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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” (89 reviews)
“fish” (212 reviews)
“dirt road” (29 reviews)
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Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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"beautiful beach"
in 89 reviews
"fish"
in 212 reviews
"dirt road"
in 29 reviews
"tour boats"
in 41 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 21 reviews
"protected cove"
in 10 reviews
"lifeguard on duty"
in 10 reviews
"porta potties"
in 12 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 29 reviews
"small bay"
in 10 reviews
"public beach"
in 27 reviews
"palapas for shade"
in 9 reviews
"snorkeling beach"
in 10 reviews
"clear water"
in 19 reviews
"pretty beach"
in 9 reviews
"calm waters"
in 14 reviews
"snorkel gear"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

I liked the beach a lot but its kind of far from San Lucas and more from San Jose. Its better if you rent a car to get there.

Thank kevint212018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First of all, these local beaches are not all that easy to find for tourists driving themselves. We passed it at least once and had to turn around but eventually found it. There is a walk down there from the parking lot. From previous reviews...More

Thank tiff5451524
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Santa Maria is one the three (3) sites people can go snorkel. I had fun in the water, considering that was my first time to snorkel, not bad as a starter. Our tour guide was so accommodating & was patiently instructing the group.

Thank eynasf
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent few hours on this bay and we were amazed by its beautiful white sand beach. We did some snorkeling by our own and we saw a school of colorful tropical fish, we definately recommend this waters for first timers!

Thank TomyPalmero
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to Cabo every year for over 20 years and we have always loved our trips to Santa Maria - until now. Many years ago, they tore down the Twin Dolphins resort to make way for something new. We saw excavating and construction...More

1  Thank Mariadelcabo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An incredible beach with incredible snorkeling which was topped of by 45 minutes late in the day of Devil rays jumping as hey swam from one end of the beach to the other. I live moment we won’t forget!!! Do not miss this beach they...More

2  Thank saber2th2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Great place to get away from the noise and venders at Medano Beach. Bring your own drinks and food because there are no restaurants or bars here.

2  Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This little beach is definitely off the beaten path but it so worth a visit. If you don't have a car, fear not! It is accessible by boat and many snorkel tours will take you there as part of their adventures. I would suggest using...More

1  Thank AHenderson720
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Bring sunscreen, towel, snorkel gear,FISHIES FISHIES FISHIES! The view will be part of your best dreams afterward!

Thank pacurn25
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Love the Beach but could do with out the venders! But that doesnt take away from the beauty of the sands. Always such a great place to be with such amazing views!

1  Thank dusting100
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Nikzleez
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.
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lmusilek
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!!!
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LoriP20
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.
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