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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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 8 August 2018

What a beautiful beach. I listened to the others reviews and we loved it. You NEED a sandle on this beach. It is small pebbles so it hurts without shoes. If you go early you can get a palapa for some shade. Bring chairs if...More

3  Thank Rita C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

First time snorkeling here! It was amazing! Took a shuttle to and from our hotel. Great spot for those who want to snorkel and for those that was to play on the beach.

1  Thank Erspamer22
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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.