Cabo San Lucas

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

Dry, hilly, cactus-filled region located at the tip of Baja California, Mexico; packed on one end with hotels, resorts, and restaurants; fringed throughout with a generous assortment of warm-water surf breaks. As it appears on a map, the overdeveloped resort town of Cabo San Lucas is found on Baja's southwest corner; as defined in the surf world, "Cabo" refers to a roughly 50-mile, 20-surf-break s...

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