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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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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.

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

2  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!

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.

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

2  Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Great beach, easily accessible by public transportation from the hotelera zone. We enjoyed their free huts with straw roof ... so cute but you have to arrive before 10am to get one! They also have free showers and washrooms. Don't forget to bring food and...More

3  Thank Isabelle_VcBC
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We went here on a Thursday afternoon. The beach was spotless and obviously well kept. It was not crowded at all. You will need to bring an ice chest with you. The water was chilly but bearable and the surf was easy to swim in....More

4  Thank David N
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Easiest and calmest beach to access in May. Not much shade and just ok restrooms compared to other beaches in area.

1  Thank mrfdrf
Reviewed 11 May 2018

safe swimming beach with roped off area. updated bathhouse with restrooms and showers. a great mix of locals and tourists.

Thank cabodoug
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous swimming beach. We walked here from Costa Azul on the beach. That’s a long walk you only can do at low tide since you have to walk around 3 rocky outcrops. About 2 miles. There are 8 free standing palapas for shade if available....More

Thank nekomau
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4 September 2018|
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Response from David N | 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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30 May 2018|
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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