We took off to San Jose del Cabo, Los Cabos for the 3rd time in the past 5 years for our winter family escape this February. It’s a short 4 hour flight from Calgary and so I watch the prices like a hawk for the Holiday Inn Los Cabos (one of the best value and quietest resorts on the strip), and when I see a deal, I snap it up.
It’s a cheap, quick, easy getaway for our family. We love it, and are already talking about going back in another couple of years (you need to mix it up, after all).
But what do you do with your family in Los Cabos? What are the fun activities to do with young kids and tweens in San Jose del Cabo? We’ve been a bunch, so here’s how we like to spend family time in Los Cabos.
First there’s sunrise yoga.
The sun rises around 6:45am in February, so Charlie and I set the alarm for 6:30 to hit the beach so the sun just crests at the perfect time in the middle of our practice.
Then we go for breakfast and spend some time at the pool reading our books.
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That last sunrise of vacation feeling. .. It’s that time of the trip when I look forward to going home as much as I looked forward to getting away! .. It’s been a slice, but I miss my own bed, doing laundry, not having a bartender within arms reach, some quiet personal space, and my @onepeloton bike. .. Adìos, México! .. .. #familyvacation #loscabos #sanjosedelcabo #cabosanlucas #sunrise #goinghome #cabo #yycdad #pool #beach #nobaddays #allinclusiveresort #holidayinn #shotoniphone
Then we have lunch.
We like to go to the beach restaurant at the resort for fish tacos and a cerveza.
Then we ‘ll head to the other pool to swim, or go for long walk on the beach looking for turtles and shells, before settling in to read more books.
Then we go for dinner.
Not to mention it’s pretty damn fun on Thursday nights for the art walk.
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We have mostly done NOTHING on this vacation. .. Mornings for me are yoga and the gym, then breakfast. We spend the morning at the pool reading, have lunch, laze in hammocks for the afternoon, dinner, and bed. Literally that’s been it. Except last night we wandered in to San Jose to do the art walk among the crowds. It was beautiful as always, a fun weekly fiesta. .. Now back to the pool and my book for one more day. .. . #cabo #cabosanlucas #artwalk #sanjose #sanjosedelcabo #familyvacation #baja #yycdad #winterbreak #sunset #mexico
So we do dinner before checking out a show, watching some Netflix on our iPads, or .. reading more books.
But we shun it all. (Except that one time, Zacharie and I toured out to Los Arcos on an overcast day and got shuttled around to tourist traps in Cabo San Lucas).
But really, we just read in the hammock or by the pool, do yoga, walk on the beach, and play with waves.
We leave our wallet in our pockets and absolutely dial back to enjoy a week off the grid.