Tourists love to visit Baja, California, which is separated from the rest of Mexico by the Sea of Cortez. The area is beloved because of its gorgeous shoreline and popularity of sportfishing. The state’s border crossing at Tijuana is the busiest in all of Mexico. The international port of Ensenada, which is located on the Pacific coast, is a normal stop for cruise ships. Since it’s the only deepwater port that’s in Baja, it acts as the main hub for importing and exporting goods all throughout the area. There are many attractions that make tourism the most significant part of Baja’s economy and it’s no secret that the beaches are one of them. However, there is much more to see while visiting the state. Here are some of the best tourist attractions in Baja, California.
Luxury Cruises and Water Tours
Since the beach is one of the most sought after reasons for visiting Baja, why not explore it by doing more than just laying out in the sun? Cruise or sail along Baja’s coastline in luxury yachts, while relaxing and watching the sunset. There are many tours available in the area, and most offer 2-hours of cruising aboard a beautiful, accommodating luxury yacht. Soak up the Mexican sunshine, sip cocktails or sparkling wine, and enjoy delicious cuisine while taking in the breathtaking views. On board, a tour guide will enlighten you with facts and history about the area as you sail across the sea. There’s really no better way to get acquainted with the area than by taking a cruise out on the water.
Tijuana Cultural Center
The Tijuana Cultural Center is a cultural center in Tijuana, Mexico that has over a million visitors per year. One major feature of the complex is the OMNIMAX cinema that is the only IMAX cinema in Tijuana. The theater, which uses a 360-degree projector to surround viewers with a panoramic image, holds 308 seats. Other exciting features of the center is the museum that displays gorgeous, modern art, an aquarium, and beautiful botanical garden. The center is a great place to get to know the culture in Tijuana and Baja, California. The cultural center hosts some of the area’s most important arts and literature festivals, as well as several plays and concerts. You don’t want to visit Baja and not stop by!
Tijuana and Baja are home to a few lively casinos that are full of games, food, and fun. If you happen to stay at Hotel Pueblo Amigo Plaza Hotel, situated in Tijuana, then you’d be happy to know that they offer a relaxing casino setting, as well as buffet restaurant. The casino inside of the hotel has several different slots games for you to choose from, as well as Roulette. There’s also a full service bar, so that you can enjoy a nice cocktail. Other popular casinos in the area include Caliente Casino and Arenia Casino, both located in Mexicali, right off the Tijuana border. The casinos are usually packed full of tourists, so if it’s not your scene, it may be best for you to enjoy some games online using your laptop or smartphone. By doing so, you get to bypass all of the crowdedness and get straight to the games.
Off Road Tours
In Baja, there are many different off road tours that you can take part in. From camel riding to ATV riding, there’s something for everyone. Baja Ranch Tour and Camel Safari offers camel rides along the beach to admire the beautiful, coastal scenery of the Baja peninsula. The tour lasts an amazing four hours. You’re also invited to taste traditional Mexican cuisine while overlooking the ocean. If you choose to do some off road riding on an ATV, there are several different companies that offer ATV riding adventures. If you’re up for the challenge, you’ll be taken to pick up your ATV, given driving instructions, and then you’ll follow an expert guide throughout the sands of beaches and through canyons to learn about the local flora and culture along the way. The ATV riding can be tons of fun and if you’ve always wanted to ride one, this would be an easy check off of your bucket list!
Being in one of the most beautiful and serene locations in the world, what better way to cap off your vacation than by relaxing and unwinding at one of Baja or Tijuana’s popular spas? Whether you’re wanting to indulge in an aromatherapy massage using Baja, California fruit or enjoy a nice couple’s massage, complete with body wraps, facials, and hydrotherapy, there’s something you’re sure to enjoy. Choose from several high class spas such as The Desert Spa or Solmar Spa, both located in Cabo San Lucas or Ensenada Massage, located in Ensenada. Revitalize your body, recharge your mind, and renew your well-being with a variety of treatments and services offered at any one of these gorgeous retreats. You will surely take getting some rest and relaxation to a whole new level.