Isla Pitahaya, Baja California Sur

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Isla Pitahaya
Isla Pitahaya - Playa Santispac - Bahia Conception Island 360 pano.jpg
View from atop the lighthouse of Isla Pitahaya in Bahía Concepción, Baja California Sur.
Isla Pitahaya is located in Mexico
Isla Pitahaya
Isla Pitahaya
Location Gulf of California
Coordinates 26°45′06″N 111°52′20″W / 26.75161°N 111.872284°W / 26.75161; -111.872284

Isla Pitahaya is an island in Bahía Concepción near Playa Santispac, in Baja California Sur. The island's name is derived from the fact that the island has many tall Pitahaya Cacti that are clearly observable from afar. Isla Pitahaya also has a lighthouse.[1] The southwest shore has a small white, sandy beach while the rest of the island is rocky. The island is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Playa Santispac and 0.5 miles (0.80 km) from the nearest mainland shore.


  1. ^ "Bahia Concepcion". Retrieved 2009-12-25.