Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort & Spa El Arco
El Arco Cabo San Lucas
The distinctive landmark of Cabo San Lucas is the rugged El Arco rock formation that erupts from the sea at the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Also known as Land's End, El Arco is a popular tourist attraction and the central focus of countless Cabo San Lucas vacation photos. A boat taxi ride around Land's End is the perfect way to see this famous natural attraction up close when you vacation in Cabo San Lucas. Or, stroll beneath the famous El Arco at low tide when a small sandbar is present.
Land's End Cabo Hotels - A visit to Land's End is undoubtedly one of the most popular things to do in Cabo San Lucas. Viewed from a distance from nearly every vantage point in Cabo San Lucas, the image of El Arco is synonymous with Cabo San Lucas. Land's End is a convenient day trip from Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort & Spa. Boat taxis are available from the Cabo San Lucas marina. Or, admire the grand landmark from a distance on the secluded beach that extends beyond Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort.
Land's End & Lover's Beach - Enjoy the scenery of Land's End at a leisurely pace with a stop at Lover's Beach. Located at El Arco, Lover's Beach is accessible by boat taxi, or panga, from the Cabo San Lucas marina. Pack a picnic and your camera. You're sure to capture spectacular angles of El Arco as you stroll the beautiful area of Lover's Beach. Note that the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez converge at Land's End and Lover's Beach. Swimming is not advised on the Pacific Ocean side of Land's End. Rough ocean currents are common. Enjoy the calmer side of the Sea of Cortez.
El Arco Cabo San Lucas History - While the Baja Peninsula today is a major migration route for whales, Cabo San Lucas was once an important trade route for Spanish galleons in the 1500s. Pirates would stage behind the protection of El Arco in the calm bay of the Sea of Cortez as they waited for Spanish fleets loaded with gold, spices and other treasures to pass. Pirates would then launch their attack from the towering rock formation of El Arco.