Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach), San Jose del Cabo

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#2 of 9 in Parks in San Jose del Cabo
The remote coral sand cove of Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) offers peaceful fishing, water sports, or just the chance to chat with locals. Watch the anglers returning with their catch, or rent one of the small pangas (boats typical to the area) at the beach. Depending on conditions, you can swim or surf here. Services include clean restrooms and potable water, as well as thatched umbrellas for escaping the sun. By using our San Jose del Cabo trip itinerary planning site , you can arrange your visit to Playa Palmilla (Palmilla Beach) and other attractions in San Jose del Cabo.
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  • September 23, 2017
    Easy and very close parking. Free access and opportunity to surf. No shade so itself parasol (very necessary).
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  • September 22, 2017
    in the few beaches that I searched for san jose del cabo, this has been that bad. difficult access had, reached by trucks of "route of the desert" and basically have to walk from the 'transpeninsular"to the beach by a very exclusive residential area, this affects the charm of the beach, then walk is complicated and this beach has much piedrilla, by which the sand is not so fine, this beach is not extraordinary, but not so advisable ed if they are on foot, is difficult to access and tired, load everything on the way
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  • September 17, 2017
    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 ...  more »

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If you're after sun, sand, and surf, head straight for Zona Hotelera, the shorefront district brimming with large hotels, expansive beach resorts, and the occasional humble "posada" (inn). For a more genuine atmosphere and proximity to the town's charming historical center, as well as views over the nearby estuary, look for a boutique hotel or posada within the town itself, just back from the coast. If you want to split the difference, check out the selection of private rentals lying between the beach and the township.
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