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Tequila is made from the fermented and distilled sap of the blue agave plant and was the first distilled spirit on the North American continent. Most all tequila producers are located in and near the Jalisco State of Mexico. In the 1500s, the Spanish adapted the indigenous drink pulque, fermented from the maguey plant, into mezcal, which was eventually distilled into the tequila we drink today, using agave. Cuervo would be the first distillery to bottle tequila in the late 1900s when others were still using barrels.

Tequila is given a category based on age and color. Blanco (white or silver) is un-aged tequila, while “Gold” tequila is bottled young. Rested tequila is aged in oak for at least two months and Añejo has aged for a year or more. To be classified as tequila, it must be made from no less than 51% Weber blue agave. The finest tequilas are 100% blue agave distilled for about nine years. It can still be high quality if not 100% blue agave, but when it falls in the 80-85% range, it is more standard fare. It also doesn’t have to be aged more than a year after distillation, but the older the tequila, the smoother it will be.



The recommended places below will be able to offer expert advice on good quality tequila. When you rent your Cabo San Lucas vacation rental, you also have the option to hire private tequila tastings.

Cabo San Lucas

Pancho’s Restaurant & Tequila Bar
One of the best dining operations in Cabo, Pancho’s is likely the first name you’re given when you ask about finding good Tequila. Pancho’s provides tasting classes as well.

Arriba Tequila Bar
Offers the best tequilas nationally and internationally where you can try each one in the tasting each Friday.

J&J La Casa del Habano
A cigar shop to buy authentic Habanos (Cuban Cigars) but also specialized in Premium Tequila and Mezcal tastings.

Macho Tequila Boutique Bar
Nice variety of tequilas with samples available.  Located behind Solomon’s Landing in the Tesoro resort.

San Jose del Cabo

Habanero’s Gastro Grill & Tequila Bar
Habanero’s will happily provide guidance to more novice tequila tasters. The bar has received an award for its know-how from the Mexican Tequila Regulating Agency.

Antiqua Los Cabos
This unique store is filled with handcrafts, designer linens, fine leather and unique beverages but Antigua Los Cabos also offers complementary tequila tastings. You will learn about top notes, undertones and finishes of these premium distillations. They feature carefully selected tequilas and tequila-based liqueurs.

Los Barriles de Don Malaquias
Habanos and Tequilas. Unique bottles, good selection (260 tequlias), specialty almond, coffee and tequila liquors and hand crafted miniature white oak barrels. Free tequila tastings daily with 52 tequilas to choose from.


– Costco for the best price and a very good selection.
– Europa located at the mall on the marina.
– Boulevard Vinos y Licores
– Duty free shop at the airport
– Cabo Duty Free
– Cabo Wabo Boutique and Tequila
– Tequila’s House Liquor Store
– El Sureño Liquor Store
– Tequila Town
– La Cofradia Tequila – Factory Store


You can take back 2 bottles per person for checked baggage only.

Cabo San Lucas has a rich fishing history and over the years has developed into the “Marlin Capital of the World.” How did this Cabo sport fishing craze start? The early history of Los Cabos started as a small fishing village. Because of the abundance of Tuna, Cabo San Lucas developed into a commercial fishing industry and by 1927 the historic Cannery was established. Then by the late 1950s, the Mexican Government ended commercial fishing with the goal to develop Cabo San Lucas as a major tourist destination with a focus on sport fishing. The area expanded over the next thirty years with villas and hotel developments. In 1981, Bob Bisbee started the Black & Blue Marlin Tournament which has become one of the largest payouts in sport fishing history. Through the 80s and 90s as sport fishing was developing, Los Cabos became the world’s top destination for sport fishing.

Sport Fishing

From Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo to the East Cape, you will experience the best sport fishing in one condensed area at the tip of Baja California Sur. Once reserved for the wealthy and private yachts, sport fishing in Cabo is now the number one attraction for beginner and expert anglers. Sport fishing is popular all year around, but in October and November you will encounter the world-famous Marlin, Bill Fish, Dorado and Tuna Fishing Tournaments. World class anglers travel from all over the globe in pursuit of the champion fish. Whether you’re a beginner or expert, it is common to catch Marlin, Dorado, Roosterfish, Tuna or other large fish varieties on your very first trip out.

