About La Paz

La Paz is a modern Mexican city with a history that dates back hundreds of years. Located on a large bay on the Sea of Cortez, La Paz features a wide beach-front walkway called the Malecón that offers a variety of daytime activities and stunning evening sunsets.
La Paz (meaning “peace” in Spanish) is the state capital of Baja California Sur and has a metropolitan population of nearly 300,000 people who enjoy one of the highest standards of living in all of Mexico.

Use the links below to learn more about La Paz and the surrounding area:

A Brief History | Local Government | Climate | Day Trips | Colonias