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Punta Lobos

Todos Santos, Mexico
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Ranked #6 of 15 attractions in Todos Santos
Type: Geologic Formations, Beaches
Activities: Fishing
Traveler Description: Punta Lobos is named for the colony of sea lions (lobos marinos) that live just to the south of the point.  The local fishing cooperative stores and... more »
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Todos Santos, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Toluca Lake, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

This is where we came to launch a snorkel tour. It serves that purpose well enough. It was busy with local fishermen and as the only gringo couple, I felt a little out of place - although they were all fascinated and amused at the sight of me wriggling into my wet suit. When we got back I was bummed... More

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

There is a nice swimming area here where the Pacific won't rough you up too badly. Lots of locals here and it is actually the area where local fisherman launch and bring back their catch. There is a very long almost deserted beach

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Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Get to Punta Lobos a little after midday for one; obviously the fresh fish at real cheap prices (3 big mackerel for 50 pesos), and two; it's great to watch the activity as the fisherman bring their boats up on to the beach. I reckon they could charge tourists just for that experience!! I have also been here in February... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Also know as Fisherman's beach because that is where the fishermen in Todos launch their boats for the days fishing. That is also where they clean their fish, that is why the lower rating. It might be not clean enough for most folks, but it is a nice beach if you walk down away from the fisherman area. You can... More

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Noyo Harbor
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Launched kayaks at the beach here with La Sirena Eco-Adventures and bought fresh fish from the fishermen landing in the afternoon.

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Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

Go to Punta Lobos in the afternoos to buy fresh fish off the pangas as they come in.

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