Spring has sprung! And with the month of March we have spring break ahead; where many of us eagerly await a day in paradise and a nice warm vacation on the beach. Booking a trip to Los Cabos is the easy part. It’s choosing which sandy slice of heaven to visit when you’re here that can be a challenge. From calm, clear waters ideal for snorkeling to more populated stretches of sand lined with restaurants, we’ve picked the best ones for you to discover and enjoy a fun and relaxing part of your spring break.
1. CHILENO BEACH
The firts of our ranking of the best beaches in Los Cabos, is the most popular for snorkeling and diving in Cabo San Lucas. Located halfway along the Corridor, swimming conditions are lovely and the underwater visibility is perfect for observing the sea life below. The clarity and beauty of the water here is reminiscent of the beaches you would find in the Caribbean. Plenty of exotic fish such as angelfish and parrotfish can be spotted here. It is also home to tropical fish, moray eels, sea turtles, sea urchins, sea fans, sponges, starfish, and invertebrates.
There aren’t any restaurants here, making it a mini getaway within your getaway. We can arrange food and drinks to be provided on your yacht or boat trip of your choice to make the day complete.
2. CERRITOS BEACH
Playa Los Cerritos is located about forty-five minutes north of Los Cabos just before the artists’ colony of Todos Santos.
This is a secluded beach with very little action (depending on time of year) making it perfect for spending most of the day relaxing. It’s also a great beach for surfing. Perhaps surfing is on your bucket list; this place has on-site surging classes that will get you catching a wave or two before you know it!
The Cerritos Beach Club & Surf is the only restaurant on the beach. With delicious, and fresh seafood platters, cold beers, and even their own tequila. They also have longboard and boogie board rentals available through the beach club,
3. PLAYA SOLMAR
Since Solmar Beach faces the open sea of the Pacific Ocean, swimming is strictly prohibited. However, it’s perfect for sunbathing, have a romantic walk on the beach and spectacular whale watching. It’s never crowded and is located just a few minutes from the heart of Cabo. You can enjoy a fabulous brunch, lunch, or dinner at any of the restaurants 5-star resorts that lay on Solmar’s beach.
4. PLAYA PALMILLA
Beautiful Tourist Corridor beach Playa Palmilla is essentially divided into public and private areas, with the latter belonging to One & Only Palmilla, one of area’s benchmark luxury resorts. The beach offers great swimming in a protected cove, with invariably calm waters. The swimming conditions are so good, in fact, that Playa Palmilla hosts the swim leg of the annual Ironman Los Cabos triathlon. Snorkeling, fishing and kayaking are also good here, and the beach is perfect for sunning or scenic walks. For access, take the Palmilla exit at Km. 27. Public parking is available, and palapas are on hand for those seeking a bit of shade.
5. ACAPULQUITO BEACH
Rise and shine at this surfer’s paradise beach. Start your day with a private surf lesson first thing in the morning. Acapulquito boasts itself with crystal clear waters and solid surf conditions year-round. What’s more, the Baja Peninsula, wedged between the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez, is celebrated for its coastline variety, so no matter what level of surfer you consider yourself, there’s a spot for you.
6. MEDANO BEACH
And lastly but certainly not least, the famous Medano Beach, the heart of Cabo. Medano provides the exciting and fun attributes of a wild beach destination with tourist shops, and lively restaurants. Here, adventurous travelers can enjoy endless watersports and safe swimming. Making it without a doubt the most popular beach in Los Cabos. While it may also be the most crowded, it is situated around everything you need to spend a day with lots of fun.