If you ask anyone who has ever visited Los Cabos they’ll tell you that the popular vacation destination has beautiful beaches, incredible scenery, amazing luxury all-inclusive resorts, and plenty of opportunities for adventure.
But while all that is undoubtedly true, Los Cabos is more than just a fantastic vacation destination, and nobody can explain that better than a local.
And the locals say that there are 7 things you have to try when visiting Los Cabos.
Take A Land’s End Sunset Cruise
Land’s End and the famous Arch Of Cabo San Lucas is the most iconic sight in Los Cabos, and the best time to see them is when the sun is going down, according to locals.
While you can easily see it from the shore of San Lucas Bay, Medano Beach, or a number of restaurants along the coast, it’s even more awe-inspiring when you see it up close.
There are numerous boat tour options available, ranging in price from about $60-$129, that will take you on a sunset cruise past these incredible rock formations.
@xo_xomari Most gorgeous view 🌅 #cabosanlucas #sanlucas #mexico🇲🇽 ♬ Sweet Dreams – Trinix
Visit San Jose Del Cabo During The Art Walk
San Jose del Cabo is the more authentic and charming of the two Cabos and is worth a visit anyway, but if you can visit during the Art Walk, locals suggest doing it.
The Art Walk San Jose del Cabo takes place on Thursday evenings from November through June.
Throughout the historic town’s gallery district and city center, local artists display their works for visitors to see as they wander through the cobblestone streets of this charming town.
@momandcoffeee Art walk/festival San Jose del Cabo. #artwalk #loscabos #festival #springbreak2023 A place to must visit! incredibly magical! #magicalplaces #mexico #proudtobemexican ♬ sonido original – AlejandroFernándezFans
Take A Local Cooking Class
Just as they say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, the best way to get to know a destination is through its food.
And what better way to truly experience the regional cuisine than to participate in preparing a meal like a local yourself?
There are numerous cooking classes that can be taken to do just that.
Two popular farm-to-table cooking experiences, where you’ll get to harvest your own produce to prepare the meal, are Tamarindos and Monte Cardon.
@nyjarich when you both are foodies so you take a cooking class together while on vacation > #cookingclass #couplescookingclass #loscabos #dateideas ♬ original sound – NYJA
Heal The Mind, Body, And Soul With A Temazcal Ceremony
Many travelers visit Los Cabos for a wellness vacation, and the destination has a lot to offer for those looking to heal the mind, body, and soul.
One way to do that is through a ritual practiced by locals for centuries called a temazcal ceremony.
Similar to a sweat lodge, a temazcal ceremony, which incorporates local herbs into the lodge experience, is said to provide many health and spiritual benefits.
@wellness_aroundtheworld Temazcal Ceremony in Mexico #temazcal #wellnesstravel #travelwellness #travelmexico #wellnessmexico #mexicotravel #wellnessaroundtheworld ♬ Secunda – Jeremy Soule
Experience Farm-To-Table Dining
The farm-to-table dining trend has arrived in Los Cabos and is quickly gaining traction, with numerous restaurants popping up already.
Flora Farms, Tamarindos, and Acre are the most popular in Los Cabos, but other restaurants offer farm-to-table dining experiences too.
The Outpost, right in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, has its own microgreens gardens onsite, El Huerto Farm-To-Table prepares dishes with ingredients from its own farm, and Metate Cabo is an authentic Mexican restaurant offering a farm-to-table dining experience.
@_alexandrinaa El Huerto farm to table- Cabo The best breakfast with the most delicious mango smoothie- will be coming back to try their dinner menu #cabo #caboeats #cabosanlucas #caborestaurants #restaurantsincabo #bajacalifornia #bajacaliforniasur #elhuerto #farmtotable ♬ Originalton – ˚₊‧ 🎧 ‧₊˚
Attend A Tequila Or Mezcal Tasting
When in Rome they say… Or in this case, when in Los Cabos, and when you are, locals say attending a tequila or mezcal tasting is a must.
Fortunately, there are plenty of places to taste these most popular spirits, as well as others.
You can book a tasting experience tour, or you can go it alone at one of the area’s popular venues, like Espiritu de Agave, the Tequila Boutique, or the Agave Study at Waldorf Astoria.
@leilaslist 📌 CLASE AZUL TASTING ROOM – LOS CABOS, MX The @claseazulofficial boutique and tasting room in Los Cabos is located at the Shoppes at Palmilla. Pull up a seat at the bar and sip on a craft cocktail, try the 14-course Omakase menu, or have dinner and a tequila pairing at La Terraza. Tequila enthusiasts should try A Taste of Culture, a two-hour multi-sensory experience reserved for only 8 guests at a time. The experience includes five iconic Clase Azul tequila tastings paired with small bites as you are taken along a journey to learn what makes the spirit so unique. The Taste of Culture is $400/person and reservations are required. 👉🏼 Bookmark this post and share it with a friend. #claseazul #claseazultequila #cabo #loscabos #cabosanlucas #mexico #luxurytravel #luxurytravels #luxuryexperience #luxuryexperiences #claseazultequlia #palmilla #mexico🇲🇽 #cabomexico ♬ original sound – Leila Najafi | Luxury Travel
Enjoy The Nightlife Of Cabo San Lucas
Last but not least, a trip to Los Cabos isn’t complete without experiencing the nightlife of Cabo San Lucas.
The destination is known for its downtown party scene, where locals and visitors alike dance the night away.
Places like Cabo Wabo, La Vaquita, El Squid Roe, and Bar Esquina will leave a lasting impression of the energy of Los Cabos’ nightlife scene.
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