La Paz travel guide

La Paz Tourism | La Paz Guide

You're Going to Love La Paz

With a population of 171,485, La Paz is the largest city in Baja California Sur, Mexico by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything La Paz has to offer.

Where to Eat in La Paz

If you’re looking for affordable options, NEMI (Calle Francisco I. Madero 565) and Quemadero (Paseo Álvaro Obregón) are great picks.

When to visit La Paz

La Paz in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 89
1 night at 3-star hotel
La Paz in July
Estimated hotel price
C$ 89
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to La Paz in July, when the average temperature is 30 °C, and the highest can go up to 37 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 11 °C, with an average temperature of 17 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in September, when precipitation is around 59 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in La Paz, with an average rainfall of 1 mm.

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How to Get to La Paz


When flying to La Paz, you’ll arrive at La Paz Leon (LAP), which is located 10 km from the city centre The shortest flight to La Paz from Canada departs from Edmonton and takes around 18h 25m.


Another option to get to La Paz is to pick up a car rental from San José del Cabo, which is about 135 km from La Paz. You’ll find branches of America Car Rental and MEXRENTACAR , among others, in San José del Cabo.


La Paz’s bus station is located 2.7 km from the downtown.

Airports near La Paz

Airlines serving La Paz

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British Airways
Good (1,779 reviews)
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Air France
Good (509 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,256 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,468 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,097 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (486 reviews)
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Alaska Airlines
Good (3,114 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (2,897 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (182 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (366 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (585 reviews)
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LATAM Airlines
Good (882 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (239 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,775 reviews)
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Where to stay in La Paz

Average rates range from around C$ 266 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 436 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of La Paz

Most booked hotels in La Paz

Costa Baja Resort & Spa
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 287+
Hyatt Place La Paz
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 163+
The Marine Waterfront Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 158+
Araiza Palmira Hotel
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 134+
Hotel La Concha Beach Resort
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 132+
La Posada Hotel & Beach Club
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 234+
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Renting a car in La Paz

Renting a car in La Paz costs C$ 37 per day, on average, or C$ 112 if you want to rent it for 3 days. Alamo, MEXRENTACAR and Payless are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in La Paz is the MEXRENTACAR branch at Camino al Aeropuerto Km 1.5, which is 9 km from the downtown.

Expect to pay C$ 1.76 per litre in La Paz (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 21.03 and C$ 28.04. The most frequently booked car type in La Paz is Mini (Toyota Sienna or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Nissan March or similar) are, on average, 56% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.