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Los Cabos Beaches Win Big In TripAdvisor Awards

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Los Cabos area beaches won big in the TripAdvisor Best of the Best 2024 ratings of the top beaches in Mexico according to the users of the popular travel portal.

Honors for three of the top ten beaches went to beaches located in Baja California Sur, including the No. 1 beach in the entire nation.

Honors For Los Cabos Beaches

Los Cabos Beach Scene

Once again, tourists to the beach resort destination of Los Cabos have rated the area’s beaches some of the best in the country.

It’s not a surprise as local officials work hard to ensure that the beaches are kept clean and in top condition for the millions of travelers who love to come to Los Cabos for fun in the sun, sand, and surf during a vacation getaway.

The awards were determined solely on the feedback and ratings provided by real users on the TripAdvisor website.

Let’s jump into the list of which beaches in Los Cabos made the cut as some of the top beaches in the entire country.

Santa Maria Beach

Balandra Beach

Once again taking the honor as the top beach in the entire country is Balandra Beach, located a day trip from Los Cabos in La Paz, the capital of the State of Baja California Sur.

The users of the TripAdvisor website also ranked it the No. 12 beach in the world.

Balandra beach, near of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Dramatic volcanic cliffs, turquoise water, and some of the most amazing views in the entire country make Balandra Beach a great destination for travelers.

It’s an outdoor sports lover’s dream location with plenty of diving, hiking, bird-watching, and even snorkeling opportunities.

However, visitors who want to see what the top beach in Mexico is all about should arrive early.

Aerial view of Balandra Beach in Mexico

Entry is limited and a timed entry program is in place to preserve the natural beauty of what is definitely one of the best beaches in the entire world.

Chileno Beach

Located in Los Cabos is beach No. 4 on the TripAdvisor top beaches in Mexico list.

Playa El Chileno Beach, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with boat in the distance

This beach earned a high rating for its family atmosphere and safe swimming conditions for children. With soft sand and sparkling blue water, Chileno Beach is a great place for a picnic lunch while lounging on the shore.

TripAdvisor travelers also recommended Chileno Beach for snorkeling in the nearby reef and even catching a sunrise moment.

Medano Beach

El Medano Beach in Los Cabos

Travelers don’t even have to really leave the Los Cabos hotel zone to visit the No. 5 honored beach on TripAdvisor’s list of the top beaches in Mexico.

Medano Beach is known as the center of the action in Los Cabos and travelers said they could easily spend an entire day on that beach alone.

TripAdvisor raters cited the ability to walk on the beach, snorkel and even surf as some of the reasons they recognized Medano Beach as one of the tops in the country.

View of popular Medano Beach with beach umbrellas and surfboards, in the heart of downtown Cabo San Lucas.

Medano Beach definitely has plenty for tourists to do beyond simply spending their day in the sun, sand, and surf of the coastline.

What Travelers Need to Know

For beach lovers, Los Cabos is definitely one of the top places in the entire country to enjoy a vacation getaway with their toes in the sand and a drink in their hand.

Beautiful isolated beach in Los Cabos

Three of the top beaches in the nation are found in and near Los Cabos, including the top beach in Mexico.

The popularity of the beaches of Los Cabos will guarantee that the area will continue to host plenty of visitors from around the world for many years to come.

Do you think the TripAdvisor users chose the best beaches in Los Cabos for the honors? Which ones do you recommend to travelers when asked about the top beaches in the area? Post your ideas in the comments below!

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