Relax in the beautiful beaches of San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
San Jose Del Cabo and its pristine beaches combine with the nearby city Cabo San Lucas to create a major tourist destination for travelers mostly from North America. The last census in 2005 noted that San Jose Del Cabo had a population of approximately 48,000 people. Despite its rather large population, San Jose Del Cabo maintains a Mexican village appeal. Together Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo utilize the Los Cabos airport to bring in the many visitors to the area.
The major draw to San Jose Del Cabo is its many beautiful pristine beaches with mountain views from the surrounding mountains. There are over five miles of beaches in San Jose del Cabo all with their own striking features. Here is a list of the main beaches of San Jose del Cabo and a brief description of each.
Playa Hotelera or Hotel beach
It is here in this San Jose Del Cabo beach that one can find a vast stretch of sandy beach that is the beach setting for many area beach front resorts. Resorts on this San Jose Del Cabo beach include, Howard Johnson, The Best Western Posada Real, the Fiesta Inn, the Presidente Intercontinental, and the Aquamarine. The hotel beach is not safe for swimming as the currents are very strong here. This is the center point for many San Jose Del Cabo resorts.and hotels.
Playa Costa Azul or Blue coast beach
The Costa Azul, and Bahia Palmilla are located here on this pristine stretch of beach. The Playa Cosra Azul is not safe for swimming due in large part to its large waves and breaks here. This San Jose Del Cabo beach is known worldwide for its amazing surf. Surfers flock to this beach to take in the waves.
Pueblo La Playa
The Pueblo La Play beach in San Jose Del Cabo is the safest beach for swimming. At this beach there are many small boats of fisherman. Many times, these boats can be rented for a quick fishing outing and the local fisherman will take you out fishing to the Gorda Banks. The La Playita resort is located here and the restaurant at this resort is the only place to get a full meal in the area.
Beaches are a big draw in San Jose Del Cabo but it cannot go without noting that Cabo San Lucas is home to a famous estuary. The estuary in San Jose Del Cabo is a sanctuary for wildlife. The estuary and lagoon host over 300 species of wildlife and the estuary is off limits to all boats.