Photo of Hotel Hacienda Cabo on Medano Beach, or Playa el Médano circa 1966.
The most recent source of this image is from a Facebook post by Maria Faustina Wilkes Ritchie.
“Buenos Dias. This photo is full of a thousand memories. At that time to operate all the services focused on tourism hoteliers gave lodging, laundry and three meal to all employees. In this photo in the lower left corner are the rooms and dining room for the aforementioned, so tourism began in Cabo San Lucas. I do not know the credit of this photo. It has much history of course. Greetings” Maria Faustina Wilkes Ritchie
Text on the image: 1966 Hotel Hacienda de Abelardo L. Rodriguez
Maria Faustina Wilkes Ritchie is the author of the book El San Lucas que ya conoci or The San Lucas You Already Know. www.oldcabo.com/el-san-lucas-que-ya-conoci/
This is the former residence of fisherman Oscar Montaño Herrera circa 1960. Known as Don Yoka, he was a pioneer of Los Cabos’ coastal fisheries. More than a quarter century ago, Don Juan Esquivel built one of the first hotels on Medano Beach, circa mid 1980’s, on the site that originally belonged to Don Yoka. Photo: The original circa 1960’s site of the the Bahia Hotel. Photo courtesy Bahia Hotel & Beach Club – www.bahiacabo.mx
CABO SAN LUCAS B.C.S. ( 1960 )
Esta era la casa del pescador Oscar Montaño Herrera,mejor conocido como don “Yoka”,uno de los pioneros de la region y fue presisamente en este lugar donde se construyo uno de los primeros hoteles en la playa del medano.