Photo Alfredo Martínez
Isla Espíritu Santo
Named for the island Espíritu Santo, this archipelago off the coast of La Paz is a protected UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. While the islands are uninhabited by humans save for a small fishing camp made of temporary structures, they’re home to a great variety of flora and fauna. In addition to dolphins, frigate birds, and ring-tailed cats, here you’ll find the only known black jackrabbit population in the world. Celebrated eco-friendly activities company Cabo Expeditions leads daylong archipelago tours that include exploring the mesmerizing volcanic landscape, a ceviche lunch and an opportunity to swim on Ensenada Grande Beach (often cited as one of the world’s most beautiful), plus guided snorkeling with the incredibly playful pups at the Los Islotes sea lion colony.
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