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Free camping , have to go through todo santos to get there . Huge, flat, wide, lots of space for big rigs , no surf rentals but very good surfing . Note it’ll be a challenge to take anything bigger than 30’ through the streets of todo santos to get here.
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Petty theft is occuring - have been here 2 weeks this season.
Neighours large bag with clothes stolen outside vehicle, unlocked cars rummaged through. Keep everything locked up and tight. Thefts in general have been worse this winter season all the way from north Todos to south Cerritos.
Night #3. excellent spot. Felt very safe. Works well as home-based while exploring the area.Report Check-In
lovely spot. 2nd night here with about 10 other campers. good cell reception. road in is a little rough but certainly doable.Report Check-In
great spot, large sandy lot where you can find a level spot to park and hear the waves. small hike uphill in sand to see the ocean and whales! good cell reception. great beachcomber. close to Todos Santos, stayed with 10 other campers,felt very safe.Report Check-In
Nice spot on the beach. Stay on the tracks with 2wd and you are fine. Surfers will show up from till dawn and from dusk in their trucks, otherwise very quiet.Report Check-In
Road in here was washboard and bumpy but our 2wd van made it without a problem.
Three other RVs here tonight. Feels pretty safe and it’s super quite.
Beach is dangerous, not good for swimming and I’m not sure about surfing as there was only a huge shore break today.
Better go to Cerritos for surfing.
Overall a good spot near Todos Santos.
Hola! notice we are at risk of LOSING camping access to pastora this year - due to garbage and using bushes as toilet. Yes some of us are doing our part, and those that aren't better step it up.
The municipality of Todos Santos has been vying to have the national enforcement change regulation of this area which would prohibit all camping! There are pro and cons to this. A big pro is no developments will be allowed! A con is losing the privilege of free camping. Please be vigilant and CLEAN up. Rent a porta potty, do NOT use the bushes for your shits. There is talk of a cheap campground option opening up on the other side of the road near pastora, will update with more beta.Report Check-In
Nice place, parking on the beach. The ocean is far from the packed sand though.. And the sand drops quickly in the water, the waves are huge. We didn't get to swim. But still, the view is amazing and we felt very safe!
Stationnement directement sur la plage, mais assez loin de l'eau. Le sable descend de façon abrupte vers l'océan, les vagues sont énormes. Nous ne nous sommes pas baigné. C'est magnifique par contre et nous nous sentions en sécurité.
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Nice spot to camp, surf and watch beautiful sunset.
Just don’t go on the “green room” restaurant to grab a beer or some food, the price are sooo expensive (more expensive than in Switzerland 😳)
Cell reception, 3 bars of 3G
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We’ve stayed here a few separate times and we absolutely love it. The sounds of the waves is amazing and you can just sit on the beach watching the surfers.
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We stayed at this beach a few nights. Tons of rigs here of all sizes (vans, bus, airstreams). The waves are large at this beach & you can spot whales in the distance. You can walk to the turtle camp from the beach (about an hour walk). They post their releases on Facebook a few hours before sunset. A great spot to stay while exploring TS!
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Maybe this place was ok once, but it is way past it's prime. Surfer dude heaven with people and dogs, peeing and pooping, everywhere. People without toilets should not camp here, it's very simple. Ruining the beach for the town and the tourists. Sad commentary on westerners shitting on other countries.Report Check-In
A lot of people here, loud music (it is 3:47 AM), a lot of dogs and inconsiderate owners who do not pick up after their dogs. People are using the bushes as toilets. This place is being ruined.Report Check-In
Very nice beach, good place to hang for a few days. Watch surfers and whales.
Please clean up after your dog.
many people for whales, surf and fishing.
packed and soft sand. choose your spot before the night. Nice place
beautiful spot, phenomenal sunsets, careful sand is unevenly packed.... walkable to green room (strenuous sandy walk)Report Check-In
Large firm sand lot adjacent to Playa La Pastora. A dozen or more campers, RVs, and Schoolies scattered about camping. Surfers and whales to watch. Plenty of space. Green Room Restaurant within 1/4 mile up the beach.Report Check-In
Nice spot, busy but it is big enough that it doesn’t feel too crowded. Lots of nice dogs running around, perfect for our pup. Beautiful sunsets.Report Check-In
This place is more crowded than ever, but it’s pretty much the only free camp spot in TS.
Overall it’s pretty quiet and everyone is friendly
Great place to stay, quiet even though couple of cars around. Space for big rigs. Easy beach access. No trash. Good cell reception.Report Check-In
We spend 2 nights here, very calm even if there is a lot of people. Beautiful sunrises and sunset and people are friendly. 😘Report Check-In
Beauty spot with lots of surfing. Plenty of room for everyone to park and enjoy their own space.
