Businesses, Campgrounds, Hotels, Motels & Restaurants

in & around La Paz , Baja Sur, Mexico

Where to StayCampgrounds & RV ParksHotels, Motels,Guesthouses
Where to dine, eat & drink, Bar's, Restaurants ; see also Hotels
Where to go shopping
Where to get Information, Emergency Service, Money & to arrange for Trips / Tours.

Airports, Air travel
Attorneys, Notarys
Car Parts, Rentals & Repairs
Colleges, Schools & Universities
Doctors, Drugs, Pharmacies
Marine & RV
Real Estate
Satelpte & TV
Travel Agencies
Tours, Activities 

PLAYA LA PAZ, Right in town, along the Malecon, from the entrance to town, up to the  marina. These beaches are clean, convenient, and offer a quick escape from the city pace!

PLAYA EL COMITAN, On the north end of the bay, west of town, prior to entering La  Paz. Shallow beaches, not as attractive at low tide. Better beaches northeast of town.

PLAYA LAS HAMACAS, Just before entering town, head north to the bay. The main  draw here is the close location. It is usually worth the time to head north.

PLAYA PALMIRA, On the road heading northwest through town, at Km. 2.5. A nice  beach, very busy on weekends, usually filled with hotel guests and locals.

PLAYA EL COROMEL, Pichilingue Highway, near Km. 3.5. Another beautiful beach, food and drinks, palapas, water spde, some road noise.

PLAYA DEL TESORO, About 8 miles out of town on the Pichilingue road at Km. 8.5 A  relaxing beach with a restaurant and palapas.

PLAYA PICHILINGUE, Out on the Pechipngue Highway at Km. 17. Further from  town, not as crowded, restrooms available 24 hours!

PLAYA BALANDRA, North and east of town, via the Pichilingue Highway, and a good  spur road west. A great beach, clear water, may get busy on summer weekends.

PLAYA TECOLOTE, Continue on past Playa Balandra a few more miles. Beautiful  beach, restaurant, and pangas for rent. Local breezes keep the bugs away!

ISLA ESPIRITO SANTO, North east of town, less than an hour boat ride. Best  beaches are on the west side. Island paradise! 14 miles of crystal clear waters, sandy  beaches and coves. Privacy!

BAHIA DE LA VENTANA, South of La Paz 20 miles on Highway 286, then head north  to the beach. Miles of spectacular beaches, no crowds, perfect!

RV Parks

AQUAMARINE R.V. PARK, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-3761 * 1.5 miles south west of town, just off of main highway.

19 spaces / flush toilets / showers / laundry / pool / boat ramp / on the bay.

CASA BLANCA P.V. PARK, Tel. 011-52 (612) 124-0009 * 3 miles south west on Highway 1 at Avenida Delfines.46 spaces / hook-ups / flush toilets / showers / laundry / store / pool / tennis.

EL CARDON TRAILER PARK, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-0078 * 2.5 miles south west of town on Highway at Km. 4.80 spaces / 10 tent sites / hook-ups / flush toilets / showers / laundry / pool.

LA PAZ TRAILER PARK, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-8787 * 2 miles south west of town, north at Brecha Capfornia. 48 spaces / 5 tent sites / hook-ups / flush toilets / showers / pool / laundry.

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Hotels, Motels


CASA LA PACENA, Tel./Fax 011-52 (612) 125-2748 * Center of town on Bravo, south of the Malecon.  Bed and breakfast / 3 units / private baths / terrace / AC / TV / stereo / view of bay.

CASA LA PAZ, Tel. 011-52 (612) 123-4885 * (800) 853-BAJA * Four blocks from the beach, in town. Guest house / 3 bedrooms / courtyard / use of kitchen / bikes and kayaks for rent.

CLUB EL MORRO, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-4084 * At Km 2 on the road north of town to Pichilingue. 21 rooms / suites / AC / pool / restaurant / bar / spa / BBQ / kayak rentals.

Club Hotel Cantamar, Tel: (612) 12 2-1826, 2-7010, Fax: 2-8644. Pichilingue, 200 yards from the ferry terminal. E-mail

CROWN PLAZA RESORT, Tel. 011-52 (612) 124-0830 * On Manuel Marquez de Leon, next to marina Fidepaz. Suites / 3 pools / Jacuzzi / squash court / game room / pool tables / tennis courts Gym / sauna / beauty parlor / car rentals / laundry / restaurant / bar / much more.

