Playa Palmilla

San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur
Managed by Blue Flags

Playa Santa Maria is a Blue Flag Beach for the 2021 season.*

Playa Palmilla is a picturesque sandy beach that is popular among families. The clear waters make it a great snorkelling destination where you can see fish and interesting rock formations. Amenities at this beach include public restrooms, beach umbrellas, lifeguards, and nearby parking. The waves are generally calm but some days they can become rougher so always use caution before entering the water.

*A Blue Flag beach is one that meets strict water quality and safety criteria. These beaches are certified annually as being clean, accessible, eco-friendly, and having great water quality!

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Blue Flag

  • Special Status
  • This means that this site has been issued a Blue Flag status for the current swimming season. This status does not indicate current water quality. Check the beach description and the Source Information section for more details.
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Monitoring Frequency

Playa Palmilla is not sampled

Source Information

This site received Blue Flag status for the 2021 swimming season. This status does not indicate the water quality at the site. Check local contacts to learn more about current conditions. To learn more about the Blue Flag program, visit https://www.blueflag.global/

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Water Quality Graph

Playa Palmilla

San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur
Managed by Blue Flags

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Blue Flag
  • Special Status
  • This means that this site has been issued a Blue Flag status for the current swimming season. This status does not indicate current water quality. Check the beach description and the Source Information section for more details.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Playa Santa Maria is a Blue Flag Beach for the 2021 season.*

Playa Palmilla is a picturesque sandy beach that is popular among families. The clear waters make it a great snorkelling destination where you can see fish and interesting rock formations. Amenities at this beach include public restrooms, beach umbrellas, lifeguards, and nearby parking. The waves are generally calm but some days they can become rougher so always use caution before entering the water.

*A Blue Flag beach is one that meets strict water quality and safety criteria. These beaches are certified annually as being clean, accessible, eco-friendly, and having great water quality!

Monitoring Frequency

Playa Palmilla is not sampled

Source Information

This site received Blue Flag status for the 2021 swimming season. This status does not indicate the water quality at the site. Check local contacts to learn more about current conditions. To learn more about the Blue Flag program, visit https://www.blueflag.global/

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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