Things To Do In Ensenada
A holiday in Mexico can never be more interesting than spending it in Ensenada, Mexico. The complete name of this place in Spanish is Ensenada De Todos Santos. The local people of this place call it as “La Bella Cenicienta del Pacifico” which means “The beautiful Cinderella of The Pacific. This city is considered the largest municipality in Baja California. The major economy of this place is from tourism as there are many interesting things to do in this place and hence the tourists visiting this place enjoy the most.
The most popular thing that you get to enjoy in Ensenada is the ship cruise ride and that is the reason this place is called as the ship cruise destination. Ensenada is a place that is having everything that you will look for when you are planning your holiday like enjoy the beach, boat rides, relax yourself with the spa treatments, play golf at the most challenging golf courses and enjoy all kinds of water sports at this place. So, what else is missing in this ideal beach holiday destination? It is just missing you and you should now book your tickets and plan your trip right away. You will be able to see thousands of tourists visiting this place year and most of them are the people from surrounding places who want to spend their weekends in a special place. The place is so beautiful that the people keep visiting again and again.
When To Go:
As everyone is aware, the weather of Mexico has been always comfortable for the tourists, but if you are still looking for the best time, then you should plan your trip during the months of October through April. These months are the winter months in Ensenada. The climate is pretty comfortable as the temperature is not going to go too low and it is not too high like in the summer season. Hence, you should always plan your trip in winter, but the trip is going to be expensive and the crowd is also going to be too high.
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If you want to spend the holiday in rainy season, then you can still plan your trip. But you will not be able to enjoy the water sports at the place. So, it is better to avoid the rainy season or you should plan it at the beginning of the rainy season if you want your trip to be cheaper. Overall rainy season is the best time to spend your happy holiday in Ensenada. Summer is also a good time for enjoying the water sports, but the water is going to be warm and those who do not like swimming or diving in hot water should avoid this season as well.
Now, it is time to plan about the things to do in Ensenada to make your holiday exciting and worth visiting. There are many attractions in this place, but let us have a look at the most interesting things to do in this place…
What are your plans about shore excursion? How do you want to explore Ensenada and the shore of the beaches in this place? You must try the Horse Ride trips offered by Desert Trails. You will go in groups to explore the shore and the other places in this city. The horse ride is going to take almost one to two hours and you are going to have a great time on these horses for sure.
You will also have guides along with you who will help you know about things around you. The guides are going to be very friendly and will pick you up from your place for the ride and will drop you back to your place after the ride. The horses are also well trained and maintained very well. It is going to be a lot of fun when you are going for these rides along with your kids. They will love it for sure.
Bahia de Los Angeles
One of the prime spots of Ensenada city is Bahia de Los Angeles. You should not miss this place at any cost. The place is just stunning and you are going to love the scenic view that you get to enjoy here. The island is just amazing and you will get a chance to see a lot of marine life here. If you are in this place at the right time, then you can even see the huge blue whales.
The place is ideal for water sports as well and hence you should not miss to try the water sports at this place. You can also enjoy a lot of birds which migrate from different parts of the country to this place. There cannot be anything worse than missing this place when you are visiting Ensenada. So, make sure that you are not missing this place on your trip to Ensenada.
Zipline & Aerial Adventures
Now it is time to spend some time with your entire family, especially with your kids and have all the fun that you can. When you are planning with entire family, it is not just fun, you will also have many activities which are adventurous as well. For best Zipline & Aerial Adventures you should book your tour at the tours and travel companies in this place. One of the best tours and travels for this kind of tours is Las Canadas Canopy tour. There are many interesting to do as part of these adventurous tour, especially the Zip line adventure is really interesting and you should definitely try it for sure.
If you are going with your friends, then you are going to have the best and it is time to prove who is more courageous in your entire friends group. The activities related to heights are really exciting and they are not really easy as well. The tour is for 2 hours and the entry fee is just $20. The fun that you get at this place is worth more than you are paying for the trip. The staff is very friendly and also the place is maintained very well. You should not miss this place at all.
This place Ensenada is having many wine grape yards and when there are yards, you will also find the wine yards. You should not miss the Wine tasting session when there are so many wine yards in this place. You can book a common sightseeing tour, and you can enjoy the wine tasting as part of the sightseeing tour. If you wish to go for just the wine tasting, then there are many tours for that also. You can book the tour package and cover the entire wine tasting center.
If not possible, then you should at least visit La Casa de Dona Lupe, Museo de la vid y el vino, Bodegas de Santo Tomas and Valley girl Baja wine. You will be taught about how to taste the wine and also about the process of making wine. You will be able to get the best wine of Mexico in these wine yards. Do not forget to carry a few bottles of wine for yourself before leaving Ensenada as you will love the taste of the wine at this place for sure. Do not miss wine tasting tours here.
