Posts Categorized: Rosarito

Three-Day Getaway: Rosarito

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By Jennifer Kramer Located just a half hour south of the San Ysidro border, Rosarito has been a favorite weekend escape for decades. The beautiful beach and small town have always attracted summer visitors who come to relax on beach, surf the great breaks, and enjoy fresh seafood. And with a new underwater dive park,… Read more »

Riding Baja: Summer Motorcycling Destinations

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Temperatures in Central and Southern Baja soar to over 100 degrees in the summer so stick to the north until the mercury drops in October. Here are come cool—in both senses of the word—destinations. Guadalupe Valley Baja’s Valle de Guadalupe produces 90% of all of the wine that comes from Mexico and is growing famous… Read more »

Bringing the Funk to Northern Baja: Baja Calypso and Quino

Baja Calypso

by Jennifer Kramer It’s Friday night at Baja Calypso and there’s a calm but buzzing energy pulsating through the restaurant. The soft glow of warm light comes from colorful Moroccan lanterns hanging from the ceiling and the candles perched in wine bottles on the tabletops. There’s some quiet conversation, but for the most part, the… Read more »

Rosarito Art Fest 2015

Rosarito Art Fest

  For the sixth year in a row, the Rosarito Art Fest will again consume the streets of Rosarito over Memorial Day Weekend with a festive display of art, food, drinks and live entertainment. The art fest is one of the largest annual events in Rosarito, and it’s also one of the most beloved. Festival… Read more »

Buen Provecho: Claudius Viña y Bodega

Claudius Winery Rosarito Baja

By Jennifer Kramer www.bajatheothercalifornia.com While the Valle de Guadalupe takes all the fame and glory for being Baja’s wine region, some of the best wines I’ve ever tasted come from a winery in Rosarito (the only winery on Rosarito) called Claudius Viña y Bodega. Owner and winemaker, Julio Benito is a sixth generation winemaker whose… Read more »

Ask a Local: Rosarito

Rosarito Baja ask a local

NAME: Jen Kramer   TOWN: Rosarito  HOW LONG: One and a half years  OCCUPATION: Marketing Director for Discover Baja  BIO: As the daughter of Hugh and Carol, I grew up traveling to Baja from the time I was an infant. Most of my favorite childhood memories are from traveling around Baja in our VW camper with… Read more »

Baja Blues Fest

Baja Blues Fest Rosarito

The 3rd annual Baja Blues Fest will take place August 22-24, 2014 at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. The festival starts with a meet & greet party on Friday night and goes through a jam session on Sunday afternoon. The main event is all day Saturday with live music, local artists, food vendors and a raffle… Read more »

Buen Provecho: El Gaucho Argentino

El Gaucho Argentino Rosarito Baja

By Jennifer Kramer www.bajatheothercalifornia.com It’s true that there’s no shortage of authentic street food in Rosarito. You could feast for weeks off of the tacos, carnitas and mariscos. But when you need a break from Mexican food and you’re looking for a delicious meal with a different kind of latin flavor, it’s time to try… Read more »

Newly Opened: The Point at Calafia

The Point Restaurant Calafia Hotel Baja

UPDATE JANUARY 2015: THE POINT IS NOW CLOSED. CALAFIA RESTAURANT HAS TAKEN OVER THE SPACE AND SERVES DRINKS AND FOOD. A new restaurant, The Point, has opened up at the historical Calafia Hotel. There’s an outdoor patio and an indoor space, all with views overlooking the ocean. We popped in for happy hour (which actually… Read more »

Trip Report: Ensenada/Rosarito

trip report rosarito ensenada

We had a magnificent six nights in the Ensenada/Estero Beach/GV areas. We had three private concerts (first at Adobe Guadalupe Winery in the salon of Tru Miller’s residence, second at our space in the Estero Beach Hotel’s RV Park for about 20 people, third at the Jireh Restaurant). The latter two included the best saxophonist… Read more »