For all the best updated La Paz travel information, rely on the Mexico vacation rental experts at Casago. From how to get here, how to get around, where to stay and when to come, we’ve got the snapshot summary of everything you need to know. Here are some basic facts about La Paz that you might find useful:
- You’re as likely to hear French, Portuguese, or Italian spoken here as much as English or Spanish.
- Aero California and Aero Mexico have daily flights to La Paz.
- The local tourist office is located on the Malecon at Avenida 16 de Septiembre.
- Both public and private hospitals are accessible to travelers.
- La Paz is a convenient home base for day trips to Cabo Pulmo, Todos Santos, and Espíritu Santo.
- La Paz is about a two-hour drive from Cabo.
The subdued, sun-drenched landscape of La Paz boasts cerulean blue waters, abundant wildlife, rolling mountains, and friendly residents – all rolled together in an easygoing vacation package. Whether you’re testing your endurance by swimming alongside whale sharks in the Sea of Cortez, or enjoying savory tacos on the beachfront boardwalk, Casago wants to make your stay in La Paz completely stress-free by providing the latest, most comprehensive travel information.
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La Paz Weather
La Paz has an average of 340 days of sunshine per year, and its coast — buffered by steady 10-to-15-knot winds — attract hordes of sea kayakers, stand-up paddlers, snorkelers, and divers. The summers are typically long and muggy; the winters are short, comfortable, and dry. The temperature typically ranges from 53 degrees F to 97 degrees F, and is rarely below 47 degrees F or above 102 degrees F.
The best times of year to visit La Paz for warm-weather activities are from mid-February to late June, and from mid-October to late December.
Finding Where to Stay in La Paz
True to its diverse nature, you can find everything from budget dives to award-winning resort hotels in La Paz, and everything in between. Tourism is La Paz’s main economic engine, second only to the government (the city is the capital of Baja California Sur).
One of the best lodging options you can bet on is the abundance of affordable vacation rentals available in La Paz. Whether you’re looking to list your personal property or rent a perfect condo, apartment, or house for a visit, Casago specialists can help you every step of the way. We ensure that all of our guests will have an exceptional experience, from start to finish. Our agents take all guest support calls during the stay, and our guest app provides a map, reservation details, rental unit guide, an area guide, and any other La Paz travel information that guests may require.
La Paz Transportation Options
With non-stop flights from L.A., La Paz is a great weekend getaway for those living on the West Coast. Those living in other parts of the U.S. may have to make due with a longer flight, but that also gives you an excuse to stay longer, too! Aeropuerto General Manuel Marquez de Leon is about six miles (9km) southwest of the city. Aero Mexico flies to many cities via Mexico City, while Calafia Airlines offers the most direct flights to La Paz, including to/from Guadalajara and Tijuana.
Ferries to Mazatlán and Topolobampo leave the ferry terminal at Pichilingue, about 14 miles (23km) north of La Paz. Baja Ferries has a small office at the port and a larger one in town. Make sure that you arrive at the pier two hours before departure. Before shipping any vehicle to the mainland, officials will require a vehicle permit. You can obtain one at Banjercito at the ferry terminal, or from its vehicle permit modules in Mexicali or Tijuana.
The bus Terminal Turistica, centrally located on the malecón, offers convenient local services, including daily buses to the beaches, five to Playa Tecolote and six to Playa Pichilingue. Car rentals are also available; Budget Rent-a-Car has several locations both on the malecón and at the airport.
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