Located on the southeastern tip of the Baja Peninsula, La Paz is the capital of Baja California Sur. As well as strolling along the promenade, visiting different parks, enjoying the local art, and relaxing on the beach, one of the most popular things to do is to go sailing the surrounding waters on a La Paz boat rental.
Overall, La Paz is definitely more of a slow-paced city than other nearby destinations such as Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. However, due to its stunning location in the Sea of Cortez, it is an extremely popular sailing and travel destination for boating and beach enthusiasts alike.
This location is a sailing playground, and there are endless things to do by boat rental La Paz, Mexico. Surrounded by the Sea of Cortez, this location offers world-class snorkeling, diving, sailing, and swimming conditions. La Paz yachts can be seen floating “in peace” (an exact translation of “la paz!”) around the harbour as the sun sets, populate the scintillating waters during the day, as visitors eagerly include sailing in La Paz as one of the best things to do when hire a boat in Mexico.
Costa Baja Marina
Marina La Paz
Spend an afternoon sailing in a Paz mesmerized by the whales and dolphins from your boat rental. Because La Paz is a national protected area, this makes it a very safe spot for whales and dolphins.
The grey whale watching season is from January to March and the best spot is Magdalena Bay. Blue whales may be spotted from March to July and the humpback whale from February to June. The pilot whale can be seen from October to February.
Of all the things to do by when you go sailing in La Paz, Mexico, jumping off your boat rental deck to swim with the dolphins is definitely a major highlight.
This place is famous for its spectacular sunsets, and there is no better way to watch a sunset than from your private La Paz boat rental. We recommend you plan your sailing trip so you could anchor at one of the city’s many beaches, and enjoy the sunset from there. It’s a wonderful way to end a full day of swimming in the water! Our top beach picks are Balandra Beach, Playa Tecolote, and Playa El Tesoro.
While Cerralvo is an uninhabited, private island, it is definitely still worth sailing out to this area. If you enjoy snorkeling, the waters around the island are abundant in sea life, so you can anchor your La Paz boat rental in the perfect spot and enjoy the bountiful marine life. Make sure to have your snorkeling gear and you camera ready for some of the most beautiful underwater pics from your sailing adventure around La Paz.
Anchor your La Paz boat rental after a long day on the water, and enjoy one of the many seaside restaurant. Enjoy some traditional fish tacos at Claros Fish Jr., a fresh salad at Palermo’s, or indulge in some California-flair at Maria California restaurant. If you fancy strolling further inland, we recommend eating at Taco Fish La Paz, or Il Rustico.
If you fancy escaping the city or resort for the day, there are several islands which surround La Paz and which are accessible by boat. Our captains often sail from the mainland to either Isla Partida or Isla Espiritu Santo.
Both islands are protected by UNESCO as biospheres. A day trip here from the mainland is one of the most best things to do when you go sailing in La Paz. These two islands are very peaceful and the environment is typical of this part of the Peninsula - dry, expansive, sandy, and surrounded by still blue waters which are rarely crowded.