Espiritu Santo island is the closer and most beautiful island at Mar de Cortes, where the contrast of the red limestone, the blue ocean and its beautiful sunsets make an admirable scenary.
La Paz, México
Departures from: La Paz
Days of departure:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday , Friday , Saturday, Sunday,
Starting time 10:00
Ending time 16:00
Duration 6 hours
Includes: Boat ride at Espiritu Santo island, lifesaving equipment, snorkel equipment, Lunch, water and soft driks.
Access to the protected natural area.
Open all year.
Departure: 10:30 am
Duration: 6 hrs
Activities: Boat ride, snorkeling, natural species watching, beach activities
Espiritu Santo Island
Espiritu Santo Island is the closest to the Bay of La Paz just 33 Km away, the Islands knows the game, El Gallo , La Gallina , the islets , which cover an area of 100 km2 , and are the most beautiful sea of Cortez , where his great contrasts the reddish color of its limestone , the turquoise sea and its beautiful sunsets, do an admirable stage.
Protected Natural Area
biodiversity of this island resort is impressive ; will have recorded 32 species of reptiles, 98 species of birds, 16 endemic species , plus a colony of about 350 sea lions that can be observed around its shores. Declared a Natural Protected Area in 1978 and Biosphere Reserve in 1995 , the region has more than a thousand plant and animal species ; 64 of which are officially protected