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A pristine white sand beach offering spectacular snorkeling.
Hwy 1 Km 11, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great day on a beautiful beach. Not crowded easy parking with bathrooms and showers. Very clean not crowded at all. Nobody trying to sale you something every two minutes. Peace and quiet. Water was great but wear shoes. The sand is course if...More

Thank rrrcoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is great! You can drive their if you rent a car or take the public bus(ruta del desierto). Very easy to get to from san jose or san lucas. The beach is open to the public, if you get there early enough you...More

Thank Nestor G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santa Maria beach is a beautiful little bay where you can swim in the Pacific Ocean. Most of the resorts in Cabo are located in areas where swimming is not an option -- and this was a beautiful place to get a full beach experience:...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I was very impressed by the newer parking area, bathrooms, showers and walkway at this beach. We stayed at a hotel on the Pacific side so couldn't swim at our resort. We spent an afternoon at Santa Maria and swam even though the yellow flags...More

Thank dco12
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a nice small beach just a few minutes from downtown Cabo San Lucas. Great parking lot, nice short walk to the sand and your ready to see lots of great fish while snorkelling! Take beverages and food if you plan to spend the...More

2  Thank pilgrim804
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We are family of 5. 4 of us say it's a great beach, I agree, however for me it was a little beat too crowdy, too waivy and too expensive compare to other beaches we have visited in Paros.

Thank נתן ש
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Long walk from parking lot to the beach. Bathroom is located at the parking lot. Sand made my feet hurt when walking on them. Lots of rocks. But water was clear towards the cove end.

1  Thank Son N
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a Great snorkeling destination. Calm waters not a lot of boats. Many fish. You will enjoy snorkeling or scuba here.

1  Thank vahnab
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This beach was so fun to play at. Easy to catch a bus there from Cabo or San Jose. Just tell the driver “Santa ‘Maria” there is also ample parking if you drive. It’s out of town so taxis are expensive. When you walk to...More

1  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great swimming and snorkelling beach. Get there early as the tour boats start arriving by 10am. Lots of fish to the right(western) side of the beach.

2  Thank JT M
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23 May 2018|
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Response from debbest1964 | Reviewed this property |
Easy enough to catch the bus there. Also there are taxis waiting everywhere outside your buildings. tell them to pick you up at a certain time and they will. We have always just rented a car while there.
6 April 2018|
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Response from Llisamarie | Reviewed this property |
If you have a car you can just drive there and get just as great of a snorkeling experience!!!
12 February 2018|
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Response from snorkelmore | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you Goggle map it. Chileno beach is closer for you if you're staying in San Jose.and also a "very" nice place to snorkel.