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Historical Walking Tour with a Local
Join an Ethical Tour to benefit the community of Los Cabos. By hiring this tour you are contributing and supporting a Community Project that is rescuing local identity thru education. Long ago Los Cabos was inhabited by the mysterious tribe of the Pericú. Later Spanish conqueror Hernán Cortés arrived and slowly the tribe was colonized by establishing the Mission Church… Legends, battles, fortune, burglary, curses, celebrities and more will be revealed as we wander through the old town and you listen to the stories… How does this the project work? Los Cabos, the fastest growing County in Mexico is in much need of reinforcing education about the local culture. With your support; you finance and we organize free educational field trips for Public Schools, NGOs and new resident immigrants. Our objective is to awaken local identity by explaining the town`s customs and traditions… we believe that by having better understanding and creating a sense of respect, pride and belonging; people will care more for the place they call home. Other things to note I advise you do this tour first thing on you vacation; As I can share local tips, places to eat & must visits. The walk is very easy, there are benches to rest. Tour is Wheelchair & stroller friendly. Also good for groups. Please get in touch if you would would like a special schedule.
Luxury Sunset Sail in Cabo San Lucas
We'll start this 2 hour shared sunset sail with must see sightseeing around the famous arch, lover's beach and our sea lion colony where we'll tell you all about the area, the rock formations and some interesting stories about the Cabo history. We plan to hoist the sails and shut the engine off for a relaxed true sailing while listening to music and enjoying our complimentary bar end snacks. According to wind conditions, we will visit the famous meeting point of the Pacific and Sea of Cortez. After sundown, we'll drop the sails and your boat will cruise gently back to the marina. Arriving between December and March? whale watching will be part of your sail. Yeh!! Other things to note For private cruise, please contact me first for a quick quote. You can also extend your cruise to 4 or even 5 hours. It will be my pleasure to attend any special request, just send me a message.
Hot spring soak in pristine biosphere!
We'll meet at Starbuck's right next to La Comer in San Jose del Cabo. A driver will take you about one hour to a protected national park. Near the entrance there is a changing room and toilet. We then take a short, medium difficulty hike down a trail to the river and hot springs, spotting endemic birds, reptiles and plants, surrounded by a pristine natural ecosystem. The entire habitat is protected, including the water, land, flora and fauna. We will soak in healing warm, mineral waters, relax, possibly swim in cool mountain pools, take optional hikes and explore. We will be deeply immersed in Nature. We leave early to miss the hot sun and crowds. * Group of up to 12 now possible with one week notice * Starting time is adjustable if needed. * There may be some hiking on small rock-filled paths. Optional rock climbing. *Larger groups available upon request or you can follow in your car. Other things to note Minimum group size 4 people. For groups larger than 4 you need to have a mid-sized or larger rental car. Directions to Starbucks /La Comer are at the "Where we'll meet" section.
San Jose History walk & Snorkelling Fiesta
If you are looking to get out of the box; this adventure is for you. It involves earth, sea and history all in the same afternoon After meet up, We will head to a local secluded beach to enjoy our snorkelling session away from the hustle of the tourist crowd to a certified blue flagged beach. After Snk sesh, we´ll rinse the salt and change into dry clothes, heading up to discover the bird sanctuary of san Jose which happens to be the place of gathering of our ancient native society the PERICU, and now its also considered a RAMSAR site; excellent for bird watching. We’ll take some time to shoot great pictures of the magical place admiring some local birds and talk about nature (great activity this time of the day). Then for the grand finale we’ll transfer to the old town of San Jose del Cabo to start our walking history tour on this Jesuit village. I will guide you around the history of the missionaries and the church that founded the town, its people, the ancient buildings and the evolution of the local industry passing even through times of war at the plaza back in the 1800’s Ending up with the chance to take some free time to explore and be mexican for an evening wandering in the old streets of San Jose, watching perfomances on the street and getting to try some mexican delights before heading back to Cabo. All an all a magical afternoon well spended local style
@ My Love for Tacos San Jose del Cabo
Are you ready to discover the delicious world of Mexican tacos? Join us on a tasty and fun-filled tour of one of the authentic neighborhoods of San Jose del Cabo, where you'll experience the best of Mexican street food and local beverages. Our experienced guides, Camilo, Max or Axel, will take you on a culinary journey through the streets, introducing you to the delicious flavors and rich history of Mexican gastronomy. You'll have the opportunity to try a variety of traditional tacos, including mouth-watering seafood and carnitas, as well as birria, a flavorful stew made with goat or beef. Along the way, we'll also stop to sample some of the region's most popular drinks, such as agua de jamaica and beer. This refreshing beverage is made from hibiscus flowers and is a staple at Mexican celebrations and gatherings. And of course, what's a taco tour without a cold beer to wash it all down? Our tour is not just about the food, however. You'll also learn about the history and culture of Mexican cuisine from our knowledgeable guides, who will share fascinating stories and insights about the origins and evolution of Mexican gastronomy. So come hungry and thirsty, and let us introduce you to the best tacos and flavors that Los Cabos has to offer.

