Boating in Cabo San Lucas

Cabo Boat

Boating in Cabo San Lucas is a popular attraction, giving visitors a chance to enjoy many water sports and unique views of the surrounding Cabo San Lucas area. 

If boating in Cabo is something you are interested, the city has all the ingredients for great boating: calm waters, great views, perfect weather and a variety of marine life. Choosing your Cabo boat will determine the theme, comfort and cost of your activity. Thorough research of your options will ensure the perfect Cabo boat for you and yours.

Cabo San Lucas Marina

The Cabo San Lucas Marina has 380 slips and can accommodate yachts and boat up to 200 feet. There is 24 hour security in the marina. Electricity is offered in either 110 (30 amps) or 220 (50 amps). Potable water is provided and guests also enjoy access to cable television in-slip and wireless internet access. 

Shore amenities include a swimming pool and recreational area, restrooms and showers, laundry facilities, and storage lockers. Parking are conveniently located in three complexes across the marina grounds. There are many restaurants and shops in the area. 

Rates are $340 per week for boats under 20 feet. 

Puerto Los Cabos Marina

Located near San Jose del Cabo at La Playita, this new marina wireless internet, potable water, cable TV, pump-out stations, ample parking, crew lounge and business center, swimming pool, fitness center, restrooms, showers, beach, nature trails, picnic and playground area, 24 hour security personnel, on-site port captain clearnace staff, access to the Captain's Club.

There are restaurants, a golf course and other shore amenities. 

Rate is about $2 a foot. 

Boat Rentals in Cabo

Private Yachts and Luxury Rentals: You can find luxury yacht rentals in both marinas. Private yacht range from boats that you can take out for a few hours to expensive luxury boats you can rent for a few days. The marina and most fishing charter companies offer yachts. A private yacht experience usually includes a full staff, food, drinks and more. Some even have jetskis and other water sports equipment on board. 

Fishing Boat Rentals: Even more popular than cruises are fishing excursions on a Cabo boat. In this case you can fish on a yacht, but cruisers or pangas are more commonly used for this purpose. Cruisers can hold large groups of people and supplies while pangas are smaller boats characteristic of Mexico. Aside from space the biggest difference between these Cabo boats is cost; a Panga is half the cost of the Cruiser. Both types of Cabo fishing charters are very popular.

Other Cabo Boating Activities 

  • Sailing is a sport in itself in Cabo. There are sailboats you can rent or tour operators that can take you for a hassle free ride. Sailboats are a popular Cabo boat for whale watching during the season as well. For those feeling more adventurous kayaking is always an exciting hands-on experience. It's inexpensive and an incredible way to exercise while enjoying the view! Cabo Adventures offers an intense sailboat racing experience. 

  • Kayaking: There are plenty of places you can rent kayaks on Medano Beach. Also, many tour operator in Los Cabos have kayaks that you can use in Santa Maria or Chileno coves.

  • Jetskis: Many vendors on Medano beach have jetskis and other small water vehicles for you to rent.

  • Cruise Tours: These Cabo boat cruises typically refer to informative tours of the scenery and wildlife.  Often they will take you diving and snorkeling to observe the Sea of Cortes' incredible variety of marine life. However, they can also be a romantic cruise by sunset or an all day party cruise on your very own Cabo boat.