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Friday, November 14, 2014

the best bars in san felipe,bc,mx

San Felipe Mexico night clubs and bars. San Felipe is a mix of local tradition and the ever-expanding development and growth to meet the modern taste of visiting tourists. You can visit with the locals in cantinas that have been around for decades, watch local or US sports in sparts bars, dance is modern dance clubs or sit in a quiet bar with a margatita and people watch. Take your pick San Felipe has it all for bars, clubs and night life. Al's Backstreet Bar A great corner bar where the locals hang out for cold beer, margaritas and Als home-made tequilla. Behind the Bancomer bank. Beachcomber - Rockodile Great bar with attentive servers and good music. It caters to the younger crowd so be prepared for loud music. At the corner of Chetumal and the Malecon. 011 52 (686) 577-1453 Bar Miramar Fun bar with a ping pong table, pool tables, dance floor, and booth seating. At the end of the one-way street, Malecon. 011-52 (686) 577-1192 Caliente Sports bar with pool tables and sports betting. Mar de Cortez Across and down from Bancomer bank. La Ponderosa Sports bar Mar de Cortez # 236 The Barefoot Bar A rustic icon in San Felipe at the El Cortez hotel serves cold drinks and a limited food selection. Great view in the center of all the fun in San Felipe. Domicilio Conocido, San Felipe 21850, Mexico. 011-52 (686) 577-1055

Friday, November 7, 2014


I was really concerned the first time I went over the border into Baja because of all the crime reported in the media. But, after I got there and saw how wonderful the people are in San Felipe and how safe it is I realized that everything would be ok. Since that first trip I’ve been there at least 30 times and am excited about owning property in Baja. A woman can walk the streets in the evening alone and still be safe. This is not your father’s Mexico. The streets are clean, the people are kind and grateful that you are visiting their fishing town, and since Mexico wasn’t a part of the secondary market economy nightmare, the government is putting a great deal of money into the San Felipe Marina, infrastructure, and their new 4 lane highway from Mexicali to San Felipe. When you look at the crime statistics > total crimes (per Capita) (most recent) by country> per 1,000 people. The US is rated 8th with 80.0545 per 1,000 people and Mexico is rated 39th with only 12.8406 per 1,000 people. I like to joke with people when they ask me if I’m afraid to go to Mexico and I say, “If I can just get through Los Angeles, I’m not afraid at all.” Nationmaster total crime Claremont is currently my hometown, and Los Angeles is less than an hour away. Did you know that Los Angeles is rated the 6th most crime-ridden city in the United States? I make this point because; since I am not involved in anything that goes on in Los Angeles I have not been at risk. The same goes for San Felipe. The nearest crime is 325 miles away. If you aren’t involved in smuggling drugs or firearms, you aren’t at risk. Listen to your local news and count the number of crime reports you hear in just one evening. If you’re reading this, my guess is that you weren’t involved so you weren’t at risk. Notice when the most Mexico crime reports or warnings are broadcasted. Spring Break for our kids here in the US is when the most warnings are issued from our government. Could it be because our government doesn’t want US money going to Mexico? What a surprise! When you take into account this report on the Crime Statistics per country the US tops the chart. Could it be that you would be safer in Mexico than in the United States? Nationmaster crime per capita Communities you can find the complete story at: **************************************************************************************************************************************************************

Friday, September 12, 2014

San Felipe Camping and RV Parks list

San Felipe is a close resort town from the border, and because of that San Felipe is visited by millions of people a year most of them arrive by RV and trailers. San Felipe is well equipped with RV Parks and Camping areas. Most of all the San Felipe RV Parks and campgrounds have at least general necessities and some even offer full amenities such as pool, showers, laundry, mini-markets and some San Felipe RV Parks are even equipped with Restaurants and Bars. Below is a list of types of Camping and RV parking in the San Felipe area of Baja California, Mexico. ************************************************************************************************************************************************************* San Felipe RV Parks and campgrounds list below: Playa Bonita RV Park • RV Park with full hookups * Tel: 011-52(686) 577-1215 *************************************************************************************************************************************************************** Ruben’s RV Trailer Park • RV Park with full hookups * Caters to the younger crowd * Tel: 011-52(686) 577-202 ************************************************************************************************************************************************************** *Club de Pesca RV Park RV park with hookups. Located directly on the beach at the south end of Avenida Mar de Cortez, just past the El Cortez Hotel. 011-52 (686) 577-1180 ************************************************************************************************************************************************************** *Kiki's RV Park & Motel Full hookup, pull through spaces. Right on the beach - Palapas for your RV or tent. 011-52-(686)-577-2021 *************************************************************************************************************************************************************** *La Casa Lejana RV space for rent. Short walk to the beach. 011 52 (686) 577-0913 *************************************************************************************************************************************************************** *Mar de Sol RV RV space for rent. Mision de Loreto #130, San Felipe, Mexico. 011 52 (686) 577-1088 ***************************************************************************************************************************************************************
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Monday, July 14, 2014