A spectacular place in Ensenada is La Bufadora. The view of the water and the rising water is just amazing. There will be a lot of cruise ships at this place and you can go for a cruise and enjoy the place. This place is basically a place where you can see the water being shot upwards and this point is called as the “Blow Hole”.
The view of this point is interesting and exciting, but if you are visiting this place during the days when there are cruise ships, then you will not be able to enjoy much. You should plan your visit on those days when the cruise ships are operating. Then the crowd is going to be less as many people visit the place for the cruise rides. So, check out the details about the place before you reach the place. An interesting and amazing thing which you should not miss.
Rivera Del Pacifico
An amazing white house on the shore of a river is just amazing to view. This place Rivera Del Pacifico was once upon a time, a place for the start of Margarita. This house was actually on the shore of the river earlier, but now there is some land built in front of the house. There is a lot of history associated with this white building and you should definitely know about the history know about the building and start of Margarita.
This place was once upon a time a Casino but now turned into a tourist attraction. You will have the brochures which are in English and hence it is easy to understand a few things about the place, but to get a complete history of the place, you will need to hire a guide for it. The architecture of the building is also just amazing and there are many famous people who visited this place. So, you should also not miss this place.
Cultural Center of Ensenada
Cultural Center of Ensenada is another must visit places in Ensenada as there are many interesting things to see in this center. The building itself is an attraction which is attracting a lot of tourists. When you enter in the center, then it is going to be more interesting as the architecture of the building is too good.
This was a place which was originally a Casino and you can still see the holes on the walls of this building which were used to see and make sure that nobody is cheating on the casino tables. There are many interesting things to see in this building and the garden outside this building is also very interesting for you. So, plan it with your entire family and have a lot of fun.
A place where you will be able to see most of the crowd in Ensenada is the First Street. After you have spent enough time on the shore of the beaches, it is now time for you to have a look at the internal beauty of this place. This place is having a lot of history and there used to be a time when the rich people of this place used to come to this place in their fancy cars, so that people would see them and they also can see people. This is something that you will also love to visit because there are many things to do in just one place.
You have a lot of shopping places to shop and have fun, many restaurants to enjoy the most tasty Mexican dishes and also bars to enjoy the best wine and beer of Ensenada. So, what else do you need to spend a nice evening after enough time spent on the shore of the beach, you should definitely visit this place and most of the tourists make sure that they are not missing this place at all. Now, it is your turn to make sure that you are not missing this place.
Catavina Rock Paintings (Las Pintas)
Catavina Rock Paintings (Las Pintas) is a place that you should not miss. There are many interesting and beautiful paintings on the rocks which are on the top of the hill. No one is aware about the artist who has painted these paintings on the rocks. The people who lived in the 1500’s also are not aware about the artist.
You should definitely stop at this place if you are crossing this place. The rocks are not really difficult to climb, but a few of them are slippery and you should be very careful. But once you reach the top of this place, then view is going to be just amazing and do not forget to click a lot of pictures at this place. An interesting and mysterious place for everyone.
A place which is not to be missed if you are having a lot of extra time on your trip. La Lobera is the place where the first thing that attracts you in the pattern formation of the rocks. Apart from that, you also have many birds and the sea lions in this place which you and your kids are going to enjoy.
You should not miss this place if you love to enjoy the nature and the sea lions. You should also carry a good camera along with you so that the pictures that you click here are going to be with you forever as you will not want to leave the place. So, add this place also to your trip if possible.
When you are in a place where there are many beautiful long beaches, you cannot miss the Water Sports. Yes, when the water is warm, clean and the waves are also just perfect for surfing and wind surfing, then you should you miss all that fun that you can get here. You can also enjoy diving and snorkeling at this place Ensenada and you have many travel companies at this place to book you’re diving and other water sports packages.
All the instructions and diving kits that you need will be provided to you on a rental basis to enjoy the sports whenever you want to. There are different kinds of packages and you can choose according to your requirement only. These water sports are attracting the local people a lot and many people come to this place just to enjoy the water sports only.
After so much of sightseeing and fun all long the day, it is not the time to rest in your hotel rooms. You should taste the Night Life of this place and there are many bars and clubs to enjoy the night life.
This place is just ideal for all those who are night owls and enjoy spending time after 8 pm. The best beer and wine is available in this place and you are going to spend your night with loud music. It is just an awesome experience to spend time in night clubs on your tour.
Last but not the least, you should not miss going for Shopping in this place Ensenada. There are a lot of options available for you for shopping and hence you should not miss it. There are many items that you can shop at this place and do not miss First Street when you are going for shopping. Most of the items that are available in this market are under five dollars and those who can bargain will be able to get them for cheaper rates. So, do not miss this place as well, when you are in Ensenada.
This is just a small list of things that you can do in Ensenada, if you are planning a long holiday, and then you can prepare a huge list. When on a long tour make sure to hire a guide as they will have a lot of information about the local things to see and enjoy. So, have a great trip to Ensenada, Mexico.
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