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Balandra Beach

7 km de Pichilingue, La Paz, Mexico
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US$ 150.00*
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Kayaking in the Sea of Cortez from Todos Santos
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US$ 225.00*
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Todos Santos and Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition from Los Cabos
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“mushroom rock” (54 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (110 reviews)
“low tide” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7 km de Pichilingue, La Paz, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the most photographed and popular beaches in La Paz, and for the Baja as well. About a 30 minute drive out the bay from the city, you wouldn't know it was there until you made the final curve. White-sand beaches, and...More

Thank goyotraveler
Reviewed 6 days ago

At low tide you can walk all the way across the bay. The water is warm and the sand is fine. Also the location of El Hongo (the mushroom rock).

Thank ChiliandWillie
Reviewed 6 days ago

walk forever is crystal clear warm water, see fish and wildlife, soft sand, amazing colours and landscape, best beach ever.

Thank HubieGonzales
Reviewed 6 days ago

We headed out to Balandra mid morning and the place was already busy! Rented chairs, table and umbrella on the beach and enjoyed the fabulous view. Also rented a SUP and took turns paddling in the cove. The water is so warm and shallow you'd...More

Thank SandJbusytravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach in the middle of the desert, perfect for kayaks. There are no bathrooms there, so you can go to the town next to Balandra, no more than 4 minutos away, the name of this beach is Tecolote.

Thank Paoyluis
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best beaches I have experienced in Mexico. The water is calm and clear. The water level is low enough to walk across to the other side of the beach. This seems to be a favorite spot for the local -...More

Thank Flower9291960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water is so calm and blue! It was also a pretty nice temperature when we were there as well. It's also very shallow. You have to walk out really far to even get waist deep! I recommend bringing plenty of snacks, drinks, etc in...More

Thank MexiKate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been. Feels like being in Greece. Unfortunately some people visiting are loud, noisy, irrespectful and lack in education and sensitivity to admire this paradise.

Thank Feli M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Water level waaay too low and very crowded no umbrella rentals available. People selling mangos tried to rip me off bought 2 mangos and gave them a $20 USD and try to give me back 60 pesos.

Thank Jesus D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach with colors that reflect a true acquarium. A bus service from downtown La Paz make it easy to reach from town without the need of a car, snacks and drinks can be bought on place and kajak rental is available as well. It's...More

Thank MazzoniA58
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Does anyone know if there is a bus from Cabo to this beach? Also does anyone know if there is a boat or ferry of some sort to the island, or is that by tour only?
22 May 2017|
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Response from MazzoniA58 | Reviewed this property |
HI, there is a bus service from Cabo to La Paz (Aguila bus) and a service by Ecobaja tours in a 7-place minivan. From La Paz there is a regular service to La Balandra at the price of 100 pesos for a two-way ticket. As for... More
Lusi O
Hi, Lusi. What would you like to know about this attraction? Which hotel did they stay at? Thanks
19 May 2017|
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Response from Letty G | Reviewed this property |
Costa Baja in the city of La Paz which is 10 minutos far from Balandra by car. Regards
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Jenn R
Can I have a small, quick, 30 person wedding ceremony on Balandra Beach???
3 May 2017|
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Response from Letty G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, to be honest I don't thinks so, because is what we call in Spanish a virgin beach, I mean there is nothing there but the beutiful landscape, the cristal water of the sea and the beautiful beach with white sand. But I... More
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