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Trip Report Trip report for Cabo San Lucas

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Our first trip to Mexico was to Cabo. I was one of those who never wanted to go to Mexico because of different things that I had heard(safety, drinking water, etc.) Well, we had a great time! A few observations.....the roads were really easy to figure out, the golf courses were beautiful, we always got food and drinks in popular areas and had no real problems with Montezuma's revenge(one day had a mini-bout but wasn't too bad). We stayed at the Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach for a week, it was on the Pacific side of Cabo. It was a beautiful resort, the beaches were nice because of the waves and hard surf they were free from crowds of people, but of course no swimming, but nice to just sit on the beach and relax. They have the most beautiful infinity pool at the top of the property that makes you feel like you are on top of Cabo looking down to the ocean, I could have stayed there for hours every day. The best waiter ever at the Sky pool, Julio, made every day at the pool awesome! My husband and his friend golfed three courses through a special deal you can get that we found online, they said they were awesome courses. The pictures I saw were beautiful.
As far as restaurants go, we ate at our resort for some of our meals, but a few different days we went in to town. I would definitely recommend "The Office", how great to be able to eat while your feet are squishing in the sand on the beach! Food was great too! Another place I would definitely recommend is "El Squid Roe", this is one of those places that are not only fun but great food! They had trivia contests, conga line through the restaurant and out on to the street, lots of other crazy things going on, they make your salsa right there at your table, it was so good! On top of all the fun we had, it was my husband's 53rd birthday, and they took all of our drinks off of our tab that night. My hubby was a little leary about ordering a steak there but decided to try it. It was a 23 ounce rib-eye, and OMG! It was THE best steak we have ever had! We always order medium-well, and for getting it fairly well done it was so juicy, flavorful and delicious! Even the veggies and the potatoes were delicious, I just can't say enough about this place!
One of the other highlights of our trip was the whale watching trip we took through, "Whale Watch Cabo". They have Marine biologists that go out on each trip, they are so informative, the boats had a cover on them so you were never in the complete heat of the sun. This is probably the reason that I will come back to Cabo. We went on December 2nd, which is not prime whale time yet. They were very honest about the fact that we might not see any, but WoW did we get an experience! We first saw a huge group of dolphins that were showing off for us for so long doing flips and jumps, they were so fun to watch. Then we also got to see a whale breach out of the water at least five times! We got some of the most amazing pictures I have ever seen, they look like something from a brochure! I would highly recommend this company. It was also nice to be on a boat that doesn't take more than 10 people on it so you aren't fighting for space. They said that the prime time would be between mid-January to mid-February. We will come then next time :-) You get to see the mamas with their babies at that time :-)
Well, overall I would say we had an amazing time, but there was one thing that I didn't like which, other than for the whale watching, would keep me from coming back to Cabo, and that is all the people there that will not leave you alone selling things, argh!! Some people are ok with this and if I was that way this would be a place that I would go to alot, but we aren't. I have been to the Caribbean a few times and have never run into this much there. It was so frustrating to be sitting there having a nice dinner and then somebody is trying to sell me a timeshare, or my husband getting bombarded about timeshares at the golf course, and people at the Marina that you had to keep constantly saying "No Thank You" to over and over and over! So I have to say we had a great time but this was the only glitch in our great time, so you can decide for yourself if this would work for you or not. Hope my review helps.

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