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We strive to honor the tradition of sportfishing that put the East Cape of Los Cabos on the map in the 1950s by offering the best services available in the Sea of Cortez. From traditional super pangas to our deluxe 31’ Albemarle and Blackman, not only are we the largest twin-engine cruiser fleet at East Cape and we are proud of our impeccable safety record. There is no doubt that the reason why the highest rated fishing programs on the planet are frequent visitors to our location. We have hosted the prestigious Bisbee's East Cape Offshore Tournament for the past decade held at East and were honored to be selected for the 12th annual event held this year.

Our Fleet and Fishing Services

Hotel Buenavista's dock, the place where everything starts

Hotel Buenavista’s fishing fleet consists of fully-equipped 23-foot super pangas plus diesel-powered 28-foot single engine cabin cruisers and 29- to 32-foot twin engine cabin cruisers with speeds up to 28 knots. Boats are well maintained and equipped with Penn International and Okuma fishing tackle. They’re skippered by licensed local captains and crews with a heritage of sport fishing handed down to them over the generations. Skilled in both conventional and fly fishing techniques, they are eager to share their local knowledge.

We can now offer you year-round fishing! If you cannot make visit us during our spring, summer or fall, come during our off season. We relocate our fleet at the new marina in San Jose del Cabo, where you can enjoy windless fishing during the winter months.

Conventional Fishing

East Cape Sailfish, acrobatics

Whether you choose to pursue marlin, swordfish, sailfish, tuna, dorado (aka mahi-mahi or dolphin fish) or wahoo offshore in one of our twin engine cabin cruisers; pompano, yellowtail, jack crevalle, pargo and sierra in close in one of our modify super pangas; or ladyfish and roosterfish (pez gallo) just casting off the beach or on a kayak, the hotel is in the middle of Baja Sur’s angling action. Walk from your room to our dock and experience one of the world's most productive fishing areas. Spin fishing, light tackle or trolling, the hotel’s fleet of cruisers and pangas are ready to get you to the action.

Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort stands out from all of the others. It is a professional resort with a focus on the all-around fishing experience from a fast fisherman’s breakfast, a quick un-crowded dock, an in-house vacuum-packed system, to grandma’s many classical recipe’s for cooking your daily catch!.

Fly Fishing

Roosterfishing from thebeach

Saltwater fly-fishing is a “hot” sport around the world and Baja’s East Cape is among the premier “go-to” locations. On the beach overlooking the world-renowned Sea of Cortez, you are steps from some of the most exciting fly-fishing anywhere in the world. As the sun rises before breakfast, walk the beach where the hot springs beneath the hotel seep into the sea. The warm water attracts the baitfish, which in turn attracts predator species that will take a fly . . . and take it hard!

From the beach, super panga, or the more comfortable cruiser…from the hard fighting roosterfish on your favorite fly to the exotic dorado on a popper to the aggressive striped marlin chasing a hook-less teaser ready to take the fly cast just a few feet from the transom of your boat…each of these types of fishing, each of these species and many more, can be yours at Hotel Buena Vista Beach Resort. Here you can enjoy saltwater fly fishing at its finest!

Weekly Report and Fishing Statistics

Kids with memories for ever, two big dorados

Our fishing season for various game fish species vary throughout the year. You can check out the typical fishing season for many species in our East Cape Fishing Seasons Chart, or click on one of the links to see an annual summary of catches for recent years, listed month-to-month and including both fish kept and released. Our captains understand conservation of our fish populations and pride themselves on extremely high release rates for species such as striped marlin, sailfish and roosterfish.

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