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So close, yet so deliciously far. Mexico might be right down there, but it exists in another world entirely. Experience a whole enchilada’s worth of rich culture and fun on a cruise to Mexico. Each port — including favorites Cozumel, Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta — contributes its own distinct local flavor to the mix. Whether your Mexico cruise style is west-coast Riviera with its Pacific charm, east-coast Caribbean and its island mojo… or perhaps Baja and its out-of-this-world coastal scenery, you’ll find Mexico central to a great vacation.

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Cabo San Lucas Mexico Port Guide

This sleepy fishing village turned celebrity vacation haven is known for its snorkeling, coral reefs galore, and a nightlife that rivals the biggest party destinations in the world. Located at the southern end of California’s Baja Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is growing in popularity, attracting everyone from Hollywood stars to nature lovers with its tropical ease and natural beauty. Fishing enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their catch of the day to local restaurants, who will grill your fish onsite for you. On a Mexican Riviera cruise , a stop in Cabo San Lucas isn’t complete without a margarita or a wildly-popular local tequila tasting.

While on your Cabo cruise, don’t miss iconic sites like El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, where tourists flock to catch the sunset glittering off the massive arch-shaped rock formation. Snorkel and see the coral reefs along the Sea of Cortez, or do nothing but sunbathe at Lover’s Beach. When you need a slower day away from the incredible beaches and nightlife of Cabo San Lucas, head north for a day trip to the Todos Santos for art galleries, sleepy cafes, and a relaxed vibe.

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Top sights & attractions for cruises to cabo san lucas, el arco de cabo san lucas.

On your cruise to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, put $10 up for a water taxi from the marina to El Arco—it’s worth it. As one of the town’s most recognizable sights, this rock formation at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula provides unforgettable views of the Pacific Ocean unfolding for miles before you. Look out for sea lions and other wildlife at El Arco.

Lover’s Beach

While you’re sightseeing El Arco, tell your boatman to drop you at nearby Lover’s Beach. It’s not as secluded and romantic as the name implies, but it offers beautiful swimming and snorkeling opportunities. Come earlier in the day to beat the crowds, and bring sunscreen, as the beach is mostly unshaded.

Divorce Beach

Take a five minute walk from Lover’s Beach to Divorce Beach, but don’t worry—there’s no symbolism here. Divorce Beach is known for much more turbulent waters and a strong rip tide, so it’s not recommended for swimming. However, it’s a little less crowded as a result. Come to Divorce Beach for more space to sprawl out on your beach towel and get some sun.

See incredible coral reefs at this Mexican National Marine Park, perfect for travelers staying for a little extra time in Cabo San Lucas. It’s about a two and a half hour trip from the town’s main stretch, or just sixty miles north. Cabo Pulmo was vulnerable to intense overfishing, and was only declared a protected site in 1995. Today, it’s a beautiful place to windsurf, swim, or dive alongside manta rays, eels and other natural sea-life.

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Top things to do in cabo san lucas, ride a camel on the beach.

Kids and adults alike will find that a tour of Cabo San Lucas atop a camel is a pretty magical way to experience the tropical California Baja region. Most tours include round-trip transportation and even tequila tastings or tortilla making classes for a full day of can’t-miss experiences.

Go Sport Fishing for Marlin

Cabo San Lucas isn’t called “the marlin capital of the world” for nothing. The area is famous for sportfishing. Whether you’re solo or in a group, sportfishing operations are widely available to take you on an excursion to the Pacific Ocean or the Sea of Cortez for a great catch. Research which restaurants will cook whatever you’ve caught, and you’ve got lunch or dinner already set.

Whale Watch in Cabo San Lucas

Whale-watching in Cabo is a big deal—from December to April, gray whales and humpback whales migrate along the Baja Coast. This is the perfect excursion for wildlife lovers and kids. You’ll also learn a lot about how the environment of Cabo San Lucas is perfectly tailored to welcome these creatures to its shores.

Take a Day Trip to Todos Santos

If you happen to have extra time while on your Cabo cruise, take a road trip to Todos Santos, only about an hour from downtown Cabo San Lucas. Todos Santos is slowly waking up to tourism. Once a quiet fishing village, it’s now home to boutiques, art galleries, and colonial cobble-stoned streets. Good for a day trip, but head back to Cabo San Lucas for nightlife.

Top Food and Drink Spots Near the Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

Solomon’s Landing

Address: past the El Tesoro Hotel Lobby, Cabo San Lucas 23456, Mexico

This spot was featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. While you’re exploring the Cabo San Lucas marina, stop in at Solomon’s Landing for fish tacos, tuna, or the catch of the day. You can’t go wrong with a margarita, either.

