The Best of Mulege BCS Mexico – Mulegé is a beautiful oasis town located along the tranquil shores of the Sea of Cortez. This small town enjoys a typical mild Baja climate that many travelers find to be exactly what they are seeking. Mulegé also has some incredible petroglyphs and cave paintings nearby, that can be explored by way of an easy half-day excursion. A guide is necessary and also required by law. This area is extremely popular with fishing, snorkeling and diving enthusiasts. Sea kayaking in the peaceful waters of Bahía Concepción, to the south, is another increasingly popular activity. Fishing boats, tackle, sea kayaks as well as diving and snorkeling equipment can all be rented in Mulegé and all kinds of tours can be arranged. Mulegé is one of the magic places to explore on any Baja vacation. It is a favorite of many frequent Baja travelers for good reason. If you want to get a glimpse of “The Real Baja”, make a point to stop in Mulegé and spend a little time. The town is known for its friendly locals and sincere hospitality.
Mulegé is the gateway to Bahía Concepción, a large bay within the Sea of Cortez. This area, without a doubt, is one of Baja’s most beautiful areas. Countless beautiful coves and inlets, most with exquisite white sandy beaches are seemingly around every corner. The 20 miles of highway that hug the coast below Mulegé give access to what are considered by many to be the nicest beaches in all of Baja. This special area of Baja offers endless swimming, snorkeling and camping opportunities along with virtually endless photo opportunities. To view the best beaches in Mulegé and the Sea of Cortez, click here, or visit us on Pinterest.
Mulege Weather – When to Visit
In Mulegé, the summers are long, hot, humid, and partly cloudy; the winters are comfortable and mostly clear; and it is dry year round. The hottest months will be from June thru September with average daily highs above 91°F. During the winter,from the end of November thru the beginning of March, the average daily high temperature is 757°F.
The best time to visit is from May to June, when the wintertime crowds have gone home and the summertime storms have yet to hit. October and November are also nice months for a vacation, but it could cost you a bit more. If you’re into whale watching, visit between mid-December and mid-April.
Best Mulege Area Beaches
Playa El Burro
Playa El Burro is popular with families because it has very calm waters. There are several amenities to include free parking, life guards and restrooms. You can also enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing and swimming at this beach. There are no food vendors, so take along snacks.
Playa Los Naranjos
Playa Los Naranjos is a Baja California gem. Amenities at this beach include boat ramps and free parking, and dogs are allowed at this beach. This beach has several activities to include camping, fishing, and hiking. There are no restaurants on the beach, so take along some snacks.
Playa Santispac is the perfect beach if you enjoy camping and a variety of water sports. Your dogs are welcome on this beach as well. Activities include camping, fishing, hiking, jet skiing, paddle boarding, sailing, snorkeling, swimming and water skiing. There are restrooms and showers available, as well as snacks, beach vendors and bars.
This is a nice beach in Mulege, and a favorite of locals and vacationers. There are boat ramps free parking, restrooms and showers. Dogs are allowed on this beach. Activities include swimming, camping, fishing hiking, paddle boarding, sailing and snorkeling. There are beach vendors on the beach for food.
Playa El Coyote
Playa El Coyote is another great beach in Mulege with free parking and restrooms. There are several activities to include camping, hiking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, surfing and swimming. Umbrella rental is also available on this beach. If you are feeling hungry, there are food vendors present as well.
Best Mulege Restaurants
Los Equipales $11 – 30
Just west of Zaragoza, this restaurant and bar has gargantuan meals and breezy balcony seating that’s perfect for an evening margarita with friends. Lobster salad, T-bone steak and pork ribs are a sampling of the surf turf fare. Telephone: 52 615 153 0330, or visit them on Facebook at Los Equipales.
Doney Mely’s Under $10
A colorfully decorated restaurant with a special weekend menu for two that includes a gut-busting choice of local favorites like chiles rellenos and enchiladas verdes. Breakfasts come plumply recommended as well. The food is delicious and affordable prices. Telephone: 52 615 153 0095 , or visit them on Facebook at Doney Mely’s.
Ana’s Under $10
In the mood for seafood? Then it is well worth the 10km drive southwest of town to this lovely beach side restaurant where you can dine on a succulent seafood platter comprising shrimp, clams and whatever has been caught that day. If you’re here earlier in the day, grab a fresh cinnamon bun. Popular with families at weekends.
Las Casitas Restaurant Under $10
This is a perfectly charming little spot to sit in the courtyard or inside and have lunch or just a drink and a snack. It is a genuine, warm, welcoming Mexican hotel/restaurant. The food is delicious. They serve a bowl of soup (whatever they’ve fixed that day) to begin the meal, and it is always delicious! Web: Las Casitas Restaurant.
Los Equipales Under $10
Just west of Zaragoza, this restaurant and bar has gargantuan meals and bright, enclosed balcony seating that’s perfect for an evening margarita with friends. Lobster salad, T-bone steak and fried chicken are a sampling of the surf and turf fare. Telephone: 52 615 153 0330
Best Mulege Bars & Nightlife
Estrella del Mar de Mulege’
Located in Coyote next to Bertha’s store. It is right on Hwy. 1 but you have to watch for it. Good Mexican food and drinks from an outstanding bartender. Movie night weekly. Also live entertainment upon occasion. Near the beach but no view. Attractive and pleasant atmosphere. Web: Estrella del Mar de Mulege’.
Enjoy good drinks and an amazing view of the Bahia Concepcion. Excellent food, people and service. Taco Tuesdays are well known and not to miss. Web: Playa Buenaventura.
Restaurant Bar Los Equipales
Excellent service by the staff and owner, Great food, and good reasonably priced drinks. Telephone: 52 615 153 0330 Web: Los Equipales.
Probably the friendliest and best bar in the region. Great food and an excellent variety of drinks. The owners are great and always ready to help. Telephone: 34 971 157 652 Web: Bar Delfin.
Cavernous restaurant and bar where you can play pool, darts, watch football or sit for a meal of burgers, pizza and Mexican staples. It’s popular with locals and expats and is a favorite drinking spot. Telephone: 52 615 153 0305