When visiting Baja, you will journey through the unique landscape of this peninsula. The azure waters of the Sea of Cortez and warm breeze are authentic Mexican paradise. Here is a guide to the best beaches in South Baja California so that you will discover the majestic hues of this destination.
Medano Beach – Cabo San Lucas
This beautiful beach of Baja California Sur is the most visited by tourists vacationing in Cabo San Lucas Bay. It’s a beach with small waves, with ideal waters for the practice of some water sports that are perfect with the tranquility of the sea. You can embark on a jet ski adventure or travel the seas in a kayak; other water activities such as diving and swimming are perfect in this location. The sandy area has world-class services, so get ready for a wave of national and international cocktails and delicious seafood. Cabo San Lucas has an International Airport, which facilitates the influx of tourists from all over the world to its beaches and other places of interest.
Lovers Beach – Cabo San Lucas
Near the famous Arch of Cabo San Lucas, you’ll find this beach of fine sand and blue waters. Surrounded by a desert flora full of cactus, it’s an intimate place that lives up to its name and where you can breathe an aura of peace and serenity. Access to Playa del Amor is only by means of a panga (small boat); during this trip, you can admire one of the place’s main attractions, the famous Arch, in which the waters of the Sea of Cortez Sea meet those of the Pacific Ocean. In Lovers Beach, you can practice water sports, observe the biodiversity and take spectacular panoramic photos of this unique paradise, worthy of admiration.
Costa Azul Beach – San Jose del Cabo
During your exploration through the south of Baja California, you’ll find this paradise of white sand. Costa Azul Beach is an incredible place for practicing sports such as windsurfing and snorkeling. The area is perfectly prepared so that you do not miss anything, including beach restaurants with exquisite sea and international food; and shops where you can buy any beach accessories you need. There are also surf instructors in case you feel like learning this fun sport or perfecting your performance on the board.
El Tecolote Beach – La Paz
If you love the sun and white sand, we recommend this beautiful beach of Baja California Sur. On this beach, you can enjoy any of your favorite water sports. El Tecolote has a wide variety of restaurants, where the only problem will be trying to choose only one among all the delicious seafood options this location offers you. We recommend this beautiful beach in La Paz to spend a fun day with friends or family with all the comforts and recreational activities you can think of.
Magdalena Bay – Comondú
On the west coast of Baja California Sur, you will find the fascinating Magdalena Bay. Over 30 miles long, it has one of the leading marine ecosystems in the world, with a great variety of species such as ducks, herons, sea lions, dolphins, and sea turtles, which makes Magdalena Bay a site with many visitors and lovers of ecology from all over the world. A natural phenomenon of relevance in Magdalena Bay is the migration of the gray whale. Near Magdalena Bay, you can discover the San Ignacio Lagoon and the El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve; both are ideal spaces for ecotourism because of the different species of fauna that inhabit this magical place.
Los Barriles Beach – Los Barriles
The gorgeous turquoise blue ocean is the letter of introduction to Los Barriles. This paradisiacal beach in the south of Baja is an intimate and secluded place. The most practiced activity in the area is sport fishing; the site is considered the marlin capital of the world, so hundreds of professional fishers congregate to measure forces in international fishing competitions. Windsurfing and kiteboarding are also top-rated sports in Los Barriles between December and March. Near the beach, you’ll find small hotels and bars, so you don’t have to venture far from the sand when you feel like grabbing a drink or a yummy snack.
El Caimancito Beach – La Paz
El Caimancito is a jewel of the Pacific in Baja California Sur, with a varied ecosystem in which you will find gulls, pelicans, and other species of marine fauna. In the vicinity of this beach, you can see rocks that form silhouettes similar to alligators that give the name to this paradise of white sand. It’s a beach with a relaxed and youthful atmosphere, where bikini competitions and other fun events are held in the high season. Many restaurants and casual bars along the coast make it the preferred destination for younger tourists searching for action.
Which is your favorite Baja Beach? Discover Baja California Sur and its many stunning beaches and absorb the majestic landscapes filled with so many wonders from nature.
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