Welcome to La Paz!
This capital city of the state of Baja California, Mexico boasts stunning desert landscapes, turquoise seas, and one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world.
It’s Mexico’s best-kept travel secret—a safe, laid-back spot where nature lovers, divers, surfers and artists feel right at home.
La Paz : La Paz means “Peace,” and lies in a sheltered bay off the Gulf of California, or the Sea of Cortez.
Safety: True to its name, La Paz is a place where you can feel “at peace.” It's really safe, friendly and welcoming. That’s why Baja Life B&B truly feels like a home away from home.
Weather: La Paz has a desert climate means that average daytime temperatures range from 70 to 82°F (24-28° C) rising to the high 90's (mid-30s) from July to September.
The region gets very little rain, mostly in August and September.
The rest of the year, it’s sunny and hot. At night it can get a little cooler, so pack a light jacket!
Transportation : You can take a bus, taxi, Uber or Didi - but most places are within cycling or walking distance.
Currency : You can purchase Mexican pesos before you arrive, or use your debit card at any automatic teller in La Paz to withdraw money (fees range from $3 to $4 per transaction). Most businesses accept credit cards, but it’s always a good idea to have some cash on hand.
$1 USD = approx. $20 MEX
$1 CAD = approx. $14.50 MEX.