Address: Calle Libertad 806, Col. Lienzo Charro, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico

For local seafood at a moderate price range, try Neptuno’s, whose menu boasts fresh ceviche, stuffed clams, sea bass, coconut shrimp, red snapper, and more. This small, shack-style atmosphere is unpretentious and casual.

Pancho’s Restaurant and Tequila Bar

Address: Hidalgo & Emiliano Zapata S/N | Colonia Centro, Cabo San Lucas 23450, Mexico

Pancho’s red building and glowing neon sign is instantly recognizable as you arrive. Book a tequila tasting at Pancho’s to learn the history and tricks of the tequila trade. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the menu at Pancho’s has everything from chips and fresh guacamole to grilled lobster tail or filet mignon.

Sunset Point

Address: Carretera Transpeninsular KM 6, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico

If you’re looking for a romantic, upscale dinner for date night in Cabo San Lucas, head to Sunset Point. Highly rated for its gourmet pizzas and its sunset views of the water, Sunset Point also offers a spin on classic Italian, from Italian “tapas” to dessert-inspired cocktails.

Culture & History of the Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

There is evidence of humans living in Cabo San Lucas and the surrounding areas for at least 10,000 years, beginning with a group called the Pericu, who were hunter gatherers relying on the marine life. The Baja California peninsula Cabo San Lucas grew as a fishing village, and the early 20th century saw unprecedented tourism growth as the destination was discovered for its beautiful geography, marine life, and scuba diving, among other activities.

Cabo San Lucas Port Facilities & Location

There isn’t a terminal on your cruise to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, so cruise ships bring their passengers into the port in smaller boats. Make sure to allot extra time when you’re headed back to your cruise ship so you can be safely brought back to your ship. It’s about a ten minute boat ride from your cruise ship to the marina, and from there you can walk to downtown Cabo San Lucas along the waterfront. You’ll find ATMS nearby, a flea market along the waterfront to quickly pop in for whatever you need, and vendors lining the streets eager to talk with passing tourists.

Transportation in Cabo San Lucas

A walk from the pier to the center of Cabo is only about 15 minutes, but plenty of transportation options exist for you if your legs are tired. Try a water taxi from the cruise pier to Medano Beach or to Pelican Bay. Glass bottom boats are often available too. This is a good way for a small group to get to El Arco or the beach with little trouble. You can also hail a taxi from the marina to get to the center of town, or any destination in town you need. If you have a while in port and want to explore beyond the town proper of Cabo San Lucas, you can rent a car with Budget, Alamo, or National car rental services.

Shopping Near the Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

After taking a boat from your cruise ship into the pier, haggle with vendors at the flea market near the boardwalk for souvenirs and memorable trinkets. You’ll find jewelry ships and leather wares, Mexican pottery, and boutiques along Boulevard Paseo de la Marina, just one street over from many of the docks. You’ll find more shopping available in downtown Cabo San Lucas as well.

Local Currency & Tipping Customs

Carry a little bit of cash to cover tips, small purchases, or taxis while you’re in Cabo San Lucas. You’ll find ATMs all over, and credit cards are recommended for purchases at boutiques or more expensive places. Pesos are the official currency of Cabos San Lucas, but U.S. dollars (USD) is accepted in many establishments throughout the town too.

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Cabo's signature landmark is El Arco ("The Arch"), a rock formation at the tip of "Land's End." The jewel of the Baja Peninsula is famous for its world-class sportfishing, as well as its high-end resorts and exclusive gated communities that line an area simply called "the Corridor."

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Cruises to Mexico

Experience the fun, flavor and fiesta of a mexico cruise..

Best Cruises in Mexico

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Cruise to Mexico with the expert. With over 60 years of experience, we know all the cities and excursions that provide the most authentic Mexico cruise adventures — not just margaritas and mariachis, but more! Visit the best ports in the Mexican Riviera and get a taste of the warm sun, diverse culture and festive flavors of the region. Each itinerary offers something unique, like more time ashore in Cabo or the unparalleled ports of La Paz or Loreto on our 10-day cruises to Mexico.

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Experience every side of Mexico when you spend two full days in Cabo San Lucas on a Mexico cruise with Princess. Sail under El Arco on your way to Lover’s Beach. Watch for whales and sea lions in the Sea of Cortez. Or take a swim past colorful fish and coral reefs. Enjoy Cabo’s vibrant nightlife as you dance and sip cocktails under the night sky.

