Local Activities

Homeowners at Paraiso del Mar enjoy easy access to a range of exhilarating activities and unique experiences, from the quaint streets of downtown La Paz to the natural beauty of the Sea of Cortez.

The Malecon

The 3.5-mile walkway along the waterfront of La Paz is El Malecon, a favorite of joggers, families, and cyclists. This quaint promenade has plazas and benches where you can enjoy the sunset and admire the artwork. El Malecon is home to the parade and musical acts that are part of the annual Carnaval La Paz. Across the street are the many restaurants, boutique hotels, and shops of downtown.

Espiritu Santos

A 45-minute boat ride from La Paz, Isla Espiritu Santo is a Natural Protected Area made up of lava and volcanic ash, featuring dramatic cliffs and rocky as well as sugar-sand beaches. The jewel of the Sea of Cortez, this island offers endless opportunities to explore. You can tour the island by boat—or sea kayak for a true adventure—and see whales, sea turtles, birds, and all kinds of colorful fish. People love to hike on the island, bask on its unspoiled beaches, and snorkel with sea lions.


White, powdery sand. Island views. Pristine and uncrowded coastline. This is what you’ll experience when visiting one of the beaches just north of La Paz. El Caimancito is a crescent beach walkable from downtown. There is Playa Tecolote that enjoys a panorama of Isla Espiritu Santos. It is a perfect spot for renting a palapa for the day or sipping on a cocktail from one of its beachside restaurants. Or, you might fall in love with secluded Playa Balandra, which enjoys shallow, calm waters thanks to its bay location and a front-and-center view of the distinctive mushroom rock.


To many, La Paz appeals because of its cherished history, authentic vibe, and peaceful way of life. The capital of Baja California Sur, La Paz offers old world charm and a slower pace than touristy Los Cabos, but still has the amenities and allure that Mexico is all about: beaches, easy living, arts and music, and great food.

Because of its location, La Paz’s dining scene is known for its variety of seafood offerings. Local patrons grow accustomed to asking about the catch of the day when they sit down to eat at a restaurant, but La Paz is also famous for its authentic Mexican fare: tortilla enchiladas, flautas, tacos, stuffed chiles, and so much more.



Designed by famed golf course architect Arthur Hills, the Paraiso del Mar Golf Course overlooks rolling sand dunes against a backdrop of the bright blue Sea of Cortez. The 72-par, 7,100-yard course looks onto the stunning Bay of La Paz and features native plants like ocotillo cactus and the Baja wild plum.

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