Beaches

Beaches in Los Cabos

Los Cabos has excellent beaches spanning about a 80 km area. They have unique features like its warm and turquoise waters that excel at international level. You can do all kinds of watersports in them. Beaches.

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Chilleno Beach

Great for families, snorkeles and divers, look for the dive flag at the edge of the highway at KM 14, which marks the parking entrance. Kayaks, snorkeling gear and more are available here, although motorized watercraft are not allowed in this marine sanctuary. Several reefs run parallel to the beach and are home to over 80 species of marine life. Sea turtle sightings are common here. Public restrooms and showers are available as well as palm shaded areas to give visitors a comfortable place to relax out of the sun. Weekends can get crowded but a short walk around the cove brings you to more seclusion. If you can, choose to visit on a weekday in the morning hours for less crowds and the best swimming and snorkeling conditions.

 

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Lover´s Beach and Divorce Beach

Lover´s beach or Playa del Amor is located on the Sea of Cortez side of Land´s End in Cabo San Lucas. Access to this beach is by water taxi from the marina or Medano Beach. Average cost for a round trip is $20 and the taxis will arrange a pre-determined pickup time. Pack a lunch, bring snorkeling gear and a towel and your ready for a great day of sunning, swimming and sightseeing. Beach vendors offer water, soft drinks and beer. This beach is world famous and has been the subject of many photo layouts so bring a camera (underwater cameras are a good idea if you plan on snorkeling) to capture your own images. Divorce Beach is found through the gap in the rocks that leads to the Pacific side of Land´s End and is named for it´s harsh undertow and dangerous shore break. Swimming is only recommended at Lover´s where a short swim will take you to some great snorkeling.

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Santa Maria Beach

Located at KM 11.5 off the main highway, this horseshoe shaped beach is just plan beautiful. Part of a marine sanctuary, this beach offers outstanding opportunities for swimming and snorkeling and getting up close to myriad tropical fish. For a special treat, bring some bread or tortillas and hand feed the fish! As this is a marine sanctuary, the taking of fish is not allowed. There are a few vendors that travel this beach is the pinkish colored sand that is about the size of a kernel of rice and not irritating like fine sand. Bring cameras, this place is a photographers dream. Take only photographs, leave only footprints!

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Acapulquito Beach

Soft sandy beach with clear waters. It has a strong swell so it is recommended to take caution for swimming. You can practice surf here and ride the strong waves.

It is at Km.28 on the main road in San Jose del Cabo.

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Medano Beach

On this beach you can enjoy water sports such as diving, fishing, sailing, swimming, boat ride, snorkeling, skiing, surfing and kayaking. The place has restaurants and bars where you can listen to music while enjoying delicious dishes and refreshing drinks.

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Palmilla Beach

It is a beautiful white sand beach where you will find a recreational space. The sports practiced commonly here are diving, fishing and snorkeling because in these waters lives a lot of marine species.

It is located at Km. 27.5 of the road no. 1, San Jose del Cabo.

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Las Mañanitas Beach

It is the first beach after the Corridor, the scenic road between San José del Cabo to Cabo San Lucas.

The beach has white sand and is wide, though it is not a recommended place to swim, its large size makes it a spectacle.