Destination descriptions researched and written by Vicki Meade

A bi-annual series of catalogs on postgraduate courses published by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC


Cabo San Lucas, at the extreme tip of the Baia California Peninsula, has evolved over the past half century from a sleepy fishing village to a high-energy playground on the Sea of Cortez—a body of water with sealife so diverse that Jacques Cousteau called it the “aquarium of the world.” The four-stoplight town, with a population of less than 25,000, is located along a 20-mile stretch of coast known as Los Cabos, one of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations. Cabo San Lucas—or “Cabo” to regulars—can be whatever vacationers want: a romantic hideaway for couples, an adventure land for active families, a party town for singles, a mecca for enthusiasts of water sports, fishing, golf, nightlife, fine dining, and people watching. With a year-round temperature of 78 degrees, Cabo is the perfect escape from winter’s chill.