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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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“beautiful beach” (81 reviews)
“dirt road” (28 reviews)
“fish” (197 reviews)
Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Clean beach, decent snorkelling, no beach vendors, has washrooms and lots of parking. Will go back to this beach again!

Thank Franklinfive
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was one of two stops for our snorkel and beach hoppers tour with Cabo Expeditions. The fish were amazing! This is a must do if you love to snorkel!

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Maria Beach is about 15 minutes outside of Cabo on the Cabo Corridor. It is a quiet beach away from the crowds. The water is calm and swimmable. One of the better beaches in Cabo.

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heading to Santa Maria was on our first stop in exploring this area of Mexico. When arriving you do have to walk 5 minutes or so to get to water area. It's a paved in some area and gravel in others ( thinking parts of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

not the best place to swim and dive but group safety and friendly help great boat ride with food and drinks/

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on a catamaran for snorkelling. The crew and boat were excellent. Unfortunately, there weren't that many fish in the bay and the shoreline was marred by a new resort being built. I can only imagine how beautiful the area was before the construction.

Thank Vancouvertraveller43
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here is a part of our tour to snorkel. It's a nice area that is being developed. Water was pretty cloudy and crew ended up chumming for fish to see. Nice area to relax for part of the day.

Thank Alvin K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful safe beach. Lots of fish bring bread to feed them . You can take a car, or take a catamaran.

Thank Florence L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very popular leading to churned-up water. Lots of fish but pretty cloudy. Some coral close to the rocks.

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected a nicer beach but even there they built a Hotel complex. Too bad... we didn't see a lot of fishes.

Thank alexandrab5965
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Melissa Q
11 November 2017|
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Response from Al L | Reviewed this property |
it's public beach, free for now. there's an ongoing construction though right brhind the beach that looks like gonna be another resort, so who knows they may privatize it later.. :)
Melissa J
7 July 2017|
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Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
Only life guards at this beach. It's fairly small and honestly hope it stays that way. I'm sure as the developments continue to encroach around it that will not be the case and it will become busy like the others. Still a... More
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.