When To Go
Baja is a very attractive winter sun destination, with temperatures in the 20s: comfortable on the beach and for energetic pursuits such horse riding, hiking, golf and kayaking.
For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.
Getting Local Currency
Mexican pesos. Notes can be withdrawn from the ATMs in La Paz and Loreto using a UK credit or debit card (limit about £100 per day. Tell your bank in advance you are going to Mexico).
GMT -7 hours.
A visit to Mexico City (2.5hrs by air), Mexico’s colonial cities (Guadalajara 1hr 45 mins by air) and the Copper Canyon (flight or ferry to Los Mochis across the gulf).
The flight time from Mexico City is 2.5 hrs. You can also fly to Baja (La Paz, Loreto or Los Cabos) via the USA: Los Angeles, San Francisco and Houston.
Whale-watching season Jan-Mar.
If you still have questions, please contact us and one of our Travel Experts will be happy to help.
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