Posts By: Discover Baja

La Lobera

Baja wildlife and nature lovers will enjoy a fun side trip to La Lobera, a naturally-formed crater on the Pacific that is a “haulout site” for harbor seals. Located 47 kilometers south of San Quintín and 14 kilometers north of El Rosario, La Lobera makes a fun day trip from either destination or an interesting… Read more »

June 2021 Baja Fishing Report

The spring season here in Northern Baja has certainly had its share of stormy weather, often with northwest winds from 10 to 20 knots and local gusts to 25 knots combined with seas from 6 to 8 feet.  It seems like I’ve promised better weather every month to no avail.  So, you are on your… Read more »

May 2021 Baja Bulletin

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  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least May 21, 2021. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. and have had no problems crossing south into Mexico from the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system which… Read more »

May 2021 Baja Fishing Report

  After what seems like months of gale wind warnings extending from the border down the West Coast of Baja, reports of waters teeming with baitfish both in and offshore are an encouraging hint of things to come as May begins to unfold. The kelp beds that extend from the U.S. border to Ensenada are… Read more »

Culinary Corner May 2021

Ensenada’s Plaza de Santo Tomás Inaugurated Ensenada inaugurated its first street that is exclusively for pedestrian use. It is the Plaza de Santo Tomás, located on Miramar Street, between Sixth and Seventh. As the oldest winery in the region, the Bodegas de Santo Tomás has over 130 years of history in Baja with its namesake… Read more »

Baja’s Battle over the Birthplace of the Margarita

  There’s no doubt that one of Mexico’s most iconic commodities is the margarita. There are variations on the drink, but it most commonly consists of fresh lime juice, tequila, and controy (Mexico’s orange liquor), served with ice.  When you order a margarita, you can have it blended (liquada) or on the rocks (en las… Read more »

The New Baja California Road & Recreation Atlas

  There’s a new Baja Atlas available and we’re so excited for you to have this invaluable tool for your Baja explorations! The Baja California Road & Recreation Atlas is a gorgeous full-color, large-format atlas that covers the entire peninsula with detailed maps as well as recreation guides that highlight campgrounds, parks, natural wonders, beaches,… Read more »

April 2021 Baja Bulletin

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  COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico temporary land border restrictions were extended until at least April 21, 2021. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. and have had no problems crossing south into Mexico from the U.S. -Mexico has instated a national “stoplight” system which… Read more »

Peninsula Picks: Natural Landmarks

Baja California is filled with natural beauty and has some remarkable (and memorable) natural landmarks. Here are a few of our favorites along the peninsula.   La Bufadora Location: South of Ensenada, BC Why We Love It: La Bufadora is a natural geyser that shoots water up to 30 meters in the air. The ocean… Read more »