LA VENTANA / EL SARGENTO
La Ventana and El Sargento are two adjacent towns, located only 35 minutes south of the City of La Paz. This is a friendly community facing the Sea of Cortes and Cerralvo Island. This place was discovered 15 years ago mainly by kiteboarding and windsurfing aficionados. Ever since, this place is becoming one top destination for watersports and tranquil living.
The community of La Ventana / El Sargento is a fascinating destination for the adventurous traveler. You will be astonished by the beautiful scenery of El Sargento bay, Cerralvo Island and the surrounding environment comprising a variety of desert plants and the turquoise waters of the sea.
Travelers from the United States and Canada drive south through the Baja peninsula in their motor homes to stay through the winter in la Ventana / El Sargento. They come to practice windsurfing, kitesurfing and other sports.
There are plenty of activities you can do here. Some of the most important attractions you can find at La Ventana / El Sargento include:
– Kitesurfing and windsurfing
– Mountain Biking
– Scuba diving
– Paddle board
– Whale watching
– Sports fishing
At night you can join a fire pit on the beach and look at the stars or you can hang out at a local bar at Baja Joe’s, Playa Central, Tony’s or have your own full moon party at the hotsprings.
On tuesday’s you can buy and eat fresh organic products at the Farmer’s Market.
Every year, during the months of January through March, La Ventana / El Sargento offers International Competitions, and other events such as La Ventana Classic, La Ventana Windfest, The Kite Foil Gold Cup and the traditional Kite Expo.
La Ventana and its neighbor community of El Sargento, have numerous places for take off and launching your kite. Thanks to its L – shape bay this is a perfect place for kiteboarding. This the number one destination for kitesurfing according to an article by Discovery Channel.
You can also find some of Mexico’s best mountain bike routes according to the specialized web site Singletracks.com
Other prominent sports you can find here is scuba diving, kayaking, paddle board, sports fishing and hiking.