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Seven and 10-day mexico cruises from california.

Cruise to Mexico from Los Angeles or San Francisco and have time to relax at sea plus experience adventure. Shop along Puerto Vallarta’s beachside boardwalk, the Malecon. Tour the 500-year old city of Comala while in Manzanillo, and learn to make ceviche from a renowned chef in Mazatlan. Or sunbathe on Lover’s Beach in Cabo.

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Our 10-day cruises are comprehensive, with visits to unique coastal cities like La Paz, where snorkeling with sea lions excites, and Loreto, where a clambake awaits. Enjoy ziplining through Boca de Sierra, kayaking through Paradise Cove in Cabo, riding an ATV through Puerto Vallarta and more on a Mexico cruise. Then enjoy two days at sea to relax and recharge.

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Whether you explore on land or unwind on board, there’s fun to be had for everyone. Recognized by  Porthole Magazine  as “Best Multi-Generational Cruise Line,” our Mexico cruises offer activities for all ages. Adults can indulge in the region’s food and beverages while kids can kayak, paddleboard or swim in the sea. Set sail when the whole family is on holiday break, or book a getaway during a long weekend.

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With regular sailings out of San Francisco and Los Angeles, Mexico is just one flight — or drive — away. No matter how busy your schedule may be, you can still indulge in a quintessential Mexico cruise vacation any time of the year thanks to our year round sailings. If you have more time to spare, arrive early or stay longer and explore the wonders of our West Coast embarkation ports.

Mexico Cruise Experience

On a cruise to Mexico with Princess, you won’t just vacation — you’ll learn about the country’s history, discover its traditions, taste its unique flavor and meet its people.

Fiesta & Flavor

Sweet and spicy

In partnership with Bill Esparza, a James Beard Award Winner, our culinary excursions introduce you to the region’s bold flavors. With Mexican culture infused into every menu, experience the country from scratch. Taste rare spirits alongside a chef in Puerto Vallarta, and learn how these liquors travel from field to glass. Or prepare salsa and margaritas alongside a local in Cabo — only on a Mexico cruise with Princess.

Fun & Adventure

Answer adventure's call

Zipline through the lush rainforests of Puerto Vallarta. Snorkel alongside sea lions off the coast of La Paz. Or embark on a deep sea fishing adventure in Loreto for a chance to reel in treasures from the sea. Those looking for a more relaxing day in the sun can unwind on the beaches of Manzanillo or watch the migration of whales near Cabo. Adventure awaits on a cruise to Mexico.

Culture & History

Memoirs of Mexico

Culture is the heartbeat of Mexico. Cruise to La Paz and visit a pottery factory, or head downtown to shop for artisan gifts — like hand-crafted jewelry, woven gifts and decorations. Tour a coffee plantation in Puerto Vallarta, and enjoy a prepared lunch on the grounds. Or spend a full day exploring Colima, a short drive from Manzanillo, where 200-year old ruins of the Pyramids of La Campana whisper secrets of times past.

Mexico cruise excursions

From a private beach getaway at Las Caletas in Puerto Vallarta to salsa-making in Cabo, find expertly crafted shore excursions suited for any guest when you cruise to Mexico. In Mazatlan, tour one of the country’s most popular breweries. Swim alongside the largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark, while in La Paz. Or relax and recharge with your loved ones at one of Mexico’s finest resorts in Manzanillo.

More ashore

Enjoy extra time on land with our More Ashore program — offering a variety of overnight stays in Cabo San Lucas and La Paz on certain itineraries — and explore more of Mexico. Cruise through the Sea of Cortez, considered to be the “Aquarium of the World”, as well as the Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the surrounding landscapes with the golden sunset as your backdrop on our Mexico cruises.

Local connections

Meet the personalities that call these lands home on shore excursions exclusive to Princess when you cruise to Mexico. Learn about the traditions of the Aztec people during a tequila tasting with a local Puerto Vallarta restaurateur. Or meet one of Mazatlan’s most famous chefs, Diego Becerra, and spend the afternoon in his seafood bar, Compañia Minera. Sample ceviche, local craft beer and cocktails.

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Mariachi and margaritas

Sip, savor and sway to the music with onboard activities that give you a taste of Mexican tradition. Sample tequila while learning about the drink’s history from a local expert, and indulge your taste buds with tacos and fajitas. Or let loose with your loved ones during a mariachi performance, and dance to the lively tune of violins and guitars. On a cruise to Mexico with Princess, activities lie around every corner.

