Isla San Marcos
San Marcos is an island located in the northern portion of Baja California Sur, México. It faces the town of Santa Rosalía on the Sea of Cortés near Isla Tortuga.
The only town on the island is also named San Marcos. The island has a land area of 28.748 km² (11.100 sq mi), the 18th-largest island in Mexico. Its population as of the 2005 census was 425 inhabitants. It is part of the Mulegé Municipality.
A 1,125 metre long private-use dirt airstrip is located on the South coast of Isla San Marcos.
Being roughly in the middle of the Sea of Cortés, fishing is the main attraction of the island.
This is a year round Cruise destination blessed by balmy weather (mid 20s Celsius) most of the year. August and September are hotter, with temperatures in the 30s and coupled with humidity, it can make shore excursions a bit unpleasant.
Population: 425 (2005)
Language: Spanish, Mexican indigenous dialects
Currency: Mexican Peso