Photo by Jes Ware
If your goal is to escape the cold, the southern tip of Baja California is a good bet. The weather tends to be less temperamental, weather-wise, than on Mexico’s Caribbean coast; an average of 350 days of sunshine per year means few clouds to spoil a short getaway. During our November visit, there was plenty of sun for getting our tan on. Over never-ending tacos and piña coladas on the beach, we plotted our return: Next time, we’ll head down during peak season (December to March) when casual lounging can turn into epic wildlife watching: Humpback and gray whales set up camp in the warm waters for the winter.