Despite its reputation for romantic resorts and rowdy nightlife, Cabo San Lucas is actually a very good family-friendly vacation destination. Many local lodgings offer onsite kids clubs with supervised activities, babysitting options are readily available, and there are a wealth of outdoor activities that will appeal to children of all ages.
Cabo Submarine and Cabo Dolphins are two of the top choices for young children, and both provide memorable experiences in non-threatening environments. Cabo Submarine's yellow semi-submersible showcases the abundance of colorful marine life in the Sea of Cortés from a comfortable underwater viewing cabin, while Cabo Dolphin provides up-close-and-personal dolphin encounters in very shallow water.
Older kids, meanwhile, may prefer surf lessons at High Tide Sea Expeditions, where they can learn wave riding from a former Mexican national champion. Swimming with whale sharks tours and a snorkel/scuba hybrid called Snuba are among the cool offerings from Cabo Expeditions, and the Baja California peninsula's biggest theme park, Wild Canyon, draws raves from visiting teens for its adrenaline-pumping adventures, which range from zip-line courses to off-road racing.