Talk of the Town – Issue 40

New Show to Feature Southern BajaDestination Baja Sur_40-r2

The new series Destination Baja Sur with Bill Boyce—a celebrated TV host, marine biologist, and angler—will soon bring the state of Baja California Sur to prime time with a special, 13-episode series showcasing the region. He’ll explore the coast, stopping at unique locations in search of adventure. The show is set to air on the NBC Sports Network, the Pursuit Channel, and the World Fishing Network later this year. For more information, go to www.destinationbajasur.com.

Tequila El Charro is the Spirit of MéxicoFAMILIA-BOTELLAS-charro-1

If you want to enjoy the spirit of México after your time in Los Cabos has come to an end, there’s no better way than to pick up a few bottles of tequila before you head to the airport. Tequila el Charro is a leader in the robust tequila industry and a product of Arandas, Jalisco. Not only are its flavors bold and memorable, but its socially responsible processes make you feel good about purchasing a bottle…or two. For more information, go to www.elcharrotequila.com.

Italian Breakfasts Beckon inDowntown Cabo San Lucas
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The enticing aromas wafting outward from Pan di Bacco act as a potent morning magnet on passersby, drawing locals and visitors with the smell of freshly made breads and aromatic espresso-based coffee drinks. Once inside or at an outdoor table surveying the city’s two main thoroughfares, one can enjoy the full range of continental pleasures offered at this popular Neapolitan-themed bakery and café. From quiche and croquettes to brioche and rum cake, Pan di Bacco offers a slice of European-style hospitality in the heart of Cabo San Lucas. For more information, visit www.pandibacco.com.

Cabo Sails Debuts ‘Green’ Sailboat   espiritu_santi

This Cabo San Lucas sailing charter company has been a popular choice among visitors and enthusiasts for 14 years, providing exceptional quality and service for private sailing, snorkeling, and sunset sails. A new and particularly wonderful experience is sailing aboard Cabo Sails’ 100 percent solar-powered 44-foot Espiritu Santi, the only sailboat in Cabo San Lucas powered by an electric engine. Cabo Sails is helping to minimize the carbon footprint left behind by responsible travelers who are mindful of the wonders of Los Cabos. For more info, go to www.cabosails.com.

Cabo Unico Offers One-of-a-Kind Tequila Experiencecabo_unico_tequila

When it comes to selecting tequila, there’s a lot to consider, including flavor, quality, and province. Of course, real enthusiasts know that looks matter, too. For those reasons and others, more and more enthusiasts—and Los Cabos visitors—have begun collecting Tequila Cabo Unico, which pairs traditional agave tequila with beautiful, handcrafted bottles. These artistic creations are made individually, employing centuries-old techniques that salute the rich history of México and tequila. To learn more—and to see a gallery of bottles—go to www.loscabosguide.com/tequilacabounico.

Sunset da Mona Lisa Sets SailCARTA MONA LISA CHARTERS-1

The Mona Lisa Group—the team behind Sunset da Mona Lisa restaurant—has created a small family of businesses that are all known for their high-quality service. In addition to the landmark Tourist Corridor restaurant, in recent years they’ve debuted Pan di Bacco in downtown Cabo San Lucas and the Mona Lisa del Mar I, a gorgeous 35-foot 2007 Contender with marlin tower. Built to accommodate up to six people, it’s available for charters beginning at $490 U.S. for a half-day. And, as part of the Mona Lisa Group, the Mona Lisa del Mar offers those who charter it a special deal: The Sunset da Mona Lisa chefs will prepare one course of the meal—free of charge—from the freshly caught fish for the angler and his guests, when they also enjoy other delicious dishes and, of course, its famous view. For more information, go to www.sunsetmonalisa.com.

Sendero San José Offers Limited-Time DiscountSenderos_residencial

The exclusive, one-of-a-kind Sendero San José gated development within Club Campestre offers residents a private retreat with world-class amenities and access to golfing, a premi­­er beach club, an infinity pool, children’s play area, and more. And, for a limited time, potential residents can take advantage of unprecedented discounts. For more information, email gfranco@buildmexai.com or visit www.senderosanjose.com.

Southern Italy Comes to Southern Baja

The new La Tarantella restaurant has brought the flavors of Southern Italy to the heart of Cabo San Lucas. The cozy space—it seats up totarantella_restaurant 50 people—offers guests a fantastic assortment of wines, a lovely terrace space, live music, and a farm-to-table concept. México City native Oscar Huerta heads the kitchen, which specializes in affordable home-style Italian-Mediterranean fare. A culinary veteran, Huerta has been preparing Italian food for some 15 years. And there are excellent pairings for every meal; the restaurant serves wines from México, Argentina, and Italy that have been personally selected by its chief sommelier. For more information, go to www.latarantellacabo.com.

City Express Provides Home Away from Home

A recognized international brand, City Expresscity_express now offers Los Cabos visitors two options when it comes to accommodations. With its modern interior design and incomparable customer service, the 135-room City Express Plus Cabo San Lucas offers business and vacation travelers the luxury of having an affordable yet comfortable home away from home. Work or relax from the 28-room City Express Suites Cabo San Lucas spacious and private suites, complete with a living room and kitchenette. Km 2 on the Tourist Corridor, Cabo San Lucas, www.cityexpress.com/en. City Express Plus Cabo San Lucas (135 habitaciones) cuenta con diseño interior de vanguardia y estándares internacionales de calidad en el servicio, para quienes gustan de trabajar o descansar en un ambiente más sofisticado—sin pagar más. Cuando tus viajes de trabajo se prolongan por más de una noche, City Express Suites Cabo San Lucas (28 habitaciones) es una gran opción donde podrás trabajar o descansar en un espacio amplio, privado y con todas las comodidades; como si estuvieras en casa con habitaciones equipadas con cocineta y sala de estar. Km 2 Corredor Turístico de Cabo San Lucas-San José del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, www.cityexpress.com/es.