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Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Discover the natural splendor and diverse wildlife of El Arco on a kayak and snorkeling tour from Los Cabos. Soak up the sunshine as you follow a knowledgeable guide to the iconic rock formations of El Arco on kayaks, greeting a languid colony of sea lions as you paddle past. Gaze at a transient tableau of tropical fish through your glass-bottomed kayak and submerge yourself in the shimmering seawater when you snorkel near Pelican Rock. Conclude your enchanting excursion as you kayak past Playa del Amor, and absorb the amorous atmosphere of the secluded spot.
  • Glass-bottom kayak and snorkeling tour in Los Cabos, led by experienced guides
  • Paddle around the famous El Arco (The Arch) rock formations and observe a sea lion colony and marine birds up close
  • Snorkel around Pelican Rock teeming with tropical colorful fish
  • Choose between a morning and afternoon departure
  • Air-conditioned round-trip minivan transport from hotels and the cruise ship pier included
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Professional guide
Glass-bottom kayak and gear
Snorkel gear
Bottled water and granola bars
Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Gratuities
Alcoholic Beverages
Personal expenses

Departure Point

Blvd. Paseo de la Marina 853, Centro, Marina, 23450 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., Mexico

Traveler pickup is offered
For a cruise ship passenger:

Once you arrive at the dock walk to the cruise ship terminal, cross it, and you will be in Plaza Gali parking lot just in front of Sandos Finisterra hotel, on the exit of the parking lot there is an Oxxo (convenience store) we can meet you there.

We do offer pickup in San José del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas, and the corridor, we do not provide pickup for hotels outside of the touristic area (Pacific side) like Hard Rock, Diamante, Nobu that are 30-40 min away from Cabo San Lucas area or East Cape area that are 30-40 min away from San José del Cabo area like Four seasons, for those hotels we set a meeting point. Same with Airbnb, if Airbnb is in the tourist area, we do offer pickup. If Airbnb is outside of the tourist area, we set a meeting point.

Ports

  • Cabo San Lucas Port
  • Cabo San Lucas Marina


Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your driver at your Los Cabos hotel or cruise ship pier and begin your oceanic odyssey to Medano Beach. The beach is an ideal vantage point to gaze at the iconic El Arco (The Arch), a rugged collection of jagged rocks that protrude dramatically from the calm ocean. 

Sink your toes into the silken sands of the beach and listen to an informative safety talk from your experienced guide. Once you’ve grasped basic paddling techniques, don your life jacket and snorkeling gear and set sail in your glass-bottomed kayak. 

Follow your guide as you maneuver Land’s End, the blissful bay where many of Los Cabos’ legendary landmarks reside. Admire pelicans and diverse sea birds as they soar past, not forgetting to gaze through the transparent boat bottom at shimmering schools of exotic fish. Keep your eye out for the manta rays and sea turtles that also inhabit the waters and paddle past the colony of sea lions lying languidly upon the sun-drenched rocks. 

Gain insight into local ecology and geology as you cruise past El Arco to the secluded Playa del Amor, a romantic and remote beach accessible only by water. Enjoy dramatic vistas of sea-sculpted boulders as you sail past the landmark. 

Arrive at Pelican’s Rock and dock your kayak in order to immerse yourself in the beautiful waters of the bay. Slip on your snorkeling gear and set off in search of lobsters, angelfish, puffers, and schools of stingrays.  

Return to your kayak and paddle around the picturesque Playa del Amor and enjoy a light snack. Absorb the tranquil atmosphere before sliding back into your kayak for the return journey to Medano Beach to board your minivan and venture back to your hotel or cruise ship port in comfort.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Please bring a beach towel, sandals, a hat, sunscreen and a camera
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • As we know, the weather is a factor that can lead us to modify our day. Sometimes we will have to change location, re-schedule, and cancel (the refund will be issued 100% in case of cancellation by us). You will be informed of the options, and you will make the decision. Factors that could influence this are rain, high swell, wind, and jellyfish.
  • Morning tours are recommended (less windy, less crowded)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY High Tide Los Cabos

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Los Cabos Arch and Playa del Amor Tour by Glass Bottom Kayak.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Try to avoid going on a day when cruise ships are in port." See review
  • "Avoid choppy seas which will make the paddling a lot rougher,." See review

