Los Cabos is a Mexican resort municipality that is situated at the end of the Baja California Peninsula. It contains several different towns including Los Barriles, Cabo San Lucas, Miraflores, San Jose del Cabo, Santiago and Todos Santos. It covers a combined area of thirteen hundred square miles and contains over one hundred and sixty-four thousand residents. Los Cabos has an annual temperature of seventy-seven degrees Fahrenheit. Between September and May, the average daytime temperature is eighty degrees Fahrenheit and the average nighttime temperature is around sixty degrees Fahrenheit. The remainder of the year the daytime temperature is over one hundred degrees Fahrenheit and the night time temperature is around eighty-two degrees. This municipality enjoys over three hundred and twenty-five sunny days each year and has a rainfall of just under ten inches a year. Most of this rain occurs during the hurricane season which lasts from mid August to the end of October.
A popular attraction in the Los Cabos municipality is Pasado Marina de Museo. This museum exhibits and highlights contemporary and traditional Mexican art. It is situated on Boulevard Marina and is right next to the shoreline. Some of the exhibits that are housed at this museum also deal with the fishing industry in the region. Exhibits include the different types of sharks and fish from the beaches of the area. Most of these beaches are tourist attractions in and of themselves. These include the beaches of Playa Acapulquito, Palmilla, Playa Migrino, Santa Maria, Chileno, Costa Azul, Lover’s Beach, Twin Dolphin, Playa El Medano, Tourist Corridor, Westin, and Los Frailes.
Todos Santos is another popular attraction in the municipality. This coastal town sits at the foot of the Sierra de la Lagun Mountains and is about an hour away from Cabo San Lucas and La Paz. This town has a population of around four thousand people and it is known for its large variety of eclectic shops and art galleries. It also has a large collection of fine restaurants, colonial buildings and boutique hotels. This town can trace its history back to the nineteenth century when it had a prominent position as the sugarcane capital of Baja. This can be evidenced by the abandoned sugar mills that are all over the area. Today, the area still enjoys a prominent agricultural position, but the main crop is no longer sugar cane, but acacado, mangos and papayas.
Bahía Concepcion is one of the secret treasures of Baja Sur. This bay is one of the largest in Baja Sur and lies on the Sea of Cortez. It is situated about twenty miles south of Mulege and has over fifty miles of splendid beaches. Some of the beaches that are located here include the popular Playa Armenta, Playa Punta Arena, Playa Los Cocos, Playa Buenaventure, Playa Los Naranjos, Playa El Requeson, Playa El Coyote, Playa Escondida and Santispac. Isla Espíritu Santo is an island that receives a large number of tourists a day. This island is located in the Gulf of California and is connected to Isla Partida by an isthmus. This island covers an area of thirty-one square miles and is the twelfth largest island in the country of Mexico. The entire area is protected by UNESCO and is listed as a biosphere. The island is uninhabited and is very important to the eco-tourism industry of Mexico. One of the most popular attractions at this island is sea kayaking. Many visitors will kayak the ocean currents that are around the island. Located on Isla Partida is one of the nicest beaches in Baja Sur. Its called Ensenada Grande Beach and it was voted one of the prettiest beaches in the country by Travel Magazine. It has also been called one of the top twelve beaches in the world.
Other attractions in Los Cabos include Punta Lobos, Galeria Santa Fe, Charles Stewart Home, Cabo Adventures, Museo de la Casa de Cultura, Misione de Nuestra Senora de Pilar, Los Amigos Smokeshop and Cigar BarCasa Franco Gallery, Teatro Marquez de Leon, Quadman ATV Rentals, 4×4 Desert Safari, Legends Live Music and Bar, Hotel Cabo Inn, Cardon Gallery, EcoCat Sailing Catamaran, Wide Open Baja Cabo Test Track, Iglesia de San Lucas, Cabo Magic Sportfishing, Vitrofusion Glass Blowing Factory, Cabo San Lucas Country Club, Desert Park Natural Reserve, Sancho Panza Wine Bar and Bistro, Cabo Submarine, Los Cabos Deep Blue, Cactus Spa, Jungle Martini, Pancho’s and Rips Bar, Villa La Estancia Los Cabos, Fabrica de Vidrio, Baja Wild, Marlin Alley, Hotel Quinta del Sol, Pepe’s Dive Center, Riu Santa Fe All Inclusive Hotel, Lighthouse of the False Cape, Cabo del Sol Golf Club, Mercado Mexicano, San Jose’s Estuary and Bird Sanctuary, Villa La Estancia Los Cabos, Cabo Dolphins, Cabo Real Golf Course, Seven Crown Hotel, Arte de Origen, La Mision de San Ignacio, Cabo Pulmo Marine Preserve, Bahia de Cabo San Lucas, La Candelaria, The Blue Agave, Sea Turtle Camp, The Giggling Marlin, Los Arcos and El Squid Roe Nightclub.