Destination guide

Explore Cabo San Lucas from vacation home rentals

If it's sun, sea and margaritas you want, then you're at the right place. Perched at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is a buzzy beach resort with stacks of Mexican charm. Renowned for its glorious beaches, watersports, and a glittering nightlife, a week or two may not be enough. Get your Mexican beach adventure off to a great start by booking a Cabo San Lucas vacation rental overlooking the ocean. Soak up the atmosphere in San Jose Old Town, play a round of golf, or hit the beach bars—Cabo has something for everyone.

Things to do

Attractions near Cabo San Lucas vacation rentals

Although one of Mexico's most popular beach resorts, Cabo San Lucas also has plenty of natural attractions too. A Cabo San Lucas vacation rental makes a great base for exploring Cabo's extensive history. Wander along Lover's Beach to Land's End, a cluster of rocks jutting out of the sea at the very tip of the peninsula. Take a selfie with El Arco, the Arch of Poseidon, one of the most photographed rocks in the world. Or visit the Museum of Natural History in Cabo San Lucas, a small but interesting collection about the Baja California Sur.


Things to do near Cabo San Lucas vacation homes

Beach, beach, and more beach, Cabo San Lucas is a sun worshipper's dream. If you prefer to be in the ocean rather than looking at it, then book scuba diving lessons, as Cabo's underwater world is rich with colorful marine life. Other treats include a romantic stroll along Lover's Beach, play a round of golf on one of the Peninsula's top courses, or pick up a gift in Old Town San Jose. All of this works up a thirst, so after dark kick back with a margarita on the deck of your Cabo San Lucas vacation rental.

Day trips

Day trips from Cabo San Lucas vacation homes

Cabo San Lucas is the ideal base camp to explore the wonders of the Baja California Sur. Vacation homes are close to places like Cabo Pulmo National Park, a tranquil oceanfront park with a coral reef for snorkeling and diving, and Magdalena Bay, a serene bay for whale watching. You'll also enjoy Sierra de la Laguna, a mountain range with diverse wildlife and unique plant life to see on hiking trails, and El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve, a large wildlife refuge with endangered native and marine species like gray whales.


Climate for your stay in Cabo San Lucas vacation homes

The Baja Peninsula's southerly point means Cabo San Lucas has a tropical desert climate with long, steamy hot summers and very little rain. Although a year-round destination, the winter months between November and February attract the wealth of visitors who come in search of winter sun. Temperatures are a balmy 80 degrees and there are few rain showers, so Cabo San Lucas vacation rentals do get snapped up in advance. In the summer, the mercury can reach the high 90s, and there's a strong chance of hurricanes.

Natural features

It's pelican, not pelican't—Cabo's natural marine attractions

Cabo San Lucas is a buzzy beach resort on the very tip of Mexico's Baja Californian peninsula. While marine life is in abundance in this region, for more rugged nature you need to head 60 miles north to the Cabo Pulmo National Park. Stretching across the southeastern flank of the peninsula, the national marine park, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to a variety of bird and marine life. Spot pelicans, gray whales, and sea turtles. It's also one of the top diving destinations in the world, thanks to the beautiful coral reef.


Beaches near Cabo San Lucas vacation rentals

Cabo San Lucas boasts some beautiful beaches for sunbathing or watersports. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Medano Beach, a tranquil beach with blue-green waters and vibrant wildlife, and Divorce Beach, a sandy beach with rough waters and dramatic natural rock formations. If you want to try snorkeling, visit Playa Empacadora, a cozy beach with clear waters and a colorful reef.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Downtown Cabo San Lucas

Fly into San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur (SJD-Los Cabos Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.7 mi (36.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Cabo San Lucas?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,452 vacation rentals near Cabo San Lucas. From 475 Houses to 819 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cabo San Lucas for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Cabo San Lucas?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cabo San Lucas:

  • Pedregal: 1,123 vacation rentals
  • Marina: 1,845 vacation rentals
  • El Medano Ejidal: 1,198 vacation rentals
  • Centro: 680 vacation rentals
  • Paraiso Escondido: 465 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Cabo San Lucas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Cabo San Lucas. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chileno Beach: 4,571 vacation rentals
  • Diamante Golf Course: 3,852 vacation rentals
  • Solmar Beach: 4,448 vacation rentals
  • Cabo San Lucas Country Club: 4,487 vacation rentals
  • Santa Maria Beach: 4,572 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cabo San Lucas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cabo San Lucas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 475 Houses in Cabo San Lucas. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cabo San Lucas include:

  • Villas: 819 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,700 rentals available
  • Resorts: 824 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Estates and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cabo San Lucas?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,468 vacation rentals with pool available in Cabo San Lucas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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