Have you ever wanted to visit La Cenicienta del Pacifico? If so you came to the right place. Ensenada’s nickname is “Cinderella of the Pacific” among the locals and it is rightfully named so. This popular cruise ship destination, which is situated on the coastline of Bahia de Todos Santos (an inlet if the Pacific Ocean on the peninsula’s Gold Coast), is enchanting and captivating in all its delights.
Relish in the pleasing taste of seafood from the port city’s top mariscos stands. You will have what one called “Le Bernardin-quality seafood” served to you while walking the colorful streets of Ensenada. Speaking of the streets of Ensenada, they will give you this sense that you’re being welcomed by the locals.
This coastal city also has a reputation as a charming wine-growing region. It is said that the first Vitis vinifera made it to the region’s San Ignacio Mission in 1703, when Jesuit Padre Juan de Ugarte planted the first vineyards there.
They also host an emerging artisanal beer epicenter. Today, you can find that local brewers craft their beers especially to pair with the Baja California’s seafood, which the innovative Chefs of Ensenada are constantly making culinary magic with.
If you love beer and mariscos, don’t deny yourself the thrilling experience you deserve. You can hardly ever run out of fun activities to pair with your beer and marisco.
The nightlife is throbbing and the culture is always exciting to experience. Papas and Beer and Hussong’s Cantina serve up an on-going party atmosphere and lots of tequila, while nearby vineyards offer wine tasting in a more traditional and serene setting.
Californians flock to this beautiful seaport town, one of the largest on the Baja peninsula, for rest, relaxation and excellent outdoor recreation activities.
From surfing and sea kayaking to horseback riding and mountain biking, even the most discerning sports person will be impressed. Nature enthusiasts are wowed by the sight of gray whales and the famous “La Bufadora”, a sea cave blowhole with magnificent bursts of water which spray onlookers. Whatever your interests, enchanting Ensenada will not disappoint. Book your own San Diego Day Tour to Ensenada now and let the good times begin!