2018 Tournaments

10/14/18 – 10/18/18 – Los Cabos Billfish Tournament

Since the first resorts appeared in the late 1950s and early 1960s, anglers have been lured to the abundance and enormous billfish.

10/18/18 – 10/21/18 – Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore

This tournament pits anglers in a competition to top the previous year’s record

10/23/18 – 10/27/18 – Bisbee’s Black and Blue

Anglers compete for black or blue marlin, dorado and tuna.

11/7/18 – 11/10/18 – WON/Mercury Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot

Surf/Shore Fishing

All areas of Los Cabos beaches are great for shore fishing. One well known spot is called “Rooster Alley” in Los Frailes. There are plenty of companies that offer guided surf fishing trips that can direct you to the best fishing spots, but just about any stretch of coastline offers up the chance to catch any number of species. From catching Roosterfish along the sandy beaches to angling Sierra and Dorado on a mixture of sandy beaches with rockpiles. The rocky point areas where you find the reefs and rocky ridges are great areas to try your luck for Califorina yellowtail. Also, look for rocky outcroppings where you can cast from atop to target hogfish and several varieties of snapper and grouper species.

Fishing from the shore does not require any documentation or restrictions, but just make sure you cast at a safe distance of at least 250 meters away from any swimmers. The most important thing to remember when surf fishing is to never turn your back to the water! The current is very strong and can easily sweep you away if you’re not careful. Below are a few types of fish you may encounter:

• Roosterfish (fun to catch but not for eating)
• Sierra (great eating species of mackerel)
• Groupers (mostly leopards)
• Snappers (including cabrilla and pargo)
• California Yellowtail
• Dorado
• Jack Crevalle (fun to catch but not for eating)
• Pacific Snook

Fish Calendar

December – February – Striped Marlin, Shark

March – May – Yellow Tail

April – September – Snapper, Snook

May – July – Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Cabrilla, Grouper, Mackerel, Rooster Fish

July – November – Mahi Mahi, Wahoo

September – November – Yellow Fin Tuna, Sail Fish, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Dorado

Recommended Fishing Charter

Pisces​ ​Sport​ ​Fishing​

Charter operators provide top-notch rods and reels spooled with fresh line. And they provide the lures, leader line and terminal tackle for any opportunity that might arise. The fishing fleets in Los Cabos are very knowledgeable and professional and will ensure you are given the optimal opportunity to reel in the perfect catch.



Back to Vacation Rental after a successful trip

While enjoying your Cabo vacation rental, there are three amazing Organic Farms in San Jose del Cabo that are worth spending a whole day exploring. Flora Farms is a unique restaurant located on a 10-acre organic farm & 150-acre ranch in the Las Animas area just outside of San José del Cabo. Next, is Acre Baja, home to a 25-acre organic farm and restaurant with exceptional farm-to-table cuisine in a uniquely stylish setting. Last but not least, Los Tamarindos, one of Los Cabos region’s largest organic farms with rich history dating back to 19th century. Make your reservations early as they book up months in advance.

Flora Farms

Flora’s Field Kitchen

Established in 1996, this 10-acre farm in the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains has become a leader in the region for organic, sustainable farming. From Fresh-baked breads made each morning to meats that are sourced from Flora Farms’ 150-acre ranch this will be a unforgettable tasteful experience. On Sundays the restaurant serves a brunch with dishes like herb scrambled farm eggs and lemon ricotta pancakes. Select areas of Flora Farms are available for private gatherings for special occasions.

The Farm Bar

The Farm Bar is a field-side gathering place for relaxation and celebration with daily live music. Along with cocktails, wine, and beer on tap, the Farm Bar serves amazing specialty cocktails such as the heirloom carrot Farmarita and also discover new flavors like the Mezcal Margarita.

Shops at Flora Farms

Discover the shops featuring fashion, jewelry, body care, gifts, food, coffee, wine, beer, special interests and activities. There’s also a small grocery where visitors can purchase freshly baked bread and produce.

