Best Beaches In & Around Cabo San Lucas

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  • 1. Playa del Amor

    Playa del Amor
    © Daniel Conde

    Travel time from Cabo San Lucas: approx 0.5 hrs

    Near the popular tourist town of Cabo San Lucas is Playa del Amor, also known as Lover's Beach, one of the the most striking beach in Mexico thanks to its natural geology. The golden sands here are surrounded by two imposing rocks that rise out of the sea, but it is just around the corner that you'll find the main feature; a huge natural rock arch named El Arco.

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  • 2. Divorce Beach

    Divorce Beach
    Karen Blaha

    Travel time from Cabo San Lucas: approx 0.5 hrs

    Located on the very southern tip of Baja California Sur, among the stunning rock formations of Cabo San Lucas, is Divorce Beach (Playa Divorcio). A beautiful stretch of near-white sand backed by high cliffs this beach is adjoined by the much better known Lover's Beach, or Playa del Amor.

    It is in fact quite difficult to separate the two beaches, but basically Lover's beach looks back towards the town and… read more »

  • 3. Playa Santa María

    Playa Santa María
    Tanenhaus

    Travel time from Cabo San Lucas: approx 0.5 hrs

    Close to the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, Playa Santa Maria curves around a small bay of clear calm waters facing roughly southeast. Primarily made up of a broad expanse of coarse pale sand mixed with shingle, it is edged by high rocks which help to keep it sheltered from offshore winds.

    A relatively quiet beach by the standards of the region, Playa Santa Maria is situated within… read more »

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