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Playa El Tecolote (Tecolote Beach)

Km 7.5 Al Noroeaste de Pichilingue, La Paz 23000, Mexico
+52 612 122 8885
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Perfect day trip beach hopping

We originally were going to Balandra beach but it was so packed we couldn't even park our car. So... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Tacos and umbrellas

This beach had it all from adventure sports rentals to clear water for snorkeling to fish tacos... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fort Worth, Texas
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In the owl beach club we have restored services, tours and aquatic equipment rental bikes, kayak banana among others.owl beach is the main beach of peace bcsmost requested activity is the tour to Isla Espiritu Santo.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice beach” (22 reviews)
“long beach” (9 reviews)
Km 7.5 Al Noroeaste de Pichilingue, La Paz 23000, Mexico
+52 612 122 8885
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We originally were going to Balandra beach but it was so packed we couldn't even park our car. So about 4 miles further we discovered Playa El Tecolote. It was amazing white sands and a perfect view of Isla Espiritu Santo. Mango Margaritas were going...More

Thank Mattnohe24
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beach had it all from adventure sports rentals to clear water for snorkeling to fish tacos . This was a popular place but not over packed.

Thank firefighterharvey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the day here while taking a break from fishing in May. It's right on a beautiful sandy beach about a 20 minute ride from La Paz city center. There are tables inside, or in the sand right on the beach with umbrellas for...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great beach for families and couples, some quite parts and some busier ones, great spot for lunch wile the kids are playing on the beach and in the Ocean

Thank fredpvr
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This place was nasty. After visiting Balandro I wouldn't come within a mile of this beach. Not nice in the slightest. Got there and turned around as soon as I saw it

Thank Evan G
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is just a few miles past Balandra. The water is clear and beautiful and better for swimming. There are a few restaurants and a kayak rental plus bathrooms. Some restaurants played loud music but it was still relaxing. Not crowded. We had fish...More

Thank meamobaja
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This beach is not as nice as Balandra, nor is it as much visited. A narrower beach and a bit rocky in some parts but still lots of sandy areas to settle down. Water is warm and is fairly shallow for quite a ways so...More

Thank albertaannie_9
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This beach is about a 40 minute drive away from La Paz. The road is being worked on so there could be some delays. Also, there is a port near there so there are lots of big trucks speeding on the two lane road. One...More

Thank IntlTrainer
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We visited this beach Midweek during spring break time and saw maybe 15 people total, many of them Mexicanos on vacation. Calm water, soft sand and a few small restaurants are all that's here. I rented a jet ski for $35 for 1/2 hour and...More

2  Thank toyauto1
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is the place to go with your family when visiting La Paz. The beach is long and wide. Mexican families come here with their extended family to swim, play in the sand and enjoy the view. The water here felt warmer than on the...More

2  Thank creebol
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Tara C
Hi Anna, I'm heading to La Paz this week and am looking for safe places to pitch my tent. Is El Tecolote Beach open for tents or is it an RV hangout?
9 February 2016|
Response from garymaravia | Reviewed this property |
Playa El Tecolote is popular with both RV's and tenters. It is safe as the campers and RVers tend to camp in close proximity to each other. It can get breezy on the beach but is beautiful. There are 4 restaurants on the... More
Carmen J
Hello, I read your post and you mentioned beautiful mountains and valleys. Can you recommend any hikes, mountain bike rides or any other things to do in the mountains? Thanks, Carmen
26 December 2015|
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Response from cal40xl | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We spent all our time on the ocean.
If there a hotel on the beach or close by (not La Paz). Thanks.
29 October 2015|
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Response from James h | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no hotel nearby, other than going back towards La Paz to the Pichilingue harbor area or the Marina near Costa Baja. It is a 20 minute cab ride to a hotel, back towards La Paz.