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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Northern Baja, Mexico your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a hot area just south of the U.S border with great beaches should try Northern Baja in Mexico. Here visitors can enjoy the benefits of the Pacific Ocean to the west and many interesting things to do and see. There are numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and condos.

Things to do on holiday to Northern Baja, Mexico

Resorts such as Rosarito offer beautiful beaches b the Pacific Ocean, which are ideal for holidaymakers wanting to sunbathe. There are numerous spots to try watersports such as sailing, surfing and kayaking. Swimming is possible in some areas but tourists should look out for the white flags, which is a clear indication that swimming is ok. Four championship golf courses are located in the region between Tijuana and Ensenada with course fees inexpensive. The area has some nice hiking sports with wonderful scenic views, although hikers should be wary of the hot temperatures in summer. There are several places to charter a fishing boat with opportunities to catch albacore, barracuda and bonito. Most towns have a good choice of bars and restaurants with numerous Mexican and American fast food chains to be found here and seafood in towns such as Puerto Nuevo. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from local stores markets all over the region. Many shops can be found in the main towns of Northern Baja with locally made furniture, silver jewellery, arts and crafts sold in many places.

Places to visit on holiday to Northern Baja, Mexico

There are numerous interesting places to visit such as Tijuana, where there is a wax museum or Antigua Palacio Municipal. Here visitors can also watch greyhound racing or take to Mundo Divertido, which features roller coasters and go-carts. Ensenada is a good place to visit with wine tasting tours a highlight. For the brave visitor there are cage dives offered off Isla Guadalupe to view great white sharks. Mexicali has lots of interesting buildings and is a place full of culture with several theatres.

Weather in Northern Baja, Mexico

It can get very hot in Northern Baja during the summer with average highs of 42 degrees centigrade in July, while temperatures between April and October average over 30 degrees centigrade. Whilst the average highs in December and January are 21 degrees, the low temperatures can dip to 5 degrees centigrade. This is a very dry area with average rainfall less than three inches.

Travel to Northern Baja, Mexico

Although there are international airports at Tijuana and Mexicali it is probably easiest to fly to San Diego International Airport (SAN) and drive from there. Tijuana is just 25 miles from San Diego, where flights arrive from cities such as Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco and Toronto. Visitors from elsewhere in the world can fly to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and either get a connecting flight to San Diego or drive direct to Northern Baja, which will take between two and a half and three hours. Flights from many international cities arrive at Los Angeles including Amsterdam, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Zurich. Each airport has car rental firms on site.

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