BAHIA DE LOS ANGELES
Abundant sightseeing area for wildlife, ideal environments for sport fishing (mackerel, dorado, corvina, among others) and excellent tourist facilities are all important reasons to come and leave dazzled by this appropriately named, Bahía de los Ángeles (Bay of the Angels). In the village boat rentals are available to cruise around the nearby islands. The town offers a wide variety of restaurants, hotels, RV campsites, shops and internet access.
Visit the Nature and Culture Museum (Mon-Sun 9: 00 to 12: 00 hrs. and 14: 00 to 16: 00 hrs.) which displays the paleontological remains found in the region. Bones from mammoths, dinosaurs and whales are a part of this interesting collection, as well as illustrations and everyday objects used by the Paipai natives and others from the 19th century’s mining activities in the area.facilities are all important reasons to come and leave dazzled by this appropriately named, Bahía de los Ángeles (Bay of the Angels). In the village boat rentals are available to cruise around the nearby islands. The town offers a wide variety of restaurants, hotels, RV campsites, shops and internet access.
The Regional Centre for Fisheries Research invites to you join the conservation effort of the sea turtle and opens its doors for you to learn and help protect the valuable life of these endangered reptiles.
Natural beauty is present everywhere. The past of Baja California awaits you with the boulder paintings of Montevideo, located 8 miles from Bahía de los Ángeles. The secondary road leads to the San Borja mission. Figurative, abstract type paintings are found within the caverns and are considered one of the most important discoveries of the peninsula. Continuing along the same road, 12 miles further, you´ll arrive at the San Francisco of Borja de Adac Mission, built by the Jesuit. To this date, it still reveals the church, the mission bathrooms and kitchen.
The lagoons Manuela, Ojo Liebre and Guerrero Negro, located in the Pacific Ocean, 124 miles from Bahía de los Aángeles on the Federal No. 1 Highway, are the sanctuaries for gray whales. These mammals migrate from Alaska to Baja California to mate and to give birth. The sighting season is from December to April.
A nationally protected area since 1978, the coastal archipelago of Bahía de Los Ángeles is home to various species of seabirds and sea lions. This landscape of volcanic origin breeds shrubs, bushes, and sahuaros, each unique in its geological composition and ecosystem, shaping the region with a higher level of endemic plants not found elsewhere in the country.
Sail the crystal clear waters and encounter the leaps of intrepid dolphins over the waves. Its seabed is an excellent place for diving and observing fish such as the shark whale (from May to November).