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Santa Maria Beach

Address: Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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Ranked #13 of 125 things to do in Cabo San Lucas
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Owner description: A pristine white sand beach offering spectacular snorkeling.
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Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Owner description: A pristine white sand beach offering spectacular snorkeling.

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Cushendun,N Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

During the week, the beach is almost deserted. Clean, warm water to swim and feed the fish with a snorkel. Take the bus if you are staying in downtown Cabo. It makes a change from the noise and drunks that roam the streets of Cabo.

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We snorkeled at this beach but the water was a bit murky. Lots of boats coming in and our too. However, since we couldn't swim at our hotel beach this was the next best thing. It's a nice free public beach. Locals will come by and try to sell jewelry, etc., but we didn't mind. Bought an ankle bracelet for... More 

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Brazil
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

You reach it by boat only. There are no facilities there (no restrooms, showers, bars, etc, ) so if you plan to stay long, take your snack and drinks. There are some vendors offering you a massage, mangoes, water. Nice place to stay away from the "city". Calm Waters.

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Surrey, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This used to be a beach with very visitors. When we were there on Monday, it looked like more people have discovered the serenity of this beach. It is still a very nice beach, great snorkelling. We even saw a couple scuba diving. There is now a no pet policy, which is good because some dog owners do not clean... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was our favorite beach, we returned three times during our 1 week stay in CSL. We snorkeled, swam and just relaxed on the beach, one time early morning, we had the beach almost to ourselves, just 4 other people stretched out around this lovely little bay, so relaxing.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

we went to this beach on a catamaran ECO-CAT, nice, clean water, beach is in between two rocks, beautiful view. And they are improving it, there were some construction vehicles.

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Today was our third visit to this beautiful corner of the earth. Presidents day weekend and it was a little busier than other times but that just seemed to add to the feel. Today we rented an umbrella and 2 beach chairs for 250 pesos and the chairs really helped keep us comfortable. The water was a little churned up... More 

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Pincher Creek, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We visited this beach in Jan/15. The snorkelling is great just a few feet from the shoreline and we found lots of beach glass as well, both in the water and on the beach. Make sure to bring water, lunch, etc because there are no facilities here. It's best to have some water shoes because the pink colored sand/gravel can... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Gorgeous beach, great for swimming and snorkling. There are Go Cans there but no one seems to use them. Lots of sellers of trinkets, but just tell them no thanks if you don't want. No need to be rude, you are in Mexico and this is how the locals make a living. Bring your own picnic and umbrellas and stay... More 

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Cochrane
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This beach is visited by more tourists than locals and is seeing a large development occurring so construction noise can be heard. Good beach for snorkelling, tour boats also anchor in for snorkelling, paddle boards, kayaking, flyboards etc. Safe for swimming when the water is calm.

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