Top Choice Island in La Paz

Espíritu Santo

A treasure trove of shallow azure inlets and sorbet-pink cliffs, Espíritu Santo is one of La Paz’s gems. It’s part of a Unesco World Heritage site comprising 244 Sea of Cortez islands and coastal areas, and is a wor…
Top Choice Museum in La Paz

Museo de la Ballena

This recently remodeled museum comprises five exhibition spaces with models, audiovisual displays and multilingual explanations concerning the gray whales that live and breed in the local waters. A soundtrack of wha…
Waterfront in La Paz


La Paz's waterfront, with its wide sidewalk, tiny beaches, tourist pier, benches, sculptures by local artists and unimpeded sunset views, is the city's highlight. It stretches 5.5km, from the Marina de la Paz in the…
Museum in La Paz

Museo Regional de Antropología e Historia

This is a large, well-organized museum chronicling the peninsula’s history (in Spanish) from prehistory to the Revolution of 1910 and its aftermath.
Cultural Center in La Paz

Unidad Cultural Profesor Jesús Castro Agúndez

The Teatro de la Ciudad, part of this large cultural center, is the main performance venue in La Paz.
Monument in La Paz

Santuario de la Virgen de Guadalupe

La Paz’ largest religious monument; its 12m-tall altar is grandiose.
Library in La Paz

Biblioteca de la Historia de las Californias

Across from the Jardín Velasco, La Paz’s former Casa de Gobierno is now the Biblioteca de la Historia de las Californias, a history library.