Archive December 2012

Add Sport Fishing to Your Cabo San Lucas Vacation To-Do List

The Sea of Cortez and Pacific Ocean offer world-class fishing in Cabo San Lucas. In fact, Cabo is known to many as the Marlin Capitol of the World, and it is no surprise why.

Black marlin, blue marlin and striped marlin are among the most caught fish. There are also tons of other species to catch, too including tuna and Dorado.

The Equipment

Bad Medicine Sport fishing has over 15 years of experience in Cabo San Lucas. Head out to Sea aboard the Cabo Yacht, powered by twin 3208 Caterpillar 4-stroke diesels. The boat is fast and quiet, and is perfect for a day of sport fishing.

The boat comes equipped with a super bait tank system and fish storage and a top of the line “Release Marine” fighting chair for those catches that require a little extra struggle to bring in to the boat. Bad Medicine has high quality fishing equipment for you to use on your trip.

The Crew

Captain Bernardo “Bernie” Ruiz and Mate, Beto will be sure to make your sport fishing adventure truly amazing. They have over ten years of experience with Bad Medicine. Their expertise and passion for fishing set Bad Medicine apart from other sport fishing in Cabo San Lucas.

“If you are looking for a great boat to fish from, this is it. We’ve done our fair share of fishing – from Alaska to Florida, and in between and this is a top notch crew and boat. Bernie and Alberto are great. We just got back from Cabo and this was our second time with them. They are clean, friendly, patient, and helpful and work very hard. Thanks guys for another great trip on the water.”  - Review from TripAdvisor.com  

If you are looking for a memorable fishing adventure, take advantage of a vacation that includes accommodations at Cabo Villas Beach Resort and Spa and discounted prices for fishing with Bad Medicine.

Interested in learning more about sport fishing with Bad Medicine, visit the website at www.badmedicinesportfishing.com.

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Have Fun in Cabo San Lucas at Wild Canyon Adventures

For those looking for something more adventurous than laying on the beach during their vacation in Cabo San Lucas should head to Wild Canyon Adventures. The park is home to tons of adrenaline pumping activities that are fun for the entire family. Check out some of their activities and reviews from Trip Advisor by those who have seen and experienced first-hand how incredible Wild Canyon Adventures is!

Camel Quest

Camel Quest is a great family-friendly activity at Wild Canyon. Ride a camel through El Tule Canyon. Each guest gets paired with their very own camel. The ride takes you through the desert to a beautiful oasis that is home to lush vegetation, and you will never lose site of the Sea of Cortez. The Camel ride is complete with games, contests and an education in “Camels 101”. Riders must be at least 4 years of age and weight under 260 lbs.

“This was everything I had hoped for! The camels were very well behaved and attentive. The trainers/handlers were very knowledgeable and entertaining. I would definitely recommend this excursion to my friends and anyone that would like to get to know camels. Also, the photos were incredible!” – Johnny C. from Clarksville, TN

Off-Road Runners

Wild Canyon’s Off-Road Runners are a fun option for those that like to drive. This ATV tour gives you the opportunity to drive a Can am Outlander 400 BRP vehicle, which comfortably seats two passengers. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license, and riders must be at least 10 years of age. After being outfitted with protective gear and taking a ride through the test course, riders are taken through five different scenic areas: Ocean View, Arroyo, Beach, Canyon and Mountain.

“My mom, dad, brother, husband and myself had the best guide, Jimmy, take us on a one-of-a-kind ATV tour of Cabo. We went through the rugged terrain, smooth beaches, desert and tunnels. I’d recommend anyone going to Cabo San Lucas check out Wild Canyon and all that they offer! Jimmy shoed us an incredible time and was very entertaining and fun to get to know.” Guest, from Illinois

Tortuga Zip Lines

Zip lining is a favorite activity for many that come to Cabo San Lucas, but many visitors and locals agree that Wild Canyon is the most fun. After going through “zip line school”, tour groups and two guides will go through an 8-line tour that features 2,673 feet of zip lines. The tour is 3.5 hours total. Zip liners must be 8 years of age or older and cannot exceed 300 lbs.  Experience the baja dessert in a totally new way.

“It was a blast! We had twelve in our group, ranging in age from 11 to 56 years old. It was something I will never forget. The staff was very careful to be sure we felt safe. It was such a thrill and really fun. Our hearts were pounding, our adrenaline was pumping, and we were hooting and hollering and having the time of our lives. A must do when you’re visiting Cabo.” – Debby M. from San Diego, CA.

Bungee Bombers

Bungee bombers is not for the timid. This is truly an experience for those looking for something wild. Take a ride to our glass floored gondola that is suspended over 300 feet in the air. Jumpers are connected to a bungee cord that is attached to their feet or waist. On the count of five, you jump up and out of the gondola for an exhilarating experience. Must be at least 10 years old, and weigh between 89 and 240 lbs to jump.

“My son and husband did the zip lines and the bungee. They said the bungee was great – [they liked it] much better than the zips. It was their first bungee jump. Enjoy it if you like that crazy stuff!” – Mother and Wife, Salem, OR.

Sling Swingers

The final attraction for thrill-seekers at Wild Canyon is the Sling Swingers activity. Visitors can swing alone or with a companion. After heading to the glass-bottom gondola, guests are harnessed and hooked up to the secure, safety equipment. They are then connected to a bar and released from 300 feet in the air and swing in a pendulum motion with a 240 foot radius. Participants must be at least 10 years old and the combined weight of those swinging cannot exceed 450 lbs.

“My daughter did the swing from the gondola with her dad. Both had a great experience and felt safe and well taken care of throughout. Wild Canyon was recommended to us by friends, and we are returning the favor by recommending it to everyone who wants a fun-filled adventure.” – VIsitor

Ring in the New Year 2013 at the Biggest Celebration in Cabo San Lucas

Celebrate the coming of the New Year in Cabo San Lucas at the Baja Brewing Company. The restaurant, located at Cabo Villas Beach Resort and Spa is hosting “Happy New Beer 2013” from 7 p.m. to midnight, and it is sure to be a night to remember.

The event includes a 5-course dinner served at 7 p.m., an open National bar until midnight, live music at 9 p.m. and the largest fireworks show in Cabo San Lucas.  There will also be a champagne toast to 2013 at midnight.

The evening begins with the 5-course dinner. The meal features a variety of dishes including a pear, almond, goat cheese, spinach and arugula salad and BBC Burro Brown Ale Braised Ribs with roasted country potatoes and green beans.

Following dinner at 9 p.m., there is live music by Kimbara, an International Fusion group. The finale of the event is the amazing fireworks show. The Baja Brewing Company, which is located on the rooftop of Cabo Villas Beach Resort, is the perfect place to watch the fireworks show, which is the biggest fireworks show in Cabo San Lucas on New Year’s Eve.

The total cost for the event is $100 including tax and tip. Tickets for “Happy New Beer 2013” can be purchased at the Baja Brewing Company located at Cabo Villas Beach Resort or by calling 01152 (624) 143-9199 ext. 2026. It is recommended that reservations be made in advance as seating is limited. For more information about Cabo Villas Beach Resort and Spa, please visit www.discountedcabobeachresorts.com.

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