Baby Beach in Paia offers a twofold service as the Best Localsí Beach. First, its natural lagoon provides a safe environment for the whole family, be it the little oneís first swimming lesson or just marveling at the wonders hidden in the tide pools. For the older kids, itís walking distance to Baldwin Beach and Paia Bay, which are great for swimming or bodyboarding. However, Baby Beachís true potential is revealed on windy days, where it acts as a natural exfoliation spa. Itís true, after being sandblasted by the beach on a windy day, your skin will be soft as a babyís! True origin of the nickname? You decide.