San Jose del Cabo’s Centro Historico is the historical, cultural and artistic center of Los Cabos. Moments from Hotel Casa Natalia, guests explore the town's quiet street, quirky shops and quaint restaurants. Rising from the center of San Jose's square is the region's original Jesuit mission. The Mission remains one of the most visited San Jose del Cabo attractions and a popular place of worship.
The colorful history of San Jose del Cabo dates back more than 300 years and includes Pericue Indians, pirates, merchants and missionaries. Unlike its boisterous neighbor, Cabo San Lucas, San Jose retains a charm unspoiled by time and modernity.
San Jose del Cabo’s Centro Historico is the historical, cultural and artistic center of the Los Cabos region. Just moments from Hotel Casa Natalia, guests can explore quiet streets, quirky shops and quaint restaurants. Rising from the center of the square is the original Jesuit mission founded by Padre Nicholas Tamaral.
One of the joys of visiting Los Cabos, Mexico is the opportunity to enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine. Guests of Casa Natalia have no shortage of delicious restaurant choices just steps from the hotel in downtown San Jose. In addition to the on-site restaurants, Mi Cocina and Baja Oyster Bar, here is a short list of recommended San Jose del Cabo dining experiences.
Baja Oyster Bar
Fresh and sustainable seafood
Organic oyster dishes
The Art Walk
The Art Walk event in San Jose Del Cabo is promoted and sponsored by 16 certified galleries located at San Jose's Art District,(Obregon, Morelos, Guerrero and Comonfort streets) from 5 till 9 pm. You can walk through the area and see what is available in the cool of the evening.
San Jose del Cabo Beaches
No trip to Casa Natalia is complete without exploring the nearby Cabo beaches. San Jose del Cabo's weather is a beach lover’s dream with temperatures hovering in the 70s and 80s much of the year. Some of the area’s most popular beaches include Zippers, Santa Maria, Chileno and Medano. Medano, in Cabo San Lucas, is the mecca of water activities.
Many travelers escape to Los Cabos, Mexico for the warm year-round weather, stunning landscape, and seemingly endless miles of beaches. While Casa Natalia is located in the historic downtown of San Jose Del Cabo, it's not far from some of the country's most popular beaches. Guests of Casa Natalia will also enjoy access to the private El Ganzo Beach Club just five minutes from the hotel.
Journey to the Birthplace of the Huichol World. ENJOY A Mystical Nightime Theater Experience. Set on the Wirikuta Garden Pyramids at Puerto Los Cabos. Where Tradition, Legend and Magic Come Alive. Experience the ancestral dance of the Huichol people as it’s blended with contemporary & cultural choreography, breathtaking acrobatic displays & the latest in 3D mapping technology. THE LATEST CABO ATTRACTION!
With over 1500 varieties of desert plants from around the world, Wirikuta is a theme park designed to honor both cactus in all its forms as the cultures and traditions of the indigenous people of Mexico.
Puerto Los Cabos is home to Wirikuta Botanical Cactus Garden, a 12-acre park designed with thousands of cacti and succulent plants from deserts from around the world. The Sculpture Garden has a collection of monumental art by some of Mexico’s most famous living artists. - Los Cabos Guide
This open-air market is held Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. To get to the grassy market you’ll be driving down a short dirt road. Just look for the signs. It is located parallel to Calle Centenario.
- Wander with Wonder
But you’ll also enter a festive, family oriented atmosphere when you park and walk up to the market. There may even be music and art. The day we were there, an art school teacher was holding an exhibit of his students’ colorful work. The local humane society had a crafts booth with proceeds going to provide care for dogs and cats.
Sailing Boat Albatros
Depart from the Marina at Puerto Los Cabos in San José del Cabo and embark in one of the most special experiences in the beautiful and quiet sea of San José. Witness breathtaking sunsets and gorgeous panoramic views of Los Cabos in the most comfortable boats with snacks and open bar. During winter season this becomes an outstanding way to see whales migrating south, a trip that will blow your mind.
The Village of Todos Santos, vibrant and active was initially founded as a Mission in 1724. Later, it became a major sugar-cane producer. Todos Santos has long-been special. Our Church, Theater, Cultural Center & Museum and so many historic buildings are often open to the public, especially during the Historic Homes Tour. Organizations hold seminars and workshops here.
The next Music Festival is going to be HUGE. A popular Art Festival is held annually. Magazines hold shoots and photo-spreads. There is a wide array of quiet Guest Rentals to choose from and longer-term Vacation Homes for rent. There are many Homes and Lots on which to find your special place. A destination for our visiting Whales. Restaurants are very popular, serving Creative Cuisine with organic produce. Fishermen provide us fresh seafood daily. The ecology of this oasis, and the magnificent Sierra Laguna mountains, are the subject of many paintings, photographs, and memories.
More to Explore
Still others come to while away the hours at the iconic Hotel California’s long wooden bar, which, contrary to local lore, is not the same lovely place named in the Eagles song. The area is so enchanting that in 2006, the Mexican government designated Todos Santos a Pueblo Mágico—one of just 100 or so small towns honored for its natural beauty, cultural riches, or historical relevance.
San Jose del Cabo Golf
Everywhere you look, Cabo golf is on the rise. From the newly constructed Tiger Woods-designed El Cardonal to the oceanfront Cabo De Sol, you'll be hard pressed to find another vacation destination with such a fantastic collection of golf courses. Both San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas boast stunning tracks to test your golf acumen.
Los Cabos has definitely become the golf capital of Mexico. Cabo golf courses range from stunning seaside tracks to creative courses carved into the desert landscape. It is hard to believe this many amazing, world-class golf courses can be located so close to each other and Hotel Casa Natalia. Whether you’re looking for a golf-centric getaway or just hoping to get in a round, look no further than the golf courses of Los Cabos.