Baja is a pristine world class destination, a mix of mysticism, magic, warm people and amazing views that can only be seen where the desert meets the sea.
Definitely the south of the Baja peninsula has most of this characteristics and you are about to discover some of the places where you can find them.
La Paz is a relaxed little town which is also the capital of the south of the Baja Peninsula, it has it's own international airport but it doesn't get many arrivals from other countries.
The magic of La Paz (the peace) is in its beautiful scenarios, the beaches are like swimming pools, with a mix of aqua green and different tones of blue. Also you can see in La Paz the most spectacular sunsets in the world, all the red tones combined with the blue tones in the water meanwhile the sun is hiding will make you [...] Continue Reading…
Where the desert meets the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, lies Cabo San Lucas. A dramatic landscape and brilliant colors drape this natural wonderland. Cabo San Lucas has an air of mystery that is easy to be drawn into. The once tranquil fishing village and long-ago pirate hangout is now a sought-after destination. However, the locals respect for the land has led its protection, and Cabo San Lucas is the only coastal resort in Mexico with a nature preserve within its city limits. The full service marina, underwater nature preserves and striking Land's End Rock formations are just the beginning of the incredible sights to explore. Active-minded folks can try their hand at various watersports; snorkel in the Sea of Cortez; experience world-class fishing, rock climbing, hiking; or golf at one of the championship courses.For those who prefer a more relaxed vacation, just remember, this is a [...] Continue Reading…
The pristine waters and coastal setting of Cabo San Lucas draws thousands of sport fishing enthusiasts and experts each year. Events and tournaments take place right on the oceanfront, while boat tours and weeklong trips have become a popular attraction for the area. Cabo San Lucas is a prime destination for sport fishing, offering a wide range of targeted species and plenty of options for boat rentals and new experiences. Often considered one of the world's finest sport fishing destinations, Cabo San Lucas is home to many fleets and professional teams for a unique sport fishing experience.
Fleet and Charter Options for Sport fishing in Cabo San Lucas
From sport fishing record holders to first class yachts, Cabo San Lucas offers some unique and luxurious options for sport fishing enthusiasts of all skill levels. The most common sport fishing fleets and charters in the area include:
Pisces Sport fishing
Salvador's Sport fishing Charter: [...] Continue Reading…
Mexico beaches come in all shapes and sizes. Two of the most famous areas are Cabo San Lucas and Acapulco.
You're probably already familiar with Acapulco if you ever watched the Wild World of Sports on ABC. Acapulco was exhibited frequently as the location of those sketchy cliff diving competitions. You know, the one where crazy men jumped a few hundred feet into a pool of water between rocks. Fortunately, you don't have to cliff dive to enjoy Acapulco.
Acapulco is located below and on mountains jutting on off of a beautiful bay. The place is visually impressive and the beaches are very nice. There is, however, one potential downside to Acapulco. The town is tailored to tourist in a big way. You aren't going to find any authentic Mexican culture unless you head into the hills. Instead, you are going to be bombarded by people selling things and generally [...] Continue Reading…
Thinking of a vacation to Mexico but want to go somewhere different off the beaten path? Here are some ideas for destinations in Mexico that will take you beyond Cancun or Puerto Vallarta.
Isla Mujeres, located only eight miles across the bay from Cancun, is a tiny island only five miles long and about a half mile wide. Translated, Isla Mujeres means the "Island of Women". No, it is not a hidden commune filled with females but it is a charming and tranquil fishing village. It has shops, restaurants and about a dozen or so small hotels where you can rest your head.
With a downtown area consisting of only four or five blocks, this makes Isla Mujeres everything that the big tourist areas in Mexico are not. Surrounded by white sand beaches on all sides, snorkeling and scuba diving are popular in the crystal clear turquoise waters. Kayaks, snorkeling [...] Continue Reading…
If you are interested in the finest Marlin fishing year round; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is the place to go. With an abundance of Marlin populations, Cabo San Lucas is known as the "Marlin capital of the world". The beautiful blue waters of the Baja Peninsula bubble with bountiful Striped, Black, and Blue Marlin.
An abundance of fish
Los Cabos is not only home to Marlin; a copious of other fish inhabit the surrounding waters. If looking for that prize winning catch of Mahi Mahi, Tuna, or Snapper; you are in the right place. However, the abundance of a particular species of fish depends on the season. Although Marlin can be caught year round, the best time to fish for Striped Marlin is in the winter, Blue and Black is in the summer and fall. In the summer you are more likely to find Tuna, Sailfish, Dorado, and Wahoo. Striped Marlin [...] Continue Reading…
Eating out in Cabo San Lucas has come a long way in recent years. In 1990 the Mexican government opened the area to development, and that made way to the influx of restaurants in Cabo San Lucas. This led to an increase in tourism, which has led to more restaurants. You're spoilt for choice now which has only made it better for you.
Fish is big in Cabo San Lucas, and it's also very fresh. The El Dorado fish market is open every day from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm, and is the place where nearly every restaurant owner buys their fish.
A good restaurant for eating out in Cabo San Lucas is the Baja Cantina. They have two restaurants, one is right on the marina, and the other one is next to El Medano Beach. The fish in Cabo San Lucas get taken off the boats in the [...] Continue Reading…
When planning your dream vacation to Cabo San Lucas, it is easy to get swept away by all the exciting adventures you are going to undertake when you arrive. All the surfing, kayaking, scuba diving, and fishing may crowd your mind, but another important part of your trip is where exactly you stay. While a hotel near the water may be the first idea that comes to mind, an oceanfront vacation rental is actually the better option if you want to get the most out of your trip.
While it may sound like a fantasy to wake up in your bed to the soothing sounds of Pacific Ocean's waves, this could be reality every day of your vacation. With a Cabo San Lucas oceanfront condo, you can wake up to a colorful sunrise, drink your coffee on the patio as the whales move about, and head out the backdoor to [...] Continue Reading…