La Paz, Baja California Sur
Welcome to La Paz, the capital of Baja California Sur, where cacti-dotted desert landscapes meet the crystal clear waters of the Sea of Cortez. La Paz is home to stunning beaches, the UNESCO-protected Isla Espiritu Santo, a charming waterfront promenade and some of the finest food in Mexico. In this rich and relatively undiscovered eco-tourism destination, visitors will have the opportunity to experience its sun-drenched and vibrant ecosystem filled with sea life, birds, desert flora and fauna. Our favourite activities include: kayaking Isla Espiritu Santo, snorkeling with the sea lions and whale sharks, stand-up paddle boarding in the tranquil bays and outdoor yoga and meditation by the sea. Please join Movement Travel on a wonderful wellness retreat to La Paz and leave feeling nourished, rested and rejuvenated.
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
Once referred to as “the world’s aquarium” by famous French explorer, Jacques Cousteau, the vibrant waters surrounding La Paz are home to an abundant array of sea life including; over 800 different species of tropical fish, dolphins, sea lions, whales and sea turtles. Ideal for water enthusiasts, La Paz is the perfect destination to spend your days swimming with whale sharks, snorkeling with sea lions or scuba diving.
There is no better way to experience the UNESCO-protected Isla Espiritu Santo than by kayak. Paddle into the intimate bays located along the jagged coastline and watch the rich marine life unfold before your eyes. You can also spend your day exploring the shallow waters, quiet coves and mangroves in Balandra Bay.
Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP)
Explore the Bay of La Paz or remote beaches by gliding over the tranquil, warm waters of the Sea of Cortez with your stand-up paddle board. SUP is an ideal way to combine a low impact workout with a tour of scenic sights difficult to reach by foot or by boat.
Yoga & Meditation
The warm Baja sun combined with stark desert landscapes, serene turquoise waters and fresh sea air, create a perfect setting for yoga and meditation. Our partner hotel has stunning yoga spaces making it a wonderful place to turn inwards, connect to your breath and restore.
There is no better way to restore your mind and body than through a massage at this world-class hotel spa. The special holistic Reiki-inspired treatments fuse aromatherapy, Mexican herbs and ancestral healing techniques to provide you with a wonderfully relaxing and restorative experience.
Private Massage and Sound Healing
A registered massage therapist and healer will use traditional massage techniques along with the healing benefits of sound and vibrations from crystal singing bowls to release blockages and increase energy flow within your body. The 1.5 hour treatment will be performed in the privacy of your hotel room.
Golf & Tennis
Set amongst the arid, desert hills of La Paz, is a stunning 18-hole Gary Player signature golf course that offers sweeping views of the Sea of Cortez. There are also tennis courts on site and pros available for lessons.