Los Cabos Area Info
Los Cabos (the capes) is the name given for an area located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, in Baja California Sur, Mexico, that includes the two towns of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas and the area in between these two cities which is known as the Corridor.
The San Jose del Cabo Mission was founded about 1730 and at that time most of the inhabitants were Pericue Indians. As of 2005 there are about 50,000 people living in this town which was once called Mexico’s best kept secret. San Jose del Cabo still has quite a bit of Mexican flavor and not only has several high end hotels such as the Mayan Palace, Cabo Azul, Crown Plaza, Presidente Intercontinental, Royal Solaris, Barcelo and the One & Only Palmilla Hotel along the beach and the Tropicana and La Natalia in centro but also now hosts Puerto Los Cabos, a 2000 acre development which includes a new marina, several miles of beautiful beaches, 2 golf courses and several high end residential sub-developments.
There are many quality restaurants in San Jose del Cabo such as Tequila, La Panga, Damianas, El Chilar, Morgans, Tropicana, Ban Thai and there is an amazing art district that is located behind the church.
The Corridor is the 20 miles of beach that runs between the two cities of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. There are many high end hotels that reside here including the Westin, The Hilton, Marquis, Melia Cabo Real, Las Ventanas, Fiesta Americana, The Sheraton and many world class golf courses also with designers like Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones, Greg Norman & Davis Love III
Cabo San Lucas is located at the southernmost end of the Baja Peninsula. While this famous city was once and still is noted as one of the best sport fishing spots on the planet it has now become a haven for people who want to have fun in the sun. Hundreds of bars & restaurants, many located right on the sand on Medano Beach, like The Office & Mango Deck, world class shopping malls, world class golf courses are just some of the many activities that draw tourists from all over the world.