The Baja California Sur State is roughly between the 22º 00′ and 22º 30′ north latitude located. The Baja Peninsula is on one of the longest in the world. It’s only connection by land to the rest of Mexico is the transpeninsular highway to the State of Baja California Norte. On the westside of the baja california is the Pacific Ocean, to the east the Sea of Cortez, also Gulf of California called. The Baja California Sur covers an area of 73,475 sq. km (27,978 sq. mi.) which includes the islands of del Carmen, San Jose, Ballena and Cerralvo in the Mar de Cortez (Gulf of California) and the islands Asuncion, Margarita and Creciente in the Pacific Ocean. Baja California Sur has a population of 512,170 according to the 2005 census. The peninsula was first called California about 1538, when Hernan Cortes returned from a explorational journey to the Baja.
Baja California Sur is known the world-over for its numerous tourist spots, breath-taking in their beauty and teeming with widespread life. The state is a unique combination of varied topography ranging from mountainous land, desert lands, oasis, narrow canyons, islands and stretching coastlines being bordered by the different water bodies. Baja California Sur activities offer the best of the challenge sports like mountain biking, hiking and kayaking.
To surfers is the area near Todos Santos / Pescadero know for it’s great Pacific waves. The surf season is from July to October. East Cape and Scorpion Bay are well know names for surf insiders.
Another famous landmark that calls Baja Sur it’s home is the “Hotel Cailfornia” in Todos Santos. With the same named legendary title by “The Eagles” Baja became worldwide a little more known – singing about a mexican hotel at the Baja California Sur. We at Baja Outdoor Adventures discovered this unique area several years ago. We strive to provide you excellent mexican outdoor adventures and recreate moments of the atmosphere the Eagles were recalling…..