Monuments Beach – Playa Monumento
Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Monuments Beach or Playa Monumento is a small beach popular with the surfing set and has the closest surf to Cabo San Lucas, just a few miles out of town. Monuments is a left point break that can get a little tricky. This spot is best saved for the seasoned or expert surfer. Situated below Sunset Da Mona Lisa Restaurant and Sunset Point is a fine little beach just a short cab ride from downtown Cabo San Lucas on the east end of the Bahia San Lucas. It marks the extreme southwest end of the Tourist Corridor. The Cape, a Thompson Hotel is situated along this beach. Here, depending upon conditions, one can surf, sun bathe, snorkel the reefs, and swim. Best of all, Sunset Da Mona Lisa has incredible terraced pools integrated with their restaurant wherein one can have a drink, or enjoy fine Italian dining. Monuments Beach is located at the Misiones del Cabo turn off from Kilometer 5. Follow the entrance to the security checkpoint. Park at the top of the hill just page the security gate, then follow the path toward the beach.