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Cruising Article – 2012-09-13

Cabo San Lucas offers exotic escapes on land and sea

Mexico, Cabo San Lucas

Travelers looking to explore the wonders of Cabo San Lucas have several itineraries available to them through Princess Cruises. Located in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, Cabo San Lucas offers a wide variety of activities to individuals looking to unwind along a sunny coastline adorned with white sand beaches. If you've never been on a Mexican cruise to this region before, here are the key sites to discover:

Medano Beach
Medano Beach is located in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, putting visitors between the beautiful coastline and delectable restaurants that line the beach area. Here, you can expect to find vibrant white sand and crystal clear waters, perfect for a wide variety of watersports.

Whether you're interested in snorkeling or jet skiing while on your Mexican cruise vacation, Medano Beach is a great place to do so. When visitors have had their fill of daytime dalliances, they often walk over to the beachside nightclubs and fine restaurants for an evening of sensational entertainment. Get to know Cabo San Lucas' dazzling nightlife, which many people come to experience each year, including celebrities.

Land's End
While exploring Cabo San Lucas on your Mexico cruise vacation, a voyage of discovery to Land's End is a must. This rugged rock formation is located on the southernmost tip of the baja, and it continues to draw locals and tourists alike. Land's End is one of the prime locations for sea lions to congregate, making it a unique place to discover for animal lovers and nature enthusiasts. El Arco, or The Arch, is perhaps the most sought-after site at Land's End. It's the creation of years of ocean erosion, and it can be explored in full when sea levels are at their lowest during October.

Scuba diving and snorkeling
While on your Princess Cruises vacation to Cabo San Lucas, you may want to take advantage of the crystal clear waters and mingle with the local marine life. There are exotic species that can only be seen under the sea, and they attract many visitors to this region every year. What better way to enjoy this exotic locale than with a snorkeling or scuba diving lesson with experienced professional that allow travelers get up close to these picturesque species?

Ziplining through the canopies
In addition to having clear blue waters and white sand beaches, Cabo San Lucas boasts beautiful lush, green landscapes that give travelers a wide variety of outdoor activities to choose from. Individuals who have dreamt of ziplining high above the trees can navigate the verdant landscape suspended in the air in one of the several Cabo San Lucas parks. Some would argue that ziplining is the best way to see the sights from a bird's eye view.

Cabo Dolphin Center
Dolphins are friendly, playful and entertaining, and travelers have the chance to get up close and personal with these renowned sea mammals at the Cabo Dolphin Center. The facility is conveniently located at Land's End and provides several educational activities for adults and children alike. Visitors have the opportunity to take a closer look at the dolphins after they display their agility and swimming skills during shows hosted at the venue. At the Cabo Dolphin Center, you'll also find a lounge style restaurant and a modern boutique shop.

There's no better way to explore all that Cabo San Lucas has to offer than on a Princess Cruises vacation. There are also shore excursions that can take you these parts of the region and give you the opportunity to explore more of Cabo San Lucas’ culture. With numerous itineraries to choose from, it’s never been easier to escape completely®.