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Address: 11 Baja California Sur | Balandras, La Paz, Mexico
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PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course in La Paz
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Kayaking in the Sea of Cortez from Todos Santos

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Pure white sand, shallow water and snorkeling

This is a beautiful beach with very white sand, shallow water, and some nice snorkeling around the rocky edges of the south side of the bay. You can drive to the beach, but that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Menlo Park, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The beach is very beautiful, shallow, perfect for kids.. The down side is: lots of jelly fish that you can't see. Take Windex with you. Will save some burns!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So, kept hearing about this beach from locals in Cabo San Luca. They said if you go to La Paz, you have to go to Balandra Beach. It is beautiful, but it's not touristy at all. It's off the beaten path - which we like! But, it's not very clean at all. Lots of beer bottle tops and other small... More 

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La Paz, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful beach with very white sand, shallow water, and some nice snorkeling around the rocky edges of the south side of the bay. You can drive to the beach, but that part is somewhat crowded, so a better way to do is arrive by boat and drop and anchor in the sand. The water is very clear... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent beach spot close to La Paz. Dont miss it when you are there. One of the beaches nearby the city. And one of the beautiful.

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La Paz, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have visited this beach many times, and have enjoyed the warmth, the spacious nature, and terrific vistas, this area provides. Matches the beaches of Rio, without the pollution, and shoreside development.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

With no chances to swim, relax yourself in this charming bay: peaceful romantic atmosphere, almost no waves, transparent water but seriously watch out from rays living camoiflaged in the sand

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Enschede
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice beach in a bay secluded from the ocean, with great mangroves which can be visited easily by swimming or kayak. Therefore, there are hardly any waves which makes it easy to do activities like snorkeling, kayaking and SUP-boarding. The water is very shallow (about 50 centimeters) which can be preferable (child proof) but also annoying if... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach was a pleasant suprise. Love that it is secluded and is some of the clearest water I've ever been in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you get there you can not believe we still have these kind of beaches in our beautiful Mexico. There is literally nothing but calm, gorgeous blue sea. Great place to go with kids but you need to consider shelter (it's really hot on summertime), lots of sunblock, water and if you want, some food.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has to be one of the most beautiful bays I have seen in El Mar de Cortez. If you are in La Paz, this is an awsome day trip and you could include the broken rock as well in the excursion.

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