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Sightseeing in San Jose del Cabo - what to see. Complete travel guide

Mexican Building #4 San Jose del Cabo is a city that is a total contrast to its neighbor Cabo San Lucas. Both cities are located quite close to each other, both have the access to the beautiful white beach that forms a 33 km long tourist corridor between the two settlements.
San Jose del Cabo is a quiet little town in Mexico. Its mild climate and cozy territory attract tourists who want to escape from the noise or are eager to spend time with their families in a secluded place with great comfort. San Jose del Cabo has simply everything you need for this - a magnificent natural landscape, golf courses, breathtaking views of the mountains and the Sea of Cortez, luxurious hotels and resorts. Outdoor enthusiasts will find here a large choice of services including marine rides on cutters and boats, diving and fishing, as well as organized camping, hiking, walking on forest areas and visiting historical sites.
In this city you will find relatively inexpensive stores selling clothes, shoes, and various souvenirs. San Jose del Cabo is also the right place to find tasty and nutritious food. Try dishes from the Mexican kitchen as here you will find largest choice of food from relatively simple tacos and tostados (Mexican fast food) to dishes served on special occasions, such as mole poblano or hearty meals made of beans and other vegetables. Copyright
There’re plenty of excellent sightseeing and hiking areas in the city. Those looking for solitude should definitely visit Faked Cape. Here is located a deserted lighthouse built in 1890. The lighthouse has been functioning up to 1961. Faked Cape opens a wonderful view of the seashore and a turtle beach. At a certain period of the year, you can observe turtles to create their nests.
Pelican rock is extremely popular with lovers of nature and scuba diving. Fascinating tours are organized to this area. The rock is found on the territory of a unique marine reserve. Every day, diving tours are organized there. These parts are home for huge populations of exotic fish and other marine species. Daytime and night tours are available to amateurs of diving.
San Lucas church deserves particular attention. It’s an important religious monument built in the early 18th century. The building has maintained its exterior since the times of its completion. Even a huge cross erected over the arch at the main entrance survived. The church has a beautiful old interior, massive wooden furniture and an altar skillfully decorated with sculptures.
The most recognizable landmark at the resort is Cabo San Lucas Arch. So they call the rock that juts out into the sea and that has long acquired contours of a fabulous natural arch. Hundreds of years ago, the bay served as a shelter for pirates. Today, nothing breaks the natural harmony and silence in this area. You can even see sea lions at a certain time of the year. Hiking and aquatic tours are organized regularly for tourists.
There’s a wonderful dolphinarium in Los Cabos. It’ll be an ideal place for family rest. A visit begins with a special excursion during which the guests are told about what unique peculiarities dolphins possess and the history of studying them. After that, visitors are welcomed to a dolphin show. All who wish can swim with sea animals in a special pool and feed them. A memorable photo shoot will be a pleasant completion of the excursion.

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in San Jose del Cabo
♥   Shopping area ' La Marina' Los Cabos, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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National and city parks around San Jose del Cabo
♥   National Park 'Cabo Pulmo' , 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   City Park 'La Ventana' , 116 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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El Arco Cabo San Lucas

From the series “Incredible Natural Arches Built by Water and Wind”
In the immediate vicinity of the arch is Playa del Amore beach - the beach of lovers, one of five most picturesque beaches in the country. It is reachable by boat only, since the beach and the coast are separated by a series of rocks. It is noteworthy, that very near is one of the most dangerous and treacherous beaches of Mexico - Playa del Divorcio, whose name can literally be translated as ‘Beach of the divorced’. Swimming is very dangerous here because of the constant strong waves. Among other ‘rocky attractions’ of the resort Pelican Rock is worth mentioning, next to which there are several unique places for diving. … Read further
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