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Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach)

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Address: Highway 1 Km 24, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Beautiful white sand beach with calm, sheltered waters perfect for diving...

Beautiful white sand beach with calm, sheltered waters perfect for diving and snorkeling.

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Beautiful beach, very rustic,

This was one of the closest beach to our resorts. Taxi ride was $20 USD for about a 8 minute ride. The beach is calm and beautiful. You need to take all your supplies, nothing... read more

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Tampico, Mexico

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Tampico, Mexico
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45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was one of the closest beach to our resorts. Taxi ride was $20 USD for about a 8 minute ride. The beach is calm and beautiful. You need to take all your supplies, nothing is sold on the premises. They have a few nice palapas. They rent a few paddle boards. Nice, new bathroom.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cute beach close to down town, great for families and some good easy snorkeling. Easy access and very clean.

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Airdrie, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the bus from San Jose which only took about 7 minutes. The walk from the road to the beach took longer, about 12 minutes. The beach was nice and the surf was not to rough for swimming. Nice place to visit once but I won't go back.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Playa Palmilla is just outside of San Jose Del Cabo. You drive down through a neighborhood to get to it. There is plenty of parking but it does fill up. There are chairs and umbrellas to rent as well as the occasional vendor selling stuff.

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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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167 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the drive to the beach is already beautiful: meticulously cut lawns, palm trees, golf fairways and expensive villas. the public beach has a good infrastructure (some shade, showers ) and is the last safe beach for swimming before san jose. nevertheless bring your own food and your own beach umbrella at the weekend when the beach gets packed

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Chicago, IL
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66 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is close to San Jose, which is a bonus. Kind of a far walk from the bus stop. We drove. Get there early, the lot will fill up. Good snorkeling. Wonderful time with many local families. Such fun.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was worth the time and the 2 bus rides on the urbano buses to get there. There was only 1 other set of tourists there. Bus ride cost 25 pesos for each ride (taxi costs 30usd round trip). Catch one of the yellow ones from the main strip in town, transfer at the Mega. You have to cross the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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76 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place where locals can bring your own coolers, very enjoyable, very quiet. Excellent for the kids, no food and rest here.

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Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach is pristine and beautiful! No vendors bothering you, just beautiful sand and water. Clean clean clean! My husband and daughters went snorkeling and saw angel fish, puffer fish and other various colorful fish. Our favorite beach. So happy we found it!

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Squamish, Canada
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good family beach. You can swim and snorkel here without being pulled out to sea. The beach is clean and located near a resort where you can use the bathroom by acting like you belong there.

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