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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (27 reviews)
“public beach” (9 reviews)
Highway 1 Km 24, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
+52 1 624 358 3333

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in April of 2016 and it was one of the nicest beaches we have every been too. September 15th, very dangerous under tow and definitely not swim able due to recent storms in the area! Nobody out there except the friendly guy taking...More

Thank 13Jomama
Reviewed September 2, 2017

Nice beach that is more swim-able than the beach on our resort property. Undercurrent/undertow is manageable. Bring goggles or snorkeling gear as there are some nice rocks, corals and fish to be seen.

Thank Marc J
Reviewed September 2, 2017

There are lots of palapas for use if you need to get out of the sun, the sand is soft and the snorkeling is pretty good off to the right by the rocks. Easy swimming beach for the kids too, not too rough.

Thank sundivers
Reviewed August 30, 2017

one of the most beautiful beaches in san jose del cabo, highly recommended if your hotel is located near the corridor

1  Thank Phyllis S
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Like a lot of beaches in Cabo this place is at the mercy of waves and currents in the sea of Cortez and Pacific ocean. It’s a nice beach overall and on a calm day it can be very beautiful. But check the weather specially...More

Thank Brix510
Reviewed August 17, 2017

All beaches in Baja California are public, owned by the government. You can walk on any beach and enjoy the view and the ocean (where safe). The views from this one are especially lovely.

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed August 17, 2017

very beautiful beach one that you can't miss if you are thinking about traveling to cabo, it is located between cabo san lucas and san jose del cabo highway

Thank payne12443
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This beach offered crystal clear water and was great for swimming/lounging. Not much in the way of snorkeling, but a beautiful, secluded spot to relax.

Thank njtraveler848
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Family friendly free beach that is swimmable, You cannot swim in many beaches on the resorts in Cabo so this is a close place you can and it's nice and quiet. Only encountered one peddler so that was awesome. On the resort beaches you have...More

1  Thank Lissette0708
Reviewed July 25, 2017

if you want to just have a quiet time with your book or just a lazy nap, Pamilla offers a beautiful view for that. Not recommended for swimming due to rocky bottoms with lots of Rip Curls. There may be some hotels that offer a...More

1  Thank shunyu n
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from FrasierC |
From a news report: A shooting at a popular beach in Mexico killed three people and wounded two others Sunday. Gunmen opened fire on a group of people at the entrance to Playa Palmilla in Los Cabos. Police evacuated the... More
July 29, 2017|
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Response from indigokat | Reviewed this property |
No, but there fishermen and vendors renting chairs/umbrellas so it's not like it's a deserted beach and if you got into trouble there would be no one to yell to but there was no formal lifeguards that I recall.
April 27, 2017|
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Response from indigokat | Reviewed this property |
You park right at the beach and it was free.