NileGuide Expert Says:
Best new nightclub in San Lucas.
Calle Ignacio Zaragosa and Calle Ninos Heroes
23410 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
tel: (624) 160-1835
5 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily.
NileGuide Expert tip:
Great spot for celebrity sightings.
This hip new nightspot is owned by a trio of professional surfers, and has the benefit of being one of the largest and best laid out venues in town, with a variety of spaces that lend themselves to different decors and atmospheres, including a downstairs lounge, a front patio, a game room, a patio lounge in the back, and a spacious upstairs area that showcases live music and a signature bar dedicated to local liquors like tequila, mezcal, and pulque. The lower lounge area is a fusion of traditional and contemporary styles, with colonial accents, distressed leather couches, and a DJ playing Cuban and Brazilian rhythms. Upstairs, the atmosphere is much wilder, with live rock and roll from some surprisingly big names. Co-owner Warren Metcalfe is still active in surfing, and has a lot of big-name friends that show up from time to time. The food at Faraway is overseen by Pierluigi Babini, former co-owner of long-time marina-front fixture Amarone, and includes appetizers (fried calamari, mozzarella and cherry tomato skewers), pizzas (margarita and pepperoni), pastas (lasagna, penne pasta with a spicy cream sauce of tomatoes and mushrooms), entrees (tuna, shrimp, and filet mignon with mushroom sauce), and delicious desserts (gelato, chocolate cake).