Baja California Sur, México
Small Baja town along the Sea of Cortez with a laid back style. It is situated along Highway 1, 40 miles (64 km) north of San José del Cabo and 65 miles (105 km) south of La Paz. Punta Pescadero Airstrip is 9 miles (14 km) to the north; Rancho Leonero, a vacation resort, is to the south. Adjacent to Buena Vista, the rural towns straddle the head of Bahía las Palmas on the Gulf of California, where winter westerlies average 20–25 knots (37–46 km/h; 23–29 mph). Los Barriles is within the transition area of the Baja California peninsula’s Sierra de la Laguna where the hills become sandy flats.
Los Barriles is the Kite Surfing Captal of North America, it just does not get any better anywhere. Los Barriles Information is provided as a preliminary introduction to our area. Hotel Palmas de Cortez is the gem of Bajas East Cape, spanning the beachfront of the town of Los Barriles. Source: losbarrileslife.com/joomla/index.php/discover/area-info
Hotel Palmas de Cortez in Los Barriles on the East Cape of Baja California Sur, Mexico is 65 miles south of La Paz & 45 miles north of San Jose del Cabo. Located in a lush garden setting on a wide sandy beach, with 2,840 ft hardpacked dirt landing strip. This amazing resort has become known worldwide as one of the premier vacation and big-game fishing spots in the world, consistently producing huge numbers of blue, black, and striped marlin, sailfish, dorado, wahoo, yellowfin tuna, roosterfish and more. Thousand pound billfish have been known to prowl submarine canyons and dropoffs just a few miles off shore.