End your cold winter weather early with a trip down south to tour the city of La Paz Mexico. La Paz has a dry desert climate and you can enjoy lots of great outdoor activities in the winter. Some of the more popular winter activities include hiking, deep-sea fishing, whale watching, or swimming with whale sharks. In the summer you can lounge along the Sea of Cortez or enjoy some amazing diving areas along the coast. With its warm weather, La Paz has something for everyone all year round.
Where Is La Paz Mexico
If you have never been before you may be asking, where is La Paz Mexico? Located on a narrow peninsula, La Paz is the capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. With its warm climate and some of the highest standards of living and security in Mexico, La Paz is known as one of the more popular tourist destinations in Mexico.
La Paz Weather
In the coastal city of La Paz, the weather during the summer ranges from the high 80’s into the 100’s. You can expect occasional sporadic rain showers, fewer crowds of tourists and visitors during the summer months, and lower prices. During the winter months, La Paz weather is usually in the 70’s – 80’s temperature range. November to April is when the weather is the mildest and when tourism and prices are at their peak.
Things To Do In La Paz
With so many different things to do in La Paz, it can be hard to decide where to start. Listed below are just some of the more popular options for visitors looking to experience the city of La Paz Mexico. While most of these activities can be done at any time of the year, some things are better experienced when matching weather and activity type.
La Paz City Tour
Exploring the beautiful coastal city can easily be done with a La Paz City Tour. With bilingual staff, provided local transportation, and a map, your guided tour will offer glimpses into the lifestyles of the locals, the history of La Paz and the delicious foods found in this region. As you will be outdoors for this, it is best to plan for something like this during the cooler months around spring, winter or fall.
La Paz Scuba Diving
Whether you’re an experienced diver or new to the sport, there are scuba tours and certification classes for all levels, from novice to pro. For beginners, the Discover Scuba course is a great way to familiarize yourself with scuba. Nighttime diving, open water diving certification courses, as well as other advanced dive courses are always on offer. During the summer the waters are perfect for a big dose of La Paz scuba diving and snorkeling.
Swim with Whale Sharks
No feeling is as great as snorkeling alongside the amazing and majestic whale shark. The whale shark is the largest known living fish species and is a filter feeder, feeding mostly on plankton and is considered harmless to humans. With lengths of over 40 feet (12 meters) and weighing approximately 47,000 lb (21 tonnes), the experience is truly one of a kind. During the fall and winter months, you can enjoy slightly cooler waters and the incoming migration of whale sharks as well as numerous species of whale.
From summertime scuba dives to winter time swims with whale sharks La Paz’s warm weather makes it a perfect adventure destination all year round.