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Cabo San Lucas travel guide

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You're Going to Love Cabo San Lucas

One of the most popular resorts in Mexico, Cabo San Lucas becomes more attractive every year, drawing thousands of beach lovers, partygoers, sightseers, and diving fanatics to southern Baja California.

If you want a vacation filled with hedonistic reveling, the center of Cabo is as lively as anywhere. If you want to see underwater marvels, the sandfalls of the area are legendary. Surfers can spend all day testing themselves against the Pacific waves, while families can paddle in the safe, gentle waters of the Sea of Cortez.

There's plenty to do on land as well, including shopping for unique craft items, touring galleries, and seeing the sights in historic San José del Cabo. It all comes together in a tourist destination that has something for almost everyone.

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When to Visit Cabo San Lucas

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The best time to visit Cabo San Lucas is probably just out of season, to avoid the peak season crowds. Most winter visitors will have gone home by early May, which is a great time to go. Storms start to be a little more frequent from early July, but October sees wonderful weather return and is also a fine time for a visit.

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How to Get to Cabo San Lucas

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Where to Stay in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas is full of excellent resort hotels with all-inclusive food and drink, comfortable rooms, and top-class service. Some of the most popular options include Grand Fiesta Americana, which includes access to the resort's golf course, the Resort at Pedregal, which offers villa-style accommodation, and Las Ventanas Al Paraiso, which specializes in spa treatments. If you want somewhere cheaper, check out Cabo Inn, which is a no frills hotel in the center of town.

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Cabo San Lucas is a wonderful place to find authentic Baja Californian handicrafts like handwoven dolls, baskets, and brightly colored pottery. Some of the best places to hunt for artistic souvenirs include Ida Victoria Gallery and the Mexican Pottery store on Francisco I. Madero Plaza. Have a wander around San José del Cabo Art District as well (just behind the main plaza). You'll find plenty of Mexican and international sculptors and painters selling their works, as well as local craft specialists.

Groceries and Other

If you choose to self-cater or you need to stock up for beach picnics, there are some excellent places to shop for groceries in Cabo San Lucas. Supermarkets in town include Mega Comercial Mexicana and California Ranch Market, who should stock what you need. Prices are usually low, at Mex$40 for 12 eggs and Mex$23 for two pounds of tomatoes.

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Where to Eat in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas won't disappoint lovers of gourmet Mexican food, with some truly exceptional places to eat. Highlights of the local dining scene include El Farallon, which specializes in seafood, the steak experts at Taqueria Marissa, and the Cabo Cantina - which has a wide choice of Mexican delights. Expect to pay between Mex$100 and Mex$200 for a sit down meal.