The largest fish on the world, the whale shark enjoys the warm waters of La Paz Bay where it feeds with no hurries at all, giving us the opportunity for an up-close observation in his natural habitat, this is one snorkel experience you will never forget, their slow movements gives you a rush of positive energy together with the adrenaline experience of swimming with these giants of the seas.
Espiritu Santo Island
The island of Espiritu Santo possesses the most stunning views of all the islands in the Sea of Cortés. Its contrasting desert landscapes and reddish limestone cliffs juxtaposed with a turquoise blue sea is a breathtaking example of the exquisite vistas found here.
Every year, thousands of whales migrate to the Mexican Pacific coast to mate, reproduce and protect their young from open sea predators such as killer whales and sharks. Without a doubt, traveling to observe these impressive mammals is something you must do at least once in life.
The Sea of Cortez has long been known for its schools of dolphins, whale pods, sea turtles and sea lion harems, and of course, there is always the chance of meeting with the giant manta rays, hammerhead sharks and seasonal whale sharks.
The best beaches for swimming and sunbathing are found north of the city. Playa Palmira, Playa el Coromuel, Playa Pichilingue, Playa Balandra, Playa el Tecolote are heavens for the beach lovers.