Best Things to Do in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California
Located on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California, this resort city is a paradise for adventurers and sun chasers alike. Whether visiting for spring break, summer vacation, or a winter getaway, Cabo San Lucas is full of things to do. Here are the best things to do in Cabo San Lucas.

Go Beach Hopping

If you’re coming to Cabo San Lucas, there’s no doubt you’ll be hitting the beach. Luckily, you’ll be greeted by dozens of lovely and inviting beaches. For a sandy beach with dramatic rock formations hugging each side, visit the gorgeous Lover’s Beach. There’s also Chileno Beach, which is perfect for swimming and sunbathing, and Medano Beach, which is considered one of Cabo’s main tourist attractions. Bring a stylish, lightweight sun umbrella so you can comfortably enjoy beach hopping sunburn free. With a travel friendly carrying bag and a summery pattern of blue, green, and a touch of yellow, this sun umbrella will be your best friend when visiting Cabo’s beaches. Check out more of the best beaches in Cabo San Lucas.

Venture out on a whale watching tour

For one of the best things to do in Cabo San Lucas, go on whale watching expedition. Expect to catch glimpses of humpback, sperm, blue, and gray whales on a whale watching tour in Cabo San Lucas.

Go dancing at a nightclub in Cabo San Lucas

Put on your favorite summer dress and head to Cabo San Lucas’s main street for dancing and good times. Cabo Wabo is a popular and lively spot for tourists visiting Cabo.

Surf the waves

Take to the beach for surfing in the Gulf of California and Pacific Ocean for another one of the best things to do in Cabo San Lucas. The temperatures and waves are ideal, making it a surfer’s playground. Head to Playa Acapulquito for relaxed surfing and Playa Monumentos for experienced surfers wanting to spice things up. Check out this guide to surfing in Cabo San Lucas. Don’t forget to wear a rash guard to protect your skin while out in the water. These rash guards are perfect for a trip to Cabo. In need of some surf lessons first? Check out Mike Doyle Surf School for private lessons on a trip to Cabo San Lucas.

Chow down on Mexican cuisine

Stroll along the main streets of Cabo San Lucas for delicious Mexican food. Gus’s Tacos, El Jarro Cafe, and La Taquiza are three tasty choices.Tacos, tequila, burritos, and more await you on a trip to Cabo.

Deep dive to get up close to marine life

The waters surrounding Cabo San Lucas are a dream for divers and snorkelers. Navigate along the rocky peninsula and see sturgeon fish, sea turtles, lobsters, and more swim along these waters. It’s possible to even spot whales, hammerheads,whale sharks, and dolphins. It’s definitely one of the best things to do in Cabo San Lucas. Looking for more travel adventures in Mexico? Check out our guide to Tulum and explore Mexico’s Caribbean side.

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Christa Adams is a writer, photographer, and sustainable traveler based in Barcelona. She's been traveling solo since 2014 has a passion for the outdoors, coffee culture, and exploring quaint European towns. Follow her adventures at



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