Santa Maria Beach, Cabo San Lucas

4.5
#4 of 9 in Beaches in Cabo San Lucas
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Snorkel on Santa Maria Beach a horseshoe-shaped stretch of sand nestled between cactus-covered cliffs. A protected area, the secluded beach is a haven for marine life, so bring snorkelling gear to explore the calm, clear waters filled with tropical fish. Lounge on the soft golden sand, sunbathe, or swim in the sea. The beach is relatively remote and offers little shade, so bring plenty of food and water, as well as a beach umbrella. Put Santa Maria Beach into our Cabo San Lucas trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Cabo San Lucas.
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  • Playa Santa Maria is beautiful for many reasons. I felt it was untouched territory compared to other beaches in the area. Parking is free, there are restrooms and a shower to rinse off sand. What I...  more »
  • Snorkeling with our kids in this peaceful waters was awesome. We brought our own snorkel and had rented a car so getting there was easy. 20 minutes from our hotel so very convenient.  more »
  • No idea how this can be described as a “white sand beach.” You can’t walk on it, it’s coarse granite gravel. The waves were decent, which my teens usually like, except that since the sand is so rough....  more »

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