Every reason to celebrate

On select sailings in October and November, discover the region’s heritage with our Mexican Fiesta. Celebrate the Day of the Dead, a holiday to commemorate loved ones who have passed. From face-painting to Aztec flower-making, there are activities for the whole family on a cruise to Mexico. Learn a traditional dance, decorate marzipan skulls and make a skeleton out of pasta. Or watch dancers perform ‘The Procession of the Dead.’

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Recognized by UNESCO for its cultural heritage and preservation of culinary technique, Mexican and Spanish cuisine is a big part of the region’s culture. Sample the bold flavors and creative combinations for yourself on a cruise to Mexico with Princess. In many of our dining rooms, enjoy Mexican-themed dishes — like ceviche, fajitas and coconut cocadas — for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Why Go To Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas first beckoned to Hollywood's elite in the 1940s. The town's rather seedy reputation changed as world-class resorts took up residence here, in the neighboring village of San José del Cabo  and along the 20-mile stretch of highway that connects the two (known as "the Corridor"). The construction of an international airport in the 1980s made it easier for travelers from all over to hop a nonstop flight to the "Los Cabos" area.

These days, this destination on the southernmost tip of Baja California is still known for its decadence – just take a look at the sprawling golf courses  or deluxe villas. But the elitist pretense has dwindled: Days in the spa are just as coveted as evenings at a beachside watering hole. One sprawling sanctuary boasts as much as 40,000 square feet of treatment rooms and facilities. And there's a good chance that you'll see celebutantes and college freshmen sunning themselves side by side on the same stretch of sand.

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Cabo San Lucas Travel Tips

Best months to visit.

The best time to visit Cabo is from May to June, when the wintertime crowds have gone home and the summertime storms have yet to hit. October and November are also nice months for a vacation, but you'll need to begin your hotel search early if you want to save money. It could be that your motivation for visiting is not the beach: If you're into whale watching, plan to visit between mid-December and mid-April. If you like to fish, look to come in the late summer or fall (October is the most popular period). Keep in mind: Pacific hurricane season runs from mid-May to November. Though Cabo typically only experiences tropical storms during the hurricane season, the city has seen hurricanes make landfall in the region. It's best to consider an international travel insurance policy regardless.

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What You Need to Know

Cabo is great for sport fishers Local catches include marlin, tuna and dorado. And remember, practicing "catch & release" is strongly encouraged in these waters.

Cabo is great for foodies Obviously, Cabo's strong suit is seafood. Try the delicious fish tacos – they'll change your life.

Cabo is great for whale-watchers If you're visiting in winter, you should take a sunset catamaran cruise around Land's End . This is a great spot and time of day to spot gray whales.

How to Save Money in Cabo San Lucas

Skip the all-inclusive  While all-inclusive accommodations are normally a way to save money, this might not be the case in Cabo due to additional hotel taxes. You'll save money dining off-property.

Inquire about the shuttle  Some hotels offer airport shuttle service for an additional fee. The cost varies, but it will undoubtedly be cheaper than taking a taxi.

Just say no  Vendors often peddle their crafts in tourist areas. Learn to say a firm but polite, " No, gracias. " If you think you'll be too tempted, avoid popular spots like Playa del Amor  during the midday cruise ship rush.

Culture & Customs

Many workers in Cabo's tourism industry speak English, so you can get by with limited Spanish. Many of the stores and restaurants have an Americanized feel, especially in the city center's chain restaurants. Nevertheless, it may be both helpful and respectful to know some basic Spanish vocabulary, such as hello ( hola ), goodbye ( adios ), please ( por favor ), and thank you ( gracias ).

Cabo's official currency is the Mexican peso, though U.S. dollars are widely accepted here as well. You're better off converting your cash to pesos, however, as the return exchange rate is unfavorable and even if you pay in U.S. dollars, you'll receive change in pesos. The U.S. dollar-to-peso exchange rate varies, so be sure to check what it is before you go.

And when it comes to dress code, keep in mind that standard beachwear is permissible during the day; dressy casual is preferred for upscale restaurants and nightclubs.

What to Eat

Cabo San Lucas has a special affinity for seafood, but restaurants featuring European and North American cuisines also attract travelers. Dining is generally expensive, but you can find cheaper eats and more fascinating cultural experiences if you try some of the hole-in-the-wall taco joints ( taquerias ) located downtown or along the hotel corridor.

