Added by Josiah Roe
A desert oasis of relative solitude tucked away at the base of the Sierra Laguna mountains, miles away from the tourists and chaos of Cabo San Luca and La Paz, with gorgeous canyon views and a 25' foot jump into a seemingly bottomless pool.
Cascada Sol De Mayo can be found just beyond the village of Santiago off Highway 1, the main road between La Paz and San Jose Del Cabo. After turning off Highway 1 towards Santiago, simply follow the signs for the "Waterfalls", Cascada Sol De Mayo, and/or Ranchero Ecologico Sol De Mayo.
Eventually the road turns to dirt and dead-ends at the Ranchero, which has bathrooms and a small, sometimes-open restaurant.
Follow the well-marked trail past the restaurant about .5 miles, over the nearest ridgeline and down into the canyon.
Often times the Ranchero will ask for a donation of about $5 USD for help in maintaining the facilities.
Additional photos by Chris Rogers
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