Cooking Classes, Farm Spa, Painting Lessons

A few days a week, you can schedule a cooking class and learn to make Roasted Vegetables with lime cilantro cream and tomatillo salsa, corn tortillas the old-fashioned way, Seasonal Tamale Class, and regional salsas. Nestled around papaya trees and the herbs and flowers of the spa garden, enjoy massages, facials, spa manicures and pedicures, men’s and women’s hair services, and more. Also, join in Prestigious artist Francois Paris (owner of O Gallery) for Plein Air Painting Lessons.

Acre Baja

Home to a 25-acre organic farm and restaurant showcasing exceptional farm-to-table cuisine in a uniquely stylish setting. Drive down a country dirt road until you reach your unexpected destination, a tropical oasis, out in the middle of nowhere. Surrounded by lush palms, this stunning setting offers a wonderful experience. Combined with the boutique tree houses, the bar and restaurant, and beautiful grounds, are in itself a perfect destination.

Upon entering, you will encounter stone walkways with dim lighting surrounded by palms, until you reach a concrete staircase that leads you to the bar and dining room. On your way you will pass the on-site distillery and shops. The Acre bar also has an incredible cocktail menu. The list is long and it echoes the amazing cuisine menu, with many ingredients sourced from the on-site organic garden. You will not be able to resist the Herb-Smoked Negroni or the Adelita and Tres Amigos, or the impressive wine list.


Whether an intimate gathering for 20 or a large extravaganza, Acre is a perfect place for a celebration. With their unique spaces, award-winning food and drink, on-site accommodations, the opportunities are limitless.

Los Tamarindos

One of the Los Cabos region’s largest organic farms with rich history dating back to 19th century, when it was used to cultivate sugar cane. Its history is seen by the ancient tamarind trees for which the farm is named.

The 17-acre farm features a variety of crops, including tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, zucchinis, beets, kale, chard, arugula, lettuce, and herbs. The incredible taste of the fresh food with a wide variety of styles and combinations is just perfect. You can enjoy a guided tour through their farm and learn a little more about the process of organic farming. Enjoy the amazing views of the natural surroundings and the farm during daytime, and at night and you can have the chance to enjoy a beautiful sunset. A perfect location for small or large gatherings.

Cooking Classes

The beautiful kitchen with stone walls and wooden ceilings is a perfect setting for hands on classes with the chef. Learn to cook succulent dishes from the Mexican and Mediterranean cuisine. After the class, share a common table tasting the fruits of your labor while you enjoy the view of the fields and the breeze of the Sea of Cortez.

Just 30 minutes north of Cabo San Lucas is the quaint and artsy town of San Jose del Cabo. This historical town features art exhibits, superb restaurants, a local town square with a colonial mission and cute narrow cobblestone streets.  San Jose del Cabo was the original community in the most southern tip of Baja California when the original Mission de San Jose Anuiti was built in 1730. The current church residing in the square was rebuilt in 1932. Today, San Jose is the up-and-coming trendy town, coming alive with a vibrant musical scene, art galleries, chic shops, boutiques, and exquisite dining, yet it still has the old-charm feel that portrays real life in a Mexican small town.  You will fall in love with this charming colorful town, encounter warm people, and be entertained at the center town square for weekend festivities. Enjoy and take your time exploring the unique charm that this town has to offer during your stay in Los Cabos.

Must Experience: Three Inspiring Events to Discover

San Jose del Cabo Artwalk – Thursdays, 5pm-9pm, November-June

The ever-growing weekly Art District has become the cultural center of Los Cabos with many high-end fine art galleries. More than a dozen art galleries take part in an exquisite art display plus many restaurants participate with food samples and drinks for the guests. It has quickly become one of the top tourist activities in Los Cabos and it’s recommended that you discover it. Also, the municipal plaza, in the town square, has an organic market starting at 5pm.

Mercado Organico – Saturdays, 9am-3pm

An entire Saturday can be spent strolling between booths at the Organic Market. Festivities include jugglers, face-painting booths, and live folk music to keep the whole family entertained. It’s a great place to shop for local produce, handmade items, jewelry, fresh aguas frescas, and food vendors.

