Category Archives: Baja California

Baja California, south of San Diego is a magical place within Mexico.  The Mexican culture is inviting and warm, the food is amazing.  The terrain is open to so many different activities.

In Baja, activities include boating, fishing, surfing, snorkeling, camping, eating, and for most gringo …the most important BOOZING IT UP.

Rosarito’s Baja Beach Fest

Rosarito Beach Hotel Entrance
Rosarito Beach Hotel

The Baja Peninsula‘s summer season is the ideal getaway for beach lovers. While it’s always a good idea to head south of the border to enjoy the peninsula’s glorious beaches and seemingly endless sunshine, summer promises a wealth of festivals and beachside events like Baja Beach Fest. Located on the beaches of Rosarito, the fest will feature upwards of 15-plus music performers and will be headlined this year by Cardi B. Reserve your tickets to the fest and make plans to be in Rosarito from August 16-18 so you can enjoy this celebrated music festival on the beach.

About the Rosarito Baja Beach Fest

The Baja Beach Fest is a lively music festival that is especially known for its Latin and Reggae performances. The fest attracts throngs of music lovers to the shores of the Pacific. There are loads of vendors at the fest that sell a wide array of food and drink. To get in, you’ll need a ticket and will have to present your ID or passport. Tickets and VIP tickets sell out quickly so be sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible.

Music on the Beach

Cardi B is the headliner for the 2019 Baja Beach Fest, but there are many other performers scheduled to appear including: Bad Bunny, Ozuna, J Balvin, Cazzu, DJ Africa, Alex Rose, Brytiago, De L Ghetto, Jowell y Randy, DJ Luian, DJ C, DJ Susie, Natalia & Esther, DJ Lano, Sergio Elias, Lyanno, and Sergio Elias. This year’s event is set to be larger than last year’s fest. There’ll be plenty of singing and dancing to enjoy.

Tourist-Friendly Rosarito

The Baja Beach Fest isn’t the only draw for Rosarito. If you can stay in town longer, you’ll have plenty to enjoy. Rosarito Beach is famous for its beauty. Spend your days swimming, beach combing, or relaxing in the sand. At night, the town’s nightclubs and bars beckon. There are both upscale and cost-effective eateries to check out. If you’re looking for a special place to hang your hat, consider a room at the famous Rosarito Beach Hotel.

Before heading across the border, remember to procure your Mexico driving insurance if you’re planning to drive your vehicle into Mexico. You’ll also need to have a Mexico tourist card if you’re planning to stay
more than a few hours in Mexico. Remember, Baja Beach Fest tickets are popular, so be sure to procure yours right away so you don’t miss out on the beachside fun this August.

Sportfishing in Baja

Sportfishing in Baja

  Sport fishing activities in Baja are always welcome, but required documents and permits by the Mexican Government are a must. Avoid inconveniences and sanctions. The Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego reminds that in order to facilitate the procedures to obtain the different permits related to these activities, on May 2015, the Mexican… Continue Reading

7 Hot Spring Break Locations in the Baja Peninsula

7 Hot Spring Break Locations in the Baja Peninsula

If you are hunting for a spring break getaway in region with postcard-worthy settings and a plethora of fun things to do, the Baja Peninsula is an extraordinary vacation destination that’s loaded with affordable accommodations as well as scenic and cultural attractions. If you want to enjoy spring break Baja style, consider these world-class destinations.… Continue Reading

Whale Watching in Baja

Whale Watching in Baja

Whale Watching in Baja There are so many fun activities to do in Baja Mexico that many tourists overlook whale watching. These people are missing out! Whale watching is one of Baja’s absolute best attractions and the expertise of several of the tour groups practically guarantees that you will see whales during winter excursions. Whale… Continue Reading

Plants and Animals in Baja

Plants and Animals in Baja

Plants and Animals in Baja Mexico’s Baja Peninsula is absolutely chock-full of amazing plant and animal life. In fact, it is one of the most biologically diverse regions on the entire planet. Though most people visit Mexico to indulge in the sandy beaches, extremely surfable waves, excellent restaurants, or world-class fishing, there are plenty of wildlife… Continue Reading

Kayaking Baja

Kayaking Baja

Kayaking Baja When you imagine a trip to Baja Mexico, kayaking is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Though it is not nearly as popular of a vacation activity as soaking up the sun on the beach, fishing, or surfing, sea kayaking is becoming increasingly popular among tourists in the Baja area.… Continue Reading

Family Resorts Los Cabos

Family Resorts Los Cabos

If you’re heading to Cabo San Lucas, consider a stay at the Royal Solaris which is renowned for its water park. Kids will enjoy the park as well as the family pool. The resort boasts a special kids club that provides loads of activities. Mom and Dad can relax by the swim-up bar while the kids splash in the park or enjoy cultural activities with qualified instructors. Continue Reading

