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Todos Santos and Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition from Los Cabos
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Kayaking in the Sea of Cortez from Todos Santos
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“mushroom rock” (58 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (118 reviews)
“low tide” (34 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
7 km de Pichilingue, La Paz, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

If it wasn't windy it would have been perfect. Beach was very clean and water was beautiful. We hiked around the rocks and nestled up on the beach away from many people.

Thank jamie071
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We kayak here during the winter months. Its one of our favourite places within a short distance to La Paz.

Thank SnosibeRanch
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The water is very shallow all the way across the bay. You can only snorkel when you swim around the corner past "the mushroom" rock. It is the best protected beach from wind and is lovely.

1  Thank livesinPlaya
Reviewed 22 December 2016

almost virgin beach with a service of kayak rent, beautiful landscape, very peaceful (we were there in December and was not high season)

1  Thank renata m
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We took the day and walked the beaches. Tide went very low. Good beach for walking around and sunbathing, not so much swimming as the water is not deep. Very serene.

3  Thank Mandi2323
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is one of my most favorite beaches in the whole world. The difference between Balandra from Mexican Caribbean beaches or Thai beaches in Thailand (where I am from) is the local people protect it. There are no restaurants, no hotels, no development, even though...More

2  Thank viajerothai
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen. Water like a warm pool. The sand is beautifully soft and white. They have palapas, some caves for shade and multiple beaches ! Great fir kids and kayaks

1  Thank mike M
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The first of a few local beaches our friends took us to. We have a car with us but if you don't, there is a bus service from the Malecon downtown to both Balandra and Tecolote beaches. Balandra has over 20 free palapas for your...More

2  Thank L9765TTlindag
Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you are a beach person and a water person then you should not miss a day at this beach. It is so safe and shallow with warm water and no current. There are palapas and you can rent chairs. It is a well populated...More

1  Thank CPcanada25
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This beach made our 2 hour drive from Cabo worth it. The last 10 miles of the drive were scenic enough to make it worth it, and then you arrive, seemingly at the end of the world, and there are a bunch of locals on...More

1  Thank MotownMJM
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Flower9291960 | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car for the day. Stopped off in Todos Santos for couple hours then drove to Las Paz for lunch. After lunch continued on to Balandra beach.
14 June 2017|
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Response from Will W | Reviewed this property |
I do recall seeing some people sleeping on that beach. It would be a great idea.
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

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