El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas

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Must see · Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
Watch as the waves crash against El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, an arched rock formation at the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula. Created by erosion over millennia, the distinctive rock formation serves as a meeting point for local sea lion colonies; keep your eyes peeled for the large creatures as you admire the rocks. Don't be tempted to go in the water--strong currents and rocky surroundings make the area unsuitable for swimming. You can access the beach near the rock formation by water taxi from the nearby city. To visit El Arco de Cabo San Lucas and other attractions in Cabo San Lucas, use our Cabo San Lucas journey planner.
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  • The best atraction from Cabo is without a doubt The Arch, it’s an overwhelming experience that makes you feel how tiny you are and how beautiful our planet earth is, you are even guaranteed to see...  more »
  • Um, this was neat. It's a cool geologic rock formation at the tip of the Baja. Go see it when you go to Cabo, but it is just a rock arch.  more »
  • El Arco as it is known by Spanish speaking people or the Arch is a group of limestone formations at the end of the Mexican Baja and Californian Peninsular. At the most southern tip lies Cabo San...  more »
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  • We stopped at Lover’s Beach near El Arco for a pre-wedding day photo shoot. In love with this beach and the sunrise here. Can’t wait to visit again soon. FYI Tide is strong, not for swimming, and can only get to during low tide times of the day. Be sure to away from the Divorce side too! 🙃❤️🌊
  • I got some great pics from the balcony of my cruise ship. Beautiful sight but not worth paying more than $15 to get up close unless you want other people or boats in your pictures. I can say that I have been but definitely do not see the need to ever return.
  • It was one of the best experiences I've ever had. Never imagined I'll be visiting this amazing place one day. Can't wait go back! 👏🏻
  • Visited El Arco aboard Tropical catamaran as part of charter booked aboard Vision of the Seas. Had a blast as we were only a party of 12. Excellent service, fun crew open bar and perfect weather! What's not to luv?
  • It's The Arch! You cannot visit Cabo without seeing The Arch! Basically ever tour or water activity goes by it (whale watching, snorkeling, cruises, dinner boats, water taxis, etc). You can only walk under it at low tide during certain years when the sea level is low enough. Lovers and Divorce beach are next door. A resident colony of sea lions lives adjacent.

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