Over the years as the area has increased in popularity, Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo have started to draw more and more acclaimed chefs (and their innovative menus) to Mexico. Some popular spots to try include  Suviche Restaurant  by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, located within the One&Only Palmilla Resort, which plates sushi and ceviche;  Flora's Field Kitchen , which offers farm-to-table meals; and Tadd Chapman's  Don Sanchez , which dishes out traditional Mexican fare with innovative flair. For a special occasion meal, consider El Farallon at the Resort at Pedregal for its oceanfront perch. If you're looking for a more casual but still tasty authentic Mexican meal, head to one of Cabo's smaller hot spots, such as Edith's ,  Mi Casa , Tiki Cabo San Lucas or  Hacienda Cocina y Cantina .

Cabo's spike in tourism has also caused a rise in crime. Both cities have been affected by the drug trade – and have seen some accompanying violence – but the main tourist areas are relatively safe. Travelers should be vigilant about their belongings, though. Pickpocketing is common in heavily visited areas, and those looking to take a drive along the Transpeninsular Highway should be vigilant after dark when highway robberies have been reported to happen. The U.S. State Department's website urges travelers to exercise caution. If you plan to swim, warning flags on beaches should be taken seriously. If black or red warning flags are up, do not enter the water and you should never swim alone.

Getting Around Cabo San Lucas

The best way to get around Cabo San Lucas is on foot or by car. Sites are clustered within the downtown area, though some vacationers opt for a ride on the scenic water taxi to get from the downtown marina to the best beaches. The only trouble is that you can't walk between the Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo ; you'll need to drive yourself or take a taxi along the Corridor. Just don't venture too far off the beaten path – there have been reports of car thefts in outlying areas. Car rental agencies have set up camp in Los Cabos International Airport (SJD), which sits roughly 25 miles northeast of Cabo San Lucas and 7 miles north of San José del Cabo.

Taxi rides from the airport to Cabo San Lucas can be pricey. Check with your hotel to see if they offer a shuttle service, or consider pre-booking with an independent company. You may have to share the ride with other passengers, but you'll save a bundle. Past travelers provided favorable reviews for Cabo Shuttle Services , All Ways Cabo Transportation and Airport Baja Transfers .

Entry & Exit Requirements

You'll need a passport that's valid for six months after your visit to enter Mexico. The paper FMM Tourist Card traditionally issued upon arrival has been phased out at certain Mexico airports, Los Cabos included. You will now receive a passport stamp. For more information on entry and exit requirements, visit the U.S. State Department's website .

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  • From charming surf towns to snorkeling along sea turtles, travelers should explore the diverse beauty of the rest of Mexico’s expansive coastline.
  • With no shortage of warm weather, sun and surf throughout Mexico, these destinations offer a quieter, less crowded experience.

Cancun reigns as one of the world’s top tourist destinations, and there’s no mystery why. The Caribbean Sea-adjacent locale has a myriad of sprawling beach resorts, clear turquoise waters and a vibrant nightlife. In 2023, Cancun welcomed over 21 million tourists .

While Cancun is beautiful and lively, there are a plethora of other, less popular Mexican beach towns just waiting to enchant travelers. From charming surf towns to snorkeling along sea turtles, travelers should explore the diverse beauty of the rest of Mexico’s expansive coastline.

With no shortage of warm weather, sun and surf throughout Mexico, these destinations offer a quieter, less crowded experience than enjoying Cancun alongside 30 million other tourists. 

Far Homes spotted hidden gems across Mexico’s coast, looking at the destinations’ natural beauty, recreational activity offerings, safety and accessibility to learn and experience the local culture. To assess each town’s safety ratings, Far Homes released a report looking at crime statistics from data by the Executive Secretary of the National Security System. While some of these spots are known to attract tourists, they’re nowhere near as saturated as Cancun or Cabo. 

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Located about an hour from Puerto Vallarta, Sayulita perfectly balances bustling and mellow energy. “Sayulita is a fun little town full of eclectic restaurants and shops,” said Gene Alvarez, a local real estate agent from Net Real Estate who works with Far Homes. “With several great surf breaks and a laid-back atmosphere, it attracts surfers, backpackers, and bohemians.” It’s easy to get around for travelers not well-versed in Spanish, and many people rent mopeds or golf carts to cruise around the town. While the main beach in town, Playa Sayulita, can be crowded for both surfers and beachgoers, travelers can head north to the neighboring village of Playa San Pancho for quieter, more serene beaches.