Wirikuta Experience & Cactus Botanical Gardens – Wednesday Evenings

A unique and spectacular Los Cabos Nighttime Theater Experience. Staged in the famous Wirikuta botanical garden pyramids at Puerto Los Cabos, you will enjoy a three-hour cultural experience with stadium style seating. Tickets can include dinner, transportation, and open bar.

Must Eats: Favorite Restaurants with Live Music

Organic Farm to Table Restaurants

There are 3 wonderful Organic Farms in San Jose del Cabo that are worth spending a whole day exploring. Flora Farms is a unique restaurant located on a 10-acre organic farm & 150-acre ranch in San José del Cabo. Make your reservation early as it is booked up for months ahead. Next, is Acre Baja, home to a 25-acre organic farm and restaurant with exceptional farm-to-table cuisine in a uniquely stylish setting. Third, is Los Tamarindos, one of Los Cabos region’s largest organic farms with rich history dating back to 19th century.

La Lupita Taco Y Mezcal, Live Music (Thurs/Fri/Sat)  – $-$$

Cabo’s best and most creative taco menu is at this rustic old style restaurant. Enjoy fresh tortillas stuffed with fish, cheese crust pastor, pork belly, al pastor, duck mole, scallops and many more!

Tropican Inn

Located in the Historical San José’s Downtown, Tropicana Restaurant is one of the most frequented restaurants by tourists and locals. It has become the place to enjoy delicious food & great live music entertainments. It is also a charming boutique motel.

Mi Cocina at Casa Natalia, Live Music – $$$

For authentic style Mexican dishes and live music, this hacienda-style boutique hotel in downtown San Jose is a perfect stop. Visit the brightly colored bar in the back and find amazing bartenders preparing their famous spicy mango martini or classic margaritas.

La Osteria, Live Music (Thurs/Fri/Sat) – $$-$$$

Great place where you can enjoy some delicious tapas and drinks with your friends while a band performs for you. It has been noted that famous musicians from U2 have played a surprise impromptu set.

7 Seas, Live Music (Friday) – $$-$$$

Located in the Cabo Surf Hotel and Acapulquito Beach, near the famous Zipper’s Surf Beach is one of the “best kept” secrets. Notable events include memorable full moon dinners pairing specially designed menus with live jazz. Food style is Mexican, Mediterranean, and Asian Fusion.

Hotel el Ganzo, Live Music (Saturday) – $$$

At El Ganzo you’ll feel like you’ve arrived someplace special, someplace different. It’s a hotel that boasts in creativity, originality and service.  Whether you’re in the main restaurant, on the roof, or at the beach, you’ll find lots of delicious choices.

Baja Brewing Company, Live Music (Thurs/Fri/Sat) – $$

Baja Brewing is the original craft beer of Los Cabos Baja and the favorite spot for craft flights and good food.

The Container, Live Music (Thurs/Fri/Sat) – $$

The Container is located at the Puerto Los Cabos Marina, and gives you priceless views of the marina, the yachts, and mountains while you sip their famous mojito and savor fresh seafood, delicious ceviche, grilled tacos, shrimp casserole, steak and more. 

Villa Vista del Mar Querencia Private Vacation Rental with Panoramic Views of Sea of Cortez

While in San Jose del Cabo, stay at this stunning private vacation rental villa with panoramic spectacular views.

A popular question we often hear is “Where is it safe to swim in Cabo?” Below is a complete list of all the beaches and recommended activities and safety precautions for each beach. When you book your private villa with Baja Sur Vacation Rentals, the list below and the detailed map of beach locations, will serve you well in your vacation planning.

Water Safety

Beach Resorts use a flag system to indicate water safety. Depending on the weather, flag colors may change, so be sure to always check on current beach conditions. Even on swimmable beaches, exercise caution due to these seasonal changes. 

Red – Dangerous
Yellow – Caution
Green – Safe
Blue Flag Beaches– World-renowned eco-certification awards for being clean and accessible, great water quality; meets high safety standards; and works hard to protect local shorelines and ecosystems.

Cabo San Lucas

PEDREGAL(Pacific Ocean): NO Swimming or Wading Near Shore Break
A beautiful and pristine beach, but there is no swimming allowed on any beaches located on the Pacific Ocean side because of strong and dangerous currents, harsh waves, and under toes.

