Best Beaches In & Around La Paz

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Map featuring La Paz beaches. Click on pins to view beach details
  • 1. Playa Balandra

    Playa Balandra
    Nathan Dugal

    Travel time from La Paz: approx 0.5 hrs

    Located 30 minutes from La Paz near the tip of Baja California, Playa Balandra is a an idyllic crescent-shaped bay. The sweeping bay is often cited as the most beautiful beach in Mexico.

    White sand dunes and clear turquoise waters are backed by red hills dotted with prickly cactus. The white sand is very soft and warm. Just offshore is the Isla Espirito Santo adding to the scenic view.

    The sheltered lagoon… read more »

  • 2. El Tecolote

    El Tecolote
    Charles-Edouard Coste

    Travel time from La Paz: approx 0.5 hrs

    Located 15 miles north of La Paz on the beautiful Baja California, El Tecolote Beach is literally at the end of the road, just after Playa Balandra on State Hwy 11.

    El Tecolote has an unusually long stretch of fine white sand (about 8 miles) with shady palapa beach umbrellas and some beautiful shells if you care to collect them. It is one of the few beaches in the area… read more »

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