Top 10 Things to Do in La Paz, Mexico
La Paz is the city of Peace and Abundance on the Sea of Cortez. La Paz is blessed with natural, recreational and cultural abundance, offering a rare combination of overwhelming beauty, sense of community and balanced infrastructure. Famous for its pristine beaches, authentic cuisine, perfect weather, and unspoiled natural wonder, La Paz has seemingly endless places to discover. From the shops, museums and galleries, to the restaurants specializing in authentic Baja cuisine, locally produced wines and international cuisine, La Paz is real Baja culture.
Experience the World’s Aquarium
Jacques Cousteau deemed the Sea of Cortez “the world’s aquarium,” as it offers one of the planet’s most abundantly diverse ecosystems. Explore via snorkeling, stand up paddle boarding, scuba diving, kayaking, golfing, boating, deep-sea fishing, and much more.
Kayak/camp at the natural preserve of Isla Espiritu Santo
Sleep under the stars and get acquainted with Isla Espiritu Santo’s unique animals species—including 32 species of reptiles and 98 species of birds in this UNESCO-protected site.
Enjoy chocolate clams freshly plucked from the coastline of Pichilingue Beach over a Baja-style cerveza – beer on ice with lime juice and a salt rimmed glass.
Fresh seafood and cerveza? Enough said.
Experience hospitality of Los Paceños
Los Pacenos, La Paz natives, are so eager to welcome visitors to their beautiful city. Stop by local shops and restaurants to fully experience their hospitality!
Sportfishing in the Sea of Cortez
World famous sportfishing will leave you exhausted, but full of life. Striped, blue, and black Marlin, Dorado, Roosterfish, and Yellowtail are plentiful in the Sea of Cortez.
Snorkel and scuba dive with whale sharks
Swim and interact with the Sea of Cortez’s gentle giants.
Enjoy world famous hotdogs
Locals flock to the “hotdogueros” to enjoy La Paz’s famous hot dogs, wrapped in bacon and topped with grilled onions, jalapeno ketchup, and peppers.
Karaoke, margaritas and dancing
La Paz nightlife features the best of both worlds: fun, exciting nightclubs, and laidback, relaxing cantinas. Red XS is La Paz’s famous indoor nightclub, Salsipuedes and La Esquina are beachy bars with live music and cheap margaritas.
Spend a day at CostaBaja Resort, La Paz’s premier beachside resort and spa. Just 10 minutes south from downtown La Paz, the resort is set on the magnificent Sea of Cortez overlooking a 250-slip double-basin marina and a white sand beach. Enjoy CostaBaja’s world class spa and Gary Player signature golf course.
Enjoy sunset on the oceanfront Malecón
The Malecón, La Paz’s oceanfront boardwalk, is the heart and soul of La Paz. The Malecón truly comes alive at sundown, attracting hundreds of tourists and Paceños who happily enjoy some of the world’s most gorgeous sunsets.
For all things La Paz:
Official Blog: www.PureLaPaz.com