BAHÍA DE LOS ÁNGELES
Bahía de los Ángeles is a semicircular bay of about four kilometers (2.5 miles) diameter located at 28 ° 55‘ Latitude North and 113 ° 30’ W. Its northwestern side opens to the Sea of Cortés and Canal Ballenas, same that lies between the peninsula and Isla Ángel de la Guarda for about 12 miles, this island and the smaller Smith Island block the bay´s exterior view, and from the coast it appears to be completely closed and without an exit to the sea.
Several hundred yards from the coast, sandy beaches give way to plateau slopes and peeks that border the bay. A water stream enters the bay form the East.
Bahía de los Ángeles is located inside of the Marine Reserve of Bahía de los Ángeles, Canales de Ballenas y de Salsipuedes in area referred to as High Gulf of California, at Baja California´s Peninsula east coast.
This marine reserve is in one of the world´s highest primary productivity areas, the Sea of Cortés, is one of the world´s interior seas with high productivity, with waters that maintain large populations of fishes, marine turtles and at least 14 types of whales and dolphins, in addition to clams and crustaceans. Its flora and fauna are originally from the Central Tropics and South America, and from the tempered coast of California in the Tropical Indo-Oriental Pacific.
Bahía de los Ángeles was originally a settlement exclusively of fishermen, which has grown to host hotels, restaurants, recreational vehicle parks, markets, etc. and at least one tour operator who serves divers with boats, air fills, guides, spares and consumables.
Bahía de los Ángeles Tourist services suppliers have created and operate the web page which contains information regarding Weather, hotel Listings, etc.