Cabo 101 – LCM 47 Summer 2017

Cabo 101

Whether you’re traveling with kids, looking for the spring break experience in summer, seeking peak relaxation, or wanting to get your adrenaline going, we’ve got a summer cheat sheet for you
By Beto Haro and Ashley Alvarado


School’s out for summer! Now’s the time to put away the textbooks and unplug the alarm clock. Why worry about science homework—or your kids’ homework—when you can instead focus on figuring out the perfect formula for fun and relaxation. Throughout this issue of Los Cabos Magazine, you’ll find tips for great summertime food, beach escapes, and more. And here we’ve put together a summer cheat sheet that will help you ace your Los Cabos summer vacation, whether you’re seeking new adventures, some old-fashioned R&R, or quality time with the family.

Spring Break All Year Long

We know how it is. You wanted to break away this spring for a trip down to Cabo with friends but work (…or school…or life) got in the way. Fret not. Downtown Cabo San Lucas is home to a vibrant nightclub district, where you can dance from dusk till dawn all year long. This is, after all, the home of Cabo Wabo Cantina (, the club founded by Cabo San Lucas godfather Sammy Hagar. And spots like El Squid Roe (, Giggling Marlin (www.gig, and Mandala ( have earned fans from across the world…and maybe a little infamy, too. Want the full spring break experience? Make sure to grab a beach towel and head to Médano Beach. The downtown Cabo San Lucas beach is not only the city’s most swimmable stretch of sand but also one of the liveliest destinations in all of Los Cabos. Here you can spend the day swimming, sunbathing, and sipping margaritas at spots like Mango Deck ( or Milky Way Café and Deli (

Om Away from Home

Mango Deck is a legendary beach club known for its spring break vibe.

Looking to get away from the bustle of everyday life back home? It’s time to discover the softer side of Los Cabos, a destination that boasts just as many spas as it does nightclubs—if not more. Start your day with sunrise yoga on Médano Beach followed by a green juice at SUR Beach House Los Cabos ( Interested in finding a private yoga instructor for your stay? You’ll discover an entire list of resources at Treat yourself to a full-body aromatherapy massage or other treatment at Aura Spa ( at Tesoro Los Cabos on the Cabo San Lucas Marina. Jasha Spa & Salon ( at the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa features Ayurvedic treatments, special children’s services, a host of spa treatments, and even an ancient, pre-Hispanic sweat lodge used to promote well-being. Really want to treat yourself? Try the 90-minute Body Detox, which includes an overall body cleanse with a dry-brush exfoliation, a cool stone massage, and a restorative gel wrap. Koral Center ( in San José del Cabo offers holistic services at its health center as well as at Manoma (, its on-site wellness center. Practice yoga, enjoy a relaxing and therapeutic facial, and explore Tlali Amor’s menu of acai bowls and smoothies.

Wee, the People

Despite Los Cabos’ well-deserved reputation as a playground for grown-ups, there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy. Solomon’s Landing ( on the Cabo San Lucas Marina offers a children’s menu; Mi Casa ( is particularly kid-friendly with high chairs and changing tables; and Jack’s Bar & Grill ( has a pirate theme that will delight children of all ages. Several Los Cabos resorts offer family-focused features; there’s a pirate ship pool at Villa del Arco ( and a Kid’s Club at Solaz Los Cabos ( And there’s plenty to keep the wee ones entertained all day: Ride specially trained camels at Camel Quest (, explore the Cabo San Lucas Bay aboard the bright-yellow Cabo Submarine (, or master the high seas on the pirate-themed Buccaneer Queen and Cabo Legend tour ships ( Every kid is guaranteed to love the Dolphin Discovery ( experience in San José del Cabo, where the whole family can swim with dolphins and snap some frame-worthy photos.

Wild Ones

There’s no better place to release your inner daredevil than Los Cabos. The desert-like Baja outback is perfect for off-road racing and riding dirt bikes. Check out Baja Dirt ( and Off Road Runners (www.wild if you’ve got a need for speed. Want to take your vacation to the next level? At Wild Canyon, the Monster Ziplines just happen to be the longest zip lines in Los Cabos. The eight-line tour will have you flying 300 feet high over awe-inspiring canyons.

From top: The Solomon’s Landing menu has something for everyone; get your adrenaline going at Wild Canyon; Jasha Spa & Salon at the JW Marriott features a pre-Hispanic-style sweat lodge used to promote well-being.

And that’s not all the adrenaline-spiking the park has to offer: You can also bungee jump from 300 feet high or swing from the gondola at—you guessed it—300 feet off the ground. Another fun way to get high in Cabo is with Cabo Flyboard (, which allows clients to soar above the Cabo San Lucas Bay on a hover board-like Flyboard designed by Franky Zapata. The acrobatic moves offer quite a workout and make for the best profile pictures…ever.

So, what are you waiting for? Your Los Cabos vacation awaits!