Cabo San Lucas, located on the southern Baja California Peninsula, is a great family-friendly vacation destination, despite its reputation for rowdy nightlife. Many local lodgings offer onsite kids clubs with supervised activities, babysitting options are readily available, and there are many outdoor activities that will appeal to children of all ages.
Here are some activity recommendations that will definitely help when thinking about things to do in Cabo San Lucas:
Swim with Dolphins
This is a very popular activity for children, and even the elderly, as activities take place in shallow water and are not physically demanding. These programs always include highly trained staff who accompany participants at all times. Dolphins are warm, playful and intelligent mammals and the opportunity to swim with dolphins in the water is an experience that children will enjoy tremendously.
Getting wet in the sea around Cabo San Lucas is a must. There are about 600 species of fish along the coasts of Baja California and around 20% of these are endemic, meaning that they found only in this region. Temperatures are great most of the year, and when the weather cools slightly during winter, wetsuits are always at hand. If you are looking for family tours, snorkeling is an activity that is easy to learn, requires no special training or expensive equipment, and is fun for all ages and fitness levels.
If you are looking for family-friendly resorts take a look at the following popular choices:
One & Only Palmilla
This luxurious resort offers many different options to keep your family entertained, including: five tennis courts, a beautiful infinity-edge pool with a waterfall, and a large kids’ club with free gifts and activities.
One & Only Palmilla’s website
Grand Fiesta Americana
Removed from the party atmosphere of Cabo San Lucas this resort offers families the following options: a huge a kids club room packed with toys, art supplies, games, and computers. The hotel also has a gorgeous infinity-edge pool overlooking the ocean, an incredible spa and a challenging golf course for older kids.
Grand Fiesta Americana’s website