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Los Cabos International Film Festival

Los Cabos International Film Festival

The Los Cabos International Film Festival has become an anticipated yearly event in the southern region of Baja California Sur. The festival’s first year was 2012, and since then it has been expanded each year. Now, the festival is internationally known and draws thousands of filmmakers and film enthusiasts from across Mexico and around the world each year. Last year, more than 15,000 people attended the festival, which featured 40 national and international films, shown over 80 screenings. Fifteen films were showing for the first time in Mexico, and two films were world premieres. Guests of honor included Adam Driver, Terry Gilliam, and Spike Lee, highlighting the global profile of this event. Now in its eighth year, the 2019 Los Cabos Film Festival is expected to be even more of a spectacle, so save the dates: November 13 through 17. Prizes will be awarded to filmmakers in over 20 categories. Winning filmmakers can expect to earn millions of pesos in cash prizes from event sponsors, and a chance to show their films at other international …

Los Cabos Open 2019: an ATP tennis tournament you can’t miss

Los Cabos Open 2019: an ATP tennis tournament you can’t miss

Los Cabos is not only one of the most exclusive beach destinations in Mexico, but it has become one of the favorite venues for major sporting events. Such is the case of Los Cabos Open, which for the fourth year is held in this Mexican paradise located in the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. This hard court tennis championship is part of the ATP World Tour 250 series that constitute the last category of the ATP tournaments. It is up to this category that the Association of Tennis Professionals considers for counting in the players’ achievements. 2016 was the first year in which Los Cabos Open took place. Croatian Ivo Karlović was the first to hold the title in the singles category, after beating Spaniard Feliciano Lopez. In doubles, were Indians Purav Raja and Divij Sharan who premiered the podium as champions, leaving behind the duo formed by Jonathan Erlich from Israel and Ken Skupski from Great Britain. Which players will surprise us on the court this year? Without a doubt, Los Cabos …

Cabo San Lucas and its Famed Marina

Cabo San Lucas and its Famed Marina

Cabo San Lucas was once little more than a small town with an old cannery and a chartered fishing boats at the Marina. These days, however, Cabo San Lucas is the premier destination in Baja California and the Marina is a centre of activity and luxury for all who visit. Here you will find the best bars and restaurants, wonderful boutiques, and fantastic activities. You could even just watch the world go by on the Malecon, or the latest Yachts and fishing boats coming and going from Marina. What to See & Do When you’re staying in Cabo San Lucas there is plenty to see and do, but there are a few truly iconic things that really stand out. First of all, you really should see what Cabo Dolphins has to offer to you! This is a company that allows you to swim with dolphins in a safe and caring environment. On the other hand, Cabo Expeditions is a more adventurous and diverse company which has its office in the Marina. Cabo Expeditions offers adventures …

Los Cabos - Two in One

Los Cabos – Two in One

At the very tip of Baja California Sur you find the sparkling and well-loved Los Cabos – this dual destination has long been a vacation hotspot. Wonder why it’s called a dual destination? Well this has a lot to do with the region’s two different personas! San Jose del Cabo is serene, traditional and quaint. Retaining the look of an “authentic” Mexican town San Jose has wonderful cobbled streets, intimate restaurants and cute little boutiques, all radiating from the mission church and main square. Cabo San Lucas, however, is vibrant, lively and full of funky bars, not to mention the sophisticated Luxury Avenue Mall which is centred on the Marina. Los Cabos and Land’s End North Americans will often call Los Cabos ‘Lands End’ as it can be found on the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula which is to the south of California. Los Cabos has been hugely influenced by North America thanks, in part, to its close proximity; shopping malls and real estate in particular follow the North American trends quite closely. …

Things to Consider when Planning a Honeymoon

Things to Consider when Planning a Honeymoon

Your honeymoon is something else, something entirely different from every vacation that you have ever experienced in your life before or ever will in the future. It is one of those big moments in life, just like your wedding, a time that is for you and your partner only. Though you may feel that the last thing you want to do after planning your wedding is plan the honeymoon we can give you hints and tips to make it less stressful. Maybe even a little fun! Here are our top things to think about when planning your honeymoon. Talk to each other First, before you even put down a deposit on a trip, you should sit down together and figure out what kind of honeymoon you really want. Are you adrenaline junkies who enjoy abseiling and mountain biking? Or perhaps your lovers of culture and art who’ll happily take in the sights at a more relaxed pace? Then again, maybe what you really want is to relax and be pampered for a while as you …

