There are over 20 amazing beaches to visit during your Los Cabos vacation, and each is slightly different from the next.
Some are secluded and perfect for relaxation, others have calm waters and are ideal for swimming, and then there are the beaches with all the action and excitement.
Out of all of these beaches, one stands out more than the rest: Medano Beach, also known as El Medano. There are five main reasons for this being the most popular beach in Los Cabos.
Location, Location, Location
The greatest attraction of Medano Beach is the location of it.
It sits within view of the famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas and Land’s End, where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez meet, so the views can’t get any better.
Additionally, it is in the heart of Cabo San Lucas, so it’s surrounded by all kinds of shops, restaurants, hotels, and attractions.
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Availability Of Activities
Another great thing about Medano Beach, one that the location factors into is that this is where the best availability of activities is.
Within just steps from the beach, you’ll find the marina, which is where the largest concentration of boat tour operators in Los Cabos are located.
So if you want to sail the waters of the Sea of Cortez before or after spending a day on the beach, you’ll definitely be in the right spot.
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Beach Clubs And Cantinas
Relaxing on the beach might be enjoyable for a certain amount of time, but who doesn’t love being able to take a little break from the sun and enjoy a frosty beverage?
Fortunately, on Medano Beach, you’ll find plenty of beach clubs and cantinas where you can grab a cold drink and maybe even enjoy some entertainment.
Many of these establishments also have food, so your beach day can roll right into dinner time.
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What many first-time visitors to Los Cabos may not know is that many of the beaches in the region are not swimmable.
This is due to the common presence of strong currents and large waves.
But Medano Beach is one of the most swimmable beaches in Los Cabos, thanks to its calm waters.
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While the debate is still out in Los Cabos as to whether beach vendors are a good thing or a nuisance, they do offer goods and services that tourists want.
You’ll find many legal vendors on the beach offering chair and umbrella rentals, water sports equipment rentals, food items, and souvenirs.
On many other Los Cabos beaches, there are very limited vendors and services, compared to Medano Beach.
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Things To Do Near Medano Beach
Location also plays a role in being able to find things to do around Medano Beach.
Particularly in the marina area that is located only steps from the beach, you’ll find plenty of attractions, shopping, and dining options.
This area is also where most of the tours are, as well as water taxis that will take you to get an up-close view of the Arch and Land’s End.
@claudiamirotoks A perfect way to spend a day in #Cabo at Medano Beach! Muchas gracias to my new friends & to @The Sand Bar for the best massage ever & a stunning sunset #happyhour ! ☀️ #cabosanlucas #loscabos #baja #mexico #travel #solotravel #traveltiktok #beachday #sunset ♬ Calma (Remix) – Pedro Capó & Farruko
Staying Near Medano Beach On Your Los Cabos Vacation
In addition to plenty of things to do on and around Medano Beach, there is no shortage of places to stay.
The area surrounding the marina and beach is filled with great all-inclusive resorts that offer some amazing amenities, as well as fantastic views of Medano Beach.
And an all-inclusive vacation is one of the best ways to experience Los Cabos.
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