San Jose del Cabo (Baja California Mexico)

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San Jose del Cabo cruise port

Hawaii - Mexico - Panama Canal

Local Time
09:16 16 Nov 2018

23.06366 N, -109.69626 W

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San Jose del Cabo is a port city in Baja California Sur state (Mexico), with population around 100,000 (metro over 300,000). The road distance to the more popular cruise port Cabo San Lucas is approx 33 km (20 ml), or around 30 min travel time. San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas form a major tourism travel destination, with over 900,000 annual hotel guests. The city is served by Los Cabos International Airport.

San Jose del Cabo (Mexico) cruise port

  • The settlement was established as Catholic church mission in 1730. Nearby Rio San Jose was useful to the Spaniards as source of fresh water for the galleons (large, multi-decked sailing ships) traveling between North America and Philippines.
  • Rio San Jose empties into an estuary in southern Baja, after flowing underground for 39 km (24 ml) from Sierra de la Laguna mountains. For over 250 years, the river was used for drinking water and irrigation. Until early-20th century, the river used to flow above ground. An 1 km long sand bar divides the estuary from San Jose del Cabo Bay (Sea of Cortez).

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