32 Awesome Things to do in La Paz, Mexico

The best things to do in La Paz Mexico revolve around the ocean. This is a great place for scuba diving, with a biodiverse ecosystem that can’t be matched elsewhere in Mexico.

The city itself has a charming old town, wonderful museums and all along the coast, there are great beaches, and inland, towering mountains.


Explore the cobbled streets, take in the cathedrals, churches, and grand colonial-style houses, and enjoy the daily bustle of the market and the main plaza.

Wander the Old Town

Visit the Cathedral Nuestra Señora de la Paz 

This grand cathedral is the center of Catholic worship in the city and the historic church dates back to the mid 19th century.

Eat Seafood at Marina Cortez

As well as admiring the grand yachts and boats sheltered here, you can enjoy fine dining and excellent seafood too.

Stroll the Malecon 

There are small beaches and piers to enjoy too, or you can stop off at the restaurants and bars that line the length of the Malecon for some local flavors and dishes.

Take a Photo With the La Paz Sign

La Paz is a magical seaside town hidden in majestic surroundings so why not capture a memorial moment by snapping a photo next to the La Paz sign along the Malecon.

Relax on Balandra Beach 

You’ll be in stunning surroundings, enjoying white sand and Azul waters. You can set up for the day with deck chairs, lay back in the sand, and do nothing at all.

Swim with Whale Sharks 

Head out on the Sea of Cortez aboard a catamaran to swim near the natural habitat of whale sharks on this excursion from La Paz.

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