One of the jewels of the East Cape, and indeed all of North America, is Cabo Pulmo, approximately two hours and a world away from San Jose del Cabo. It is a protected National Marine Park recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, representing one of the most impressive achievements in ocean conservation and the only hard coral reef in the Gulf of California.
Estimated to be around 20,000 years old, the reef of Cabo Pulmo is been considered a treasure of the Baja Peninsula and has over 800 species of marine life, hence its nickname, ‘’The Aquarium of the World’’.
Cabo Pulmo is a perfect example of eco-living at its finest. Here, Los Cabos real estate might mean self-sufficient off-grid or fully connected as you desire, with miles and miles of natural beach and unblemished views up and down shore. The region is ideal for those seeking a placid, more natural side of Los Cabos. Scuba diving and snorkeling are popular in this area, providing an up-close look at this amazing underwater ecosystem. Five of the world’s seven endangered species of sea turtles find refuge in Cabo Pulmo This eco-destination is remote and unspoiled… the perfect “off the beaten path” experience. Visitors are encouraged to make an effort to care for the surroundings while experiencing and exploring Cabo Pulmo in various eco-friendly ways:
Limiting energy consumption in the area, many homes and states are 100 percent solar powered. No phone lines and limited outside electricity keep the area extremely low impact, and residents are able to enjoy a nightly sky filled with stars. One occasionally notices a satellite or two traversing outer space in the pure darkness.
Cabo Pulmo is known for some of the best snorkeling in North America. The Sea of Cortez is one of the most tranquil areas for visitors to explore and certified divers from Eco Adventures escort visitors to explore this living coral reef and experience an incredible underwater world.
Sustainable Sea Kayaking:
One of the most practical and eco-sensitive ways to explore the shores of Cabo Pulmo is by kayak. This non-motorized form of transportation preserves the natural wonders of the national park, while experiencing unspoiled waters first hand.
Low Impact Scuba Diving
Mary Sierra is an eco-tour business promoting sustainable tourism and the protection of one of the most unique underwater environments in the world. Certified divers take visitors to some of the best-kept secret spots in diving to witness the beautiful creatures of the sea in their natural environment.
As if one needed more reasons to desire paradise living, Cabo-style, The New York Times has placed Cabo’s East Cape high on its list of the “52 Places to Go in 2018”. Those of us already here concur absolutely, and hope you’ll take a look at their reasons for placing us so lofty position on their list! 2Seas Los Cabos is pleased to share the list with you.
Never mind our spectacular mountain-and-desert-meet-the-Sea environs, and our almost countless days of purest sunshine… Cabo’s global appeal stems from myriad overall style-of-living opportunities, so close and yet a world away from faster-paced northern and urban life. There exist so many descriptions of what a Cabo lifestyle encompasses, some of which include “barefoot sophistication”, “opulent escapism” and “soulful restoration”, among others.