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Best Los Cabos Beaches

Cabo San Lucas beach
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Los Cabos has some of the best beaches in the world. Soft white sand, turquoise water and warm sun make this stretch of coastline very popular. Los Cabos beaches begin at the southern tip of the Baja Peninsula and stretch down to San Jose del Cabo.

Family Beaches

Playa Anonima -- This beach has a clean shoreline and large sand dunes to block the wind. It is located between La Laguna Estates and Pueblo La Playa. Great for sunbathing, picnicking or camping.

Playa Los Frailes -- Crystal blue waters and soft white sand make this a picturesque beach. The waves are gentle and waters are calm enough to swim. Because this beach is located in a bay, it also attracts boaters and fishermen.

Playa Santa Maria -- A horseshoe-shaped beach and protected marine sanctuary, great waters for snorkeling and swimming. Families can enjoy a lovely day under the sun in this peaceful area.

Surfing Beaches

Playa Acapulquito -- A small strand of beach located just west of Costa Azul. It is a popular surf spot among the locals with great waves and smaller crowds.

Playa Costa Azul -- Enjoy a world famous surfing beach just west of San Jose del Cabo. All levels of surfers can enjoy the waves and there is even a surf camp.

Playa Barco Varado -- This beach is known as Shipwreck Beach. It is home to an amazing freighter that was wrecked along the rocks and it still sits here today. The waves are large and the undercurrent is strong, so take caution while surfing.

Fishing Beaches

La Playita -- If you enjoy watching local fishermen reel in their catch, this is the beach to visit. It is home to the local Panga Fishing Fleet where fish are pulled in all day long.

Punta Colorada and Punta Arena -- This is a rocky beach and the spot of a lovely old fishing village. Stroll along the soft sand and choose the perfect area to cast your line.

Quiet Beaches

Playa del Amor -- Also called Lover's Beach, this stretch of sand is secluded and gorgeous. The only way to get here is by boat or water taxi. A lovely spot to spend some time with that special someone.

Playa Divorcio -- Although this name translates to Divorce Beach, you don't have to be divorced to go here. The waters are a sparkling turquoise but can become quite dangerous. There are stunning rock formations that jet out into the ocean.

Playa Las Viudas -- This beach is tucked away by a local hotel and is relatively secluded. The water has many reefs to enjoy snorkeling or you can choose to sunbathe under the warm sun.