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Isla Espiritu Santo

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Address: Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
Phone Number: 6121228885
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Kayaking, Camping, Hiking
Description: Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with...
Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.
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Nature at it's best

You cannot come to La Paz and not visit Espírito Santo. Beautiful, the color of the water and the sea life are beyond what I expected. Very clean, with amazing anchor spots.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

You cannot come to La Paz and not visit Espírito Santo. Beautiful, the color of the water and the sea life are beyond what I expected. Very clean, with amazing anchor spots.

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful tour to Isla Espiritu Santo, swimming with sea lions and many colorful fish. AMAZING trip, beautiful island!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

You simply have to go. Fantastic green sea with white beaches and red rocks. Unforgettable snorkeling together with sea lions. Great photo opportunities

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great experience! The Spring was a great time to visit. The water was a little on the cool side but is offset with wetsuits, that is if you are in the water for some length of time. The wildlife was fantastic...whale sharks, sea lions, frigate birds, tropical fish, cormorants, pelicans. Sunsets were spectacular each night, a great way to end... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Wonderful, austere island with beautiful remote beaches and abundant wildlife. We went with Fun Baja, and had great dives and a delicious lunch in a picturesque cove. The trip to the dive and lunch spots is as valuable as the activities. This is surreal terrain and beautiful to view from the boat. The wildlife is not immediately apparent, but after... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

One of Gods beautiful places. Worth the trip. The right tour guide will make the day a memory you will not forget...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We spent a day traveling around the island. This place is SPECTACULAR. The birds, the sea lions, the snorkeling, the geology and the blues of the Sea of Cortez made for a wonderful day out. If you visit La Paz, you must spend at least a day on Espiritu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a must see when you are in La Paz. We went with Rafa and Alexia, Dive in La Paz. They are awesome guides, very knowledable. The sea lions have taken over the far northern end of these islands. They have no natural predators in the area and will let you snorkel near them. The pups are quite friendly,... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The island is amazing and offers you a memory of a lifetime. Pick a local who knows the island. Don,t miss it Great!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Snokeling with the sea lions was a lot of fun and appropriate for all ages. We later went to another island for lunch which again was a great experience. Our only problem was the incompetent tour guide. He actually told an English speaking couple that the reason sharks do not attack people in this area was because sharks come here... More 

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