HOTEL ACUARIO'S MAR DE CORTEZ, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-9266 * In town at Calle Ignacio Ramerez #1665. Pool / restaurant / bar / AC / phones in rooms.

HOTEL EL MESON, Tel. 011-52 (612) 125-7454 * In town at Ortega 2330. Pool / AC / phones in room / restaurant / bar / complementary breakfast!

HOTEL LA CONCHA BEACH RESORT, Tel 1 800 346-3942 ext 36 North of town, Pichilingue Km. 5. 107 rooms / condos / suites / AC / TV / phones / 2 pools / restaurant / bar / ocean views.

HOTEL LA POSADA DE ENGELBERT, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-4011 * Calle Nuevo Reforma at Playa Sur. Suites / cottages with fireplaces / AC / pool / tennis / restaurant / bar.

HOTEL LOS ARCOS , Tel 1 800 346-3942 ext 36 Apartado Postal 112, La Paz, BCS. 130 rooms / AC / TV / pool / coffee shop / bar / gift shop.

HOTEL Punta Pescador. Tel.

HOTEL MARINA, Tel. (800) 530-MARINA * North east of town on Carretera Pichilingue at Km. 2.5. 93 rooms / suites / pool / spa / AC / TV / phones / restaurant / bar / fishing.

HOTEL MEDITERRANE, Tel./Fax 011-52 (612) 125-1195 * Allende 36, half block south of Malecon. 6 units / AC / TV / bistro / restaurant / walk to beach. E-mail

Hotel Mision, Suites  Tel. 011(612) 12(next door to the Hotel Perla) is a nice, clean, and centrally located place that will rent  kitchenettes by the month.

HOTEL PERLA, Tel: 01 (612) 122-08-21 / 2-07-77, FAX 553-63. MALECON ALVARO OBREGON No. 1570. TOLL FREE FROM MEXICO 01 (800) 71-687-99. U.S. TOLL FREE: (CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA STATES ONLY) 1 888 242 3757. E-mail

HOTEL YENKA, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-0335 * In town at Calle Madero #1520. A guest house with rooms around a tropical courtyard. Very funky, very cheap!

PALMIRA INN, Tel. 011-52 (612) 12 2-4000 * (800) 929-2402 * Pichilingue road north 1.5 miles. 120 rooms / AC / TV / pool / tennis / playground / restaurant / conference rooms.

POSADA SAN MIGUEL, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-1802 * In town at Calle Dominguez #15140. Basic rooms in a colonial style villa centered around a tiled courtyard. Inexpensive.

POSADA SANTA FE TEL. 011-52(612) 125-58-71 PASEO ALVARO OBREGON 440   is an exclusive beach front hacienda in the "old world" tradition with an unparalleled Romantic Bed & BreakfastInn.

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Guesthouses, Ranchos

YOUTH HOSTEL, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-4615 * Instituto de la Deporte, Blvd. Forjadores at Febrero de 5. Basic dorm-type housing located at a sports complex.

Bar's, Restaurants ; see also Hotels

BISTRO PARADISO, Next to La Pazta restaurant, just up from the Malecon at Allende. American and Mexican breakfasts, sturdy La Paz coffee.

CAFE EXPRESS,  Tel. (114) 3-4373. Av. Obregon # 10. Zona Dorada. Cafe & Bar, Dep. Best Sandwiches in Town, Pool table

CLUB CAMPESTRE, On the main road at Km. 5.5. The best ribs this side of La Ribera.

EL QUINTO SOL, Near the corner of Dominguez and Independencia. Vegetarian and Mexican food.

LOS VITRALES, On the Malecon at Vista Coral Plaza. Traditional Mexican food with some seafood and American dishes.

MARISCOS MAR DE CORTEZ, Near the corner of February 5 and Prieto. A good selection of seafood.

TRATTORIA LA PAZTA, Just up from the Malecon on Allende. Itapan and International cuisine.


CABANA CLUB, Located at the Hotel Perla. Recorded and sometimes pve music, a fun crowd.

CARLOS AND CHARLY, Paseo Obregon at 16 de Septiembre Great music, good food, and lots of fun. Anything goes!

EL RANCHITO, Ask any cab driver, he'll get you there. Music, cocktails and some of the finest senioritas in all of Baja. Dollars accepted.

EL ROLLO, Located in the Hotel Palmira. Disco format, occasional music with a diversified crowd of locals and tourists.

