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Address: 11 Baja California Sur | Balandras, La Paz, Mexico
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pros- clear water, no waves, wrap around beach. cons - VERY shallow, long ways from shore to 5' deep water, few services, limited parking

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

pros- clear water, no waves, wrap around beach. cons - VERY shallow, long ways from shore to 5' deep water, few services, limited parking

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our concierge in Cabo recommended this beach. We drove from Cabo to here in about 2 hours and it was well worth it. Really out of the way beach but absolutely beautiful, even better than most beaches in the Caribbean. Not much here though, some guy selling food out of a truck and kayak rentals. No facilities. Water is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This beach is about 30 minutes away from downtown La Paz. It is incredibly beautiful and special. You practically walk in the sea, the water is really shallow. It is a small enclave surrounded by monoliths that seemed to be underwater many many years ago. A truly rare sight, the seawater is clear, the sand is white and it contrasts... More 

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McCall, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

you can drive/hike to the beach and there is good snorkeling along the rocks on the east side. Take sunscreen and plenty of water as there is not shade

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Stopped there for a couple of hours, we're impressed at the place, very clean, open to the public, water is nice and clear, just covers your knees and there are no waves, ideal for small children, it is a must visit beach when in La Paz

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Placerville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

About 20 minutes from La Paz...this is the one can't miss beach in the La Paz area. During our trip (June 6-13) 2015....the place was uncrowded...there is one local vendor who rents kayaks, paddleboards, beach chairs...etc....but that is it. There are several palapa's you can use for free which offer some shade and a place to hang your backpack and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Fascinating place. Stopped by on recommendations read here. A little out of the way, but well worth the drive. Weren't prepared to swim on this visit, but didn't matter as we were able to wade out quite a ways and enjoy the warm water and soft sand.

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Craig
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Beautiful beach. White sand, turquoise water, good fishing. Depending on tide/weather conditions, snorkeling is good around the area. No services at the beach and it can be crowded especially on the weekends.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Balandra beach is my fav place to swim. We love to stop by on our way in from a long day of fishing. The crystal clear water energizes you the second you get in. Go by boat or by car, but go!

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This beach is amazing. The water is clear and you can basically walk all around. I've been in balandra several times and I never get tired of it. Beautiful

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Address: Address: 11 Baja California Sur | Balandras, La Paz, Mexico
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