PLAYA SOLMAR (Pacific Ocean): NO Swimming or Wading Near Shore Break
Located on the Pacific side of Land’s End, Playa Solmar offers spectacular views and long stretches of white pristine sand. Beach vendors are not allowed access. Absolutely no swimming is allowed because the strong currents and powerful shore break is very dangerous.

LOVER’S BEACH (Sea of Cortez): Swimming, Snorkeling, Kayaking
Lover’s Beach (Playa de Amor) is located on the Sea of Cortez side near the famous stone arch (El Arco). The only access to this beach is by water taxi from the marina or Medano Beach. Make sure to arrange for your return trip. Swimming and snorkeling is good on the Sea of Cortez side depending upon the water conditions.

DIVORCE BEACH (Pacific Ocean): NO Swimming or Wading Near Shore Break
Warning! While at Lover’s Beach do not attempt to wade or swim on the neighboring Pacific Ocean side, called Divorce beach, as strong and dangerous under toes are prevalent and very dangerous.

MEDANO BEACH (Sea of Cortez): Safest Swimming, All Water Sports, Blue Flag
Medano Beach is the safest swimming beach in Cabo San Lucas in the middle of downtown and all the major happenings. The water is calm so is great for swimming. Here you will find all the water activity rentals. Since this beach is the most popular, it tends to be very crowded.

CANNERY BEACH (Sea of Cortez)(La Empacadora Beach): Swimming, Kayak, Blue Flag
For a more peaceful experience, this small beach (located at the end of Marina Blvd. past the Navy base) is popular with locals. This hidden gem is a private, but public beach, with no vendors and is great for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking.


Tourist Corridor

PLAYA MONUMENTOS (Monuments Beach): Surfing (No Swimming)
This small beach is good for expert surfing only. It is the closest surfing area to Cabo San Lucas. Great to explore the rocky terrain. It is below Sunset Da Mona Lisa Restaurant with incredible sunset views.

PLAYA CABEZA DE BALLENA(Whale’s Head Beach, Punta Ballena): Swimming, Snorkeling
Great beach for snorkeling and swimming. It’s also a nice sandy beach for sunbathing and relaxing.

PLAYA BARCO VERADO (Shipwreck Beach):Swimming, Snorkeling, Diving
Great for swimming, snorkeling, diving, and tide pools. Although swimming is generally safe, proceed with caution during times when the sea is rough. This is a common diving location for tours. It is located by the Sheraton Grand and the Hacienda Resort.

PLAYA LAS VIUDAS(Widow’s Beach or Twin Dolphin Beach): Swimming, Snorkeling, Blue Flag
This beach should be top on your list as it has many private coves and scenic rock formations. Great for swimming, snorkeling, and has excellent tide pools.

SANTA MARIA BEACH: Safest Swimming, Snorkeling, Blue Flag
Another beach that should be top on your list is Santa Maria Beach. This beach boast calm, clear waters which is perfect for diving, snorkeling, and swimming. It is claimed as a marine sanctuary with an abundance of tropical fish. This beach is great for families.

CHILENO BEACH: Safest Swimming, Snorkeling, Diving, Blue Flag
Great for families, snorkeling and diving. Several reefs are situated in these calm, clear waters with an abundance of marine life consisting of over 80 species. This is a common area for snorkeling and diving tours. Public restrooms and showers are available as well as sandy beach areas and shady places to rest and relax.

TEQUILA COVE (Hilton Cove or Playa Bledito): Swimming, Water Sports
Very safe for swimming and water sports as it has a man-made break water.

PUNTA PALMILLA: Swimming, Snorkeling, Water Sports, Blue Flag
Beautiful and private cove with a large bay perfect for swimming, snorkeling and water sports. Great for families. Near the luxurious One & Only Pamilla Resort.

EL TULE BEACH:Expert Surfing (No Swimming)
Good for the expert surfing only as it has a very strong break with fast swells coming in both directions. Driftwood and boulders on the beach.

PLAYA ACAPULQUITO(Old Man’s Beach & The Rock): Surfing (Risky Swimming), Blue Flag
South of the Arroyo is The Rock and Old Man’s surf breaks. The Rock is best for intermediate surfers and Acapulquito Beach is good for beginners or long boarders.  Good swimming during calm seas.

