Puerto Balandra, Baja California Sur, Mexico. The striking coastal area is surrounded with red mountains, features eight beaches and a turquoise lagoon. Busy city of La Paz is found nearby, making Balandra a pleasant getaway from urban hustle and bustle. On the contrary: unspoiled nature is preserved in Balandra and no tourist facilities, apart from a few restaurants and diving rentals, are developed.
Crystal clear water in the lagoon usually reaches 30° C and is perfect for exploring diverse marine life: corals and hundreds of species of colorful fish attract scuba divers. It is also perfect for swimming and sun bathing on soft white sand. The site also features unusual mushroom-like rocky formation “El Hongo”. Puerto Balandra is often credited to be the best beach in Mexico!
Why to go there?
The place features wonderful beaches, tranquil atmosphere and is close to La Paz – a divine place to see once in a lifetime.
When to go there?
The site drops into a mild climate zone, that features warm summers and mild winters.
How to get there?
By boat from La Paz. Tours are available.
Lead photo by Javier Garcia
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