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Los Cabos Trip Planning & Guide

10 Reasons to Make a Vacation to Cabo Your Next Getaway

April 08, 2024 in Things To Do, Trip Planning

If you’ve ever been to Cabo before, you know you don’t need any extra reasons to come back—it’s just that wonderful here! But if you’ve never visited the area before, Sun Cabo has your back! We’ve put together a helpful Cabo travel guide full of local knowledge. Here are 10 reasons to pick a vacation to Cabo San Lucas as your next getaway.

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Top 2024 Events in Cabo San Lucas

April 08, 2024 in Things To Do

It’s always a great time for a vacation to Cabo San Lucas, but if you want some extra excitement during your journey, you can play your stay to coincide with one of the many local events taking place throughout the year. Read on to see the 2024’s top events in Cabo San Lucas.

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Balandra Beach - Mexico's Most Beautiful Beach is Now Open

March 28, 2023 in Beaches, Things To Do

After being closed due to an oil spill, Mexico's most beautiful beach, Balandra Beach, is now open again, offering a pristine, natural paradise just two hours north of Cabo and 30 minutes from La Paz. Ideal for swimming, kayaking, paddleboarding, and even hiking, Balandra's shallow, calm waters make it accessible for all ages, maintaining its untouched beauty as a Natural Protected Area without any nearby construction. Visitors can enjoy its white sand beaches and unique landmarks like the Mushroom Rock, ensuring a tranquil escape into nature.

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Book a Cabo Pulmo Snorkel Expedition

May 01, 2022 in Things To Do

Embark on a Cabo Pulmo Snorkeling Expedition to explore the refreshing blue waters of Los Cabos and its underwater marvels. This full-day adventure takes you to the Cabo Pulmo National Park, home to one of the three living coral reefs in North America. With local experts guiding the way, snorkelers can immerse themselves in the beauty of a 20,000-year-old reef, swimming alongside tropical fish, sea turtles, and more. The expedition includes all necessary gear, snacks, water, and lunch at a local restaurant, making for an unforgettable experience. Participants are encouraged to use biodegradable sunscreen to protect the marine ecosystem, highlighting the tour's commitment to eco-friendly practices.

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Best Beachfront Villas in Puerto Los Cabos

April 12, 2022 in Trip Planning

Puerto Los Cabos boasts some of the most stunning beachfront villas, offering unparalleled luxury, privacy, and access to exclusive amenities. Highlights include Casa Oliver with its expansive terraces and luxurious interiors, Casa Milagro known for its infinity pool and serene beachfront setting, Villa Estero with its close proximity to the surf and spectacular views, and Piedra Blanca, which offers spacious outdoor living areas and a beach-entry swimming pool. Each villa provides a unique, opulent experience, making them perfect for guests seeking the ultimate beachfront retreat in Los Cabos.

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Take a Beach Day on the East Cape

March 04, 2022 in Beaches, Things To Do

Escape to the exclusive shores of the East Cape with a personalized Beach Day experience from Cabo Down Under, where the beauty of the Baja Peninsula's rugged coastline awaits. This isn't just any beach day; it's a fully customizable adventure with everything from beach setup to refreshments and activities included, making it perfect for any time of day and suitable for all ages. Hosted by Glenn, an Australian native with a background in luxury beach and surfing trips, this experience promises to elevate your vacation into an unforgettable memory.

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Add Yoga to Your Los Cabos Vacation

February 19, 2022 in In-Villa Services, Things To Do

Yoga is an increasingly popular way to enhance mental and physical wellness, offering benefits such as improved sleep, emotional health, and support for healthy habits. Sun Cabo Vacations recognizes this trend and includes yoga in its Private Wellness offerings in Los Cabos, providing one-hour sessions for up to four people with additional guests at an extra charge. Guests can choose from three styles of yoga—Ashtanga, focusing on breath and movement; Kundalini, emphasizing breathing techniques and energy; and Vinyasa, a flow yoga starting with spine poses. These sessions offer a comprehensive experience to enrich your vacation with relaxation and wellness.

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A Quick Spanish Refresher Before Your Trip

January 31, 2022 in Trip Planning

Heading to Los Cabos doesn't require fluency in Spanish, but knowing a few basic words and phrases can enhance your experience, especially if you plan to explore beyond your Sun Cabo Vacations villa. Understanding the pronunciation of vowels and some trickier consonants can aid in communication, with vowels having consistent sounds and some consonants, like 'B' and 'V', pronounced similarly. Key phrases such as "Please" (Por favor), "Thank you" (Gracias), and "I need help" (Necesito ayuda), along with terms for common places and items, can be particularly useful. Familiarity with words for meals, common foods, and basic queries like "Where is the bathroom?" (Donde esta el baño?) can make navigating local restaurants and towns smoother, making your trip more enjoyable and immersive.

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A Key to Tipping in Cabo

January 12, 2022 in Trip Planning

Tipping is an essential aspect of Mexican culture, serving as a gesture of gratitude for warm and attentive service. In Cabo, for services received both within the confines of your vacation villa and during your explorations around town, there are customary tipping practices to consider. Concierges, butlers, private drivers, villa maids, and private chefs at Sun Cabo Vacations, while not expecting tips, certainly appreciate them as recognition for exceptional service. Similarly, when dining out, taking taxis, or receiving help with groceries, a tip is a common way to acknowledge the service provided. These acts of generosity contribute to making your stay in Los Cabos both remarkable and memorable, reinforcing the value of the services rendered.

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