One of the best activities to do when you visit Cabo is whale watching! There’s something so incredible about seeing the whales up close in their natural environment. Winter is one of the best times to see whales and whale sharks in Cabo, so you’re in for a treat when you visit! To help you learn more, we’ve put together a list of the top 4 things to know about whale watching in Cabo:

1. See Them Right from Your Balcony

balcony of a cabo vacation rentalWhen you stay in our beautiful Cabo vacation rentals, you’ll have the opportunity to see mom and baby whales right from your balcony! We offer beachfront rentals with gorgeous views, which means you don’t have to go anywhere to enjoy whale watching. You can grab a cup of coffee and relax in the morning as you keep an eye out for whales in the distance, or eat lunch outside as you watch them jump and swim around in the water!

2. Whale Watching Tours

If you want to get up close to these amazing animals, book a whale watching tour in Cabo! These tours allow you to observe the whales in their natural environment and are led by local whale experts who will take you to the best spots to see them. Oftentimes, the whales will come right up to the boat! If you’re lucky, whales won’t be the only animals you see along the tour. Tours include the opportunity to see dolphins, sea lions, sea turtles and seabirds! A whale watching tour is the perfect way to encounter the variety of marine animals that call Cabo home.

3. Snorkel & Swim with Whale Sharks

whale shark with scuba diverFor an experience you’ll never forget, go snorkeling or swimming with whale sharks! One of the best places to go snorkeling with whale sharks is the quiet town of La Paz. Swim side by side the 30-foot-long whale sharks as they search the water for plankton. The whale sharks are filter feeders, not hunters, so you can approach them without risk. While you’re in the water, keep an eye out for other marine animals, like dolphins, rays, and whales! It truly is an unforgettable experience and one of the best ways to enjoy what Cabo has to offer.

4. Whale Watching Season Lasts from Early Nov. through April

Whale watching season typically lasts from early November through the month of April. Plan a winter vacation to Cabo for the best chance to see the beautiful creatures! Of course, there’s never a bad time to visit the area, but the winter especially provides incredible opportunities to see the whales and whale sharks in Cabo. Come visit Cabo with ESCAPE TO CABO to get away from the cold weather and enjoy warm temperatures and plenty of fun outdoor activities in the winter!

Where to Stay

casa del mar cabo san lucas vacation rentalOur beachfront condos provide the perfect place to stay when you’re interested in whale watching in Cabo. Like we mentioned before, you’ll love the convenience of stepping out onto your balcony to see the whales! Our rentals put you close to other fun things to do as well, from shopping, to dining, to water activities. Whether you’re visiting with your sweetheart, family or a big group of friends, you’ll have no trouble finding the perfect Cabo vacation rental for your stay.

Browse all our available vacation rentals and start planning your trip to go whale watching in Cabo and swim with whale sharks!

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