The seventh busiest airport in Mexico, Los Cabos International Airport serves the whole area of Los Cabos, which includes San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. It handled over three million passengers for two years—in 2013 and 2014—and has become the most important airport in Baja California Sur.
In 1997, the airport’s renovation and expansion was supervised by Mexican architect Manuel De Santiago-de Borbon Gonzalez Bravo, who also happens to be the great-grandson of Queen Isabella II of Spain. He was the brilliant mind behind famous buildings and national sites in Mexico which includes the Palacio Legislativo de San Lazaro and the Mexican Houses of Congress Palace.
Los Cabos International Airport is a hub to more than 20 major airlines flying to and from international and domestic destinations.
What to see & do
If you want to experience a low-key Baja Peninsula, San Jose del Cabo is the place to go. San Jose del Cabo encapsulates the beauty of Baja, with its breath-taking resorts, world-class dining, vast golf courses, and numerous outdoor activities.
When in San Jose del Cabo, you may visit magnificent landmarks such as the Land’s End, Church of San Lucas, and the Cultural Center. Do water-related activities like scuba diving, fishing, and cruising. Try scuba diving and kayaking at the Cabo Pulmo Marine Park. Trekking and other off-road activities are also offered in the city. Also check out the San Jose del Cabo’s Estuary and Bird Sanctuary, home to over 200 bird species.
Buy souvenirs and other specialty finds at the Puerto Paraiso Shopping and Entertainment Plaza, Marina Cabo San Lucas, or Shoppes at Palmilla. Eat authentic Mexican cuisine at the La Casa del Dorado, Mariscos Mocambo, Mi Casa, and El Patio.
Enjoy a night cap at the following bars and clubs around the city: No Worry’s Bar and Grill, The Office, Mango Deck Beach Club, Two For The Road, and Cabo Wabo, among others.
When spending a vacation at San Jose del Cabo, there you can choose accommodations that will fit in to your budget, whether if it is cheap, mid-range, or on splurge.
How to get around within San Jose del Cabo
Taxis are rented and readily made available at the city. Though these are not metered, drivers offer rates that are negotiable to passengers. Remember to agreeing upon a deal with the driver first before getting in.
Rental cars are also the best option to take if there are no shuttle services offered in the resort or villa you are staying in. However, you must be well adept with Mexican driving or at least speak fluent Spanish to avoid trouble on the road, or better yet, you will need a third party liability.
Transportation companies also offer shared and private transfers in shuttle vans.
How to get there
There are daily scheduled flights from selected airports going to Los Cabos International Airport. If you’re coming from Los Angeles, fly with Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, or United Airlines. These major carriers also fly from different regions in the United States like San Francisco, Dallas, and Denver. From Vancouver, Canada, you may take flights offered by Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, and Westjet. There are also flights available coming from Toronto and Edmonton.
Other major Mexican and American airlines also serve Los Cabos International Airport.
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