The resort city of Cabo San Lucas, or Cabo as it is more commonly known, is on the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula. With picturesque coastlines, the city is famous for its beach living, water-based activities, and nightlife.

Between the desert and the ocean, Cabo San Lucas offers a wealth of romantic activities. Spend time with the resident whales who come to bear their calves in the warm waters, enjoy a couples spa day, or spend some time on a zip line. Whatever your idea of romance is, Cabo has something for you.

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01Take a Whale Watching Cruise

If whale watching is your idea of a good time, then the waters of Cabo are perfect for catching a glimpse of these gentle giants. Not only is the area famous for the pods of whales who regularly visit, but it is one of the migratory stops for humpback whales. You can typically find a variety of whale watching cruises ready to take you out to see these majestic creatures.

Whale watching season typically runs the winter months, from December to April, when pods come to bear their calves in the Sea of Cortez.

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