La Paz real estate is incredibly affordable and Aero California and Aero Mexico have daily flights to the city. La Paz resorts are second to none and the eco adventures cannot be beat. A favorite destination for Mexican tourist from the mainland, and Scuba fans from around the world, it is not well known in the U.S. and the first question asked by many Americans is: Where is La Paz?
Located on the largest bay in the Sea of Cortes, La Paz is the capital city of Baja California Sur, and its people enjoy one of the highest standards of living and quality of life in Mexico, with average wages of $27.00 USD per day compared to $12.00 USD per day for the country as a whole. Eco-Tourism is by far the most important source of revenue for La Paz, as people come from around the world to enjoy it marine marvels, which include some 900 islands and inlets of which 244 are now under UNESCO protection as World Heritage Bio-Reserves. The Isla Espiritu Santo islands are considered the crown jewels of the Sea of Cortez, and are the primary tourist destination in the Bay of La Paz, providing diving, snorkeling, and kayaking that is second to none.
The Sea of Cortes is home to countless species of marine life forming such a unique ecosystem that Jacques Cousteau called it “The Aquarium of the World”. The nutrient rich water produces unusually heavy plankton blooms which in turn support a wide variety of tropical fish and marine mammals found throughout the region. It is hear that Scuba enthusiast can discover an incredible variety of marine mammals including five different species of whales, the Gray, Sperm, Humpback, Blue and Fin whales as well as Orcas, Hammer Head Sharks, Giant Mantas and Whale Sharks. There are more than 25 world class dive spots in the area and you will run out of time long before you run out of incredible places to dive.
La Paz is also a favorite destination for sail boats and Cruisers alike, supporting numerous marinas, boatyards and Cruiser Clubs which cater to the endless island coves and diving locations that dot the bay. La Paz fishing is second to none, and many fishing tournaments here are world famous, drawing tens of thousands of tourist every year.
La Paz weather is typically dry, warm and sunny, with an average annual temperature between 73 and 77 degrees. The summer months between July and September can be really hot, averaging 93 to 97 degrees, and it is during this time that water sports are the most popular. The area boasts 300 days of sunshine each year with the temperature seldom dropping below 59 degrees in the winter months.
La Paz real estate has so much to offer, from beach front bungalows to mid rise condo’s and tropical hideaways. La Paz Baja is the place to be if eco adventures and timeless beauty are what you are looking for. Contact a Baja Broker today and discover what awaits in la Paz.