All about San Felipe baja
Explore San Felipe
Gateway to the Sea of Cortez
Traveling on Highway 5, about 209 km south of the city of Mexicali, the majestic Sea of Cortez blue bursts with their presence in the arid peninsular ranges. Along the way, a warm and gentle swell running wetting the desert cacti, while providing visitors a pleasant haven for relaxation and fun of water activities.
In addition to their natural surroundings and the pleasant climate, San Felipe is famous for its waters stay blue shrimp, arguably the world's richest specimen. Do not leave without trying it on one of the local restaurants.
What to do in San Felipe
For most of the year sport fishing for species such as mountains, trout, bass and croaker is a major recreational options of San Felipe. Whenever kayaking, diving or swimming in crystal clear waters are also great ideas to enjoy this place, still free of major tourist developments. Decorated your landscape with sand dunes and rough terrain, this destination is also known for providing excellent environments for ATV racing, mountaineering and cross country cycling. Ample room for "trailer park", specializing in fishing shops, bars, restaurants, hotels, shops and internet facilities round out the attractions of San Felipe.
In the vicinity of San Felipe are virtually untouched corners ready to relax and enjoy fascinating horizons. From Punta El Machorro in the northern part of the bay to Punta Estrella, in the south, 18 km of golden beaches are laid on the bare feet of the travelers, offering a sea of calm waves, warm, romantic sunsets and wonderful display of marine life. If you continue further south, you can find up to 70 miles of pristine beaches, where some of them camping is allowed. Be sure to visit the town of Puertecitos (55 km south of San Felipe, traveling down the road 5). Here, starry nights, hot springs, beautiful views of the Sea of Cortez, all basic services, and an amazing repertoire of flora and fauna will be your traveling companions.
The benefits of warm dry climate, cooled by the gentle breeze from the sea, have attracted a number of U.S. residents who each year come to these shores to spend the winter season. With the growing interest, more and more housing developments are built around the coastal desert, forming an excellent place to rest as it deserves. Thinking meet newcomers in his love of golf, the professional field Faces of Mexico has everything you could ask for in the golfing infrastructure.
It is the world's smallest cetacean, is endemic to the Upper Gulf of California and is in danger of extinction. Currently there are about 600 copies. To learn more about this animal visit www.vaquitamarina.org
Unique Experiences in San Felipe
- "Walking on the Sea" at low tide
- Visiting the Valley of the Giants and touching cactus over 16 feet high.
- Try the classic and delicious shrimp San Felipe.
- OFF ROAD Practicing in the dunes of San Felipe.
- Go fishing with "Tony Reyes" a living legend of fishing in Baja California