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Blue flag beaches for Cabo and La Paz

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Balandra Beach

Baja’s beaches are famous the world over.

 

And if Baja’s tourism minister Genaro Hernandez Ruiz - has anything to do with it, they are about to become a whole lot more famous.  He stated yesterday that he intended make Baja Californria Sur the state with the most blue flag beaches in Mexico.

 

Quintano Roo currently occupies first place with 8. But Baja is not far behind with 4. And Ruiz believes it is definitely possible to aim for the top slot.

 

Baja’s blue flag status was already boosted earlier this year as Corumel beach in La Paz was added to the collection, bringing the total to 4. Palmilla, El Chileno and Santa Maria in Cabo have repeatedly been re-awarded blue flags in recent years.


A huge pull for the tourist industry, blue flags indicate high water quality combined with good infrastructure, safety, and environmental management. The flags are awarded seasonally and removed if beaches fail to meet standards.

 

And Ruiz has set his sights on Balandra beach as the next for blue flag status. This makes perfect sense as Balanadra was recently voted top in USA Today 10 best beaches in Mexico.


COEPRIS (the State Commission for Protection against Health Risks) say that in terms of water quality, Balandra beach is already viable. However, facilities and infrastructure will need to be better developed.  So municipal authorities and tourist providers are working together to achieve this.


Encouraging words only a week after a hurricane swept through BCS.

 

And if you haven’t yet experienced the beauty of Baja’s beaches – get down here fast. No less than 6 local beaches, between La Paz and Cabo, were listed in this year’s  “USA Today 10 Best Mexican Beaches”.


Check out some pics right here.



  • Balandra beach

  • Cabo Pulmo beach

  • Lovers beach

  • Quimixto beach

  • Medano beach

  • Tecolote beach

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