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Beautiful white sand beach with calm, sheltered waters perfect for diving and snorkeling.
Highway 1 Km 24, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
+52 1 624 358 3333
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All reviews beautiful beach porta potties blue flag palapas for shade rough waves nice sand easy swimming rent umbrellas local families maybe minutes paddle boarding san jose golf course los cabos swimmable vendors rocks
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's perfect for practice padelboard. Also it's very secure for childrens. The waves are soft and the water warm. Perfect to swim. If you're not a surfer and do not like the big waves, this beach is perfect for you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MoniAntics
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We most often go to Palmilla beach. It’s a long and sandy beach with often very few people. The water is beautiful and clear, great snorkelling. A good grade for small kids.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ShirleyM529
Reviewed 26 November 2018

I highly recommend a visit to Playa Palmilla. We stayed at the Royal Decameron in San Jose del Cabo. The bus stops across the street from the Mega mall, just a short walk from the Decameron, maybe two blocks. The cost is only 13.50 pesos,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank henry c
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Great sandy beach. A gated entrance area in a residential area offers great security. Heading south... take Palmilla exit left over the overpass and straight ahead. ENJOY

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CowichanConnoisseur
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We took the bus from San Jose Del Cabo to the Palmilla bridge - then a short walk down the lovely floral and fauna lined sidewalk to the beach. Very clean. Gorgeous water- safe place to swim in a relaxing and tranquil setting. Go.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Jphaymes
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We stopped above Playa Palmilla between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo It's a beautiful sandy beach with warm water and beautiful views.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Rob M
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I walked for several miles each day along the shore when I was in Los Cabos. Although I was not staying directly on this beach, I could get there on foot. Most of the development in this area is actually somewhat tasteful, at least from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Palmilla is unique, public beach with nice restrooms and great palapas! Tip from expert, walk to the right side, towards the end of the beach, cross the rocks and you will get into Palmilla Hotel beach!

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Virgilio F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This trip to the beach was worth the cab ride since the beach on our end was steep and had rough water. Beach wasn’t crowded and was very clean.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SparkleWoods
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We found out about this beach by asking some of our hotel staff where they take their own families for a beach day...So glad we asked! We, like so many other tourists in the area, were at a hotel with a "black flag" (not safe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank Nicole V
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4 September 2018|
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Response from dta76114 | Reviewed this property |
Mark is correct, No camping on the beach. The grocery is probably less than a mile from the actual beach. I don't know of any tent camping available close to that area. i know there are some hostels really close. Some... More
12 August 2018|
Response from Isabelle_VcBC | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t go to « The one and only Palmilla ». We only went to the beach called « playa Palmilla ». There is nothing to eat nor drink; nothing for sale at this beach. I recommend that you ask locals as most of them speak... More
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Response from chelyn_md | Reviewed this property |
Hi you need goto San Jose Del cabo its near to and yes i recommeded water shoes and need umbrellas and chairs cos not arrend in the place
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