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    The Pristine Desert Pools and Hot Springs of Santa Rita

    The desert oasis at Santa Rita in Baja California Sur – Video courtesy of Oscar Ortiz If you’re ready to explore some of Baja’s natural wonders that lie off the beaten path, the breathtaking freshwater pools and hot springs of Santa Rita are for you. Located not far from the beautiful waterfall at Sol de Mayo, Santa Rita is a true treasure tucked into the rugged canyon landscapes of the Sierra de La Laguna mountain range. Plan a day trip from Cabo San Lucas to the aguas termales (thermal waters) of Santa Rita, which can be reached via a drive through dusty desert roads past the small villages of Santiago…

  • Scuba Diving in the Sea of Cortez at Cabo Pulmo Marine Park in Baja California Sur Mexico
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    Cabo Pulmo Offers World-Class Diving in Baja Sur

    Celebrated among the world’s top scuba diving and snorkeling destinations, Cabo Pulmo Marine Reserve ranks as one of the most prestigious dive spots for eco-travelers in search of incredible marine life and pristine waters. Situated in Baja California Sur approximately 2 hours by car from Cabo San Lucas, this is an easily accessible day trip for Los Cabos visitors with outstanding guided excursions available. Nearby, Villa Bahia de Los Frailes, a luxurious 4-bedroom vacation rental, offers a convenient home base close to Cabo Pulmo. A breathtaking living testament to one of the world’s most successful conservation efforts, Cabo Pulmo teems with marine life. Rainbow-hued reef fish swim among colorful varieties…

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    Wild Fall Fun! FREE Activities

    Wild Fun this Fall! Kick up the excitement and make your villa vacation in Los Cabos unforgettable by experiencing the area’s sights with the great tours from Wild Canyon Adventures. Book a villa between 8/22/19 and 12/15/19, for travel from 10/1/2019 through 12/15/19 and receive a $200 credit good toward Wild Canyon Adventures, in addition to our complimentary villa extras! Valid for new reservations only of 3+ nights. Not available for La Paz area or Bahia de los Frailes villas. Contact us for details. . While supplies last. Wild Canyon offers a variety of exciting tours, including zip-lining, bungee bombers, camel rides, and fun-filled ATV and UTV tours of the desert outback,…

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    Whale Watching Season is Here in Los Cabos

    Every winter, migrating gray and humpback whales make an epic journey traveling thousands of miles along the Pacific coastline from Alaska to the warm lagoons of the Sea of Cortez where they give birth to their young in sheltered waters. From the months of December through April, visitors in Los Cabos, Mexico enjoy the incredible opportunity to view these magnificent creatures up close on guided whale watching tours. Watch whales spout and breach on their way along the shore. Several outstanding tour companies offer you this incredible bucket list experience of viewing whales as they make their way along the Baja California Sur coastline. Cabo Expeditions offers intimate small tours…

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    Whale Sharks: Swimming with The World’s Biggest Fish in Baja

    The word “shark” often strikes fear into the minds of those who hear it, conjuring legendary scenes from Hollywood movies. A notable exception to the shark infamy, whale sharks are gentle giants that cut a graceful figure swimming through the Sea of Cortez in Baja California Sur. There are only a few places in the world where visitors can view these majestic creatures up close, and La Paz, Mexico happens to be one of them. From early winter to late spring, excursions are offered to view whale sharks accompanied by expert guides. You can cross the experience of swimming with whale sharks off your bucket list when you take a tour with the team of…

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    Heroic Rescue Frees Humpback Whale in Los Cabos, Mexico

    Last week, our friend Oscar Ortiz of Cabo Expeditions had the opportunity to assist an entangled whale in distress off the shores of Los Cabos, Mexico. The winter months are the best time of year to view migrating whales in the waters of Baja. Unfortunately, on rare occasions these magnificent creatures run into trouble due to human activities. As the owner of widely respected local tour operator Cabo Expeditions, Oscar is passionate about the marine environment and the unique challenges facing sea life in the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez surrounding Los Cabos. Here, he shares some highlights and photos from the whale rescue. To book a whale watching tour…

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    3 Top Snorkeling Spots in Los Cabos, Mexico

    If you want to get up close with some of Cabo’s colorful undersea creatures, there are some really incredible spots to snorkel in Los Cabos. The beautiful waters of the Sea of Cortez are home to an amazing variety of marine life. This profusion of sea life once prompted famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau to nickname the Sea of Cortez “The World’s Aquarium.” A variety of snorkeling tours are available, departing throughout the day from the Cabo San Lucas marina. Here are 3 of our top picks for spots to snorkel in Cabo: 

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    Loreto Allure: History, Ecology, Golf & Luxury Make This Baja Gem Shine

    Just an easy 2-hour flight from Los Angeles, Loreto feels worlds away. Overlooking the Sea of Cortez, this destination has captured the attention of eco-travelers, adventure seekers, history buffs, golf aficionados, and those looking for a laid-back getaway. Loreto is a region coming into its own as a luxury vacation getaway committed to celebrating its unique cultural and natural heritage. While there are breathtaking new resorts, the vibe in Loreto is still refreshingly relaxed. This fall, Alaska Airlines will be increasing flights to Loreto to 6 days per week from LAX, making it easier to visit.

  • Giant manta ray being cleaned by Clarion angelfish and others at Socorro Island in Mexico
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    Mantas & More: Diving at Socorro Island, Baja Sur

    Located approximately 240 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas in the Pacific Ocean, the Revillagigedo Islands are a mecca for scuba diving enthusiasts. This group of 4 islands (San Benedicto, Socorro, Roca Partida and Clarión Islands) has been called the “Galapagos of Mexico” for the astonishing abundance of marine life surrounding them. One of the most popular spots for divers is known as “The Boiler.” This submerged seamount serves as a much-visited cleaning station for many large pelagic species including giant manta rays. Recently, CaboVillas.com President, Don Hirschaut and CFO, Michelle Hoffman, had the opportunity to revisit these pristine islands for an incredible live-aboard diving experience with the outstanding team of Nautilus…

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    Diving with Whale Sharks in the Sea of Cortez

    Diving with whale sharks is one of the most unforgettable experiences in Baja California Sur. The incredible team of Cabo Expeditions leads guided day tours departing from Cabo San Lucas to visit the pristine waters of the Sea of Cortez just off of La Paz to encounter these majestic creatures up close. These gentle filter feeders are the largest fish species in the world and can reach lengths of up to 40 feet or more! The knowledgeable guides of Cabo Expeditions are some of the best in Baja and provide fascinating information about the area’s unique marine ecosystem and conservation efforts to preserve it. Plan it: Cabo Expeditions Tours