Rosarito International Mariachi & Folklórico Festival

Rosarito International Mariachi & Folklórico Festival

Rosarito Beach’s 5th Annual International Mariachi & Folklórico Festival The International Mariachi & Folklorico Festival is at the legendary Rosarito Beach Hotel.  The festival showcases what’s best in mariachi and folklore today.  People travel to the Baja Peninsula from all over the world to enjoy this memorable event. Stellar Performances This year’s festival is a… Continue Reading

Top 20 Things to See and Do in Rosarito

Top 20 Things to See and Do in Rosarito

Rosarito Beach is known for its outstanding attractions and breathtaking Pacific scenery.  Its proximity to the U.S. border makes it a popular Mexican getaway destination yet it has plenty of exciting things to see and do that also make it the perfect place to enjoy a full-blown vacation!  The next time you plan to visit… Continue Reading

The Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Ride 2013

The Rosarito-Ensenada Bike Ride 2013

This eighty-mile bicycling event is an extraordinary showcase of the beautiful scenery between these two famous Baja California coastal cities.  Not only will riders veer alongside the breathtaking Pacific Ocean, but they will also cruise through charming seaside towns and the countryside near the peninsula’s coast.  The ride, scheduled for September 28, 2013, is regarded… Continue Reading

Surfing in Ensenada

In fact, surfing in Ensenada is one of the many reasons vacationers flock to the Baja Peninsula and Pacific coast cities like Ensenada.  Novices to world-class surfers love the wave action off the coast of Baja California and Baja California Sur.  The upcoming Surf Week Celebration in Ensenada is held from June 18-21, 2013 and… Continue Reading

Rosarito Beach: Father’s Day

Rosarito Beach: Father’s Day

June 16, 2013 Spend Father’s Day with Rosarito in the gorgeous Mexican state of Baja California, it’s time!  The 2013 festivities in Rosarito surrounding Father’s Day are ideal for weekend getaways and sun-filled holidays!  Baja California and the attractions of Rosarito are ideal for dads who love Mexico travel.  From sport fishing to the festivities… Continue Reading

Estero Beach Volleyball

Estero Beach Volleyball

June 22-23, 2013 Renowned as the biggest summer volleyball event in all of Mexico, the Mexico International Volleyball Tournament (formerly known as the Estero Beach Volleyball Tournament) will be held June 22-23, 2013 in Rosarito Beach. Rosarito’s summer tournament attracts some of the best beach volleyball players in the world. In fact, it’s been called… Continue Reading

Rosarito Beach Hotel

Rosarito Beach Hotel

One of the most revered and well-known hotels on the Baja Peninsula, the Rosarito Beach Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy spring break or reside for vacations in the beautiful coastal city of Rosarito Beach.  Located in the Mexican state of Baja California, Rosarito Beach boasts many world-class accommodations, but the Rosarito Beach Hotel… Continue Reading

Girls Guide to Spring Break Rosarito

If you and the girls are looking for destination Spring Break – Rosarito might be what you’re looking for. The Baja Peninsula boasts many scenic and splendid coastal cities, but Rosarito Beach remains near and dear to vacationers who want to experience majestic ocean scenery in a town that knows how to entertain them.  Situated… Continue Reading

Spring Break: Rosarito Beach

Spring Break: Rosarito Beach

With its fine weather, Pacific beaches, and welcoming atmosphere, Rosarito Beach in the Mexican state of Baja California is a coastal town that knows how to create a captivating spring break.  Travelers from all over the world have discovered all the activities and venues that the Baja Peninsula has to offer.  Rosarito Beach with its… Continue Reading

The Beauty of Ensenada’s Estero Beach

Playa Estero, known to many simply as Estero Beach, is a tranquil stretch of coast in Ensenada. While all of this Baja California city’s beaches are regarded as beautiful, Estero Beach is particularly revered for its more tranquil atmosphere. Associated with the renowned resort of the same name located there, the beach is celebrated for… Continue Reading

Exploring Tecate

Located in the northwest corner of the Mexican state of Baja California, the city of Tecate is home to a population of 64,764 people.  It is best known for its brewery that produces the famed Tecate Beer.  Situated in the San Diego-Tijuana metropolitan area, sits on the U.S. border..  Due to its close proximity to… Continue Reading

Baja Fishing Catch

Baja Fishing Catch

Baja Mexico is one of the most exciting places in the world to fish on the open ocean. Conditions are great all year round, the scenery is beautiful, and there is a surprising variety of fish species that are regularly biting – some of them are pretty dang big too! The eight most popular sport… Continue Reading