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Santa Maria Beach

Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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A pristine white sand beach offering spectacular snorkeling.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Palapas available (if you get there early) and a bathroom nearby.We rented a car, parked it in the now paved parking area, and had a wonderful time snorkeling -- lots of pretty fish to see!

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a a beautiful beach where you can do snorkel. It has a spectacular view.. when you rent a snorkel tour at the marina they will bring you here,so just rent a car and get there yourself

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there's ongoing construction (looks like cottages or another resort) so close to the beach you can smell burning pitch or resin. i presume once it's done the beach will be over crowded. meanwhile, (as of July 2017) it's very clean, free with parking lot, life...More

Thank Al L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this beach is a little bit hidden from the rest but it is so relaxing that i have to admit it is a hidden gem in cabo

Thank goldenboyalpha0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach was by far our favorite on the Sea of Cortez side. We came on a Wednesday morning and it was deserted. Throughout the entire day, there were probably a total of 25 people on the beach. It was absolutely beautiful and we all...More

Thank Kristin Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think this is one of the better public beaches in Cabo. It is gorgous, and the views are spectactular.

Thank Martha L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving at our hotel in Cabo and walking down to the beach by our hotel was one of the most disappointing things about Mexico for me. I was expecting to be able to lay out a towel and sit for hours in serenity. Instead I...More

1  Thank Emily N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the drive to get to this swim-able beach. Very clean, and well protected from the big waves. Good parking,, restrooms and freshwater rinse off shower.

Thank tmleede
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful bay with one of the safer areas for a family to take their kids to swim. We stayed in San Jose on Costa Azul, a stunning beach. Unfortunately, our beach quite often had big waves and a strong tow, even in...More

1  Thank mrsp-alisoviejo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very very cold water! Powered through, but not super enjoyable. Too windy and rough for good viewing.

Thank Paul H
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Melissa J
7 July 2017|
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Response from merdhretired | Reviewed this property |
No, we usually pack a picnic.
5 February 2017|
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Response from mtbguy44 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I did not respond sooner. Hope you had a nice trip without any incidents.
Nancy B
15 August 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
It's only a 15 minute taxi ride to Santa Maria bay from the marina but you will need snorkel gear. If you have time to book a catamaran cruise into the bay from the marina that is the most fun and includes lunch.