The original circa 1960’s site of the the Bahia Hotel 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 courtesy Bahia Hotel & Beach Club – www.bahiacabo.mx
The Hotel Twin Dolphin opened during 1977.
It sat on part of 160 acres on a secluded beach adjacent to Bahâ Santa Maria. The Hotel was named after the family yacht of its developer, Texas oilman David J. Halliburton Sr. The hotel was closed around 2006 and the buildings were demolished.
Twin Dolphin Beach was named for the hotel nearby that was closed in 2006. This beach is correctly named Playa Las Viudas or Widows Beach.
Text from Baja Legends: The Historic Characters, Events, and Locations That Put Baja California on the Map (Sunbelt Cultural Heritage Books) Paperback – November 1, 2014
by Greg Niemann
Old, Historic Photos of Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo, Los Cabos