One of Mexico’s premier resort destinations, possessing boundless natural resources and endless activities. The Capital of Baja California Sur with over 200,000 people, La Paz retains an authentic, small town ambiance that separates it from the more highly developed mega-resorts found throughout Mexico. La Paz is unspoiled, safe and inviting, providing relaxing strolls along its seaside waterfront amidst fiery sunsets. You can indulge in delicious local cuisine and dance until the wee hours. Or explore historic museums and shop for authentic Mexican arts and crafts. Try your luck and experience legendary sport fishing for marlin, wahoo, tuna, dorado and more. Snorkel with playful sea lions or scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and giant mantas. Kayak alongside friendly dolphins and whales or beachcomb on the local beaches and in the tranquil bays of Espiritu Santo Island. Discover ancient cave paintings in distant canyons or venture into challenging mountain bike terrain. Or just relax and do nothing at all on an endless white sand beach and get reacquainted with your inner self.
With a privileged climate, you can enjoy La Paz year round since the average temperature during 8 months of the year is 25° C (77° F). The hot summers let you enjoy the beaches and water sports, while the mild winters are ideal for long evening strolls under a spectacular starry sky.
Baja California Sur has been cited by the tourist industry as one of the Mexican states with great tourist development potential due to its abundance of natural resources and miles of endless coastline. Popular cities in Baja California Sur include Cabo San Lucas, Todos Santos, Mulege, Loreto and of course, La Paz, which translates as the "City of Peace".
This port city also connects the peninsula with mainland's Mazatlan and Los Mochis. La Paz is also home to an international airport, quality hospitals, several banks, fine restaurants, comfortable hotels, convenient shopping, the state's university and plenty of both public and private schools.
Tourists arrive every day from all over the world and are captivated by the friendliness of the people and the natural beauty of La Paz and the surrounding areas. More and more, many of those visitors become residents and obtain a precious piece of paradise to enjoy for themselves and their family.
The world's aquarium! So called by Jacques Cousteau, the Sea of Cortez and its incomparable marine life provide endless possibilities. Diving or snorkeling here will give you the opportunity to come face to face with over 3000 animal species in this marvelous underwater world. At the Isla Espíritu Santo, a natural reserve, you can swim alongside playful sea lions and, if you're lucky, you might even be able to enjoy the company of dolphins or various whale species. It's an experience you definitely shouldn’t miss!
Whether you feel like kayaking at sunset or sailing in the calm waters of the Sea of Cortez, in La Paz, you will find everything you need to satisfy your desire for adventure. Regarded as one of Mexico’s best kept secrets, La Paz offers superb tourist facilities for an endless range of activities. Here you can enjoy windsurfing, sailing, sport fishing and many other sports. There is also a wide choice of ecotourism activities, such as guided tours or camps on Isla Espíritu Santo. Give us a call and we’ll recommend you the best options!
In La Paz, you will find incredible white sandy beaches; among the best known are Balandra and Tecolote. Balandra is an impressive beach ringed by imposing mountains framing a gorgeous turquoise blue sea. At Tecolote beach, you can enjoy a superb view of Isla Espíritu Santo or sample local dishes such as queen clams or grilled fish.