San Jose del Cabo
San Jose Del Cabo, located in Baja California Sur, offers the entire family a great vacation experience.
Scuba Diving | Snorkeling | Water Sports | Other Activities | Lodging | Getting There | Driving Distances
We are all aware of the fact that locating that little “out of the way" place whereby you can find the best activities, accommodation and food is somewhat pleasurable.
Well, vacationing in San Jose del Cabo will certainly provide you with that pleasant feeling.
Scuba diving is one of the most popular activities here.
There are a sufficient amount of locations for which you can go scuba diving here, with varying levels of difficulty. A place to dive can be found for all divers, from beginners to advanced, whereby they can explore the waters which surround the area.
During the summer months Orcas, Giant Pacific Mantas, and schools of 200 to 300 Manta Rays can very often be seen.
There are also the Sea Lions, enormous schools of fish, and White Tip sharks that interact with divers. There are over seventeen types of living corals located between San Jose Del Cabo, Cabo Pulmo and Cabo San Lucas.
These three places, commonly known as Los Cabos, are a few kilometers from each other.
Scuba diving is available in Los Cabos all year round. In the summer season visibility can extend beyond 80’ with the water temperature being between 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
The water temperatures drop during the winter months. However it does bring with it a greater abundance of marine mammals.
You can even put on your flippers and mask in San Jose and go off snorkeling around the coast.
Your snorkeling gear is provided by the company that takes you on your ultimate snorkeling adventure.
It is possible to swim with the fish whilst you snorkel. Whilst swimming through the clear waters you can interact with each species, if it is safe to do so.
Regardless of which snorkeling tour you choose to take, the views are amazing. Snorkeling is possible at various locations, for an unforgettable time.
Other Water Sports
Glass bottom boat cruises
One of the other very popular activities in this beautiful saeside enclave is the sport fishing.
Here there is a chance to catch Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Tuna, Wahoo, Roosterfish, and many more.
The local “pangas" of La Playita are the specialty in San Jose. They offer a relatively inexpensive way to catch fish. Surf fishing can also be rather productive here, which is great fun for the entire family.
You will even find great fishing off the beach. So all that is required is a picnic and away you go.
Lodging in San Jose del Cabo
There is certainly no lack of places to stay when in San Jose Del Cabo. Whether you prefer to stay in the luxury of the resorts or opt for the simplicity of a small rented villa or conventional hotel, all levels of lodging are available.
Most importantly, they offer a friendly, courteous, and professional service for which they are famous for.
Even though this place is located in the southernmost tip of Baja California Sur, between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortes, you can fly to San Jose del Cabo from Los Angeles, USA, and from Mexico City.
Driving time from the USA-Mexico border is over 20 hours on Highway 1. Add up another 2 hours on Highway 19.
The bus journey from Tijuana to La Paz to San Jose is about 30 hours. There is an international airport in Tijuana.
Distances between San Jose and nearby places
Cabo San Lucas: 18 miles.
Cabo Pulmo: 38 miles.
Los Bariles: 50 miles.
Todos Santos: 68 miles.