Dive into local beach life

Sailing & Snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas
You can't miss an ocean trip while in Los Cabos. Before we start, we experience high booking volume. I strongly advise you to contact us before actual booking as our availability might be exhausted. This is a shared cruise, if you wish to have the boat to your self (private cruise) please choose 10 guests. Our cruise together will start right off with a sightseeing making sure you can front seats to see the famous Arch, Land's End rock formation the sea-lion colony and much more. Jump off the boat for snorkeling with tropical fish in both rewarding and safe area. Sailing is not just another boat ride. Imagine sails up, engine off, your choice of music and ice cold drink in your hand. Feel free to join in and hold the helm or help with line, or just relax and enjoy the ride. Cruise duration: Sailing and snorkeling is 3 hours long. Other things to note For private cruise, please contact me first for a quick quote. You can also extend your cruise to 4 or even 5 hours. It will be my pleasure to attend any special request, just send me a message.
Sanjo ceviche class and mezcal tasting
***In this experience we want you to bring the talent*** We'll put the ingredients to create a delicious dish from scratch with ingredients you might find back home while we also enjoy mezcal, Mexicans true art in the form of spirit. First of all we'll discuss our approach to the ceviche class, talk a little bit about mexican cuisine in general and then get our hands on the food. We will teach you how to make a very simple mexican adaptation to the peruvian ceviche, of course with some chili and your personal twist :) during our experience we will taste different mezcals from our brand @mezcaltodobien and get to know some of the history of this spirit. We can adapt to any dietary need, we also make a vegan ceviche. At the end of the class we will enjoy the ceviches together and take a dip in the cenote. So remember to bring your swimsuit. Come and cook with us and learn about mexican cuisine, mezcal and more! Note: the class is held at a beach a little out of town, and you will need your own transportation.
Beach Group Workout in the Morning Sun - Good Vibes only
Let's start our day with a work out on the beach and connecting with other people and the nature. You won´t need any tools, we are going to have a mix out of cardio and strength exercises that can be adjusted for your fitness level. Doesnt matter if you are a turist, a snow bird or live here full time, come around, stay fit and enjoy. Just come in sporty cloths, bring water and a towel and you are ready. We are going to meet at the beach entrance of Vidanta.
La Paz Baja Sur tour
Join me to tour Baja California Sur! Where I will guide you to the most beautiful desert villages and landscapes where I will capture the best moments with a photo shoot throughout the tour. We will start by leaving your place of stay at 9 AM to take our way to the first stop - Todos Santos a magical village located 85 km from Cabo San Lucas where you will get to know the famous Hotel California, its many galleries and its distinctive cultural buildings. Then we will take the road to Playa Balandra one of the most beautiful beaches in Baja California Sur. Where you can enjoy the incredible landscape and a fabulous afternoon on the beach, after 2 hours we will take the road to our last stop - El Malecón De La Paz, where you can walk and enjoy the beautiful view and tranquility of the Malecón.
Tuna Action - Los Cabos Premier Fishing Excursion
Dedicación y profesionalismo nos definen, juntos tenemos décadas de experiencia en nuestra pasión, ¡pesca! y ven vive la experiencia con nosotros en el mar de cortes o el océano pacífico y convierte en uno de nuestros amigos repetitivos.

