THE LAND OF MEXICAN WINES
Ensenada has become a progressive sea port that has promoted its beauty and splendor through tourism, while not neglecting its cultural, industrial and commercial activities. This balance positions Ensenada as an excellent rest and relaxation destination. It has earned it to be the third largest city in Baja California and a key port in the Mexican Pacific seas. Ensenada offers a variety of sea activities such as surfing, diving, whale watching and sport fishing. Tourists quickly discover that the beautiful Todos Santos Bay is an undiscovered marine horizon.
TAKE A GLIMPSE OF THE CULTURAL SCENARIO AT EMBLEMATIC SITES
If you wish to get to know alternative places filled with art, music and local creations, you definitely need to visit Pasaje Rodríguez and Pasaje Gómez, venues that since their inauguration have turned heads towards the heart of the city. The Pasaje Rodríguez is an independent cultural project that gathers a diverse group of artists that seek to project and dignify themselves through art in all of its forms in a public-private space. Forgotten in the city’s historical center, it now has a new purpose and activities.
THE CAPITAL OF THE LOBSTER
If you want a destination to relax and have fun at the same time, you’re in the right place. Located off the Pacific Ocean in the state of Baja California. Rosarito Beach is world renowned for its world-famous dish “Puerto Nuevo style lobster” It features the best hotels and a variety of fun activities, delicious restaurants and nightclubs to the sea to living the best nightlife experience. Another highlight is the surfing activity, especially on the beaches of Punta Descanso going to Punta Mesquite, or if you like fishing or extreme sports like motorcycle riding, microlight flying or just a ride, you can enjoy them on these beaches. You’ll also find a series of events held throughout the year, from arts and culture, off-road racing, to concerts with renowned international artists. For that and more we invite you to discover Rosarito, an experience you will not regret!
THE GATEWAY TO THE SEA OF CORTÉS
The beaches of this natural area are amazing extensions with oscillations created by the tides. Recognized as the shrimp capital of Baja California, in this exceptional place you can visit the numerous caves with cave paintings and make eco-tours to the Valle de los Gigantes to see the cacti that measure more than 17 meters high. You can also find places to camp on the beach and be in contact with the sea breeze, gaze at the mountains of the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir which highest peak measures 3,070 meters tall. As well as sport fishing almost all year in its warm waters. At low tides, a unique experience is being able to walk meters and meters deep over sand that hours earlier was completely covered with ocean water.
TREASURE OF THE SEA
The San Quintín Bay stretches across the land forming a fertile agricultural valley that is devoted to cultivating vegetables and beans. By the side of the Pacific Ocean and in the vicinity of the Bahía Falsa (false bay) waters, seven extinct volcanoes peek from the sea and open widely to calm waters, ideal for kayaking or for a boat ride of the area. Towards the north, the excitement of the sea and the adventure continues in nearby Colonet, Camalú and San Ramón bays, offering excellent conditions for surfing and sport fishing. While to the south, Santa María Bay rests in the calm waves of the sea, giving rise to a pleasant retreat where large residential areas are currently being developed.
Bahía de los Ángeles
MARINE AND TERRESTRIAL OASIS
The natural beauty of this region stands out for its combination of desert and mountains blending into the warm sea. In addition to enjoying the experience of appreciating the diversity of marine life, it is surprising to admire the nine different species of whales: blue, gray, minkes, humpbacks, killer whales, Bryde’s, pilot and sperm whales and giant manta rays, sea lions, sea turtles and dolphins, among others. Some of the sporting activities you can enjoy are sport fishing, kayaking or visiting colonial missions and cave paintings. This is a unique postcard picture opportunity where beauty delights those who visit.
A HEALTY STAY
Crossed by the flowing Colorado River, the desert plains that surround this town are nourished by the moist river bed that also supports a strong agricultural industry specializing in the cultivation of cotton. With its unbeatable location where Baja California, California and Arizona converge, Los Algodones is a wonderful option for visitors fron the United States and Canada that seek quality healthcare. Highly trained medical personeel, first-class clinics and affourdable pharmaceuticals have made Los Algodones one of the most popular choices for healthcare tourism travelers in the region. By traveling just 10 minutes along the highway to Mexicali, you will come upon The Dunes. This engaging area invites you to walk its natural hills, clafted by the wind. You can also embark on a dune buggy or ATV tour.
THE CITY THAT CAPTURED THE SUN
Surrounded by fertile valleys that the Colorado River has preserved from the desert, the capital of Baja California flourishes as a young prominent city, which is credited in having “captured the sun” with her charm. Its original agricultural vocation has continued amongst the locals and is now combined with the current commercial, industrial sectors and services growth, which places it as a modern metropolis with levels of development above the national average. Mexicali was founded in 1903 by a group of Mexican, American, Chinese, Indian and Japanese immigrants who were devoted to the cotton crop. The name derives from the combination of Mexico and California. Bordering the United States of America, Mexicali shares many characteristics with its neighboring Californian city, Calexico.