PLAYA COSTA AZUL (Zippers Beach): Surfing (Risky Swimming)
Home to the world-famous Zippers surf break situated North of the Arroyo and is for advanced Surfers. Swimming is risky and only recommended for surfers. Many surfing competitions take place here every year.

San Jose del Cabo

PLAYA HOTELERA(Hotel Beach): NO swimming, Surf Fishing
A long, open sandy beach with great scenery and good for surf fishing, beach walks (especially at night), horseback riding, and beach volleyball. No swimming allowed as there is a strong undertow.

Located at the north end of Hotel Row. No Swimming as the waves and undertow are strong and dangerous.  Also, a freshwater lagoon that has over 350 species of wildlife and beautiful vegetation. Great for bird watching and hiking around the area.

LA PLAYITA and EL GANZA BEACH CLUBSafe Swimming, Water Sports
At the marina in San Jose del Cabo are two small swimmable beaches. El Ganzo is a beach club with is open to public for small fee. Playita Beach has a roped-off swimming area and regular beach for swimming, skim-boarding, surfing, and other water sports.

What is your ideal dream Los Cabos Vacation? As we explore the best things to do in Cabo San Lucas, a great place to start your vacation is with the basics – the Beach.

The Los Cabos area is made up of two main towns, San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas and both towns are connected with a 20-mile stretch of beaches along the Sea of Cortez, named the Tourist Corridor. Most of the beaches are located on the Sea of Cortez which has a variety of beaches to choose from. Some beaches offer scenic beautiful rock formations with pounding waves crashing on the shore, while other beaches are stunning long stretches of sand for soaking in the sun, strolling, or horseback riding. When you book your Cabo vacation rental, stay informed with more details on swimmable beaches in, “Cabo Water Activities: To Swim or Not to Swim

Public Beaches Verses Resort Beaches

Long empty stretches of sand are common along the beach. All the beaches are basically open to the public but be aware that resorts are permitted to claim the beach above the high tide line and area is sometimes blocked off. Otherwise, you’re free to stroll, explore, and settle on most any beach.

Cabo San Lucas Beaches

Cabo San Lucas has three main beaches: Medano Beach, Lovers Beach, and the Cannery Beaches, each offering unique experiences. Medano Beach is the most popular beach in downtown Cabo San Lucas which includes an array of resorts, water activity rentals, and bars/restaurants. Lovers beach (Playa de Amor) is accessible by water taxi only from the marina to Lands End. Lovers Beach boasts the most popular attraction in Cabo, the famous stone arch (El Arco). For a more peaceful beach experience, you can discover the Cannery (also known as Playa Coral Negro) beaches. This hidden gem is a public beach, but also very private with no vendors.

Corridor Beaches

The Tourist Corridor Beaches are located on the Sea of Cortés between Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. You will find a variety of swimming, non-swimming, shore fishing, and surfing beaches including Monuments Beach, Punta Ballena, Shipwreck Beach, Widow’s Beach, Santa Maria Beach, Chileno, El Tule, Palmilla, Tequila Cover, Old Man’s Beach, Costa Azul and others.

San Jose del Cabo Beaches

The breathtaking beaches of San José del Cabo are perfect for long strolls, sun bathing, horseback riding, beach combing, and shore fishing which includes Hotel beach and Estuary beach.

Where Are The Beaches?

Below is an interactive map of all the beaches in Los Cabos and the proximity to your Cabo San Lucas Luxury house rental.

For more information on booking your next Cabo San Lucas Vacation Rental please email at reservations@bajasurvacationrentals.com

Baja Baby Gear is the brainchild of owner Jenni Reichert who experienced excess baggage fees for all of her baby Wyatt’s gear when traveling from Cabo to the U.S. She has specifically targeted timeshare families staying for a week or more as well as families who have rented vacation homes in the area. She also offers a baby concierge service, delivering baby supplies along with the equipment. Almost all of the equipment was shipped in from the U.S. so as to give the traveling consumer peace of mind in familiarity. Known brands such as Graco, Chicco, Disney are represented in her rental inventory.

