09 Dec Activities Cabo San Lucas: December
While other cities are having a white Christmas, Los Cabos is still warm and sunny. Cabo is great all year-round, but December especially provides great weather and an abundance of interesting activities. Take advantage of the fun activities Cabo San Lucas for December.
Whale watching season starts in the middle of December and continues to April. These whales migrate from the cold Bering Sea to give birth, mate, play, and experience the warm water of the Baja Peninsula during the winter. Whale watching is one of the most popular December activities Cabo San Lucas because it is only available during the winter. This 12,000 mile migration brings about five different types of whale species such as humpback and grey whales. Want more information on whale watching? Visit Cabo’s official website for whale watching.
Cabo is always a gourmet food destination with choices ranging from upscale dining to traditional, local dishes. Food plays a large role in Mexican culture, and during the holiday season, experience some traditional, seasonal dishes such as pozole or tamales. Some festive foods are only eaten around Christmas time, so take advantage of these delicious meals. Not in Mexico for the holidays? You can still incorporate Mexican dishes by following these recipes.
From December 16th-24th, experience Christmas posadas. This is a candlelit procession from house to house for the nine days before Christmas. Posada is Spanish for “lodging,” and this nine-day celebration represents the nine months of Mary carrying Jesus. This Mexican tradition has existed for about 400 years. If you are in the area, try to join one of these processions for a real emersion in Mexican culture.
December is one of the best months to visit Cabo San Lucas, and take advantage of activities Cabo San Lucas. For more ideas on what to do, take a look at our past blog post.