Playa Los Cerritos

Playa Los Cerritos, Todos Santos: Address, Phone Number, Playa Los Cerritos Reviews: 4.5/5

Playa Los Cerritos
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Secluded, crescent-shaped beach great for surfing and swimming.
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mightymousenz
Auckland Central, New Zealand59 contributions
Nov 2021
Number one reason for coming here is to learn to surf on the very benign break, warm water and well supported location with surf lessons. Development is happening and the laid-back shack and surf vibe is being destroyed with haphazardly planned apartment blocks etc. But its not so far gone that you cant enjoy learning to surf safely.
Written November 17, 2021
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Rachel W
4 contributions
Jan 2020
We visited this beach twice because we loved it so much, but on the second visit the waves were stronger. You have to be cautious there are no official lifeguards on this beach except for the volunteer surf rescuers near Mario's surf school.

I had drifted too far out on a swim to be without a board of some kind and Antonio who was with the volunteer surf rescue crew helped me get back to shore because he let me borrow his board. Later that day another person was saved by them.

The nearby hotels and developments want to privatize this beach and kick this awesome community out so I am writing in support of them to stay. They saved my life and countless others!
Written January 25, 2020
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srimanone
El Pescadero, Mexico919 contributions
Aug 2021 • Solo
tried to walk this beach everyday. Quiet and nobody around. In summer a bit more crowded but not to bad. Water is the best for swimming and safe areas. Surf lessons here and board rentals also. Massage ladies on beach to take care of your sore muscles at great prices.nice vibe and friendly crowds.
Written August 14, 2021
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PHOTOG20431
Washington80 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
We’ve been many times and really loved the beach and surfing. Recently an overzealous local wasn’t happy when we renting chairs and an umbrella from a competitor. Upon leaving he threatened us with a machete. Be wary of the first encounter and to be safe bring your own chairs and umbrellas.
Written January 14, 2022
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robert g
1 contribution
Jan 2022 • Friends
Don’t trust the red shirt beach boys! Drove the whole Baja several times. Brought some friends here for easy access. Rented umbrellas and chairs with no haggling. After surfing beach boy wanted me to pay. I told him in Spanish to give me 15 minutes for a rest and a beer. He took off. I paid his partner before leaving the beach. Later, in Loreto I realized someone punched my driver side door lock out. Nothing for sure, but… been there before. Luckily they didn’t get in!
Written January 13, 2022
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aah9095
Chicago, IL75 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
Great beach . Watching Surfers, surf lessons and free parking . Carlos and his dog tequila making fresh margaritas on the beach . There is a surf shop there as well as a few small restaurants for a bite to eat.
Written February 28, 2022
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BartlettDan
Bartlett, IL660 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
We found a beach that is Medano’s equal. Well, to be fair, maybe just a little better.

This beach is swimmable and has giant waves. We really liked the fact that we could walk on level ground without sinking six inches.

The views were breathtaking. We will make a day trip of this beach for next year.
Written May 2, 2021
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busconi
Wenatchee, WA4,750 contributions
Jan 2020
Long stretch of beach with some steady wave action. This is a great beach to learn to surf...sandy bottom, waves of various sizes. Very swimmable section of the coast here at this beach. A little too crowded for my taste, but a nice beach all the same.
Written January 26, 2020
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kevin p
49 contributions
Feb 2020
Miles of soft sand with lots of beach and a very gentle slope. We surfed and watched whales breach in the background. Is one of my favorite places to visit. If you are into trying surfing it is a great place to learn. Everyone is friendly if you just want to hang out or walk the beach and look at the mountains in the background.
Written February 9, 2020
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Evan B
5 contributions
Mar 2016
This is a rad beach that is actually very good for surfing (having the floatation is essential). There were beautiful breaks and plenty of surfers... On the right side of the beach!!!! DO NOT FREE SWIM. Avoid getting in the water near the beach entrance at all. I swam, accompanying my brother surfing, we took turns and were going to trade off swimming, and riding. He went first... and I nearly lost my life. The current is so powerful and unseen. After a few minutes enjoying the waves and loving that ocean power I realized I was getting farther and farther away from my brother, and I could no longer swim my way to touching the bottom with my feet. I slowly and surely was carried into a very dangerous situation. I was expending my energy trying to get free and it wasn't working. After some serious stress I called out for my brother surfing. After a few calls he noticed me but I was so far away, I signaled for help but he couldn't tell what I wanted. That's about when the water started pounding me and I was getting thrashed in the breaks. I was swallowing a lot of water and had a serious moment inside where I realized death was highly likely. Very scary. I managed to scream HELP! One time and by then a man on the beach noticed me. A local surfer and him paddled out and literally saved my life. I'm a very good swimmer 26 and a avid snowboarder and skateboarder and thought I can do anything. This was a very close call and I'm lucky to be alive.
Written March 5, 2016
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