Top things to do in La Paz

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 Seafood in La Paz

Taco Fish La Paz

Largely undiscovered by tourists, locals have been coming here in droves since 1992. Expect pristine stainless-steel surfaces and the best fish tacos in town. The extra battered, crispy fish style is reminiscent of …
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…
Top Choice Mexican in La Paz

Maria California

Great for breakfast with live music and a fabulous atmosphere throughout the cozy cluttered dining rooms and terraces. Local artwork, photos and brilliant colored paintwork adorn the walls. Order Mexican classics, p…
Carnival in La Paz


The annual carnival here is considered to be one of the country's best, with parades, concerts and plenty of partying in the streets.
Bakery in La Paz

Dulce Romero Panaderia Gourmet

Come to this clean, modern, white-brick space for delicious all-organic breakfasts of perfectly poached eggs, local cheeses, veggies, salsas and more on straight-from-the-oven breads and croissants. Sandwiches and s…
Bar in La Paz

Harker Board

Head upstairs to the terrace for sweeping views over the bay and a cerveza (beer). The local Baja Brewery beer is on tap, and there are 17 more bottled varieties. Pizza is also available. This great place doubles as…
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…
International in La Paz


In a sumptuous historic house with art deco floor tiles and a chic pale-gray painted interior, organic produce is used in dishes that span the continents, like Moroccan tagines, Italian pastas, clam chowder and loca…
International in La Paz

Las Tres Virgenes

An elegant oasis of a restaurant where you can dine in an atmospheric courtyard surrounded by leafy trees and statues. The menu includes both traditional and innovative dishes like grilled baby octopus, lots of expo…