La Paz (Mexico): what to see and do, travel guide holidays

What to see and do in La Paz, in the city of Mexico from the beautiful beaches, very suitable for lovers of the sea and diving, ideal for beach holiday.

Guide La Paz

In the state of Baja California Sur, including in the southern part of the peninsula, is La Paz, capital of the state of Mexico, located at the foot of the Sierra de la Laguna and protected by a wide bay lined with beautiful beaches. The area surrounding La Paz was occupied in 1535 by the conquistador Hernan Cortez, but the foundation of the city dates back to 1720 when it was built the Mission of Our Lady of La Paz.

What to do in La Paz Mexico

Today La Paz, as well as being the state capital, is a major tourist center known internationally, a favorite destination for vacation in Mexico for lovers of deep-sea fishing and scuba diving. A rich marine life inhabits the waters of the sea, once famous for its abundance of pearls in its depths, until the arrival of an unknown disease that caused the extinction of the oysters.

Its coastline invites you to a walk, you can make wonderful boat trips to the islands Espiritu Santu and Cerralvo. The best beaches are to the north of and between them stand the beaches of Pichilingue, Balandra and El Tecolote. In the center is interesting to visit the Anthropological Museum de Baja California Sur.