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What to Do in Cabo San Lucas: 25 Activities

This travel guide suggests what to do in Cabo San Lucas, one of Mexico's top destinations.

What to Do in Cabo San Lucas: 25 Activities

Among the several beautiful places Mexico has to offer none really compares to Cabo San Lucas. It has everything your heart could desire: gorgeous beaches, adventurous activities, and delicious food. 

If you are planning a vacation to this stunning beach destination, be sure to check out our list of what to do in Cabo San Lucas.

Let's take a look at some of the incredible things you can do while visiting Cabo.


1. Try Your Hand at Sport  Fishing

If you have never gone sport fishing, Cabo San Lucas is the perfect place to try it out. This daytime adventure will give you the chance to catch several types of unique fish that abound in the waters around Los Cabos. Plus, you will be able to enjoy a tasty meal afterward.

02 5. Try Your Hand at Deep Sea Fishing

2. Go Whale Watching

Humpback whales pass through the Baja Peninsula in the winter, making Cabo San Lucas the ideal place for whale watching. This activity usually lasts 2-3 hours and is great if you are traveling with the family.

02 25. Whale Watch

3. Go Snorkeling

If you have always dreamed of playing beneath the waves, this is your chance. Try snorkeling at Santa Maria Bay and enjoy colorful corals and schools of shiny fish. 

02 24. Go Snorkeling

4. Go Scuba Diving

If you have already gone snorkeling and want to take things to a higher level, scuba is the best activity to try next. This experience allows you to dive deeper than ever and see unique fish beneath the ocean's surface. About 100 km from Cabo, Cabo Pulmo National Park offers some of the best underwater seascapes in the world.

02 3. Go Scuba Diving

5. Run a Marathon

Held in late winter, this race features great weather, unbeatable scenery, and the chance to cool down in the ocean right after crossing the finish line. The Los Cabos International Marathon is a perfect chance to combine sports with vacations!


6. Swim With Whale Sharks

If you still have some energy left after the marathon, swimming with the whale sharks will surely get your adrenaline pumping again. This incredible diving adventure lets you get up close with these beautiful creatures. Talk about an awesome photo opportunity!

02 19. Swim With Whale Sharks

7. Visit the Botanical and Cultural Gardens

A great way to spend a day is strolling among the cacti at the local botanical gardens. Learn about some unique species that you will not see anywhere else.


8. Catch a New Movie

In need of a quiet day?  Head over to Puerto Paraiso Mall and catch one of the many feature films shown at the theater.

02 4. Catch a New Movie

9. Go Golfing

Love golfing? There are plenty of world class golfing greens in Cabo San Lucas. Grab your gear and get ready for a hole-in-one.

02 6. Go Golfing

10. Visit Todos Santos

Todos Santos is a quaint town founded as a mission in 1724. Its artisanal markets are the perfect places to visit if you want to pick up unique souvenirs to bring home to your family and friends. 

02 7. Check Out Todos Santos

11. Ride a Water Taxi

Who said all taxis are cars? In Cabo San Lucas, you can get from A to B in a truly unique vehicle.

02 8. Ride in a Water Taxi

12. Lounge on Lover's Beach

Lover's Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Cabo. The warm waters, golden sands, and stunning views will have you falling in love with Cabo in no time. 

02 10. Lounge on Lover_s Beach

13. Take a Luxury Yacht 

There is nothing more romantic than holding your significant other's hand and watching the sun go down. Except, perhaps, doing so on a luxury yacht. Take a sunset yacht and finish off an active day in Cabo in a romantic setting.

02 9. Take a Sunset Cruise

14. Enjoy Some Italian Food

This might sound counterintuitive, but the Italian food in Cabo is to die for. We recommend checking out Salvatore's, heading over to the Doc Wine Bar, or trying the oven-baked pizza at Captain Tony's.


15. Shop at the Beach

One unique aspect of Cabo culture is the local artisans strolling the beaches offering their unique wares. Buy some neat souvenirs as you relax on the beach getting a suntan.

02 12. Shop at the Beach

16. Tour the Marina

The marina in Cabo San Lucas is worth a visit in and of itself. Stroll along the pier and check out the many shops and restaurants that line the oceanfront. 

02 13. Tour the Marina

17. Go Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

If surfing seems a little too extreme but you still want to get out on the waves, you can go stand-up paddleboarding. This experience allows you to drift along the beach, getting beautiful views of the shoreline as you dip your toes in the water. 

02 14. Go Stand Up Paddle Boarding

18. Dance The Night Away at El Squid Roe

The nightlife in Cabo San Lucas is unbelievable, and one of the best clubs to try is El Squid Roe. With the flashing lights and boppy music, you'll be sure to have a night to remember.

02 15. Dance The Night Away at El Squid Roe

19. Go Ziplining

Some people visit Cabo to decompress. Others go to live intensely and participate in rip-roaring outdoor activities. If you want to add some adventure to your stay, Cabo Adventures' zipline tour is an ideal option. 


20. Check Out Local Art

There are some truly incredible art galleries near Cabo, and if you love gallery walks, a day tour to nearby San Jose del Cabo will not dissapoint! 

02 17. Check Out Local Art

21. Stay at a Luxury Villa

There is a unique selection of luxury villas sprinkled around Cabo. They usually include incredible amenities, like stunning ocean views or private chefs, and make your trip to Cabo all the more special. 

02 18. Stay at a Fancy Villa

22. Try the Best Mexican Cuisine

You can't go to Mexico without trying some of the local cuisines.  We recommend sampling some of the incredible fish or shrimp tacos in the area. Have them with a classic margarita for the true Mexican experience.

02 20. Eat Some Mexican Cuisine

23. Hike the Pedregal

During your stay in Cabo, you won't want to miss a chance to hike the Pedregal. This gorgeous mountain offers stunning views of the city below. Plus it's a great way to work off all the tasty fish tacos you will be enjoying. 

02 21. Hike the Pedregal

24. Relax at Medano Beach

One of the best beaches in Cabo San Lucas is Medano Beach. This gorgeous beach is the perfect place to splash in the waves or simply  sunbathe and take in the view.

02 22. Relax at Medano Beach

25. Spend a Day at Flora Farms

If you love the outdoors, you don't want to miss the chance to spend a day at Flora Farms. This organic farm is packed with fruits, veggies, and flowers. You will surely learn something new, and you can taste the delicious produce, too!

02 23. Spend a Day at Flora Farms

Plan What to Do in Cabo San Lucas

With this extensive list of what to do in Cabo San Lucas, you will be able to plan the perfect getaway to the area. Pick and choose from this incredible list of activities and make your dream vacation come true.

Ready to plan the perfect vacation to Cabo San Lucas? Book your stay at one of Pisces Luxury Collection's unique villas and get ready to enjoy the best getaway of your life.

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