Sunrise at Playa Zipolite on the Pacific coast of Oaxaca state.

Playa Zipolite Beach, Oaxaca

Playa Zipolite, a wide, mile-long strand of brilliant golden sand enfolded by headlands and backed by palm groves, is simply stunning. Aside from it’s great surf, Zipolite is famous for being Mexico’s only nudist beach.

Sunset on the beach at San Agustinillo, Oaxaca.

San Agustinillo Accommodations, Oaxaca

A number of lodgings sprinkle the San Agustinillo beachfront and hillside above the road. Here, you can enjoy it all: charming Mexican beach village ambience; stores and small restaurants nearby; hammock-hung verandas with gorgeous views of the foaming San Agustinillo surf; and hundreds of yards of golden sand.

Playa de los Muertos in Puerto Vallarta.

Highlights of Gay Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has many gay-friendly establishments and events. This guide for planning your visit includes recommended accommodations, nightlife, and tours, as well as advice on which beach is the place to be.

A set of dia de los muertos handicrafts on display.

Shopping in San José del Cabo’s Centro Historico

From souvenirs to collectible furnishings, you can find a little of everything along the streets of San José. And unlike in Cabo San Lucas, here you can browse at a leisurely pace without worrying about aggressive shop owners encouraging you to make a purchase.

A styling restaurant with a mix of intimate tables and communal style long benches.

Restaurants in Puerto Los Cabos

This guide to restaurants in Puerto Los Cabos highlights contemporary and traditional Mexican cuisine for a range of budgets, and it also introduces visitors to the unique organic food experience found at Flora Farms.

Waves roll in on a resort-lined stretch of golden beach.

The Best Day in San José del Cabo

The perfect day in San José del Cabo revolves around art and food. Baja expert Nikki Goth Itoi suggests a single-day itinerary with weekday or weekend options to help you make the most of your stay.

Large landmark rocks jut out of the deep blue waters of the pacific as a fishing boat leaves a wake.

Fishing around San José del Cabo

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or you’ve never fished a day in your life, there are plenty of options near San José del Cabo. With information on everything from rental costs to sportfishing trips, author Nikki Goth Itoi covers the planning essentials.