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WHERE'S THE BEACH?Pescadero-Todos Santos-beach map

Todos Santos lies inland along the rugged Pacific coast. There are miles of beautiful white sand beaches accessible down unmarked dirt roads. This stretch of the Pacific Ocean is a very dangerous place to swim at any time of the year. Strong rip tides and undertows are common. People have drowned in waters near Todos Santos simply because they were too close to the ocean while on beaches with steep drop-offs. There are no warning signs on these beaches.

You can access the La Poza and La Cachora beaches via the La Cachora road. Both are suitable for walking, fishing, whale watching, relaxing or sunbathing. They are not swimming beaches. The La Cachora beach has become popular with skim boarders. La Poza has a large freshwater lagoon populated that is great for bird watching.

Playa Punta Lobos, named for a sea lion colony, is also known as the fisherman's beach. Simply follow calle Punta Lobos south out of town, or turn off at KM54 from highway 19. You will pass an old cannery from the days when fisherman could take sea turtles legally. There is a small freshwater lagoon at Punta Lobos with a shrine to the virgin.

The only recommended swimming beaches are outside of Pescadero. San Pedro, also know as Palm Beach (Playa Las Palmas) is near KM57, its entrance is across highway 19 from the Campo Experimental, stay to the left as you pass the abandoned hacienda. Las Palmas is a beautiful, secluded beach surrounded by a palm grove with a fresh water lagoon that is home to a variety of plants, birds and wildlife. Due to strong riptides, swimming is the safest in the middle of the beach. The property surround the Palm Beach is privately owned. The gates are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Car break-ins have been reported at Palm Beach. Leave your valuables at home!

Playa San Pedrito is a surfing beach around KM60, about 4.6 miles or 7.4 km from Todos Santos. There is a large sign San Pedrito RV Park sign at the entrance off the highway. Stay to the right to park for free, or to the left to park at the trailer park beach for around 20 MN. Camping is available at the San Pedrito RV Park.

Playa Los Cerritos is located at KM64 about 8 miles or 12.8 km south of Todos Santos. The turn off is easy to miss; it is at the very top of the highest hill. Los Cerritos is a popular spot for surfing, boogie boarding, swimming, fishing and camping. Swim with caution due to strong riptides. There is a long stretch of beach that perfect for walking or running. Boat launching is permitted at Los Cerritos.

There are no restrictions for beach fishing at any beaches. Please respect our beaches and help protect the sea turtles - don't leave trash or drive on the dunes or beaches!

Todos Santos is located on the Tropic of Cancer in the southern portion of the Baja Peninsula in Mexico just one hour
north of Cabo San Lucas and one hour south of La Paz. Long known as a cultural, artistic and agricultural center, the
town is a desert oasis, 1 kilometer from the Pacific Ocean at the foothills of the Sierra de La Laguna mountains. Since
the mid 1980's, the area has become a tourist / retirement destination and home to numerous art galleries, artists,
fine restaurants, elegant hotels, unique vacation rentals and local festivals.

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