Lots To Be Thankful For In Los Cabos
Today marks the celebration of one of the most treasured holidays of the year in North America: Thanksgiving. This observance is about showing gratitude for all the good things in life that cannot be bought with money, like love, good will and family. It is a good chance to come together and an opportunity to connect to a deeper level with those around us, to touch each other’s souls and hearts. It is about appreciation and counting our blessings.
Although it has a European influence, Thanksgiving is a tradition celebrated mainly in the United States and Canada. It has become, nonetheless, a celebration that has gone way beyond its religious origin to reach otherwise distant places. Los Cabos, given the increasingly large number of foreign residents, is not unfamiliar at all as a community with this festivity. And we have plenty to be thankful for! Being the slice of paradise that it is, if you are around as a resident or visitor, you might want unpack your more adventurous self and not want to miss the opportunity to replace the city lights for incredible beaches and the otherwise traditional turkey for smoked marlin or lobster, in a setting where the ocean waters and the unspoiled desert have a rather uncommon rendezvous.
Now, despite Thanksgiving being a short break from regular work and everyday occupations, some folks wear themselves out and bend over backwards to prepare a huge, complex family dinner, only to go searching for a comfortable bed with the sole intention of getting some rest, feeling really thankful that it’s all over!. The holiday spirit and its inherent cheerfulness has been sucked out of the day! If this thought along dims your enthusiasm, it may be a good opportunity to spend Thanksgiving at a place where you can be completely free of stress. And preferably, a place with the sound of the ocean waves in the background.
So, where could you go to celebrate? Well, it’s hard to choose given the sheer number of options for all sorts of budgets and taste buds. But we have come up with a few suggestions that we could point you towards to celebrate this highly relevant date, so you can choose the perfect scenery to share and enjoy the best moments with your meaningful others.
Many local restaurants offer superb dinners, turkey and otherwise, with all the sides, most of them ranging between $30 – $40 US dollars per person. Solomon’s Landing, a broadly celebrated restaurant boasting rave reviews on Trip Advisor, has traditionally hosted a Thanksgiving Day dinner event, as have other restaurants along the marina and in downtown Cabo San Lucas. All it takes is a stroll along the marina to find out what the options are.
Some resorts offer a host of other fun and relaxing holiday activities, like pie-making masterclass, a Turkey Trot, and festive taco and tequila pairings. The iconic, ultra-luxury One&Only Palmilla, for example, will be hosting a series of Thanksgiving celebrations, starting on November 27th. Two world-renowned celebrity chefs, Christopher Kostow and Jean-Georges Vongerichten, will each host exclusive dining experiences, where they will showcase their own interpretation of what Thanksgiving means to them, gastronomy-wise.
Whatever you decide, be assured that you are in for a culinary ride and a truly awesome Thanksgiving experience, with an added bonus – particularly for those of you who are not big fans of the cold weather: in Los Cabos you’ll most likely get to celebrate the holiday basking under the sun!
Is there a better way to spend Thanksgiving?