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San Jose's Estuary and Bird Sanctuary

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A spectacular beach where tourists come to view the sea lions in the month of June.
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Paseo San Jose, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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+52 612 137 5353
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had no idea we would be so enthralled witht the wide variety and majestic birds. Bring a camera...plan to stay...amazing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn next to the Bird Sanctuary and walked and viewed the birds and setting..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RamonSalcido
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its no frills, but plenty of birds and wildlife to be seen. We enjoyed a pleasant stroll along the estuary and had a great trip.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Trojan_fred
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ubered to the Holiday Inn and were able to find the entrance from there (don't Google Map to the estuary!) The path is overgrown but we saw many different types of birds and enjoyed the natural beauty. We then walked to the public beach...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice free activity, plenty of birds to see. Walk to the end of the road, past the Holiday Inn and have a stroll to the water.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PaulyP_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were eager to go on the walk along the estuary having enjoyed it a few years ago. However due to flooding most of the paths are gone and you cannot easily access it from the resorts, you need to go inland a bit. Best...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank suitscase
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is a very pleasant place to walk and see some interesting birds. Access the public beach from the end of the Holiday Inn. There is a very small entrance there. We saw lots of birds, including Osprey and Caracel. The beach walk is very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jen_on_holiday
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Unfortunately the estuary is in bad shape. I wish they would repair the paths. Fortunately we got to see a turtle release.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 0_Sully_0
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

My spouse and I spent 3-4 hours there and are going back tomorrow morning for more. The estuary connects to the ocean via a public beach and there is a lot to see. In the estuary, we saw wading birds, waterfowl, pelicans, raptors and much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This sanctuary has a vast variety of unique birds 🐦, and is an excellent place to capture epic pictures. Unfortunately they have a pollution problem that is killing off the brown pelicans in the sanctuary. Otherwise amazing.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Darrell332
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jtamig2010
30 July 2018|
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Response from mcdanielh2018 | Reviewed this property |
I thought it could be cleaned up too, especially since the whole city area is sold as "exclusive".
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signab372
8 April 2018|
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Response from Brian P | Reviewed this property |
No, it is clearly marked as no boats of any kind allowed.
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kallika412
15 December 2017|
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Response from ShirleyM529 | Reviewed this property |
As you pass the shops on your left of the little strip mall, all the big hotels are on your right. Cabo Azul, the Mayan is the last one you pass before the roundabout. Go straight, no turns at the roundabout. The road does... More
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