I came to El Sargento for the first time in 2002. I came for a week to visit a friend. I didn't really want to come. But by the end of that first week I had bought a home on the beach here! I had never done anything like that before in my life. But the beauty of this place overwhelmed me!! And I have never regretted anything about my purchase, and wish I could live here all winter. But I can't, so that's where you can win out.
When you look out at the Sea of Cortez, you see dark and light and crystal clear blue waters...you see the pinks and purples and blues of Ceralvo, a beautiful island not far away...you see a curving coast with beautiful white sand beaches and the lighthouse at the end. It's truly spectacular!! I've been coming here for 9 years, and still can't stop constantly saying how beautiful it is.
There are all kinds of water sports, for windy times, for calm times, for winter, for summer. There are terrific restaurants, and I can fill you in on my favorites. It's a great place to kick back and relax too. You can sit on one of the 2 patios and watch the kiters fly by, jumping in the air and back down again. The kites look like birds. The beaches are gorgeous and there are usually almost NO people on them. I just sit there and can't believe this place! Rent kayaks, or stand up paddle boards, or bikes, or take kiting or windsurfing lessons. Just come and have a great vacation!!!
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Keywords: Windsurf, Dive, Swim, Sup, Paddle Board, Relax, Views, Kayak, Bike, Hike, Sail
I'm from Colorado, but love the water and love Mexico. I've been coming to Mexico since I was a kid. I have finally gotten my own place on the water. Yes! I personally don't know how to kite or windsurf, but love the scuba diving, snorkeling, SUP'ing, biking, hiking and kayaking I can do here.
I bought a vacation home in El Sargento because I fell in love with it. It's a small fishing village, more remote than not, it has a gringo presence, but not too much of one (people actually speak Spanish here), they've got the best chili rellenos around and the water is GORGEOUS!!!
One of the things I like best about my home here is that it's right on the water and right next to an arroyo. That way I can just hop on down to the beach whenever I want. Also good access for putting in your kite, SUP, kayak or whatever your sport of choice is. I'm in town, if there is any such thing as town, and can walk to any of the restaurants or small stores. Also, being in town, I have gringo and Mexican neighbors, which I love. It's like really being in Mexico, more than going to an all inclusive somewhere and not even knowing you've been in another country.
If you want a change, you can go into the 'big city', La Paz, for theatre, museums and the like
The fishermen come in in the afternoons right by the house w/ fresh fish. You can buy them cleaned and everything right out of the water.
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