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Ziplining at Costa Azul Canyon
Fly over Costa Azul Canyon with us, we have the expertise of more than 16 years being the pioneers in ziplines in Los Cabos, we always make sure to accomodate you and provide you with the best of the experiences, don't wait for confirmations by booking with a third party. Meet us at our base camp that is just five minutes away from the Transpeninsular Highway and discover the Costa Azul Canyon, look to the enormous and amazing rock formations of this natural reserve. When you arrive, our team of certified guides will gear you up with professional equipment, we will provide you with a safety briefing before you start your adventure. Take a moderate hike in the mountains and cross the canyon through our ziplines, we have water stations during the whole circuit so you can stay hydrated. Enjoy a tequila tasting at our tequila factory. - Bathrooms available - Complimentary lockers - Optional Transportation included (From specific points in Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, no extra fee) - Photo Service (extra fee) We are just 10 minutes away from Downtown San Jose and 40 minutes away from Downtown Cabo San Lucas. Restrictions: For safety reasons, this activity is prohibited for children younger than 7 years old, pregnant women, back-injured people, or someone that had recent surgery. For a better experience, bring comfortable clothes and closed shoes.
Agave tasting with sushi, sashimi and chocolate
In this agave tasting you'll have the historic and cultural experience of Mezcal and learn how to smell and taste it. Share it with a sushi board and craft chocolate. At the end everyone gets a complimentary bottle of their favorite Mezcal as a souvenir.
Learn About & Create Traditional Mexican Pottery
Join us at Pottery Studio IBO for a traditional experience in pottery making using local clay with ancient techniques. In this 2 hour experience, suitable for any level of experience, you will create a beautiful piece of pottery with the instruction from one of our local master potter. You will learn about the native people of the Baja would still practice this style of creating pottery. Pottery takes time to complete, therefore your piece will not be fully dry but we will provide you a little box to transport it home if you wish to take it. It is too fragile to ship at this stage so unfortunately se are unable to ship if. If you decide to take your pottery home try to find a local studio that will fire it is a kiln for you, or we can recycle the clay for you. Our studio equipped, bring your water bottle, washrooms are available.
Historical Walking Tour with a Local
Join an Ethical Tour to benefit the community of Los Cabos. By hiring this tour you are contributing and supporting a Community Project that is rescuing local identity thru education. Long ago Los Cabos was inhabited by the mysterious tribe of the Pericú. Later Spanish conqueror Hernán Cortés arrived and slowly the tribe was colonized by establishing the Mission Church… Legends, battles, fortune, burglary, curses, celebrities and more will be revealed as we wander through the old town and you listen to the stories… How does this the project work? Los Cabos, the fastest growing County in Mexico is in much need of reinforcing education about the local culture. With your support; you finance and we organize free educational field trips for Public Schools, NGOs and new resident immigrants. Our objective is to awaken local identity by explaining the town`s customs and traditions… we believe that by having better understanding and creating a sense of respect, pride and belonging; people will care more for the place they call home. Other things to note I advise you do this tour first thing on you vacation; As I can share local tips, places to eat & must visits. The walk is very easy, there are benches to rest. Tour is Wheelchair & stroller friendly. Also good for groups. Please get in touch if you would would like a special schedule.
Whale Watching group tour-away from the boat crowds
Cabo is known as one of the best places in the world to study and encounter Whales of all species. Saltycabo Excursions offers the most comprehensive Whale Watching tour in San Jose del Cabo. Our multilingual marine enthusiasts will share endless knowledge about the local area as well as the abundant Marine Life of Baja. As an Ocean Lover and marine enthusiast, I would like to pass on a bit of this passion to make this world a better and more sustainable place, and provide memories to last a lifetime. Other things to note Guests should bring a jacket or sweater for the morning tours. Sometimes it can be a little bit windy which is normal at this time of a year. We have bathrooms here in the shop and if necessary a marine toilet on board. No experience is required.
Luxury Sunset Sail in Cabo San Lucas
We'll start this 2 hour shared sunset sail with must see sightseeing around the famous arch, lover's beach and our sea lion colony where we'll tell you all about the area, the rock formations and some interesting stories about the Cabo history. We plan to hoist the sails and shut the engine off for a relaxed true sailing while listening to music and enjoying our complimentary bar end snacks. According to wind conditions, we will visit the famous meeting point of the Pacific and Sea of Cortez. After sundown, we'll drop the sails and your boat will cruise gently back to the marina. Arriving between December and March? whale watching will be part of your sail. Yeh!! Other things to note For private cruise, please contact me first for a quick quote. You can also extend your cruise to 4 or even 5 hours. It will be my pleasure to attend any special request, just send me a message.
