Los Arbolitos | Established Campground



Last Visited: 3 months ago
GPS: 23.403625, -109.425019
Altitude: 8.2 masl
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Electricity: No
Wifi: No
Kitchen: No
Restaurant: Yes
Showers: Cold
Water: Non-Potable
Toilets: Running Water
Big Rig Friendly: No
Tent Friendly: Yes
Pet Friendly: Yes
Sanitation Dump Station: Unknown

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There is a parking place close to the beach inside Cabo Pulmo Park. One big palapa on the left of the beach and couple of tiny ones. A family takes care of this area and they have clean toilets setup as well as a cold water shower. 60 pesos per person for camping.
the is also a 1 mile hike to several coves with great snorkeling. The last one is the best.


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Los demás días Solo de 10am to 6pm.
Si quieres ingresar son $50 MX pp.
Para hacer camping es $150MX pp.
El restaurante estaba cerrado así que mejor traer tu comida antes de ir.
Ducha de agua fría.
La playa muy bonita.

Camping is in parking lot/Vado. Gate closed 6pm-10am. Closed Mondays. Some restrictions on snorkeling: guide, 8 max persons. PFD required farther than 20m from shore. Biodegradable sunblock required. Cold showers and flush toilets working.

Seems as though you cannot camp here anymore, there is a gate and a newer sign stating the area is only open from 10am-6pm, the guard at the gate reinforced this, drove a little south to a sweet spot.

120 pesos per person, only camping for van/RV was in small unlevel parking lot. beach looked nice, we did not stay.

Very nice place to camp. We camped here for 2 nights hoping the wind would quit for us to snorkel. It never did so cannot comment on the snorkeling. We did take the hike along the beach (south) and it was very beautiful. There are flush toilets but the water ran out midday and the toilets would not flush. The cost was 120p for the two of us and we felt very safe.

It‘s a campsite at a great place: impressing rocks, lovely small beaches. We rent a gear for snorkling (200 Pso/4 hours) and saw colorfull fishes but only few corals (maybe we haven‘t been at the right spot). The day we arrived they installed a new and good working flush-toilett. We paied for 2 persons and our small rig for the first night 200 Pso and for the second 150 Pso. The road down to the beach was rough and we were happy to have a 4x4 though there were also vehicles without.

Nos quedamos 3 días y 2 noches. El camping es tranquilo y humilde, perfecto para disfrutar de la bonita playa, de la torre con vistas al mar y al atardecer, y bucear en el arrecife de coral. Las duchas son de agua fría pero están bien y para el baño utilizas cubo. Muy recomendable, seguro y bonito.

nice beach, felt safe when I slept here. not crowded at all on a Sunday.

4wd not mandatory, but high clearance highly recommend to get there, lots of fun offroading to get there.

paid 60 pesos, bucket toilets, shower, no electricity. Telcel full 4G

The must is going for at sunrise in this warm water. you'll have the beach for yourself !

ps : bring the bug spray

Arrived late the night before as the road to get there is really bad - heavy washboard the last 15 km and all together 45 km dirt road from San Jose. Gate closes officially at 7pm, but lock was not closed. Untangled chain and got in. Paid 60 Pesos/person and night. Pretty run down toilet and bathroom. As a thunderstorm came in, we parked on higher grounds. At 6am it poured heavily and vado (sandy river bed) went from dry to knee deep flood. 5 cars got stuck parked in there. Host and all campers helped to pull them out - 4 were ok, van got stuck and we had to shuffle him out of the sand taking up about 3 hours.

Stayed one night. Shower and a bucket toilet. 60 peso pp to camp. Went for a quick snorkel before sunset right from the camp site and saw a turtle hanging out in the reef! Spent all morning and afternoon snorkeling. Hiked the 1 mile trail and went in a few of the spots but the waves made the visibility poor. Went back to the campsite and from there we went out to the right and a ways out and found an amazing part of the reef with another turtle and many amazing fish! Best spot we have snorkelled all of baja

40 pesos per person to park. add 20 pesos per person to camp. some food service. roosters to wake you. good snorkeling.

Great spot for a hike along the cliff side trail to snorkeling spots. You can rent equipment and buy tacos here too. The people are super nice. The camping is a little tight fit for my taste, more like a long narrow sandy parking lot. However it is safe and secure and not crowded. Really beautiful spot with a lovely cove beach and access to great snorkeling.

Here in our 22 RV made it no problem. Road in is rutted but 100% passable without 4wd. Maybe come early or late to get a good spot if you have a bigger rig and back in it so you can get out easily.

2wheel drive mini truck=Road is good getting there, was 60 pesos per person to camp. I think 40 for dayuse, Amazing snorkeling!! They keep the restrooms very clean, there is a shower and taco truck with cold beers, they have rentals, snorkels kayaks etc. Also do guided trips. The local dogs keep the cows at bay and theres plenty of roosters to give you that super authentic that your looking for. Were in a mini truck so i dont know the r.v. Beta but seems like it goes. Morning and evening shade, the last cove southeast is great for naked snorkeling. We’re major dirtbags so its not often we are stoked on paying for camping. Stoke was high.

