No need to visit by tour if you have a rental. If you do drive to the beach, make sure to get there in time if you want to get one of the existing (free of charge) palapas. Getting there before 10 usually works, maybe...More
About Santa Maria Beach
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Our luxury 4 hr cruise stopped here for a little over an hour for snorkling and lunch. We spent our time snorkling. So many fish down there! Loved this place!
It is too bad, as this lovely calm beach is undergoing the construction of a very large resort that goes right down to the top of the sand and covers about 2/3's of the width of the beach when you include the small beach front...More
This beach is wonderful. It has a very good snorqueling area, there are many tours that arrive to do it. The beach has good access, and parking, has bathrooms and showers .. if you are lucky and there is water in them the facilities are...More
This is a beautiful beach! There was a large parking lot and bathrooms (no water as of Jan 4th 2018). The beach is cove-shaped, so it doesn't feel too crowded and the waters are very calm with some of the best snorkeling around! Tour boats...More
We have visited this beach by car since 1994 and have always come expecting hoards of fish among the reefs in this somewhat magical bay. What was once a quaint park in the mid-90’s, we have watched as development has encroached and vendors park boats...More
A fantastic spot to swim and snorkel. Enjoy the clear water and the fish, just lovely. Great to take a picnic for a days outing. It can be reached by boat or car and is enjoyable for almost anyone.
A bit harder to find to as you need to watch the signs but a nice clean beach with parking and bathroom. Snorkeling is good on either side of the cove. Chileno is better for snorkeling but this cove is nicer when seas are rough...More