San Jose del Cabo vacations are ideal for those who wish to immerse themselves in traditional and cultural Mexico. It connects to Cabo San Lucas via the famous Corridor. San Jose del Cabo was officially founded as a mission in 1730; however, the first expeditions to the area, headed by Cortez, took place in 1535.
Picturesque and historic San Jose del Cabo is still seen as the mission of the 18th century that it once was. The mystical atmosphere of the Main Square surrounds the impressive San Jose Church and the historic buildings downtown. Old customs and traditions prevail here, and time seems to be just a symbol of the modern world.
San Jose del Cabo transports you to ancient times without depriving you of the most modern amenities. Charming is the most common adjective used to describe this place considered an authentic Mexican gem.
The main tourist point in this traditional Mexican town is the Plaza (Main Square), just in front of the ancient and legendary church. The Plaza represents a safe and pleasant place to relax sitting on a bench or strolling around its colorful parks.
However, the Main Square is not the only place to walk around in town; you can also take delight in the classic and folkloric Mijares
Boulevard, the principal avenue of this neat villa, surrounded by big, lush trees. All around this area are a variety of spots to eat and
stroll in this charming colonial city. San Jose del Cabo really is an authentic, ancient Mexican town. For all this, your
San Jose del Cabo vacation will be unforgettable.
The city downtown has as its heart the Church of San Jose, which is located right in front of the Main Square. This Catholic temple
founded by Franciscans features colonial architecture and represents a reference point of this village. In this beautiful and well-lit
area surrounded by art galleries, you can buy handicrafts typical of this region.
Walking around downtown, you find a great variety of art galleries filled with assorted crafts that represent the best of Huichol Art, all of its artistic subculture materialized in souvenirs, typical Mexican ornaments, and beautiful paintings of the region.
In downtown San Jose, you can also walk around the streets visiting local shops, chatting with the craftsmen, and especially, visiting art galleries that feature the most classic craftsmanship.
The charming beaches are definitely among the most attractive points of interest for visitors to San Jose del Cabo. The village is about a mile from the impressive sea. The peculiar desert geography contrasts with the refreshing sea, surrounded by rocky hills full of cacti and a great variety of desert vegetation.
San Jose del Cabo has a lot to offer tourists; for example, in this calm town, golf lovers will find an amazing nine-hole course designed in Arabian-Spanish style that features a restaurant, bar, and fascinating terrace from where you can admire a peaceful, panoramic view of the desert.
San Jose del Cabo is not the place to spend a wild party night in an explosive and frantic atmosphere. It is rather a town to relax and take your time in, with no hurries or worries. Encounter all this in tranquil and discreet elegance, along with the courtesy and smiles of the people of this beautiful town.