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“Amazing Snorkel Spot, Great Beach Too” 5 of 5 stars
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Chileno Beach
Hwy 1 Km 14.5, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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Owner description: The clear turquoise waters makes this beach a great snokeling and swimming area.
Chicago, Illinois
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“Amazing Snorkel Spot, Great Beach Too”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Beach is peaceful and was sparsely populated at 10am when we landed to snorkel. The snorkeling just to the right is simply amazing and was easily accessed without a tour operator to bring you over.

Tour operator is not a necessity to do this, as their are plenty of facilities, easy snorkel access for beginners too, and more importantly it was quiet even in January.

Visited January 2013
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“great snorkeling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Chileno Bay public beach is an easy place to get to by car or bus. We took the public bus at 60 pesos for three people from Cabo San Lucas. The beach has restrooms, showers and shade from palapas and palm trees. The snorkeling is good with a rocky point that starts at the beach. The only downside is that the tour ships from Cabo San Lucas make a stop here disgorging 30 people at a time for 45 minutes right into the ocean from the boat. So, you might be by yourself and all of a sudden you're surrounded by crowds of people bumping into you. The upside is that many Mexican families also choose to come and so it doesn't feel so much like a touristy place. Definitely a place to take a family with easy entry to the ocean with much smaller waves.

Visited August 2013
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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“Beach with facilities”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Chileno has great facilities (Bathrooms, palapas) but it gets fairly crowded due to them.
Snorkeling is OK (Santa Maria Beach is a LOT better), water is cloudy in places due to strong waves.

Visited August 2013
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“Clean safe and beautiful.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Great place it was safe there. They where 4 armed securities. Place was clean water was great lots of people lots of fish to see. One recommendation come early and bring your water food any thing you need no services there but restrooms. Beautiful beach.

Visited August 2013
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San Jose, California
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“Nice but little shade”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Loved the beach - didn't like the limited shade and they didn't rent umbrellas on-site. So either get there early to grab a spot or BYOS (bring your own shade)

Visited August 2013
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