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Address: 7 km de Pichilingue, La Paz, Mexico
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$ 150.00*
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My favorite beach near La Paz - beautiful water and scenery!

We spent several hours at this beach - the beach is really beautiful and it is fun to hike up the rocky parts for beautiful views of the beach. The water was very clear and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent several hours at this beach - the beach is really beautiful and it is fun to hike up the rocky parts for beautiful views of the beach. The water was very clear and shallow for a long stretch - we enjoyed walking in to the beach in the clear waters. Highly recommend this beach if you are in... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a short drive out of La Paz but well worth it. When we arrived it was a bit busy but the beach and the water was very, very clear. The hills surrounding the area were very dry and brown which provided an excellent contrast to the aqua colored water. There are a few beaches around this bay, two... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Balandra Beach while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas. The 4 hour round trip was well worth it. The Beach was beautiful and clean. We made some great memories there.

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1 Thank Diane F
Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You have to hit this beach just for the stunning photo opportunities! Make sure you go right around the corner to the right, walk the beach on the other side until you get to the Hongo. But beware little stinging jellyfish in the water, and we are pretty convinced we saw a shark on the far side of the Hongo.... More 

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Thank JodeeKelowna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful, remote, awe- inspiring. Water is crystal clear. Great for snorkeling. Shallow water for kids.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best part of Balandra is the short hike up the rocky hills for beautiful views of the sand and water expanse. The bay area that Balandra is in is very shallow, so the tide level (in or out) make a huge difference in the look of the beach area.

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Thank ThomasGAZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

turcoise water, long beach, nice to walk or swim,repaired from the wind, the sand is so thin!! You have to go there, and take wonderful pictures!!

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Thank Grazia Felicita B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sand is soft, the bay is shallow and walkable, and palapas line the beach. Claim your spot and enjoy warm sun and cool breezes in Baja while your friends shiver up north! When the tide is coming in wading birds fish along the rocks...white ibis, egrets, herons...all having dinner while people walk around them. A great place to spend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the popularity of the place fool you, it's relatively unpopulated. Keep walking around the "mushroom" and find a spot to perch during low tide and you will likely be the only person in sight-the rocks keep most people on the sand. Take along a snorkel and mask to catch sight of flute fish and minnows. I waited several... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there only for a couple of hours unfortunately we didn't had more time, but the time we spend there was awesome, the views, the beaches are so clean and well preserved, they are so virgin no one is there selling you a thing, you can find peace and very amazing sight seen the views are just out of... More 

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