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Address: San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

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No swimming there

Nice beach to walk on, but is is much too rough to swim. Not good for small children either because the surf is really rough.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
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Harleysville, Pennsylvania

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I use time on this beech to swim, and then to walk along all the hotels that are situated along this stretch of water. I take a local bus from Center of town out to the first hotel, walk to the beach and spend the day on the beach ending up at the Highway end, and go for coffee, a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The beach is awesome! The biggest I've ever seen and I've been all over the world. The crashing waves were great to watch and listen to. Saw some sting rays jumping out of the water which was pretty cool. You can walk for miles in either direction! A must visit if in the area!

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Nice beach to walk on, but is is much too rough to swim. Not good for small children either because the surf is really rough.

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Thank goodeats22
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Very nice long beach but you can't go swimming. The sea of Cortez is too dangerous in the area. While walking you will see a lot of rays jumping out of the water and a lot of sharks swimming near the chores. Occasionally, you will see a Whale jumping at large.

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Thank France T
San Francisco
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8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Not much to do at beach - waves too dangerous for swimming, no paddleboarding, massages, restaurants, beach chairs for rent. It's nice for a long walk, but few access points due to all the hotels.

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Boise, Idaho
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422 reviews
181 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We've stayed in this area for many years. The soft smooth beaches are really nice and calm, and the warm water is extremely inviting. There are a few vendors walking along trying to earn a living (and I've bought a few things from them), but they aren't as bothersome as along Medano Beach. There are several hotels and condos in... More 

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Thank StuartGustafson
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Love the sound of the crashing waves. Just sat there and listened to the sound for an hour or so. There is absolutely no swimming although sometimes it is enticingly calm. The beach is lovely. It is a bit hard to enjoy if you are not staying at a hotel on the beach. I walked around a hotel and read... More 

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This has been my go to beach for a number of years, it has everything, the estuary, surfing, shore fishing, swimming (if your smart), concerts, restaurants, walking, horse back riding and ultra lights. The only problem is that there are a few access points, the hotels and condos restrict access to it and block the view from the road.

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Nantes, France
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38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Love the beaches in the resort/hotel zone. The water is so clear, sand so soft! You can definitely swim in the water - don't listen to what other reviewers say! We weren't in for long but couldn't believe the fish and the clarity of the water. So beautiful.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We stayed at the Royal Solaris which is next to this stretch of beach. You can't swim here. It's good for a walk or to relax. They do have people selling stuff on the beach but if you say no gracias, they leave you alone. The waves crashing down are super intense and I love that sound. I could sleep... More 

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