Playa Miramar - Northern edge of Cabo Pulmo | Wild Camping

Mexico

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2 months ago
Altitude:
2.0 masl
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None

Amenities

Electricity:
No
Wifi:
No
Kitchen:
No
Restaurant:
No
Showers:
No
Water:
No
Toilets:
No
Big Rig Friendly:
No
Tent Friendly:
Yes
Pet Friendly:
Yes

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One of the best wild camping spots on this side of the Baja. The beach is clean and garbage bins are provided by the national park. There's signs that this is where turtles lay their eggs, so no driving on the beach. There's plenty of places to park just 30 meters from the water. You don't need 4wd here.

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can be done with 2wd but only 2 or 3 spaces are open. the rest of the spots need 4wd. beautiful sunrise and sunset. great hike on the beach. safe and quiet

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Beautiful beach, rocky enter to the sea so it's better to have shoes. Place wasn't that full during our stay(about 6 rigs). No facilities, so sometimes you can smell it from bushes. Otherwise good place.

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Lovely spot and ample room for maybe a dozen rigs. 2WD okay, but I wouldn't try it with larger rigs and watch for loose sand.

Trash cans only have capacity for day use visitors. Please plan on taking your trash with you.

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A very nice spot if you walk up the right side of the beach you get a little cell service.

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Like all have said. Beautiful beach, was windy the first day but the second was just breezy. Felt very safe. Garbage cans on site. No cell but if you walk up the beach on the left there is some service around the point. Quite clean but I still picked up a bit of trash. Leave it cleaner than you found it please. This is a gem of a beach. Very quiet at night.

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Great spot. We have a big truck 2WD and we didn’t feel like there were lots of options to park because the ground felt quite soft and we didn’t want to get stuck but it was manageable and the beach is lovely. Garbage bins available. 2 other vans parked near some trees.
@bo.the.red.dog.travels

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Really nice spot! A few fairly clean porta Johns. Enough space for a half dozen vehicles close to the sandy beach. Be wary though it can be deceptively soft Getting there. We got stuck once with 2WD. Fine with 4x4 it would seem

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Nice spot, not crowded beach front. Would recommend if visiting Cabo Pulmo!

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Exactly as others have described until today.

if you go to the left at the Y, there are camping spots.

Some flies, but if you carry-shovel away the cow patties, they go away.

Wind break in the trees where you camp. Gorgeous sand.

You can see 4 seasons Cabo where they are spending how much?

No cell service.

How lucky are we? Wow.

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Stunning location. Beautiful sierra background, beautiful beach and beautiful Sea of Cortez view. Whales and mobulas at this time of year. Plenty of sun for your panels, plenty of sky view for your Starlink. Felt safe, trash cans on site and we saw active trash pick up. No other facilities.

Hard packed sand and I'd say no issues with 2wd if you stay on the normal traffic areas. May require 4x4 if you go beyond the trash cans.

No cell phone reception, regardless of carrier. Starlink was normal Starlink numbers when sky view has no obstructions. No problems whatsoever.

(we use to report on cell service for people trying to work off grid; IG: @pampas.overland)

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Wow this was a beautiful spot, there’s a hidden camp to the left past the sign that a Jeep like vehicle or tent would have privacy and wind protection a short walk to the beautiful beach. We saw whales and rays regularly!

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Do not drive near the beach w/o 4wd. Do NOT try it without 4wd. The sand gets really soft quickly. No one is supposed to park/drive on the playa due to turtle migration but vehicles do. Read the signs, people. Respect the wildlife. Respect the beach.

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Loved this spot. It is a bit limited for options for large, heavy fifth wheels but we foumd a spot at the end of the turn around. best spot there. plenty of spots for smaller rigs on the side.

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Wonderful spot. Though the last two times we were here we had the place to ourselves (or briefly shared the beach with one other vehicle). As I sit here typing this up there are six vehicles and two or three have passed through and left.

I’m not sure if the time of year impacts how busy it currently is but it’s definitely doesn’t feel as remote and magical as it did before.

