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Popular Los Cabos Attraction Gets A Refresh: No More Smells, Just Shopping, Dining & Fun

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Los Cabos lovers can breathe again! One of the biggest complaints tourists have had about heading out to the popular Los Cabos marina area for the shopping, restaurants, and nightlife was the unappealing smell that wafted from the murky waters: and it has now been solved!

Local business owners appealed to Los Cabos officials to clean up the area so that it once again could be an appealing vacation destination for travelers.

They finally responded by resolving the issue and now the local marina businesses in Los Cabos are eager to welcome back visitors.

Tourists Walking Around the Marina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Clearing the Air

Los Cabos municipal officials determined that the issue behind the smelly marina water was, unfortunately, a spill in the area of ​​the Tourist Assistance Center offices.

Recently, the Municipal Operating Agency of the Drinking Water System, Sewer and Sanitation of Los Cabos announced they have resolved the issue permanently with the installation of a new sanitary drainage pipe interconnection to completely eliminate the stinky issue.

Cabo San Lucas:Mexico. Boats in Marina in Cabo on the Walk towards Medano Beach

They completed the repair strategically to have the least amount of impact to travelers visiting the shopping, dining and nightlife area.

It was uncovered that the old pipe simply collapsed with the passage of time.

However, they also urged tourists and businesses in the area to avoid tossing items that could potentially cause future blockages out of the sewer system.

Boats in the Cabo San Lucas Marina

With the repair, tourists no longer have to deal with the sewer smell when heading to the marina area to enjoy some leisure time on their vacation getaway.

Inviting Tourists Back

With the repair complete, businesses in the Los Cabos marina area are eager to welcome back travelers who avoided the popular shopping, dining and nightlife area due to the foul odor.

View of the Marina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

They are hoping that tourists who felt the odor gave the area a bad image in the minds of travelers will hopefully give them another chance to provide them with a great vacation experience.

So, what exactly is available in the marina area to welcome travelers?

Tourist Marina Activities

Aerial view of the marina of Cabo San Lucas on a sunny day

There are a lot of great amenities available for tourists that make a vacation side trip to the Los Cabos marina a smart move.

Fans of fine steaks will instantly know the name Ruth’s Chris, and that’s only one of the many restaurant options available in the marina area.

If seafood is more of a traveler’s liking, the marina area is also well known for fish and seafood dining options while looking out at the boats in the marina.

Luxury Avenue, a shopping center located in Los Cabos, with the marina in view.

Shopping is luxurious in the marina area for travelers looking to enjoy spending some money.

Both Luxury Avenue Los Cabos and Italian retailer Salvatore Ferragamo are conveniently located near the marina for an afternoon spent browsing.

After all that dining and shopping, time to tuck in?

There are some nearby resorts to cap a vacation getaway in the Los Cabos marina area.

Breathless Hotel Cabo San Lucas

Both Marina Fiesta Resort & Spa and Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort and Spa are located on the Paseo de la Marina.

What Tourists Need to Know

With the repairs complete and the foul odors eliminated, tourists can rediscover the marina area and all of the great dining, shopping, and nightlife options available for a vacation getaway.

Marina Cabo San Lucas Mexico Pacific Ocean. Created 08.28.23

Even a stroll along the marina area makes for a great way for travelers to enjoy the day and feel the connection to the sea which made Los Cabos a popular vacation getaway for travelers from all over the world.

While you are at it, why not select one of the great resorts in the marina area to truly focus an entire vacation on the popular Los Cabos tourist destination?

Would you be more willing to visit the marina now that the sewage repairs have been made? What else would you like to see added to the marina area for tourists?

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