Got in no problem with a 2WD 22' sprinter. Some soft sand but hey its Mexico! Amazing snorkeling and a chill vibe. water was calm and good for swimming, kayaking, and diving too. Hope you like your 3am rooster wakeup calls! haha but hey it wouldn't feel right if there wasn't a rooster!

if you are tenting on the beach, know there is no shade. :)

Overnight parking in the Arroyo at Los Arbolitos. You can put a tent on the beach but car camping is possible only at the parking lot near the beach. The road to Los Arbolitos has one steep section but it is ok for most RVs. There are cold showers, "rustic" toilets and a small restaurant. Camping is not very scenic but snorkeling between Los Arbolitos and Playa Serenita is great.

Fantastic place for snorkelling but don’t try to get there with a 22 feet RV. You need a 4x4 drive for the last 200 m. Very steep and huge holes on the dirt road . Very few place to park because of soft sand . Getting out of there was a nightmare.
Coqs and dogs very noisy

Fantastic place for snorkelling but don’t try to get there with a 22 feet RV. You need a 4x4 drive for the last 200 m. Very steep and huge holes on the dirt road . Very few place to park because of soft sand . Getting out of there was a nightmare.
Coqs and dogs very noisy

Very good place ! Nice people and good for swimming if no wind, otherwise it’s not possible to see anything while snorkeling. Please note that it’s feasible with a 30ft RV (2D), with a medium clearance coming from the North road (Los Barriles) but it’s a bit sporty !

Very nice place right on the beach. That day to much wind for good snorkeling. Clean toilets. Road good for our 24 ft RV. Last 100 meter little difficult but we did it

Buen lugar para una o dos noches. A 20 minutos de playa La Sirena (snorkel Epico). Duchas frías (baja presión) y baños funcionales. 60 pesos p/p. Se puede rentar equipo de snorkel en el camping.
Good for a night or two. 20 minutes away from La Sirena snorkel spot (EPIC). Cold showers (low pressure) & working toilets. 60MP per person. You can rent gear at camping

Great place. Road was ok for our 21ft Toyota Dolphin. It is ‘just’ a parking lot, but the surroundings make it so much more. Moreover it empties at night. Cold showers and toilets with buckets of water. Stayed two nights: 60MXN pp per night. Lifevests for rent: 50MXN, supposed to be obligatory, but didn’t seem to be reinforced. People told us the restaurant was good. Great snorkeling on left & right, beautiful little hike to Mermaids beach. Dogs ok, during low tide you can explore all the adjacent beaches off leash. Notes: it can be windy here, we had one bad day, two good ones (for snorkeling).

Awesome. Camping right on the beach, fish/shrimp tacos available. Friendly and helpful staff. 20min walk to epic snorkeling. BYOB. 120ps for 2 people per nite. Cold showers, toilets, 3G service

Beautiful place to camp and snorkel. Incl (cold) showers/banos. Campfires allowed. 60 ppp. Just one setback; the chickens/roosters.. They kept us awake for most of the night..

Life jackets for snorkelling are mandatory in the park. First we were not happy we need to rent them (50mex/person), but it turned out to be very comfortable. Day use in this campground is 40mex/person. I wouldn't be probably happy with the roosters if we stayed overnight.

We stayed here for a night in our van. I would not recommend staying here on a weekend like we did, it’s packed full of cars carrying large families camping in tents on the beach. No good spots to park, loud all hours and torches shining into the van all hours. Nice spot tho during the week and walking up over the dune was cool :) 60pp per night

We stayed here for one night. Nice location, beautiful beach. It gets kind of crowded on weekends, but since there are many smaller beaches in walking distance from here, it doesn't feel that crowded. Pretty clean. Still 60MP/pp. The sea here is way calmer than in Cabo Pulmo town, perfect for snorkeling. No surfing here. Decent Telcel signal. Beware, the roads around Cabo Pulmo are dirt roads. As they said, every piece of land is fenced, with a few exceptions. Coming from the North, we passed by a spot where you could drive to the beach for free (Playa Miramar), right in the entrance of the NP. After that we only saw fences.

Small private clean beach. Fires allowed. Rigs camp in the parking lot or you can pitch a tent on the beach. 40p each plus 20p per person to camp or sleep in your rig. Great snorkelling. Clear water. Fantastic beaches all around. Toilets very basic but cleaned occasionally. Restaurant not good. Hire snorkel gear here but not the canoes for some reason. Most of the time we got reasonable but slow 3G . There is no hook up. The parking lot is a dry wash and lots of people get a bit stuck but 4wd should be ok.

Pretty much just a sandy parking lot right on the beach. If your in a 2wd pick your spot wisely and look before you leap as sand is soft and deep in places- easy to get stuck! Paid 60pesos a man. Outdoor hose shower and bucket toilets.

