Articles by Chris Sands

Live Music In Los Cabos

Live Music In Los Cabos October 31, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
In recent years, the music scene in Cabo San Lucas has trended towards club-style DJs rather than live music, but there are still several great rock and roll venues in town, as well as scores of wandering musicians who drop into the local restaurants to play traditional Mexican music for the patrons....

Top Ten Places To Meet Locals In Cabo

Top Ten Places To Meet Locals In Cabo October 29, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Do you want to be a tourist or a traveler? If the answer is the latter, and you really want to experience Cabo San Lucas, not just the tourist traps but some of the hidden treasures, don’t rely strictly on your hotel concierge for recommendations. Go to where the locals hang out, and let them tell...

The Five Best Sushi Haunts In Cabo

The Five Best Sushi Haunts In Cabo October 26, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Besides the predictable array of great Mexican restaurants and the fantastic fresh local seafood that catapulted Cabo San Lucas from backwater fishing village to international tourist destination, the local dining scene is perhaps best characterized by its versatility. There are French-style bistros,...

Stunning Vistas and Spectacular Views

Stunning Vistas and Spectacular Views October 25, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the main selling points of Los Cabos has always been the tremendous coastal views of the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean. The major resorts are all located along the coastal corridor, with the best rooms, suites, and villas generally corresponding to the quality of the views. And whether it...

Cabo’s Best New Bar And Grill

Cabo’s Best New Bar And Grill October 21, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
In a place like Cabo San Lucas, famed for its nightlife, competition among bars and restaurants is intense.  Thus, Cabo Blue’s increasing popularity as an affordable dining option and late night party spot has been one of the area’s most notable recent success stories. Formerly called Blue...

The Top Five Boutique Hotels In Los Cabos

The Top Five Boutique Hotels In Los Cabos October 17, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
In addition to the large all-inclusive beachfront resorts that stretch along the coastline from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo, the area is also home to a number of boutique hotels that offer unique and intimate accommodations. Visitors who wish to avoid the homogeneity of the large chain hotels...

Cabo’s Best Breakfast

Cabo’s Best Breakfast October 14, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Consistently voted as the best breakfast and brunch spot in Cabo (one prominent travel publication even proclaimed it the best breakfast stop in all of Mexico), Mama’s Royal Cafe was opened by chef and owner Spencer Moore in 1991, and has been thriving ever since as a haven for those who wish to...

Impressing Out-Of-Town Guests In One Easy Step

Impressing Out-Of-Town Guests In One Easy Step October 8, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the great joys of living in a resort paradise is showing off your favorite spots to family and friends when they come for a visit. When it comes to dining in Los Cabos, Deckman’s at Havana is a mandatory stop. Located in San Jose del Cabo, Deckman’s is situated on the site of the former...

Coping With Airport Transportation

Coping With Airport Transportation September 29, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the first challenges faced by visitors to Los Cabos is transportation from the airport (located in San Jose del Cabo) to your hotel or other destination (usually in Cabo San Lucas or the Tourist Corridor), a situation often made stressful by customs inspections and the burdens of luggage. But...

Helpful Phrases For Visitors To Los Cabos

Helpful Phrases For Visitors To Los Cabos September 28, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
While it is certainly possible to visit Los Cabos without any Spanish language skills – most workers in hotels and tourist areas speak very good English – a little respect for the local language and culture goes a long way. Not only do the residents appreciate the effort, but unlike certain...