Where to stay in Los Cabos (and vicinity)
Los Cabos HotelsFrom laidback, calm beaches to party paradises, Los Cabos feels like it has a little bit of everything on its golden shores. Some resorts look out across the Gulf of California, others towards the sparkling Pacific Ocean, but wherever you choose to stay you’re bound to enjoy the little slice of paradise that is Los Cabos. Explore the area away from the sea and you’ll find interesting examples of Spanish colonial architecture, buzzing markets, and exciting nightlife. Medano Beach is a lively and fun beach which has golden sands and clear blue seas. The seafront is lined with bars where there’s always a party going on, and the sound of the music travels across the beach giving it a fun atmosphere. Families enjoy this area thanks to the swimmable ocean and the extra activities such as jet skis and water parasails that are on offer. Costa Azul Beach is surrounded by luxury hotels, many of them with their own private stretches of sand, and you’ll see parasols and cabanas lined up along the beach. For the ultimate escape, take a water taxi to Lover's Beach which is only accessible by boat. It has white sands, clear blue seas full of tropical fish, and miles of unspoiled, private beaches. As there are no amenities here, make sure you take your own drinks and snacks, and book your taxi back in advance. The Marina Cabo San Lucas is where many private yachts come to dock, and the waterfront is full of stylish bars and Mexican restaurants overlooking the bay. A trip to Cabo Pulmo National Park is essential for lovers of marine life, and a scuba diving or snorkeling trip is highly recommended to allow you to enjoy the rare coral, colorful fish, and friendly turtles that you’ll spot in these crystal clear waters. Hotels in
Los CabosMost hotels in Los Cabos are close to the seafront and cater for couples and families taking a relaxing vacation. You’ll find many all-inclusive resorts with features such as multiple outdoor pools, saunas, spa tubs, fitness facilities, child care services, beauticians, and swim-up bars. Guestrooms are comfortable and have plenty of extra amenities to keep you happy such as balconies, satellite television, air-conditioning, minibars with complimentary bottled water, bathtubs, and hairdryers. If you’re in the area on business you’ll also find many special facilities which could include laptop-friendly safes, desks, free WiFi, meeting rooms, and direct-dial phones. Where to stayCabo San Lucas is a lively resort, well known for its nightclubs and for hosting students on spring break. It’s also a popular resort with families and has clear blue seas and sandy beaches. You may even spot a dolphin off the coast as you relax and soak up the sun. San Jose del Cabo is a lot quieter and less touristy, with a small traditional town full of Spanish colonial architecture, laidback bars, and market stalls selling colorful homemade souvenirs. The Tourist Corridor, also known as Los Cabos Corridor refers to several beach resorts that are close together, looking out to the Gulf of California. It’s full of luxury hotels, golf courses, and upmarket malls, which is why you’ll often see cruise ships docking here for the day. How to get to Los CabosLos Cabos International Airport is situated just north of San Jose del Cabo, with the taxi journey taking about 15 minutes. Many resorts offer their own shuttle services, or you can book a private shuttle which is often cheaper than a cab. The airport also has plenty of car rental desks in the terminal, with many visitors enjoying the freedom that renting a car offers them.