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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, Outdoors
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Amazing beach, spend the whole day lounging under the tiki hut or laying in the water. You can walk across to the other beaches. The water was warm and calm. You can rent chairs for 6$, paddle boards and kayaks for 20$ and there is some food/snacks you can get at the vendor truck. Its not a crowded beach. Had... More

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Love this secluded beach! It's a 20 min drive outside the hotel area but a must while in La Paz. There's minimal amenities such as food, drink, etc so it's best to go prepared. Travel with your ice chest and personal selection of libations, food items and then relax beachside. No waves, no currents to look out for but be... More

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Mojave California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

This has got to be the best beach I have ever seen. Calm turquoise water, white clean sand, few people. We walked and walked out into the water; I think we could have crossed the whole bay but we got thirsty and turnned back. I was all worried about all the sting rays I had read about on Tripadvisor so... More

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Hermitage, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This may just be THE perfect beach. The shallow, warm water is crystal clear and the only way to get to it is by boat. I loved the quiet and solitude. There is not much to see as far as snorkeling goes but the surrounding beauty of the volcanic rock for this horseshoe-shaped beach is matchless. Word of warning, however,... More

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Balboa Island, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Pretty place I have ever been. Late spring or early to mid fall. Paradise. Super calm warm clear water.

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Tukwila, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Warm, clear water that is waist deep. White sands, & beautiful scenery that goes as far as the eye can see. It wasn't to crowded in Nov. palapas, seashells & a nice calmness about the place.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

shallow, warm water and white sandy beach, spectacular cove with a great view out to the bay of La Paz.

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La Paz, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Balandra is the best beach in the whole world, crystal clear water, fine white sand, sun, palapas, secluded and close to La Paz. It's really a must.

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Mexico City
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Balandra is one of the most beautiful beaches in the whole country of Mexico. White sand, turquoise water and beautiful landscape. Just be careful while walking in the shallow water, shuffling your feet instead of walking, to scare away a possible stingray hidden in the sand. That way they might not sting you! Great for kayaking!

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

There are fewer really nice beaches in La Paz that one would imagine. The one along the Malecon is nice, but Balandra Beach, and others in this area of La Paz, are actually nicer.

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