Be sure to stock up before you come as you’ll likely want to stay longer than anticipated.
Let’s keep this place clean ( and pick up after your dog!) so we can all continue to enjoy it.
We loved it! It was a great spot to hang out for a few days and is an easy drive into Todos Santos for supplies or dinner out!
We saw more whales than we can count, several pods of dolphins and lots and lots of talented surfers. We stayed 4 nights.
The police drove through every once in awhile but it was always very quiet when we were there. By 9 pm everyone was quiet so it was easy to sleep well and get up early for yoga on the beach and more whale/ surfer watching.
Who is that Mexican vaquero that saunters up the beach northbound in the morning, prancing about to the tune of festive Latin tunes, then southbound in the moonlight? Dude’s got swagger for sure. Otherwise, if you aren’t a surfer, this beach offers little more than a place to sleep. Big parking lot, 2WD accessible as long as you’re mindful of where the soft sand is, and lots of people and their dogs. Feels like Murica.Report Check-In
Free camping , have to go through todo santos to get there . Huge, flat, wide, lots of space for big rigs , no surf rentals but very good surfing . Note it’ll be a challenge to take anything bigger than 30’ through the streets of todo santos to get here.Report Check-In
Decent place to spend a night or two if you aren’t a surfer. Plenty of spots that you can access with 2WD. Much more crowded than we are used to, but it everyone is friendly.Report Check-In
Great spot to spend the night. You have to drive a bit on a dirty road (about 2km) to get to the place but it’s no big deal. The beach is vast so no problem for parking with our skoolie. We arrived pretty late (around 20:30) but the short time we spent there was quiet.
There is a beautiful sunrise to see early in the morning (at 6:30 until 7:00 for us).
We recommend it.
Beautiful place for boondocking!! Lots of other vans as well as locals. Awesome waves. Big sandy beach! Cell service. And good old fashioned relaxation! Pretty clean other than some dog poop that wasn’t picked up by the owner 😔! Overall great place, we stayed two nights and will probably be back!Report Check-In
Just stayed another week here and it is one of our favorite spots we’ve boondocked. Due to Covid there was 1/4 the number of people as last year, but the whales and surf are still raging. No amenities, but free and dreamy. Do everyone a favor and clean up after your dog (or don’t go barefoot because there is dog poop everywhere)!!! In-and-out cell service on ATT.Report Check-In
Beach front camping ok for 2 wheel drive. Good surf break. Pretty quiet at night. Crew gets busy around sunset.Report Check-In
We stayed here for several nights. Felt safe. Directly on the beach with no amentities. Around 2 miles dirt road to get here, bumpy but doable for all kind of rigs. Daily many friendly surfers around us. We saw whales every day. Beachrestaurant Grren Room not fare away. Hihly recommend.Report Check-In
Yeah, a parking lot with some campers, but can’t see the beach. Not that appealing for the discerning.Report Check-In
Back in La Pastora. New signs today on beach prohibiting quads/atvs, cars, motos and trash on the beach.Report Check-In
Very quiet during Covid. Only 3-4 other overnighters and high tide at sunrise limited early surfers. Clean and beautiful view. Full cell service. Outstanding whale watching. Also, Betty is an on-site massage therapist from M-Sa for $40/hour or $20/ half hour. Highly recommend!Report Check-In
Been here three days. Surfed each dawn patrol, walking just north of the lot. Camping is primarily to the left when you enter. Follow the hedge line, or can roll into the mangroves for more privacy. Middle and right are for locales parking. Place gets most busy at sunset, then clears out. Huge party of kids that rolled from 8pm to 2am in middle. Garbage sucked this AM, but we all pitched in and cleared the lot. Parties are common in these locales, so bring earplugs, get off grid or pay for a spot, but you already know that. Green Room restaurant was takeout only. Laundry, Markets and what nots close by. TS is pretty amazing. Go slow and enjoy. Oh, and there will be sand... Lots of sand.Report Check-In
Good option for somewhere to camp that's close (15mins) to Todo Santos, if you're exploring that beautiful town. We're in a 2WD and we got in fine, just don't try drive in far because as mentioned it is soft.Report Check-In
This is a surfing campsite so if you’re not a surfer, it’s not great. Got stuck in sand almost immediately upon arrival. Not scenic. Will look for better spots.Report Check-In
This is called Playa Tortugas, name should be updated. Got stuck in the sand within 30 seconds of driving in. Not very scenic and way too many other vans for my liking.Report Check-In
We love la Pastora!
