La Paz is unlike other Baja Sur beachfront resort towns. It feels very small-town and very authentic, and staying in this friendly place on the Sea of Cortez can be relaxing and rewarding (and less costly). Accommodations in La Paz vary widely, from true budget motels to luxury resorts and from downtown to beachfront locations.
A night in La Paz can be simple and comfortable, or a luxury beachfront experience. Many hotels and rentals are walking distance to beaches and the malecon. Those that are not, may be tucked away in quiet residential neighborhoods–an equally pleasant setting for many visitors.
Where you stay in La Paz depends on the reason for your visit. Are you passing through and replenishing supplies on a transpeninsular road trip, planning to study Spanish, looking for a relaxing beach vacation, or planning to snorkel/kayak/dive the islands just offshore? Fortunately, La Paz has plenty of options for every type of trip. Here are some factors to consider before you choose your lodging in La Paz: Several full-service resorts are clustered at the northern edge of the city at the start of the Pichiningue Peninsula. Business hotels at various price points are scattered throughout the city. La PazRead More
Here is a cross-section of standout hotels and vacation rentals in the La Paz area. It is by no means comprehensive, but rather a broad mix of some of our favorites. You can also search the La Paz hotel directory or vacation rentals directory for more options. Hotel Mediterrane : A charming Swiss-run B&B close to the malecon, with an on-site cafe that serves imported Italian espresso. El Angel Azul : Once a 19th-century courthouse, this unique B&B has nine colorful rooms with artwork by local artists on display. Palapas Ventana : Well-equipped casitas for rent on Bahia La Ventana, with a dive center, kite school, and restaurant on-site. Leo’s Baja Oasis : Discover your own mini-resort rightRead More