Things to do and activity guide for Cabo San Lucas vacations
Cabo San Lucas Sights & Activities
Los Cabos is home to six world class championship golf courses. Golf designers include: Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf, Arnold Palmer, Robert Trent Jones II, Tom Fazzio and one by Pete Dye. Through Lifestyle Management Services we are able to get you preferential tee times and discounted green fees in Palmilla, Cabo Real, Puerto Los Cabos & Club Campestre in San Jose.
The sport fishing in the Los Cabos area is unparalleled in the world. Marlin of the blue, black and striped variety. Sailfish, Dorado (also known as mahi mahi or dolphin fish), Tuna, Wahoo, Roosterfish and endless varieties of bottom fish and surf fish abound. Los Cabos is, by far, the world's very best all around location for sport fishing. Even if you are not an avid fisherman, you should try your hand at fishing while visiting. The cost per boat is based on the number of people and type of tour.
Diving conditions are great all year. June to December offer the greatest visibility, warmest water and longest periods of calm weather. Visibility can exceed 100 feet, and the temperature averages between 78 and 85 F. Diving in the Bay of Cabo San Lucas is an incredible underwater wonder with the sand falls and abundance of fish. Don’t forget that Cabo Pulmo located on the East Cape is the Northern most living black reef in the Americas. Jacque Cousteau called the sea of Cortez "the aquarium of the world”. Certification courses, public, private and overnight charters available.
Enjoy the crystal clear waters of Los Cabos and admire the serenity and beauty of the underwater world. There are many beaches to snorkel where you can usually rent equipment & Snorkel cruises are approximately 3 hours and include equipment, and lunch. Depending on the size of group, type of cruise or vessel we will recommend the best one that suits your needs. Dolphin Encounter: Cabo San Lucas offers one of the most original and beautiful dolphin centers in the world, featuring state-of-the-art facilities and a friendly family of Pacific Bottlenose dolphins!
Experience Cabo San Lucas in an entirely different way. Flying in a Helicopter is a unique opportunity to see the Arch from the air. Chose from the 12 minute ride to see the Arch, Lovers Beach, the Marina and surroundings, or a special hour-long tour where you can fly over San Jose, Todos Santos, La Paz, or all the Baja California area. There is space for three passengers. Maximum weight is around 300lbs per person.
One of the more sought after water activities because there is simply nothing like hovering over the arch from the vantage point of 60 feet above! Also, parasailing tours run along the most popular beach called Medano Bay which makes for an interesting perspective.
PRIVATE JET SERVICE
Through our preferred Private Jet Travel Partner, Lifestyle Management Services promises to provide you with the most competitive rates in the private jet travel industry. Through Blue Sky Management’s current network of aircraft includes ‘brand-new’ model choices in every cabin size. Utilizing new aircraft allows for the best use of the latest aviation technology providing the utmost in safety, reliability, and comfort.
Exploring the ocean waters in a guided kayak tour, you will be able to experience the three best bays in all of Los Cabos. First, paddling to the effervescent Twin Dolphin Bay, then to secluded Santa Maria Bay, and finally to the charming Chileno Bay will surely take their breath away.
If you are an avid kite boarder or want to learn this relatively new and exciting sport, we have the best instructors and equipment. During the winter months the winds are more consistent on the East Cape. Due to travel time Lessons are half to full day.
Enjoy the pleasures of relaxing on a sailing vessel. We offer an array of shared and privately chartered sailboats allowing you to explore the beautiful Sea of Cortez in Mexico’s Los Cabos region aboard the vessel of your choice.
SUNSET CRUISE TOURS
View the spectacular settings and famous Arch at Land's End while enjoying a gorgeous Los Cabos sunset. Sunset cruises are approximately 2 hours and include open bar and snacks on the boat.
Depending on the time of the year, your private guide will take you to a friendly surf break. In the summer, Costa Azul/Acapulquito/Oldmans are the best places for beginners. We offer surf lessons for beginners to advanced level surfers in some of the best waves in North America. It is a great activity for the entire family as well.
Stand-Up Paddling is the fastest growing ocean sport. No experience necessary. Stand-Up Paddle Surfing is easier than surfing and you are guaranteed to learn! Learn how to surf how the kings did it-you’ll be surprised how great a workout it is. We also have Stand Up Paddle boards for rent & sale. SOS Shapes boards.
A popular, fun, and way to zip around our beautiful waters. Wave runners are available in San Jose or Cabo San Lucas. Try whale watching on a wave runner, get wet and a rush at the same time gazing at a humpback or grey whale at sea level just a couple feet away.
Whale watching in Los Cabos is the most popular activity among the thousands of people visiting the area each year. The Los Cabos area is considered one of the best places on earth to view these beautiful animals. Each year, Cabo San Lucas is visited by the Blue, Gray, Humpback, and Sperm whales. You will also have a chance to view various dolphins including Common, Pacific White Sided, and Bottlenose. Whale watching cruises (seasonal) are approximately 3 hours and include lunch and open bar.
