From Spanish military outpost to vacation destination extraordinaire, San Jose del Cabo has long been providing an attractive and intriguing place to stop in for a visit. In contrast to Cabo San Lucas just a few miles away, this beach haven is more about relaxing than partying, and makes for an excellent spot to soak in the sun, watch the waves, and just be.
Much of San Jose del Cabo’s charm lies in its Spanish heritage, which comes through in the architecture of the town’s buildings and in the general atmosphere as well. Something about this place is a little exotic, a little different; this spells good things for vacationers who are in no mood to experience the same old scene that’s existed since spring break of ’79. San Jose del Cabo offers a more grown-up vibe, and it’s irresistible.
That’s not to say this place is boring. Quite the contrary; San Jose del Cabo is all about having a good time, just in laid-back way. You can’t be in Baja, California without feeling free to do what you like, so unwind and take advantage of all that the sunny coast has to offer. The Sea of Cortez on one side and the Pacific on the other spell stunning scenery and ample choices for doing the things you’ve been daydreaming about. Barco Varado, Chileno and Palmilla are a few excellent beaches to consider.
Start things off with a bang with something as simple as spending your first day lounging on the beach; awaken your senses by letting the sun warm your skin. Thread your toes through the soft sand and then plunge into the salty ocean and cleanse yourself of all stress and strain. Once you’ve rediscovered your zest for life, it’ll be time to get active. Rent a surfboard or some snorkel gear to become better acquainted with the deep blue sea, and feel the rush of adrenaline surging through your veins. It’s been a while, hasn’t it?
After this, put on your sandals and head to town. Wandering the streets will take you to another time, when technology hadn’t yet begun to interfere with silence and calm. Check out all the old churches and 18th century structures, appreciating the care that the community has taken to preserve its colorful past. Stop at a unique store to pick up a souvenir that will actually do justice to this trip, and then satisfy your hunger (and your thirst) with a yummy south of the border meal and a cerveza or two. A day like this will do wonders for you and will set you up for some of the best sleep of your life.
If your visit falls between January and March, you might be lucky enough to catch the amazing sight of migrating whales. Set yourself up on Magdalena Bay and keep your eyes open for the great beasts to poke their heads above water or perhaps put on a little show by leaping towards the sky. Follow this with a mini cruise that will show you the islets that surround San Jose del Cabo as an expert points out notable details. Here’s a hint: make it a sunset cruise for a dazzling and romantic experience you won’t soon forget.
Golf, horseback riding, kayaking and simply strolling around are a few more activities that will keep you happy and engaged in your surroundings. Pamper yourself at a spa and then enjoy a quiet nightcap with your love for the perfect end to the ultimate day. Hopefully you’ll let yourself forget about the responsibilities of work and allow yourself to truly relax; see if you can go the whole time without checking your email or turning on your cell phone.
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