You can rent a boat and a El Capitan from any hotel. Our cost was $120.00 US, and we were out for about 6 hours. The Captain (Benjamin) was an experienced fisherman who has lived in Bahia his entire life. I recommend asking for him. It was too cold outside for yellowtail, but we caught several dozen Bay Bass, squid, codd, and we even picked up a...more
This has to be one of the top places in North America for Kayaking. There is so much to see. There are an abundance of whales, dolphins, birds, and all kinds of fish. The views of the surrounding desert are spectacular. You can either bring your own Kayak, which I recommend, or easily rent one from any hotel and most camp sites. If you rent ensure...more
Las Hamacas is located on the right as you first enter town. With a patio in front, it offers a view overlooking "Isla Cabeza de Caballo" (Horsehead Island). Las Hamacas was one of the busiest restaurants in town. I'm not sure why, the food portions are very small, the price too high.
Favorite Dish: The enchiladas for breakfast are still in my mind....sooooo gooood.
If you want nightlife, don't drive south of Ensenada or San Felipe. Bahia is a quiet fishing village. You can purchase you beer at any of the local stores, they are very well stocked. Make sure to save your bottles, you receive a sizable discount bringing in your empties.
Dress Code: Board shorts, flip flops
The road is OK, some of them have a lot of ruts, the principal road that goes from North to South is quiet good. Gasoline is only found at the cities for a good price, otherwise there are some people selling gas everywhere on the side of the road, more expensive...of course.more
Enroute to Bahia you must stop and see the cave painting in Catavina. There is a new museum and tourist center about 500m west of the actual cave painting site. All of the information guides to baja will advise you to look for a palapa. Nearly directly infront if the Cave there are the remains of what may have been a Palapa. In the remains there is...more
As you Kayak south you will find many hidden coves with an amazing amount of wildlife. You can go days without seeing a soul...its great! Bring water!