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Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)

Highway 1 Km 24, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Type: Beaches
Description: Beautiful white sand beach with calm, sheltered waters perfect for diving and snorkeling.
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Manhattan Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

loved that it was close to our hotel, that there was parking, that there were showers and bathrooms (which we didn't use so don't know how clean), and the snorkeling was wonderful

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Really wonderful beach for the area. Go early in the morning!!! Lots of pretty fish to see. It gets crowded after 10am -- as all the snorkel tours come there. We snorkeled at a few beaches and this was our favorite.

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Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Private and quaint. We went with some friends that own a home their and it was the most beautiful site. Beach is so clean.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Enjoy the view and the access of this beach. Its very family oriented. They also have a life guard on site and is very attentive.

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Carlsbad, CA
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111 reviews 111 reviews
24 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Wow what a beautiful beach. Clean soft sand that gets raked every morning. Great sized waves for fun in the sun. Nice cabanas, with personal service at your beck and call. Easy access from your room and close to all the activities. This is one of the best anywhere.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This beach was great for my 15 year old to learn how to surf. We rented a board there and found a local instructor. Much less expensive than going trough the hotel excursions. He had so much fun we went back the next day!

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Together with Chileno Beach, one of the few beaches in the area that are safe for ocean swimming. Great walks down the beach, with views of stunning villas overlooking the ocean. The new Palapas are very good but, as with Chileno, you need to get there early (not much later than 9 AM) if you want to get a good... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Not where the Mexicans go. Palmilla is filled with huge homes for those who have a lot of money. Not a recommended stop.

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Roselle, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

A nice beach for privacy and solitude. No services so bring your own refreshments and towels. I saw some people surfing, but the area they were surfing looked rocky and dangerous, so beware

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Easy to get to and swimmable! Spent the day relaxing. Bathroom facilities are rustic but still my favorite beach in the area.

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