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Balandra Beach

Walmart Lapaz | Balandras, La Paz, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 24 Attractions in La Paz
Type: Beaches
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The heart of Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We absolutely love Balandra! White sand, clear blue water, marine life - everything you need for a wonderful beach experience. It is easily the most beautiful beach I have ever been to - like a picture postcard! I could gush on and on, but you have to see it to believe it. A couple of hints - take snacks and... More

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TIjuana, Mexico
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I hope it never changes! We have been here before in the past and now returned with our children. It's the perfect spot to play with the kids, build sand castles, have picnics, and fill their buckets with "treasures".

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Mexicali, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

From all the beach destinations I have been. Balandra is definitely my best choice. If you like snorkling, kayaking you will love it. Water is in level 0 tide. you can walk from the start of the beach like 200 feet and water will be beneath your waist line. It is like if you were in a pool. My kids... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The best beach in La Paz. Balandra Bay is 20 mins from La Paz and you can stay there all the day. You can park your car and enjoy the beauty. You can take a photo with the famous rock (The Hongo).

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Kassel, Germany
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85 reviews 85 reviews
12 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The bus ride out to Balandra takes a whilte but is well worth it. There are some palapas for shade but they were all taken when we got there, but there were people renting out umbrellas and beach chairs. The water is really shallow and has a beautiful color and this is a really good place to relax or walk... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Took a day trip over to La Paz from Pescadero / Todos Santos area to check it out and to hit a different beach. Quick and easy ride to La Paz, only took about an hour. Took another 30 mins to get to the Malecon area along the bay. Stopped to check it out but this is not really a... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This might be one of the finest beaches I've ever been, it's like a huge pond with crystal water.. be careful, there could be sting rays, so be sure to shuffle your feet while walking in it... otherwise the place is so relaxing and quiet, no crowded as other beaches.

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La Paz, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Crystal clear water but the beach is a little small if you go on a Sunday very crowded................ .......

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

If you are in La Paz, a stop at Balandra Beach is a must! You can wade to each beach and the water is crystal clear! Be sure to shuffle your feet though because there are sting rays. This is an absolutely beautiful and peaceful place. Not crowded either!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A beautiful beach with gradually sloping sand and clear water. Keep an eye on your car as there have been some thefts from cars.

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