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La Palapa restaurant at Hotel Isabela, Magdalena Bay Whales

Family Run Hotel Isabela & Palapa Patio Restaurant

Experience a welcoming and friendly ambience at Hotel Isabela, the ideal bed & breakfast for your night's stay prior to embarking on your Gray Whale or Striped Marlin adventure.

Stay in our Comfortable, Clean & Spacious Accommodations

Located just a few minutes walking distance from the shore of Magdalena Bay, and a quick drive to any restaurant, taco stand or souvenir shop in our little village. Family operated, with only 10 rooms, our attentive team will make sure you have a pleasant, comfortable and relaxing stay. Combined with a warm and friendly atmosphere, it's the perfect Hotel Bed & Breakfast for your overnight stay before the start of your Magdalena Bay Adventure. We're reasonable priced, and located in a quiet, safe fishing neighborhood.

All Year Round

Palapa Patio

Dine with us at our Palapa Patio Restaurant

In a relaxed athmosphere, owner Isabel Chavarin welcomes you to stay and dine with us. Feast on our fresh catch of the day seafood, or our traditional, quality cuts of meat prepared in a firewood red adobe brick oven. We specialize in preparing the finest and freshest seafood, with featured lobster, shrimp, chocolata clams and bay scallops, and if you are in the mood for authentic Mexican food, it's what we also cook best. The menu is full of Baja's best seafood dishes, shrimp ceviche, fresh sea scallops, and the chocolata clams are traditional starters.

We’re with you every step of the way, let’s plan your adventure

100% Gray Whale Sighting Guaranteed

We guarantee 100% Gray Whale sighting from early Jan to late March. If your travel schedule allows and you are able to visit after late March, you will get to see lots of adult whales PLUS you will also have a huge chance of seeing baby gray whales. 


Ask us for our post season discount! If you are interested in seeing the migration of  humpback whales, we highly advise to visit between mid November to early January.

Room at Hotel Isabela, Magdalena Bay Whales

Hotel Isabela Room Rates & Directions

Room Rates

2 queen size beds (2 travelers) 70 USD

2 king size beds & 1 sofa bed (5 travelers) 140 USD

1 king size bed & 1 queen bed (3 Travelers) 100 USD

Patio Palapa Restaurant
  • A la Carta Menu | Catch of the day seafood | Authentic Mexican food and refreshments

  • On the spot homemade flour and corn tortillas, guacamole, choice of fresh salsas, and salads

  • Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meal options available upon request

  • Selection of  wine, margaritas and beer



  • Courtesy Breakfast

  • Patio Palapa Restaurant (additional cost)

  • Secure Parking Lot

  • Wifi, Hot Shower, Cable TV

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