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MARINA CABO SAN LUCAS MARINA FACT FILE CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO OVERVIEW Marina Cabo San Lucas features 380 slips, accommodating vessels up to 200 feet with a maximum 18-foot draft. As one of the globe's foremost sport-fishing destinations, it boasts the highest quality services and amenities expected at a luxury yacht marina, and is strategically located in the harbor of Cabo San Lucas at the very tip of the Baja Peninsula. The marina plays host to some renowned sport-fishing tournaments for marlin, tuna, dorado, and wahoo, as well as many other offerings located on-site and just steps away including diverse charters, restaurants, entertainment and shopping venues. For private boat passengers, the marina offers electric hook-up and water, a modern fuel dock, a general store, as well as laundry and shower facilities. ARRIVING Los Cabos International Airport (IATA: SJD) is located outside of San Jose del Cabo and is approximately 30-45 minutes to Cabo San Lucas. Whether arriving in a private boat or a cruise ship, the marina is an official Mexican port of entry. The beautiful San Lucas Bay is deep enough for cruise ships to anchor, shuttling passengers to the basin for tours and excursions. Private yacht masters must have a title for their vessel, proof of citizenship and appropriate clearance from the original point of departure. A visit to the immigration office for tourist-entry forms for each passenger as well as a temporary import permit from the customs office is mandatory. ABOUT CABO SAN LUCAS Cabo San Lucas is a small city at the southern tip of the state of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Since the construction of the Transpeninsular Highway, Cabo San Lucas has become a high-end vacation destination. Cabo San Lucas' economy, like many resort areas in Mexico, was based on fishing and is now geared towards tourism, though sport-fishing is one of the area's main attractions. Cabo San Lucas is a bustling hub for sportfishermen, cruise ships, water-sport aficionados and nightlife seekers. It is considered the second-fastest growing resort destination in all of Mexico and is particularly busy with visitors during the winter high season, from November to February. The average year-round temperature is 78 degrees Fahrenheit (25 degrees Celsius). During the high season, October to April, the temperature is typically 80 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and cools to the 60s at night. In the low season, May to September, the temperature can go up to 100+ degrees Fahrenheit during the day and stay in the upper 70s and low 80s in the evening. The average year-round water temperature in the Sea of Cortez is 72 degrees Fahrenheit and can go up to the mid 80s in the summer. The climate is arid with over 300 days of sunshine, with some reports of over 350 days. The average annual rainfall is 10 inches (25.4cm), with most occurring during the months of September and October. LANGUAGE AND CURRENCY The official language of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is Spanish, and the currency is the Mexican Peso. Exchange rates at booths and hotels are slightly lower than banks, but the wait may be longer. Banks are open weekdays from 9 am to 4pm or later, and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. Please note that some do not exchange travelers' checks. Shops and restaurants accept dollars as well as credit cards, and ATMs and American Express offices are available, with cash dispensed in pesos. ACTIVITIES Play golf in championship-designed golf courses, where the contrast between the blue sea, the green grass, and the desert is inspiring or go fishing in one of the deepest and richest seas of the world. Fine dining or simply resting on the beaches of the quiet resorts in the area, Cabo San Lucas has something to offer to everyone. With some of the best all-around sport fishing in the world and every water sport imaginable, Cabo is the ultimate destination for travelers looking for outdoor adventure. Marina Cabo San Lucas T +52 624 173 9140 • F +52 624 143 1253 Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico 23450 CSL@igymarinas.com • www.igy-cabosanlucas.com LAT: 22°53'06.93"N • LONG: 109°54'36.42"W MARINA CABO SAN LUCAS CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO BERTHING •380 slips/33 megayacht berths •Maximum length: 200ft/47m •Maximum draft: 18ft/6m •Maximum beam: 63ft/19m MARINA HIGHLIGHTS •30-45 minutes to Los Cabos International Airport •24-hour security •Crew facilities, WiFi and cable TV •Full-service boatyard and repair facility including a 70-ton TraveLift •Situated along main yachting routes in a protected harbor •Modern floating concrete docks •Ultra-modern fuel dock and pump-out service •40,000 gallon/day desalination plant providing potable water CRUISING GROUNDS Beautifully located at the very southern end of the Baja Peninsula, Cabo San Lucas marks the place where the waters of the Pacific Ocean meet the Sea of Cortes. The waters around Cabo are well-known for fishing, whale watching and the spectacular scenery. IGY MARINA COLLECTION AMERICAS NEW YORK HARBOR: Newport Yacht Club & Marina NEW YORK: Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina BOSTON: Boston Yacht Haven MEXICO: Marina Cabo San Lucas CARIBBEAN ST. LUCIA: *Rodney Bay Marina ST. MAARTEN: Simpson Bay Marina, *The Yacht Club at Isle De Sol ST. THOMAS: American Yacht Harbor, *Yacht Haven Grande St. Thomas COLOMBIA: Marina Santa Marta PUERTO RICO: Palmas del Mar Yacht Club MIDDLE EAST DUBAI FESTIVAL CITY: Festival Marina *= Indicates member of the Yacht Haven Grande Collection, representing the finest megayacht marinas in the world.
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