It is known as the land of the Mexican wines, it is a progressive sea port and an excellent rest and relaxation destination in Mexico. The Port of Ensenada is the third largest city in Baja California, located about 70 miles south of the Tijuana and US Border. It is an ideal location for surfing, scuba diving, whale watching, fishing and discovering marine life.
Ensenada is also one of Mexico's most successful cities, it has grown from a sleepy fishing village to a popular beach resort and cruise ship destination.
Among its most popular attractions are the waterfront promenade, the fashionable shops of Avenida Primera, Hussong’s Cantina (the oldest bar in Baja) and the winery of Bodega Santo Tòmas, founded by the Dominicans in 1888. There is also the “La Bufadora”, a natural sea geyser that is located nearby and puts on a highly dramatic show daily.
Ensenada is internationally renowned as a city focused on science and technology. The city stands out for its commercial activities, such as fishing, agriculture and mining. It is also known as one of the cities with the best quality of life in the North Western region.
With its beautiful ocean, sport fishing, wine tasting tours to Valle De Guadalupe, exquisite restaurants next to the beach and a vibrant night life, Ensenada is worth the visit.
DISTANCE TO THE SAN DIEGO BORDER
- 69.59 Miles (112 KM) To The San Diego Border
- 89 Minute Drive To The San Diego Border
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B. AVAILABLE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Ensenada is famous for being the only deep-water port in the state of Baja California and on the Baja California Peninsula offering spectacular sunsets, which are unique in colors and design. Every day you will enjoy breathtaking views, picture perfect sunsets, and low living costs.
3. REAL ESTATE HIGHLIGHTS
A. Baja Mar
This paradise is located in the port city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. An easy 65 minute safe and secure drive on Mexico's scenic four-lane Highway #1 that overlooks the shores of the bright blue Pacific Ocean takes you to this paradise.
Baja Mar is a completely private residential development with security and gated access. It includes an excellent 18 hole par 72 golf course, clubhouse, pro-shop, practice areas, and snack bars. It also has incredible amenities such as heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, tennis courts, walking and biking trails.
PRICE RANGE FOR BAJA MAR
$70,000 - $4,750,000
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B. Punta Piedra
It is without a doubt the best location of the Baja California Coast. It allows you to enjoy the majestic surroundings of the Pacific and rocky landscape in an exclusive and peaceful atmosphere.
The community has common areas such as tennis courts, pool, jacuzzi, BBQ areas, gardens, and a walkway path with spectacular panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, that surrounds the coastal property. The entire neighborhood is beautifully maintained, with an on-site administrator and 24/7 security.
PRICE RANGE FOR PUNTA PIEDRA
$90,000 - $878,000
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PRICE RANGE FOR VALLE DE GUADALUPE
D. Valle de Guadalupe
Barely an hour from the border near San Diego and minutes from the port city of Ensenada, Baja California's dry and sunny Valle de Guadalupe is one of the most intriguing destinations for food and wine in North America right now.
The region has been gaining gastronomic credibility for decades, but recently an impressive amount of new talent has been drawn here, and travelers willing to cross the border are rewarded with a booming array of must-try limited-release wines.
$119,000 - $3,500,000
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A. ACTIVIES CALENDAR FOR ENSENADA
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B. ACTIVITIES IN ENSENADA
Ensenada offers a wide variety of activities to satisfy shopping, culinary and adventurer visitors.
Calle Primera is the most vibrant and famous avenue of the city, offers a variety of local crafts, cafes and seafood restaurants like the Guerrero, the charro, broncos and steps the famous Hussong's Cantina.
La Bufadora is a Marine cavity formed by the weathering of the rock, where the pressure water jetting sometimes reaches as high as 25 m (80 ft).
Museum of Vine and Wine, Newly opened in 2012 , it is the only one of its kind in Mexico and is the ideal complement to the famous wine route. Among its more than 10 thousand square meters, you'll find four main areas related to the history, industry, culture and identity, and art and wine. Your goal is to rescue the wine history of the area, which produces 90 % of the wine in Mexico, in addition to publicize the activities and events taking place in the region.
Gray Whale Sightseeing, During winter and spring, the state of Baja California opens its oceans to receive the gray whale, on their way to give birth to their calves. Enjoy the sightings of these giants of the sea, who for thousands of years have been faithful visitors to the peninsula.