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La Paz
Viva La Paz

      Location
      La Paz is located at 4,312 miles from
      Mexico City

      Air Transportation
      The following airlines serve La Paz:
      Aeromexico, Aerocalifornia, Alaska,
      and Aerolitoral.



         Climate
                 Season            Minimum (°C/ºF)    Maximum (ºC/°F)
                  Spring                12 / 5 4              29 / 8 4
                 Summer                 21 / 7 0             42 / 1 0 8
                  Fall                  17 / 6 3              37 / 9 9
                 Winter                 10 / 5 0              27 / 8 1


         Population
         La paz has 196,000 inhabitants

         Economic Activities
         The principal economic activities of La Paz are tourism, fishing
         and trade.



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Convention Venues
  Meeting Venue Capacity
   Name of the Hotel or        N° of Meeting Rooms             Total (sq. ft)
      Other Venue
     La Concha Hotel                     2                            3,283
      Los Arcos Hotel                    3                            3,638
         Maria Hotel                     2                            6,641
     Grand Plaza Hotel                   4                       12,486
  Araiza Inn Palmira Hotel               6                        9,568
       La Perla Hotel                    3                            1,938
                  Note: Only hotels with meet facilities are listed



Hotels
         La Paz has 29 tourism class hotels, of which 12 are
         rated four stars or higher.
          Category                  N° of Hotels                N° of Rooms
         5 Star                           3                            325
         4 Star                           6                            666
         Total                            9                            991




     La Paz has 1,496 tourism class rooms, of which 991
     are rated four stars or higher.




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Special Locations for Events
  • Teatro de la Ciudad
  • Teatro Juárez
  • Hotel Palmira Event Rooms
  • Hotel Grand Plaza Event Rooms
  • Hotel Marina Event Rooms
  • Hotel Perla Event Rooms
  • Antiguo Palacio Municipal
  • Hotel Fiesta Inn Event Rooms
  • Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur (Convention Center)



       Tourism


   Principal Tourist Attractions in the City

   •   Baja California Sur Museum of Anthropology and History
   •   Historical Library of the Californias
   •   Our Lady of La Paz Church
   •   Boardwalk
   •   La Reina Pier & the Boardwalk Kiosk
   •   State Cultural Center
   •   Justo Sierra Building (Sobarzo)
   •   La Paz Serpentarium
   •   Missions Museum
   •   California Aquarium

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Principal Tourist Attractions in the Surrounding Area
• Isla del Espíritu Santo (Island of the Holy Spirit)
• Balandra Beach
• La Paz Coastal Boardwalk
• El Triunfo (mining community located 45 minutes from Paz)
• Cactus Sanctuary (ecological park located 40 minutes to the
south of La Paz)
• Todos Santos (picturesque community known for its
museums and galleries)
• Los Barriles (community located 1 hour from La Paz, known
for its sport fishing).

 Important Contacts

 Government Offices and Visitor Support Services



                        La Paz Hotel and Tourism Association
                                     (612) 1256844 Y 1224624

    State Government Tourism Department / Tel. (612) 1240199

                        Municipal Tourism / Tel. (612) 1216870

                            La Paz Airport / Tel. (612) 1246336

                               Immigration / Tel. (612) 1253493




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