Fly into Cancun Airport and head about three hours south to Akumal for a quieter escape from Cancun and Tulum. Scoring high with Far Homes for its natural beauty, Akumal has become more known among travelers for its pristine beaches and lush jungles. Must-dos in Akumal include snorkeling with sea turtles in the clear waters of the marine protected area of Half Moon Bay and swimming in the enclosed cenote Yal-Ku Lagoon, said local real estate agent Rob Kinnon from BuyPlaya. Just 15 minutes south is the famous Tulum Archaeological Site, where Mayan ruins made of limestone sit perched upon a cliff.

Puerto Escondido

Located in the Pacific Ocean-facing state of Oaxaca, Puerto Escondido is a rising destination for its world-class surfing breaks and easy-going lifestyle. Travelers can fly directly to Puerto Escondido International Airport, less than two miles from town. “From the trendy bars of Zicatela to the laid back vibes of La Punta, the town has something for everyone,” said local real estate agent Jon Ferioli from Bayside Real Estate. “And with nods from international magazines, Puerto Escondido is quickly becoming the go-to spot for digital nomads seeking inspiration and connection.” The town scored high for its activities offerings. Even if you don’t want to brave the often powerful waves, travelers can go on crocodile boat tours through the mangroves, witness the glowing bioluminescent plankton in two of the nearby lagoons at night, or visit Casa Wabi, a contemporary art and architecture museum. 

Isla Holbox

If you’re really itching to escape the crowds, head to Isla Holbox, a 26-mile-long car-free island located right off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. While the island has grown in popularity and therefore development, it still offers travelers a secluded beachside retreat. Travelers can wander the streets, which are paved in sand, barefoot or in golf carts – the main mode of transportation on the skinny island. To get there, travelers fly to Cancun International Airport then travel by car for two hours to Chiquila to board a 15-minute ferry ride to the island. While it may take more effort to visit Isla Holbox over Cancun or Cabo, it’s well worth it. The resort town ranks high for natural beauty, including bioluminescent lagoons and whale shark tours, and safety. 

Those seeking out the sun and sand will find Huatulco to be paradise with its 36 beaches and nine bays, and endlessly sunny weather. Less developed than Puerto Vallarta and Cancun, the small resort town offers activities like kayaking, hiking waterfalls or scuba diving, and is bordered by the Huatulco National Park. Of course, travelers can just relax on the beach as well. To get there, travelers can fly into Bahias de Huatulco International Airport, a short hour-and-a-half flight from Mexico City. “The international airport is only 10 minutes away, and the area attracts tourists looking for a more authentic Mexican experience and small-town feeling,” said Brent May, founder and CEO of Bayside Real Estate. 

Located on the Pacific coast in Oaxaca, Zipolite’s former hippie culture is still retained with its laidback, rustic charm and a focus on eco-tourism. The community evolved around a hippie beach culture and has now become known for its excellent restaurants, bars, trendy boutique hotels, and low-key party culture,” said May. Over an hour’s drive from Puerto Escondido International Airport, the town scored high for activities and safety, and there are not as many tourist traps as in the more developed parts of Mexico. The massive Zipolite beach remains Mexico’s only legal nude beach, but there’s also a western end known for surfing and a small eastern bay called Playa del Amor that's known among the LGTBTQ+ community. “

This sleepy fishing village of Mahahual has grown in popularity among travelers, thanks partly to cruise ships. However, it still has much to offer travelers, ranking high for culture and safety by Far Homes. “This charming coastal town is best explored by bicycle,” said Gaby Ortiz, sales manager at Maya Ocean, a local real estate broker. “As you pedal through its scenic streets, you can lose track of time, immersed in the natural beauty and tranquility of your surroundings.” To get to Mahahual, travelers can fly into Chetumal International Airport and drive for about two hours. Travelers eager to experience vibrant marine life will find Mahahual to be the perfect destination. Spanning nearly 72 miles, the largest barrier reef system in Mexico and the Caribbean, Banco Chinchorro, is just an hour-long boat ride away. The UNESCO biosphere reserve is home to coral, American crocodiles, rays, turtles, nurse sharks and even sunken ships. On land, travelers can visit the Museum of Costa Maya and the Chacchoben Mayan ruins to learn more about local history and culture. 

Todos Santos 

About an hour’s drive from Los Cabos International Airport on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, Todos Santos is known as a haven for artists and creatives as well as its colonial architecture. Nestled between the coast and the desert, the town ranked highly for natural beauty, safety and culture with Far Homes. If travelers venture away from the bustling town center – home to boutique galleries, shops and restaurants – they can go surfing at the nearby Playa Los Cerritos or hike the coast of Punta Lobos. “At one time a small fishing village, Todos Santos now boasts several chic hotels and world-class dining, but it hasn’t lost its indie soul. Make sure to stop at Jazamango for a true Todos Santos dining experience,” said Nancy Costa, a local real estate agent with Costa Cabo Realty. 