Only 15 mins from Todos Santos.
Whale watching from the shore when we were there was SURBERB! You can see the humpbacks breaching!
We stayed a whole month because we just couldn't leave.
Big spot with lots of room for many campers.
Be sure to respect and leave room in the middle for the local surfers who come in the morning.
Keep it beautiful and enjoy it!Report Check-In
Great spot to spend a few days while exploring Todos Santos. About 30 cars/vans/RV here the last three days so we felt very safe. Awesome to wake up and watch the surfers and whales.Report Check-In
Beautiful peaceful beach to camp on. Be careful, might need 4 wheel drive to get on to beach as the sand is soft. Plenty of room for big rigs. No amenities. Good cell phone service, Verizon 3G, Google Fi has LTE.
We even saw a few whales right from the beach.Report Check-In
Nice place on a beach, lots of rooms. We could see whales from the beach. Not very good for swimming.Report Check-In
nice spot, easy access to a great little town. if there's wind bugs aren't bothersome, but with no wind plenty of bugs around.
surf is shallow, rocky (with barnacles), and steep. intermediate to adv skill recommended. nice spot to camp if beginners want to go surf the beach at cerritos during the day though.Report Check-In
Great camp! 15 minutes from Todos Santos, Lots of other campers and vans. Intermediate surf spot, can dip your toes in the water. Beach is rocky...Green room restaurant one km down the beach. Stayed here for a few nights! Love it! Keep it clean and enjoy every moment hereReport Check-In
Stayed 4 good night here... Quiet at the night, many surfers at the day...Report Check-In
Spent one night here, got here early afternoon and there were just few surfers.
Mosquito/sand flies situation was quite bad, we went back to town and came back just to sleep but in the morning we had to leave as it was almost impossible for us to stay outside the van.
Really nice spot, there was about 6 cars to watch sunset and they left, we came back at 9pm with another two campervans. You can come really close with 2WD. The waves are too big and strong for swimming.
Recommend to visit close Beach bar/restaurant The Green Room, really cool place for a drink on Beach!
Nice spot for camping, especially if you have 4wd to drive on the beach. Lots of people coming to surf and watch the sunset. We really like this spot until a group of locals showed up at 9pm to party. We were the only ones here when they showed up and they decided to park 15ft from us (this is a large area with lots of options) they proceeded to make a ton of noise making it really hard to go to sleep. If we hadn’t set up camp already we would have moved. And after all that we woke up to all of there trash scattered around (which we picked up). Really brought the spot downReport Check-In
super amazing spot and very safe. usually strong beach break.
don't drive onto the beach without 4wd.
some dudes surf in the morning/ evening
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Wonderful secluded beach outside of Todo Santos. Road to get in is bumpy but doable in any vehicle. Sand does get soft, but air down and engage 4x4 and you won’t have any problems. Plenty of places to park with 2WD as well, just further from the water. A few surfers came and went but mostly had this beach to ourselves. Not great for swimming. We had a nice breeze here that kept the heat at bay. Spent one quiet night after driving a bit away from the parking lot down the beach. Safe and recommended. No facilities.Report Check-In
Nice beach, large waves crashing on the shore, a few people came to surf. Lots of people spending the day at the beach or there for the sunset but we had it to ourselves once night fell. SO MANY FLIES! Only stayed one night due to them sadly.Report Check-In
Nice beach, a few people spending the day or evening here, couple people surfing. Big waves crashing right in the beach. Once the sun set we were the only ones here! Felt safe, Beautiful spot! A ridicules amount of flies during the day though.Report Check-In
Stayed one night, no issues, soft sand as others mentioned. Pulled out a stuck 2wd van. A bit busy with surfers during the day, moved to the next spot to the North where we were all alone for two days.Report Check-In
As described- great wide open parking lot with some nice options to get stuck but much more without adventure and even a good spot for some nights; we stayed one calm night and felt safe; the beach is wonderful and pretty clean!Report Check-In
Big Beach, quiet,
Grande plage de sable blanc avec de bons rouleaux qui font la joie des surfeurs, gratuit, réseau Telcel, mais pas de commodités, très calme et tranquille d'autres campées seront là pour la compagnie.
Great spot to kick back for a few days (or to return to again later!). Open large beach with lots of other friendly Overlanders. Safe. Great surf break.Report Check-In
Big camping area with a lot of surfers and a lot of campers but enough space for everybody. The beach is very long and very clean and once you walked away from the camping area there are very few people. The road from Todos Santos is a bit washboardy and bumpy but fine for all kind of RV.Report Check-In
Very nice spot. No amenities but great view . We saw masses of whales every day.
