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Mexico: Baja California

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Baja is that knobbly finger of desert stretching 1,300km south from California, separated from the Mexican mainland by the Sea of Cortés. Arid, sun-scorched and cut through by canyons, it is sparsely populated: the interior is peppered with colonial Jesuit missions and cave paintings, but it’s the southern coast, with its chalk-white sand beaches and translucent aquamarine seas, which attracts most of the visitors. The attractive Gulf coast colonial town of Loreto is unspoilt and a great holiday base, as is La Paz.

With between 300-360 days of sunshine per year it’s a magnet for winter holidays. It’s during this season too that grey and humpback whales congregate to breed in the lagoons here.
 

Our holidays to Baja California

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road in baja

Self-drive Mexico: Discover Baja California and the Sea of Cortez

Private journey

12 days from £1,605pp

safari endeavour

Mexico Expedition Cruise: Baja California and the Sea of Cortez

Private journey

12 days from £5,761pp

Kayaking in Baja Mexico

Active Mexico: Camping and kayaking in Baja California

Private journey

11 days from £1,996pp

Ride the Copper Canyon

Mexico's Copper Canyon Railway and Baja Coast

Private journey

11 days from £2,530pp

Things to do in Baja California

San Ignacio and the Viscaino Desert Reserve

Discover Todos Santos


Whale watchers

Whale watching in Mexico

Kayaks

Multi-day Mexican kayaking adventure

Our insider tips for Baja California

Alex Walker

Alexandra Walker

The jade waters around protected Espíritu Santo Island, and a night sky of a zillion stars. 

Sophie Barber

Sophie Barber

Inquisitive grey whale and her baby spyhopping beside the tiny boats. 

Ben Line

Ben Line

Becoming part of the underwater community by swimming with frolicking sea-lions, whale sharks, rays and pelicans.

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