How to Make Your Yacht Trip to East Cape Luxurious and Memorable

Planning on cruising the coast of Baja California Sur? Discover the best-kept secrets of the Baja peninsula, surrounded in laid-back decadence, with these essential tips for your trip.

  1. 1. Try something new

    Whether it’s a new food, activity, or a simple change to your regular routine, use this exciting excursion as an opportunity to push yourself out of your comfort zone.
    Make this trip memorable by doing something you’ve never done before, whether you’re flying solo or bonding with your nearest and dearest.

    The Marina Village at Costa Palmas is the premier port of call at the Four Seasons Los Cabos Resort–and the perfect place to shake things up.

    Here, you’ll find innovative cuisine and cocktails in a variety of settings, and take your pick from casual and fine dining options. At Mozza, you’ll nosh on tantalizing seafood and local provisions in a distinctively contemporary setting. Dine al fresco to sample fare fresh from the wood-fired pizza oven, or indoors to immerse yourself in Chef Nancy’s latest culinary creations.

    For adventure enthusiasts, try your hand at some of the watersports that Los Cabos is famous for, like windsurfing, kitesurfing, and kiteboarding. The peak season for these adrenaline-pumping activities is mid-November through mid-March, making the holiday season the perfect time to take advantage of the strong El Norte winds.

    Kick your sense of adventure up a notch and zipline through the forest, soak in the restorative waters of the area’s natural hot springs, or go on a camelback safari, culminating the day with a picnic at sunset.

  2. 2. Take time to unwind

    On your regal retreat, make a point to unplug from the rest of the world.

    Rest and replenish your spirit by doing whatever it is that you find relaxing, whether that means catching up on some much-needed sleep or partaking in your favorite pastime.

    • Shop for one-of-a-kind treasures

      If indulging in a little retail therapy brings you joy, you’ve come to the right place.
      The unique boutiques in Marina Village include open-air shops and markets that house a curated collection of artisan wares.

    • Pamper yourself with spa amenities

      Book a private massage right on the deck of your yacht for pure relaxation with an unbeatable ocean view.
      If you prefer to venture onto dry land for your pampering, the Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas features a top tier spa facility designed to replenish your spirit and well-being. Treat yourself to a restorative massage, facial, or hydrotherapy whirlpool session to recharge your batteries.
      A sauna and steam room also await to melt away the stresses of the outside world.

    • Get a world-class workout

      At the Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas, you can stretch, sweat, and leave your worries behind with your choice of physical pursuits. Hit the gym in a world-class fitness facility, tennis, or basketball courts.
      Go for a swim in one of the resort’s six swimming pools or right in the ocean along two miles of pristine, swimmable beach. Explore the underwater menagerie right from the comfort of your yacht when you go snorkeling or scuba diving.
      Take a surfing lesson from a local instructor or hit the links at the 18-hole golf course to get your endorphins flowing.

  3. 3. Soak up your surroundings

    One of the biggest benefits of embarking on an East Cape sailing adventure is the freedom to immerse yourself in plenty of things to see and do.

    • Explore nearby towns

      Plan a day trip (or two) and sail on over to one of the many coastal cities and mountainside towns to brush up on your knowledge of Mexican culture.
      San José del Cabo is an idyllic spot known for its vibrant art scene. There are a number of art galleries to visit, where you can admire the work of local artists and craftsmen.
      Cabo Pulmo, nicknamed “The Aquarium of the World” by oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, is home to plenty of colorful fish, coral reefs, and marine life like sea lions, whale sharks, and manta rays.
      If you want to leave the beach behind, the mountainous terrain of Miraflores is home to many rustic ranches and historic colonial architecture.
      Here you can shop for handmade leather goods, visit a saddlery, and try out the local cuisine, where they’re known for exceptional cuts of meat.

    • Mix and mingle at the marina

      At Marina Village, you can dance the night away at the vibrant nightclub or listen to live music as you relax beneath the twinkling stars in the night sky.
      Grab a glass of wine at the outdoor lounge and reconnect with your crew or strike up a conversation with a new acquaintance.
      Stroll along the courtyard or relax at the outdoor lounge as you watch travelers coming and going from yacht to dock. The massive yachts gliding through the water make a beautiful backdrop for your socializing.

    • Book an unforgettable excursion

      Get in tune with nature and take advantage of the treasure trove of activities Los Cabos has to offer. The sparkling waters in the Sea of Cortez are brimming with tropical fish like striped, blue, and black marlin, grouper, sea bass, and sailfish.
      Try your hand at fishing from your yacht or board a fishing boat with a local guide to hit the hot spots at sea.
      The ever-changing landscape of the Los Cabos area sets the picture-perfect scene for a number of outdoor activities. From off-roading in an ATV through the rugged mountain terrain, horseback riding on the beach, or hiking to crystal clear waterfalls, the possibilities are endless.

  4. 4. Toss your to-do list.

    Let someone else do all the planning for a chance.

    Whether you’re chartering a yacht or cruising on your own vessel, you can take a break from orchestrating every moment of your holiday. Instead, let your yacht crew and captain delight in the details of making your every desire come true.

    Prior to your trip, make sure your preference sheet is filled with all your dos and don’ts.

    Be sure to include your favorite (and least favorite) foods, ideas for themed dining, parties, or excursions, and anything else they need to know in order to design the trip of your dreams.

Does waking up in paradise everyday sound enticing? Discover your own personal oasis when you purchase luxurious waterfront property at Costa Palmas.

Where elemental luxury meets a sea of dreams

Set at the edge of the Sea of Cortéz, Costa Palmas is a dramatic landscape…and a home. Costa Palmas is a unique invitation to elemental luxury and spirited adventure on a calm blue sea of dreams. Resort amenities include:

  • A world-class Beach & Yacht Club
  • Marina and Marina Village
  • Robert Trent Jones II designed world-class 18-hole Golf Course, and a Golf Practice Facility
  • Organic farms, orchards and an estuary
  • Aventura Adventure Planning and Guides
  • Bespoke Shopping
  • Sports Park

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