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Isla Espiritu Santo

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Witness the beauty of ocean wildlife: this small island teems with dolphins, sea lions and all kinds of fish.
Playa el Tecolote, La Paz 23000, Mexico
+52 612 128 4171
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We used Alonso tours which I highly recommend. It was a little windy that day which made the sea a bit rough, but the crew worked hard to give us the best possible experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JamiHo70
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place to explore in or on the water or on land. Sea lions, frigatebirds, whale sharks, desert landscapes. Very accessible and yet remote. Fantastic!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JackieM3196
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must take a trip out to the island at some point. There is a lot you can do (swim, hike, camp, eat, snorkel, boat), but you should definitely make this a priority on your trip. We did a snorkel trip and loved it. I'm...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite experience of all my life. This place is magical. My favorite part was swimming with the sea lions !

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamescoxmx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see if you are in La Paz. 40 minute boat ride. You can even "Glamp" there with an outfitter. Great snorkeling, great water clarity.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Richard A
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Whether you take a tour from Tecolote beach, or you book an outing with a established company, the Espiritu Santo Island is a must visit. It has a nice sea lion colony, great snorkeling and beautiful landscapes. The beaches are unbelievable.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful island. We did a 7 day trip with Baja Outdoors Adventures, fully supported.The water was warm and clear, lots of snorkeling opportunities, interesting coastline to explore by kayak, sea lion colony to visit. You are limited to only a few hikes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Venture828004
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We used Baja Adventure Co to take 6 of us to Espiritu Santo. The island is amazing and we feel that we will certainly return.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WYglobetrotter
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Had a wonderful time diving and playing with the sea lions. They were so active and swimming around us. I would go back again for sure .

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 1958tammy
Reviewed 3 October 2018

lots of history & pretty interesting place.. everyone is very nice & its a very nice place to be because it's not so touresty . there area lot of locals :)

Date of experience: August 2018
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4 December 2018|
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Response from Venture828004 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Monica, I went with Baja Outdoor Activities - they can supply all the kit you need and are very helpful with tips on what clothing you will need for the time of year. The kayak leaders and the rest of the team do a great... More
6 November 2018|
Response from Venture828004 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kereth, I did the sea kayak circumnavigation of Espritu Santo with Baja Outdoor Adventures (BOA). I'm not sure what it is that you don't like the sound of if you think that you need to avoid it. Espiritu Santo is a... More
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3 November 2018|
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Response from riccardo_fresa | Reviewed this property |
You can see pups in July, but be careful because the adults are aggresive in this period,they defend their pups, and you are not allowed to swimm. Some turists were bitten by sea lions in the water.