Nightlife in Cabo San Lucas

Nightlife in Cabo San Lucas

Looking for stunning beaches, luxury resorts, world-class golfing, and a place where the party never stops? Then Cabo San Lucas should be at the top of your list for your next vacation. No matter what kind of night out you enjoy, Cabo is sure to have an array of options for you, your friends, and your loved ones. You can find parties here at nearly any hour of the day starting with day beach parties to late night clubs that don’t close until 5am. You’re never too far from a good time in Cabo San Lucas. Pub Crawls Want to get a taste of a little bit of everything? Then one of Cabo’s infamous pub crawls is for you. Whether you want to start the party off early, or make it a night time activity, everyone will have a blast on the pub-crawl. Voted the #1 entertainment, the tours will take you to 12-14 bars where a challenge awaits for your team as well as the hint for your next destination. Everyone is sure to …

Los Cabos ATV Adventures

Los Cabos ATV Adventures

In Los Cabos, Baja California there are numerous ATV Tours set up to give participants the pure thrills and excitement they want. Both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo are part of this 21-mile strip of paradise where you can enjoy remarkable scenery, and benefit from the chance to experience the style of the craggy land of Baja California Sur. An ATV tour in Los Cabos is pure enjoyment. You can roar out through the sand dunes, run across the spectacular beaches or cruise through a 200 year old Indian village. Whatever you do, it will be exhilarating. The Thrill of Los Cabos When you are in the Los Cabos area, there is an unbelievable choice of thrilling tours to undertake, and other things to see and do. The local people when asked will suggest that the best way to explore Los Cabos is by an ATV. With the wind in your hair, and together with your family, you will be able to take an exhilarating ATV tour to places such as “La …

Whale Watching in Los Cabos

Whale Watching in Los Cabos

Every year from December to April, Los Cabos receives hordes of visitors from around the world.  The popular vacation hot spot on Mexico’s Pacific coast attracts thrill seekers looking for sensational entertainment, unique adventures and unlimited fun in the sun.  While Los Cabos has been known to draw in a jumbled mixture of spring breakers, retirees and families, it is the city’s largest visitors that get the most attention during the five-month span.  All the way from the frigid waters of the Arctic, pods of Humpback whales make the Sea of Cortez near Los Cabos their vacation home, providing an awesome adventure for the whole family. A family treat in Los Cabos For those enjoying a vacation in Los Cabos, heading out on a whale watching excursion can be one of the most rewarding activities you participate in all year.  Just by watching the astounding displays put on by the gentle beasts, it becomes abundantly clear that much like you, they are thrilled to be in Cabo. They show their appreciation for life by fin …

Golf in Los Cabos - Golfing Paradise

Golf in Los Cabos – Golfing Paradise

When people choose to take a golfing trip, Los Cabos may not be what first comes to mind but since the 1990’s Cabo has been experiencing a boom in the number of superb golf courses thanks to Jack Nicklaus. In the early 1990’s Nicklaus opened three prime golf courses, causing many other top golf clubs to quickly follow suit. Now three of the top golf courses in the world are located in Los Cabo with many other golf courses keeping pace. Whether you want scenery,  to challenge yourself, or maybe are just starting out, there’s a course for every golfer in Los Cabos. Take a look at this selection of the courses available for world class golf in Los Cabos 1.Cabo Del Sol Ocean Course ​While throughout the years, there have been many legendary names attached to gofl courses, none have gained the same amount of recognition as Jack Nicklaus. Overlooking the Sea of Cortes on the Cabo coastline, many say that this is Nicklaus’ masterpiece. On several occasions this course has been named one …

Organic Culinary Tourism in Los Cabos

Organic Culinary Tourism in Los Cabos

Los Cabos might be famed for its seafood and fish dishes harvested from the abundant sources found in the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, but did you know it was a leader in Mexico for organic produce and culinary tourism? Renowned for world-class cuisine and sophisticate tourism, Los Cabos’ culinary success depends on access to high quality local fruits and vegetables. One such organic supplier is Huerta Los Tamarindos leading the way in organic culinary tourism in Los Cabos. Huerta Los Tamarindos   Huerta Los Tamarindos is a 17-acre organic farm located inland from the Sea of Cortez, near the San Jose Estuary in Los Cabos. Since 2003, the farm has been dedicated to cultivating organic produce supplying many of the top restaurants in Los Cabos, having obtained the coveted organic certification from both the Primus Labs and the United States Department of Agriculture. The organic farm produces beets, carrots, eggplant, leeks, onions, tomatoes and a variety of green vegetables and herbs, amongst other fresh products. The art of fresh organic produce Anyone …