Reviews

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star-5
Such a beautiful and fun kayak experience!
Karin_K
, Jan 2021
We loved our kayak trip over to the arch and the beaches with Maury. He was an amazing trip guide and so much fun to be with. I’m 56 and my daughter is 32. We had no issues and felt very capable and safe during our journey. Maury picked us up, and dropped us off. At our hotel Rui Palace. It was so much fun!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2021
Thanks for your review! We certainly enjoy reading when our customers enjoy our experiences. Hope to see you on your next visit to Cabo Best Regards HT Team
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Great !!!!
marianella_v
, Dec 2020
It was great, a little short though. We didn’t stop at playa del amor but at pelican, that at time of the day had no sun. Pepe and Hugo the guides were awesome!!!! I do recommend this tour
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thanks for taking the time to write this review!! We are pleased you had a great tour!! It is always gratifying to read these words !! Hope to see you again on your next visit to sunny Cabo Best Regards HT Team
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Kayak and snorkel experience
nina_t
, Dec 2020
The excursion was enjoyable and relaxing. The whale was a special surprise! Thank you for making it memorable.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2020
Thanks for taking the time to write this review!! we are very happy you had a great tour!! It is always very rewarding to read these words !! Hope to see you again on your next visit to sunny Cabo Best Regards HT Team
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Lots of fish
John_H
, Nov 2020
Snorkeling was unexpectedly great. So many fish near pelican rock. The paddle was easy for all members of the group.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thanks for taking the time to write this review!! we are very happy you had a great tour!! It is always very rewarding to read these words !! Hope to see you again on your next visit to sunny Cabo Best Regards HT Team
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Such a fun experience!
Marley_M
, Nov 2020
Sergio was an excellent guide. He was very knowledgeable about the area, and he took beautiful pictures of us by the Arch. The snorkeling was so fun as well. It was my favorite tour in Cabo.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thanks for taking the time to write this review!! We are delighted you enjoyed the tour with us!! It is always gratifying to read these words!! Hope to see you again on your next visit to sunny Cabo Best Regards HT Team
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Arch kayak tour
Cabo
, Nov 2020
And we think Pepe and his partner picture of us safely for the wonderful kayak experience. They were extremely cautious about one of us that was not experienced. They gave us a wonderful safe briefing they gave us sanitize mouthpieces for the snorkeling and they stayed with us right with us when we went out to the arch where the water was a little more rough. They shared the pictures with us and did not charge us which was wonderful they even extended their time with us to help us shop at the market for one hour.Kendra
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you for your nice words. We hope to see you soon.
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Cabo arch
John-S
, Nov 2020
We had such a wonderful time with Pepe and our driver and copilot. They made us feel secure and safe they were very informative very detailed in their communication. On time so polite great pictures
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you for your words. We love to know that you had a great time in the company of our guides. We hope to see you back soon.
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So safe so thrilling. Amazing.
JoAnna-S
, Nov 2020
I felt so safe with Pepe and our driver. They were awesome. What a fabulous trip. A must do when in Cabo
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
Thank you very much for your kind words !! The arch is a must when you come to Cabo, especially your first time in Cabo!!!. Our guides are committed to making you have an unforgettable experience. We hope to see you soon
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Best arch kayak trip
Dana_M
, Nov 2020
We were taken care of from the moment we were picked up at hotel. ON TIME!!!!!! Excellent precaution due to COVID, disinfected snorkel mouthpiece, life vest snd safety briefing. Care getting us in the kayak, experienced and novice felt extremely comfortable in the water at the Arch. They airdropped pictures; without charge. Also took time out of their day between tours to let us shop at market for an hour. Please tip generously!!! The men work very hard to make your experience memorable. Dana
icon Response from Host , Nov 2020
We appreciate your comment. We are committed to the health and safety of our customers. We are happy that you enjoyed the kayak and snorkel tour in the arch. Without a doubt, you cannot miss it and live the experience of being up close with the marine life during the kayak tour.
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Exceeded Expectations with Sergio!
Justin_T
, Oct 2020
Sergio was a fantastic host and ensured we had a great experience. Highly recommend him and he gave a wonderful recommendation on a restaurant SUR in Cabo San Lucas that avoided the peddlers. The food was amazing!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
Thank you very much for these wonderful words. We are happy that you had a great experience. Without a doubt, Sergio is an excellent guide. We are waiting for you on your next vacation.
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