It is a great time to visit SAN FELIPE,Mexico

check out san felipe this summer!
the weather is nice the beaches are warm, the water is cool,the beer is cold,and the bikini girls are hot!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014


CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show which explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes the audience on a journey and demystifies the area. Host Jorge Meraz stands next to a giant cactus on his trip through the desert to San Felipe on the inside coast of Baja. He explains how the giant cactus can grow to 50 feet and weigh 10 tons. Credit: Courtesy of Centurion 5 below: Host Jorge Meraz stands next to a giant cactus on his trip through the desert to San Felipe on the inside coast of Baja. He explains how the giant cactus can grow to 50 feet and weigh 10 tons. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals. To find these travel treasures, Jorge goes further than the tourist traps. There’s a lot to learn and fun to have right next door by "Crossing South." "San Felipe And Tecate" - In this episode, host Jorge Meraz visits San Felipe on the inside coast of Baja where he enjoys a margarita, sees the giant cactus, and hangs out with the guys at the golf course. FOR MORE INFO GO TO

Friday, December 27, 2013

Sport fishing in San Felipe on the Sea of Cortez

Fishing Fishing in the local waters of San Felipe ranges from good to excellent depending upon the season. December through March is the best time of year for sport fishing although each of the other seasons and months will produce an abundance of seasonal game fish to make most fishermen and women proud. A Sea of Cortez Catch! Whether you bring your own boat or rent the services of a local “Panguero” (whose rates are negotiable), you will find corvina the most prevalent of the local game fish. In addition, there is an abundance of white sea bass (in deeper water) as there is lisa (of the mackerel family), and cochito (triggerfish). Fishing licenses are required for boat fishing (not shore fishing) and are checked by the local warden. Fishing licenses are sold in the Port Captain’s office at the local Marina. for more info:

Saturday, March 2, 2013


Once nothing more than a small fishing village, San Felipe has transformed into a notable Mexican tourist destination. Located in Baja California, San Felipe is sandwiched between the San Pedro Martir Mountains and the Sea of Cortez. The small town offers both beach fun and rugged adventure and is popular with campers, retirees and college students. Points of Interest The Gateway to the Sea of Cortez, a pair of plaster and metal arches forming an "M," is at the entrance to San Felipe. From El Machorro, a towering crest on Punta de San Felipe, you can see all the way from the San Pedro Martir Mountains to the Sea of Cortez. Nearly 50 miles south of town is the Valley of the Giants, a forest of cardon cacti, the largest cacti in the world. Activities San Felipe has one of the most severe tide changes in the world, exposing up to a mile of beach at certain times, which make the area prime for beach combing. From March to October, anglers take to the seas in hopes of catching grouper, yellow tail, corvina, white sea bass and cabrilla. Other maritime activities, like water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking and hanging on to a speeding "banana boat," are also popular. If the winds are right, which is most often the case in the spring, you might have a chance to windsurf or sail. On land, tourists take advantage of the Mexican desert, which extends almost to the sea. Dirt bikes, ATVs and dune buggies are often the preferred mode of transport in these areas. Accommodations While some of its neighbors have reputations as resort towns, San Felipe is a destination for the camper. Over 50 campgrounds and RV parks line the beaches to the north and south of town; there are even some in town. The town also has resorts, hotels and budget motels. Vacation rentals are a burgeoning market in San Felipe. Dining If you have never tried a fish taco, San Felipe may be the place to do it. Ralph Rubio, owner of Rubio's Fish Taco, has claimed the prototypical fish taco most Americans are familiar with originated in San Felipe. Since this is a seaside town, it is not surprising seafood dominates the local gastronomy. Aside from seafood, San Felipe offers a mix of Mexican, American, Chinese and California cuisine. Getting There and Around San Felipe is 125 miles from the Mexicali portion of the California-Mexico border. Motorists should take Mexico's Federal Highway 5 to reach the town. San Felipe has its own international airport, but it does not offer commercial flights. San Diego, the nearest town with a major airport, is a five-hour drive from San Felipe. Walking or taxis, including water taxis or "pangas," are the main mode of transportation in San Felipe. When to Go "Snowbirds," retirees who spend the cold American months in Mexico, flock to San Felipe between November and March. During the traditional spring break week and Easter week, in March and April, tourists and college students flood San Felipe. By summertime, things slow down, although the temperature rises. While the area has a moderate average temperature, 75 degrees Fahrenheit throughout most of the year, it experiences its share of extremes, sometimes reaching over 100 degrees in the summer and dropping to 40 degrees in the winter. Naturally, spring and fall tend to be the most popular and pleasant months to visit San Felipe.