Posts By: Discover Baja

February 2020 Baja Bulletin

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  New Baja Moon Handbook Now Available We’re proud to announce that the newest edition of the Baja Moon Handbook, written by Discover Baja’s own Jennifer Kramer (who brings you this newsletter every month) is now available for purchase! Printed in full color with vibrant photos and maps, this guide covers the entire peninsula with… Read more »

The Museums of Valle de Guadalupe

While most visitors to the Valle de Guadalupe come for the wine and food, there’s a cultural side of the famous wine region that can be found in the few small museums in the valley. If you’re looking to learn more about the history and peoples of the region or more about the winemaking process,… Read more »

Baja Foodie Finds with Scott Koenig: Raíces Restaurante Baja International Cuisine

Restaurant Elevates Rosarito Beach’s Dining Scene By: W. Scott Koenig “I saw chef Javier Plascencia cooking at an event in Ensenada in 2013,” chef Jesús Villacaña of the excellent Raíces Restaurante Baja Internacional Cuisine confided during a recent visit to his Rosarito eatery. “I watched him and thought, ‘I can do that.’” The young chef… Read more »

Scorpion Bay

San Juanico, also known as Scorpion Bay, is a quiet paradise along the Baja peninsula with endless possibilities for travelers. Many come to experience the perfect point-break waves, while others thrive in the peace and tranquility of Mexico. This remote village offers something for everyone in the family to enjoy, with diverse fishing, surfing, horseback… Read more »

February 2020 Baja Fishing Report

Accompanied by rain on the West Coast of Baja, 2020 came in cold and dreary. However, as the month progressed, fishing seemed to shake off the wet blanket atmosphere and produced a mixed bag. Calico bass were found in the kelp off the Bull Ring, while sand bass and legal-sized halibut were in the flats… Read more »

Baja Foodie Finds With Scott Koenig: Restaurante Lunario Shoots for the Moon

Celestial fare on offer at new Valle de Guadalupe restaurant   By W. Scott Koenig     Motivational speaker Les Brown famously said, “Shoot for the moon and if you miss, you’ll still be among the stars.” This holds true for rising culinary star chef Sheyla Alvarado — whose new eatery Restaurante Lunario at winery Lomita… Read more »

2020 Baja New Years Resolutions

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We’re starting off the new year with our top ten Baja resolutions that we think most people can get on board with. How many will you stick to this year?     1. Get Personal With Marine Life Whether it’s a trip to hug the gray whales in San Ignacio, snorkeling with sea lions at… Read more »

January 2020 Baja Bulletin

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  Health Certificate No Longer Required for Driving Pets into Mexico As of December 19, 2019, a health certificate is no longer required to drive a dog or cat into Mexico. The airlines have separate requirements and as of right now, the airport in Cabo is still requiring a health certificate for pets flying into… Read more »

January 2020 Baja Fishing Report

Hopefully, the unusually harsh, stormy weather with record-setting, near freezing temps along with rain and snow in the higher elevations won’t be the norm throughout January. The good news is that the drive down the peninsula should be spectacular as the desert explodes in a profusion of greenery seldom seen. Below the border, the same… Read more »