Behind the calm glassy waters of Los Barriles, about an hour from Cabo on the Pacific Ocean side of Cabo San Lucas, the wind and waves pick up each afternoon with amazing predictability. Free windsurfing clinics are offered every morning, and instructors are available daily for group and private instruction. Equipment rental is usually available.
If you are looking for space, comfort, style & a hassle free day on the water and you preferred a motored yacht, you have a wide variety of choice of ships that Lifestyle Management Services works continually works with. All are available for charter. Minimum 3 hours up to 5 day charters.
Enjoy and be part of an atv-ecotour in an interesting ride, where you will explore the diverse deserts that exist in our region. also you will discover a wide variety of fauna and flora, like foxes, eagles, hares, iguanas and squirrels; a plentiful vegetation, consisting of cactus, choya, torotes, cardon and ciruelos, and on top of the hill you can admire spectacular views of the sea of cortes and aspire the mountain pure air after rains, it’s not a desert area anymore now, it’s paradise!! Cultural tours to surrounding towns are available.
Los Cabos & Baja California Sur offers a multitude of stunning beaches and ocean vistas with options for all of your relaxation, recreation, and romantic needs. Please be aware that there are strong currents generated by the joining of the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific. The beaches range from dramatic surf and waves to calm and pristine water. Most are accessible by foot and by car. Unlike many other beach destinations, most beaches are not crowded. The only day you may encounter one is on Sundays. We remind everyone that there are no life guards at any beach and ask that you practice caution. Always walk above the tide line and never get in the ocean when the port is closed and there are high surf advisories.
WIMCO and our local partners are pleased to be able to provide you access to various Kids clubs found in Los Cabos’ nicest hotels. Your children will be enrolled in a fun day of activities while you can get a little time to spend by yourself.
DRIVE A BAJA RACE CAR
Drive a Real Baja Race Car and enjoy a once in a lifetime thrill of real off-road desert racing...from the driver’s seat! Get yourself on video! Experience high-performance off-road driving at an exclusive 1,500 acre racing ranch along the Pacific. Racing experts will provide training. Bring along a friend and race through a groomed course of varied terrain with turns, twists, bumps and jumps that will challenge even the best drivers. This racing experience includes a shuttle from downtown Cabo to the track, driver and vehicle operation, safety equipment, and driving instruction from a Baja 1000 driver. Be sure to reserve this activity at least 48 hours in advance.
Offering the best horseback riding in all of Cabo, we offer a stable of 48 horses to choose from, many of which were featured in the Hollywood production Troy. Each rider receives personal attention in horse selection (according to experience), as well as a brief lesson before leaving. Beginner to Advanced trails available.
DESERT OFFROAD EXPERIENCES
Baja Outback: Blending a passion for the outdoors with a thirst for exploration, Baja Outback offers groups of 2 to 45 participants the chance to challenge desert and beachfront terrain in style H2’s to be exact and to learn about the surrounding area through specialized tours of southern Baja's hottest sites
4 X 4 Desert Safari: An adventurous 4 x 4 off-road adventure into the heart of the Sierra Mountains and expansive Baja deserts. Throughout the day, amazingly knowledgeable and fun guides will allow you to explore and experience the natural flora, fauna and wildlife of the region. The journey begins with a short drive through the local residential areas of Cabo San Lucas where you can see the daily life of the local people. Entering into the sandy desert, tall, ancient cactus line the sandy roads as you head into the rural areas at the base of the mountains.
Shopping in Los Cabos has come of age in the past years. Now you can find unique artworks, handicrafts, clothing, jewelry, shoes, wine, Cuban cigars. Enjoy the many shopping opportunities in Cabo San Lucas, the Tourist Corridor, and San José del Cabo. Almost everyone’s shopping needs will be satisfied with Cabo’s huge selection of stores, including small boutiques overflowing with souvenirs, art, jewelry, beachwear, and clothing, all the way to the Puerto Paraiso Mall, which caters to the high-end shopper with their new area known as Luxury Avenue. Please inquire about our special guided shopping tours.
SPA & FITNESS
Pampering for the Soul… A peaceful and nourishing sanctuary where healing hands guide the body, mind and spirit towards well-being, our spa options offer a diversity of conscious choices for a healthy lifestyle.
Tennis courts are available at a large number of venues and instruction is available for all levels of expertise. Feel free to contact us for additional information or for assistance with scheduling court times.
ZIP LINE TOURS
At the Tule canyon you can take part in an exciting adventurous cable rides high above the river canyon. While suspended safely in a harness, you will fly across the trails and over dry rivers through canyons. Our expert guides will be available to assist you in every aspect so that you can enjoy this unique experience to the utmost. Fly across the Eko Park along more than five miles of high different zip lines.