Top things to do

Top Choice Landmark in Cabo San Lucas

Land’s End

Land’s End is by far the most impressive attraction Cabo has to offer. Hop on a panga (M$175) and head to El Arco (the Arch), a jagged natural feature that partially fills with the tide. Pelicans, sea lions, sea, sk…
Top Choice Church in San José del Cabo

Iglesia San José

The colonial-style Iglesia San José, built to replace the 1730 Misión San José del Cabo, faces the spacious Plaza Mijares.
Top Choice Italian in Todos Santos

Café Santa Fe

The insalata Mediterranea (steamed seafood drizzled in lemon juice and oil) will make even seafood haters change their ways. The open-air kitchen, designed by the owner himself, allows you to see the food as it’s be…
Top Choice Museum in Tijuana

Museo de las Californias

The Museo de las Californias chronicles the history of Baja California from prehistoric times to the present. The exhibit kicks off with replica cave paintings, then covers important historical milestones, illustrat…
Top Choice Cantina in Ensenada

Hussong’s Cantina

The oldest and perhaps liveliest cantina in the Californias has been serving tequila since 1892. A Friday or Saturday night will be packed with locals, a sprinkling of tourists and touting mariachis. The history is …
Top Choice Historic Building in Ensenada

Riviera del Pacífico

Opened in the early 1930s as Hotel Playa Ensenada, the extravagant Riviera del Pacífico, a Spanish-style former casino, is rumored to have been a regular haunt of Al Capone. It now houses the small Museo de Historia…
Top Choice Mexican in San José del Cabo

Mi Cocina

Set inside the Casa Natalia hotel, Mi Cocina is as classy as dining in San José gets. The decor is artistic, the mains sublime, and desserts (such as vanilla flan or basil ice cream) are creative culinary masterpiec…
Top Choice Park in Loreto

Parque Marine Nacional Bahía de Loreto

This park makes Loreto a world-class destination for all types of outdoor activities; a number of outfitters offer everything from kayaking and diving along the reefs around Islas del Carmen and Coronado to horsebac…
Top Choice Island in La Paz

Espíritu Santo

A treasure of shallow azure inlets and sorbet-pink cliffs, Espíritu Santo is one of La Paz’ gems. It’s part of a Unesco World Heritage site comprising 244 Sea of Cortez islands and coastal areas, and a worthy day tr…
Top Choice International in La Paz

Las Tres Virgenes

An elegant oasis of a restaurant where you can dine in an atmospheric courtyard surrounded by leafy trees and statues. The menu includes both traditional and innovative dishes like seafood risotto, roasted bone mar…