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Address: Bahia de Los Angeles, Ensenada Municipality 22890, Mexico
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This beautiful, island-studded bay is a prime spot for all kinds of aquatic...

This beautiful, island-studded bay is a prime spot for all kinds of aquatic activities, including windsurfing, kayaking and whale-watching.

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MUST-SEE - A BEAUTIFUL UNDISTURBED BAY AND ISLAND

Located on the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Bahia de los Angeles (Bay of Angeles) is at least a 10-hour drive (standard passenger vehicle) from the border crossing at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert D
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Lake Forest, California
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Lake Forest, California
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86 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, Bahia de los Angeles (Bay of Angeles) is at least a 10-hour drive (standard passenger vehicle) from the border crossing at Tijuana, or at least an 8-hour drive (4-wheel vehicle only) from the border crossing at Mexicali. The beauty of the natural and undisturbed bay with a huge island in the... More 

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Sonora, California
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

. . .If you want to swim & snorkel with WHALE SHARKS this is the place. . .Just do your research & make sure you are there when the whale sharks are there. . .Starting in August thru November generally speaking. . .

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Thank Adrien F
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great vacation destination. Affordable, good food and superrelaxing. Rent one of the rooms right in front of the bay for an awesome view when you wake up. Seeing and swimming with the whale sharks is one of the best things I've ever experienced. Make sure to go with a small group so you can share the cost of renting the... More 

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Thank Jay P
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Bahia de los Angeles is tough to get to, but that's what makes it so special. The town has less than 3,000 people and is right in front of the Gulf of California's Midriff Islands, a hotspot for biodiversity. The bay itself is beautiful and hosts whale sharks from mid-June onwards. The whale sharks feed very close to shore and... More 

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Santee, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Getting here is just part of the fun. Driving from either the Pacific side via El Rosario and Catavina on Mexico 1 until you pass Chapala and on to Mexico 12 and turn toward LA Bay. Or, you can drive South from Mexicali on Mexico 5 through San Felipe, past Gonzaga Bay on good roads. The highway is under construction... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

On the water in Bahia De Los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico. Cabins and motel rooms. Basic, cheap, great for casual vacations. The large covered porch is good for cooking and dining using your camp kitchen.

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

If you are looking for an authentic Baja experience make the short trek across the peninsula to Bahia de Los Angeles. This small town has a great vibe to it and some excellent whale watching. In town ask around for Pancho as he knows the whales in the area and where to find them. Lots of options for camping and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Scenic, welcoming, and a whole heck of a lot safer than the internet makes it out to be, Baja is all its cracked up to be. Peaceful oceans and bays with occasional sea turtles and whale sharks-- you might mistake it for a rockier desert version of the Caribbean at times. Bay of LA is no exception. This sleepy little... More 

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Baja California, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Sun, sand, intimate ocean, fishing, whales, whale sharks, hiking, spectacular vistas, remoteness and people who enjoy such. All these are there. Accommodations and restaurant fare are marginal. Not for everyone ... but if the above is your bag ... it is unique and special.

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2 Thank lpdh1937
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

You're here to experience the great outdoors. Try and ignore the not so hot lodging options in town. The beach is lovely, as is the hike to the lighthouse. Dig for some fresh clams, snorkel, or just lay in the sand.

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