El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas

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#1 of 430 in Nature in Mexico
Watch as the waves crash against El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, an arched rock formation at the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula. Created by erosion over millennia, the distinctive rock formation serves as a meeting point for local sea lion colonies; keep your eyes peeled for the large creatures as you admire the rocks. Don't be tempted to go in the water--strong currents and rocky surroundings make the area unsuitable for swimming. You can access the beach near the rock formation by water taxi from the nearby city. To visit El Arco de Cabo San Lucas and other attractions in Cabo San Lucas, use our Cabo San Lucas journey planner.
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  • It is worth making the trip on boats from the jetty to the Arch. The swell is sometimes strong, but travels a safe one with lifeguards and the views are breathtaking, not only of the arch but of the whole area.
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  • We took the sailboat ride, quiet sea and spectacular views.. the assistance of the super recommend team
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  • We went on a boat tour here. It was beautiful. The sea lion colony stunk to high heaven, but was still super neat to see. We spent the afternoon on Divorce Beach right beside the arch on the Pacific side of the island. The currents were to strong for anything other than just ankle deep wading but the children had a blast playing in the waves, and the sand was nice and fine.
  • Beautiful place to visit at least once. There were no cruise ships there today so it was not crowded. The view and short whale watching trip made it a great day to be in Cabo.
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