One of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico, of the number of places that Mexico offers to know and enjoy, Baja California, both north and south, is undoubtedly one of the best-positioned; beautiful landscapes, excellent gastronomy, prestigious wines, delicious bread, beaches, and mountains, are part of the experience. And then there is the jewel of the crown; Balandra Beach, a calm and transparent sea, next to a wide white sand beach at the foot of the mountain.
Balandra Beach is located in the state of Baja California Sur, is part of a Protected Natural Area, and to access it, you must travel from La Paz, either by car, taxi, or bus, in a journey of approximately 30 minutes. If you happen to be vacationing in Los Cabos, it is also a good idea to take a tour that can take you; some boats make beautiful tours of Balandra, Isla Espiritu Santo, and other beautiful places in Baja California Sur.
When you arrive in this paradise, you can relax and make the most of your day at the beach, sunbathing by the sea and cooling off with the calm waves is a must; you will find palapas that you can use for free. You can also snorkel and admire the variety of fish that the Sea of Cortez has to offer, welcome to “the world’s aquarium”.
For the most restless, a kayak or paddleboard ride are good options, every hour of the day has something special to admire, even more so if it is a sunrise or sunset. And if you are looking for more experiences, you can do some hiking, you will find 6 trails that take you to the viewpoints from where you can appreciate incredible scenarios that are worth portraying.
Finally, visit the Balandra Mushroom, a postcard to remember.
Keep in mind that Balandra Beach is located in an area considered Natural Heritage, which means that you will not find shops or restaurants in the place; the alternatives to eat are to bring your food and drink or go to El Tecolote beach, a few minutes away.