Los Cabos or Cabo San Lucas

Old Dec 31st, 2017, 01:16 PM
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Los Cabos or Cabo San Lucas

Looking for a get away for 4 days but know very little about either place. I know people love going to Cabo but never know which Cabo they mean.. Mexico is not high on our vacation list but thought we would try it for a few days in late January or early February. We enjoyed going to Cancun area once for a destination wedding but that is too far for a short visit. Takes all day to get there. We like resorts with good pool, ocean views, restaurants, gym but really don't care if it is "party place". Recommendations?
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Los Cabos is a term that covers the entire area... the airport, town of San Jose del Cabo, the tourist "Corridor" with the resorts, and then the town of Cabo San Lucas.

Basically 3 different areas are covered by the term.

If you want to be near a town, then Medano Beach in Cabo has nice resorts and hotels. If you want a large resort property (All Inclusive or not) and don't want to go to town or don't mind a taxi ride, then the Corridor might suit you.

I'm not familiar with San Jose del Cabo personally but it's known to be a bit quieter and more laid back and also features a small downtown area with resorts out along the coast/ocean/beach.

ps- When people say just "Cabo" most likely they are referring to the town of Cabo San Lucas... Medano Beach, the Marina, etc.
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Suze is correct. Check a map of Los Cabos to get an idea of the layout. We stay in either CSL or San Jose and like both. Never have stayed out on the corridor.
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