Cabo San Lucas Information

Travel and Distances

How far is the drive from the San Diego / Tijuana border?
To drive from San Diego/Tijuana border to Cabo San Lucas is approximately 1,640km and takes about 19 hours.
How far is it from the Airport to San Jose del Cabo, and Cabo San Lucas?
The main airport (SJD) is located approximately 20 minutes by car from the Hotel and Condo zone in San Jose if you take the new toll highway which costs 27 pesos (about USD $2.70) each way. If you decide to save the toll count on a longer trip through the heavily congested town of San Jose. This route is especially slow during afternoon rush hour.

Cabo San Lucas is about another 25-30 minutes.

General

Is it easy to get a taxi at the Airport?
Yes, it is easy to get a taxi at the airport. The drivers are waiting for visitors outside the terminal.
Always discuss and agree on a rate with the driver before getting into the taxi.
Are the Beaches in Cabo Swimmable?
Yes there are many beaches in Cabo that are swimmable.

Here is a list that we recommend:

  • Lover's Beach, this is accessible by water taxi, kayak or by climbing over the rocky hills from Solmar Beach
  • Medano Beach, this is the longest stretch of swimmable beach in Cabo, it's situated at km 0.5 to km 1.5
  • Playa Santa Maria, also great for snorkeling, it's situated at km 12.5
  • Playa Chileno, also great for snorkeling, it's situated at km 15
  • Playa Palmilla, situated at km 27
  • Tequila Cove/Playa Bledito/Hilton Cove, situated at km 19


Is Los Cabos still a safe destination? I've heard lots of stories in the news.
Yes Los Cabos is a safe destination.
Cabo San Lucas has no travel advisory in effect and is deemed safe to visit.

Like anywhere, you need to be smart. Don't do things or go places you wouldn't go in your own home town by yourself.
Just use common sense and have a great time!
Where can I get Groceries?
In Cabo San Lucas;
-Soriana
-La Comer
-Walmart
-City Club

In San Jose del Cabo;
-La Comer
-Soriana
-Walmart

On the Corridor
-Costco

Other healthy/organic options:

There is a farmers market that is located at Penny Lane Cafe as well as the Cabo Organic Farmers Market. Both are located in the Pedregal area and are open: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 8am to noon.

There is a seasonal market at the Shoppes of Palmilla across the highway from the resort and villas. They are open every Friday from November to April - 9am to 1 pm.

The San Jose Organic Market in San Jose del Cabo is open every Saturday from Nov to May - 9am to 3pm.

The California Ranch Market near the Marina is open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 9pm.

Lastly, you can check out the Mercado Santa Carmela, which has locations in both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. They are open 7 days a week - Mon to Sat 7am to 8pm and Sunday 9am to 7pm.

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