standard-title Medano Beach Cabo


Playa el Médano or Medano Beach

Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Medano Beach (Playa el Médano) is the main safe swimming beach in Cabo San Lucas and the most popular. It begins at the east side of the harbor and extends along Cabo San Lucas Bay all the way to Villa del Palmar.

Playa El Médano (The Dune Beach) Medano Beach encompasses several miles of safe swimming beach beginning at the east side of the harbor entrance all the way to Villa del Palmar on the east end of the bay. Close to town, Playa El Médano (Medano Beach) is the main and most popular Cabo San Lucas Beach. Here, hotels, bars and restaurants compete for space, offering all the goodies most people come to expect from a prime tourist destination.

Whether you choose an activity such as swimming, jet skiing, kayaking, waterskiing, banana boating, parasailing and volleyball or just want to hang out and enjoy the beach parties, you’re sure to have a good time here.

Medano Beach, nearest to town, is also prime sales territory for the ubiquitous vendors who will continuously interrupt your siesta with offerings of everything from Chicklets to blankets, sombreros, temporary tattoos, hair braiding, and silver jewelry.

Don’t misunderstand me, Medano Beach (Playa El Médano) is a blast—it’s where the action is and is close to downtown Cabo San Lucas — a true destination beach for the young at heart. It is the place to see and be seen, where the party continues all day and into the night.

Medano Beach does not necessarily offer the tranquility of Santa Maria or Palmilla Beach but that’s what makes the beaches of Los Cabos so unique—there is a special place for everyone. Play volleyball, throw a frisbee with friends, or build a sandcastle with the kids—come and enjoy.