Great and clean beach to camp and go snorkeling. The road leading in is sandy but manageable without a 4wd. It took us a couple of hours to get here from San Jose Del Cabo on a dirt road. Camped overnight in the parking lot for 60 pesos pp. Snorkeling gear is available for rent for 150 pesos pp. It costs 40 pesos pp to enter the beach (it's fenced off) and it's a national park. It has cold showers, ok bathrooms and a small restaurant that's open until 7pm.

Quiet place super close to the beach. Very beautiful surroundings around the coast, sandstone hills and some greenery. It somehow reminded me NP Tayrona in Colombia a bit.
60pesos per person, cold (but okay) showers, bucket toilet (clean). I'd stay longer if I could :)

This camping is a really nice place to stay. Just next to the beach which is nice but specially for the snorkeling which was just awesome. We saw many things here and 5 turtles. You can swim with them and they are really nice ! A bit further at the second point there are sea lions who lives here. You can swim all the way or go by foot. Highly recommended !

As described, nice place inside the cabo pulmo park. Turtles and various fish right at the beach and rocks. New price is 60 pesos per person per night. Snorkel and kayak rental now only tied up to a ‘tour’. 30 dollars per person including all equipment. We had our equipment and did not needed.

This is a sweet place as described by "song of the road". Beautiful beach, friendly host and such a deal for 50 pesos per person. The bathrooms are clean, the hose shower worked perfect.
We drove in from the south, 42 km on dirt road, beautiful coast line with many opportunities to stop. However even in November there was a section of the road heavily flooded and we barely made it through. We have a 2 wheel drive, Toyota Tundra pop up camper, just an fyi.

All 50pppn or 40 for day use. lovely beach, clean enough facilities. hose shower still functioning. lots of snorkel kit for hire (sorry, can't tell you prices as we didn't need it). great snorkelling right off the beach.

New price: 50 pP.
Nice area, but camping nothing special (just a sandy parking lot with many annoying flies and roosters)

Its 40 pesos per person now and 20 for the parking of your camper overnight.

Nice spot. Bit crowded but maybe because of the full moon. There is 3G Telcel signal.

50 pesos per night, nice owner, facilities as described. Stayed two nights there, under the palapa on the left side of beach, owner gave me extra mattress, all people were gone after sunset.

Really "ROBINSON CRUSOE" feeling......Snorkeling... hugh fish's....Resto El Caballero, 5 km in Cap Pulmo, good +cheep.

nice little parking lot directly to the beach. very quiet at night. very basic. cold showers with a hose. nice for snorkeling. you can rent snorkeling equipment. the streets to cabo pulmo from the north is very well and the last 10miles are off road and a little bit difficult but we managed it with our 25feet normal RV. bring enough food and water and you will have a great time.

After checking out the other options for wild camping in Cabo Pulmo and Los Frailes we landed here. 80 pesos for two ppl and parking. we camped in our truck with an awning. we arrived later in the day on a Saturday and the parking and beach were packed, but the owner told us by evening everyone would leave and we ended up scoring a parking spot to stretch our awning out and a view of the beach. if you have a tent, you can camp right on the beach. felt very safe, good vibe, good snorkeling.

nice, easy camping for 30pesos pp plus 20 for a car. we stayed in our 20ft rv with no issues. a family stays there and is pretty safe, there are basic cold water showers and flushing toilets and palapas and good snorkelling

Takes a little bit of time driving the dirt roads through ranches and desert, but well worth the effort. When I went it was 50 pesos per person per day, cold showers and plenty of beauty to explore. Spent only a few nights as we weren’t prepared food wise. So bring everything you’ll need to be comfortable, water, food, cooking items and plenty of gas. Only major bummer imo we’re the sand fleas, standing too long in one spot one will find their legs being invaded by the little buggars. I used tea tree oil to repel them quite effectively, so stock up!

Opted not to camp here...just a parking lot near the beach. You are allowed to pitch a tent under a palapa, no vehicles on the beach though. Great snorkelling! Fresh(ish) water showers--they warm up later in the day. 30pesos pp for day use, 40 to camp.

Great place with toilets and showers for only 80 Pesos for two persons/one night

dry camping right at beach
warm showers included for 40 pesos ea
great snorkelling
wonderful sand on beach

Came here for the day to go snorkeling. 30 pesos/person for day use and another 40/person if we wanted to stay the night. Palapas on beach. Many people came in the morning for day use, started to clear out in the afternoon. Toilets clean, didn't use showers. Not a proper restaurant, but they will cook for you if you want. Friendly man. Can swim or hike to many snorkeling spots, where tour boats drive to. A lot of fish, saw multiple turtles and a ray.

Primitive camping by playa Los Arbolitos. Cold showers, restrooms. Nice palapa and nice snorkeling. 80 pesos per night.

Fee of 30pesos per person. Park in the sand parking lot. Rental gear for snorkel or kayak. Sort of a restaurant. Palapas to pitch tents under- cannot drive on beach. Beautiful sights. Showers not warm. Toilets okay.

Basically just a parking lot right on the beach. A family takes care of this area and they have clean toilets setup as well as a cold water shower that is nice. ~USD $5.00