Cabo San Lucas is a major port city located at the southern tip of Baja California Peninsula, in Mexico's Baja California Sur state. The road distance to the less popular cruise port San Jose del Cabo is approx 33 km (20 ml), or around 30 min travel time.
Cabo San Lucas has population around 80,000 (metro over 300,000). Cabo is rated one of Mexico's top 5 tourist destinations, best known for its beautiful beaches, balnearios (medicinal baths), scuba diving locations, marine life. A heavily trafficked destination for tourists is Los Cabos Corridor, with numerous timeshares and resorts along the coast between San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas.
San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas form together a major tourism travel destination, with over 900,000 annual hotel guests. Both cities are served by Los Cabos International Airport. The airport serves domestic flights connecting to Mexico City, Culiacan, Los Mochis, Guadalajara, El Bajio, Loreto, Tijuana, Mazatlan, Monterrey. International flights connect with Canada (Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Kelowna, Montreal, Ottawa), USA (Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Portland Oregon, Sacramento, Seattle, Milwaukee, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Detroit, Minneapolis-St Paul, NYC, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Austin, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, Washington DC) and UK (London).
Cabo houses a wide range of wildlife, including sharks, rays, birds, and fish, like striped marlin and mahi-mahi (dorado). Cabo San Lucas features the world's highest paying marlin tournament. Despite rising concerns over general safety for tourists traveling to Mexico, Cabo remains among the safest destinations in the world. Pods of whales are often observed in the area in the winter.
The port city is also a popular port of call for many cruise companies. Cabo San Lucas also provides a small international airfield, handling air traffic for general aviation flights as well as air taxi service. Many travelers get around the area via the numerous local taxis which service the primary parts of the city, the Corridor and the airport. A system of small buses is also available to be used by locals and tourists, which costs a few pesos and is much less expensive than taxis.
Cabo San Lucas cruise terminal
The port has no dedicated cruise terminal (building). Cruise ships in Cabo San Lucas anchor in the bay (offshore) from where their passengers are tendered to the yacht marina (inner harbor). The marina is located at just 10-min walking distance (along the waterfront) from the city center.
Port Cabo San Lucas cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Mexico. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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