LA CALETA, Paseo Obregon, 3 blocks west of Los Arcos Hotel. Music, food, dancing is possible. Music in the evenings!

QUINTO PATIO, Located on Paseo Obregon between Muelle and Degollado. Popular disco hang -out, younger crowd, often features music.

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Information, Emergency Service, Money

AMBULANCE - Red Cross Reforma e/Isabel la Catolica Tel. 122 1111


ATM locations Teller

BANCOMER, Tel. (612) 12xxxxxx, open from to monday tp friday

BANAMEX, Tel. (612) 12xxxxxx, open from to monday tp friday

BUS TERMINAL, AUTOTRANSPORTES A.B.C. Tel. 011-52 Check for schedule an prices.

BUS GRAYHOUND  or Tel.  (800) 231-2222 for fare and schedule information. Terminals in San Diego, at the Trolly in San Ysidro and at the Tijuana Central Bus Station at Calzada Lazaro Cardenas at Rio Alamar, La Mesa. There is no need to take a taxi from San Ysidro to the Tijuana Central Bus Station or vice versa. You will find Tijuana, Mx, as a Destination under Capfornia but not as a departure, The Bus  just turns around a few minutes later to go back to San Ysidro.

Celular: Baja-Celular Cellular Phone Service,Tel. 011 (52)(612) 125-4444. Nicolas Bravo # 1119 Corner of Marcelo Rubio., coverage map for bajacelular

Celular: Telcel,  Cellular Phone Service. Tel. 011-(52)-112 3-4393 & 4394. Our regular rates are:Daily roming $ 3.00 Us, air time minute $ 0.90 Us. Topete / Vista Coral

Internet-Cafe, Baja Net , 112-5-93-80, Madero 430 Centro,  printing, ISP, rentals, Internet terminal rentals (Get your email while on vacation!)

Medpnk Air Ambulance  Apartado Postal 68-A  Aeropuerto Internacional de Puerto Vallarta Estado de Japsco, Mexico Tel: 01-800-930-2600 (toll free within Mexico) Tel: (322) 1-2200 and (322) 1-2201 Fax: (322) 1-0075

Phone Directory for Mexico, ONpNE  Yellow Pages in Spanish and in Engpsh.

Post Office, Tel. (112)............., open from     to


RED CROSS, Tel. 132






Telegraph Office,


Turist aid,  Tel. 91-800-90-392

U.S.Consular Agent in Cabo San Lucas,  Telephone Number and Fax: (114) 3-3566 Office Hours: 10:00 - 12:00. Blvd. Marina y Pedregal #1 Office No. 3 Downtown Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S. Consular Agent: David Greenberg.

U.S. CONSULATE (In Tijuana), Tel: 011-52-(66)-81 7400. Tapachula96, Col. Hipódromo 22420 Tijuana, B.C.N. Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Principal Officer: Nick Hahn .

U.S. Embassy (in Mexico D.F.)

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Airport - Airtravel

Airport, International Airport, Tel. 011-52 (612) 124-6362, 4-6296, 4-6336, 4-6307. North entrance of town west of Hwy. 1.

AEROMEXICO Tel. 011-52 (66) 85-4401 and (800-237-6639). AeroMexico & Aeroptoral (612) 122-00-01 to 93,  corner Alvaro Obregon y Morelos

AeroCalifornia, Tel: 112-5-1023, Alvaro  Obregon 155, Centro.

MEXICANA AIRLINES Telephone 011-52 (66) 85-7879 and (800) 531-7923 * Diego Rivera #1811, Enificio Fontana.

AERO CALIFORNIA Telephone 011-52 (66) 81-7211 and (800) 237-6225 * Paseo de los Heroes.


