in Los Cabos, which is home to a diversity of plants and animals.

Los Cabos Vacation Packages in 2021

The most suited Los Cabos packages are given below to give a generic estimation on vacation price packages. 

 

4-5 Days Los Cabos Vacation Packages

Destinations: Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Pulmo, San José del Cabo, Cabo Pulmo National Park

Minimum Price: $949*

Maximum Price: $1109* 

Vacation Duration: 4-5 Days 

Activities on the Trip: Snorkeling, Scuba diving, Surfing,Kayaking, Swimming, Coral reef,  Snuba or Helmet Diving, Jet skiing, Parasailing, SUP (Stand-Up Paddle), Deep Sea Fishing, Flyboarding, and many more exciting water sports. 

Hotel Type: 4-5 star 

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

NOTE: This Los Cabos 4-5 days vacation package is a flexible package, which can be customized as per your requirements and preferences. The prices are displayed to give an estimation of an overall vacation package to Hawaii. Therefore, do not consider it as “your package”. 

 

6-7 Days Los Cabos Vacation Packages

Destinations: Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Pulmo, San José del Cabo, Cabo Pulmo National Park, Palmilla, La Playa, Santiago

Minimum Price: $1,113*

Maximum Price: $1,379*

Vacation Duration: 6-7 Days 

Activities on the Trip: Snorkeling, Scuba diving, Surfing,Kayaking, Swimming, Snuba or Helmet Diving, Jet skiing, Parasailing, SUP (Stand-Up Paddle), Deep Sea Fishing, Camel Safari, and several exciting activities. 

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

NOTE: Los Cabos vacation package prices are displayed to give you a general idea of the budget to be maintained when traveling to Los Cabos. The package prices are subject to change but the main aim of giving you information remains the same. This information may vary as it contains numerous activities as per the duration of the trip. It can be customized according to the traveler's preferences. 

 

8-9 Days Los Cabos Vacation Packages

Destinations: Cabo Pulmo National Park, Palmilla, La Playa, Santiago, Miraflores, Buena Vista, Villa los Frailes, La Ribera 

Minimum Price: $1,399*

Maximum Price: $1,889*

Vacation Duration: 8-9 Days  

Activities on the Trip: Surfing,Kayaking, Swimming, Hiking on the lush green valley, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Scuba-diving, walking on pristine white sand beaches, and city tour. 

Hotel Type: 4-5 star

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

NOTE: ThisLos Cabos vacation package is not fixed when it comes to prices, places, and activities to do. The sole purpose of this information is to let you know the standard prices required to have a basic Los Cabos vacation. It can be customized as per your travel preferences by the best Los Cabos travel agents. 

 

10-11 Days Los Cabos Vacation Packages

Destinations: Buena Vista, Cabo Pulmo National Park, Palmilla, La Playa, Miraflores, Villa los Frailes, La Ribera, Cabo San Lucas

Minimum Price: $1,889*

Maximum Price: $2,497* 

Vacation Duration: 10-11 Days

Activities on the Trip: Strolling on the spectacular beaches of Los Cabos, indulge in some heart-pumping activities such as snorkeling, parasailing, scuba diving, and kayaking, jet skiing and more.  

Hotel Type: 4-5 star  

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

NOTE: Please note that the prices are displayed to give you an idea of an overall vacation package to Los Cabos. Do not consider it as a fixed vacation package. It may vary according to your travel preferences and requirements. 

 

12-13 Days Los Cabos Vacation Packages

Destinations: Migrino, Buena Vista, Cabo Pulmo National Park, Palmilla, La Playa, Miraflores, Villa los Frailes, La Ribera, Cabo San Lucas, San José del Cabo

Minimum Price: $2,499* 

Maximum Price: $2,999* 

Vacation Duration: 12-13 Days 

Activities on the Trip: Cabo Sky Tours, Whale-Watching tour, Parasailing, Scuba-diving, Snorkeling, Kayaking, SUP (Stand-Up Paddle), Deep Sea Fishing, Flyboarding, Snuba diving, and many more.  

Hotel Type: 4-5 star

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

NOTE: This Los Cabos vacation package is made to tell you about the basic price package that is required to explore the places in Los Cabos. It can be customized as per your travel preferences and requirements by the best Los Cabos travel agents. 

 

14-15 Days Los Cabos Vacation Packages

Destinations: Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Pulmo, San José del Cabo, Cabo Pulmo National Park, Palmilla, La Playa, Santiago, Miraflores, Villa Los Frailes, La Ribera

Minimum Price: $2,999* 

Maximum Price: $3,239*

Vacation Duration: 14-15 Days

Activities on the Trip: Swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking,whale watching, cruising,  city tour, camel safari, kayaking, flyboarding, jet skiing, Snuba-diving, deep-sea fishing, and a lot more fun-filled activities. 

Hotel Type:  4-5 star 

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

NOTE: The main purpose of sharing this package information is to let you know the standard prices required for a Los Cabos vacation. It can be customized as per your travel preferences by the best Los Cabos travel agents. Therefore, please do not consider this package as a fixed package. 

 

16-17 Days Los Cabos Vacation Packages

Destinations: La Playa, Santiago, Miraflores, Villa Los Frailes, La Ribera, Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Pulmo, San José del Cabo, Cabo Pulmo National Park, Palmilla 

Minimum Price: $2,939*

Maximum Price: $3,999*

Vacation Duration: 16-17 Days  

Activities on the Trip: Snorkel Adventure, Turtle swimming, Whale watching, Snorkeling, Parasailing, Scuba-diving, and Camel Safari, Deep Sea Fishing, Snuba or Helmet Diving, Jet skiing, Flyboarding.

Hotel Type: 3-4 star

Payment mode: Debit/Credit Card, Cash

NOTE: The information shared on 16-17 days Los Cabos vacation package is not strictly fixed. The main aim to share this information is to tell you about the basic pricing of the package that is needed to have a basic Los Cabos vacation. The packages can be customized as per your travel requirements. 

 

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