Cabo San Lucas and Its Outdoor Adventure
A City that Captures the Essence of Baja Peninsula
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For those who want to have an exhilarating experience in a summer getaway, the best destination is Cabo San Lucas which offers different outdoor and water-sports activities for tourists.
Apart from providing fun activities, the place also offers shopping areas, golf courses, spa centers, and cruise ships.
Cabo San Lucas, a city-resort in Baja California Sur, Mexico, is a popular tourist destination with its water-sports and outdoor activities, nature travel, fishing, golf courses, exotic cuisine, and nightlife.
Activities and Must-see Destinations
Between the month of January and March, whales converge around the coastline of Cabo San Lucas to feed and bear calves in its warm water. There are local fishermen and commercial boaters who offer tourists a ride to see these magnificent marine mammals.
This place boasts breath-taking rock formation carved by wind and water; during low tide it then reveals another magnificent view called the Arch of Poseidon which is an eroded passageway.
Along this area, visitors can also see two rock islets where sea lions frolic and sun-bathe.
Casa de la Cultura
This is where a soaring Mirador tower lies which is surrounded by tropical gardens, making this place one of the most romantic destinations to visit.
Scuba divers visit Cabo with its rich marine life and well-preserved coral reefs. Other popular water-sports activities in the city-resort are kayaking, snorkeling, surfing, wave running, and parasailing.
Apart from water-sports activities, other popular things to do in Cabo are mountain biking, horseback riding, rappelling, and ATV biking. By doing these activities, tourists will also get a chance to explore the natural beauty of the place.
The largest and most prestigious marline tournament (off-shore fishing) is held in Cabo; an event which should not be missed out by fishing enthusiasts.
Iglesia de San Lucas
This colonial church dates back from colonial Spanish era and has maintained its original beauty and elegance for over 300 years.
The city-resort has many restaurants that serve different cuisines including Mexican, French, Italian, Argentine, Japanese, and Austrian. With this wide variety of cuisines, tourists from different parts of the world will be able to choose the best for their taste buds.
Throughout Cabo, there are stores, kiosk, and shops that offer local handicrafts such as pottery, clothes, sandals, trinkets, ornaments, jewelries, silverware, and glass. However, the most popular shopping destinations can be found along Boulevard Marina Street and Lazaro Cardenas.
There are also places in Cabo where tourists can purchase sculptures and paintings made by contemporary Mexican artists.