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Isla Espiritu Santo

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Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
+52 612 128 4171
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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” (47 reviews)
“fish” (72 reviews)
Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
+52 612 128 4171
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bucket list check! Swam with the sea lions and Kayaked beautiful bays. Stellar scenery and wildlife sightings!!!

Thank LSybil
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came to Espiritu Santo on a guided group trip. Its a national park, so you have to pay a small fee & get a special wristband (Im not sure how; our trip leaders did it). Weather is incredible; snorkeling is great, like being in an...More

Thank travelptgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been doing kayaking trips and stays on Espiritu Santo for 30 years and never get tired of it. A little slice of Paradise so close to La Paz. Swimming with Sea Lions, fishing, snorkeling, all great. My favorite is to book a trip...More

Thank CharleyDawg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Island Espíritu Santo, La Paz and other surroundings. Our flight arrived very early at La Paz, Baja California Sur. We left our things at Hotel Catedral and went for a wonderful breakfast at DoceCuarenta, Casa de Café. Hotel Catedral is three blocks away from the...More

Thank Javier_Morales_01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place by far was some of the best snorkeling for sea lions and other aquatic life that I have experienced in the last 2 decades. Superb!! The sea lion juveniles are quite playful and so curious. Not bashful at all. Many varieties of fish...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome trip, our guide Sebastian was insanely knowledgeable! Super friendly, answered questions, and spoke very good English! Highly recommend this trip. You start by taking a long boat ride to an area with sea lions who you snorkle with, then you go to part of...More

Thank Seth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw sea lions, kayaked and enjoyed the primitive beach area. The water was clear and there was plenty of ocean related wild life to see.

Thank semassey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great tour of the island and its unique features. the landscape is pretty cool and we got to see a lot of wildlife. if you plan on a visit make sure you use Mexplore tours as they did a great job for...More

Thank Powick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a boat tour to the top of the island (to where the sea lions have a colony), and then tried to snorkel. However, the current was WAY to powerful, so don't be surprised if you have to skip this part of the trip. Cruised...More

Thank 11Claire11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Swimming with the Sea lions was one of the best experiences ever. You also see many endangered bird species and breathtaking beaches. A must if you are in La Paz. We highly recommend Espiritu & Baja Tours to take you there. The guides really educate...More

Thank carlosymarce
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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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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
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