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Santa Maria Beach

Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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US$ 120.00*
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2 Tank Dive for Certified Divers in Los Cabos
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US$ 108.99*
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Los Cabos Luxury Snorkel and Lunch Cruise
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US$ 70.00*
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Los Cabos Snorkeling Tour to Chileno Bay and Santa Maria Cove
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A pristine white sand beach offering spectacular snorkeling.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (81 reviews)
“dirt road” (28 reviews)
“fish” (199 reviews)
Hwy 1 Km 11 | or Hotel Twin Dolphin Parking Area, Cabo San Lucas 23410, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

Great location for family fun. Many tours will take you there. One of the best beaches in Cabo. Definitely recommend it.

Thank DaieJoon
Reviewed 3 days ago

The concierge at Playa Grande recommended Pez Gato and we boarded a beautiful catamaran for the ~40-minute cruise to Santa Maria Beach. The crew was wonderful with a breakfast and lunch served before and after our snorkeling. A seemingly limitless variety of tropical fish was...More

Thank Arceyea
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a snorkeling trip to this beach and it's beautiful, saw lots of fish and water was warm. Nice beach as well and it was very calm the day we were there.

Thank Beachlover-MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful spot that is fairly protected. You can park on the road and walk in. Place can get a little crowded, especially when the tours show up. Go early& bring your own snorkling equipment,

1  Thank MrKnowitALL123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We snorkled here. Visability low, less than 10 feet. Unless someone feeding the fish, few numbers and low variety of fish. Not much or any coral.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean beach, decent snorkelling, no beach vendors, has washrooms and lots of parking. Will go back to this beach again!

Thank Franklinfive
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of two stops for our snorkel and beach hoppers tour with Cabo Expeditions. The fish were amazing! This is a must do if you love to snorkel!

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santa Maria Beach is about 15 minutes outside of Cabo on the Cabo Corridor. It is a quiet beach away from the crowds. The water is calm and swimmable. One of the better beaches in Cabo.

1  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heading to Santa Maria was on our first stop in exploring this area of Mexico. When arriving you do have to walk 5 minutes or so to get to water area. It's a paved in some area and gravel in others ( thinking parts of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not the best place to swim and dive but group safety and friendly help great boat ride with food and drinks/

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Melissa Q
12 November 2017|
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Response from Al L | Reviewed this property |
it's public beach, free for now. there's an ongoing construction though right brhind the beach that looks like gonna be another resort, so who knows they may privatize it later.. :)
Melissa J
7 July 2017|
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Response from merdhretired | Reviewed this property |
No, we usually pack a picnic.
5 February 2017|
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Response from mtbguy44 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I did not respond sooner. Hope you had a nice trip without any incidents.