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Punta Lobos

Todos Santos, Mexico
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Todos Santos
Type: Beaches, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing
Owner description: An unpaved road leads to this famous beach, best known for its deep sea fishing.
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Type: Beaches, Geologic Formations, Outdoors
Activities: Fishing
Owner description: An unpaved road leads to this famous beach, best known for its deep sea fishing.
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Medford, Oregon
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

We purchased fish directly from the fisherman as they came to shore here. For $20.00 us we were able to buy enough fresh fish to last several days. A fun spot to visit.

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Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The fisherman culture it's found in this place, beautiful view of the sierra de la Laguna natural biosphere.

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Manassas, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Punta Lobos is a place where the local fisherman have been launching their "pangas" for 100 years or more. To watch this is an awesome experience! The "pangas" are basically a small boat with an outboad engine that might fit about 6-8 people. The first boat paddles out dragging a rope. This rope is then used to tow out the... More 

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Houston, TX
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Difficult to find, but neat to watch the fisherman leave in the morning. We stayed at Los Colibris and was easiest for me to run down the beach in the a.m. Finding by car is more difficult and challenging. The fisherman all tie together and fight the waves one boat at a time as they head out for a day... More 

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La Jolla, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The draw about Punta Lobos is that this is where local fishermen launch and retrieve their pangas. Ya just gotta see this. Come very early to see the launch (sun-up) and early afternoon to the the retrieval. You will not be disappointed.

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San Antonio, Texas
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96 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Just outside Todos Santos is a rather difficult to find beach of endless sand and crashing waves. You will wish you had a 4 wheel drive vehicle at times as your wheels sickeningly spin in the sometimes hub cap deep back beach area before you get to the more hard packed sand and the beach itself. We were lucky to... More 

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Todos Santos, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The boats launch from the beach at dawn and return in the afternoon by running up the beach on a wave. You can buy whole or filleted fish fresh from a boat.

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Pt. Loma
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Fun to watch the pangas race in. The road is the only reason it's not a 5. Sweet little chapel, beautiful beach and hungry (not angry) birds.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Unlike the well marked roads to big towns or cities, this was a challenge to find. Along with road construction and lack of any signage, it took us a couple of rides out to the location. But it was worth the travel. Watching the boats pull onto the beach was a skill that has to be done with experience. Plus... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We had scheduled a whale watching trip that used local fishermen as guides and were scheduled to leave from Punta Lobo. The trip was postponed twice and eventually canceled due to high surf. Both days the surf was so high that the local fishermen refused to go out. We did have a chance to watch how the boats were set... More 

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