Ensenada, Mexico

This fishing town, just south of the border on the Baja California Peninsula, has become a primary port of call for three- and four-day cruises to Mexico. Considered to be the country’s wine capital, Ensenada has more than 25,000 acres of vineyards and is responsible for 90% of Mexico’s wine production. Tours often set out to sample sips from the regions many wineries, and other popular excursions include horseback rides in the mountains or along the beach, deep-sea fishing, zipline adventures and trips to see La Bufadora, the world’s second-largest marine geyser famed for launching streams of water nearly 100 feet into the air.

Language: Spanish
Currency: Mexican peso (MXN), US dollar (US$)

Driving Directions and Parking Information

Port of Ensenada
Blvd. Teniente Azueta No. 224, Recinto Portuario C.P. 22800
Ensenada, Baja California

The Port of Ensenada is located on the Baja Peninsula, approximately 80 miles south of San Diego, California. Most cruise lines operate motorcoach transfers from the San Diego airport to Ensenada. Ask your Vacations To Go cruise counselor for more details.

Traveling From the North - Take Interstate 1 (I-1) Southbound. Continue on I-1 until you reach the town of Ensenada. You will be able to see the port and the cruise ship from the interstate.

Traveling From the South - Take Interstate 1 Northbound. Continue on I-1 until you reach the town of Ensenada. You will be able to see the port and the cruise ship from the interstate.

Ensenada, Mexico Weather
Temperature (Fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 64 65 66 66 68 71 74 75 75 72 71 67
Low 45 46 48 52 54 57 61 62 60 55 49 46
Temperature (Celsius)
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High 18 18 19 19 20 22 23 24 24 22 22 19
Low 7 8 9 11 12 14 16 17 16 13 9 8
Precipitation
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Inches 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Centimeters 5 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
Precipitation Days
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Days 5 4 4 2 1 -- -- -- 2 2 3 3
Humidity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Percent 79 78 79 81 80 81 82 83 83 82 75 75

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