Organic Market & Healthy Living Tour San Jose
Did you know San Jose del Cabo is a hub for wellness and healthy living? Or where you'll find the healthiest fish tacos in Los Cabos? Whether you are visiting or new to living in Los Cabos, I will show and guide you to finding plant-based or organic foods and how to connect to things to do in San Jose that are good for your body and soul. We are blessed with the beautiful Mercado Organico, an outdoor weekly market that offers fresh vegetables, free-range chicken, plants, prepared food, artisans, live music, and more. We will start by meeting at a vegan restaurant for a delicious beverage, visit some natural, locally-made body care stores and then continue to the Mercado Organico for a tour of some of the best the market has to offer. I have been devoted to wellness all my life, growing up on an organic farm and working in natural and organic products for + 20 years. I have been living here for over a year and made many friends in the wellness community here, so I am happy to answer any questions about where to find health practitioners, yoga, or events. The tour includes an info list of restaurants with plant-based options in San Jose, where to take yoga classes, and other wellness things to do, including those unique to Mexico, like Temezcal or cacao ceremonies. Be ready to walk for about a mile and a half. Bring a hat and your reusable tote for shopping!
Hot spring soak in pristine biosphere!
We'll meet at Starbuck's right next to La Comer in San Jose del Cabo. A driver will take you about one hour to a protected national park. Near the entrance there is a changing room and toilet. We then take a short, medium difficulty hike down a trail to the river and hot springs, spotting endemic birds, reptiles and plants, surrounded by a pristine natural ecosystem. The entire habitat is protected, including the water, land, flora and fauna. We will soak in healing warm, mineral waters, relax, possibly swim in cool mountain pools, take optional hikes and explore. We will be deeply immersed in Nature. We leave early to miss the hot sun and crowds. * Group of up to 12 now possible with one week notice * Starting time is adjustable if needed. * There may be some hiking on small rock-filled paths. Optional rock climbing. *Larger groups available upon request or you can follow in your car. Other things to note Minimum group size 4 people. For groups larger than 4 you need to have a mid-sized or larger rental car. Directions to Starbucks /La Comer are at the "Where we'll meet" section.
San Jose History walk & Snorkelling Fiesta
If you are looking to get out of the box; this adventure is for you. It involves earth, sea and history all in the same afternoon After meet up, We will head to a local secluded beach to enjoy our snorkelling session away from the hustle of the tourist crowd to a certified blue flagged beach. After Snk sesh, we´ll rinse the salt and change into dry clothes, heading up to discover the bird sanctuary of san Jose which happens to be the place of gathering of our ancient native society the PERICU, and now its also considered a RAMSAR site; excellent for bird watching. We’ll take some time to shoot great pictures of the magical place admiring some local birds and talk about nature (great activity this time of the day). Then for the grand finale we’ll transfer to the old town of San Jose del Cabo to start our walking history tour on this Jesuit village. I will guide you around the history of the missionaries and the church that founded the town, its people, the ancient buildings and the evolution of the local industry passing even through times of war at the plaza back in the 1800’s Ending up with the chance to take some free time to explore and be mexican for an evening wandering in the old streets of San Jose, watching perfomances on the street and getting to try some mexican delights before heading back to Cabo. All an all a magical afternoon well spended local style
Sanjo ceviche class and mezcal tasting
***In this experience we want you to bring the talent*** We'll put the ingredients to create a delicious dish from scratch with ingredients you might find back home while we also enjoy mezcal, Mexicans true art in the form of spirit. First of all we'll discuss our approach to the ceviche class, talk a little bit about mexican cuisine in general and then get our hands on the food. We will teach you how to make a very simple mexican adaptation to the peruvian ceviche, of course with some chili and your personal twist :) during our experience we will taste different mezcals from our brand @mezcaltodobien and get to know some of the history of this spirit. We can adapt to any dietary need, we also make a vegan ceviche. At the end of the class we will enjoy the ceviches together and take a dip in the cenote. So remember to bring your swimsuit. Come and cook with us and learn about mexican cuisine, mezcal and more! Note: the class is held at a beach a little out of town, and you will need your own transportation.