Kathleen Wong is a travel reporter for USA TODAY based in Hawaii. You can reach her at [email protected] .

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This sleepy fishing village turned celebrity vacation haven is known for its snorkeling, coral reefs galore, and a nightlife that rivals the biggest party destinations in the world. Located at the southern end of California’s Baja Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is growing in popularity, attracting everyone from Hollywood stars to nature lovers with its tropical ease and natural beauty. Fishing enthusiasts are encouraged to bring their catch of the day to local restaurants, who will grill your fish onsite for you. On a Mexican Riviera cruise , a stop in Cabo San Lucas isn’t complete without a margarita or a wildly-popular local tequila tasting.

While on your Cabo cruise, don’t miss iconic sites like El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, where tourists flock to catch the sunset glittering off the massive arch-shaped rock formation. Snorkel and see the coral reefs along the Sea of Cortez, or do nothing but sunbathe at Lover’s Beach. When you need a slower day away from the incredible beaches and nightlife of Cabo San Lucas, head north for a day trip to the Todos Santos for art galleries, sleepy cafes, and a relaxed vibe.

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On your cruise to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, put $10 up for a water taxi from the marina to El Arco—it’s worth it. As one of the town’s most recognizable sights, this rock formation at the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula provides unforgettable views of the Pacific Ocean unfolding for miles before you. Look out for sea lions and other wildlife at El Arco.

Lover’s Beach

While you’re sightseeing El Arco, tell your boatman to drop you at nearby Lover’s Beach. It’s not as secluded and romantic as the name implies, but it offers beautiful swimming and snorkeling opportunities. Come earlier in the day to beat the crowds, and bring sunscreen, as the beach is mostly unshaded.

Divorce Beach

Take a five minute walk from Lover’s Beach to Divorce Beach, but don’t worry—there’s no symbolism here. Divorce Beach is known for much more turbulent waters and a strong rip tide, so it’s not recommended for swimming. However, it’s a little less crowded as a result. Come to Divorce Beach for more space to sprawl out on your beach towel and get some sun.

See incredible coral reefs at this Mexican National Marine Park, perfect for travelers staying for a little extra time in Cabo San Lucas. It’s about a two and a half hour trip from the town’s main stretch, or just sixty miles north. Cabo Pulmo was vulnerable to intense overfishing, and was only declared a protected site in 1995. Today, it’s a beautiful place to windsurf, swim, or dive alongside manta rays, eels and other natural sea-life.

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Top things to do in cabo san lucas, ride a camel on the beach.

Kids and adults alike will find that a tour of Cabo San Lucas atop a camel is a pretty magical way to experience the tropical California Baja region. Most tours include round-trip transportation and even tequila tastings or tortilla making classes for a full day of can’t-miss experiences.

Go Sport Fishing for Marlin

Cabo San Lucas isn’t called “the marlin capital of the world” for nothing. The area is famous for sportfishing. Whether you’re solo or in a group, sportfishing operations are widely available to take you on an excursion to the Pacific Ocean or the Sea of Cortez for a great catch. Research which restaurants will cook whatever you’ve caught, and you’ve got lunch or dinner already set.

Whale Watch in Cabo San Lucas

Whale-watching in Cabo is a big deal—from December to April, gray whales and humpback whales migrate along the Baja Coast. This is the perfect excursion for wildlife lovers and kids. You’ll also learn a lot about how the environment of Cabo San Lucas is perfectly tailored to welcome these creatures to its shores.

Take a Day Trip to Todos Santos

If you happen to have extra time while on your Cabo cruise, take a road trip to Todos Santos, only about an hour from downtown Cabo San Lucas. Todos Santos is slowly waking up to tourism. Once a quiet fishing village, it’s now home to boutiques, art galleries, and colonial cobble-stoned streets. Good for a day trip, but head back to Cabo San Lucas for nightlife.

Top Food and Drink Spots Near the Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

Solomon’s Landing

Address: past the El Tesoro Hotel Lobby, Cabo San Lucas 23456, Mexico

This spot was featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. While you’re exploring the Cabo San Lucas marina, stop in at Solomon’s Landing for fish tacos, tuna, or the catch of the day. You can’t go wrong with a margarita, either.

