East Cape, a Wonderful Spot for Fishing and Diving in Mexico


East Cape of Baja extends from San Jose del Cabo to the Bahia Las Palmas in the north. The main town of East Cape is Los Barriles, can be reached through a one-hour-drive from the Los Cabos airport. Same as the East Cape, the town is known as a nice fishing location. In recent years, more and more Americans have chosen the place as the temporary residence location for vacations.

The place is famous for its tranquility and natural beauties. And for many visitors, East Cape and Los Barriles are wonderful places for fishing. Dorado, marlin, tuna, sailfish, sierra, amberjack and red snapper, there are just numerous kinds of fish in the waters. The conservation consciousness is increasing among fishermen, so the endangered fish species are well protected. If you drive to the south, you will find the Cabo Pulmo, a nationally marine preserve for the only living coral reef in Baja. This is the perfect place for diving with vivid views of living coral reef and marine life. The anchoring of boats or fishing is strictly prohibited here, so that you will enjoy the most inartificial underwater world.

Except for the fishing and underwater exploring, East Cape has more exciting options such as kayaking, beach enjoying, horseback riding, cruising or just enjoy your time by getting a manicure, massage or just lying on the beach.

All the activities are easy-taking through the services of your hotel. Most hotels have boats for fishing, or cruising packets. Some of the hotels also provide taxi services and ATVs. You can enjoy the distinctive fish dishes in the dining room of your hotel, be sure to try them.

After diving at Cabo Pulmo or fishing in a boat on the sea, don’t forget to spare sometime to visit Supermercado Fayla, a local market where you can shop clothing, liquor, food and souvenirs.

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