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These 5 Los Cabos Beaches Just Received New Awards

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Several beaches in Los Cabos just received one of the highest awards in Mexico for cleanliness and sustainability.

Five Award Winning Los Cabos Beaches

Five Los Cabos beaches popular with Los Cabos tourists were recently honored with one of the top honors in the country for factors related to overall cleanliness and sustainability.

Couple Walking Down the Beach in Cabo San Lucas

The beaches of Las Viudas, Acapulquito, Santa María, Palmilla, and El Chileano all were recognized as honorees for Clean and Sustainable Beach, Platinum Beach and their Good Practices for a Healthy and Safe Environment.

The recognition was presented by the Mexican Institute of Standardization and Certification (IMNC), which used the Mexican national SEMARNAT Standard Certifications (NMX-120) as the basis for the honors.

Let’s take a look at each one of these award-winning beaches that are some of the local and tourist favorites.

Las Viudas Beach

beach and ocean

Las Viudas Beach is well known to tourists in Los Cabos, conveniently located in the tourist corridor of the beach resort destination.

Unique, intimate coves and volcanic rock formations make this clean beach popular for swimming, snorkeling, and diving.

The beach is very popular with tourists looking for a place to enjoy a picnic.

wine and food on beach

Acapulquito Beach

Acapulquito Beach, also known as Old Man’s Beach, is a popular tourist corridor destination for surfers and paddleboarders.

Because of the long wave approach, it is especially good for learning these sports along with long-board surfers.

It is also a great place for tourists who enjoy swimming and snorkeling in Los Cabos.

people surfing

Santa Maria Beach

Photographers love Santa Maria beach. The horseshoe-sheltered cove with calm waves makes a perfect tourist corridor backdrop for some of the most dramatic seaside pictures of Los Cabos.

The bay full of sea creatures is a perfect destination for snorkelers looking to get up and close to some of the unique undersea wildlife found in Los Cabos.

SCUBA divers will find the best visibility at this popular beach location first thing in the morning.

vew of beach

Palmilla Beach

A very popular Blue Flag recognized beach for safety, cleanliness and sustainability, Palmilla Beach has recently been surrounded by a number of upscale construction projects.

It is surrounded by residential developments as well as one of the premier golf courses in Los Cabos.

It makes a good destination for tourists to enjoy taking long beachside walks or adventures renting on-site boats and kayaks.

There are other family-friendly amenities available at this popular beach for locals and tourists.

Palmilla Beach Seen From The Air

El Chileno Beach

Another Blue Flag beach in the Los Cabos tourist corridor, this is the beach locals flock to when spring breakers and tourists take over the popular El Medano beach.

It is not surprising that the beach received the honor for being a clean and sustainable beach as this is the reputation for this popular beach.

In fact, Los Cabos locals pride themselves on the fact that everyone chips in to keep this popular beach clean as a community pride effort.

El Chileno Beach is well known for its calm waters, good snorkeling conditions, and abundance of sea life in its tidal pools.

view of ocean and beach

Great Choices for Tourists

No matter which of the five award-winning beaches Los Cabos travelers decide to visit, they can anticipate a great vacation experience.

Each of the five beaches in Los Cabos prides itself on its cleanliness and sustainability as well as delivering value to vacationers to the beach resort destination.

man and child walking down beach

For directions to any of the award-winning Los Cabos beaches, simply ask a hotel front desk or vacation rental host for assistance.

Better yet, find a local Los Cabos resident to share their tips for the beach as well as the directions to get there.

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