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Isla Espiritu Santo

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Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Todos Santos and Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition from Los Cabos
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Espiritu Santo Island Snorkel Expedition
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Swimming and Snorkeling with Sea Lions in the Sea of Cortez
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Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.
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“day trip” (46 reviews)
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Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So beautiful - we did a one day boat tour and are already thinking about going back and trying to camp here.

Thank jenjaye
Reviewed 1 week ago

Declared part of a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1995 the water was 82 degrees in November, air temp high 80s to low 70s at night. Gorgeous beaches, sunsets, fantastic snorkeling.

Thank looski
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an excursion through Sun Rider from our hotel (Royal Solaris) to visit Isla Espiritu Santo. Note this is an all day trip, leaving the hotel around 7:30 a.m., and returning 12 hours later. I was a little apprehensive at first, because snorkeling with seals...More

Thank frogfan63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

IG: suinaknows A simply stunning and amazing experience visiting this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. We went with Alonso Tours and everything was well organized and professional! Our guides also provided great history of this reserve. We got to see many birds, swimming with sea lions with...More

Thank SuinaKnows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one day touring and had a swim and picnic on a nice beach . If your in La Paz it's the one place you must visit..lots of wildlife can be seen

Thank chestercarbone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Island to visit and swim with the Sea Lions! Its a day trip by boat with lunch on a nearby island.

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Dived here off the Valentina and had great fun with the sea lions. You do need to be careful and respect them. They will show you by barking if you get too close but we kept our distance and they approached us! Nibbled our fins...More

Thank Sissy55
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I visited Isla couple of times, once during a snorkeling tour and once scuba diving. When we went snorkeling, we had booked our excursion with Alonso Tours in which due to high winds we were unable to reach Loberias. Loberias its the larger colony with...More

Thank Ivette C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Isla Espiritu Santu is definitely worth a trip. It has beautiful virgin beaches, great diving and snorkeling spots and gives you the opportunity to go play with Sea Lions. Do not go to La Paz without going to Espiritu Santu.

1  Thank pmorillon
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Calm waters, nature, beautiful beaches... you can't miss this experience. I highly recommend taking this tour with On Board Baja Tours.

Thank Jose Antonio F
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buddy032606
28 October 2017|
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Response from ChiliandWillie | Reviewed this property |
The weather is cooler January and February. There is a wind that blows down the Sea of Cortez throughout the winter from Texas. It affects La Paz more than Cabs San Lucas because of the Sierra de Laguna mountains that... More
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Delta S
30 July 2017|
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Response from aztecedman | Reviewed this property |
We went with a tour suggested by the hotel. 4 of us in a little 16 ft boat. Had a great time, very nice people. The snorkeling is amazing. Rough ride on the way back through some choppy water. I think it was about 80$ a... More
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LLCKKH
19 April 2017|
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Response from PearlEscapes | Reviewed this property |
Can recommend the Whale Museum but also recommend staying in La Paz as this is a long day!! Loved Cathedral hotel - great value! But I would not do the tour they organise as they pick everyone up - instead walk 5 minutes... More
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