It’s time to visit one of the best vacation destinations in the world – Cabo San Lucas. And, there are three ways to get there: drive, cruise ship, or fly. Driving is a beautiful journey, but very long. A cruise is more about your time on the ship, not so much about your time on land. But, flying directly to Los Cabos International Airport gets you to Cabo San Lucas quickly – the place to spend your ENTIRE vacation.
Cabo San lucas has it all! From fun in the sun on the beach to joining in on the exciting nightlife, there’s so much to do in Cabo that you’ll never want to leave. So, read on to learn about Los Cabos International Airport and what Cabo San Lucas has to offer.
Los Cabos represents the fishing villages, now luxury tourist destinations, along the southern tip of Baja California. And, they are called Cabo San Lucas, which is on the southern tip of Baja, and San Jose del Cabo, which is just to the north. To find it, Los Cabos International Airport is located in the town of San Jose del Cabo.
Baja California is the second-longest peninsula in the world, measuring 775 miles in length. For perspective, the northern end starts at the southern US border. And, Baja California consists of two Mexican states, Baja California Norte (North) and Baja California Sur (South).
Los Cabos International Airport is on the southern tip of Baja California Sur.
Discovered hundreds of years ago, the Baja-California peninsula was originally considered an island. Then, after being fully surveyed, its true nature was revealed. But, it was still marked on maps as an island for another century.
The Sea of Cortez is considered to be the most biologically-diverse bodies of water on Earth. And, this body of water extends almost to the US border, between mainland Mexico and Baja California.
If you’re interested in snorkeling when you arrive to Los Cabos, check out: Snorkeling Cabo San Lucas: The secret diving spots are finally EXPOSED! Also, if you’re interested in fishing around Los Cabos, take a look at: Cabo San Lucas Fishing: The Angler’s Lowdown. Finally, if you’d like to see what one day in Cabo San Lucas would be like, read: Cabo San Lucas Cruise: Come see the destination of your dreams.
Okay, now for the lowdown on Los Cabos International Airport…
Being the sixth largest airport in Mexico, Los Cabos International Airport now handles about five million passengers a year. And, that number is going up fast. For example, there were about 650,000 more passengers in 2017 than there was in 2016. That was a 15% increase.
The Los Cabos International Airport was renovated and expanded back in 1997 by Mexican architect Manuel De Santiago-de Borbón González Bravo, the great-grandson of Queen Isabella II of Spain. And, the expanded airport has two terminals. To specify, Terminal One operates the domestic flights in Mexico, and Terminal Two handles all of the international flights.
There are a wide variety of facilities and services within the Los Cabos International Airport terminals:
If you must spend time within Los Cabos International Airport while traveling for business or pleasure, the VIP Lounge Cabos offers you a relaxing space to enjoy a soothing environment while waiting for your flight. To elaborate, it includes:
Many Americans, Canadians, and people from other countries choose to make Los Cabos, Mexico, their home or vacation home. So, discover how to purchase your dream home in Los Cabos, Mexico by inquiring with the top Real Estate broker in Los Cabos: Nick Fong, who’s been featured twice on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt.
Thank you for reading Los Cabos International Airport: Fly to Cabo San Lucas for fun in the sun, written by Greg Hixon. Be sure to check out other posts about Los Cabos on Nick Fong‘s blog at Blog.LosCabosAgent.com. There, learn about the many wonderful aspects of Los Cabos, Mexico, from blog posts like this.