Guided snorkel tour
We start the experience boarding one of our comfortable Van at the hotel, village, or residence where you are the host. Then we will drive for some minutes talking about Cabo, tours, and expectations, to we get to know each other better. Once we arrive at the beach, we will explain the basic rules of how to snorkel in groups, with your partner or with your family. With plus safety recommendations. We are waiting for you in the marine world of Los Cabos. Other things to note As we know the weather is a factor that can lead us to modify our day, sometimes we will have to change location, re-schedule, and/or cancel (the refund will be issued 100% in case of cancellation by us). You will be informed of the options and you will make the decision. Factors that could influence this are rain, high swell, wind, and jellyfish.
Local Lunch and Language Tour
Avoid the tourist traps and experience traditional Mexican culture and cuisine with a local. We will meet at the Mercado Municipal, where the menu looks simple, but the flavors are complex - and the special ways to order are endless. I'll be your personal guide to help you navigate the menu and order a delicious and unforgettable lunch. (The average cost for food and drink is just $10 per person.) While we eat, I'll teach you some "locals only" Spanish. Whether you are a beginner or a native Spanish speaker, you'll have a great time learning some of our local slang that is guaranteed to make new people that you meet smile. You'll want to schedule this tour as one of the first things you do in San Jose so that you can learn how to order, eat, and talk like a local!
@ My Love for Tacos San Jose del Cabo
Are you ready to discover the delicious world of Mexican tacos? Join us on a tasty and fun-filled tour of one of the authentic neighborhoods of San Jose del Cabo, where you'll experience the best of Mexican street food and local beverages. Our experienced guides, Camilo, Max or Axel, will take you on a culinary journey through the streets, introducing you to the delicious flavors and rich history of Mexican gastronomy. You'll have the opportunity to try a variety of traditional tacos, including mouth-watering seafood and carnitas, as well as birria, a flavorful stew made with goat or beef. Along the way, we'll also stop to sample some of the region's most popular drinks, such as agua de jamaica and beer. This refreshing beverage is made from hibiscus flowers and is a staple at Mexican celebrations and gatherings. And of course, what's a taco tour without a cold beer to wash it all down? Our tour is not just about the food, however. You'll also learn about the history and culture of Mexican cuisine from our knowledgeable guides, who will share fascinating stories and insights about the origins and evolution of Mexican gastronomy. So come hungry and thirsty, and let us introduce you to the best tacos and flavors that Los Cabos has to offer.
Sailing & Snorkeling in Cabo San Lucas
You can't miss an ocean trip while in Los Cabos. Before we start, we experience high booking volume. I strongly advise you to contact us before actual booking as our availability might be exhausted. This is a shared cruise, if you wish to have the boat to your self (private cruise) please choose 10 guests. Our cruise together will start right off with a sightseeing making sure you can front seats to see the famous Arch, Land's End rock formation the sea-lion colony and much more. Jump off the boat for snorkeling with tropical fish in both rewarding and safe area. Sailing is not just another boat ride. Imagine sails up, engine off, your choice of music and ice cold drink in your hand. Feel free to join in and hold the helm or help with line, or just relax and enjoy the ride. Cruise duration: Sailing and snorkeling is 3 hours long. Other things to note For private cruise, please contact me first for a quick quote. You can also extend your cruise to 4 or even 5 hours. It will be my pleasure to attend any special request, just send me a message.
Taste Italy Private Cooking Class
COOKING COURSE: The lesson can take place in your hotel or villa or in our home , where we will share our experience cooking. You will learn how to make an authentic homemade Italian pasta from scratch, easily and successfully and receive tips to reproduce it in your home kitchen . We will prepare fettuccine and tagliatelle pasta with two sauces, one sauce with cherry tomatoes and one surprise sauce, revealing you all the Italian secrets kept hidden from you. First we wash our hands, then the Chef will describe the ingredients, and he will explain and show how to prepare the home made pasta and sauce. You will have the chance to do your own pasta too and the chef will supervise and help you in all the steps. This is the basic pasta technique that you can use in the future to make ravioli, tortellini, and many more delicious noodels. You will learn to cook and preserve properly the pasta. When the meal is prepared, sit and enjoy what you've cooked. I guarantee the satisfaction will be huge when you will taste a really healthy meal made with your hands. We provide the ingredients, digestive liquor and the recipe. PRIVATE CHEF EXPERIENCE: We can cook in the confort of your place or at our home, we can make any dish from vegetarian, sea food, italian, rumanian, pasta, beef, just let us know if you have special food restriction and we'll adapt our dishes.