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Address: 11 Baja California Sur | Balandras, La Paz, Mexico
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Nice spot to kill an hour or two

So the draw here is that the tide goes out and leaves sand bars that you can walk across the bay to other beaches on. It's very pretty and because the water is so shallow it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So the draw here is that the tide goes out and leaves sand bars that you can walk across the bay to other beaches on. It's very pretty and because the water is so shallow it can be pretty warm There are no services here so bring your own food/water. If you go looking for a private spot to pee... More 

Thank MarkfromtheIsland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely setting - sand that goes for miles! Easy to access and fun for small children to play. Opportunities for various water activities and varied interests.

Thank bearlakepilot
Santa Ana, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter and I went scuba diving off of La Paz. The dive company which is excellent (Dive in La Paz) took us to this beach for a lunch they had prepared. Sitting on this beautiful white beach looking at the scenery and eating fresh cervechi was so calm and peaceful. The sand is powdery and doesn't even stick to... More 

Thank FreddyDoodle
Nambucca Heads, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An incredibly beautiful place and on the day we went there was hardly anyone else there, great for a swim and to see the mushroom rock

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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took a road trip from San Jose del Cabo to La Paz and came to Balandra Beach and were very glad we did, the beach is a very cool experience with water only about up to your knees as far out as one could walk, perhaps a 1/4 mile or more. The shallow water would make a perfect setting... More 

Thank MidwestGuy37
Long Beach, California
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has 3 parts, 1 part you can drive to, and the other two you need to take a boat to get there. Go to the boat only portions, as there are fewer people, and it really feels like you are on a secluded beach, with beautiful shades of blue waters, and fine white sand. Bring a nice lunch... More 

Thank Jennifer L
Barcelona, Spain
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

don't forget your camera, is spectacular! flat water and white sand! Bring also food and drinks, as there is nowhere to buy

Thank Ana C
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went two times to Balandra beach. The second time the tide was going out, stayed for the afternoon. By the time we left around 4 o'clock The Bay was nearly empty of water. So if you hadn't seen it prior and arrived late in the afternoon you might be disappointed. As you couldn't really kayak and it looked desolated. But... More 

Thank Shonna M
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Balandra beach this last Saturday for about 4 hours in the afternoon. There were some tourists and many locals at the beach but it was not overcrowded. The beach is clear and the water was moderately warm. The water is about knee high for several hundred yards out and there are several smaller beaches in the bay... More 

Thank Heather L
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is just beautiful, quiet and has a magnificent view! If you plan to be there for a long time is best to bring some food and drinks because there is not much around.

Thank Ba Z

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