Due to its proximity to the United States, it is an extremely
popular luxury holiday destination for North Americans, and has
absorbed a large cultural influence accordingly. In addition, the
landscape, flora and fauna are very different from most parts of
One of Baja's main luxury holiday draws is its beautiful
landscapes where the desert meets the sea, and the accompanying
climate, which delivers near-constant sunshine, low humidity and
sea breezes that keep the temperature from getting too hot. This
provides ideal conditions for all kinds of onshore and aquatic
We recommend Baja's southern state, where diverse holiday
options are available; from luxurious coastal hotels in the
upmarket Los Cabos region at the southernmost tip, to more
adventurous sea kayaking and camping itineraries. A combination of
the two works well.
Luxury resorts pepper the beautiful desert landscape around San
José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, and if you can tear yourself away
from the pampering in your hotel, sporting activities inland
include horse riding, tennis or a round at one of the championship
golf courses. Other options include desert excursions and hiking or
mountain biking in the Sierra de la Laguna mountain range.
Between the large waves of the Pacific Coast (ideal for surfing
but not so good for swimming) and the protected waters of the Sea
of Cortez, where sea kayaking is very popular, there is plenty to
keep you busy.