In 1976 began operations what would become the third Integrally Planned Center (CIP), Los Cabos; tourism development covering the towns of San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas connected to each other through a spectacular corridor of 33 km. Length, offering a prime location on the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, near the west coast of the United States and Canada.
The two small villages, nestled between the sea, the desert and mountains are recognized as an international center for fishing and golf, plus it now form a dynamic tourist town where 25 % of the state's population is located at.
This nature sanctuary declared a World Heritage Site, has stunning natural landscapes and impressive biodiversity that combines the ocean and the desert like few places in the world, and provides unsurpassed weather and an average temperature of 24º C that is irresistible for our northern neighbors.
Los Cabos offer fans of sport fishing a variety of marine species among them are the blue striped, dorado, wahoo and marlin sailfish . Its natural wealth is complemented by nautical -class facilites, among which the Marina Cabo San Lucas has a capacity to accommodate up to 1000 boats.
It is considered the capital of the golf of México, as it has 9 fields of excellence, in which more than 200,000 rounds are played each year. Its potential market is huge: millions of golfers from the west coast and the southeastern E.U. In addition to several of his courses they have been designed by specialists carving Jack Nicklaus. The development of this sport has been such that the Golf Digest magazine cataloged to Los Cabos as one of the 13 best destinations in the world to practice.
This destination has positioned itself strongly in the segments of tourists with high consumption market from California, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, New Mexico, Washington, Colorado and New York primarily.
When people mention or talk about "Los Cabos" they are talking about the whole area that also includes Cabo San Lucas, along with its sister city San José del Cabo and an area of 33 kilometers that unites them, known as "El Corredor" or" Tourist Corridor "where many of the beaches are located.
Cabo San Lucas offers a very active area of Marina, a town with many shops, some malls, restaurants, tourist attractions like the San Lucas Church and the main square and some beaches, including the popular Playa Medano which is near the downtown Cabo.
The beaches, scenery and wonderful weather today are a great attraction for families and people who enjoy the sun and sea. Cabo is also very popular among the so-called "spring breakers " students during their spring break enjoy traveling in a group and partying elsewhere in the world, having a number of hotels, bars and clubs that receive them with open arms.
It's peaceful nightlife and fun in the sun, with taste of yesteryear, are the most seduction of Los Cabos. However, only some beaches are safe enough for swimming, including Lovers' Beach and the more tempestuous Divorce Beach that lives up to its name. Whale watching, snorkeling, antique-hunting, golf and fishing, Loreto’s historic mission, sport fishing and dining in the capital La Paz are other attractions offered by this destination.
Very close to San José del Cabo, a estuary that is a protected natural area where there are a lot of varieties of flora and fauna. Within its 50 hectares of nature reserve, the vegetation is abundant, as the San José river mixes with the ocean mixing fresh and salt water, rich nutrients originate there.