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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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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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Cultural Center of Ensenada
Cultural Center of Ensenada
Housed in an old casino, this center contains space to be rented out for public events, but also has a natural history museum that can be seen for US$1.
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Plaza Civica
Plaza Civica
Ensenada's city center containing the busts of three historical figures: Benito Juarez, Miguel Hidalgo and Venustiano Carranza.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Rivera del Pacifico
Rivera del Pacifico
Once a casino, this graceful white building is now an architectural monument and features tours of its voluptuous interiors.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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All places to eat » Places to eat

La Guerrerense
La Guerrerense
Ranked #1 of 310 Restaurants in Ensenada
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Fast food
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Finca Altozano
Finca Altozano
Ranked #2 of 310 Restaurants in Ensenada
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Punta Morro
Punta Morro
Ranked #3 of 310 Restaurants in Ensenada
Price: USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Deckman"s en el Mogor
Deckman"s en el Mogor
Ranked #4 of 310 Restaurants in Ensenada
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
El Rey Sol Restaurant
El Rey Sol Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 310 Restaurants in Ensenada
Price: USD 10 - USD 30
Cuisines: Mexican, French, International
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Ensenada Backpacker
Ensenada Backpacker
USD 20 - USD 40
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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 #10 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Estero Beach Hotel & Resort
3.5 of 5
Estero Beach Hotel & Resort
USD 112 - USD 167
Ranked #2 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada
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Corona Hotel & Spa
3.0 of 5
Corona Hotel & Spa
USD 86 - USD 116
Ranked #5 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada
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Quinta Estrella B&b
Quinta Estrella B&b
USD 80 - USD 100
Ranked #4 of 26 Ensenada B&B and Inns

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Hotel Coral & Marina
4.0 of 5
Hotel Coral & Marina
USD 162 - USD 241
Ranked #1 of 36 Hotels in Ensenada
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