Be careful with soft sand . Easy to get stuck.
Lot of surfers in the morning, evening and on week end.
Flat beach, a lot of surfers. No shade or toilets but a lot of space to spread out. Soft white sand and cell service.Report Check-In
This is a large beach that gets lots of use by friendly surfers and their dogs we are driving a 55 foot motor home and found this easy to get in however watch out for soft sand. No services but good cell coverage. Lots of more secluded camping as you head north. Lots of room for tents tooReport Check-In
Spent three nights here. Only hear the waves at night. Very quiet. Parking on the left in the grassy area is limited to 4-5 spots (hard sand). The rest is soft so be careful.Report Check-In
Always a good place to stay. Quiet at night, lousy during the day. Don’t drive in the sand unless you are prepared to dig yourself outReport Check-In
very good place! we spent 15 nights here, beach is beautifull, whale every evening, bar restaurant at the left, on thé beach, the owner Thomas is very nice. precaution, the sand can be soft.Report Check-In
What a magic place. And very clean.
Stayed here for couple of nights.
Rough ride to the beach.
beautiful, large and quiet spot !
We don’t have a 4x4 and the road to get there is a bit rough, just go slow and it will be fine! But then we went on the left side of the beach and parked not on the very side but just a little off and got stuck. Be careful! Other then that, very nice moon set and sunset. the stars are good to watch and a little windy to make a fire but we did anyways with the moist wood. didn’t last long. Not too much flies because of the wind. Good place to stay long for free. There is a little resto bar a little walk on the beach to the right. IT IS delicious and not too expensive !!
Free beach surf spot . Good beach break with some friendly surfers. A lot of space to park, right in the middle theterrain is a little bit muddy so be careful not to get stuck. We stayed 6 night, we sirf every morning and go to town every day because its too hot during the day. Amazong experienceReport Check-In
Great place to stay, wonderful views and free! no good for surfing with a foamie though waves breaking right at the beach. Also our first experience of sandflies so watch out!Report Check-In
Free spot with amazing sunset.
A few surfers in the morning.
Very quiet and safe.
Not to hot at this time, a little windy.
Great beach camping at a very good surfspot. Campers mostly stay on the right side inbetween the bushes. The area in the middle is more for daily use.
Whales rest in the bay on the South end of the beach. They come very close, great show!
Only 15-20 minutes from Todos Santos and the first store is 10 minutes away.
Higly recommend this place for surfing and whale watching.
plenty of open camping and rv parking. lots of room. flat and firm parking on the south end of the beach. quiet notes.Report Check-In
Whale jumping in the morning. Beautiful sunset.
Happy overlanders around.
10/10. Would HIGHLY recommend.Report Check-In
Great surf beach! Gets busy during day but clears out to usually a handful of campers at night. Amazing sunsets!Report Check-In
Great spot, beautiful sunset, a few other rigs also present. Telcel 3GReport Check-In
Great place to free camp. All other campers in the area were friendly and quiet. One of our most enjoyable stays so far in Baja.Report Check-In
Really nice place to sleep and stay for couple of days. We spent here 5 or 6 nights. Lost count at the end :) Always 3-5 other campers in the same area. Wide open spaces so you can be a kilometer away if you dont like company. Whales jumping out from the water every morning and sting rays are putting up for the same show every afternoon.Report Check-In
Quiet, like the others a lot of surfers watching and surfing. Felt safe.Report Check-In
Tent camped here 17 Sept 2016. Was wonderful. Surfers came out about an hour before sunset and just before sun rise. Everyone was so nice. Also during that day a local family invited me for the fish lunch even though I do not speak Spanish. Love Mexico!Report Check-In
big sandy beach
a lot of surfers during the day
very windy at night
big party at night as it was Friday but still a cool spot
big sand lot with lots of free camping. no amenities, not sure if you can go swimming as the waves break on the beach. lots of surfers.Report Check-In
Spot at the beach. Lots of people during the day, but hardly anybody at night.Report Check-In
God place for surfing an whale watching. For free without amenities but a beautyfull place to stay direct on the beach. Many surfers in the morning and in the eventing but during day we were almost alone.Report Check-In
Free beach spot. No signage on the way in, just watch for a dirt turn off towards the water. Wide open field, half sand half grass. Heavier rigs be warned, there are a lot of soft spots. Great surfing, not so much swimming. Very quiet here on a Saturday night, tons of surfers showed up Sunday morning.Report Check-In