The beach of Bahía Concepción, Baja California Sur.

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Bahía Concepción

Top choice in Mulegé

One of the most stunningly beautiful stretches of coast in Baja for its blue-green waters, white sandy coves and lack of construction. Great for kayaking and swimming, and many of the bays have palapas (thatch-roof structures) and camping areas. Road-trippers (particularly those in campers and RVs) often choose the shores as a final destination, and stay for weeks.

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Nearby Mulegé attractions

1. Playa Perla

3.62 MILES

This pristine stretch of sand is popular with families at weekends.

2. Playa Santispac

5.69 MILES

The most popular beach in the area thanks to its sparkling white sand and protected cove. It gets very shallow here at low tide.

3. Playa Escondido

6.12 MILES

A pretty stretch of beach just south of Mulegé. You can't see the beach from the road so look for the unpaved turnoff between kilometer 112 and 111.

4. Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé

16.39 MILES

Come to the imposing, stone hilltop Misión Santa Rosalía de Mulegé (founded in 1705, completed in 1766 and abandoned in 1828) for great photos of the site…

5. Museo Comunitario de Mulegé

16.63 MILES

This former territorial prison was famed for allowing prisoners to roam free in town during the day, although the women inmates stayed to cook and clean…

6. Cañon La Trinidad

18.5 MILES

Trinity Canyon is great for bird-watchers, with the chance to see vermilion flycatchers, gila woodpeckers and a host of raptors and buteos. The narrow,…