La Paz Lifestyle and Activities

Here are links to some of our favorite websites with information for enjoying your stay in La Paz.

Activities and Outfitters

Ensenda Grande at Isla Partida

Ensenda Grande at Isla Partida

Viva La Paz – Escape to La Paz and tantalize your senses. Stroll along the waterfront and enjoy a romantic sunset. Indulge in delicious local cuisine and dance until the wee hours. Explore historic museums or shop for authentic Mexican arts and crafts. Experience legendary sportfishing for marlin, wahoo, tuna, dorado and more. Snorkel with playful sea lions or scuba dive with hammerhead sharks and giant mantas. Kayak alongside friendly dolphins and whales or venture into the tranquil bays of Espiritu Santo Island. Discover ancient cave paintings in distant canyons. Or just relax and do nothing at all on an endless white sand beach. Get reacquainted with your inner self. It’s all here waiting for you in La Paz, Mexico.

Dive In La Paz – We are a French/Mexican couple, Alexia, French marine biologist and assistant instructor SSI; Rafael, dive PADI and SSI Instructor with more than 10 years of experience in diving in South of Baja! We will be so happy to share our passion with you in the best place in the world for this activity…The Sea of Cortes, named by the famous Jacques Yves Cousteau “The aquarium of the world!

Our priority is a family and friendly ambiance, professional services and taking care of this beautiful ecosystem! The whale shark, sea lion, turtle, beautiful shipwreck, dolphins, mantas, whales and lots of more are also waiting for you! We offer to you many trips like Diving day trip, night diving, whale watching, snorkel with whale shark, snorkel with sea lion in Espiritu Santo Island, Balandra beach trip etc; and also many services like dive course, rent of dive and snorkel equipment, diving gear maintenance etc.

Eduardo’s Tours – With us you will enjoy the best tours and water activities in La Paz, and explore Baja’s most exciting places. You will live close encounters with fascinating marine life and enjoy once in a lifetime experiences. No matter which of our tours or activities you choose, let us take you into an unforgettable adventure. Experiencing this with us is the best way to enjoy Baja!

Nautilus Explorer Liveaboard Dive Ship – A luxury liveaboard dive vessel with destinations including Guadalupe Island, Soccoro islands, and the Sea of Cortez.

El Serpentario de La Paz – They specialize in conservation, environmental eduacation and wildlife rehabilitation with an emphasis on amphibians and reptiles. And it’s nearby to Casa Kootenay.

Extremos Activity Center – Extremos is an activity center right next to Casa Kootenay. It offers wall climbing, mini golf, paint ball, a kid’s play park, waterslides and more.

Learning about La Paz

Go La Paz – A great site for all things about La Paz and our local area, including history, cultural events, dining, tours, real estate, nature and wildlife, and much, much more.

Dolphins are everywhere in the Sea of Cortez

Dolphins are everywhere in the Sea of Cortez – A website to guide and educate viewers on the options available in La Paz and the BajaCarnival!

Wikipedia on La Paz – Get a quick overview of La Paz here.

History of La Paz – Highlights and a brief history of La Paz, Baja California, Sur, Mexico and the Pearl on the Sea of Cortez.

My wife and I spent a weekend getaway in December so we could experience La Paz, get some relief from the commercialism of Cabo and explore the peninsula and the uninhabited nature preserves.

Noel Dec 2012