I think we’ll move in soon to make room for others to enjoy the beach and we might hop on the ferry to Mazatlan sooner than expected.

Enjoy! And please keep this spot clean and uncrowded. Another spot near todos santos is apparently being closed as a result of its popularity.

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Great place, wide beach on the Cabo Pulmo National Park territory, in our opinion much better and less crowded than the rocky beach close to the village. No toilets, no signal, trash bins provided by the Park.

The most amazing thing happened when we were camping here. A shark came ridiculously close to the shore chasing a fish that was thrown out of the water by a wave. It stayed for a long time waiting for the fish to be flushed back to the sea. In the end we kinda threw him the fish, cause he has already eaten half of it and the poor fish was dying anyway. It was like being inside a National Geographic episode. :D

@travelsinprisa

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nothing has changed since the last review. definitely 2wd except when you go wild on the edge of the beach. beautiful and absolutely quiet, gotta deal with the wind though. several spots to spread out without driving on the beach.

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Nice sandy beach with very little traffic during the week. It was quite windy and the waters edge has many rocks which makes swimming difficult. No Telcel. Only about 3 spots without driving on the beach (don’t drive on the beach). Could definitely get in with 2WD but watch for sandy spots.

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Absolutely would not recommend with 2wd. We stayed a good bit away from the beach per other reviews saying it was ok if you didn’t get too close. That spot was clearly still full of very soft sand and there was evidence of other cars having to be dug out as well.

Luckily for us, someone on their morning run came by and was able to send someone to come help us, but even that process led to us getting stuck even on the more packed road. We run heavy in a Promaster, so it could be slightly easier in a lighter car, but it felt soft in pretty much every place and like once you stopped getting going can be tricky.

Super pretty though.

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Beautiful spot on a nice sandy beach! We even saw a small pod of dolphins and a grey whale and her calf breaching! Nice quiet spot to camp only had one other camper close to us and the occasional 4 wheeler and side by side pass through to check out the nearby lighthouse! Would absolutely camp here for a few days!

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Guess we missed the review that said 4WD required. We got stuck. Very stuck for a few days. Every other 2WD vehicle we saw here got stuck at least for a little while. If you come and are 2WD park close to the road or risk it getting closer to the beach. The beach is beautiful BTW and you can see whales far off the shore. Luckily we got stuck in a flat spot so our stay wasn't all bad.

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There is a small parking area right on the beach that is easily accessible for 2WD, but plenty of other options if you have 4WD. There are a lot of pits where it’s obvious people have been dug out, so be careful. We enjoyed our night here, but it was very windy with little reprieve. Only amenities is garbage cans. No cell service on ATT. FREE!

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For those who say 2wd is no problem, I advise to proceed cautiously. There is deep, soft sand. We stayed off the road, away from the beach to be solid-ground safe and protected from the crazy wind. Full moon magic, total quiet, no riff-raff. Very beautiful and pristine. You know the rules, guys. Keep it this way.

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Pretty place, easy to drive into, quiet. Trash bins but probably wouldn't use them. There's nothing to snorkel on here but the water is nice. While swimming we could hear the humpback whales communicating. We walked to the lighthouse on the point around low tide which takes 4 hours return.

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Very soft sand 100 yards in, glad i walked it before trying in a 2wd van. Looks gorgeous, open white sand beach.

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Cute little spot. Few other people camped/hanging out. Sand gets soft real quick. Breeze but not overly windy early during day

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Slept there for one night, everything quiet, safe and nice. Beach is not good to take a swim because of stones.

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Small gravel road just south of currently marked site takes you to a separate beautiful spot on the beach, separated by dunes. There were two other campers in the main spot. Road is loose gravel, 4 wheel required. No amenities. Free. No cell coverage on Verizon.

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Great location and free. Trash service. Quiet.

