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Snorkeling With The Sea Lions

Want to give your kids the best vacation stories ever? Take them on an awe-inspiring adventure in the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez, swimming and snorkeling with sea lions. This outing is a memory maker and the perfect bonding experience for inter-generational family trips and large groups. Professional guides host the excursion to the barrier island of Espiritu Santa Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Bio Reserve and it's a highlight of a tour offered by the Costa Baja Resort and Spa. This all-inclusive resort is located just 10 minutes south of downtown La Paz, the capital of Mexico's Baja California.

More About Swimming and Snorkeling with Sea Lions

Guests will treasure an hour and 20-minute boat ride, revealing deep blue turquoise waters while their professional guide provides an educational discussion of what to expect upon arriving to Espiritu Santo, a UNESCO world heritage bio reserve. This barrier island is rich in both sea and plant life. Soft beaches, secluded bays, and pristine eco-systems dotted with blue-footed boobies, playful sea lions, jumping dolphin, sea turtles and, in season, grey whales will delight and inspire. Guests will cherish the one of a kind experience of swimming and snorkeling with sea lions. Hungry swimmers will savor a freshly prepared lunch on the beach of Ensenada Grande Island that is surrounded by commanding red rocks and towering cacti. After lunch, a professional guide will lead a discussion about interesting facts about the natural history of the area. This outing includes:

  • Round trip transportation to the barrier island of Espiritu Santa (Departure in the lobby at 8:00am and return to the resort at 4:00pm)
  • Visiting and swimming at the sea lion colony
  • Snorkeling Equipment (mask, fins and snorkel)
  • Beverages
  • Boat and captain

The resort also recommends guest pack a camera, sun block, sunglasses, a hat, jacket, and comfortable swimsuit.

About the Costa Baja Resort and Spa

This all-inclusive Costa Baja Resort and Spa is just 10 minutes south of downtown La Paz, the capital of Mexico's Baja California.  The resort, unmatched in the region, is set on the magnificent Sea of Cortez overlooking a 250-slip marina and a white sand beach.  It is nestled like a jewel within 550 acres of environmentally protected costal lands.  Just north of the hotel lies Isla Espiritu Santo, a designated UNESCO World Heritage bio reserve, and adjacent waters that offer the best sport fishing in Baja Sur. Costa Baja offers exclusive access and preferred rates at Mexico's only Gary Player-designed golf course; the tranquil Espiritu Spa featuring locally-inspired treatments and full spa services; three pools and multiple dining options.

Don't miss this opportunity for the ideal family vacation in a serene, tropical setting. Prices for families start out at $3,889 for a family of four, all inclusive of food and accommodations.  This includes all tax and resort fees.  Extra nights can also be added on.

This retreat is being offered by Retreats Unlimited. To make a reservation, review this itinerary or for additional information visit Retreats Unlimited or call (312) 961-3280. Join Retreats Unlimited on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for upcoming retreat announcements, promotions and discount offers.
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