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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is very clean, in spite of the crowds. You need to "tip" in order to get an umbrella and table, which is highly recommended. Shallow and easy to swim in so great for families--the waves are almost non existent, and you can swim...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in CSL, but had a car, so we drove the newer highway up to La Paz, and then around it to Balandra Beach (Google maps is worthless when you try to find it, they try to point you into the center of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved loved this beach! Reminds us of Isla Mujeres crystal clear water. Super shallow all around so very safe for kids. We stayed in Cabo, but so worth the drive. We only stayed about 3 hours, I wish we would have been better prepared...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank adrianaworldtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a beautiful beach. It’s all very shallow, so at some points you can almost walk the entirety of the cover and get to the other adjacent beaches. There was even an ice cream cart that was making rounds in the water. I took...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank devonpena
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove the 2+ hours from Cabo San Lucas to visit the Balandra beach and had a great time. It is like a huge swimming pool.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank J T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So convenient to grab a bus to this pretty unique place. I went early so was lucky enough to snag a little palapa. It got very crowded later, even on a weekday. If you go solo remember to take a waterproof pouch for your valuables...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love the beach and clear turquoise water, this is the place to go. A popular spot for locals to take their families on days off. It feels like a hidden gem of peaceful tranquility. You can walk for hours in chest deep water....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

Nice beach. Water is very calm with nice color. You could walk out very far and still only chest high. It was not terribly busy but I think cause of the time of the year. There are vendors there but they were not a bother...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cschoncheck73
Reviewed 4 September 2019

This playa has more than just cozy water the landscape is beautiful and you can walk through the water to almost every corner of the bay. A pod of orcas visited just last May. Sometimes there is a snack van but play it safe and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bill N
Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

The place is really amazing. If you are a person who is into panoramic views this is a most in your list. It is perfect for all kind of people, kids friendly and since the water level is to low it's great also for people...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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10 August 2019|
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Response from mark r | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are a few places to stop. One spot just past todos santos turn off. Has bathrooms and a great place to eat
15 May 2019|
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Response from doors26 | Reviewed this property |
There were 2 porta pottys in the parking lot and as far as canoe rentals I can remember the pesos but it was equivalent to 16-17 dollars per hour.
16 March 2019|
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Response from chestercarbone | Reviewed this property |
hi i drove down with my car....there are bus and taxis available..not sure how they work