Baja California means untouched nature, a sea full of life, deserts, ancient cacti, impressive sunsets and whale watching the migratory creatures that make their way to this peninsula every year.
We are going to describe some of the best places to visit in Baja California and the most beautiful virgin areas. We will help you discover the activities that you cannot miss in this wonderful peninsula.
Espiritu Santu island
You cannot admire all the beauty of La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur, without taking a boat trip to the coastal islands of the marine park of Espíritu Santo island.
Cabo Pulmo is located in the southern part of the peninsula of Baja California Sur, Mexico. This extraordinary place is one of the few examples in the history of humanity in which the relationship between man and nature has produced a balance where both are strengthened and benefited.
Mexico established five national marine parks in 1995 to enhance the ecological, environmental and scenic wealth of Baja California.
Admiring the beauty of the Baja California beaches will be a fundamental part of your trip. About 3000 km of beaches await you, most of them deserted, which will offer you intense colors and give you a feeling of deep freedom.
In late September or early October, gray whales begin their migration. They leave frigid Alaska to reach the warm waters of Southern California. This is the longest known migration, as they travel 16,000 km to reach Baja California where they start the courtship rites and bring the young that were conceived the previous year into the world.
Meet the Whale Shark
In Baja California, there are several places where to see and swim with this friendly fish. Diving and snorkeling with whale sharks is a magnificent experience, suitable for everyone, children and adults, that you will not forget.
Baja California Missions
The history of Baja California has ancient roots and is closely linked to the colonization of the missionaries, first Jesuits and later Franciscans and Dominicans. It is a story of resistance and determination of the indigenous peoples of Baja (Cochimi, Guaycura and Pericu) and, like all colonizations, it has its dark side
Mangroves of Baja California
Throughout the world, coastal wetlands represent an important part of the territory’s habitat: they supply nutrients to ocean organisms and create natural nurseries for young fish and marine invertebrates.
Baja California Desert
Thousands of kilometers of wild and uninhabited desert, hundreds of white sand virgin beaches, an infinite expanse of crystal-clear waters that is home to a great multitude of marine life.
Famous for the visitors it receives annually that are drawn by the beauty of the long stretches of wild and powerful beaches, the coast of Baja California overlooking the Pacific Ocean is a stop that you cannot skip on your trip to this part of the world.
Todos Santos is a sleepy town in Baja California Sur.
Between its beautiful beachfront villas and its art galleries, the atmosphere of Todos Santos is characterized by festivals that take place throughout the year and, unfortunately, also by the hurricanes that hit the area in September, disrupting the tranquility of its few inhabitants.
Loreto is a small historic city visited mainly by American tourists who arrive daily at the small international airport. Also known as a Pueblo Mágico, it is faithful to its ancient traditions and its history, full of testimonies that you will find inside and outside the city.
Downtown and Mission Nuestra Señora de Loreto
Cabo San Lucas
Cabo San Lucas is the most known and luxurious seaside town in Baja California and is noted as a tourist attraction.
It is to the south, at the tip of the peninsula and next to San José del Cabo, where the international airport is located, together forming Los Cabos.