Chileno Beach
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Key Info

Route 1

Price & Hours

Free
24/7 daily

Details

Beaches, Natural Wonders, Recreation, Swimming/Pools, Free Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
4.4scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 2.5Facilities
  • 5.0Atmosphere

Chileno Beach's calm, shallow waters make it the go-to spot for snorkelers. But the real reason travelers love Chileno's cream-colored shore is the lack of noisy bars and restaurants that plague other Los Cabos beaches. However, this does mean that you'll have to come prepared with your own snacks and drinks and rely on public facilities. Most travelers don't seem to mind these small inconveniences and say the impressive snorkeling conditions (and variety of colorful fish) make a trip here well worth it.

Chileno Beach is easily (and affordably) accessible by bus from both Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. Some visitors recommend arriving by car if you don't want to do a lot of walking and waiting in the heat (buses frequent the area every 20 to 30 minutes, according to travelers). They also note that there is plenty of nearby parking. You don't have to pay to lay claim to this prime beach real estate, and although there are no set hours of operation, travelers recommend getting there before 10 a.m. to beat the crowds.

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