Rosarito Beach has been a favorite getaway for Southern Californians since movie stars began going there to play in the 1930's. Over the years it has grown into a booming beach front community with luxurious resort hotels, top notch restaurants, night clubs and world class shopping. In Rosarito Beach, the prices are affordable and the warm, friendly hospitality is legendary.
Once in Rosarito Beach there are numerous activities to take part in. You can walk on the beach, go surfing, fishing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, biking, boogie boarding or take a horseback ride on the beach. You can play golf, tennis or enjoy a game of beach volleyball.
The weather in Rosarito Beach is much like that of San Diego - Never too hot, never too cold. With it's perfect year-round climate and 20 miles of wide sandy beaches that literally melt into the Pacific, Rosarito Beach is the ideal place to escape for a day, a weekend or longer. Rosarito Beach is located only 45 minutes south of San Diego, so it is quick and easy to get to. On the drive down you can take in the spectacular views of the mountains, cliffs, sand dunes, surf and sea.
With over 90 restaurants in the area, Rosarito is justly famous as a gourmets paradise. Treat yourself to authentic Mexican dishes, the freshest seafood imaginable, a sizzling steak, or some delicious Italian, French or Chinese cuisine. Ten miles south of Rosarito Beach is the world famous Puerto Nuevo lobster village. Stroll down the main street and explore the shops full of Mexican arts and crafts. Enjoy a whole lobster prepared in the Puerto Nuevo tradition - sliced lengthwise, deep fried and served with beans, rice and handmade flour tortillas.
Shopping in Rosarito is unlike anything you have ever experienced.....every store is an adventure. Mexican craftsmanship is legendary, and in Rosarito the main street has shops that offer an array of hand carved furniture, wrought iron tables, chairs and bar stools. Find the perfect armoire or a beautifully framed hand carved mirror. Most shops will take custom orders and create pieces for you.
If you are a movie buff, visit Foxploration at Fox Studios Baja and experience cinematography up close and personal. Check out the Titanic Museum which showcases sets, props and costumes from the blockbuster move which was filmed onsite in Rosarito. Additional attractions from the production of Master and Commander are on display as well.
With oceanside luxury resorts, ocean view condos, beach houses, moderately priced hotels and RV parks you can find the ideal place to stay in Rosarito Beach that fits both your lifestyle and your budget. If you are planning an event, the beautiful landscape, ample facilities and perfect climate of Rosarito Beach represents an unparalleled setting for group events!
Rosarito Beach also hosts several events throughout the year. There is a Rosarito Fair, an International Seafood Fair, a Furniture Expo, a Wine and Lobster Festival and a Mexican Food Fair as well. In April and September you can participate in the Rosarito Ensenada 50 Mile Fun Bike Ride. Throughout the year there are off road competitions held at the Cantamar Sand Dunes as well as volleyball tournaments and sand castle building contests.
The above information was provided courtesy of the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Rosarito. For more great information about Rosarito Beach, visit their website at www.rosarito.org. The website features information about Rosarito hotels, restaurants, condo rentals, golf, shopping, nightlife, events, history, travel tips, and weather, as well as contact information. In addition, below are some travel recommendations for Mexico provided by the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Rosarito:Updated: Oct 07, 2008 10:27 AM