Address: Calle Libertad 806, Col. Lienzo Charro, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico

For local seafood at a moderate price range, try Neptuno’s, whose menu boasts fresh ceviche, stuffed clams, sea bass, coconut shrimp, red snapper, and more. This small, shack-style atmosphere is unpretentious and casual.

Pancho’s Restaurant and Tequila Bar

Address: Hidalgo & Emiliano Zapata S/N | Colonia Centro, Cabo San Lucas 23450, Mexico

Pancho’s red building and glowing neon sign is instantly recognizable as you arrive. Book a tequila tasting at Pancho’s to learn the history and tricks of the tequila trade. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the menu at Pancho’s has everything from chips and fresh guacamole to grilled lobster tail or filet mignon.

Sunset Point

Address: Carretera Transpeninsular KM 6, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico

If you’re looking for a romantic, upscale dinner for date night in Cabo San Lucas, head to Sunset Point. Highly rated for its gourmet pizzas and its sunset views of the water, Sunset Point also offers a spin on classic Italian, from Italian “tapas” to dessert-inspired cocktails.

Culture & History of the Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

There is evidence of humans living in Cabo San Lucas and the surrounding areas for at least 10,000 years, beginning with a group called the Pericu, who were hunter gatherers relying on the marine life. The Baja California peninsula Cabo San Lucas grew as a fishing village, and the early 20th century saw unprecedented tourism growth as the destination was discovered for its beautiful geography, marine life, and scuba diving, among other activities.

Cabo San Lucas Port Facilities & Location

There isn’t a terminal on your cruise to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, so cruise ships bring their passengers into the port in smaller boats. Make sure to allot extra time when you’re headed back to your cruise ship so you can be safely brought back to your ship. It’s about a ten minute boat ride from your cruise ship to the marina, and from there you can walk to downtown Cabo San Lucas along the waterfront. You’ll find ATMS nearby, a flea market along the waterfront to quickly pop in for whatever you need, and vendors lining the streets eager to talk with passing tourists.

Transportation in Cabo San Lucas

A walk from the pier to the center of Cabo is only about 15 minutes, but plenty of transportation options exist for you if your legs are tired. Try a water taxi from the cruise pier to Medano Beach or to Pelican Bay. Glass bottom boats are often available too. This is a good way for a small group to get to El Arco or the beach with little trouble. You can also hail a taxi from the marina to get to the center of town, or any destination in town you need. If you have a while in port and want to explore beyond the town proper of Cabo San Lucas, you can rent a car with Budget, Alamo, or National car rental services.

Shopping Near the Cabo San Lucas Cruise Port

After taking a boat from your cruise ship into the pier, haggle with vendors at the flea market near the boardwalk for souvenirs and memorable trinkets. You’ll find jewelry ships and leather wares, Mexican pottery, and boutiques along Boulevard Paseo de la Marina, just one street over from many of the docks. You’ll find more shopping available in downtown Cabo San Lucas as well.

Local Currency & Tipping Customs

Carry a little bit of cash to cover tips, small purchases, or taxis while you’re in Cabo San Lucas. You’ll find ATMs all over, and credit cards are recommended for purchases at boutiques or more expensive places. Pesos are the official currency of Cabos San Lucas, but U.S. dollars (USD) is accepted in many establishments throughout the town too.

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When it comes to planning the ultimate getaway, there are so many reasons why cruise vacations rank among the most popular travel options. First of all, they’re completely stress-free. On a cruise vacation, all the planning is taken care of by the cruise line — from the  destinations  you sail to and the  shore excursions  available at each port, to a full range of  entertainment  and activities happening onboard every day. If you’re not a planner, or if the only things you’re looking to focus on during your getaway is savoring great food, relaxing, and soaking up the sights, cruise vacations are the way to go. A cruise vacation is also a great option if you’re traveling with the whole family, especially when you opt for a Royal Caribbean cruise. All of the ships in this cruise line’s fleet offer family-friendly experiences for guests of all ages. Even little ones will find plenty of ways to play with spaces and activities designed for tots to tweens. One of the top reasons savvy travelers love cruising, though, is because of the incredible value it offers. With Royal Caribbean, your cruise fare includes access to most of the ship’s attractions, select dining venues and all of the entertainment onboard. If you want to make your  experience  even more all-inclusive, you can opt for  beverage  and  specialty dining  packages that cover drinks and dinner at some of the most exclusive restaurants in the fleet. On top of all that, the cruise line presents frequent limited-time offers and seasonal sales, making it easy to score big savings when booking your vacation.

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