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Best places to shop in Cabo San Lucas

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Life in Los Cabos is simple, but don’t let that fool you. Here you’ll find a wealth of luxury homes and retail hotspots befitting a world-class resort town.

I. Where to live

The municipality is one of the most sought after real estate markets in the world. While home prices continue to rise in California’s coastal communities, Cabo San Lucas beachfront properties remain affordable for the average international buyer.

Enjoy the unique seaside setting and vacation lifestyle for a fraction of the price.

Take your pick from a number of enclaves in this affluent resort town:

  • Cabo del Sol
  • Cabo Real
  • Cerro Colorado
  • Chileno Bay
  • Club Campestre
  • Costa Palmas
  • Diamante Cabo San Lucas
  • East Cape
  • El Encanto de la Laguna
  • El Dorado
  • Espiritu del Mar
  • Hacienda Beach Club & Residences
  • Las Ventanas al Paraiso
  • Maravilla
  • Palmilla
  • Pedregal
  • Puerto Los Cabos
  • Punta Ballena
  • Querencia
  • Quivira
  • Rancho San Lucas
  • San Jose Del Cabo Beachside
  • Todos Santos

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II. Where to stay

If you’re considering buying Cabo San Lucas villas, then a visit to town will help you test the waters. Stay a few days or weeks to get a feel for the town and its people.

Some of the best hotels in Cabo San Lucas include:
Chileno Bay Resort
Esperanza Resort & Spa
Las Ventanas al Paraiso
Montage Los Cabos
One & Only Palmilla
The Resort at Pedregal

These hotels offer oceanfront suites and private villas for your enjoyment. Amenities include golf courses, infinity pools, fitness centers, luxury spas, and fine dining restaurants. These hotels can also arrange activities and tours, including cooking classes and close whale encounters.

III. Where to shop

Cabo is a shopping destination with an eclectic mix of stores selling locally made artisanal goods and commercial brands. Some of the most popular retail spots in and around Cabo San Lucas include:

Plaza Artesanos. This famous market sells more than tourist souvenirs. Here you’ll find over 75 vendors offering an excellent selection of locally made pottery, rugs, clothing, jewelry, and metal goods.

Plaza Del PescadorJust a stone’s throw from Historical Downtown and the Sea of Cortez, this mall features stores like Eclectic Array, Ay Güey!, and Talleres de los Ballesteros  selling handwoven dog collars, pre-Hispanic inspired casual clothing, and Taxco silver jewelry.

Plaza San Lucas. Come to this mall for a taste of home – anchored by Walmart, Plaza also features GNC, Radio Shack, and La Europea. Located just outside of Cabo San Lucas, this shopping center is a favorite among expats.

Luxury Avenue Boutique Mall. With another branch in Cancun, Luxury Avenue offers upscale shopping with brands like Carolina Herrera, Montblanc, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Swarovski.

The Shoppes at Palmilla. This shopping complex offers a mix of retail and restaurants, including SAX Boutique, Antigua de México, Ave Fenix, Blue Fish, and California Ranch Market. Shop for antiques, home décor, and organic produce and feast on fresh seafood.

Plaza Puerto Paraiso. This mall carries popular American brands like Adidas, Forever 21, Sunglass Hut, Springfield, and Skechers. You’ll also find a handful of stores selling beach wear and souvenirs.

IV. Where to eat and drink

Cabo San Lucas offers a variety of dining and nightlife options:

El Guapo Cabo. Known for its seafood tacos and beer, this casual dining restaurant also serves traditional and Mexican-style breakfast.

La Central Los Cabos. This dining spot puts a Mexican and Mediterranean spin on the classic American steakhouse. Short rib empanadas, pork belly tacos, and crab cakes are just some of their offerings.

Kahe Sushi Bar. Enjoy some of the best sangria and spicy rice rolls when you book a table at this restaurant.

La Casa del Habano. Come to this humidor for some fine cigars and organic mojitos.

The Nowhere Bar Cabo. One of the best nightlife spots in Cabo San Lucas, this bar is the place to be on a Friday or Saturday night.

Giggling Marlin. Have a cocktail or beer while wolfing down burgers and quesadillas.

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