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While some destinations will have to bend themselves into a pretzel to come up with a convincing bucket list to tempt travelers, Los Cabos isn’t one of them. Here’s a look at some of the unique adventures awaiting those who vacation at the tip of the Baja Peninsula.
Swimming with Whale SharksVisitors to Los Cabos can swim with whale sharks, the largest fish in the world, getting up-close-and-personal with these gentle giants of the sea. www.cabo-expeditions.com.mx
Releasing a Baby Sea TurtleDuring the months of June through September, vacationers can lend a helping hand to the sea turtle conservation effort in Los Cabos. Guided by experienced naturalists, guests have the ability to adopt baby sea turtles and help release them back into the ocean. www.bajaoutback.com
Whale Watching Photo SafariDuring the winter season, guests in Los Cabos have the opportunity to witness the migration of whales from the arctic to the temperate waters surrounding the Baja Peninsula. Visitors can observe the whales in a variety of ways, including from the beaches and overlooks of Los Cabos and through whale-watching trips offered by local tour companies aboard small boats. www.cabo-adventures.com
Playing on a Championship Golf CourseTee off on a golf course designed by champion players such as Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye or Greg Norman. Los Cabos offers guests the option to play at a variety of award-winning, championship courses designed by golf legends.
Visiting a True Magic TownLocated a just a short drive from Los Cabos is Todos Santos, Baja’s only “Pueblo Magico” and one of only 42 Pueblos Magicos throughout Mexico. Todos Santos provides visitors a special experience due to its natural beauty, cultural richness and historical relevance. www.todossantos.cc
World-Class Sport FishingThe waters surrounding Los Cabos are home to some of the world’s best sport fishing. A paradise for avid anglers, guests to Los Cabos can sail on one of more than 500 fishing vessels and catch marlin, swordfish, wahoo, dorado, yellowtail and snapper.