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"Ensenada Mexico" Top 5 Page for this destination Ensenada by marcmalano

Ensenada Travel Guide: 299 reviews and 652 photos

The 75 mile stretch of scenic highway leading to Enesenada from U.S. border is in excellent condition and can be traveled in about an hour.

Although it has been said that Ensenada is a town built around a bar, Ensenada offers all of the services you would expect in a big town... supermarkets, hospitals, plenty of shopping, and much more. Ensenada is a reasonably safe place to party and have a good time, which makes it a popular destination for cruise ships and bus tours.

If you are headed further south into Baja, Ensenada is the last big stop for loading up on the essentials that start to get scarce as you enter Baja's wide open spaces.

I hope you find the growing number of tips on my new home town helpful. Please provide your ratings, and if you have a specific question...send me an email or post them in the Ensenada Forum.

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  • kymbanm's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2008 at 3:19 PM

    Nice tips! Well written and quite informative. I just got back from visiting family there and had a great time. :)

  • Misha_abq's Profile Photo
    Jan 13, 2008 at 10:54 AM

    THanks for the tips. Hubby and I are moving to Punta Banda for two months---so I'm starting to scout.

  • Aug 24, 2007 at 7:30 PM

    THIS place is the bomb i was there couple days ago... The food is great and also the margaritas...... yummmmmY hehhe

  • Jun 28, 2007 at 8:26 AM

    I love this store. The Chamuco character is very cool, works for adults and kids. They have a girl character that isn't a Chamuco but still works. I bought a bunch of stuff here for friends and family. It's now a regular stop when we are in Ensanada.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jun 10, 2007 at 6:56 AM

    great tips!

  • dinks's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2007 at 12:58 PM

    Do you know the transportation company that runs service from the cruise pier to the downtown bus station. Please respond with their contact info. Thanks

  • malianrob's Profile Photo
    Mar 9, 2007 at 9:18 AM

    Great Ensenada page. You have alot of good info. I will be going to Ensenada this weekend, i am very excited about that!

  • iNorv9's Profile Photo
    Oct 27, 2006 at 11:45 AM

    Thanks for the excellent transportation tip. I called the number you gave just to be sure, and as of today all the info is still accurate. Thanks again!

  • L._A.'s Profile Photo
    Oct 14, 2006 at 9:39 PM

    Great info, Marc! I enjoyed reading all the tips on everything from restaurants to shopping.

  • icunme's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2006 at 4:35 AM

    Hi Marc - Many years since I've been here so your great photos and detail revived many memories. Will always love horseback riding there. Enjoy the good life! Best wishes, Carol

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