Top 5 Cabo Beaches

Although travel restrictions are currently in place for the majority of the world, it doesn’t hurt to dream about a vacation to Mexico. When it is safe to vacation again, consider visiting Cabo San Lucas. Cabo San Lucas is a world class tourist destination that is located on the southern tip of the Baja California Sur peninsula. The area has a pleasant climate that is warm, sunny and dry most of the year.  There are excellent restaurants, great shopping, and some of the best beaches in Mexico.  Cabo is also a great place to buy a second home in Mexico. Villa La Estancia Cabo is a modern hotel-condo concept property that offers homeowners the best of both worlds. Expats who want a perfect vacation home in Mexico get a private beachfront residence, and access to luxury resort amenities and services, too. Keep reading below to learn more about the top 5 Cabo beaches to check out.

#1 El Medano Beach

El Médano beach is one of the top Cabo beaches. The luxurious Villa La Estancia property is located on this popular beach that is ideal for swimming. With amazing views of the El Arco rock formation, you can take a boat from El Medano beach to see El Arco up close for yourself. For an unforgettable view and experience, you can try parasailing from the beach as well. Also, El Medano beach has vendors selling food, locally made handicrafts and souvenirs. There isn’t a better way to shop than from the comfort of a beach lounger, right? You can even enjoy a deep tissue massage right on the sand. Friendly and hardworking masseuses are available to give you a massage on the beach.   

#2 Love Beach

Our number 2 beach to visit is known as Love Beach. Love Beach is considered a romantic spot that earned its name because locals claim that when two people go to Love Beach, three people end up leaving. Love Beach has desert dunes in the background that makes for a picture-perfect setting.  The sparkling sea views will take your breath away, but no swimming is allowed at the beach due to strong currents. Instead, Love Beach is a great spot to enjoy a picnic or soak up the sun.   

#3 Divorce Beach

Divorce Beach is situated next to Love Beach. This is another beach that doesn’t allow swimming as it has a beautiful yet rocky shoreline with strong tides. Divorce Beach is less crowded so if you want to get away from it all, it is a great spot. Make sure to bring an umbrella, snacks and drinks with you as there are no restaurants in the area.  

#4 Chileno Beach

Chileno Beach is the 4th Cabo beach to visit. Known as the most popular public beach in the area, Chileno Beach has public bathrooms and showers for beach goers. Also, lifeguards work in the area to help keep swimmers safe.  Chileno Beach has plenty of parking although it can become quite crowded during weekends and holidays.  If you like snorkeling, you will love that you can walk into the ocean and snorkel around vibrant coral reefs. Lastly, if you love people watching, Chileno Beach is a great choice since it is quite popular. 

#5 Santa Maria Beach

Our 4th choice for the top 5 Cabo beaches is Santa Maria Beach. Santa Maria Beach has crystal clear water and beautiful white sandy shores. Plus, there are lovely small tidepools in the area that are filled with crabs and fishes. You may even see tiny hedgehogs that are known to nestle among the rocks. Little ones will love playing in the tidepools, and adults will be impressed by the amazing sea views.

Do you hope to visit sunny Cabo San Lucas one day? If you do, try to visit the top 5 Cabo beaches. If you want to buy a second home in Mexico, consider Villa La Estancia Cabo. Villa La Estancia Cabo is a hotel-condo concept property that has private beachfront residences for sale. Plus, our resort quality amenities and services will make every visit to your vacation home feel like a dream. Special 100% Free Cancellation policies are now in place to provide added flexibility for travelers during the COVID-19 crisis. Contact us at Villa La Estancia today to schedule future travel. We can’t wait to show you what a dream vacation home in Mexico looks like!

delicious cabo cuisine

Delicious Cabo Cuisine

Mexico is a vast and vibrant country with so much to offer to the world, and one of the greatest gifts Mexico has given to the world, we feel, is its wonderful and unique cuisine. The food is different in every area of the country, but we think Baja California offers some of the very best in culinary traditions. Seafood lovers should definitely plan a vacation to the peninsula sometime in the future, if only to test the dizzying array of fresh seafood available here year round. Here are a few of the dishes we think are absolute must-try meals when you are staying somewhere in Baja California.

Cabo Cuisine Recommendations

Comida de Pobres

Even though the name of this dish literally means “the food of the poor” we promise you that you will feel like a king or queen while you eat it! This traditional example of Cabo cuisine is a seafood soup with a difference; rice, beans, and a mix of vegetables served in a delicious broth alongside warm flour tortillas. Love at first bite!

Almejas Chocolatas (Chocolate Clams)

Cabo Cuisine that includes chocolate clams is a definite must; these clams are huge at roughly 2-3/4 inches long, and are quite meaty in texture. There are plenty of Cabo dishes which feature them, but we highly recommend this one because of its unique and delicious flavour. The clams are roasted on a bed of stones and covered with romerilla (an edible desert shrub) before being served with a variety of salsas and warm flour tortillas. This has to be one of the most iconic regional dishes in Baja California.

Fish Tacos

Fish tacos can be found everywhere in Cabo whether on the streets or in restaurants; small, independent taco stands and large, high-end restaurants alike sell this local Cabo cuisine favorite. You will understand just why when you taste them. Succulent fresh fish and/or shrimp, battered and served in soft taco shells with gorgeous salsas… what more could you ask for?

Machaca de Mantarraya

Don’t be put off by the name. Mantarraya means stingray… yes, stingray … and is one of the most popular types of fish used in Cabo cuisine. You can find it many dishes. Our favorite is this one because of the vibrant and punchy flavour! Shredded stingray meat is simmered with diced tomatoes, onion, cilantro, green chilies and some native spices before being wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.

Other Cabo Cuisine

Baja California has many different dishes to offer, so don’t stop at just these few! You could also try the Marlin Tostadas, roasted or stuffed crabs, or “Chilorio de Abulon Calamar” which is squid seasoned with garlic, oregano, cumin, coriander seeds, salt and pepper in a chili based sauce.

Hmmmm! Join us in Cabo to sample some of the best cuisine in Mexico.