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Address: Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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A pristine white sand beach offering spectacular snorkeling.

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Great beach! In front of a resort so there are options for renting equipment but also just a great place to swim and relax.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Portland, Oregon
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Santa Maria Beach used to be a very secluded beach with few people around and far from the vendors of Medano Beach although rocky and with very course sand. Now it's almost completely surrounded by development. The bay is usually pretty calm but there's not much to see snorkeling except a few fish and some dead coral. Before all the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach! In front of a resort so there are options for renting equipment but also just a great place to swim and relax.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with our local friend to snorkel and it was a great experience. There were no annoying beach vendors. It has free palapas, free bathrooms and showers, and the fish are beautiful and plenty. You can rent snorkel gear right there. Also, bring some beer and food and music and you have an all day picnic. You can... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went snorkeling, paddle boarding, and kayaking here. It was beautiful and there was a lot of diversity in the marine life.

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Troy, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a local beach with palapas for shade. There is a public restroom in the parking lot and it is a bit of a hike to the beach. The swimming is good. There are no amenities, so bring your own food and drink. On the plus side there are very few peddlers at this beach. We only saw one... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is beautiful beach for snorkeling. Looks like they are building big hotels around, so I am not sure for how long we will be able to enjoy this quiet beach.

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This great to go snorkeling , the best place to see all kinds of fish and turtles , the water is always warm , go by boat or tour.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good beach to enjoy. However, pretty big waves (maybe got unlucky with the weather). No people who try to sell to you. And construction taking place right next to it...

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Long Beach, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is very loud construction equipment running on the sand. You can't get away from it. This beautiful bay is ruined. Used to be the best. It's still beautiful but with all the construction going on from all angles there is not a peaceful place on the beach because it echos in the bay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite beaches in Cabo until all the construction started. It use to be quiet and peaceful but with the start of a new hotel it's very loud and soon to be crowded.

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