Baja California

The Magic North of the Penninsula

The Baja Gold Coast

Tijuana: The most visited border in the world

Cosmopolitan Tijuana is known as the most visited border in the world. In this famous city, fun mixes with its dynamism. One of its icons is Avenida Revolucion, visited by millions of tourists a year from all over the world. The proximity to San Diego, California, is a difficult to resist, as well as tours during the day from Southern California . There are interesting attractions in Tijuana. For Taurine aficionados there is Plaza Monumental on the shores of the Pacific Ocean with seasonal bullfighting, exciting greyhound racing, an excellent golf course, casinos and betting sports books.

For art lovers, Tijuana has a cultural and entertainment center of worldwide quality with OMNIMAX theatre, El Cubo, which houses temporary exhibits from the worlds best museums in the world and a modern theatre. The Palace of culture are local artists exhibitions and the Anguiano room.

The City's artistic and cultural currently focuses on the area of plastic arts, literature, cuisine with extraordinary blends restaurants of all kinds of specialties, own Baja Med cuisine and records as granted by Guinness to the preparation of the largest Caesar salad in the world; music, with new sounds ranging from modern Nortec to a Youth Symphony Orchestra and a festival and opera company.

Rosarito: World Lobster capitol

In Rosarito, water sports such as the surfing are a favorite practice in the extensive and sandy beaches located 25 minutes from the border. Golf can be played in a course by the edge of the sea. The third most important cycling race on the continent of North America is carried out in this region of Baja California. The cuisine of Rosarito relies mainly on sea food and shellfish, a sample of this is that. Between locals and visitors over a million lobsters are consumed annually. You can shop for Handmade furniture or items on the ceramic processing centre. Rosarito beach is the headquarters of the international movie studio where have filmed tape as Titanic and Pearl Harbor. In the same studio you will find Xploration, a theme park devoted to cinema, unique in the world. In Rosarito there are also options for the practice of ecotourism, horseback riding along the beach, spas, condominiums, timeshare and a fun nightlife.

Ensenada: Land of Wine

Ensenada is home to a great fishing, settled in a quiet and generous port. This beautiful place is also important destination for large cruise ships. Just minutes from the city, you can taste exquisite wines and learn the process details of production.

The delight of its Food is incomparable, from delicious fish tacos or extraordinary seafood cocktails in street carts, up to the most exquisite Frencha and fusion cuisine. Play golf in two beautiful courses, practice fishing and visit Bufadora where you can admire the spectacle that a sea geyser produces whose Jet reaches heights of 18 meters.

Visit the sea caves and gray whale sightings. What do you think of riding a Kayak in open sea? Visit the cultural and historic centre and Riviera Pacific , Laguna Hanson, camp in the mountains, experience with your family rock-climbing , Watch sea life in action in Bahia todos Santos, participate in sailboat races, walk through traditional first street, see the famous Hussongs cantina, practice cycling and enjoy off-road vehicles races, learn about the historical Russian community, these are just a few activities available in Ensenada.

Bahia de San Quintin: Farmland capital of Baja California

This small community is known as the capital of the clam and perfect place for bird watching. If you are looking to indulge with an exquisite meal, this is the perfect place, for shellfish are offered fresh and cooked in a very original way. Despite the fact that San Quintin is a small community it offers great activities for recreation, hunting, fishing, Sailboating, colonial missions, a historic site of English settlement dated to the 19th century,trails to observe the cave paintings and extinct, volcanoes among others.

Cataviña El desierto fertil de Baja California

It is very rare to find in a combination of flora and fauna in the desert, but in Baja California this and more is possible.

Observe the cactus cirio ("giant boojum" trees ). The cardon cactus, elephants trees, caverns with cave paintings, the prehistoric remains of rocks and extinct volcanoes, among many other many environments nature offers.

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