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Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)

Highway 1 Km 24, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
+52 1 624 358 3333
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Beautiful white sand beach with calm, sheltered waters perfect for diving and snorkeling.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Highway 1 Km 24, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
+52 1 624 358 3333

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

This is the start of the beach "Corridor", which goes all the way to Cabo San Lucas. The beach is gorgeous but some places are a bit rocky.

Thank Kyung Y
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited this beach the first week in December. It wasnt crowed and very clean. Felt completely safe and relaxed

Thank lori g
Reviewed December 13, 2016

Had a great time. Good snorkeling. The locals were very friendly. Lots of beautiful amazing fish and great scenery.

Thank Wildlyfastwill
Reviewed December 4, 2016

It was very nice good place to o and relax. It had great view I recommend to go there. I went on the banana ride and it was a lot of fun

Thank banuelosaraceli35
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Beautiful beach with little to no surf. Easy swimming with snorkel and fins. Gets (relatively) crowded on Sundays with young people playing loud music on bad speakers from their cars. The rest of the week it is pretty pristine.

Thank Innerartist
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This beach is fantastic. Many of readers have noted that most of the greater CABO area beaches are not safe for swimming. Playa Palmilla is swimmable, ....so go there At the HWY 1 EXIT, are small shops for food and drinks. There is also a...More

5  Thank jimsnelling
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Beautiful little beach that is not far from San Jose Del Cabo and swimmable. There are local fisherman and pelicans.

Thank eunice193
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Good beach but something but me in the water. So just be careful. Bring snorkeling equipment. We did not but there were snorkelers out.

Thank Barry G
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We found this beach thanks to a recommendation. We were advised there was no swimming in the water near our hotel. So happy we found this place! The water was so perfect, the second day we stopped and bought goggles on our way so we...More

Thank Darris C
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were staying in the Royal Decameron which was only a 10 minute taxi ride away from this beach. The ocean near our hotel wasn't safe to swim in so for my birthday we went out to palmilla beach to swim. These...More

2  Thank Nina V
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from FrasierC |
From a news report: A shooting at a popular beach in Mexico killed three people and wounded two others Sunday. Gunmen opened fire on a group of people at the entrance to Playa Palmilla in Los Cabos. Police evacuated the... More
July 29, 2017|
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Response from indigokat | Reviewed this property |
No, but there fishermen and vendors renting chairs/umbrellas so it's not like it's a deserted beach and if you got into trouble there would be no one to yell to but there was no formal lifeguards that I recall.
April 27, 2017|
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Response from indigokat | Reviewed this property |
You park right at the beach and it was free.