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This beach is famous for its soft white sands and warm, calm waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
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Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a beautiful beach! The sand is a little steep in some areas but since it is in the Sea of Cortez it is a little calmer and you can swim in this area! The sand is beautiful and the water is clear! There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jenna42885
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I feel quite qualified to comment this trip as I have not only walked the entire 2.5 mile beach there and back today (5 miles total) but I have spent the day in Sur and observed the activity and colourful hustle and bustle of all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank penelopec878
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very clean beach and great for swimming. Great view of the arch and fun water sports you can do from the beach and also great massages.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alda57
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you go to Cabo or San Jose Del Cabo you must visit this beach it is where all the fun is at. Water sports, swimming in the ocean, Tarzan Boat w/ water slides and rope swings. We had a blast here. Also, the Beach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MMM186
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Medano beach is THE beach in the center of Cabo, great sand, and great water... at night as you walk from The Office back to your resort, you can see the bioluminescent algae as the waves come in, very safe... great beach!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Zfoland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved walking on Medano Beach! The water was extremely blue, I don’t think it was safe to swim in the water but it was beautiful to look at. There was lots of activity on the beach, from ladies offering cheap massages to vendors selling goods...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tamwhite009
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great beach, the kids had a blast playing in the ocean. They have NO garbage cans so take a bag so you can throw your trash away. Every couple of minutes someone will try to sell you stuff and they don't really take no for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank christy m
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well the sand at this beach is horrible. It’s very grainy and ruff it almost feels like it has crushed coral in it. It’s not powdery like some other beaches I’ve been to. FYI wear water shoes!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mzregena
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed nearby and enjoyed late and early morning walks. As soon as 9am rolls around you have lots of beach vendors selling souvenirs. They tend to congregate near the resorts. I had a lady braid my hair early in the trip which was a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JessicaPS_2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

This beach has it all. Swimable,, food, action, vendors, and the Marina.. So many nice places along the water to eat. Try Casa Dorada,s 12 Tribes for a beautiful spot and great food. Fabulous

Date of experience: January 2019
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Cec W
October 11, 2018|
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Response from dave s | Reviewed this property |
Water taxi to arch and lovers beach $15 pp round trip from Medano Beach - and water taxi to marina $5-10 pp - many water sports kiosks so shop and barter for best price
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heatherdillabaugh
July 6, 2018|
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Response from adventure52 | Reviewed this property |
Cab ride is about 10 minutes, or you can take a water taxi from the marina. Chairs can be rented there and vendors,are on the beach as well. Enjoy. We are going back in January.
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sam1968951
July 6, 2018|
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Response from rpsw11 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you want to eat and how expensive you want to eat. You can spend from $8 per person per meal to probably $55/ Person / meal. The con of all inclusive is that you are pretty much tight to this... More
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Suel3754
San Jose, CA
Buying small bottle of Absolute Vodka (4 Replies)
Hi, traveling to Cabo in January. Is there a store near Medano Beach where I can walk to and buy a small bottle of Absolute Vodka and some Club soda so I can make cocktails before dinner in our hotel room? I know Costco sells the huge bottles but I really only need one of the smaller ones as we will only be there 3 nights and I am hoping not to have to carry one down in my checked bag. Thanks for any guidance!!
October 04, 2015|
Response fromBlueSkyCaboFishing|
There is a liquor store on the corner just 100 yards from Cabo Villas - next to the pharmacy.
CocoMaKai
Monterey Bay, California
Area around One and Only (0 Replies)
We've been to Cabo many times, but have always stayed in the hub of action on Medano or slightly up the corridor with a car. We've book a 4 night get-away in September and wanted an entirely different Cabo experience, especially since there will be no kids with us :). Looking at the One and Only, but I want to be able to stroll off property and find other food options. I don't like being a captive audience, plus I've never had a bad meal in Cabo. After Google mapping, it looks like there...More
May 13, 2014|
biafrate
Niagara Penninsula, Ontario Canada
Medano Beach, Question for Cabo experts (6 Replies)
I read on this site that coolers are not allowed on Medano Beach. If I want to hang out at the beach, am I not allowed to take water, drinks, snacks and beer on the beach??? Any help from our Cabo experts would be appreciated.
November 20, 2006|
Response fromKatD|
Sorry I have no info. That was the first I had heard that myself.