Swimming With Dolphins in Los Cabo

Swimming With Dolphins in Los Cabos

Have you ever dreamed of swimming with dolphins, or even of becoming a trainer of these magnificent and highly intelligent animals?  Make your dreams a reality when you experience the thrill of a lifetime while visiting Cabo San Lucas for an up close and personal encounter with these amazing sea creatures.   Swimming with Dolphins in Los Cabo There are a number of reputable companies offering dolphin experiences in Cabo, with a wide variety of exciting dolphin swim programs which cater to every type of dolphin fanatic. Many programs allow you to interact directly with the Pacific bottlenose dolphins for an unforgettable activity you will be talking about for years to come.   Here are a few of the exhilarating ways you can get to know dolphins on a personal level when swimming with dolphins in Los Cabos: Swim and Ride Experience This program is a big hit in Los Cabos with the whole family, and for good reason!  After learning about the dolphin’s physiology, anatomy and distinctive traits, you will be taught some hand …

Los Cabos Art Walk

Los Cabos Art Walk

Experience the thriving art scene of San Jose del Cabo with its Art Walk which takes place every Thursday night between the months of November and June.  The local Gallery District Association established this fun weekly event, which has become a mainstay of the community as well as a must-see for art lovers and tourists.  The wildly popular Los Cabos Art Walk event has become such an important part of the charming downtown gallery district (with the event happening amongst the narrow back streets tucked behind the church in the historic main plaza) that the local government actually closes some of the streets to traffic, allowing patrons to stroll at their leisure through the area.  Most art galleries and studios observe special hours on Thursday evenings, typically from 5pm to 9pm. A Fabulous Cultural Experience in Los Cabos The entire Gallery District of San Jose del Cabo is buzzing with energy and excitement each Thursday, where you will often encounter live music and entertainment in the streets or the plaza as you make your way …

Getting Married in Los Cabo

Getting Married in Los Cabos

Los Cabos is an amazing destination for a tropical destination wedding guaranteed to provide those unforgettable memories and photographs every bride and groom seeks. Destination weddings in Los Cabos offer a wide range of romantic experiences for your big day and provide a wonderful setting for your family and friends to enjoy something new. Why Los Cabos? It’s all about the warmth and charm of its people and the stunning landscapes that will make getting married in Los Cabos an event you will never forget. Here are a few tips for getting married in Los Cabos Be yourself Getting married in Los Cabos means that your wedding can step out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary. Getting married south of the border has never been easier too. Follow your own personal preferences and ignore what others are doing unless it appeals to you and your future spouse. Los Cabos is a great location for including tropical colors, fresh fish and shellfish, Baja California wine, tequila and traditional Mexican music. Support local businesses When planning …

Regional Dishes in Baja California

Regional Dishes in Baja California

One of the great things about traveling to different parts of the vast and magnificent country of Mexico is its variety of regional cuisines.  The Baja California Peninsula is home to a fabulous selection of specialties inherent to the region, with a focus on the dizzying assortment of fish and seafood caught in the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortes.  If you are planning a vacation to the Baja peninsula, be sure to sample plenty of the outstanding regional dishes for a gastronomic experience your taste buds won’t soon forget! Here are just a few of the must-try regional dishes in Baja California that have made the area a foodie destination: Almejas Chocolatas Tatemadas (Chocolate Clams) This mouthwatering delicacy consists of locally harvested chocolate clams which are roasted on a bed of stones and covered with romerillo, an edible shrub found in the desert.  The shells are roughly 2-¾ inches large and feature meaty clams inside. This recipe is typically served with warm flour tortillas and a variety of salsas and is one of …

Cabo Desert Tours (ATVs, Horses and Camels)

Cabo Desert Tours (ATVs, Horses and Camels)

With such amazing scenery provided by nature, Cabo is an absolute wonderland and playground for anyone interested in spending some time soaking up the beauty found in the great outdoors.  Because Cabo is such a popular tourist destination, it is home to some of the most thrilling tours anyone can imagine. Many of the most popular and interesting tours happen while riding on something, and that includes ATVs, horses and camels.  Take part in one (or more) of these thrilling tours to experience vacation memories you will be talking about for years to come. In fact, these tours may just be the highlight of your trip! ATV Tours in Cabo Explore the rugged beauty Baja California is famous for while operating an ATV (all terrain vehicle).  You will be equipped with all of the proper gear for an excursion in the desert near Cabo. Make sure you don’t wear your finest clothes for this adventure, as you are likely to return covered in dirt!  Experience the gorgeous paths that wind through the desert and take …