How to Plan a “Los Cabos Day” in Quarantine

Although we are unable to physically travel right now, that does not mean we have to stop dreaming about future vacation getaways. To help ease your wanderlust, here are some ideas and activities that will bring Los Cabos to you in your home.

Set the Mood
Nothing sets the perfect ambiance like a good playlist!  Check out these curated streams from DJ Adrian at Las Ventanas Al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort.

 

Take a Look Around
Get acquainted with Los Cabos with this incredible 360 photo with a bird’s eye view of downtown Cabo San Lucas, the marina, and Medano Beach! Can you recognize any of your favorite spots?

 

Pamper Yourself and Take Care of Your Skin
Hands feelings a little rough due to all the washing and disinfecting? Take some time with Alexa from the SE Spa at Grand Velas Los Cabos and learn tips on how to keep your skin soft!

 

Today’s Menu…
While you can never go wrong with a simple Baja Fish Taco, we challenge you to step it up a notch and put your culinary skills to the test with a fresh seafood ceviche. Waldof Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal shares an easy and delicious recipe for their “Granny Smith Apple Ceviche

INGREDIENTS:
+ 8 oz. Local seabass
+ 1 can Coconut Milk
+ ¼ ea. Red Onion
+ 1 ea. Cucumber
+ 1 ea. Granny Smith Apple
+ ¼ ea. Habanero Chile
+ 5 ea. Limes
+ ¼ Bunch Mint
+ ¼ bunch Cilantro
+ Olive Oil
+ Salt
+ Tortilla Chip
Waldof Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Dice fish into cubes and marinate for 1 hour or longer in lime juice. Dice and prepare all other ingredients.

Once fish is cooked, strain out lime juice and place into a bowl.

Add all other ingredients including the juice of one lime and the coconut milk.

Salt and serve well chilled with garnish of sliced apple, mint and fresh tortilla chips.

 

And don’t forget the dessert: Homemade Churros

Mix Up Signature Farm-to-Table Drinks
Try these cocktail recipes brought you by some of Los Cabos’ favorite Farm-To-Table restaurants. Each sip of the creation will instantly transport you to the warm oasis of these organic farms.  Extra quarantine points if you re-create these drinks with items from your own garden!

An exciting, refreshing twist on the margarita, Flora Farms shares with us their Farmarita recipe:

+1 lime wheel, for garnish 
+ Margarita salt, or kosher salt, for glass rim 
+ 2 ounces white tequila
+ 1 splash Cointreau or another triple sec
+ 2 ounces carrot juice
+ 1⁄2 ounce orange juice
+ 1⁄2 ounce lime juice
+ 1 splash simple or agave syrup
+ Ice
Spread a bit of salt on a small plate. Gently rub the lime wheel around the rim of a rocks glass. Dip the moistened rim in the salt to lightly coat. Set aside.
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In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, Cointreau, juices, and simple syrup. Shake, strain into the prepared glass, then add the ice. Garnish with the lime wheel and carrot and serve.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

And Mixologist Aslan from Acre shares how to make a Perla de la Baja

Home-School Session
Today’s lesson is all about how Los Cabos is home to some of the world’s most magical sea creatures. Download One&Only Palmilla’s educational activity workbook curated by their KidsOnly team and for today’s at-home class, have fun learning about some of the animals, faces and views you will find in the Sea of Cortez.

 

Time for Some Exercise
Movement is an essential part of well-being. Whether heavy cardio or light stretching and breathing is your preference, The Cape, A Thompson Hotel has you covered!

TV & Chill
You might be surprised to know how many films and shows were shot in Los Cabos. Check out the options for today’s programming

Movies
Troy (2004)
The Heartbreak Kid (2007)
Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants (2005)
Don’t Mess with Zohan (2008)
  See more…
Series, Shows, and Reality
House Hunters International – S137 E6, S128E7, or S156E8
Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-In and Dives –  Episode “South of the Border”
Travel Channel’s Samantha Brown – Season 1, Episode 9  
Bravo’s Invite Only Cabo

Winding Down The Day
Now is the time to breathe, listen and look deep within ourselves. End your Los Cabos themed-day by embarking on a journey of sounds and frequencies specially designed to help you reduce high levels of stress and anxiety.

 

Stay safe, stay inspired. Los Cabos awaits your return.

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