A coastal walk where you can enjoy the sea and nature. Day and night Esplanades with magnificent sculptures, murals, corners for art, a large kiosk, docks and tall palm trees, are part of the route; while on the other side of the sidewalk are shops, hotels, restaurants, shops, ice cream shops, cafes, bars and the famous Whale Museum. Without doubt the tourist heart of the city and the favorite spot for fun.
On a route from the boardwalk to the Cathedral on September 16th Street you can find the old town hall, today La Paz Cultural Center, with exhibitions and activities. The Juarez Theater, an emblematic building; and the Center of Arts, Traditions and Popular Cultures of Baja California Sur, a beautiful space in which interesting exhibitions of popular art are mounted. The agora of La Paz, also has an interesting cultural center: the Regional Museum of Anthropology and History and the Justo Sierra public library, located in the building called El Sobarzo, or the old jail in the city.
Original temple built in pink quarry, stone of the region, dating from 1865. Neoclassical style on the outside, its facade evokes the sobriety of the Camino Real missions. Inside is the Tabernacle in a scale replica of the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. It preserves some 18th century paintings that belonged to missions that are now missing or in ruins…
THE TASTE OF A NEIGHBORHOOD
Several restaurants, cafes and trendy establishments have chosen the downtown area and the Esterito neighborhood to establish themselves and give it a new look that has fascinated its own and visitors. Some days of the week, in Madero street, the organic market is placed, in which you can find freshly baked bread, vegetables, ranch cheese, delicious fruits and crafts of the place. In addition, the atmosphere is very cosmopolitan and you find objects and foods very interesting.
MEET THE WHALE SHARK
This magnificent fish about 12 meters long lives in front of the Bay of La Paz and you can swim with it from October to April. For the good of this noble species, it is very important to visit them with certified tour operators, who are trained to respect their habitat and safeguard the safety of all.
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ESPIRITU SANTO ISLAND
One of the greatest attractions of La Paz, declared a Natural World Heritage Site and a Special Reserve by UNESCO. A true paradise located just over an hour from the bay of La Paz. There you can swim with sea lions; Snorkeling in crystal clear waters; Diving; Kayaking on turquoise sea beaches or resting on soft, white sand.
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Stunning beaches of the bay and surrounding areas await discovery. One of them, Balandra, recognized as one of the best in Mexico is an incredible lagoon where you can enjoy the sea quietly. Coromuel has the distinctive Blue Flag and is the closest to the city. Other popular ones are Pichilingue, Tecolote, El Saltito, El Coyote and Punta Arena.
LA VENTANA BAY
If you love sky dive, wind surf and hydrofoil, La Ventana is a perfect place for you. In this community, for decades hundreds of wind lovers and their sports arrive to literally fly and offer a colorful show. Here large hydrofoil tournaments are held.
A Magical Town of charming corners. Your mission on the top of a hill; the stunning beaches of the Pacific Ocean; the picturesque theater in the main square and the colonial mansions that do not deny the bonanza of the era of sugar mills. Today, the town has a cosmopolitan atmosphere, art galleries, first class restaurants and boutique hotels that have made it one of the must-sees in Mexico.