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Need Water Taxi info in Cabo


happygirl4me

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when you get off the tender, just walk along the pier, there will be people there offering a water taxi to the beach,

just get it for one way since they come back and forth all day ,

 

medano beach is a nice place to hang out, swim, drink and eat ..

 

have fun

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It should be $3/pp each way just to Medano beach. If you want a short tour of the area and then to the beach, it should be $10/pp. Make sure to agree on the price before you get in the boat. You will be dropped off at Medano in a few feet of water and there will be locals there trying to help you off. They are expecting a tip if they help you, so if you can jump off by yourself just say no thank you.

 

As stated above, it would be harder NOT to find a water taxi once you get off the tender than to find one. They will be every few feet as you walk along the pier!

 

Have fun!

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Of course, knee deep is a matter of perspective. At 6'3", I would venture to say that my knees would stick out of the water a little further than say someone who is 5'1". It's really not deep unless there are small waves. Plus your shorts will dry quickly.

 

But it's really not a problem, there will be people who will help you if you wish (tip expected). Get out of the boat first, then grab your bag, or have someone hand it to you.

 

A final option is to just take a regular taxi (auto) for a little more (@ $10 I think). With this option, you would miss the opportunity to take a little side tour (via water taxi) out to Lovers Beach, Divorce Beach (other side of Lovers Beach), the Arch, and the sea lion colony.

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$1 or less is fine. Just remember, $1 is really no big deal to us (especially if we can afford a cruise). It does mean a lot to them however.

 

We spend a week in Cabo every year at our timeshare. We tip our maid $5 every day and so does our best friend who travels with us. So that equals out to $30 from us and $30 from our friend. That's a fair amount of tip money for a service (as owners) we have already paid for. But again, $30 ($60 total) is really not that big a deal to us but it can mean a whole lot to the average worker in Mexico. I also bring an additional $50 in pesos, to just hand out randomly ($5 each time) to various service workers who generally never get tips (landscapers, etc.). It always brings a smile to their faces. For that privilege, it really just means I have to give up a fast food meal 5 times in one year. My waistline even benefits from that!

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