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Ensenada
In Ensenada, only 80 miles south of San Diego, travellers can get a taste of Mexican food, culture and nightlife. Californians flock to this beautiful sea port, one of the largest on the Baja peninsula, for rest, relaxation and excellent outdoor recreation activities. From surfing and sea kayaking to horseriding and mountain biking, even the most discerning sportsperson will be impressed. Ensenada's nightlife is also a big draw. Papas and Beer and Hussong's Cantina serve up an on-going party atmosphere and lots of tequila, while nearby vineyards offer wine-tasting in a more traditional and serene setting. Nature enthusiasts are thrilled by the sight of grey whales and the underwater cave that randomly squirts water... more In Ensenada, only 80 miles south of San Diego, travellers can get a taste of Mexican food, culture and nightlife. Californians flock to this beautiful sea port, one of the largest on the Baja peninsula, for rest, relaxation and excellent outdoor recreation activities. From surfing and sea kayaking to horseriding and mountain biking, even the most discerning sportsperson will be impressed. Ensenada's nightlife is also a big draw. Papas and Beer and Hussong's Cantina serve up an on-going party atmosphere and lots of tequila, while nearby vineyards offer wine-tasting in a more traditional and serene setting. Nature enthusiasts are thrilled by the sight of grey whales and the underwater cave that randomly squirts water at onlookers. Whatever your interests, enchanting Ensenada will not disappoint. less

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Desert Trails
Desert Trails
Owner description: We are a horseback riding stable located in Ensenada, Baja, California, Mexico. We maintain a small herd of well-trained, horses for trail rides, lessons, and more.We take great... more Owner description: We are a horseback riding stable located in Ensenada, Baja, California, Mexico. We maintain a small herd of well-trained, horses for trail rides, lessons, and more.We take great pride in our horses and what we do. All our horses are well fed, grained, wormed, feet trimmed, groomed, given fresh water. All our tack is also well maintained. Trail Rides - Horseback riding right in Ensenada! less
Attraction type: Equestrian Trails; Hiking Trails; Horseback Riding Tours
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La Bufadora
La Bufadora
Roughly translated as "the snorter," this underwater cave regularly sucks in sea water and spits it out the cave's top drenching visitors to the site.
Attraction type: Geologic Formations; Caverns & Caves
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First Street
First Street
This street is lined with shops selling curio, with many items costing under $5.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Museo de la vid y el vino
Museo de la vid y el vino
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Bahia de Los Angeles
Bahia de Los Angeles
This beautiful, island-studded bay is a prime spot for all kinds of aquatic activities, including windsurfing, kayaking and whale-watching.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Finca Altozano
Finca Altozano
Ranked #1 of 239 Restaurants in Ensenada
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Good for: Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
La Guerrerense
La Guerrerense
Ranked #2 of 239 Restaurants in Ensenada
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Cheap Eats
Dining options: Brunch, Takeout
Muelle3
Muelle3
Ranked #3 of 239 Restaurants in Ensenada
Cuisines: Seafood, Mexican
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Mariscos El Guero
Mariscos El Guero
Ranked #4 of 239 Restaurants in Ensenada
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Takeout
Malva Cocina de Baja California
Malva Cocina de Baja California
Ranked #5 of 239 Restaurants in Ensenada
Price:
Cuisines: Mexican, Pacific Rim
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Glamping Ruta de Arte y Vino
Glamping Ruta de Arte y Vino
USD 40
Hotel Casa del Sol
Hotel Casa del Sol
USD 53 - USD 65
Ranked #7 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada
Ensenada Backpacker
Ensenada Backpacker
USD 15

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Estero Beach Hotel & Resort
3.0 of 5
Estero Beach Hotel & Resort
USD 101 - USD 159
Ranked #2 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada
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Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol
3.0 of 5
Americas Best Value Inn - Posada El Rey Sol
USD 69 - USD 135
Ranked #3 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada
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Corona Hotel & Spa
3.0 of 5
Corona Hotel & Spa
USD 80 - USD 135
Ranked #4 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada
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