Entering Los Cabos
Please note U.S. citizens must have a valid passport to enter Mexico.
American dollars are widely accepted in Los Cabos. Most restaurants, stores and hotels list prices in U.S. dollars. Check with your travel agent for the most current exchange rate.
Los Cabos is Mexico’s number-one golf resort destination. The Ocean Course at Cabo del Sol, a Jack Nicklaus Signature course, boasts seven holes overlooking the Sea of Cortés. A second championship layout, a Tom Weiskopf design, is scheduled to open winter 2002. At build out, Cabo del Sol will have four courses. Los Cabos currently has a total of seven championship golf courses.
Sport Fishing: Los Cabos is often referred to as the “Marlin Capital of the World.” Record-breaking numbers of marlin and swordfish ranging in size from 100 pounds to well over half a ton are taken from its waters every year. Blue and black marlin season runs from June through December, striped marlin are plentiful year-round, and sailfish are taken April through October.
Eco-tours: The region’s abundant opportunities to observe wildlife include whale watching, snorkeling, bird watching, hikes through canyons and arroyos, mountain bike tours and kayaking.
Watersports: Scuba diving, surfing, snorkeling, parasailing, wind surfing, water skiing, sailing.
Equestrian: Horseback riding along the beach, equestrian centers, desert day trips.
Desert tours: ATV (all-terrain vehicles) and walking tours through the picturesque desert.
Spas & Fitness: Many hotels have full service European-style spas with state-of-the-art exercise facilities.
Dining & Nightlife
There are dozens of fine restaurants in Los Cabos, most offering dining alfresco with breathtaking views. The attire is always casual-- no jackets or ties required. For those who are lucky on the high seas, most restaurants will cook and serve your catch of the day. The cuisine is wonderfully diverse. In addition to authentic Mexican specialties and Baja’s famous fish and shrimp tacos, visitors will also enjoy Italian, French, Spanish, Asian, Pacific Rim, Continental and American Cuisine.
Nightlife in Los Cabos is primarily centered in Cabo San Lucas. The bars and restaurants offer an eclectic array of entertainment and music, from live jazz to dance tunes. Even some of the most popular names in nightlife are represented in Los Cabos, including Hard Rock Café and the Cabo Wabo Cantina. Other favorites include Gigglin’ Marlin, Squid Roe, Carlos ‘n Charlie’s and the Nowhere Bar.
As Los Cabos has grown, so have the number of shops, boutiques and galleries. Visitors will find everything from colorful Mexican handicrafts to high-quality pottery, arts and fine jewelry. A new addition to Cabo San Lucas is a planned 250-store mall with movie theater, amphitheater and bowling alley.