Fortunato Silva (the Weaver) Abasolo y Oaxaca

Julio Ibarra (the Potter) Gmo Prieto y Republica Tel. 122 0404

Merceria La Super, Degollado 317 Tel. 122 2228

Merceria Armenta, Independencia 115 Tel. 122 1380

Merceria Sud Calif, Legaspy e/ I. la Catolica y Ortega

Papeleria Agruel, Gmo Prieto 189 Tel. 122 3945

Merceria Nancy, Independenca 205 Tel. 122 4137

Central de Telas, Degollado 270 Tel. 122 3615

Mi Casita, Revolucion e/ Reforma y Independencia

Conchas Talladas (shell carving) San Antonio 725 Tel. 121 1211


Attorneys, Notarys

pc. Manuel Gonzalez Barraza,Ensenada. B.C.Tel. 011-52-(61)-76-55-08, Engpsh spoken. Speciapzing in real estate, contracts, trusts, immigration, investment affairs and corporations.  Beeper  011-52 (61) 75-02-72 . E-mail

pc. Miguel Angel Izquirdo y V., LA PAZ, B.C.S. Tel./Fax (612) 123-18-44, English spoken. Speciapzing in real estate, contracts, trusts, immigration and corporations. Corredor pubpco Numero uno. BLVD. 5 DE FEBRERO No. 495 Suite No. 10, 2nd floor, COL. PUEBLO NUEVO.

Car parts, rentals

AVIS RENT-A-CAR, Pineda 201 Tel.122 1813 011-52

Baja Auto Rentals, Malecon Tel. 125 7662

CABAJA, Rentals in the Uniteds States and to Mexico available. Not just the Border-Towns, anywhere in Baja Mexico! !!  Out of San Diego.

BUDGET RENT-A-CAR, Malecon y Morelos Tel. 122 7655

B.C. Autorentas, Malecon y Salvatierra 125 7662

HERTZ RENT-A-CAR, Malecon y Allende Tel. 122 5300

National Auto Rentals, 5 de Feb e/ Abasolo y B Dominguez Tel. 125 6595

Thrifty Auto Rentals, Malecon y Lerdo Tel. 125 9696

Felix Auto Rentals, Marina Palmira Tel. 121 6254

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Colleges, Schools & Universities

Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas, Biological research center in La Paz, Baja Capfornia Sur.

Colegio de Idiomas de Baja Capfornia Tel.011-52-61-74-5688.  Spanish Immersion Training. Barcelona y Belgrado #101 Fracc. Chapultepec. Ensenada, Baja, Mexico.

Interdisciplinary Center of Ocean Sciences(CICIMAR)

Autonomous University of Baja Capfornia Sur (UABCS) Tel: +(612) 121 07-55 • 121 11-40 ext. 124. Carretera al Sur km. 4-5


Baja Diving & ServiceTel:011-52-612 122-1826 Fax 011-52-612 122-8644, A. Obregon  #1665-2, CP, 23000, Diving, Fishing, Isle Tours, Ecotours, Toll-Free 1-888-879-2252

Baja Quest, Tel: (612) 123-5320, Fax 123-5321. Scuba Divng and Adveture Traveling. Calle Sonora between Topete & Mangpto

Buceo Baja Joe, Tel: (612) 122-4006 & 124-0518, Fax 2-4000. We speciapze in personaled trips and small groups. Melchor Ocampo & Alkvaro Obregón No. 460 Suite I

Buceo Carey, Tel: (011 52) (612) 123 2333 is a local, family-run dive center located in La Paz, Baja California Sur, near the southern end of the Baja Peninsula. Offering dive services, equipment rental and sales, and instruction leading to SSI certification from beginner to instructor level
FunBaja Adventure, Carretera a Pichilingue Km. 2.5 Marina Palmira, L-15 Phone: 52 (612) 121 5884 Ph/fax: 52 (612) 121 5592 E-mail

La Paz Diving Service, Tel: (612) 125 6228. Nayarit 10

Sea & Scuba, Tel: (612) 123-5233. Diving & Snorkeling, The best service in town. A.Obregon No. 460-208 Corner of Melcor Ocmpo.

TOTO'S Diving service, Tel: (612) 122-7154, Fax  3-4521. Air, Boat & Equipment sale, rentals & repairs, guides, tours. calle Guerrero corner of Revolucion.

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Doctors & Pharmacies


Drugs, Medicine

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Fishing calendar

DEPORTIVA LA PAZ, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-7333 * Paseo Obregon 1680. Fishing charters, half day and full day.

DORADO VELEZ FLEET, Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-2744 * Hotel Los Arcos. Fishing charters in the waters and islands off of La Paz.

FISHERMAN'S FLEET Tel. 011-52 (612) 122-1313 * Los Arcos Hotel. Many years experience in the La Paz area. Fishing gear rentals and boat charters.

SECRET CHARTERS Tel./Fax 011-52 (612) 125-6405 * La Paz, Baja Capfornia Sur, Mexico. Jon Mather and his experienced crew know these waters as well as anyone.



