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Mexico's Most Popular Destinations - San Felipe


San Felipe is a pleasant resort town situated 120 miles south of the California-Mexico border on the shores of the warm, tranquil, and beautiful Sea of Cortez. San Felipe is a favorite spot for vacationers who enjoy boating, sailing, swimming, fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, other water sports, and beachcombing on white sandy beaches.

San Felipe is famous for its annual Shrimp Festival every November. San Felipe is also home to the marine habitat of the vaquita porpoise, a rare sea mammal found only in the northern Sea of Cortez.

The combination of sand dunes and rugged terrain surrounding San Felipe provides many opportunities for adventurous outdoor enthusiasts. San Felipe is popular among off-road racing fans and is part of the exciting Baja 250 off-road race every year. Visitors can ride quads and dirt bikes in the desert, go rock climbing, or take off-road trips to explore the springs and waterfalls in the nearby mountains. Others like to explore the Valley of the Giants, a natural reserve of tall, thousand-year-old cacti that has become a destination for photographers from around the world.

San Felipe has also become a popular spot for Americans who wish to retire or own a second home in Baja California. There are several major developments.

Because San Felipe is so close to the United States, it is the perfect choice for your next vacation. You won’t want to miss this jewel of a destination on the beautiful Sea of Cortez.