Jenni converted her garage into a storage room for immediate access to her inventory. She charges a $25.00 delivery fee for orders under $100.00 Free delivery for orders over $100.00. Items are priced for daily and weekly rentals. For example a high chair is $35 per week or $7.00/day. A box of toys is $14.00/week, a crib $65/week. Cribs come with complimentary bumper pads, bedding and mobile. A car seat is $50 for the week. Fold away beds, portable toddler beds, mosquito netting for cribs, car seats for 2-5 year olds are also available with plans to expand depending on requests.

Cleanliness is always an issue and when items are picked up after each rental they are washed with a soapy solution and water. Any cloth items are machine washed with Dreft. All gear is then steam cleaned. The equipment is then sterilized with Lysol and plastic wrapped to be stored. When items are requested for use, they get another once over with Clorox. Finally, when she delivers the items she gives them one last wipe down with Lysol wipes.

Baja Baby Gear is a member of the Baby Travel Pros Association which is a collection of international baby equipment rental companies, who all adhere to a high standard of safety and quality practices.

When traveling to Los Cabos with little ones leave all your equipment and gear at home and contact Jenni at info@bajababygear.com. You can see her entire inventory with prices at www.bajababygear.com Renting on line and making arrangements for pick up or delivery upon your arrival is available. Local cell: 044-624-157-9123

The Baja Peninsula consists of 2 states.  Baja Norte and Baja Sur.

Cabo is located in Baja Sur and the state capital is La Paz, located about 1 1/2 hours north of Cabo.

Recently I came across some interesting facts about Cabo and Southern Baja.  

Almost 40% of the Southern Baja residents were born in another part of Mexico.  (I always enjoy locating a Cabo native and learning from them about Cabo in the early years)

Baja Sur is the least populated state in all of Mexico, however the population of Southern Baja has doubled in the past 20 years. (637,026 people at last count) 325,433 men and 311,593 women. 96% of those age 6-14 attend school.

There are almost 11,000 people who speak an indigenous dialect.

Religion:  82.7% Catholics,  7.5% Christians of different denominations.

Commerce and Service employees 72.4% of the population with 17.5% working in manufacturing and construction.  9.2% work in agricultural activities.

Electricity has reached 96.7% of the homes with 87.8% receiving water from the city.

94% of homes have TV, 88.6 have refrigerators, 69.7% own at least one car, 40.7% have a telephone, 41.5% own a computer, 33.2% have internet and 86.5% own at least one cell phone.

Please feel free to add any other interesting facts you may know about Cabo and Southern Baja.

March 21 is a national holiday in Mexico celebrating Benito Juarez Day.   Benito Juarez was born on March 21, 1806 and died July 18, 1872.  His full name was Benito Pablo Juarez Garcia and he was a lawyer and politician from Oaxaca.  He served 5 terms as President of Mexico from 1858 to 1872.  He is known for being the first Mexican leader who did not have a military background and was also the first full-blooded indigenous national ever to serve at President of Mexico and to lead a country in the Western Hemisphere.  During his reign he resisted French occupation, overthrew the Empire and restored the Republic.  He is also known for his liberal efforts to modernize the country. 

Today he is remembered as a progressive reformer dedicated to democracy and equal rights.  His time as President is known as La Reforma (the reform), and “constituted a liberal political and social revolution”. His photo is on the 20 pesos bank note.

Mexican banks, state and federal offices and local offices will be closed today.

Cactus World San Jose del Cabo
Cactus World San Jose del Cabo

I had the opportunity to visit Cacti Mundo on a recent visit to San Jose del Cabo and enjoyed walking through this wonderful Cacti garden.  Having lived in the desert for many years I thought I had seen every cactus possible, but not so.  The variety of the Cacti found in Cacti Mundo (Cactus World) is amazing.  It’s a relatively small garden with so much to see.  The cost is only 30 pesos and worth it.

Cactus World San Jose del Cabo

Cacti Mundo is located in San Jose del Cabo.  To get there go past Hotel Row and turn left at the El Presidente and entrance to the Estuary.  Cacti Mundo is about 1/2 mile up the street on the left side as you are heading into downtown San Jose del Cabo.