Cristina Sosa Tel./Fax 011 (526) 638 8324. US pabipty Car Insurance for US$ 175.00 a year for those who have a permanent residence in Baja. Click for more also all kind of Car, Boat, House etc. Insurance.

Baja Info/Tips on the Internet, connections, AOL & Compuserve in Mexico.

Prodigy ISP, Local La Paz access Number:(612) 123-9222 . To sign up call 01-800-123-2222.

Baja Net  Internet Cafe & ISP, Tel y Fax +52(612) 1259380,  Madero 430, Centro La Paz, BCS23000 . E-mail

Cromwell S.A. La Paz, Tel. 91-(112)-2-09-34; 5-38-80. ISP, Setup N$ 125.00, 25hr/month N$ 209.00, extra hr N$ 7.50. No other discounts.

not local

Icanet, Icatel S.A. in Tijuana Tel. 91-(66)-34-72-00 /01/02. Setup N$ 50.00,Unpmited hr´s per month N$ 155.00 , 6 month for for the price of  5 and 12 month for the price of 10.

ICA-NET, Tel. 011 (52) 66 347200, FAX 011 52 (66) 84-83-05, ISP, Av. Misión San Diego # 2937 Suite 203/204 Zona del Rio, Tijuana, B.C. México. C.P. 22320. E-mail

TelNor-Net, Tel. 01 800 025 25 25, ISP. Tel. 33-20-50. Tijuana, Plaza del Rio, Suite 6A, Paseode los Héroes #96.

Marinas ,Marine & RV Parts, Yachting

Andreas Abaroa

Jose Abaroa, Marina Don Jose, 50 spps, Tel: (612) 122-08-48

Club Cruceros de La Paz,  Club Cruceros de La Paz is a non-profit organization dedicated to exchange cruising information and to helping the less fortunate children of La Paz and . The club's membership is made up of mostly ocean cruisers.

Club de Yates Palmira,Tel (612) 121-6338. Km 2.5 Carr. Pichilngue. 140 Spps, Boat launching ramp, Haulout & dry storage

HOTEL MARINA, Tel. (800) 530-MARINA * North east of town on Carretera Pichilingue at Km. 2.5. 93

Marina de La Paz Tel: (612) 122-1646 & 125-2112. A full service Marina. The marina has a well-stocked chandlery, Agencia Seamar, on site, with many related yacht maintenance and marine services. Sail and rigging repairs, diesel mechanics, carpenters, refrigeration repairs, machine shop services and boat yards, also available nearby. Calle Topete Legazpi &  Encinas, 2nd Location: Cjon Topete No. 3040. 106 spps.

Marina Pichilingue, 50 spps, 1 800 250 3186, Pichilingue Bay.

Moorings, Tel: (612) 121-6192. Pichilingue Marina Pal Local 8

Naviera Turistica del Pacifico Tel: (612) 125-5456. 5 de Feruary # 495 Suite 3, Between Ram & Altima.

WAHOO S.A. de CV, Tel/Fax (011-52) 114-2-37-92,  Col. Chula Vista; Approximate to the Electric Company (C.F.E.)FULL SERVICE R.V. CENTER; Parts, Service (we service Gas Refrigerators), Accessories. Dump Station. Open 8 am to 1 pm Monday - Friday. We SHIP ANYWHERE IN MEXICO AND BAJA. "Fully Bilingual" ; E-MAIL, Source in southern capfornien for propane refrigerators and freezers, solar electricity, etc..

Yachting, Bare & Day boat chartering

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Classifieds  , houses, lots & ranches, rent, sale or lease.


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 Trips / Tours, Activities

Baja-Web Hotels & Tours, trips & fishing charters (look also under Fishing).

BUS GRAYHOUND  Tel.  (800) 231-2222 for fare and schedule information. Terminals in San Diego, at the Trolly in San Ysidro and at the Tijuana Central Bus Station at Calzada Lazaro Cardenas at Rio Alamar, La Mesa.

The Cortez Club at La Concha Beach Resort, La Paz Tel: (612) 1216120. The Cortez Club, International Diving and Watersports Centre in La Paz, Baja Capfornia Sur on the Sea of Cortez.

Ocean Sports--Deportes Oceano, Ocean Sports/Deportes Oceano will allow you the best scuba diving  portunities in the Sea of Cortez. We have a pve-aboard dive boat and pangas for rent.

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