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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome snorkel beach! Just a quick drive from Cabo to San Jose and you've found a relaxing spot to sit under the thatched roof umbrellas, snorkel, swim, paddle board or build a sand castle. It's a public beach but parking is free....More

Thank merkatwoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the beach on 6/8. The beach is beautiful and the waves aren't too big that you can't swim. Like most beaches in Cabo there is not a gentle slope as you enter the water - watch out for the drop. Every once in a...More

Thank Edgar F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice beach for a walk or just to hang out for a few hours. Its public & has great sand & a beautiful view. Doesn't really get that crowded

Thank RossA65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing beach with beautiful sand and water. Perfect place to play in the water or just relax under the sun. One & Only is the BEST hotel by far too.

1  Thank drasites
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our go to place that we went for 2 days. One to swim and another to fish. First day though protected somewhat via a bay the undertow still felt intimidating to me on the beach. I did see others in the shallow part...More

Thank Kent W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely great beach at Cabo, we saw a baby whale and it was amazing. Clean blue water and beautiful sea.

Thank Ramiro M
Reviewed May 21, 2017

From this beach, you can see the entire stretch of San Jose. However, Chileno was better beach for snorkeling and swimming. You won't see any fish here and the current can be strong.

Thank startupdiva
Reviewed May 19, 2017

We spent a late afternoon at the beach in May. We were the only non-locals there and maybe 20 actual locals. So it was very quiet and beautiful. The undertoe is strong so be careful. Only a small portion of the beach is safe for...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

From the Holiday Inn, we paid $15 US for a taxi to Palmilla Beach. It is the most beautiful beach where the waves are smaller making it swimmable. The water is such a pretty shade of turquoise almost like the Caribbean! You need to bring...More

Thank tldematt
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

This is anothe great beach and view from pacific area. Excellent to enjoy in family and relx for weeks and months. We came straight from Vallarta port and stayed two nights over there. Quiet and relaxing!

Thank alvinmena
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How far from the parking lot to the beach? Any fee for parking?
April 27, 2017|
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Response from indigokat | Reviewed this property |
You park right at the beach and it was free.
Where do flights go to and from what US airports?
December 10, 2016|
Response from 645pro |
san jose del cabo 10 min from airport. most airlines fry here.
Richard H
Directions/parking instructions at Playa Palmilla/Beach once in San Jose Del Cabo on Transpeninsula Highway? Directions back to art walk on Thursday nights from there? Thanks.
June 2, 2016|
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Response from glencoewanderer | Reviewed this property |
Oops I didn't finish. Turn left at the cemetery, Mayan hotel on your right. This road will take you into downtown San Jose. Park anywhere and start walking around. You can pick up a gallery walk map in any shop you find... More