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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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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

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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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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Amazing, amazing beach! Words can't describe how beautiful this beach is -- it is a full day activity. If you are in Cabo -- you must go here!

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This beach was perfect - the water was clear and serene, the beach was clean and it was very quiet. We snorkeled here for hours. Definitely my favorite beach in La Paz.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Do watch out for sting rays. DO the Baja Shuffle when in the water. The turquoise of the water is mind boggling. There is a stand that sells water and snacks. otherwise it is pristine but without restaurants.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This was my favorite beach in the La Paz area! although it was a little busy,we still managed to find our own private area to relax on the beach ,swim and snorkel.I Spent hours at Balandra I wish I could be there everyday :)

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I have been here many times returning from fishing trips and I also got there on the way back from the island seal lion snorkeling tour. Its an amazing shallow bay and you see everything from panga's to mega yachts. It can be deserted or fairly crowded depending on the day and time. I would bring my own food and... More

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Seattle, WA
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We chartered an all day boat so we could go to the sea lions and snorkel, fish, and swim at other playas. Balandra is beautiful. You can look down into the water and see the bottom. There aren't many fish to see near the shoreline but further out, the fish are there. Mostly, clams, chocolate, white, and others.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Beautiful clean beach. Very picturesque. Shallow and great for young kids and older adults. You could spend all day at this beach. Relax, have lunch and swim all day.

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Walnut, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This was the best beach to go w/ my 1 & 3 yr olds. There are no waves and the water is 2-3 feet high for majority of the beach. It was essentially a pool w/ sea water. We loved it. We were in the water for 3 hours straight!

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