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Glad we found this place. When the beach camping deep in Cabo Pulmo was very windy, spots here offered a break from the wind. Not a lot of privacy unless you’re lucky to get one of the few sites to the side. We went up on the sandy rise where there were already tracks and a fire ring. Beware th le thorny plants all over the ground. All in all, good place for a night or more.

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Very nice quite beach. Easily accessible from the road. There is a hard packed parking are with garbage bins. We stayed in the arroyo which protected us from the wind. We saw whales. Can’t fish here because it’s within the park. The beach is sandy however there are rocks as you go deeper. We still swam because the waves weren’t big in the morning. Beaches south of this one seem to have bigger waves.

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Really nice spot right on the beach, the parking area is hard packed sand. Nice breeze during the evening. One other overlander parked with us.

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Beautiful sandy beach with garbage bins, met some campers from Mexico City studying insects in this area. Some fishermen arrived early in the morning. The sand is pretty packed and hard near the garbage bins, but gets soft anywhere else. We felt really safe sleeping with our doors open.

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We were looking for a „real“ wild camp. Here we found one!
When arriving, take the road to your left. There is a tree, where you can park your vehicle (under 2.7m height) under it.
Little breeze the whole day, but it can get hot (as everywhere in Baja during Summer).
Went swimming - but water is not clear enough to see something...
Be careful on the way in, there are some soft spots. Doable with a 2WD.

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Although the road in is hard packed enough for large rigs (>25ft), the actual car park is very soft and there is limited space to turn around.
Having been stuck once already in Baja, I opted to park closer to the road.

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Good place, quiet
Plage tranquille ou au loin on peut apercevoir les baleines, calme, tranquille, un vrai bonheur, manque des toilettes et les buissons les plus proches peuvent en témoigner.

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Stayed 8.nights at this wonderful place; great for swimming, SUP,snorkeling and endless hikes along the beach to your left- did it to the lighthouse...don’t forget a drink! the National Park rules says no parking or driving on the beach...also no bonfires!
But there are plenty opportunities to stay on the rocky ground of the riverbed.

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Awesome place, we did it with our 22“ RV, no problemo. Met other overlanders.

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Very good spot. Clean and calm. Few flat spots.

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Spent one night here. Gorgeous, deserted beach. Intense winds not ideal for beach lounging, but a great tent spot among the bushes just north of the path in. Would be 10/10 on a day with minimal wind. Easily accessible with 2WD. Highly recommend.

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Good spot, we stayed for two nights together with friends. We had the beach to ourselves. There are still some flood debris and strip of sand just before the water.

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Amazing spot. We stoped here on our way to Cabo Pulmo, if you come from the North, the road is all paved until a couple hundred meters before this beach. No one around. No Telcel signal.

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It is still a nice place to camp on the beach. Enter the Beach through the riverbed, we camped a few meters left on a rocky underground. So we avoided to drive on sand because of the sea turtles. No waste, sandy beach, clear water and we we're alone. I recommend 4wd! Due the flood is the underground very soft.

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fairly mediocre spot probably due to storm damage. no sand and lots of flood debris. looks like it was nice prior. we drove from Cabo San Jose along coast and passed several spots which might have been nicer though perhaps busier. the road was quite damaged so 4wd is recommended there were many fairy sandy areas.

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Beach completely destroied by a hurricane, now looks more like a riverbed. No shade anymore but firewood for thousends of bonfires.

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awesome place as described!

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Plage de galets. Plongées en bouteilles au village à 150$.... Fonds très décevants...

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A lot of place to camp with a shadow. We found some dead wood to make a bonfire. Very nice and quit. We spent 2 days here and were just us and one other camper. A lot of flies.

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Several possible campsites. Great beach. Well sheltered against Northwind lots of shade a bit back from the beach. No driving on the beach in national park. free

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Awesome beach camp, clean and sheltered camping area.

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One of our the best wildcamping spot on this side of the Baja. The beach is clean and garbage bins are provided by the Nationalpark. There's signs that this is where turtles lay their eggs, so no driving on the beach. There's plenty of places to park just 30 meters from the water. You don't need 4wd here.

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