1. La Paz has the most beautiful beaches not only in the country but in the world
La Paz has numerous beaches where you can rest, swim or do water sports. Surrounded by a mountainous environment, with desert landscapes, and between mangroves, serene waters, all shades of blue that you can imagine, full of fishes, soft sands, ideal to enjoy the coasts of the Sea of Cortez. The sunsets seem eternal and time stands still, suddenly you will be in a painting that makes you fall in love. Its beauty will make you fall in love.
Balandra Beach, the most famous and considered by some the most beautiful in the country, is a unique place in the world, which shows us the natural wealth of Mexico. El Coromuel and El Caimancito beaches to swim or relax in the crystal clear waters. Pichilingue Beach is one of the most visited by tourists and locals. You can try the exquisite chocolate clams, very representative of La Paz. Playa El Tesoro is ideal if you have children since it is a beach with minimal waves and very little depth. Playa El Tecolote, if you are looking for a fun environment, with options to eat and rent equipment to rest and sunbathe, as well as options to do some water sports.
2. Nautical Tourism and Water Sports
The incomparable beauty of La Paz can be appreciated even better from a boat. In the last 20 years, La Paz has been consolidating itself as a first-class nautical tourism destination, with an offer of 7 marinas that currently exceeds 700 combs, and each year the most luxurious yachts in the world arrive at this destination, some leaving an important economic impact. It is located in the first national place in terms of nautical infrastructure, the calm waters are ideal to keep your boat.
Due to the great existing demand, two more marinas are planned to be built, today the most outstanding are Marina Costa Baja, Marina de La Paz, and Marina Palmira. At any of them, you can rent a yacht or a sailboat to navigate the crystal clear waters of the Sea of Cortez.
La Paz is a true paradise for water sports lovers and enthusiasts. Diving, snorkeling, sport fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, etc. Personally, one of the best experiences is diving in La Paz with sea lions and sunken ships.
If you like paddleboarding, here you can paddle through calm crystal clear waters, or ride a kayak along its beaches. You will be amazed at the fauna around you. Or if you are up for a more extreme challenge, in La Ventana, you will put your adrenaline to the maximum, ideal for kitesurfing and windsurfing, the wind will be your best ally. Would you like to experience all the options? The Cortez Club is a great option for world-class diving experiences.
3. Whale watching and other incredible animals
One of the experiences that changes your life is watching whales, meeting the largest mammals on the planet, it is indescribable. Enjoy the season from December to March, (until April in some cases) in its habitat in the bays of La Paz. We consider the preservation of its environment very important and get closer to the expert companies in responsible and sustainable tourism. A great example is Red Travel Mexico has private tours and many tour options, both marine, and land.
If you want to admire more fauna, take a diving or snorkeling tour and confirm why Jacques Cousteau called the Sea of Cortez the Aquarium of the World. A dip in its waters and you will find multicolored fish, manta rays, sea lions, and many others. If you visit La Paz from October to March, another super experience is swimming with whale sharks.
4. High-level gastronomy
The gastronomy identity of La Paz is based on seafood, so if you visit or live here, you can eat the catch of the day-styled dishes, likewise, there are various initiatives to promote local and sustainable crops, as well as suppliers from La Paz.
In La Paz, you can find gourmet dishes and international recipes for vegan, traditional and Mexican classics.
Some of the best restaurants with famous chefs:
Nemi, contemporary Mexican food; Nim, international food; Sorstis, Mediterranean food; Oliva Al Mare, specialized Italian and facing the sea; Azul Marino, regional food in the Costa Baja marina; Odayaka, the best sushi in La Paz and I’m not the only one saying it; Majagua, gourmet tacos, in one of The most beautiful marinas, Bismarkcito, seafood on the Malecón and the unmissable Tatanka Baja Fish & Steakhouse.
5. Luxury Real Estate La Paz
La Paz is one of the safest places to live in Mexico, you can go for a walk through its streets in the tranquility of a safe city. No car traffic. The friendliness of the people is admirable, you feel welcome all the time.
”It’s easy to see what makes Mexico the ultimate vacation destination. With almost 6,000 miles of coastline touching four bodies of water, the choice of idyllic beaches here is pretty overwhelming. The country’s rich history and fascinating traditions permeate its ancient towns, while its delicious cuisine offers a feast for the senses. Easily accessible from every major city in the U.S., our southern neighbor has always been the preferred spot to relax and unwind, whether for a quick weekend getaway or a more extended trip. And as one of the top tourist destinations in the world (in fact, MEXICO it’s Travel + Leisure’s 2022 destination of the year), investing in a vacation home in Mexico means plenty of year-round rental potential”.
The New York Times recognizes La Paz as an ideal destination:
La Paz, is one of the municipalities in Mexico with the best capital gains, according to the indexes of the Federal Mortgage Society (SHF).
The city of La Paz has established itself as an attractive place for families with high purchasing power who in the last two years have sought to settle in this tourist destination, which has generated the appearance of new subdivisions with very high capital gains such as Playa de La Paz, Pedregal De La Paz, and Puerta Cortes,
La Paz, Baja California Sur: Mexico’s best best-kept secret, and also, the best place to buy or build your dream home. #AskHugo