If you could only recommend one beach in Los Cabos, which would it be?

Playa del Amor (Lover’s Beach) is the only beach in the world to border the Sea of Cortez on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. Take a water taxi from Playa El Medano or the marina in Cabo San Lucas, or rent a kayak and paddle yourself. Bring snorkeling gear and a picnic lunch for a perfect afternoon in the sun.

Best Beaches in Los Cabos along the Corridor

Author Nikki Goth Itoi points you toward the best places to take a dip or lay your towel along the 29-kilometer stretch of beautiful coastline between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas known as the Corridor.

Any advice for visiting Los Cabos during peak season?

Don’t be afraid to leave the resort and venture out on your own. Take the bus from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo to browse the art galleries and walk the organic farmers market on Saturday. You can also rent a car and drive to Todos Santos or the East Cape for the day to see the quieter side of southern Baja.

Visiting Los Cabos: Where and When to Go

Los Cabos today encompasses two cape towns and a tourist corridor all wrapped up into one destination. Find out where and when to go, as well as what documents you need to visit beautiful southern Baja.

Seeing the Sights in Cabo San Lucas

Much of the Los Cabos tourist activity takes place at or near the Cabo San Lucas Marina and along a wide boulevard that wraps around the harbor. Author Nikki Goth Itoi points you toward the best sights at the Marina and elsewhere in the city.

Can you recommend a must-do activity in Los Cabos?

One of the most memorable experiences you can have in Los Cabos is the opportunity to watch a baby sea turtle hatching. This takes some advanced planning with local conservationists, as well as a little luck on the timing. Olive ridley hatchlings can be seen from August through January, from Todos Santos to Los Cabos and along the East Cape.

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas offers a variety of unique opportunities for underwater exploration. Boat rides are relatively short (as little as five minutes to the closest sites), and the terrain is dramatic. Read on to learn more about snorkeling and diving in Cabo San Lucas.

Moon Los Cabos

This full-color guide to Los Cabos includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps. Mexico enthusiast Nikki Goth Itoi knows the best ways to experience Los Cabos—from hiking in the Sierra de la Laguna to visiting the amazing Pulmo Reef, the only coral reef system in the Sea of Cortez. Itoi draws on her extensive knowledge […]

Moon Baja

Seasoned writer and Mexico enthusiast Nikki Goth Itoi knows the best way to experience Baja—from exploring Valle de Guadalupe, Baja’s wine country, to riding the waves at the region’s premiere surfing spots. Itoi offers a variety of suggested travel strategies, including Island Hopping, Around the Cape in Seven Days, and Seaside Romance. Complete with tips […]